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National mattresses component maker JOMEL Seams Reasonable Inc. opened its manufacturing facility in Jamestown, Russell County, Kentucky. The $422,000 project included reconfiguring and equipping the former GGF Heritage manufacturing plant on Ferco Way. The leased plant primarily ...
Rhen Hendrickson, who was reported missing Mar. 29, was found on Apr. 1. Hendrickson walked up to a home on Tim Road. He was dehydrated and hypothermic and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Samantha Sperry, 25, has not been found and was not with Hendrickson ...

GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. Warn tires and warn pavement led to a crash in Graves County, Kentucky on the Jackson Purchase Parkway according to the sheriff's department. Deputies said it happened around 4:40 a.m. They responded to report of a rollover collision at the 31 mile-marker of Jackson ...
Health experts say a needle exchange is a good defense, but exchange programs face public opposition. That was the case in Bourbon County, Kentucky, where local officials had twice rejected the idea. As part of the Ohio Valley ReSource series “Rural Risk,” Mary Meehan visited the county as people ...
Teachers and students gathered in Frankfort on Friday to speak against the pension bill that passed unexpectedly the night before. Many teachers called in sick Friday. Andy Beshear says he will sue. Astrid Hacker/ Louisville Courier Journal. 636580117736717827-TeacherProtest14.jpg Buy Photo.
The Kentucky county where the water smells like diesel. By Nadia Kounang, CNN; Apr 1, 2018 Updated 3 hrs ago; 0 ... Workman is not the only person in Martin County, Kentucky, or America for that matter, who struggles to get clean water. Two well-publicized crises include Flint, Michigan's, lead contamination and Puerto ...

An assessment of Kentucky's county-level health released last week puts Frankfort and several surrounding communities among the best in the state. The county health rankings, conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, put Franklin ...
MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) -. Three people are facing charges after an investigation in Graves County, Kentucky. According to the sheriff's office, a family of three have been arrested for abuse. Someone at Fern Terrace Lodge in Mayfield notified detectives that a former patient was possibly being taken ...
More than 1,000 miles to the southwest of Pikeville is the town of Agua Dulce, Texas, where teachers and school staff have been carrying concealed guns for about a year. The program there is similar to one given preliminary approval by the Pike County Board of Education earlier this week, and is just one ...
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -. The McCracken County Sheriff's Office said traffic is backed up on Interstate 24 at exit 3 due to a semi with a flat tire. The is on the right inside lane of the I-24 Bridge. Emergency services are directing traffic, and travel is slowed. Use caution in the area. Download the KFVS News ...
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. KY 1954/Husband Road south of Krebs station has been cleared according to officials with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. There were no injuries reported in the crash. It happened after a SEMI crashed around the 2 mile-marker in McCracken County ...
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A tanker crash in Marshall County, Kentucky has opened in the north and southbound lanes of the Purchase Parkway at the 37-mile marker. The truck will was offloaded which took most of the night, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. According to the ...
LYON COUNTY, KY – Potholes, broken pavement, and cracks in the road can make for a bumpy ride. County commissioners in west Kentucky reported 17 percent of county roads are in poor condition in a survey conducted by TRIP, a national transportation research group. This road in Lyon County is ...
Nearly $5 million in grants and donations will be used to make repairs and provide clean water in Martin County. Martin County residents in Eastern Kentucky have complained about lack of access to running water this winter; discolored water that comes out the tap looking like beer or milk; rashes and ...
HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - A coal miner has died after an accident in a Harlan County mine. The incident happened at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday at a mine owned by Revelation Energy Mine in Cumberland, Kentucky. The coroner tells LEX 18 Hubert Grubbs, Jr., 29, was killed during pre-shift repair work.
