McCracken County Sheriff http://wkms.org en Traffic Backs Up Outside New McCracken High School http://wkms.org/post/traffic-backs-outside-new-mccracken-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new consolidated McCracken County High School had its first day of classes today and, as sheriff deputies expected, there was a high volume of traffic on the roads. &nbsp;Six McCracken County sheriff deputies were stationed outside the school this morning dealing with traffic back-ups as more than 1,500 students arrived. &nbsp;Sheriff Jon Hayden said there were officials from the Kentucky Department of Highways monitoring traffic flow and looking into alternate solutions.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:31:58 +0000 Rob Canning 33869 at http://wkms.org Traffic Backs Up Outside New McCracken High School Reidland Threat Actually Students Discussing Video Game http://wkms.org/post/reidland-threat-actually-students-discussing-video-game <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Reidland High and Middle schools are back in session today after the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department found that what was reported as a threat was actually two students discussing a video game. The department reports that yesterday afternoon detectives obtained the author’s name of a letter originally sent to The Paducah Sun with concerns about safety at Reidland High School. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:10:29 +0000 Whitney Jones 25867 at http://wkms.org Reidland Threat Actually Students Discussing Video Game Car Chase Leads to Arrest of Texas Man http://wkms.org/post/car-chase-leads-arrest-texas-man <p>A Texas man led McCracken County Sheriffs on a chase on I-24 yesterday afternoon. Deputies pursued 27-year-old Jerry Page at speeds over 100 miles-per-hour after receiving complaints of reckless driving. Kentucky State Police reported the car Page was driving was also involved in a motor-vehicle hit and run in Marshall County. Deputies reported Page’s car spun out and stopped, allowing them to arrest him. Page is now in McCracken County jail on charges of evading police, wanton endangerment, and multiple driving offenses.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:08:39 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23862 at http://wkms.org Car Chase Leads to Arrest of Texas Man Police Use a Fake Facebook Woman to Lure In a Fugitive http://wkms.org/post/police-use-fake-facebook-woman-lure-fugitive <p>McCracken County Sheriff&#39;s detectives used the ruse of a fictitious woman on Facebook to lure a man wanted in three western Kentucky counties into a trap where deputies arrested him.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:18:25 +0000 Associated Press 18121 at http://wkms.org Police Use a Fake Facebook Woman to Lure In a Fugitive