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Pursuit in Hickman Leads to Two Arrests
Monday, February 20, 2017 2:39 PM
Two western Kentucky men face multiple charges after they attempted to avoid a traffic stop on Thursday. According to the Fulton County Sheriff's Department, a deputy saw a vehicle driving too fast and recklessly on Johnson Street in Hickman, and attempted to pull it over. The driver didn't yield to law enforcement, and after a pursuit, the driver and passenger reportedly jumped out of the car ...
Dorena-Hickman Ferry Closed Up to Two Weeks
Monday, February 20, 2017 12:16 AM
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry plans to temporarily halt operation starting Monday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the ferry will temporarily shut down to allow both engines on the ferryboat to be overhauled. The overhaul is expected to take about one to two weeks to complete. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, ...
Cairo Road Crash Injures Two
Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:56 PM
A single car crash Saturday morning in Paducah sent two people to the hospital. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, the crash happened along Cairo Road when 20-year-old Cody Robertson of Kevil ran off the roadway during a rain shower. Deputies say there were four people in the car, Robertson, 18-year-old Thomas Hardy, of Paducah, 18-year-old Dorothy Reed, of ...
Parking Concerns Arise Around Old Coke Plant
Friday, February 17, 2017 10:44 PM
Increased traffic following the opening of several businesses in the old Coke Plant in Paducah's Midtown has led to reports of some customers having issues finding parking there. With parking now at a premium around the property, at least one business in the vicinity has begun having non-customers' vehicles towed. When West Kentucky Star contacted HB & Company to ask about ...
Southside Crash Involving Trash Truck Injures Man
Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:23 AM
A two vehicle crash involving a trash truck on Paducah's Southside injured a man Thursday morning. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, the crash happened in the 8 a.m. hour at the intersection of Estes Lane and Meacham Lane, where 24-year-old Payton O'Connell was driving a trash truck from Waste Path Services. Deputies say O'Connell stopped at the intersection, ...
Two Hurt in US 45 Crash
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:15 PM
Two people were hurt Wednesday afternoon in a crash near the Lone Oak area. McCracken County Sheriff's deputies responded at around 3:30 p.m. to a crash at the intersection of US Highway 45 and Krebs Station Road. The investigation showed that 58-year-old Pamela Brann of Mayfield was driving north on Hwy 45 when another vehicle driven by 22-year-old Manikanth Lekkala of Murray pulled into her ...
Said Road Collision Injures Paducah Man
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:30 AM
A two-car collision Tuesday in McCracken County sent a Paducah man to the hospital. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, the crash happened in the 1600 block of Said Road. Deputies said 34-year-old Brett Matthews of Paducah was traveling north on Said Road when he failed to negotiate a turn and his vehicle veered off the roadway. Matthews over-corrected and pulled into ...
Salem Man Killed in Livingston County Crash
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 4:55 PM
A Salem man was killed Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Livingston County. According to Kentucky State Police, troopers responded shortly after 11:30 a.m. to a single vehicle collision on Shelby Store Road. The preliminary investigation showed 34-year-old Aaron E. Nolan was driving north on Shelby Store Road, when his vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and ...
Driver Injured When Car Slides into Ditch
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:11 PM
A single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning injured the driver. At about 9:20 am, McCracken County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to North Friendship Road near the intersection of Seneca Lane. Their investigation concluded that 75-year-old Sharon Cartner of Paducah was northbound when she lost control of her vehicle while negotiating the sharp left curve on wet roads. The vehicle ...
Blandville Road Crash Injures Three People
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 10:22 AM
A two-vehicle crash in McCracken County Tuesday morning sent three people to the hospital. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened along the 7600 block of Blandville Road just before 7 am. Deputies said 18-year-old Nicholas Smith of Arlington rear-ended a vehicle stopped in front of him. It was being driven by by 56-year-old Beverly Bowman of Paducah. She had ...
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