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Two Injured in Beltline Crash
Monday, July 06, 2015 11:38 AM
A Paducah man was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash Friday night on the Beltline overpass. According to Paducah Police, on Friday evening witnesses told officers that a vehicle driven by by 20-year-old Ma’ken Smith, of Paducah was heading south, when it suddenly crossed the center line and hit another vehicle driven by 35-year-old Matthew Terpstra, also of Paducah head on. Police ...
Gas Prices Falling Across Region
Monday, July 06, 2015 7:56 AM
Average retail gasoline prices in Kentucky have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,623 gas outlets in Kentucky. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.77 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. Including the change in gas ...
Paving on Woodlands Trace Starts Today
Sunday, July 05, 2015 3:25 AM
Paving along The Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway at Land Between The Lakes is scheduled to start today. Paving will run from the Kentucky-Tennessee state line northward to about the 7 mile marker, and is expected to take about 4 days to complete. The paving crew will then move to the connector between Wranglers Camp Road and US 68/KY 80. Paving along that 1.3 mile ...
Single-Vehicle Crash Injures Boaz Man
Saturday, July 04, 2015 1:42 PM
A McCracken County man was injured early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded just after 3:30 am to the 7600 block of Clinton Road. They determined that 22-year-old James Farmer of Boaz was driving south on Clinton Road when he says he swerved to miss a deer in the road. His vehicle left the right side of the road and hit a tree. Farmer ...
Sheriff's Dept. Gets Grant for Safety Checkpoints
Thursday, July 02, 2015 2:38 PM
The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department has received a state grant for almost $20,000, which they will use to set up periodic traffic safety checkpoints over the next year. The checkpoints will be set up at verious times on highways and county roads where statistics have shown an elevated number of crashes and/or traffic violations. During the checkpoints, Deputies will be ...
Ledbetter Bridge Restrictions Begin Monday
Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:00 AM
Traffic on the Tennessee River bridge at Ledbetter will be restricted to one lane starting Monday for inspection of the bridge structure. Equipment and personnel will be on the bridge between 8am and 4pm for about a week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds drivers that the posted speed limit on the bridge is 45 miles per hour. Due to continued reports of speeding on the ...
Ferry Available to Farmers at Shawneetown Bridge
Monday, June 29, 2015 10:02 AM
A lane restriction begins Monday, June 29 on the Shawneetown Bridge, with a ferry service planned for farmers who must move their equipment during the work period. Delays didn't allow work on the bridge that carries KY Highway 56 and Illinois Route 13 over the Ohio River to begin last week. But contractors have now put a lane restriction and 10-foot width restriction in place while a latex ...
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