Six things to know – 3/2/16

Here are six things to know for today.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the big winners after Super Tuesday. But don’t count out Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. They both won their share of delegates as well. The next local contest is the Kentucky Republican caucus on Saturday, March 5th.

The Paducah Sun reports that the medical executive committee revoked Dr. Ted Jefferson’s privileges to practice at Baptist Health Paducah. This comes as Jefferson faces charges in connection to accusations that he made gun-related comments at the hospital.

Michael Parsons will make an appearance in McCracken County court today for a hearing the day before he is set to go to trial. Parsons faces numerous felony charges including 3rd degree rape.

What’s better than one quilt show? Two quilt shows. The American Quilter’s Society announced that the first ever fall quilt show is coming to Paducah in 2017.

The Rolling Stones are playing Cuba and they’re doing it for free. They will play in Havana on March 25, three days after President Obama’s visit and in the same week the Tampa Bay Rays play an exhibition game there.

There’s nothing like getting lost in a good book. Today is National Read Across America Day. So pick up an interesting book today and enjoy.

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