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Officer, Suspect Injured in Pursuit
Friday, October 24, 2014 9:15 PM
An Arlington man faces several charges, after a police pursuit that ended with a crash. At around 2:00 pm Friday, a McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle that was sitting in a field across from Energy Fitness, just off of Holt Road near the Friendship Road intersection. Police said when the officer arrived, she reportedly saw a van parked in a ...
Five Indicted for Drug Crimes, Two Being Sought
Friday, October 24, 2014 7:08 PM
The Paducah Police are seeking the public’s help in locating two western Kentucky residents charged with drug offenses. On October 10, 35-year-old Jerry Polk, of Paducah, and 33-year-old April Williams, of Calvert City, were among five people indicted on various drug charges by a McCracken County grand jury. Polk was indicted on charges of first-degree trafficking cocaine, second ...
Paducah Woman Hurt in Crash with Dump Truck
Friday, October 24, 2014 2:15 PM
A Paducah woman was injured Friday morning in a crash on Krebs Station Road. Just after 11:00 am deputies were dispatched to the 1400 block of Krebs Station Road to a crash involving a dump truck and a passenger car. Police said their investigation revealed 54-year-old Alice Penrod, of Paducah was driving on Krebs Station Road and in the process of turning into a driveway when she was hit ...
Three Vehicle Crash Snarls Traffic in Lone Oak
Friday, October 24, 2014 9:54 AM
A three vehicle crash created a traffic snarl on Lone Oak Road in Lone Oak Friday morning. The McCracken County Sheriff's Deparmtnet says it all happened at around 7:20 am, at the intersection of Lone Oak Road and John E. Robinson Drive for a three vehicle accident. Deputies say Andrea K. Waldon, 17, of Paducah tried to make a left hand turn from John E. Robinson Drive onto Lone Oak ...
Local Candidates Participate in Forum at WKCTC
Friday, October 24, 2014 12:43 AM
The Clemens Fine Art Center of WKCTC was the site for a local Candidate Forum Thursday night, focusing on races in McCracken County, especially the contest between Jeff Hines and Bob Leeper for County Judge-Executive. The theater was about half-full for the event, sponsored by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, and began with brief comments from candidates for County PVA, County Clerk, City ...
Local Health Agencies Issue Letter on Ebola
Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:25 PM
Officials from several local healthcare agencies have issued a letter assuring the public that they are ready for the unlikely event of an ebola case in our area. They say while the risk is extremely low that someone will contract the virus, they are prepared to handle it if it happens. Here is the letter in its entirety: With all of the national attention on Ebola, rest assured that ...
PTHS Class of '84 Makes Donation to Library
Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:48 PM
The PTHS Class of 1984 has donated $400.02 to the Paducah Tilghman Library. These funds were left from their recent successful 30th reunion due to the excellent attendance and frugal planning. This reunion was special in that several classmates anonymously donated extra so others could attend at no charge. All door prizes were donated, others worked behind the scenes and gave their time and ...
Two Hurt in Three-Vehicle Intersection Crash
Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:29 PM
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon just west of Paducah. McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded about 2:40 pm to the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and Mayfield-Metropolis Road. They spoke to those involved, and determined that 54-year-old Theresa Tucker of Ledbetter was waiting to cross the highway. She said she got distracted by a passing ...
Baptist Health Plans Cancer Center, Expands NICU
Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:09 PM
Baptist Health Paducah will move forward in 2015 with plans to develop a comprehensive all-under-one-roof Regional Cancer Care Center and expand its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. “Our region looks to Baptist Health Paducah to provide the latest, most comprehensive treatments and services for our families,” said president William A. Brown. “Just as we built the heart center in ...
Unemployment Rate Falls in All Kentucky Counties
Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:31 AM
Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between September 2013 and September 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the second consecutive month that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties. Last month was the first time on record this had happened. Local ...
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