Six things to know – 10/3/16

Here are six things to know for today.

A man charged with murder in Hickman is expected to be in court this morning. Kentucky State Police say William Jamison got into a fight with Mark Williams Saturday in a field off of KY 94. Deputies say Jamison shot and killed Williams.

Hurricane Matthew is heading toward Haiti with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the powerful Category 4 storm is expected to cross over or be close to the southwestern tip of Haiti late today or early tomorrow. Residents are bracing for flash floods and violent winds.

Your student can help bring awareness to litter on Kentucky highways. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is holding their 2016 Adopt-a-Highway art contest. First through third place winners will win gift cards and have their work featured in the Adopt-a-Highway calendar.

Leave yourself some extra time if you drive KY 453. Starting today, crews will be asphalt paving on the road just north of Coons Chapel Road. The work is expected to be completed by 3:00 p.m.

Paducah Power will  be holding a fluorescent bulb and electronic waste collection today. It is part of public power week. The collection is from 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at 1500 Broadway in Paducah.

Two candidates from Kentucky’s first congressional district will debate each other tonight. Democrat Sam Gaskins and Republican James comer will have the debate at Hopkinsville City Hall starting at 7:00 p.m.

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