McCracken County Fiscal Court http://wkms.org en McCracken County Court Considers $50K Grant to Build Women’s Shelter http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-court-considers-50k-grant-build-women-s-shelter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County Fiscal Court is considering a $50,000 grant for Paducah Cooperative Ministry to build a shelter for women.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Cooperative Ministry executive director Heidi </span>Suhrheinrich<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> told the court changes to Housing and Urban Development regulations will end a 24-year partnership with the Paducah Housing Authority.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:30:26 +0000 Lance Dennee 41534 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Court Considers $50K Grant to Build Women’s Shelter Jail Largest Expenditure in McCracken County Fiscal Court Budget http://wkms.org/post/jail-largest-expenditure-mccracken-county-fiscal-court-budget <p>The McCracken County Fiscal Court voted on the first reading of a 2014-2015 budget&nbsp;Monday&nbsp;that totals $32m, including over $6m &nbsp;for the McCracken County Jail. The jail has a large number of employees and houses more than 450 inmates.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 14:54:36 +0000 Lance Dennee 40526 at http://wkms.org Jail Largest Expenditure in McCracken County Fiscal Court Budget Former Deputy Clerk Gets $345,000 in Settlement with McCracken Fiscal Court http://wkms.org/post/former-deputy-clerk-gets-345000-settlement-mccracken-fiscal-court <p>The McCracken County Fiscal Court has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a former deputy county clerk.</p><p>The county and its insurance company will pay Leslie Hannan&nbsp;a total of $345,000, with $195,000 coming from the county.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:22:06 +0000 John Null 38030 at http://wkms.org Former Deputy Clerk Gets $345,000 in Settlement with McCracken Fiscal Court McCracken County Officials Indicted in Zoning Case http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-officials-indicted-zoning-case <p>McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry and Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice face a charge of tampering with public records in connection with <a href="http://wkms.org/post/newberry-faces-zoning-allegations">unauthorized zone</a> changes affecting at least 500 pieces of property in the county.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:49:30 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 37951 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Officials Indicted in Zoning Case McCracken County Hires Current USEC Emergency Management Director http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-hires-current-usec-emergency-management-director <p class="p1">Jerome Mansfield of Paducah will take over as Emergency Management Director of McCracken County. Mansfield is the current Emergency Management Director of USEC's operations at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, and a retired Army National Guard officer.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 03:05:20 +0000 John Paul Henry 37392 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Hires Current USEC Emergency Management Director Rep. Watkins urges McCracken County to support a la carte bill http://wkms.org/post/rep-watkins-urges-mccracken-county-support-la-carte-bill <p class="p1">TV is on the mind in McCracken County as the Fiscal Court is scheduling a public hearing about Comcast's services, while Representative Gerald Watkins urges the court to support his proposed "a la carte" bill.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 02:38:20 +0000 John Paul Henry 36510 at http://wkms.org Rep. Watkins urges McCracken County to support a la carte bill Renfro Running For McCracken County Clerk http://wkms.org/post/renfro-running-mccracken-county-clerk <p></p><p>McCracken County Commissioner Zana Renfro announced her candidacy for McCracken County Clerk yesterday.</p><p>Because of this decision Renfro is not seeking reelection as County Commissioner, a position that she has held since 1999. She also served as Paducah City Commissioner from 1993 to 1999. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:14:12 +0000 The Associated Press 36201 at http://wkms.org Renfro Running For McCracken County Clerk McCracken County Emergency Management Director Resigns http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-emergency-management-director-resigns <p>McCracken County Emergency Management Director Paul Carter has resigned from his post three months after a <a href="http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-employees-under-investigation-assault">road-side argument</a> allegedly turned physical.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:31:01 +0000 Rob Canning 36156 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Emergency Management Director Resigns Fiscal Court Sends Message on Tax Vote http://wkms.org/post/fiscal-court-sends-message-tax-vote <p class="p1">The McCracken county fiscal court will trim its budget following a vote to reduce taxes in one of the County&#39;s 15 special taxing districts. The districts pay taxes to help fund certain government programs like a fire department or library. &nbsp;Fourteen of the districts opted to keep the same tax rate or accept a small increase.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 02:54:37 +0000 John Paul Henry 35704 at http://wkms.org Fiscal Court Sends Message on Tax Vote McCracken County Fiscal Court Postpones Grievance Hearing http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-fiscal-court-postpones-grievance-hearing <p></p><p>The McCracken County Fiscal Court is emergency management director Paul Carter time to prepare for his grievance hearing. Carter was suspended five days without pay for a reported scuffle with a tow truck driver.</p><p>Carter alleged the Fiscal Court failed to follow proper protocol in disciplining him. He retained attorney Jeremy Ian Smith Monday to represent him in the grievance. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:32:47 +0000 Whitney Jones 34989 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Fiscal Court Postpones Grievance Hearing