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Arlington Woman Hurt when Car Hits Deer
Thursday, August 27, 2015 2:15 PM
A deer in the road was responsible for a crash Thursday morning that injured an Arlington woman. At 9:20 am Thursday, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office responded to an injury crash on Blandville Road between Gholson and Fisher Road. According to police, 32-year-old Tamara Owens, of Arlington struck a deer crossing the roadway. Owens was taken to Baptist Health for treatment ...
Crittenden County Lane Restrictions Today
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 11:58 PM
Traffic will be reduced to one lane on a section of US 60 in Crittenden County between Marion and Sturgis on Thursday and Friday. The lane restriction is to allow high traction coating to be placed on the curve at the top of Rosebud Hill near the US 60 intersection with Nunn Switch Road, about five miles west of the Crittenden-Union County line. The section of US 60 was ...
I-24 Bridge Chain Reaction Sends Two to Hospital
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:17 AM
A four-vehicle injury collision Monday night on the westbound I-24 Bridge in McCracken County sent two people to the hospital. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, all four vehicles had slowed due to construction on the bridge. Traffic slowed abruptly, and a chain reaction crash happened. Deputies said Arlene Brewer of Metropolis, struck a vehicle driven by Dakota Little of ...
Alabama Man Killed in Lyon County Semi Crash
Monday, August 24, 2015 6:51 PM
An Alabama man was killed Monday morning in a crash on I-24 in Lyon County. According to Kentucky State Police, 55-year-old David Long, of Memphis, TN was driving a semi east on I-24 at around 5:00 am, attempting to make an illegal U-turn at the 42 mile marker through the median, blocking both eastbound lanes. Police said 57-year-old Wayne Woodham, of Ozark, AL, who was also driving a semi, ...
Gas Prices Falling Last Week; Expected to Continue
Monday, August 24, 2015 9:11 AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen almost 9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.52 a gallon, compared to the national average of $2.60 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Prices in Paducah are ranging from $2.19 to $2.49 a gallon. Including the change in gas prices in Kentucky during the past week, prices yesterday ...
3 Children Killed in Daviess County Crash
Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:23 PM
Kentucky State Police say three children were killed when the sports utility vehicle they were riding in ran off a highway in Daviess County and into a field. According to WKYT-TV, officials say the woman was heading eastbound on KY 56 Saturday night when she came upon another vehicle that was partially in her lane. Police say she swerved to avoid the vehicle, over-corrected, and lost control. ...
Crash Involving Semi Sends One to Hospital
Sunday, August 23, 2015 4:56 AM
One person was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash on I-24 involving a semi. McCracken County Sheriff's deputies said the crash happened just before 9:00 pm Saturday along the eastbound lanes of I-24 near the 10 mile marker. Deputies said 50-year-old Valeriy Degtyaryov of Palm Coast, FL, was driving a semi in the passing lane when he came alongside 18-year-old Makala Arterburn ...
Gas Prices Falling Fast Across Area
Friday, August 21, 2015 9:45 AM
Just since Monday, prices at the pump have fallen around 8 cents a gallon in the Paducah area, according to website GasBuddy.com. The reason for the sudden increase in prices was due to an oil refinery that had to suddenly shut down in northwest Indiana. Originally, the refinery was scheduled to be out of service for possibly weeks, but now there's word from Reuters News Agency ...
Sheriff Asks for Caution in School Zones
Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:34 PM
School is back in full swing, and the Livingston County Sheriff wants to remind drivers to use extreme caution when traveling through school zones. Sheriff Bobby Davidson said there is a great deal of congested traffic in these zones for about thirty minutes, twice a day. Davidson urged drivers to slow down, and to pay attention to clearly marked school zones and speed limits, which will ...
Concrete Repair Work on I-24 Through November
Thursday, July 23, 2015 9:55 PM
A long-term work zone is going up in Trigg County on I-24, and will move through three other counties as concrete pavement is repaired over a 27-mile area. Drivers will see lane restrictions for about a five-mile stretch of the Interstate during the project, and that work zone will migrate over the next four months. A contractor will begin near the 68-mile marker on the westbound side of I-24, ...
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