Society

Law
8:18 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Tennessee Lawyers Work Pro Bono

Tennessee court officials report state attorneys are doing more free legal work this year. According to the Board of Professional Responsibility, 46% of Tennessee attorneys report performing pro bono work this year, up 6% from a year ago. 

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Emergency Services
8:15 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Paducah gets Fire Prevention Division

paducahky.gov

Paducah Mayor Bill Paxton and city commissioners passed an ordinance last night creating a Fire Prevention Division attached to the city’s fire department. 

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Society
8:10 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Paducah-McCracken County CCC's Sigler and Sullivan Retire

Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation Chairman Jim Sigler conducted his last meeting yesterday. Sigler, along with Treasurer Hal Sullivan, is retiring from the board of directors. 

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Tourism & Heritage
8:18 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Cotton Junction Trail Launches in Tennessee

tnvacation.com

Tennessee tourism officials are launching a self-guided driving trail today that connects farmland and small towns in nine West Tennessee counties. 

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Accident
8:05 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Clarksville Plant Explosion Injures Two

At least two people have been hurt in a plant explosion in Clarksville. The blast occurred at the Nyrstar zinc plant late yesterday afternoon. The Leaf-Chronicle reports two people were burned and flown to hospitals via emergency helicopter. The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

Crime
8:01 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Former Montgomery County Coach Faces Sex Charges

A former Montgomery Central High School football coach and teacher faces sexual battery charges following his arrest yesterday. 

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Society
3:28 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Honeywell to Continue Maintenance Shutdown for NRC Meeting

Honeywell officials released more information today about why the Metropolis plant’s reopening has been pushed back. The company had planned to restart nuclear fuel production July 1.

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Society
2:51 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Fire in Paducah Kills Two

An early morning fire in Paducah today killed two people. The McCracken County Coroner’s office says  Jessica Woods, 24, and her son, Day’von Robinson, 5, died in the fire on Cruse Avenue, that began around 5 a.m. Three other people escaped the blaze. 

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Health and Welfare
9:03 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Illinoisans Save Money on Healthcare

Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs have seen gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act aimed at shrinking the Medicare drug coverage gap known as the "doughnut hole." 

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Roads
8:58 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Traffic Restricted on Wickliffe/Cairo Bridge

Traffic will be restricted to one lane this week on the US 51/60/62 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky, and Cairo, Illinois. 

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