The McCracken County School Board will meet Thursday to talk about a potential tax rate increase for the next fiscal year.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation raising teachers' minimum salary to $40,000 over four years to address a statewide shortage of classroom leaders.
McCracken County leaders are trying to solve a multi-million dollar property assessment mess. Over multiple years, property taxes have not been fully paid, and in some cases not paid at all, because of a problem at the McCracken County Property Valuation Administrator's Office.
Big changes are coming to what you need to travel, and Kentucky may not be prepared. The state is almost a year behind after announcing its roll out date for the new Real IDs.
The congressman said he's keeping an open mind on new legislation, but still supports the legal rights provided under the Second Amendment.
The sooner a child is diagnosed with autism, the more quickly they can get treatment. Now, there’s more help in west Kentucky for families going through that.
The federal Energy Star program recently put out some new recommendations, and not everyone is staying cool-headed about it. Here's how to save money and stay cool.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -- A meeting of the McCracken County Fiscal Court is being held Wednesday afternoon, and members are expected to discuss the possibility of retroactively billing properties that were not properly assessed in the county.
A special called meeting of the McCracken County Fiscal Court is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, and members are expected to discuss the possibility of retroactively billing properties that were not properly assessed in the county.
A Southern Illinois school is starting off the year with a big change to its code of conduct. Vienna High School will now be randomly drug testing students.
For victims of sexual assault, it can be difficult to call for help or confide in others. A new statewide training for medical personnel in Kentucky will help make the task a little easier.
At the Marshall County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday, the 911 administrator for the state of Kentucky offered a possible solution to funding issues — regional consolidation.
In Weakley County, Tennessee schools, they are fighting chronic absenteeism. That's when a student misses more than 10 percent of school days.
A west Kentucky lawyer accused of stealing from the estates of people whom he represented pleaded guilty today in a blind plea.
Last year, a woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting at a Paducah apartment. Today, the man charged with the crime was sentenced to 28 years in prison.
Federal authorities say a drug sweep in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia dubbed Operation Crystal Mountain has netted more than 800 pounds of methamphetamine.
Three men with ties to Keeton Corrections in Paducah face federal charges regarding accusations of meth trafficking at the halfway house. Prosecutors say it happened between April 12 and May 28.
A former west Kentucky teacher and track coach accused of setting up a camera to record video in a school bathroom has been arrested again.
Officers are investigating after a shooting incident in which witnesses reported seeing more than a dozen young men involved in a fight in a local park, the Paducah Police Department says.
Jenny Kirkland — who co-founded Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee, with her husband, entrepreneur Robert Kirkland — passed away Monday, a park spokeswoman confirms.
Federal prosecutors say three men with ties to Keeton Corrections are charged regarding an alleged scheme to sell methamphetamine at the Paducah halfway house.
The Carbondale NAACP received a $135,000 grant to bring awareness about the census and its impact to minority populations in rural counties.
The house now belongs to Melvin Odom from Calvert City. Odom and his wife are passionate about St. Jude Children's hospital and wanted to support any way they could.
The Missouri Public Defender's office plans to experiment with sending text messages to defendants reminding them of their court dates in an effort to reduce the number of people in jail.
More than 1.7 million new cancer patients are expected to be diagnosed this year. The normal treatment is chemotherapy, and it comes with side effects like hair loss.
The McCracken County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help identifying a man wanted for questioning after multiple vehicles were broken into in the county.