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  • Tips and tricks for gardening and green thumbs

    Updated: Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:54 AM

    The weather is getting warmer, and that means anyone with a 'green thumb' is anxious to plant their vegetable gardens.

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Sibling Day

    Updated: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:03 AM

    April 10 is National Sibling Day. Check out some of the Local 6's siblings and viewer-submitted siblings.

  • Construction Zone Safety

    Updated: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:45 AM

    As the Mercury rises, so does the amount of road construction projects in your community, and

  • Click and donate: Kentucky Gives Day

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 1:16 PM

    Click to donate to Kentucky Gives Day, a 24-hour online fundraiser that will benefit over 400 charitable nonprofits across the state- only running through the end of the day Wednesday, April 9.

  • Marshall County falls 8-6 at Busch Stadium

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 11:19 PM

    After rallying to score 6 runs in the 7th inning Marshall County fell to Hillsboro (MO) 8-6.

  • Super security bug puts all internet users at risk

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 10:51 PM

    Usually it’s your personal computer, tablet, or smart phone that puts you at risk of sharing your personal information, but a new security bug isn’t stealing through your device, it’s targeting the sites you browse.

  • What's Going Around - Week of Apr. 9th

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 10:32 PM

    If you're having throat issues this week, you're not alone.

  • McConnell presses for PGDP clean up progress

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 6:27 PM

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on Wednesday about when we can expect to see clean up operations begin at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

  • Local fifth graders learn about ancient cultures from "Mound Builders" program

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 6:35 PM

    A fifth grade xclass is having fun and learning some history at the same time. The River Discovery Center has launched a new educational program called "Mound Builders."

  • Car dealers debate whether or not to sell on Sundays

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 5:10 PM

    Since 1982, you have had to wait until Mondays to purchase a car in Illinois, but there is a piece of legislation out to change that.

  • Farmington woman asks for help following devastating house fire

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 5:26 PM

    A local woman is asking for help after she lost everything in a house fire on Tuesday night.

  • Mid-Continent president: Financial situation is 'dire' but school will push past

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 6:07 PM

    The acting president of Mid-Continent University says students will have to wait a bit longer before receiving their financial aid residuals.

  • Howell Road in Hickman Co. closed on Thursday for drain replacement

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 4:29 PM

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a portion of KY 2209 in Hickman County on Thursday.

  • New cable options and upgrades for select customers

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 5:43 PM

    Choosing what to watch goes beyond channels these days.

  • City of Herrin releases apology to H Group for denied group home

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 3:49 PM

    The City of Herrin, Illinois has issued an apology letter to the H Group and four residents as part of a settlement of housing discrimination complaints.

  • Haslam examining ramifications of open carry bill

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 2:30 PM

    Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration is carefully examining the ramifications of a bill passed by the Senate that would allow Tennesseans to openly carry guns without state-issued permits.

  • Work under way to recover last Corvette from hole

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 2:21 PM

    Workers are digging away to retrieve the last of eight classic Corvettes gobbled up by a giant sinkhole beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

  • Rescue crews recover body of missing Trigg County man

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 1:28 PM

    The nearly 48 hour search for a missing man ended today when rescue crews pulled his truck from a local river. Funeral arrangements have been scheduled.

  • Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 11:33 AM

    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.

  • 13 year-old Massac County teen dies after house fire

    Updated: Wed Apr 9, 2014 1:55 PM

    The visitation and funeral have been scheduled for a 13-year old boy killed in a house fire in Massac County. The family is thankful for emergency personnel, and taking one day at a time.