Paducah Chamber of Commerce

  The Paducah Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Power in Partnership candidate forum breakfast Thursday at 7:30, featuring the 3rd District State Representative candidates, sitting State Rep. Gerald Watkins and Joni Hogancamp as well Paducah Mayoral Candidates Mayor Gayle Kaler and Brandi Harless.


Kentucky lawmakers will be asked to further strengthen laws to combat the state’s heroin problem. Often labeled an epidemic with the large number of overdose deaths, the pre-filed legislation creates penalties for dealers of fentanyl, carfentanil, and other designer drugs.

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The Kentucky Supreme Court plans to convene next week to hear oral arguments in six cases including one about free speech.  


Kentucky Emergency Management is sending a response team to provide assistance to states impacted by Hurricane Matthew.  

Rob Canning

Federal prosecutors have charged six soldiers from Fort Campbell with conspiring to steal sensitive Army equipment including sniper telescopes and rifle accessories, machine gun parts, grenade launcher sights, flight helmets and night vision helmet mounts.  

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting Kentucky to announce a program to reduce rural poverty nationwide.

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Some 130 Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric contractors are lending their services to the citizens of Florida.

Paducah Police say a shots-fired call led to the arrest of a man on a repeat charge of trafficking in marijuana.  

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A state attorney general’s investigator now under scrutiny by his office has been accused at least three times of lying to grand juries in recent years.

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House Speaker Greg Stumbo has launched a panel to investigate “troubling allegations” that Gov. Matt Bevin tried to threaten legislators into switching political parties late last year.