Paducah, KY – Paducah Mayor Bill Paxton says the decision to block Greyhound from combining its terminal with the Paducah Area Transit System offices on Ninth and Harrison streets is wrong. The Historic and Architectural Review Commission recently came to that conclusion after Lower Town residents complained that crime would increase. Paxton says those comments offended river industry officials, whose employees often make use of Greyhound buses. He says he has ideas and hopes to initiate talks soon to negotiate a compromise.
Madisonville, KY – Madisonville Mayor Will Cox says he will seek reelection next year. Cox has informed the Registry of Election Finance of his intention to run. The move allows him to begin fundraising though he cannot officially register as a candidate until November. The announcement ends speculation that Cox would seek the state congressional seat held by Representative Eddie Ballard, who is retiring.
Madisonville, KY – With deer mating season beginning this month, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is reminding motorists to watch out on roadways. Deer-related crashes increase from October to January; transportation cabinet officials reported nearly 3,000 last year. But Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd says that probably doesn't reflect real numbers.