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A Kentucky county school board voted unanimously in favor of a preliminary measure that could lead to arming teachers with concealed guns amid a national conversation about school shootings. The motion passed Monday night, allowing the Pike County School Board's attorney to begin working with the ...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The judge presiding over the murder case of a 15-year-old student charged with murder in last month's high school shooting in Benton, Ky., is arguing he has followed the law, including when he closed the arraignment and issued a gag order in the case. Marshall Circuit Court ...
TRIGG COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A threat made at a Trigg County school has local law enforcement patrolling area schools. Trigg County Sheriff Ray Burnam II said on Thursday, Jan 25 at 9:37 p.m. he was contacted about a possible threat that had been made at Trigg County High School. After a process of interviews with ...
HICKMAN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A Hickman County Kentucky highway is back open at the 12-13 mile markers following a crash involving a semi-truck, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. It happened between Clinton and Fulgham, Kentucky along KY 58 between the 12-13 mile markers, ...
A state representative from Lee County has proposed two bills that would re-draw the map of Kentucky counties and school districts. The proposal would consolidate counties if they have a population of less than 50,000 and merge school districts in those counties. Republican State Representative Toby ...
NASHVILLE — Family members have identified one of the two Kentucky school shooting victims who remained hospitalized Thursday in Nashville as teenager Gage Smock of Gilbertsville, Ky. The boy's father, 35-year-old Gary Wayne Smock, said his son was in stable condition at Vanderbilt University ...
NEW CASTLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two students were taken into custody in Henry County, Kentucky, for allegedly making threats against the high school. The Henry County Sheriff's department is investigating after the students were overheard Wednesday night making comments about possible violence.
Larger counties, such as Fayette, Jefferson, Warren and Pike, would remain unchanged. The counties could be renamed and local governments would consolidate. A similar bill, HB 242 would also reduce the number of Kentucky's county and independent school districts. Boyd County would retain its own ...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - One man was arrested on drug charges, and another man was critically injured following an incident in Warren County, Kentucky. Deputies with the Warren County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of shots fired just before 1:40 a.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of Mt. Olivet Road.
An eastern Kentucky county is conserving water by shutting it off to residents at night, but some have been without running water for days. About 1,000 people in Martin County were without water for a fifth day on Friday, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported . The water district began shutting off water to ...
When temperatures drop into the teens, the first thing many homeowners do is turn on their faucets to keep pipes from freezing. But in some Eastern Kentucky counties, authorities are begging people not to do that because of serious water shortages that have left many people with no water at all.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. KY 286 and US 62 are closed at the Milan Station Y in western McCracken County, Kentucky. This near the Ballard-McCracken County line. An overturned tanker truck is leaking acid, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Traffic on US 62 is blocked at Holt ...
Coroner on scene at officer-involved shooting in Allen County, Kentucky. by Katie Grunik. (MGN Online). AA. ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. —. The Kentucky State Police responded to an officer-involved shooting near Franklin, Kentucky on Friday night. According to the KSP, troopers in Bowling Green were alerted by the Allen ...
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Emergency crews in Central Kentucky were preparing for severe winter Friday morning. The emergency management director and the sheriff in Boyle County say events like this present a number of challenges. The sheriff says weather really changes the work day for them.
Union supporter Bill Prinsket, of Bridgeville, Delaware, opposes the right-to-work ordinance aired Jan. 2 by the Sussex County Council. The "mayor" of Warren County, Kentucky, says that view is shortsighted considering his county's development boom. (Photo: Kevin Mooney/The Daily Signal).
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. One person was injured in a crash in McCracken County, Kentucky on Wednesday, January 10. According to the sheriff's office, it happened just before noon in the 7900 block of Lovelace Road. A 59-year-old man from Paducah was headed eastbound when his car ...
(AP) - State officials say unemployment rates fell in 72 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in 17 and rose in 31 counties between November 2016 and November 2017. The Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics says the latest county-by-county figures show that Woodford County had the ...
UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -. The Union County, Illinois Sheriff's Office is looking for a man accused of deceptive practice. According to the sheriff's office, Colin Shane Underwood, 39, (also known as Colin Keller, Colin Holderfield and Shane Keller) is also wanted in McCracken County, Kentucky on other ...
