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Yesterday | WFIE-TV Evansville

Paducah police searching for robbery suspect

The Paducah Police Department is searching for a lone gunman who robbed the E-Z Shop on Paducah's south side late Friday afternoon, April 18. A clerk told Paducah police that a man walked into the convenience store about 5:40 p.m. with a handgun and demanded he put money into a bag.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lyon County Herald Ledger Newspaper

Walker tragedy demonstrates barriers' need

"If it saves one life, then it's all worth it," mused Patty Walker, after reading that a project to install median cable barriers along a 15-mile section of Interstate 24 in Christian County was set to begin April 7. Walker is the widow of Rickey Walker, who was killed in a three-vehicle cross-over accident on Sept.

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Related Topix: Christian County, KY, Paducah, KY, Trigg County, KY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

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Casey's Law, a 10-year-old Kentucky law that allows family members or friends to petition the court for involuntary drug or alcohol treatment for loved ones, is seldom used in western Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Story wins Rotary Speech Contest

Zachary Story, Paducah Tilghman junior and son of Dr. Stephen and Karen Story of Paducah, took top honors in the Rotary Club of Paducah's Speech Contest recently at the McCracken County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Lyon County Herald Ledger Newspaper

Sutton's top achievement relationships he forged

Quin Sutton, Lyon County Schools superintendent, will helm a nearby school system roughly eight times larger than his current district.

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Related Topix: Reidland, KY, Caldwell County, KY, Education Etc., Kids, Family

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Barbecue festival deserves support for good it does in our community

I would like to express my support for the organizers of the Barbecue on the River Festival, especially Susie Coiner, David Boggs and Carol Gault.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Charity , Paducah, KY, Opinion

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Leeper, Newberry to face Hines

State Sen. Bob Leeper and McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry filed candidacy papers for Newberry's office on Tuesday.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

The Lineup

Senior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Paducah, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Shively to lead city schools

The Paducah school board unanimously approved Donald Shively, currently assistant superintendent of instructional programs, as the next district leader during a specially called meeting Monday night.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Randy, KY, Centre College, Danville, KY, Murray State University

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Rotary Club quilt show includes Hoffman winners

In addition to antique quilts, the Rotary Club of Paducah announced Monday that its 26th annual Antique Quilt Show will feature a display of quilts that won the Hoffman Challenge and include 16 merchant vendors.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

City, county plan cleanup

Paducah-McCracken County Spring Clean Up Day will be April 12, according to a news release from city spokeswoman Pam Spencer.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Harsher winter brings increased spring potholes

Along with flowers, potholes usually proliferate as winter gives way to spring. While spring pothole season has just begun, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently announced that a long, harsh winter has already caused an expensive increase in numbers statewide.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

'Aren't just a uniform'

Rob Michaels, CEO of Serve & Protect, talks to the crowd at Saturday's Storrs-Caroe Event at Heartland Worship Center.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Bill would toughen animal abuse penalties

On Monday morning, all that was left of Stoner, a pit bull mix, was a collar with an extension cord tied to it.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Kentucky

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Burglary, chase lead to arrests of two men

Two McCracken County men were arrested early Thursday morning on charges of first-degree burglary, resisting arrest, and fleeing or evading police.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Man accused of burglaries, thefts

A Barlow man faces multiple charges in connection with several burglaries in Ballard and McCracken counties, the McCracken County Sheriff's Department announced Thursday.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Police say baseball bat used in slaying

A McCracken County woman is charged with murder after police say she beat her boyfriend to death with a baseball bat.

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KFVS12

Sutton named new McCracken County superintendent

A national labor board rules that football players at Northwestern University are employees of the school and can create a player's union.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, US Military, US Air Force, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Red, Education Etc.

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Man refuses plea deal, gets 20-year sentence

A Paducah man who declined a plea agreement for 10 years for selling blank prescription forms was found guilty Tuesday in McCracken Circuit Court and sentenced to the maximum 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Drugs

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

IMPACT Good policing results in drop in local crime

Good policing is essential to making a community a desirable place to live. We have that in Paducah and McCracken County, as recently released crime statistics show, and we should be grateful.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Opinion

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