Clinton, KY

Union City Police Dispatched to Shooting on North Morgan Street

Union City police were dispatched to shots being fired on North Morgan Street. Reports said officers arrived to recover eleven rounds of ammunition from the 400 block to the 700 block of North Morgan. The caller advised police the shooting occurred between a Chrysler 300, and a green motorcycle, occupied...
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Two men arrested on meth charges

On June 30, 2022 at 2:08 a.m., Graves County Deputies Tyler Crane and Chandler Sirls conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on KY 58 East. The vehicle in question was determined to have no valid insurance. During an investigation to verify ownership of the vehicle, deputies attempted to identify...

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...

High water, prolonged flooding changing ecosystem of the Upper Mississippi, new report finds

High water and longer-lasting flooding are changing the habitat along the Upper Mississippi River, according to a new report analyzing nearly 30 years of data. The upper basin is the natural floodplain that spans from Minnesota through Wisconsin and Iowa to Cairo, Illinois. It’s an ecologically diverse area, consisting of wetlands, marshes and forests.

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...

Several Fireworks Shows Planned for Fourth of July Holiday Weekend

The local area will have several options for watching fireworks for the Fourth of July holiday. On Saturday, a fireworks show will be held at 9:00, at the American Legion building on Reelfoot Lake. On Monday from 4:00 until 9:00, the Obion County Fairgrounds will be the site of a...

2 arrested after traffic stop turns into foot chase, drug bust

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two men face charges after a traffic stop turned into a foot chase and drugs found. Miles Estes, 31, of Trenton, New Jersey faces charges of fleeing or evading police 1st degree (on foot), resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine), drug paraphernalia and criminal mischief 3rd degree.

Chiefs pick up win on the road over Fulton, 3-2

Both teams were strong on the hill on Saturday, but the Paducah Chiefs were a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory over the Fulton Railroaders 3-2. Colin Murphy pitched the Chiefs to victory. The bulldog went seven innings, allowing two runs on five hits and striking out seven. Evan Oakley threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Paducah police look for man accused of theft, other charges

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – Paducah police are looking for a man accused of theft and other charges. Andrew P. Lowery, 32, lists addresses on Ogilvie Avenue in Brookport and in Kevil. Lowery is described as 6 feet 8 inches, 307 pounds with reddish hair and a beard. He faces...

Dorena-Hickman Ferry Temporarily Closed Due to Low Water Levels

HICKMAN, KY —The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is temporarily closed due to low water levels on the Mississippi River. The low water has blocked access to the Missouri Landing. The Cairo Gauge showed 17.56 ft. at 8 a.m., today. That was almost a half a foot below the forecast of 18 ft.

Chase Thrasher Officially Takes Reins as UT Martin Head Rodeo Coach

MARTIN, Tenn. – Chase Thrasher begins his appointment as the University of Tennessee at Martin head rodeo coach today, formally becoming the fifth head coach in program history. A Skyhawk rodeo alum, Thrasher was appointed as head-coach-in-waiting on April 26 with the scheduled start date of July 1 –...

South Fulton warns Camelot Condominiums of fire risks, health concerns

SOUTH FULTON, Ga. - The City of South Fulton is stepping up law enforcement patrols near a problematic condominium complex, which the city was allegedly cited numerous times for fire code violations. A South Fulton spokesperson said there is not much city leaders can do about residents' allegedly poor living conditions.

Crews battle early morning fire in Cairo

CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - Firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire on the 500 block of 31st Street in Cairo. Crews were called to the fire around 3:30 a.m. At this time, it is not clear at to what is on fire. Stay with Heartland News for updates.

Steve Speed

Steve Speed, 77, of Union City, died Friday at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Popular Grove Cemetery, near Hickman, Kentucky. Visitation will be held Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Union City ends use of speed and red light cameras

The contract for Union City's stationary speed enforcement, and intersection red light cameras, expired Thursday at midnight. KYTN reports that the City Council recently voted 4-2 to not renew their contract for the service with Redflex. The unmanned service began in 2016, with three intersection cameras. The service also included...