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Jerome Mansfield of Paducah will take over as Emergency Management Director of McCracken County. Mansfield is the current Emergency Management Director of USEC's operations at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, and a retired Army National Guard officer. 

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McCracken County Emergency Management Director Paul Carter has resigned from his post three months after a road-side argument allegedly turned physical. 

The McCracken County Fiscal Court is emergency management director Paul Carter time to prepare for his grievance hearing. Carter was suspended five days without pay for a reported scuffle with a tow truck driver.

Carter alleged the Fiscal Court failed to follow proper protocol in disciplining him. He retained attorney Jeremy Ian Smith Monday to represent him in the grievance.

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Paducah Police and the McCracken County Fiscal Court are investigating a possible assault involving two county employees.

Early Saturday morning, tow truck driver Anthony Hess and Emergency Management Director Paul Carter got into a verbal argument over personal property while responding to a car accident on Internstate-24.