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Paducah Parks Services Awarded KY Outstanding Dept
Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:00 AM
During the Kentucky Recreation & Park Society’s annual conference held November 12-14 in Owensboro, the Paducah Parks Services Department was honored with the Outstanding Department Award. Parks Services Director Mark Thompson says, “I would like to thank the Kentucky Recreation and Park Society for this recognition as the Outstanding Class 1 Department in Kentucky ...
Family Favorite Holiday Cook-Off at bbQ & More
Saturday, November 22, 2014 10:06 AM
If your family has some favorite holiday dessert or appetizer recipes, here's an opportunity to show them off and share during the “Family Favorites Holiday Cook-Off” at bbQ & More on Saturday, Dec. 6th at 3 pm. Hosted by the McCracken County Cooperative Extension Office and BBQ & More, the cook-off is being organized as a way to support a local ...
Propane Users Urged to Prepare For Winter
Friday, November 21, 2014 8:15 PM
Another colder-than-average winter could cause propane shortages across Kentucky for a second season in a row. High demand last winter caused the residential rate of propane to roughly double to just over $4 per gallon last winter. State energy officials and a propane industry trade group told state lawmakers Friday that they have urged consumers to fill their propane tanks early, sing ...
Bankruptcy Not an Option for Paducah Power
Friday, November 21, 2014 6:11 PM
Paducah Power System is not a candidate for bankruptcy according to financial experts. PPS Director of Community Relations & Marketing Andrea Underwood says financial and legal experts with Chapter 9 bankruptcy experience this week told PPS that it does not qualify for bankruptcy because the company is solvent. “We committed to our customers that we would consider all ...
Road Under Puryear Overpass Closed for Repairs
Friday, November 21, 2014 5:15 PM
A section of Old Clarks River Road that runs under the north end of the KY 1954/John Puryear Drive overpass on Paducah’s southside has been closed until repairs can be made on a pipe under the structure. There is no structural damage to the overpass itself. The closure will not impact traffic crossing the overpass on Puryear Drive or in the intersection ...
Caller Tries to Elicit Account Info in Phone Scam
Friday, November 21, 2014 4:11 PM
Police are warning local residents to beware of a phone scam in which the caller attempts to get bank account info from the victim. On Friday, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department received information from a county resident saying they had fallen victim to an attempted scam. Police said the victim told them the caller had a “foreign accent” and told them due to ...
One Arrested, Two Sought in MCHS Burglary Case
Friday, November 21, 2014 11:33 AM
Police have arrested a Ballard County man, and are seeking two more suspects in a McCracken County High School burglary that occurred earlier this month. After investigating a burglary at the school that happened around November 5, police said they were able to identify the suspects as Tracy Bondurant, Ashley Bunton, and Joshua McClain, all of Ballard County. Officers executed search warrants ...
WKCTC Names Two New Board Members
Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:55 PM
Gov. Steve Beshear recently announced the appointment of Mary Hammond and Jason E. Jones as new members to the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Directors. The new members were introduced at a joint meeting of the WKCTC Board and the Paducah Junior College, Inc. Board of Trustees held Thursday at the Anderson Technical Building. The governor also reappointed to the ...
Reidland Intermediate School Plans Approved
Thursday, November 20, 2014 8:13 PM
At Thursday night's McCracken County Board of Education meeting, approval was given for items related to Reidland Intermediate School. The board approved documents for ongoing remodeling and construction to create the school. Phase II of the project is estimated to cost $2.4 million, and the school for grades 4 and 5 is set to open in fall 2015. The plans will now be submitted to ...
Paducah Trash Pickup Changed due to Holiday
Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:11 PM
The Paducah Engineering-Public Works Department is reminding residents that their trash collection schedule will change for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no residential trash collection on Thanksgiving or the day after. Thanksgiving’s routes will be done on Wednesday, November 26 along with the normal Wednesday routes. Friday's routes will be done on Monday, December ...
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