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Saturday Aug 23 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

2 more schools plan fitness programs

With grants from Baptist Health Paducah two more schools will launch Project Fit America, a fitness program that targets childhood obesity.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Calvert City, KY, Benton, KY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Symsonia man charged with animal cruelty

A Symsonia man was arrested Thursday on charges of cruelty to animals and terroristic threatening for allegedly killing a cat, injuring a dog and threatening to burn down the owner's home, according to the Graves County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Symsonia, KY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

4 facing drug charges in Graves Co.

Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon says four people have been arrested this week and booked into jail on drug trafficking charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Water Valley, KY, Wingo, KY, Marijuana, Hickman County, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

1 injured in crash at Graves Co. intersection

One person was injured in a crash on U.S. 45 and KY 408 in Graves County around 8:40 a.m. on August 20. According to Kentucky State Police, a semi truck driven by William Gray, 49, of Waverly, Ky.

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Related Topix: Waverly, KY, Paducah, KY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

1 injured after rollover crash on Purchase Parkway

Deputies say a 1993 Ford Explorer driven by 22-year-old Karissa Davis of Fulton, Ky.

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Related Topix: Fulton, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Roberts appointed Calloway County Attorney

Jeffery Roberts of Calloway County was appointed Monday to serve the rest of the term of the late David Harrington as county attorney.

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Related Topix: Calloway County, KY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

No charges sought in dog deaths

Graves County Attorney John Cunningham says no criminal charges are warranted after he reviewed an investigation into the death of five dogs at the McCracken County Animal Shelter earlier this summer.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cunningham, KY, McCracken County, KY, Hopkinsville, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

McConnell agrees to debate Grimes on KET

Kentucky voters will get at least one chance to see U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, debate the issues on statewide television.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Fancy Farm, KY, Beattyville, KY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

15-yr-old driver crashes after police chase in stolen car

A police chase led to a car crash and several charges and arrests. Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon attempted to stop a black four door Dodge car on US 45 North for a traffic violation just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, KY, Hickory, KY, Drugs

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

KY man accused of assaulting his grandfather

Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon reports that on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to an assault in progress in the Fancy Farm community.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Mayfield man facing charges in connection to father's death

The sheriff's office says a Mayfield, Kentucky man faces manslaughter charges in connection to the death of his father.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, KY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Mayfield man arrested after crash on high school parking lot

A Mayfield, Kentucky man was arrested on various charges in the Graves County High School parking lot on Wednesday, according to Sheriff Dewayne Redmon.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, KY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Burglary suspect in 4 counties arrested

Graves County sheriff's deputies arrested a burglary suspect following a traffic stop and foot pursuit on Ky.

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Related Topix: Pilot Oak, KY, Hickman County, KY, Marshall County, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Traffic signal to remain at former General Tire plant

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to keep and upgrade a traffic signal at the former General Tire plant entrance in Graves County.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, KY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Calloway County attorney dies from gunshot wound

The legal community is mourning Calloway County Attorney David Harrington, who died early Monday morning at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Calloway County, KY, Marshall County, KY

West Kentucky News

McConnell, Grimes face off at Fancy Farm

Campaign signs, costumes, and loud opinions peppered the venue Saturday as the state's tight Senate race boiled down to two options-experience or change.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, Cunningham, KY

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

KY man killed after pickup overturns

The deadly crash happened around 10:15 a.m., just east of Pryorsburg. According to the Kentucky State Police, 51-year-old Herbert D. Steppe was driving his Chevy pickup when his passenger side wheels dropped off the road.

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Related Topix: Pryorsburg, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

The Lineup

Community Country Breakfast, 7 "9:30 a.m., St. Matthew by the Lake, 3966 U.S. Highway 641 N., outside of Draffenville.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Leasing doubles megasite revenue

The Purchase Area Regional Industrial Authority, which oversees the west Kentucky megasite in Graves County, approved an operating budget estimating $417,471 in revenue for the coming year in a special called meeting Friday.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, KY, Hickman County, KY

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Despite rural roots, Comer plans big push to win Louisville Republicans in race for governor

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer won't launch his campaign for governor and announce a running mate until Sept.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fancy Farm, KY, Louisville, KY, Tompkinsville, KY, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

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