A section of U.S. 641/Main Street will be closed in Benton Sunday. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a release the southbound one-way section near 6th Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow utility work.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says staff members will now answer calls around-the-clock on a toll-free tip line that takes reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of a patient or resident of a state care facility.
A panel discussion in Paducah recently focused on issues of "Race in America." The forum is part of West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Diversity and Inclusion Series. Topics included the display of the Confederate Flag, which some view as a symbol of slavery and resistance to racial equality.