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Graves Couple Jailed on Meth, Gun Charges
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 4:28 PM
A Graves County couple was arrested on drug and firearms charges Tuesday. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, drug division detectives, the K-9 Unit and Probation and Parole officers went to the home of Toby and Elizabeth Adams on State Route 945 in Pottsville. Deputies said Toby was inside the home but would not come to the door. After a search warrant was obtained, officers gained ...
Dorena-Hickman Ferry Closed due to Ice
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 3:36 PM
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has closed for the remainder of Wednesday. Freezing rain and sleet have reportedly iced over the ferry landings at Hickman and Dorena forcing the ferry to temporarily halt operation. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says officials plan to reopen the ferry Thursday morning, weather permitting. For more info on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a ...
Landslides Reported in Two Counties
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 1:33 PM
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet personnel have responded to landslides Wednesday morning in Caldwell and Muhlenberg County. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd says the landslides are likely due to soil being saturated by melting snow followed by heavy rain overnight. The landslides have only minor impact on shoulder areas of roadways at this time. Todd said drivers should be alert for similar issues ...
Driver Injured When SUV Flips on Purchase Parkway
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:49 AM
A Tennessee woman was injured in an early morning crash on the Purchase Parkway. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened at approximately 3am Wednesday at the 26 mile marker. Deputies said 38-year-old Billie Elizabeth Rushing of Murfreesboro, TN was traveling north on the parkway when she apparently fell asleep at the wheel. Rushing's SUV traveled into the median and ...
Here Comes the Rain, Sleet, Snow, and Ice
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 5:01 AM
Mother Nature seems to either be very confused, or very angry, depending on who you talk to. Flooding is beginning to give way to freezing rain and sleet, which will then give way to snow by this afternoon. The picture included in this story indicates up to 10 inches of snow and sleet is expected across the Paducah area, with slightly lesser amounts toward the Kentucky / Tennessee ...
Road Crews Ready for Long Day Fighting Sleet, Snow
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:17 PM
Highway crews are prepared to respond to another round of winter precipitation on the way for Wednesday into Thursday morning with extreme cold temperatures to follow. Crews spent much of Tuesday maintaining and repairing equipment to have everything ready to roll. Freezing rain and sleet should start moving across the region Wednesday morning followed by 6 to 10 inches of snowfall over about a ...
Convenience Store Burglary Suspect Arrested
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 6:33 PM
Police have arrested a suspect in a Monday morning burglary at a local convenience store. At around 3:43 am Monday, McCracken County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Superway Convenience Store at 3245 Benton Road for a burglar alarm activation. Upon deputies arrival, they discovered the glass on the east side door was shattered and entry had been made. Deputies said several cartons of ...
Flood Watch, Winter Storm Warning in Effect
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 3:30 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for all of western Kentucky and southern Illinois until 6:00 am Thursday. Also, the area flood watch has been extended until 1:30 p.m. Rain should begin changing over to a brief period of freezing rain and then sleet from northwest to southeast early this afternoon near the Ohio River. This transition will ...
Weather Prompts LBL to Delay Scheduled Re-opening
Monday, March 02, 2015 9:00 PM
The recently predicted winter weather event due to hit our area mid-week, has prompted Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to push back the season opening of campgrounds and facilities for the safety of our guests. The Elk & Bison Prairie will re-open Tuesday, March 3. The following attractions and facilities previously scheduled to open for the season March 4, will now re-open ...
Inspection Restricts Lanes on Cumberland Bridge
Monday, March 02, 2015 4:02 PM
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the Interstate 24 Cumberland River Bridge starting Monday. The lane restriction is to allow the use of a Snooper Truck to conduct a detailed inspection of the bridge at I-24 mile point 33.7 at the Livingston-Lyon County Line. The inspection will require a lane restriction for eastbound traffic on Monday and ...
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