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Joint Work on I-24 Bridge Begins Tuesday
Friday, February 24, 2017 2:25 PM
A contractor plans to begin repair work along westbound lanes of the Interstate 24 Tennessee River Bridge on Tuesday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a crew made several attempts to repair a joint on the westbound lanes of the Bridge at the Marshall-Livingston County Line last fall. Facing continued issues with the joint, engineers restricted traffic to one lane at the site until the ...
Gusty Winds Close Cave-in-Rock Ferry
Friday, February 24, 2017 11:49 AM
The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is closed due to high winds. The ferry had to stop operation around 11:30 am, because winds were clocked at 23 miles per hour out of the southwest. When the wind runs upstream against the current of the Ohio River, it creates swells that force the ferry to shut down. The Cave-In-Rock Ferry connects KY Highway 91 with Illinois Route 1 across the Ohio River ...
Flying Turkey Crashes Through Mr Penguin Windows
Friday, February 24, 2017 9:31 AM
Police in Downtown Paducah are trying to catch the culprit that smashed through a window of Mister Penguin along the 300 block of Broadway, but it's not a person. It's a turkey. Witnesses report the turkey went flying through the window of Mister Penguin Tuxedos. He then apparently "strutted" himself over to the front door of another neighboring business, marched up the stairs, and tried ...
Paducah Woman Injured in Lovelaceville Road Crash
Friday, February 24, 2017 8:59 AM
A two-vehicle crash Friday morning in McCracken County sent one person to the hospital. The McCracken County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened just before 7 am on Lovelaceville Road. Deputies said 35-year-old Courtney Tolbert of Paducah was traveling west on Lovelaceville Road when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck an eastbound vehicle driven by 29-year-old Debra ...
Three Hurt in McCracken Multi-Vehicle Crash
Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:05 PM
Three people were hurt Thursday afternoon in a crash on Olivet Church Road. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department says Deputies responded at around 1:25 pm to a three vehicle injury collision on Olivet Church Road at the intersection Circle Lake Drive. Deputies said 74-year-old Berton Chapman of Paducah was driving north on Olivet Church Road attempting to turn onto Circle Lake ...
Caldwell County Bridge Project Begins This Week
Thursday, February 23, 2017 7:22 AM
A contractor plans to start work on a new bridge to carry KY 276/Blackhawk Road across Long Pond Branch in southernmost Caldwell County this week. The contractor is moving equipment and materials to the site with the expectation of work starting by the end of the week. In July 2015, A woman was killed when her car drove across a washed-out culvert after 5 inches of rain along Blackhawk Road ...
Paducah Woman Killed in Alben Barkley Drive Crash
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:21 PM
A Paducah woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon. According to the Paducah Police Department, the crash happened just before 5 pm on Alben Barkley Drive at Kennedy Road. Witnesses told police that a minivan, driven by 78-year-old Joyce Barefield of Paducah, was on Kennedy Road, attempting to turn right onto Alben Barkley Drive. Police said Barefield pulled into ...
Traffic Violation, Chase Leads to Murray Arrest
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:33 AM
A Murray man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on multiple charges after he tried to avoid a traffic stop. The Calloway County Sheriff's Department says a deputy tried to pull over a vehicle on North 12th Street for a traffic violation. The driver reportedly made it appear he would stop, but then accelerated into the Chestnut Hills shopping area and onto Arcadia Street. The deputy pursued the ...
Mayfield Man Killed in Graves County Crash
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:23 PM
State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Graves County Monday night that claimed the life of a Mayfield man. According to Kentucky State Police, troopers responded shortly after 11 pm to a crash on the KY 121 Bypass near KY 58. The preliminary investigation reportedly shows that 51-year-old Billy Travis of Mayfield was driving south on KY 121, when he ran off the right side of the ...
Princeton Man Dies in KY 91 Crash
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 5:52 AM
A one-car crash Monday afternoon in Caldwell County claimed a Crittenden County man's life. According to Kentucky State Police, the wreck happened around 1:45 pm on KY 91, two miles north of Princeton. Troopers said 28-year-old Robert Butts of Marion was traveling south when he lost control in a curve. Butt’s car left the road, overturned and collided with a tree. Butts was ...
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