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2 die in crash during police pursuit in western Kentucky

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Two people have died from injuries suffered in a crash that occurred during a police pursuit in western Kentucky, authorities said. An initial investigation found that Lamont X. Young, 27, of De Soto, Illinois, fled from a McCracken County Sheriff’s deputy who was trying to arrest him, Kentucky State Police said in a statement. Young drove a Honda Civic west toward an intersection, where he failed to stop at a traffic light and collided with a Ford Explorer, police said.
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Kentucky State Police Post 1 Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Kentucky State Police (KSP) will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. Post 1 Public Information Officer Trooper Adam Jones says the intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for...
Trigg County, KYwhopam.com

Trigg Co. reports 13 new COVID-19 cases

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday in Trigg County. They are nine adults and four minors between the ages of seven and 52 and they are all healing at home, according to the Pennyrile District Health Department.
Paducah, KYwpsdlocal6.com

Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration event schedule

PADUCAH– The Eighth of August Emancipation Celebration is a yearly event that honors Paducah's Black heritage. The event has also been a day for the Black community in Paducah to celebrate the emancipation of slavery, and this year's theme is "Stronger Together". This year organizers are recommending attendees wear a...
Mccracken County, KYwpsdlocal6.com

McCracken County Public Schools announces mask requirement

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — McCracken County Public Schools has announced a universal mask mandate in all district buildings starting Thursday. The requirement applies to all students, staff and visitors inside McCracken County Public Schools buildings. In an letter shared via Facebook Wednesday afternoon, Superintendent Steve Carter says the decision to...
Paducah, KYMagic 95.1

One killed in I-24 crash

PADUCAH, Ill. (WJPF) — A fatal crash shut down a portion of Interstate 24 near Paducah for about eleven hours Tuesday. It happened at about 12:20 p.m. in the westbound lanes about three miles from the Illinois/Kentucky border. Police say three tractor trailers and three passenger vehicles were involved. One...
Kentucky Statewnky.com

5 killed in western Kentucky crash involving car, semi truck

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say four adults and a child were killed in a crash on a highway in western Kentucky. A statement from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened Monday afternoon when a 2001 Volvo semi-truck and a 2006 Ford Taurus collided as the car was attempting to leave a business and cross the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60. All five people inside the car were pronounced dead at the scene. The statement identified the four adults as driver Monica Jewell and passengers Trevor Doom, Eddie Knight and Linda Young. The child was identified as 14-year-old Alexander Hudson. An investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.
Paducah, KYwpsdlocal6.com

Hundreds attend job fair in Paducah

PADUCAH — There continues to be a worker shortage at both the national and local levels. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the nation's average unemployment rate was 5.9% in June and 4.4% in Kentucky. That is why companies held a job fair in Paducah on Wednesday. Employers across...
Murray, KYwpsdlocal6.com

Murray State University requiring masks indoors on campus

MURRAY, KY — Murray State University has announced masks will be required indoors on campus, including in classrooms, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status. In a message sent to the campus community that was shared with Local 6, the university says the requirement applies to students, faculty, staff and visitors in all Murray State buildings at all locations.
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Kentucky senators to miss Fancy Farm Picnic

FANCY FARM, KY– Organizers for this years Fancy Farm Picnic have announced Kentucky senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul will not attend the event this year. The two senators will be in Washington D.C. this weekend while the senate continues efforts to complete the infrastructure bill. Gov. Andy Beshear and...
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Hoptown Chronicle

Murray State to require masks for everyone indoors

The new guidance from Murray State continues to encourage voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations as the “best defense” against COVID-19. The university is hosting a series of on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the next couple of months. Murray State University will require all individuals, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status, to wear a...