Paducah-McCracken County merger

Front Page Sunday
12:09 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Front Page Sunday 9/14

Todd Hatton moderates a conversation about the proposed Paducah/McCracken County merger

WKMS News’ regional political coverage continues with two forums originally aired last week.  First, Paducah and McCracken County residents decide next month whether or not to combine their two governments.  It’s a contentious issue, and we’ll sort out the pros and cons with Paducah businessman John Williams, Jr. and McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry on today’s program.

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12:38 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Newberry and Williams Debate the Paducah - McCracken County Merger on WKMS

John Williams Jr. and Van Newberry debate the Paducah - McCracken County merger with Todd Hatton moderating.
Chad Lampe WKMS

Local voters will decide next month whether to move forward with a Paducah and McCracken County government merger. WKMS News held a debate this morning with two men on either side of the issue. Speaking for the measure was Paducah businessman John Williams Jr., and against it, McCracken County Judge Executive Van Newberry. Williams says bigger is better when it comes to getting support for the area. He says,

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Local Government
9:16 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Vote Set for City-County Merger

McCracken County citizens will get their chance this November to decide whether or not to merge the county with the City of Paducah. 

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