Graves County

Courtesy of WK&T

West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative (WK&T) is making a push to purchase the former Mid-Continent University in Mayfield and turn it into a technology park. 

Graves County Sheriff's Office

Graves County Sheriff's Office says a Hopkinsville truck driver is injured after being struck by a flying object, causing him to overturn his semi. 

Kentucky State Police

A judge has dismissed drug charges against a western Kentucky couple after ruling that evidence collected by state police was inadmissible. 

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A producer of wood roof and floor trusses is expanding its operation in Mayfield with a more than $1.6 million dollar investment.  

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A volunteer fire department in rural western Kentucky is getting $63,905 in federal grant money. 

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Graves County’s Sheriff’s Office is urging people not to fall for a phone scam in which a caller impersonating law enforcement is coercing people into sending him money. 

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UPDATE: 7:00 p.m.

Mayfield residents voted Tuesday to allow alcohol sales within city limits. The "yes" votes numbered 1,356, while 968 city voters cast "no" votes, according to Graves County Clerk Barry Kennemore. That's a 58-42 percent margin.

The referendum generated a 37.5 percent voter turnout among Mayfield's nearly 6,200 registered voters.

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A suspicious fire has damaged the new Cracker Barrel under construction in Mayfield. 

Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police at Post 1 in Hickory held a dedication ceremony Monday for a memorial honoring two fallen Graves County troopers. The monument remembers Trooper Eric Chrisman and Joseph Ponder. Both troopers died in service last year. 

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Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent accidental shooting Wednesday afternoon in Hickory, Graves County, involving an off-duty police officer and a 17 year old girl. 

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