Western Kentucky

Alternate Plan for Old Ledbetter Pier Demolition OK'd

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - An alternate demolition plan for the remaining piers at the site of a bridge in western Kentucky that was demolished this year has been approved. Read More »

Kentucky State Property Goes Tobacco-Free

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky state property is going cold turkey on Great American Smokeout day, ending the use of all tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on executive branch state property Thursday. Read More »

Paducah Man in Custody After Chase

WSIL -- A Paducah man is in jail after a high speed chase from Kentucky into Illinois Read More »

Campaign Aims to Reduce Traffic Deaths in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police officials say the state is at its lowest highway fatality rate in nearly 50 years. Read More »

Dorena-Hickman Ferry Closing for One Week

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky ferry that connects Kentucky and Missouri is closing Tuesday for about a week. Read More »

Reward Offered in McCracken County Burglary

PADUCAH -- Authorities in western Kentucky are investigating a break-in on the campus of McCracken County High School. Read More »

Transamerica Agency Network Hosting Career Fair

METROPOLIS -- Transamerica Agency Network is expanding and looking to hire in southern Illinois and western Kentucky. Read More »

Paducah Man Faces Charges After Traffic Stop

PADUCAH -- A Paducah man is facing multiple charges after a traffi stop Thursday morning. Read More »

Woman Arrested for Getting Pain Meds By Fraud

McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY. -- A southern Illinois woman is in a Kentucky jail on fraud charges. Read More »

Drunk Man Arrested for Bizarre Burglary

PADUCAH, KY. -- A western Kentucky man faces charges in a bizarre burglary. Read More »

Prosecutor: Man Hired in Kentucky Family Slayings

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A prosecutor says a man charged in the slayings of his parents and sister in western Kentucky was allegedly involved in a murder-for-hire scheme with a fourth victim found in the home. Read More »

Company to Process Asian Carp in Western Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A facility is planned in western Kentucky that will catch, process and sell Asian carp. Read More »

McConnell Wins Sixth Term

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell has fought off a fierce challenge from Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, winning a sixth term and the chance to become the second Senate majority leader from Kentucky. Read More »

Kentucky Officials: Few Problems, Steady Election Turnout

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Officials in Kentucky say turnout has been steady and problems few as voters cast ballots for U.S. Senate and other races around the state. Read More »

Man Charged with Killing Family Arraigned

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A man charged killing his family and an acquaintance has been arraigned in a western Kentucky courtroom. Read More »

Contractor Hoping to Finish Bridge Demolition

LEDBETTER, Ky. (AP) - The contractor working to demolish the Old Ledbetter Bridge is hoping to complete the job by Dec. 1. Read More »

Paducah Approves Tax Rebate for Dippin' Dots

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - Novelty ice cream maker Dippin' Dots will get a one percent payroll tax rebate for some positions under a deal reached with the city of Paducah. Read More »

Fort Campbell Prepares for Return of Soldiers

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Fort Campbell is preparing for the return of an artillery regiment that spent nine months in Afghanistan. Read More »

Ky. Man Says Gunman Burst Into Home, Killed Family

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky man whose family was gunned down says the shooter burst into their home and started firing. Read More »

Land Between Lakes Being Replanted With Daffodils

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) - More than seven years after a construction project displaced daffodils at Land Between the Lakes, officials are asking the public to help bring them back. Read More »

Brookport Man Pleads Not Guilty After Ohio Highway Shooting

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - An Illinois man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he kidnapped and killed a Kentucky woman who was found dead in a vehicle along a highway in southwest Ohio. Read More »

Four Dead in Kentucky Shooting

CADIZ, KY -- Kentucky State Police have released the names of those killed in the Trigg County shooting. Read More »

Murray Woman Found Dead in South America

WSIL -- Family and friends are mourning the loss of a 22-year-old woman from Murray, Kentucky. Erica Hagan was teaching English in South America. This weekend, authorities found her dead in what they believe is a homicide. Read More »

Sports Commentary: Your Kid's Not a Pro

WSIL -- Sports Director Darren Kinnard believes parents are a major problem in youth sports today. Read More »

Racers Celebrate CIT Championship

MURRAY, KY -- The Murray State Racers won the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship Thursday night with a 65-57 win over Yale. Read More »

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