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Paducah Teen Charged with Drug Theft
Thursday, January 29, 2015 6:06 PM
Police have charged a Paducah teen with trying to sell prescription medicine on his social media page. According to Paducah Police, detectives got a tip that 19-year-old Mark Stigger, of Paducah had posted a picture of a bottle of Promethazine, a prescription medication, on his social media page and was selling it for $60. Detectives said they spoke with an employee at the prescribing ...
Property Manager Charged with Stealing Rent Money
Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:20 PM
A Paducah property manager faces theft charges, after a police investigation reportedly found he was pocketing rent money. In late November the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department got reports of thefts at Countryside Manor and Village One Properties in West Paducah. Police said the owner began suspecting some of the collected rent money was not being deposited into the proper ...
Developer Fails to Get Funding for Downtown Hotel
Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:50 PM
A developer's plan to build a Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Paducah has hit a major snag. In a Thursday news release, Mayor Gayle Kaler said Senate Hospitality, the developer behind a project to build the hotel attached to the Paducah McCracken County Convention & Expo Center has failed to secure a bank loan for the project, which was one of the requirements mandated by the City ...
Paducah Among Three KY 'Bible-Minded' Cities
Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:37 PM
A new study has defined three Kentucky cities as "Bible minded". Will Clark reports... According to a survey from the American Bible Society, Lexington is the state's most Bible minded city, followed by Louisville and Paducah. Nationally, Lexington was ranked 15th with Louisville 17th and Paducah 23rd. The survey from the American Bible Society considered someone Bible-minded if they ...
MCHS Senior Wins 'Poetry Out Loud' First Place
Thursday, January 29, 2015 1:00 AM
Bre Stimson, McCracken County High School senior, earned first place in the district’s Poetry Out Loud competition on Monday night in the C-Plant Performing Arts Center. Stimson performed from memory a poem by Nick Flynn titled “Cartoon Physics, Part 1” — an entertaining take on childhood innocence and imagination. Senior Brook Salsman took second place and senior Jordan ...
Strachan Wins Lourdes 2014 Mission Award
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:30 PM
John Strachan was named the 2014 Sister Mary Eleanor Mission award winner during Lourdes annual service awards banquet. John was selected by his peers for exhibiting the core values and mission of Lourdes in helping extend the healing ministry of Jesus. “John is a shining example of the essential competencies every strong leader must have,” says Kelly Nicholls, ...
Paducah Woman Charged with Embezzlement
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:38 PM
Police have arrested a Paducah woman for embezzling more than $3,700 from a local grocery store. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, 20-year-old Kayla A. Helton, of Paducah was arrested Wednesday on a warrant stemming from an investigation of events during her employment at Banks Market in Lone Oak, where she worked as a cashier from mid-November to early January. Police ...
Zheng Faced Intense Scrutiny at Previous Job
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 7:30 PM
The new general manager of Paducah Power System brings along some professional baggage as he moves from Lubbock, TX to western Kentucky. Dr. Gary Zheng was just hired by the utility, which has been highly scrutinized since rates have skyrocketed, related to the current economy and debt service from their investment in the Prairie State Energy Campus. But PPS board members apparently ...
Warehouse Cleanup Project Completed at DOE Site
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:33 PM
Work to remove and dispose of waste from two sections of an old warehouse at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Site is complete. The nearly 29,000-square-foot eastern end of the C-746-B warehouse was used to store materials and equipment from within the Paducah Site. According to a DOE news release, cleanup contractor LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky LLC began removing ...
Distracted Driving Blamed for Crash at High School
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:55 PM
Police say distracted driving was to blame for a four-vehicle crash in front of McCracken County High School that injured a Paducah teen. Shortly after 3:00 pm Monday, McCracken County Sheriff's Deputies responded to McCracken County High School for a four vehicle crash with injuries. Police said 17-year-old Ellie Brower of Paducah was driving north in the school's parking lot when she was ...
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