For $50, you can help your community and enter for a chance to win $5,000 by purchasing a ticket for the United Way of Western Kentucky's annual Jackpot Raffle. Click here for more information.
Crowds are flocking to Gower, Missouri - population 1,500 - to witness what some are calling a miracle. (KSHB).
Low water levels in the Mississippi River prompted the Dorena-Hickman Ferry to suspend service until further notice.
Several Memorial Day ceremonies are taking place in the Local 6 area on Monday. Click here for more information.
One local man is doing a challenge that will test his athleticism and perseverance all to honor those who've served and died for our country. Tung Dinh is doing sit-ups for 25 hours straight to remember Memorial Day and the veterans who sacrificed their lives.
McCracken County Public Library will kick off its "All Together Now" Summer Reading Program Thursday, June 1, from 2 to 6 p.m., according to library Director Justin Brasher.
Just in time for Memorial Day, Noble Park opened their pool Saturday.
Memorial Day Ceremony at Mound City National Cemetery remembers fallen soldiers and their sacrifices
The Mound City National Cemetary Preservation Commission hosted a Memorial Day Ceremony today to remember those who have served our country.
The lap pool at Paducah’s Athletic Club was shut down after an inspection by the Kentucky Department for Public Health on Thursday. The reason is because no lifeguards were on duty. The owner, Ryne Hagan, is calling this a case of government overreach.
Marine veteran proud to be on duty as McCracken County Sheriff's Office deputy over Memorial Day weekend
McCracken County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Davis grew up in the streets of McCracken County, and he's been officially protecting them for the past five years. It's less of a job and more of a calling.
Marion, Illinois, police say they found a backpack containing 505 grams of powder cocaine, 468 grams of illegal cannabis and $1,261 in cash in the dumpster with the man.
It's in an effort to prevent what experts call the "summer slide." That's when students lose a certain percentage of reading and math skills they learned during the school year.
Right now, the U.S. is facing a serious lifeguard shortage. Across the country, some businesses and communities are even having to reduce their hours or close their public pools.
Governor orders flags to half-staff as family of Fort Campbell soldier killed in Trigg County helicopter crash honors his life
Staff Sgt. Joshua Caleb Gore was one of nine Fort Campbell soldiers killed when two Black Hawk helicopters crashed the night of March 29 in Trigg County during a training mission.
I-24 westbound reopens to traffic near Tennessee River Bridge in Livingston County after crews clear multi-vehicle wreck
Multiple emergency crews responded the scene of the injury collision. KYTC shared its thinks to emergency responders as it announced all lanes had reopened to traffic as of about 3:41 p.m. Friday.
"Providing amenities such as these courts are elements that improve the quality of life for our citizens and make Paducah an attractive destination for tourists and tournament organizers," Mayor George Bray said about the project.
The crash happened Friday morning. As of about 8:03 p.m., the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the crash site has been cleared and all lanes are open.
"We are all entitled to prosper. We are all entitled to have second chances. We've got to find homes. It's just not right in America that we've got kids sleeping in offices," President of Sunrise Children's Services told Local 6 at Thursdays 13th Annual A&K Charity Golf Scramble.
Dozens of golfers hit the links Thursday for the annual A&K Construction Sunrise Golf Outing. This is the 13th year for the fundraiser that benefits Sunrise Children's Services.
KYTC says engineers attributed the sinkhole, which appeared at the 41 mile marker, to a natural spring that had eroded the soil over time.
A city once on the decline is working hard to make a comeback. Cairo, Illinois, has brought in new leadership for the city. With new projects on the horizon, they also have other creative solutions, like the Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Fair set to start Friday.
Man dies after pickup truck hits bicycle in Lyon County; state police believe sun's glare played role in collision
Kentucky State Police Post 1 is investigating the deadly collision. Troopers were notified about the crash around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, KSP says.
Multiple law enforcement agencies trained as if an active shooter was on the UT Martin campus. Organizers say the drill helps agencies who would respond to a real threat get on the same page and practice working together.
McCracken County High School's graduation practice and Lone Oak Elementary's third-grade celebration were held Thursday.
Ahead of Nelly concert, Paducah's Carson Center warns customers about third party website ticket scams
Friday, ticket sales kick off to see singer songwriter Nelly in concert at Paducah's Carson Center. Some of you may be planning to attend that concert or buy tickets to another event there. But you need to pay extra attention to where you buy your tickets from. The Carson Center says using a third-party site could cost you more or even keep you from seeing the show.
The charges stem from the pet cremation business and another business the man owns.
The Carson Center wants to make sure Nelly fans planning to attend his Aug. 5 concert in Paducah don't get price gouged by third-party ticket sellers.
