KY State News

  • Juvenile justice bill clears legislature

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:16 PM

    Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear.

  • Gov. Beshear signs e-cigarette ban for minors into law

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:07 PM

    Calling the measure a big win for efforts to reduce tobacco use in the state of Kentucky and particularly among young people, Gov. Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 109 into law, banning the sale of all types of e-cigarettes to minors.

  • Ad airs in favor of equal pay, against McConnell

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:51 AM

    A new online ad airs today, highlighting McConnell's history of voting down equal-gender Acts.

  • One dies in Mayfield, Ky house fire

    Updated: Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:11 PM

    A family member confirms that 89-year-old James Tyler died in the Mayfield house fire from earlier this morning.

  • Paducah's 50th Dogwood Trail lights up Sunday

    Updated: Sun Apr 13, 2014 7:22 PM

    One of the signs of spring in Paducah is the blooming of the dogwood trees and one event that comes with the blooms is the Dogwood Trail

  • New acting Mid-Contient president: School can overcome financial aid reporting errors

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:15 PM

    Mid-Continent's violations to student's financial aid records is something Acting President Tom Walden said the university can overcome.

  • One person hurt in assault at Kentucky State Penitentiary

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 8:57 PM

    Today at approximately 1:45 p.m. a contract food service employee was seriously assaulted by an inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary.

  • Mid-Continent names new acting president as Winters steps down

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:16 PM

    The Mid-Continent University Board of Trustees on Saturday named Dr. Tom Walden acting president, replacing Dr. Ken Winters.

  • Pipeline would pass through hundreds of waterways

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:53 PM

    U.S Army Corps of Engineers documents show that a planned pipeline project in Kentucky would affect more than 750 rivers, streams, wetlands and ponds during construction.

  • 5 injured in I-24 wreck

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:06 PM

    Five people were injured in an accident that closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 at Cairo Road for more than half an hour Friday afternoon.

  • Pursuit on I-24 ends in arrest

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:04 PM

    KSP arrest a Tennessee man after fleeing from police.

  • Aspen Dental provides free services for the community

    Updated: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:52 PM

    Aspen Dental is providing free dental care in six offices in the state of Kentucky.

  • Quilt Show just weeks away, new event set to start this weekend

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 10:15 PM

    The American Quilters Society National Quilt Week doesn’t start until April 23, but if you’re ready to see some quilts, you’re in luck. For the first time ever, the Traders Mall Flea Market in Paducah is hosting its own quilt show.

  • Man charged with assault against Paducah firefighter

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:17 PM

    A local man faces a 4th degree assault charged after a scuffle earlier this year, caught on tape, between the man and a Paducah firefighter.

  • $34K of marijuana seized from two growing operations

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:21 PM

    Two indoor marijuana growing operations were located in different parts of the county after deputies with the Graves County Sheriff's Office responded to a vandalism report in Wingo overnight.

  • Paducah-McCracken Spring Clean Up Day kicks off on Saturday

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:06 PM

    If you've been waiting for the opportunity to do some spring cleaning, now is the time.

  • Big Red Bus brings awareness to global orphan crisis

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:28 PM

    There are 140 million orphans in the world and a ministry started by local musician Steve Curtis Chapman, and his wife, is working to make a difference.

  • Department of Education: Mid-Continent University improperly requested federal financial aid

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 5:18 PM

    A 47 page 2011 document from the US Department of Education finds Mid-Continent University misled the agency on a number of student financial aid issues.

  • Boarded up window causes concern for local community

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 6:21 PM

    A boarded up building is causing concern in the Lowertown district of Paducah.

  • Women ask ethics commission to reconsider ruling on John Arnold

    Updated: Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:32 PM

    Three women have asked the Legislative Ethics Commission to reconsider its decision to not punish former Democratic state Rep. John Arnold.