CARLISLE COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A stabbing north of Arlington, Kentucky lead to the arrest of one man Monday, Jan. 1. Troopers with the Kentucky State Police arrested Danny T. Malady, 52 of Arlington, Ky. He was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, second-degree assault, and ...
The Martin County Sheriff tells WSAZ a 6-year-old child has died after falling into a river. It happened Monday in the Warfield community in Martin County, Kentucky. Sheriff John Kirk tells us a couple driving on the West Virginia side of Tug Fork River saw the child's body floating down the river. Sheriff Kirk ...
ARJAY, Ky. (WATE) - A pit bull that ran away Sunday morning after a fatal attack in the Wiser Branch area of Bell County, Kentucky was put down Monday afternoon. Two pit bulls are suspected in the death of Lorraine Brock Saylor, 66, on Sunday morning. Her husband was also hurt by the dogs. One of the ...
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Emergency managers in Lincoln and Rockcastle counties reported that several roads were covered in high water Saturday morning. In Lincoln County, officials say that primary roads are passable, but several side roads are covered by water. They say a driver on Goshen Road had to be rescued.
CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. The Calloway County, Kentucky government has ordered flags be flown at half-staff. According to the executive order, this is in honor of its neighboring county and "with sincere sympathy from Calloway County citizens." "Whereas, our thoughts and prayers are with students, staff, faculty ...
The suspect, a 15-year-old male student, is in custody, and will be charged with murder and assault. Federal, state, and local police are investigating the shooting. “It is unbelievable that this would happen in a small, close-knit community like Marshall County,” Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in a statement.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. A western Kentucky man is facing weapons and burglary charges after he reportedly threatened another man on Jan. 9. According to Paducah police, Marlin J. Brown, 39, was arrested on a charge of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon; as well as, warrants ...
KSP: Chase ends in officer-involved shooting at farm in Woodford County, Kentucky. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! WLKY. Updated: 9:30 AM EST Dec 29, 2017. KSP: Chase ends in officer-involved shooting at farm in Woodford County, Kentucky. Share. Shares. Copy Link. Copy.
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. McCracken County Sheriff's Department arrested 4 people following a drug investigation. Detectives' drug investigation led them to secure a search warrant residence at 300 Jacobs Lane in McCracken County. Just before midnight on Wednesday, December 27 ...
What started as a trickle turned into a flood. Over the past six months, dozens of county governments in Kentucky and Ohio have sued three major drug companies, alleging they're responsible, in part, for the region's opioid problem. Cincinnati sued the three distributors in August, demanding the firms ...
3 Flu-Related Deaths Confirmed in Kentucky County. Authorities say flu is responsible for the deaths of three elderly people in one Kentucky county. Dec. 29, 2017, at 2:42 p.m.. 3 Flu-Related Deaths Confirmed in Kentucky County ...
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. Judge-Executive Kevin Neal has announced that Marshall County has bought land to develop an industrial park. Neal says the project is called Southwest One Industrial Park. The park will be one mile from I-69 and about 11 miles from the intersection of I-24 & I-69.
Leaders in Barren County are deciding whether to join some other Kentucky communities in establishing a needle exchange. Under the program, intravenous drug users could swap dirty syringes for clean ones at the local health department, and do so anonymously. The goal is to stop the spread of ...
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -. Investigators say a Murray, Kentucky man is facing a rape charge in McCracken County. According to the sheriff's office, a female called them on Nov. 26 and said she'd been a victim of a rape. The female said she'd been at a home in the Lone Oak area and woke up without any ...
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -. Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate that escaped from the Marshall County Jail. A Murray woman is also facing charges after state police said she helped the inmate. Police said Jeremy L. Meadows of Water Valley, Kentucky, left a work assignment at 10 a.m. ...


 

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