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Gilbertsville Man Killed in Marshall County Crash
Friday, October 31, 2014 5:45 PM
A Gilbertsville man was killed in a Friday morning crash in Marshall County. At around 2:30 am Friday, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies responded to English Road to a vehicle that had run off the road and hit a tree. According to a report filed by the accident reconstructionist, 27-year-old Thomas E. Bonnell, of Gilbertsville was westbound on English Road near Pugh School Road when he failed ...
KY 2192 Closed in Graves Co Starting Monday
Friday, October 31, 2014 3:33 PM
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of KY 2192 in Graves County starting Monday. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd said this closure on KY 2192 between Alvin Road and Herschel Road in the Mayfield Creek area is to allow for a cross drain to be replaced. The roadway at this site is expected to close at 8:00 am Monday, and is expected to reopen around noon Wednesday. There ...
Benton Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash
Friday, October 31, 2014 2:52 PM
A Benton man was killed Thursday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on Palma Road. At around 4:00 pm Thursday, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the crash. According to the report, 66-year-old Glenn T. Thorn, of Benton failed to negotiate a curve on his motorcycle and ran off the road. Police said Thorn was taken to a hospital by Marshall County EMS and later transferred to a ...
Popular Jefferson Closes 5-9 for Halloween Safety
Friday, October 31, 2014 12:34 PM
Tonight from 5 - 9, Jefferson Street will be closed between 19th and 25th Streets. This is a popular neighborhood for Halloween trick-or-treaters with more than 2000 people expected. After contacting the Jefferson Street Neighborhood Association, the City of Paducah will close the street for the safety of the pedestrians. The Paducah Police Department recommends that general ...
Extra Traffic at New Dunkin' Donuts Location
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:05 AM
Western Kentucky's newest Dunkin' Donuts location opened Tuesday morning at 5. The Paducah location is across from Hannan Plaza at the corner of Lone Oak Road and Highway 62/Alben Barkley Drive. The long lines going into the drive-thru and parking to go inside will probably continue this week as the newly opened business attracts customers wanting to check it out. Drivers should use ...
Restrictions on KY 93 for Paving start Thursday
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:35 AM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans asphalt paving along a section of KY 93 in Lyon County starting Thursday. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd says paving along KY 93 will run from US 62 extending northward to the KY 810/KY819 Intersection. This is in the Panther Creek area of Lyon County. Motorists should be alert for one lane traffic with alternating flow ...
Car Hits Amish Buggy, Killing One Girl
Monday, October 27, 2014 10:30 PM
Sheriff's officials in southwestern Kentucky say one girl died and three others were injured when a car struck their horse drawn buggy as it skittered across a road. The Christian County Sheriff's Office told WBKO in Bowling Green that 14-year-old Judith Martin died Sunday afternoon. Deputies say Martin and three other girls were riding in the two-wheeled buggy near Hopkinsville when ...
Highway 131 Re-opens in Graves Co., Work Continues
Monday, October 27, 2014 8:34 PM
Mayfield-Symsonia Road in Graves County (KY Highway 131) has reopened to traffic at the Intersection with KY 58, just east of Mayfield. Drivers should note this intersection will continue to be an active work zone for about 3 more weeks, with frequent traffic shifts and one lane traffic controlled by an automated signal. The contractor is replacing concrete pavement in the ...
KY Agencies Target Copper Wire Thieves Along Roads
Monday, October 27, 2014 1:39 PM
Kentucky authorities are targeting copper thieves by offering rewards aimed at curtailing a rash of thefts that stripped copper wire from highway lighting systems. Deputy State Highway Engineer Nancy Albright said Monday that copper thieves have caused at least $2 million in damage to highway lighting systems in the past four years. This year, thieves have pulled out copper wire from entrance ...
Drivers Beware, AAA Spooktacular Driving Tips
Sunday, October 26, 2014 7:01 PM
Local drivers beware...ghosts and goblins may invade your driving space in search of their favorite treat and to play a trick or two. AAA reminds drivers to adjust their driving to accommodate these “spooktacular” creatures. “Because excited trick-or-treaters often forget about safety, motorists and parents must be even more alert,” said Chris Ralston, safety advisor, ...
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