Graves County,

Ballard County man arrested on six warrants, drug possession

GRAVES COUNTY, KY– On Friday, the Graves County Sheriff's Office arrested a man who had six outstanding warrants. An ensuing search also resulted in the discovery of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. On Friday evening the Graves County Sheriff's Office were notified by the Ballard County Sheriff’s Office that 32-year-old Joshua...
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Teen’s body recovered from Kentucky Lake

CALVERT CITY, Ky. (AP) — Officials say the body of a teenage boy has been recovered from Kentucky Lake. Marshall County Deputy Coroner Curt Curtner told WPSD-TV that the 17-year-old’s body was recovered Sunday after authorities were notified about a male that went under the water and didn’t resurface. Curtner is also a part of the Marshall County Rescue Squad that responded to the lake. Officials say the boy went under near the Kentucky Dam Convention Center. His name wasn’t released. An autopsy is planned.
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Livingston County,

Grand Rivers woman indicted on charges of Medicaid fraud, theft

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY — A Livingston County, Kentucky, woman has been indicted regarding accusations of Medicaid Fraud, the state attorney general's office says. A Livingston County grand jury indicted 33-year-old Sherry Boyd of Grand Rivers on July 21. In a Monday news release, Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office says the...
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Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Paducah

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Paducah: 1. 538 Lone Oak Rd (270) 443-8855; 2. 3141 Park Ave (270) 443-9459; 3. 3550 James Sanders Blvd 270-444-6500; 4. 521 Lone Oak Rd 270-442-6659; 5. 3360 Irvin Cobb Dr 270-444-8011; 6. 3220 Irvin Cobb Dr 270-444-6941; 7.
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Explore The National Quilt Museum: Paducah, Kentucky

Hey, y'all! Admire quilts, the art of quilt-making, and/or fiber art in general? Pack your bags and plan your next trip to the National Quilt Museum! The National Quilt Museum, through both world-class exhibits and instructional workshops, exhibits all that the fine craft embodies. One of the best parts? It's located in Paducah, Kentucky - a UNESCO Creative City!

Millions allocated to increase vaccinations in rural communities

PADUCAH — A multimillion-dollar initiative aims to support outreach efforts and increase COVID-19 vaccinations in rural communities across Kentucky. Monday, the Kentucky Primary Care Association announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is providing $6.3 million to 130 rural health clinics statewide. David Bolt is CEO of...

More heat, humidity coming later this week

Western Kentucky is set to heat up some more later this week as we’re about halfway through what’s been a relatively mild summer. Rick Shanklin with the National Weather Service in Paducah hosted his final weekly conference call prior to retirement Monday and said heat index values should be above 100 Thursday for one of a very few times this summer.
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Patrick Newcomb Wins Again On PGA Tour Latinoamerica

The Murray State Hall of Famer scores his second win on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica with a victory in Tulum, Mexico. 2020 Murray State hall of famer Patrick Newcomb scored his second victory on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica with a victory at the Bupa Championship in Tulum, Mexico. Newcomb, from...
Mccracken County,

McCracken County leaders table sports complex and E-911 agreements again

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Another week has gone by, and still no agreement signed for the McCracken County Outdoor Sports Complex or Paducah E-911 center. McCracken County leaders were expected to vote on memorandums of understanding for the two projects Monday, but tabled them for the second meeting in a row. That means they can't move forward with any more plans until the agreements are signed.
Paducah, KYUS News and World Report

3 Projects Receive Funding to Preserve Black History

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three projects in Kentucky are receiving $150,000 in federal funding to help preserve African American history, officials said. The funding will help projects at Cherokee State Park in Hardin, the Hotel Metropolitan in Paducah and the Palmer Pharmacy Building in Lexington, state officials said. Each will receive $50,000 to continue preservation efforts.