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Benton man wanted for questioning arrested after pursuit

A Benton man wanted for questioning was arrested after authorities said he led them on a pursuit through two counties. Marshall County dispatch requested authorities be on the lookout for 37-year-old Kevin Ray Rushing, who was wanted for questioning in connection to a felony. Rushing had last been seen heading...
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Industrial incident leaves one dead in Calvert City

An industrial incident in Calvert City that claimed one man's life is under investigation. The incident happened at CC Metals & Alloys on Tuesday morning. Calvert City Police and Fire Department were called to a report of a man down at the facility. They arrived to find 53-year-old Eric Osborne...
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Man accused of shooting two people in Paducah

A woman from Williamson County lost $35,000 in a phone scam. Broadway business owners concerned over community center. Business owners in Cape Girardeau are raising concerns involving the community center. Herrin School District adds school resource officer. Updated: 11 hours ago. |. Herrin School District adds school resource officer. House...
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Man found dead at factory in Calvert City

CALVERT CITY, KY — A death investigation is underway at CC Metals and Alloys in Calvert City, Kentucky. The Marshall County coroner confirmed to Local 6 on Tuesday that a man was found dead at the factory. We're working to learn more about how the man died. Wednesday, CCMA...
CALVERT CITY, KY
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Lyon County program aimed at reducing substance abuse awarded grant

A program aimed at reducing substance abuse among young people in Lyon County was awarded a grant on Thursday. The Office of National Drug Control Policy awarded grants to four community programs across the state, including $625,000 to the Champions for a Drug-Free Lyon County. Other programs receiving funding include...
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Grand Rivers woman arrested on Livingston County drug charge

A Grand Rivers woman was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop. A Livingston County Sheriff's deputy stopped 38-year-old Elizabeth Holder of Grand Rivers on Cutoff Road near Smithland. During the stop, police reportedly uncovered 3.4 grams of methamphetamine. Holder was arrested and charged with possession of meth,...
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Marshall County senior athletes honor favorite teachers

PADUCAH, KY -- Everyone has had at least one teacher that has stood out above the rest and impacted your life for the better. On Tuesday afternoon, several senior athletes at Marshall County traveled to schools across the county to honor their favorite teachers. Athletes presented their favorite teachers at...
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Night Striping For I-24, I-69 Begins Tonight

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has plans for evening paint striping along Interstate 24 and a small section Interstate 69 to begin Wednesday night, and last the next two weeks pending weather. Work will begin along most of I-24 from Ohio River Bridge through McCracken, Marshall, Livingston,...
LYON COUNTY, KY
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Metropolis Police warn of text scam concerning mail

Metropolis Police and the Metropolis Post Office are warning residents of a text message scam. The post office says they have been notified by customers that fraudulent text messages are being sent purporting to be from the United States Postal Service. The messages claim that there is an issue with a package delivery.
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WKCTC offering 12-week online classes

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering 12-week classes beginning in September, aimed at helping students get a jump start on the spring semester. The online classes begin on September 12 and meet Tuesday evenings, with the goal of helping students save time and money. The F.A.S.T. Track Evening...
PADUCAH, KY
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Meth bust nets six Paducah residents

An ongoing investigation into meth trafficking netted six Paducah residents. McCracken County detectives said it was discovered that illegal drug activity was taking place at a home on North 6th Street. A vehicle leaving the home was stopped Sunday afternoon. The passenger, identified as 50-year-old Michael W. Stewart, was arrested...
PADUCAH, KY
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New Satellite Clinic Expands Access to Robotic Surgery

In 2018, Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital was proud to be the first hospital in the Paducah, Ky. region with robotic-assisted general surgery. And today, we are expanding access to our robotic surgeons, Clinton Kaufman, DO (pictured above, right) and Alice Higdon, DO (pictured above, left), by opening a new satellite clinic: Mercy Health — Marshall General Surgery.
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Hopkinsville man arrested on Lyon County DUI, drug charges

An investigation into a possible Emergency Protective Order violation in Lyon County led to a Hopkinsville man's arrest on unrelated charges. Deputies responded to the alleged violation at a home on KY 295 North. As they arrived, authorities said a man was attempting to leave in a vehicle, but then...
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Top 10 Players of Gridiron Glory: #3 Malachi Rider

PADUCAH, KY -- Area coaches voted Paducah Tilghman junior runningback Malachi Rider #3 on our top-10 player list as we countdown the days until Gridiron Glory. Here are what some coaches are saying about Rider:. Marshall County's Steve Etheridge: "Guy like that, you might not think he is a powerful...
PADUCAH, KY
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Benton Police warn about potential Spectrum scam

On Monday, the Benton Police Department warned the public of a potential scam. They said they had been notified that someone was calling, posing to be a representative from Spectrum, and offering to lower customers' monthly bills. Police said the scammer is asking for money to be sent to them up front.
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