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Gas Prices Continue To Decline
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 10:30 AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.43 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ...
Paducah Looking for Comments About City Hall
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 8:11 AM
The City of Paducah is requesting public input on Sustainability, the next city hall project value. Sustainability in building practices refers to a structure that is “green,” environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout its life-cycle. When talking about sustainability, the standard that is mentioned is LEED, Leadership in Energy & Environmental ...
Motorcycle Accident Injures Calvert City Man
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 2:00 AM
A Calvert City man was injured following a motorcycle accident on Benton Road Saturday. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, at around 1:30 P.M. deputies responded to a single motorcycle accident on Benton Road. When deputies arrived, their investigation determined that Dennis Brooks Sr. of Calvert City was on Benton Road when he applied the brakes. Brooks told deputies ...
Born Learning Workshops Begin Monday at Farley
Monday, September 01, 2014 4:00 PM
On Monday September 8th, Farley Elementary invites the public to an early childhood education program, United Way Born Learning Academy. Educators take aim at the alarming fact that 50 percent of Kentucky children are not prepared for kindergarten. The workshops are free and include a meal for participating families to enjoy together. Parents are not required to have a child ...
CNN Hero of the Year to Visit WKCTC Sept. 9
Sunday, August 31, 2014 3:16 PM
Chad Pregracke, CNN’s 2013 Hero of the Year, will visit West Kentucky Community and Technical College September 9 to share his experiences with students and the community. “Helping to Clean America’s Rivers: From the Bottom Up,” will begin at 7 pm in WKCTC’s Crounse Hall 101. Admission is free and open to the public. Pregracke grew up on the river ...
Walk for Healthier Hearts Saturday at Noble Park
Sunday, August 31, 2014 8:01 AM
The American Heart Association’s Heart Walk of Western Kentucky is on track to raise a record $70,000 for cardiovascular research and preventative education efforts. The annual walk will be held this Saturday, Sept. 6 at Noble Park in Paducah. Registration begins at 8:30 am and the walk starts at 9:30 am. For information on participating in the Heart Walk of Western Kentucky, call ...
Part of Old Benton Rd. to Stay Closed Through Wed.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:30 PM
Due to additional work required at a rail crossing, P&L Railroad has extended the closure of Old Benton Road (KY 284) until the afternoon of Wednesday, September 3. This work zone is between Yarbro Lane and Lindberg Street on Paducah's Southside, where Bridge Street transitions to Old Benton Road. Work began Monday morning, but the alignment of the tracks and roadway prohibit the use of ...
Couple Issue Statement About Police Encounter
Friday, August 29, 2014 4:47 PM
UPDATE: The Kesters issued a statement regarding their police encounter. Scroll down to read it in its entirety. EARLIER STORY: A Paducah woman is using social media to get the word out about what she describes as a horrifying encounter with police, but police say they were just following procedure. Wendy Kester and her husband Kliff were driving near the 100 block of Lone Oak Road ...
Benton Man Hurt in Oaks Road Crash
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:33 PM
A Benton man was taken to the hospital Friday morning, after a crash on Oaks Road. At around 8:00 am Friday, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Oaks Rd and Hovekamp road. Police said 60-year-old Carolyn Costello had been traveling west on Hovekamp road, when she stopped, and then proceeded to ...
Lane Closures on I-24 Bridge Begin Tuesday
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:25 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation is alerting drivers traveling on Interstate 24 that starting Tuesday at 11:00 am there will be lane closures on the Ohio River Bridge near Metropolis. Work will reportedly take place in both the eastbound and westbound lanes. The daytime lane closures will extend through Friday, September 5. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction ...
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