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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is providing Crittenden County with Emergency Road Aid Funds to replace a damaged culvert. The $35,000 dollar assistance goes to the county Fiscal Court replacing the ailing stream tunnel on Hurricane Church Road. 

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Scammers posing as IRS agents are calling Kentuckians in an effort to defraud them of thousands of dollars. The Office of the Kentucky Attorney General is receiving multiple calls a week from people who have fallen victim to the scam.

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Paducah officials are ready to unveil the city’s newest community space and park to downtown visitors.

Paducah Power System

Paducah Power System is reporting four years without injuries to its crew resulting in lost work hours. The utility says they reached this safety milestone Monday.

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The Ballard-Carlisle County Library is scheduled to reopen this Friday, June 10.

The library was closed in December after 30-year librarian Sonja Mainord retired.

McCracken County Sheriff's Department

A McCracken County man died in an accident involving a lawnmower early Monday evening. McCracken County Sheriff’s Office reports 56-year-old James Airsman of Paducah had been driving the mower near the edge of a pond when the tire slipped, causing it to roll into the bank. 

Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police at Post 1 in Hickory held a dedication ceremony Monday for a memorial honoring two fallen Graves County troopers. The monument remembers Trooper Eric Chrisman and Joseph Ponder. Both troopers died in service last year. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

The eastbound I-24 ramp to northbound Purchase Parkway will be closed until 5 p.m. today. The closure is due to the ongoing reconstruction of the interchange. 

Equine Assisted Transitions, Inc., Facebook

Working with horses requires discipline and self-control, Susan Garon says, two things in which some of her younger therapy patients could use some practice. Garon speaks with Austin Carter on Sounds Good about how she combined her love of horses with her training as a family therapist to found Equine Assisted Transitions in Cadiz, Kentucky.

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Update Friday: Officials have confirmed that the body found at a plane crash site in western Kentucky is the pilot who went missing on Monday.

Kentucky State Police said Friday that the Hancock County coroner's office and the Kentucky medical examiner's office used dental records to determine the body was that of 70-year-old Robert Dalzell of Owensboro.

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