The Paducah City Commission is pushing discussions on how to proceed with the stalled Shultz Park renovation project.  The move comes after commissioners heard cost-reduction options at last night’s meeting.

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Borrowing attitudes are posing a challenge for community banks in Kentucky and across the nation. 

Community bankers recently provided input at town hall meetings hosted by state regulators in 27 states, including Kentucky. 

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  In the second of four televised debates, the two major party candidates for governor on Tuesday night reminded voters of their positions on key issues such as state pensions, right-to-work legislation and casino gambling.

Big Rivers

The Big Rivers Electric Corporation is being advised to better forecast power market prices and sell off unused plants in order to mitigate the costs of losing two of its biggest customers.  

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has released the findings of the operating audit it ordered on the utility last year.

They may not hold the same value as your ultra-rare 1952 Mickey Mantle, but the Paducah Police Department’s bringing back its officer baseball card program.

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Marshall County business owners wanting to obtain an application for a liquor license can now do so electronically.  

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  Already home to one of the most underfunded public pension plans in the nation, Kentucky Retirement Systems is losing further ground through its investment choices.

UPDATE: Missing Calloway County Woman Found

Oct 6, 2015
Calloway County Sheriff

Update: Maxine Jones, the Calloway County woman missing since Sunday, has been found. 

This is Part 2 of KyCIR’s “Trouble Behind Bars” series. Read Part 1.

Danny Ray Burden fell asleep in mid-sentence as he was booked into the Grant County jail, toppling over on the bench where he sat. Prodded awake, he coughed, shook and pleaded for emergency medical attention.

A dozen Kentucky schools have been recognized for creating a culture of health and wellness in the classroom.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing childhood obesity, has given the schools the National Healthy Schools Award for promoting the benefits of a healthy diet and physical activity to students and staff.