Jon Hayden

Sheriff: No Dog Fighting Link in Missing Pet Reports

Mar 10, 2015
Lance Dennee

  McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden held a special meeting Monday night to address Internet speculation about potential dog thefts and missing pets reported to area sheriff’s departments and the Kentucky State Police.

Hayden allayed some fears about the missing pets, saying there is no known dog fighting ring in the region.

Newberry Faces Zoning Allegations

May 16, 2013
McCracken Fiscal Court

McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry is under fire for allegedly altering zoning maps without going through the proper legal channels.

Deputy Judge Executive Doug Harnice said the map changes, which occurred sometime between 2007 and 2008, are the result of minor computer errors, but Paducah attorney Burton Washburn says he thinks differently.

Police Use a Fake Facebook Woman to Lure In a Fugitive

May 25, 2012

McCracken County Sheriff's detectives used the ruse of a fictitious woman on Facebook to lure a man wanted in three western Kentucky counties into a trap where deputies arrested him.