Getting into the holiday spirit, while giving back to the community: Paducah Power System's Christmas in the Park returns for its 24th year. But with the pandemic, come a few changes.
PADUCAH — The 64th annual Lions Clubs/WPSD Local 6 Telethon of Stars wrapped up nearly two weeks ago, but donations are still being accepted. As of Tuesday, nearly $102,000 has been raised.
McCracken County School Board Chair Chris Taylor is stressing the importance of wearing masks and practicing good hygiene, after his mother died from COVID-19 complications over the weekend.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove ruled in favor of the religious school, saying the order violates its First Amendment right as a religious institution.
Folks in one local county are collecting gift cards for restaurant workers affected by Kentucky's new COVID-19 restrictions.
"I’m grateful for all Kentuckians who are sacrificing this year to keep each other safe," Gov. Andy Beshear said, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Paducah Power System is kicking off the 2020 Christmas in the Park display in Nobel Park with a special parade. Local 6 will bring you livestreaming coverage from the event starting at 5:30 p.m.
The Wednesday before Thanksgiving always tops the charts as the busiest day of travel. AAA projected about 50 million people out on the roads for Thanksgiving travel. That's down 10% from the same time last year.
The work zone takes up a 13 mile stretch in Lyon, Caldwell and Trigg counties. Here's how to navigate around it.
A man who was arrested last week after police say he caused a disturbance in a bank in downtown Paducah is back in custody after investigators say he stole a dump truck from one business and damaged property at another.
Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing was picked to receive a squadron of eight new C-130J aircraft, replacing its current fleet.
The health department has been offering expanded testing in community locations since Oct. 5 through a pilot program with the state.
The United Way of Paducah-McCracken County is putting a focus on mental health with a new social media campaign launched this week.
McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer said he will soon begin working with Paducah Water on a unity artwork that will be painted onto a water tower.
Commissioner Richard Abraham was the lone dissenting vote, saying while he is in full support of unity, he thinks the two hands should be placed below the American flag in order to respect the flag.
Beshear said in his daily briefing Tuesday he doesn't want to issue any blanket orders on tents, but state health officials need to review how safe each restaurants set ups are.
This comes after McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer asked twice to have the project put on the Paducah City Commission agenda.
Despite challenges caused by the pandemic, local nonprofits and businesses will once again provide Thanksgiving day meals at no cost to the community.
Despite health officials asking Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving many people are traveling or welcoming guests on Thursday.
Munsell was found at 2473 SR 339 South about two miles south of Fancy Farm sleeping in a bedroom. When found he was arrested without incident.
Beshear has asked churches to stop meeting in person for now because of the pandemic, but it is not a mandate.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 2,194 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 22 — which is the highest number ever reported on a Sunday in Kentucky.
PADUCAH — In the middle of a pandemic, health care workers are tasked with many different jobs. But another job is waiting for them when they get home – being there for their family.
Another west Kentucky judge executive is voicing criticism of the new COVID-19 restrictions affecting restaurants, bars and some other businesses.
The Marshall County Health Department says it will not be taking any action against any potential violators of Kentucky's new COVID-19 restrictions until the state gives further clarification.
Thousands of new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state Saturday, as well as 21 new virus-related deaths.
Starting Monday, all public and private schools in Kentucky are to cease in-person instruction under an executive order from Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear aimed at curbing the ongoing COVID-19 surge across the state.
Paducah City Commissioner Gerald Watkins and McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer shared Coleman's influence on their lives and the community they call home.
Saturday, Nov. 21, is the last day to make donations at the three Kroger stores in Paducah, Forthman Foods, and Reidland Food Giant.
Soaring cases across an almost entirely red-zoned state mean more work for contact tracers and disease investigators.
Paducah Athletic Club in McCracken County is already feeling the effects of the state's new restrictions intended to combat COVID-19.