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Murray State Projecting Record Enrollment
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 5:13 AM
Murray State University is projecting record enrollment this year, for the third year in a row. Final enrollment data will be provided to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education in late October, but preliminary figures show this year's enrollment at 11,166 students. That's a 2.5 percent increase over last fall. According to the University, categories of students experiencing the most ...
Third Round of Bridge Blasting Set for Wednesday
Monday, September 29, 2014 10:05 PM
A demolition team is set to take down the third and final truss section of the Old Ledbetter Bridge using controlled explosives at 8:00 am Wednesday. The team will be taking down the center truss section of the 83-year old structure that crosses the main navigation channel of the Tennessee River. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the center truss has been pre-cut ...
US 45 Traffic Signal to be Reactivated after Study
Monday, September 29, 2014 4:11 PM
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to reactivate a traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 45/Paducah-Mayfield Road and KY 1276/Key Bottom Road in Graves County at 10:00 am Wednesday. KYTC traffic engineers placed the traffic signal at the entrance to the old General Tire Plant in flashing mode on May 1, 2014, to allow a traffic study to determine if it should be removed. KYTC ...
Mikulcik Named Commended Student at Calloway HS
Monday, September 29, 2014 12:11 PM
Erik Mikulcik has been named the Commended Student for 2015 at Calloway County High School. Principal Randy McCallon made the announcement and awarded Mikulcik with a letter of commendation from the school as part of the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Erik is the son of Stacey and David Mikulcik and will graduate from Calloway County High School in the ...
Murray Police Charge Juvenile with Vandalism
Monday, September 29, 2014 11:39 AM
Charges have now been brought in a Murray vandalism investigation. Several businesses in the South 12th Street area had their front windows broken on August 21 and 22. According to the Murray Police Department, a juvenile suspect has been identified and charges have been filed. Police said a total of over $1,700 in damages was reported by the businesses involved. ...
Graves Deputies Charge Two with Recent Burglaries
Monday, September 29, 2014 11:16 AM
Authorities in Graves County have made two arrests in connection with three burglaries that occurred earlier this month. On Friday, Graves County sheriff's deputies stopped a vehicle on Broadway in Mayfield that fit the description of a vehicle that police said had been used in several residential burglaries in the south end of the county. A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of ...
O'Hare Airport Struggling to Get Back to Normal
Monday, September 29, 2014 9:39 AM
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says he's ordered a review of the agency's security protocols and how it deals with unexpected incidents such as last week's fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility that disrupted air travel. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said Monday that he has asked the team of employees and union representatives "think as ...
Lake Barkley Offers Special Buffets in October
Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:30 PM
If you’re looking for an outstanding dining experience, the staff at Lake Barkley State Resort Park suggests two special culinary events planned in October. The park will feature its last seafood buffet of the season on October 3 starting at 4 pm. The Windows on the Water Restaurant is offering this all-you-can-eat buffet for $25.99 a person, plus drink and taxes. Menu highlights include ...
Services Held for Kentucky Woman Killed in Chile
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:39 PM
A 22-year-old western Kentucky woman who authorities said was murdered in Chile has been honored at a memorial service. WKYT-TV reports that services were held Saturday for Erica Hagan in Marshall County. The body of Hagan, a Georgetown College graduate, was found in the bathroom of her apartment in the southern city of Temuco, Chile on Sept. 6. Hagan had been in Temuco since July 28 ...
Tractor Trailer Wreck Leaves One Hurt, Big Mess
Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:29 AM
One person was injured when a tractor trailer wrecked early Saturday morning in Graves County. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at 5:38am on the Purchase Parkway at the 32 mile marker. Deputies said the semi, owned by JTI of Paducah and operated by 52-year-old David Jones of Boaz, struck a guardrail, causing the trailer to jackknife. The trailer was torn ...
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