Fulton County

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A retired western Kentucky jailer has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme stemming from a $3.3 million jail expansion.

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Third Afternoon Update:

The National Weather Service Paducah confirms two tornadoes struck Fulton County Thursday night. In a series of Tweets, NWS said the first tornado was an EF1 that traveled 8 miles north of Hickman to five miles southeast of Hickman with peak winds of 110 mph. The second tornado was an EF2 east of Hickman that traveled to the Tennessee border. This tornado peaked at 125 mph.

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A Tennessee business owner has pleaded guilty to fraud in a conspiracy that allegedly involved a former western Kentucky county jailer and others.

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A Fulton County High School teacher is charged with 3rd degree rape involving a minor. 

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Federal prosecutors say a business owner has pleaded guilty for his role in a conspiracy that included kickbacks and concealment of costs associated with work performed on the Fulton County Detention Center expansion project.

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A Fulton County resident’s plan to attract tourists and grow the economy is underway.

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Kentucky’s top officials would be required to visit the farthest corners of the state before beginning their duties under a bill filed for the upcoming legislative session.

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A federal grand jury has indicted the top elected official in Ballard County in western Kentucky, along with the county's former treasurer. 

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A Lake County, Tennessee man is charged with murder following an altercation in Hickman, Kentucky.

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Long-time Fulton County Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Hopper has died at age 66.

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