Society

Volunteer
8:19 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Paducah Resident Among Governor's Volunteer Award Recipients

Wikimedia Commons

The annual Governor's Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service were presented yesterday to 17 groups and individuals in a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion. 

Read more
Tennessee Commerce
8:08 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce to Replace President

wikipedia.org

The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce is replacing its president following two years of spirited legislative debates over business measures ranging from firearms at the workplace to discrimination against gay employees. 

Read more
Society
7:58 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Workshops on Fair Housing Set for LGBT Families

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is holding three fair housing workshops next week for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and their families. 

Read more
Commentary
1:43 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Coarseness of Our World

Theodore Brewer
Celia Brewer

Local commentator Celia Brewer will commemorate the 112th birthday of her father on June 30th.

Brewer is a writer who lives in Mayfield. She wishes we all lived in a kinder, gentler world.

Read more
Health and Welfare
7:22 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Red Cross Warns of Heat-Related Illness

With temperatures hovering around 90 degrees across Illinois, experts there say it's time to take precautions. American Red Cross experts say signs of heat-related illnesses include nausea, dizziness, sweating and headaches. 

Read more
Society
7:45 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Farmer Puts Home Up for Sale

Ed Reinke AP

Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer has put his Frankfort home up for sale a month after a bank filed a foreclosure lawsuit on the property. 

Read more
Crime
7:14 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Kerr and Wilson Face Sentencing Today

justice.gov

The pair behind a more than $230,000 dollar embezzlement scandal involving the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Centers face sentencing today. 

Read more
Roads
8:52 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Rolling Road Blocks on I-69

wikipedia.org

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials say there will be a rolling road block and a brief traffic stoppage on Interstate 69/Western Kentucky Parkway today and tomorrow. 

Read more
Crime
8:45 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Owensboro Man Arrested after Stand-off

owensboro.org

An Owensboro man is charged with assault and wanton endangerment after authorities say he shot another man then held officers at bay for three hours. 

Read more
Corrections
8:42 am
Wed June 6, 2012

New State Penitentiary Warden Tapped

wikipedia.org

An Iraq war veteran with 16 years of experience with the Kentucky Department of Corrections has been tapped as the new warden at Eddyville’s Kentucky State Penitentiary.  

Read more

Pages