Mayfield, KY – A Mayfield woman has been charged with attempted murder and five counts of wanton endangerment after police say she fired multiple shots at her husband. The Paducah Sun reports the shooting took place at the Lowe's Department Store in Mayfield on Wednesday afternoon. Police say the woman, Ann Marie Smith, shot at her husband five times, hitting him only once in the hand. Smith is being held in the Graves County Jail on a $500,000 bond.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky banks are ranked eighth in the nation in a first quarter profitability survey conducted by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC. Kentucky Financial Institutions Commissioner Charles Vice says the ranking doesn't surprise him, because Kentucky banks are generally well managed.
Cadiz, KY – Anti-prohibition group Grow Trigg has received support from the Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism Commission. Tourism Director Bill Stevens says he is writing a letter that states the organization officially supports the effort to bring the wet/dry issue to a vote. Grow Trigg recently announced they have 60% of the 1,800 petition signatures needed. The group plans to meet at 6:00pm next Wednesday at the West Cadiz Park.
Paducah, KY – A warrant sweep in McCracken County yielded 68 arrests yesterday. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department partnered with the U.S. Marshal Service for the second year to issue the sweeps around the county. Teams of deputies, detectives, jailers and marshals scanned the area for three days, making arrests and serving un-issued warrants. All suspects were taken to the McCracken County Jail and processed. Many were released after posting bond.
Murray, KY – Today marks the official kickoff of the FLW Outdoors Fishing Tournament. Three hundred Professional anglers are out on Kentucky Lake for the four day competition. Murray is the site for this year's catch weigh-ins and city officials expect fans to be out in force. Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lance Allison says fishing tournaments represent 35-billion dollars in annual spending in the US.