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Culture
3:47 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Paris Native Brings Dramatic Thriller Film to Region

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We speak with Paris native Summer Crockett Moore who is now managing partner and producer for Choice Films & Choice Theatricals which is bringing its award-winning feature film JUNCTION to Paris, Murray, Paducah and Martin later this month. JUNCTION is a dramatic thriller about drug addicts breaking into a house to steal items for methamphetamine. However, upon breaking in, they discover something that will change their lives forever.

See more at choicefilms.com.

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Society
4:04 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Louisville Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Ohio County

Ohio County Sherriff's deputies have seized a half-million dollars worth of heroin and methamphetamine as part of an undercover operation.

Police arrested 23 year-old Leon Mays of Louisville Tuesday at a truck stop on the Western Kentucky Parkway. 

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Government
12:31 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Elkton Residents Denied To Speak At City Council Meeting

A large number of Elkton residents gathered yesterday at a City Council budget meeting to offer opinions on the re-awarding of a cemetery maintenance contract to a man charged with manufacturing methamphetamine.  Only one was allowed to speak.

The council has chosen to stand by an April 8th decision to give the contract to Watson Ricchuite despite his indictment on meth-related charges April 21st. 

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Crime
7:16 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Thefts Pick Up at Hickman Farm Supplier

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Fulton County Sheriff Bobby Hopper says he suspects ammonia thefts have increased at an agricultural supplier's tank farm because the thieves sent to jail earlier are now out again.

Thefts of anhydrous ammonia have picked up at Speed Ag in Hickman. The substance is a popular farm fertilizer also used in making methamphetamine.

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Government
4:00 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Use of Heroin Up in Paducah

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  Paducah authorities have seen a rise in heroin use  in the city over the past year. Yesterday Paducah Police arrested 20 year old Jason A. Morris on suspicion of selling heroin. During a four month investigation into Morris' activities, Undercover officers purchased a total of 9 grams of heroin. The street value of the seized heroin totals more than $5,000.  

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