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Union City Police Department, via Facebook

Union City police responded to a shooting outside a church Wednesday afternoon. Officers found 23-year-old Kierra Lee’Shee Moses inside Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church suffering from at least two gunshot wounds. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Paducah is one of the best places in America to retire to, according to a national magazine.

“Where to Retire” magazine finds more than 700,000 Americans relocate to new towns to retire every year.  

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a daytime lane restriction at the east end of US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton in Trigg County Thursday and Friday (June 9 and 10). 

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. 

Timur Arbaev, 123rf Stock Photo

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.

City of Paducah / Facebook

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. 

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