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West Kentucky Regional Job Fair set for August 23

A job fair is coming to Paducah later this month. The West Kentucky Regional Job Fair will take place on August 23 at the Julian Carroll Convention Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. City of Paducah Communications Manager Pam Spencer said officials decided to organize the event following the...
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Calvert City man jailed on McCracken drug, gun charges

McCracken County deputies netted a Calvert City man on drug and gun charges after reports of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies received a tip about a suspicious motorcycle parked on Hines Road late Monday night, and arrived to find 35-year-old Terry D. Foulks. The interaction led to a search of Foulks'...
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Demolition Of Mayfield Commercial Structures To Begin Wednesday

Mayfield, Ky.–At the request of the City of Mayfield, The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to close a section of KY 58/KY 80//Broadway in Downtown Mayfield starting Wednesday, August 10, 2022. This closure of KY 58/KY 80/Broadway in Mayfield is to allow demolition of commercial structures along the west...

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...

Mayfield woman facing drug charges after traffic stop

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A Mayfield woman faces charges after a Graves County Sheriff’s deputy stopped her vehicle on Interstate 69 Sunday night. Penny Todd, 50, faces charges of driving on a DUI suspended operator’s license, possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, 1st offense (methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia buy/possess.

Monkeypox vaccines coming to Paducah as precaution

PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI)- So far, eight cases of Monkeypox have been found in Kentucky, one of which was confirmed in McCracken County. In response, the Paducah-McCracken County Health Department ordered a number of vaccines to address the potential spread of the highly contagious virus. “We had a distribution that went...

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.

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...

Police chase leads to arrest, drug charges

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A police chase just before 1 a.m. on Monday, August 8 in Graves County led to the arrest of a Mayfield man. According to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, but the driver did not stop.

Mayfield woman facing meth charge after stop on I-69

A Mayfield woman will face drug and other charges after her arrest on Sunday. Graves County deputies stopped a vehicle on I-69, and said the driver, 50-year-old Penny Todd, was found to have a suspended driverse license due to a previous DUI conviction. Todd's purse was searched, reportedly leading to...

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...

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...

ACS Gospel Benefit Concert returning to Metropolis

When Martha Bormann was asked if her gospel trio would hold a concert to help the Massac County Unit of the American Cancer Society meet its fundraising goal, she couldn’t have imagined what would occur over the next 28 years. Following a two-year absence because of COVID-19, the American...

Mayor bestows Junior Duchess Award to Paducah teen

Tuesday evening Paducah Mayor George Bray presented eighth grader Nyla Holder with the first Junior Duchess Award. The city already presents Duke and Duchess awards to recognize adults who have impacted the community. However, Bray said the city decided it was time to develop a junior Duke and Duchess award to recognize teens.

Disturbance in Metropolis results in drug arrest for Ledbetter woman

A disturbance call in Metropolis last week ended with the arrest of a Ledbetter woman. Metropolis Police were called to the Motel 6 by hotel management after property damage had been discovered. Allegedly, a door had been damaged by 39-year-old Jerrica M. Holder of Ledbetter. Police arrested Holder and charged...

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.

Paducah men arrested in Carlisle County after multi-county chase

Two Paducah men were arrested in Carlisle County early Monday after a multi-county chase. Carlisle County dispatch was alerted to the chase as it came out of McCracken County along US 62. An SUV reported stolen in Paducah was being pursued by the vehicle's owner on a motorcycle. The SUV and motorcycle were intercepted by Carlisle County deputies in the Lovelaceville area.