judge executive van newberry http://wkms.org en Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July http://wkms.org/post/genova-start-production-paducah-mid-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County Fiscal Court approved a lease to </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Products, a Michigan-based vinyl and plumbing products company, for the former Infiniti building for ten years with an option to renew at $298,000 annually during a special meeting last night. Greater Paducah Economic Development Corporation president and CEO Chad Chancellor said </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> can start manufacturing by the middle of the month.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:26:30 +0000 Lance Dennee 41719 at http://wkms.org Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July Settlement Possible in Newberry Zoning Case http://wkms.org/post/settlement-possible-newberry-zoning-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a court date looms for McCracken County Judge&nbsp;Executive Van Newberry regarding </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-officials-indicted-zoning-case" style="line-height: 1.5;">allegations of zoning misconduct</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Commonwealth's Attorney G.L. </span>Ovey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says there is potential for a settlement.</span></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:02:52 +0000 John Null 40655 at http://wkms.org Settlement Possible in Newberry Zoning Case McCracken County Judge Supports State Busing for Private School Pupils http://wkms.org/post/mccracken-county-judge-supports-state-busing-private-school-pupils <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McCracken’s County’s Judge Executive has expressed his support for the county school district’s </span>busing<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of private school students.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2014/05/03/3225667/kentucky-spending-millions-on.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Lexington Herald Leader article</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, state financial records show that Kentucky spent nearly $18 million to pay for&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">busing</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at private, mostly religious schools, in two dozen counties over the last six years.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 20:14:49 +0000 Rob Canning & Lance Dennee 40342 at http://wkms.org McCracken County Judge Supports State Busing for Private School Pupils New Judge Appointed to McCracken County Zoning Case Against Newberry, Harnice http://wkms.org/post/new-judge-appointed-mccracken-county-zoning-case-against-newberry-harnice <p></p><p>A new judge has been appointed to a <a href="http://wkms.org/post/newberry-faces-zoning-allegations">zoning case</a> against McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry and Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice.</p><p>Newberry’s attorney Will Kautz said Marshall County Chief Circuit Judge Dennis Foust will hear the case after McCracken County Judges Craig Clymer and Tim Kaltenbach recused themselves. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:48:01 +0000 Whitney Jones 38181 at http://wkms.org New Judge Appointed to McCracken County Zoning Case Against Newberry, Harnice 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 Newberry Switches to Independent for Third Run at Office http://wkms.org/post/newberry-switches-independent-third-run-office <p>McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry is running for a third term, and will do so as an independent.</p><p>Newberry was a Democrat and says he has considered the party switch since 2010. He says county level officials should be nonpartisan. Newberry's party switch, at present, allows him to avoid a primary race against Democrat Jeff Hines.</p><p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 22:01:41 +0000 John Null 37734 at http://wkms.org Newberry Switches to Independent for Third Run at Office Grand Jury Set for Third Day of Testimony on McCracken Zoning Issue http://wkms.org/post/grand-jury-set-third-day-testimony-mccracken-zoning-issue <p>The special prosecutor handling allegations of zoning misconduct in McCracken County confirms that a grand jury will convene Friday for a third day of testimony.</p><p>Commonwealth attorney G.L. Ovey says he will be in court&nbsp;Friday at 10 a.m., but could not confirm any other details of the grand jury proceedings.</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 22:53:54 +0000 John Null 37490 at http://wkms.org Grand Jury Set for Third Day of Testimony on McCracken Zoning Issue 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