KY State News

  • In final days of healthcare enrollment, hospital offers aid to uninsured

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:34 PM

    Hospital hosts healthcare seminar to bring attention to final days of enrollment.

  • More than 350K enrolled in kynect as deadline approaches

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:43 PM

    More than 350,000 Kentuckians are now enrolled in the new healthcare coverage through kynect as the end of open enrollment quickly approaches.

  • Fans across West KY show support for the UK vs. Louisville game

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:05 PM

    The Big Blue Nation is set to face off against the Louisville Cardinals tonight to fight for a spot in the Elite 8.

  • One-third of children may battle high cholesterol

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 6:44 PM

    It can be a silent killer for you and it does not spare your children. Even kids who seem to be healthy can still have high cholesterol.

  • Suspect wanted for credit card fraud at local Wal-Mart

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 3:49 PM

    Paducah police are asking for your help in identifying a man who may be involved in or have knowledge of the fraudulent use of a credit card at a local Wal-Mart.

  • Snow days bill heads to governor's desk

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:56 PM

    A bill relaxing Kentucky's school attendance laws is awaiting Gov. Steve Beshear's signature.

  • Two men arrested for theft, breaking and entering, resisting arrest

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:32 PM

    Two men were arrested after they broke into the Ritz Apartments on Jefferson street, stole various technological items, outrun police, and resist arrest early Thursday morning.

  • State lawmakers fail to agree on school snow days bill

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:26 PM

    McCracken County School District will not be making up snow days per a WPSD 2011 story.

  • Paducah man dies from spin out accident

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:05 AM

    A man spun out of control and later died from injuries sustained from the accident.

  • West Kentucky Parkway reopened

    Updated: Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:39 PM

    The westbound lanes were closed at the 65 mile marker on the West Kentucky Parkway due to a truck crash that subsequently spread debris all over the roadway. All lanes are now open to traffic.

  • Sutton named new McCracken County Superintendent

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:33 PM

    Lyon County superintendent Quin Sutton is moving schools. The McCracken County board named Sutton their new superintendent Thursday in a unanimous vote.

  • New charity mandate for BBQ on the River to bring accountability

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:23 PM

    New regulations on how much vendors at a local festival must donate to their charity.

  • House OKs keeping e-cigarettes away from minors

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:55 PM

    The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

  • Mayfield man arrested for illegally selling alcohol

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 5:44 PM

    A Mayfield man has been arrested on drug and alcohol charges following an investigation that revealed he was illegally selling alcohol.

  • United Way prepares for less money from biggest donor

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:34 PM

    The United Way of Paducah-McCracken County is working with less donations from The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. USEC was the organization's largest donor.

  • Juvenile justice bill clears Kentucky House

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:09 PM

    The Kentucky House has passed a bill promoted as making the biggest changes to the state's juvenile justice system in decades.

  • Gov.'s health team seeks to make big strides in Kentucky's overall health

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:54 PM

    Kentucky's health is in "dire need of improvement," yet the state is poised to make progress in the coming years by building on its recent efforts to make all Kentuckians healthier.

  • Reckless driver hospitalized, cited for DUI

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 4:01 PM

    Deputies were dispatched to Highway 68 West in light of reports that a driver was driving a vehicle all over the roadway, nearly missing many vehicles head on.

  • Free tree seedlings

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:13 AM

    The McCracken County Conservation District will be giving away free tree seedlings Thursday and Friday (March 27th & 28th).

  • Wanted fugitive arrested after high speed chase

    Updated: Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:08 AM

    The Kentucky State Police arrested a wanted fugitive after an 18 mile-high speed car chase followed by a foot chase.