Grand Rivers, KY

Third Defender In Three Months Enters Into Curtis Case

The suggestion of mediation in the case against Cadiz woman Shaylynn Curtis will need careful consideration from Commonwealth’s Attorney Carrie Ovey-Wiggins. Such discussion took place during Wednesday’s afternoon session of Trigg County Circuit Court, in which Public Defender Katie Riley made her first appearance as defender for Curtis.
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Trigg County Ham Festival Announces Headlining Music Act

With the annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival two months away, organizers have begun to announce the entertainment that will headline the weekend in downtown Cadiz. According to a post on the Ham Festival’s Facebook page, Rubiks Groove will be the headlining act on Saturday night at a yet-to-be-announced location in downtown Cadiz.
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Murray Ledger & Times

Obituaries, August 10, 2022

Brenda Trimble, 67, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1955, in Murray, to Paul Cunningham and Earleen Hill Cunningham, who preceded her in death. She was a caregiver, and a member of Glendale Road Church of Christ. Ms....

Murray boutique heavily damaged by fire

A Murray business suffered extensive damage in a fire Wednesday morning. Motorists on 12th Street reported thick black smoke coming from the Southern Soul Boutique around 7:30 a.m. The proprietors of the boutique reported on social media that the cause was a "terrible electrical fire." They posted that "the future...

Princeton man charged with strangulation

A Princeton man was charged with strangulation in connection to an altercation that occurred over the weekend. Princeton police said 36-year old Bryan D. Harris was arrested Monday after an investigation of a domestic disturbance that occurred on Saturday where Harris allegedly grabbed a female victim by the throat and strangled her until she was unconscious.

Princeton police seek suspects after counterfeit bill found

The Princeton Police Department has requested the public's help with identifying two people accused of passing counterfeit bills. Authorities said a man in a white shirt used a counterfeit $100 bill at Casey's General Store in Princeton early Wednesday morning. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Princeton Police...

Daviess County Arrest Report

Gavin Helms, 24, of Golconda, Illinois was arrested Tuesday by WPD and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Syringe, with being a felon in Possession of a Firearm. He was booked into the Daviess County Security Center. No bond was set. Joshua Alvey, 35, of Washington was arrested...

Tip leads to fugitive's arrest in Lyon County

A complaint about a fugitive in Eddyville led to one arrest. Deputies and Eddyville police responded to US 62, just east of Eddyville. Authorities said two people from Michigan had recently moved to Lyon County and both had non-extraditable warrants for their arrest from outside Kentucky. On of the suspects,...

Paducah copes with ongoing staffing shortages

PADUCAH — The Paducah Area Transit Authority (PATS) is feeling the sting of staff shortages. They're currently short more than 15 drivers. They're not the only local service being hit by low staffing. The city of Paducah's services are also being impacted. City Manager Daron Jordan says they're short...

Graves County may see new Hampton Inn

Graves County could be the home of a new, state-of-the-art 87-room hotel. Local investor Al Nathu and his attorney, James Parsons, presented new hotel plans to the Graves County Fiscal Court on Monday, in hopes of building a new Hampton Inn. Nathu said he already has a franchise approval in...

River City Mission's fundraising yard sale begins August 17th

The Giant Four Day Yard Sale benefiting River City Mission has been rescheduled and will begin on August 17th. The Giant Yard Sale will take place in Floral Hall at Carson Park on August 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th. The yard sale is a fundraising effort to benefit the mission....

Paducah's Labor Day parade returns after 2-year absence

After being canceled in 2020 and 2021, the West Kentucky Labor Day Committee invites everyone to participate in their 47th annual Labor Day parade and family celebration on September 5. The parade usually draws up to 60 entries with floats, vehicles, marching bands and hundreds of local laborers heading up...

Brookport man arrested after allegedly found passed out behind the wheel

A Brookport man was arrested Saturday after he was reportedly found passed out behind the wheel of his truck. Metropolis Police spotted a truck stopped along Ferry Street with the engine running. The officer noticed the driver allegedly passed out behind the wheel and made several attempts to wake him.

Girl's cross country team assists with animal shelter

This summer, Monday mornings for the Graves County High School’s varsity cross country team could be seen running a four-mile trip to the local animal shelter, giving the furry friends who are looking for a home a nice surprise. A walk, filled with playtime and treats. Coach Kayla Wilson...

Twin sisters attend prestigious military academy programs

PADUCAH — Twin sisters are proving they're ready to serve their country, taking part in two prestigious military programs this summer. Clare Shirk was accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Summer Seminar, while her sister, Audrey Shirk, completed the Coast Guard Academy Introductory Mission (AIM) program. They are some of the only students at Paducah Tilghman High to ever attend. Their father's been a big inspiration, but as you'll see, the Shirks have made service and sacrifice a family legacy.