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Ongoing drug investigation results in Mayfield man's arrest

An ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Graves County resulted in the arrest of a Mayfield man on Friday. The Graves County Sheriff's Office searched a home on Big Valley Drive, just south of Mayfield, Friday afternoon. Allegedly, the search uncovered over 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a small amount of...
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Paducah Police seek help finding a man wanted in several counties

Paducah Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man wanted in several counties. Police said 32-year-old Andrew P. Lowery is accused of using a stolen check to purchase a motorcycle from a local business earlier this month. The check, and several other checks, were reported stolen by a Livingston County resident. Lowery also has outstanding warrants in McCracken, Livingston and Carlisle counties.
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Federal grand jury in Paducah indicts three men on gun offenses

According to the indictments, a federal grand jury in Paducah returned three indictments in May, charging three men with firearm offenses. The grand jury indicted 43-yer-old Shaun Powers of Hopkinsville on charges of illegal possession of a machine gun, 30-year-old Cleve Nedd, Jr. of Hopkinsville, charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and 22-year-old Anthony Jones of Indianapolis, Indiana, on charges of engaging in the business of dealing firearms and illegal possession of a machine gun.
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June 30, 2022 Fugitive Arrested in Symsonia area of Graves County

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office had received information that a man wanted on felony warrants in Marshall and McCracken counties for probation violations relating to previous drug convictions, was on the run from Louisville, and was hiding out at a rural remote location in northeastern Graves County. Joshua D....

Police searching for man wanted in several counties, multiple charges

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - Paducah Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a man wanted in several counties on theft and other charges. Andrew P. Lowery, who lists addresses in Brookport and Kevil, is wanted in McCracken, Livingston and Carlisle Counties. Lowery is wanted in Paducah...

Fireworks shows and Independence Day celebrations scheduled all weekend long

Fireworks shows and Independence Day celebrations are scheduled all weekend long across western Kentucky and southern Illinois. If you know of a celebration that's not included on this list, please email us at Kentucky. • Eddyville's premiere fireworks show, Thunder Over Eddy Bay, will take place on Saturday with...

Home search nets two arrests for outstanding warrants

On Wednesday afternoon, a pair of McCracken County men were arrested on outstanding warrants following the search of a home. Detectives with the Paducah Police Department said they served a warrant at a home on Greer Street where 26-year-old Liwan Martin and 20-year-old Quandarius Jones were found at the residence with outstanding warrants.

Paducah PD: 2 arrested after crack cocaine, other drugs found in home

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Two McCracken County men face charges after an investigation by the Paducah Police Department’s Drug Unit. Liwan Quantae Martin, 26, of Westbrook Boulevard, was arrested on a warrant charging him with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (second offense), trafficking in marijuana (less than eight ounces – second offense), second-degree possession of a controlled substance and failure to wear a seat belt.

Three Indicted on Federal Weapons Charge Make Court Appearance

Three men indicted on weapons charges made their initial court appearances this week in federal court in Paducah. 43-year-old Shaun Powers and 30-year-old Cleve Nedd — both of Hopkinsville and former Christian County resident 22-year-old Anthony Jones of Indianapolis were indicted in May. Powers is charged with possessing a...

Southern Illinois graduate signs to play basketball for WKCTC

(KBSI) – It was signing day for one southern Illinois high school graduate who is now preparing to embark on his college basketball career. Wyatt Sherwin received academic scholarships and financial awards both at Illinois Wesleyan and University of Illinois, but he was determined in his desire to play collegiate basketball.

Louisville fugitive arrested in Symsonia; will face new meth trafficking charge

A weeklong surveillance of a wanted Louisville man ended with his arrest in Symsonia on Thursday. The Graves County Sheriff’s Office said they received information that a wanted Louisville man was on the run and hiding in northeastern Graves County. The man, 31-year-old Joshua Burd of Louisville and formerly of Graves County, was also wanted on outstanding warrants out of McCracken and Marshall Counties.

Wes Newsome choses as new Paducah Middle School Assistant Principal

PADUCAH — The Paducah Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council has chosen Wes Newsome to be the new Paducah Middle School assistant principal. According to a release sent today, Newsome has nine years of teaching experience. He reportedly began teaching at Paducah Tilghman Highschool as the English as a Second Language Teacher and yearbook advisor. Recently, he was on the Paducah Instructional Team as a District Instructional Coach.

US 45 roadwork at Vienna begins on July 5th

The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting motorists traveling on US 45 in Johnson County of the construction project beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, weather permitting. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by flaggers. The work on US 45 will occur at about a mile...

Heartland company to invest millions in new Paducah location

A group donated upcycled laptops to the Cairo Fine Arts Center. A look at healthy eating on a budget. Person of interest in custody in connection with deadly Williamson Co. shooting. Updated: 6 hours ago. |. A person of interest is in custody in connection with a deadly Williamson County...

Innovative new manufacturing company coming to McCracken County

PADUCAH — HHO Carbon Clean Systems LLC, a sustainability-driven company that manufactures hydrogen-based carbon cleaning systems for torches and engines, will build its first Kentucky-based facility in McCracken County. Governor Beshear announced the news on Thursday, saying “This is an innovative company focused on sustainable practices, and its leaders...

Paducah's Columbia Theater rebranding as Columbia Art House

The Columbia Theater in downtown Paducah is rebranding as the Columbia Art House. Officials said the change would better represent the future programming and usage of the theater. The theater's volunteer board, charged with restoring the 1927 structure, approved the name change recently. Darlene Mazzone, Chair of the Columbia Art...