The average adult American is ballooning in weight. This isn’t breaking news. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kentucky possessed a 31 percent obesity rate in 2010, one of the highest in the nation. Naturally, kids are following suit. The nation needs a diet. However, when families strategize ways in which to fight the obesity epidemic, is more activity a key or a curse?
One of the victims of a shooting in Graves County on Tuesday night passed away yesterday. Police say 25-year-old Ashley Lambert of Dublin died as a result of a gunshot wound. She, along with two other victims, was airlifted to an out of state hospital in critical condition Tuesday. Two suspects are in custody and are now each charged with one count of Murder, and two counts of Attempted Murder. Police arrested 29-year-old Kenon Andrews Tuesday night, and apprehended 28-year-old Jacob Carder late yesterday.
A contest is on to bring the controversial movie “Bully” to 10 towns around the U.S. for a free premiere and Paducah is one of the top contenders. The Demand It! contest website has Paducah in 3rd place for the movie, which goes to the top ten cities with the most votes. The contest ends Friday at 2 pm.