The CDC says fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks inside most places.
The first ever Barbecue OFF the River was held in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way to have the annual festival that has been held in downtown Paducah for more than two decades while protecting the community from the novel coronavirus.
Friends, family, former colleagues, community leaders and others joined together Thursday in Paducah for a memorial service to honor the life and legacy of Albert Jones.
PADUCAH — Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is now available to kids and teens ages 12 and up. And in Kentucky, teens are getting their shots.
TRIGG COUNTY, KY — State police say a sheriff's deputy shot a man at a Trigg County, Kentucky, home early Thursday. Deputies were at the home to serve an arrest warrant for the man.
"Today’s guidance from the CDC is great news for vaccinated Kentuckians. The commonwealth will immediately follow this guidance," Gov. Andy Beshear said in a social media post Thursday.
A memorial celebration for the late Albert Jones was held Thursday afternoon in Paducah, with Gov. Andy Beshear among those honoring his legacy. The former Paducah mayor, state lawmaker and legal titan died in February at the age of 91.
The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their monthly Power in Partnership Virtual Breakfast. This month, the Chamber is celebrating small business owners and entrepreneurs.
In honor of a life taken too soon — a virtual bass fishing tournament will be held to benefit the Kjae Milliken Outdoor Scholarship.
Sara Baker resigned as a teacher at the high school and was temporarily suspended as a teacher and track coach at Wednesday night's special called board meeting.
The B-25 bomber "Show Me" will fly into Paducah in June for the the Honor Flight Bluegrass Barnstorming Tour Across Kentucky. It's a way to make sure veterans get a slice of the Honor Flight experience, even if they can't go to Washington, D.C.
After an advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee leaders want you to know their respective states are ready to administer doses to that age group, with pa…
County leaders recently discussed moving or scaling the project if they can't get help from the city to fund it.
At the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield Wednesday, Pritzker announced the state's new “Time for Me to Drive" campaign to encourage Illinoisans and visitors to travel in the state.
KYTC District 1 says the contractor on the $6.3 million construction project will begin working on footers for the main piers closest to the riverbank in the weeks ahead.
In the upcoming fiscal year, the fiscal court expects to add about $10 million of new debt, but that's not including two major projects — one of which is the multimillion-dollar Greenway Sports Complex.
As of Tuesday, Ballard and Christian counties are among the counties with the lowest vaccination rates in Kentucky. So far, 19% of Ballard County residents and 17% of Christian County residents have been vaccinated.
"We are ready for the virus to be gone, and if vaccinating is the answer, then by all means we would be willing to help in whatever way needed," a local superintendent says.
Bryant Law Center is presenting "A Tribute to the Life of Albert Jones" from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, at Albert Jones Park in Paducah.
We've all been there: You're in a parking lot, walking back to your car when you notice the vehicle next to yours is over the line. They're parked way too close, making it impossible for you to open your door. Now imagine that happening every day, in the only spots accessible to you.
The agenda shows members will vote on a personnel recommendation. Marion Community District 2 Superintendent Keith Oates confirmed to Local 6 it will be about suspended teacher and track coach Sara Baker.
The ferry connects Kentucky 1354 at Hickman with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri, at Mississippi River navigation mile point 922. It is the only direct route between Kentucky and Missouri.
KYTC District 1 says the closure will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The road is expected to remain closed until around 3 p.m. Thursday.
A Calloway County, Kentucky, man was arrested Monday in the parking lot of a grocery store in Graves County after investigators claim he was there to sell methamphetamine.
Businesses statewide are struggling to fill open positions. According to the National Restaurant Association, that sector lost 2.5 million workers from the pandemic. Some businesses claim expanded unemployment benefits are to blame.
The Centralia woman stole sales tax payments while overseeing the public service center at the Howlett Building in Springfield, where vehicle owners can pay title and registration fees, apply and pay for license plates and make sales tax payments for vehicles.
Hundreds of students did not get a chance to walk across the stage last year because of the pandemic.
Strong to severe storms are expected for Mother's Day. Make sure to have multiple ways to receive & hear warnings, including your WPSD Radar app and your NOAA weather radio. If you typically silence your phone or put it in "do not disturb" mode, maybe skip that so any alerts will be audible.
Paducah Southside Association hosted a free concert at the Noble Park Amphitheatre Saturday afternoon in a final push to raise funds for the "United We Stand" mural project.
The insects are part of a group called Brood X — also known as the Great Eastern Brood — which is expected in a geographical range stretching from Tennessee to New York.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 has released its traffic impact report for the upcoming week. The district includes Fulton, Hickman, Carlisle, Ballard, McCracken, Graves, Calloway, Marshall, Livingston, Crittenden, Lyon and Trigg counties.
PADUCAH — Two dozen Paducahans have been chosen to participate in a training program preparing them for jobs in software development.