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Distiller: 'Massive Equipment Failure' Caused Fire
Saturday, April 25, 2015 11:51 PM
A spokesperson for Silver Trail Distillery says the owner is deeply grieved by the explosion and fire that destroyed the building and wounded two employees. A statement posted early Saturday on the Distillery's Facebook page said the damage and injuries were caused by a "massive equipment failure." The statement said Second Distiller Jay Rogers & his Assistant Kyle Rogers suffered serious ...
WKCTC Honors Program Thursday
Saturday, April 25, 2015 9:02 PM
Heather Vandiver and Cassandra Grace will be among ninety-three students to be recognized at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s 2015 Honors Ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in the Clemens Fine Arts Center. Vandiver of McCracken County and Grace of Graves County were nominated for the 2015 All-USA Community College Academic Team. All-USA Team members are ...
Win a GMC Truck in KSP Trooper Island Raffle
Saturday, April 25, 2015 4:40 PM
The Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield and Trooper Island Inc. have announced theiR 2015 Trooper Island Raffle to help raise funding for the Trooper Island Children´s Camp. The Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle features a vehicle ready for work or play this year. Newly re-designed and re-engineered for 2015, the GMC Sierra 1500 SLE pickup includes an Sonoma Red Metallic ...
LBL Plans for Public Meetings
Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:56 PM
The U.S. Forest Service is preparing for a series of public hearings next month over logging and management plans at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. The meetings come on the heels of the federal agency halting new timber sales projects after several months of public outcry. Forestry officials told the Murray Ledger & Times that logging and burning, which also ...
Lane, Width Restrictions at Purchase Pkwy, US-45
Saturday, April 25, 2015 11:47 AM
A work zone on the Purchase Parkway is going to have new restrictions starting Monday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a contractor will put a lane and width restriction in place at the Exit 25 interchange with U.S. Highway 45 near Mayfield, while they work to widen and extend the ramps in that area. Traffic will be one-lane and restricted to a maximum width of 11 feet. Any trucks ...
Six Students Charged after School Drug Search
Friday, April 24, 2015 3:49 PM
Six students face marijuana charges after a multi-agency search was conducted at Marshall County High School. On Tuesday, Marshall County deputies along with Paducah police K-9 units, McCracken County Sheriff, Graves County Sheriff, Mayfield police and Murray police conducted a routine search at Marshall County High School. Police said that after the search was conducted, six ...
Two Airlifted After Hardin Distillery Explosion
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:28 PM
Two workers were injured in an explosion at a Hardin distillery that produces small-batch whiskeys. Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byars said the explosion at the Silver Trail Distillery occurred around 10:45 a.m. on Friday. Two workers, 40-year-old Jay Rogers and 26-year-old Kyle Rogers, suffered severe burns and were flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in ...
Proposed Electric Increases Fuel Governor's Race
Friday, April 24, 2015 9:33 AM
Rising electric bills are playing an outsized role in the race for Kentucky's next governor. Kentucky is consistently ranked among the lowest states in the country for the cost of electricity. But three of the state's four major investor owned utilities have rate increases pending before the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Kentucky relies on coal for most of its electricity, and ...
Benton Man Blacks Out, Crashes Truck
Thursday, April 23, 2015 9:49 PM
A Marshall County man was injured Thursday when he wrecked his truck after apparently blacking out behind the wheel. According to Benton Police, 57-year-old Stanley R. Riley of Benton, was traveling westbound on Symsonia Highway when he reportedly lost consciousness. Police said Riley's vehicle crossed into the eastbound lanes and struck the concrete overpass. The truck finally came to rest on ...
I-24 Closed After RV and Semi Collide, Burn
Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:18 PM
I-24 in Christian County was closed for hours and traffic was backed up into Tennessee after three vehicles crashed, and two of them burned Thursday afternoon. WKDZ radio reported Thursday that around 1:30 pm at the westbound 89 mile marker in Christian County, a semi which was hauling frozen chickens struck a car which was being towed behind an RV. The car broke loose from ...
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