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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.
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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.
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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...

New $3.3 million contract allows Cave-in-rock critical ferry service to continue without service interruption

PADUCAH — According to a release from the Kentucky Department of Transportation, a new two-year contract will allow the Cave-in-Rock ferry to continue service uninterrupted. The release explained the ferry connects Kentucky Highway 91 in Crittenden County with Route 1 in Hardin County, Illinois and carries an estimated 500 vehicles across the river daily. The release said that for many in Hardin County, the ferry allows them to make it to the closest full-service grocery store. It also helps serves as a tourist attraction for the area. Crittenden County Judge-Executive Perry Newcom expressed that the contract was welcome news, saying in a statement:

Louisville fugitive arrested in Symsonia area of Graves County

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

Longtime NWS Paducah Meteorologist Retires

The partnership between local TV meteorologists, emergency management, and National Weather Service Office is a vital one. We are blessed here in the Local 6 area to have a great working relationship with all three together. That was most evident recently the night of, and days following the deadly December 10th, 2021 tornadoes across west Kentucky.

Barkley officials explain decision to go with Contour Aviation

The Barkley Regional Airport Advisory Board recently voted for Contour Aviation to become Paducah's next air service provider. The caveat to choosing Contour is that flights out of Barkley Regional Airport will be now be round trip to Charlotte. Previous flights out of Paducah using SkyWest Airlines were to and from Chicago.

New contract for Cave-In-Rock Ferry negotiated

PADUCAH, Ky. (WEHT) – The Cave-in-Rock Ferry will keep rollin’ on the river. A two-year contract was negotiated to provide $3.3 million for the ferry to continue and provide regular service. The new agreement will keep the Cave-in-Rock Ferry operating on the regular 16-hour a-day schedule from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The new […]

Dry ground conditions could impact weekend fireworks

PADUCAH— Dry conditions have stretched through June, which has led to concerns for the upcoming holiday weekend. Fireworks and dry ground are a combination Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention Greg Cherry is hoping he doesn't see this weekend. Fireworks are not allowed in the city of Paducah, yet Cherry...

UPDATE: New water distribution schedule set for Marion, Kentucky, residents

UPDATE (6/30/22 @ 4:30 p.m.) — The city of Marion says water distribution for residential use will continue for the foreseeable future. After making some changes, the city has set the new schedule:. People who's last names start with the first half of the alphabet ('A' - 'M') can...

Group donates laptops in Cairo, Ill.

CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - A group in Illinois is giving new life to some old electronics. A multi-faith, non-profit organization donated five upcycled laptops to the Harold S. Jones Fine Arts Center in Cairo on Thursday, June 30. Jones said he’s excited to provide new tech opportunities to his community....

Governor announces $500,000 in grants for Kentucky riverports

Governor Andy Beshear, along with Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray, announced $500,000 in grants for equipment and infrastructure upgrades to four of Kentucky's riverports. The state funds, which were appropriated during the 2022 General Assembly session, requires local matching funds. The ports at Paducah, Owensboro, Eddyville, and Hickman-Fulton County were...