Brandi Harless is officially the mayor of Paducah. She and the city commissioners were ceremonially sworn in Tuesday at City Hall. She said her plan for her first three months in office is to listen and learn from meetings with city officials and departments.
Paducah’s City Hall could soon be on the National Register of Historic Places, which would help fund its renovation. Downtown Development Specialist Melinda Winchester presents the building to the Kentucky Heritage Council on December 12th.
State Senator Danny Carroll said a bill to lift the nuclear moratorium in Kentucky has the best chance of passing now that the GOP controls the legislature. The Paducah Republican has pre-filed a bill aiming to end the statewide ban on the building of new nuclear reactors.
A western Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to murdering his 18-year-old cousin. 22-year-old Shaquille Edwards struck the plea agreement on murder and attempted murder charges two days before he was scheduled to trial to avoid the possibility of the death penalty if he had been convicted.