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All Ballard Co. Students Get Free Meals This Year
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:00 PM
Breakfast and lunch have been free for all students in Ballard County Elementary and Preschool for two years. This year, Ballard County Middle and Ballard Memorial High schools will join them. Morning and midday meals for all Ballard County Schools students will be free in 2014-15, under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision, according to Ballard Food ...
Man Arrested Shortly After Bank Robbery
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:22 PM
A Christian County man was arrested Wednesday, just a few hours after he allegedly robbed U.S. Bank in Hopkinsville. Hopkinsville Police responded to the robbery at 3213 Lafayette Road about 10:30am, and bank employees told them a black male in his 30’s entered the bank and demanded money and acted as if he had a gun. The robber then left the bank on foot, with an undisclosed amount of ...
US 641 Restrictions Near Marshall Co High Friday
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:49 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on US 641 near the entrance to Marshall County High School on Friday. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said this lane restriction near Billy Watkins Road and High School Road is to allow the placement of a cross drain in the already established work zone for construction of new turn lanes for the high ...
Fire in Murray's Court Square
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 4:18 PM
UPDATE: As of Wednesday afternoon, fire departments were still on the scene, checking for hot spots and structural integrity of remaining buildings, and assisting in the investigation into what caused the early-morning blaze. It may be a couple of days before the exact cause of the fire is released to the public. State transportation officials say Highway 94 (Main Street) is open and traffic ...
Fancy Farm Crowd Urged to Be Civil During Speeches
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:48 PM
A large crowd is expected at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic and organizers are hoping the crowd will be a bit more behaved than in previous years. Mark Wilson, who helps organize the political speaking at the picnic, said there has recently been a recurring pattern of more organized and choreographed shout-fests by supporters of major speaker's opposition. He said his committee has decided ...
Police Investigating Burglary at Graves Co High
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:15 PM
The Graves County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary and theft they say occurred at Graves County High School sometime over the weekend. At around 7:00 am Tuesday, deputies were called to the Graves County High School campus. When they arrived, they found that inside of the building was vandalized and over $4,000 in equipment and uniforms had been taken. The Sheriff’s Office ...
Lane Restrictions in Place Along I-24 Toward TN
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:11 AM
Drivers along Interstate 24 in southwestern Kentucky will have to slow down a bit. Shoulder and lane restrictions are in place along the road in Christian County from Exit 86 to mile marker 93 at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line, a distance of about 7 miles. There is also a 55 mile per hour work zone speed limit. Transportation officials say the restrictions are due to ...
Escaped Hopkinsville Inmate Found
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:55 AM
An escaped inmate has been arrested and three other people have been charged with assisting him in western Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say tips led them to Troy S. Lyons at a home in Owensboro on Tuesday. Police say Lyons walked away from custody in Hopkinsville on July 19. Troopers also charged Sara B. Lyons, Dawn R. Fulkerson and Eric G. Fulkerson with hindering ...
Two Graves Residents Face Drug Charges
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:00 AM
Two Graves County residents face drug and other charges following a traffic stop Tuesday. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Department, detectives with the drug unit had followed a vehicle, driven by 40-year-old Susan Gossum of Mayfield, to a gas station on US Highway 45. Based on information received that Gossum's passenger, 34-year-old Bradley Stafford of Mayfield, was in ...
DOE Selects Paducah Plant Deactivation Contractor
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:47 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a Task Order under the Nationwide Environmental Management ID/IQ Unrestricted Contract to Fluor Federal Services, Inc. for deactivation activities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) in Paducah, Kentucky, which is currently leased to the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC). The award is anticipated to support transitioning and ...
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