Paducah's Hotel Metropolitan is a small building — but it was home-away-from home for many big stars, like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Thurgood Marshall — and even the late legendary Tina Turner.
Kentucky has erected a memorial outside its state Capitol in remembrance of the 18,000 Kentuckians who succumbed to COVID-19. Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday the memorial stands as a lasting tribute to those who died and to health care workers who displayed courage and selflessness while treating COVID patients.
A Facebook post by the city says they're working on long-term branding, but wanted to change the logo from the old version — especially following the Dec. 10, 2021, tornado.
The road — which is also known as Kentucky 278 — will be closed between mile markers 4 and 5 while the paving is being done.
Forty percent of Tennessee third graders scored proficient or higher on the recent standardized test. That's up 5% from the year before, but because of a new law, the remaining 60% are at risk of being held back.
The police department says the victim told officers the shooter is someone the victim knows.
American Legion Post 68 wants to remember those who lost their lives serving our country. The group is setting up flags to honor them.
Paducah Public Schools SROs and administrators went through a decision-making simulator Wednesday. The SROs said this is another resource to know how to react if the unthinkable happens.
Local government leaders respond after Barkley Regional Airport Authority Board decides not to return surplus funds to McCracken County, Paducah
McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer says the airport received $2 million in extra funding from state grants for a sewer project for the new airport terminal. The McCracken County Fiscal Court had hoped the airport board would give that money back to McCracken County and the city of Paducah.
Man accused of stealing backhoe and driving it to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois arrested in Nevada
Timothy Baggott allegedly stole a backhoe from a work site last Thursday and drove it about 10 miles to the airport, where he tried to catch a flight to Portland Oregon. A few days later, he was arrested in Nevada.
Crittenden County Animal Control Officer Timmy Todd says he has seen 32 animals being brought in just this month. He says 60-70% of those are owner surrenders.
With warmer days approaching, local rescue squads are preparing in case of an emergency. Wednesday, multiple county agencies were out on Kentucky Lake for hands-on boating and water safety training.
33-year-old Jay Bledsoe of Paducah is facing a first-degree assault charge in connection to a stabbing on North 7th Street late Tuesday night.
Man charged with wanton endangerment, DUI after allegedly flipping amusement train ride carrying kids at Calvert campground
A Louisiana man was arrested and charged with 10 counts of wanton endangerment and one count of operating a non-motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants when an amusement train ride he was driving at a local campground turned over, injuring several children.
Cairo's first-annual two-day Spring Arts and Crafts Fair begins on May 26, and one organizer is hoping to see a regional turnout at the big event. 25 to 30 vendors will be selling art, crafts, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, pottery, food, and more. And there will be a fireworks show on Saturday.
'Genuine, compassionate, approachable:' Friends and family remember Tilghman student ahead of funeral
Friends and family remember 18-year-old Ellie McKnight as genuine, compassionate, approachable, spunky, social, and full-of-life. Her visitation will be held on Thursday and her funeral is on Friday. Click here for more information.
If money comes in and things go according to plan, the MPA hopes to break ground next April and complete the project by August.
At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, The American Legion Post 68 in Kuttawa, Ky will be preparing Flags of Honor for their Monday Memorial Day dedication. They could use volunteers to help assemble and display the flags. Click here to learn more.
Man charged with drug trafficking after detectives find meth packaged for sale in vehicle, sheriff's office says
Detectives searched the car, and that's when the sheriff's office says they found the meth packaged for sale and a digital scale.
Southside Steering Committee takes another step toward neighborhood revitalization, discussing possible incentive program
The Southside Steering Committee brought up three incentives for discussion: a commercial property incentive dealing with things like the beautification of buildings and two incentives for residential buildings in the Walter Jetton and Uppertown areas.
PADUCAH — Starting next Tuesday, a lengthy closure will begin for North Friendship Road in McCracken County. Crews will begin a reconstruction project aiming to make the road safer and reduce crashes.
FEMA application denials and lots of miscommunication: That's what churches in our area are facing after the December 2021 tornado outbreak.
Teaser trailer released for 'Welcome to Crappie Lake,' starring Luann and Sonja of RHONY set in Benton, Illinois
The show stars Luann de Lesseps and Sonja Morgan of Real Housewives of New York. In the show, the two are "are trading the Big Apple for small-town America," Bravo says.
Memorial Day weekend is upon us. You may be planning to head out to one of the Local 6 area’s many lakes with friends and family. It's a great way to spend the holiday, but it can be dangerous — even deadly.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 26, at thecarsoncenter.org.