McCracken County

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Kentucky health officials say counties hardest hit by a hepatitis A outbreak will receive another round of vaccines to protect people from the contagious disease.

McCracken County has met the minimum threshold to receive funding to cover ‘emergency protective measures’ used earlier this year to minimize flooding.

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Kentucky State Police are investigating whether the termination of McCracken County Deputy Jailer David Knight violated the Kentucky Whistleblower Act

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A Kentucky jailer has been taken to jail.

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  Local and state officials met in Frankfort on Tuesday to discuss solutions to long-time issues with the halfway house in Paducah.


A phone scammer is targeting senior citizens in McCracken County pretending to be affiliated with the local sheriff’s department. 


  McCracken County Commissioner Bill Bartleman is seeking a second term in 2018.

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A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed. 

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McCracken County Sheriff candidate Matt Carter anticipates potential challenges facing the elected position.

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McCracken Preschool recently received a $150,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education in support of the county’s preschools and childcare centers.