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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....
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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 commercial buildings to start in downtown Mayfield

MAYFIELD, KY — Demolition in the heart of downtown Mayfield is set to start in the next few days. Some of the historic buildings destroyed by the Dec. 10 tornado are scheduled to come down. Broadway Street was home to many modern day businesses before the tornado. Exactly eight months later, they're going to be demolished.

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...

Kentucky State Police ask for public's help in Clinton cold case

Kentucky State Police are looking for information as they re-examine a cold case out of Clinton. This case centers on the murder of Duane Caldwell, who was shot and killed outside his grocery store on January 7th, 1985. According to troopers, Caldwell and his wife Betty had closed their store...

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...

WMOK News Check – Wednesday, August 10, 2022

WMOK Metropolis – Serving Metropolis and the surrounding area since 1951. 93.7FM 920AM and streaming worldwide at Today – Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83°. Tonight – Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with...

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...

Donna Lea Taylor

Donna Lea Taylor, 79, of Valrico, Fla., died Sunday, July 24, 2022. She was born on May 10, 1943, in West Memphis, Ark. She enjoyed going to Church. She was a proud Christian and loved Jesus Christ, her family and being with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A...

Nicolas A. Romero

Nicolas A. Romero, 75, of Paducah, died at 6:25 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at his home. He was born in Salvatierra, Guanajuato, Mexico, on Wednesday, May 28, 1947, the son of Ignacio Hurtado Romero and Maria Andrade Gonzales. Mr. Romero is survived by his wife of 36 years, Nicolasa...

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...

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.

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...