Local News

  • Former Radcliff man arrested for robbery

    A former Radcliff man was arrested in Paducah on two counts of first-degree robbery.

    Byron Peeler, 43, was arrested Tuesday afternoon when Paducah Police executed warrants, according to a news release.

    He is lodged at McCracken County Regional Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash.

    Peeler has lived in Radcliff but has no permanent address, police said.

  • House approves redistricting plan

    After a flurry of failed amendments, the state House of Representatives approved a redistricting plan Wednesday evening that divides Hardin County into six districts and forces one sitting legislator out of the district he now serves.

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  • Man arrested after leading police on 6-minute pursuit

    An Elizabethtown man faces 11 charges after he led state troopers on a six-minute pursuit during which he drove through several yards, police say.

    Michael D. Lamb, 28, originally was stopped at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Ring Road because of an equipment violation, according to Kentucky State Police.

    As the trooper was speaking with Lamb, he fled in his vehicle, according to a news release. The pursuit continued south on U.S. 31W, and police said Lamb eventually stopped and continued on foot.

  • Grayson County man indicted on 14 sex-related charges in Breckinridge

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Grayson County man Tuesday after a Breckinridge County grand jury indicted him on 14 sex-related charges stemming from contact with children.

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  • 27-year-old man killed in head-on collision

    A Falls of Rough man was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on collision about 5 miles outside of Caneyville.

    Steven M. Puckett, 27, died instantly in the collision, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 4. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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  • Local attorney challenges county government move

    An Elizabethtown attorney has collected hundreds of signatures in opposition to the relocation of county offices from the downtown area.

    Benjamin Humphries, whose office is located on East Poplar Street, said he has generated around 300 signatures through a petition circulated in his office and personally emailed magistrates asking them to consider sponsoring a resolution pulling money for a new county government center.

  • Hire a Patriot job fair Thursday

    A job fair catering specifically to veterans and military personnel is returning to American Legion Post 113 on Ring Road in Elizabethtown this week.

    The third annual Hire a Patriot job fair, slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, is a networking opportunity sponsored by the Office of Employment and Training in conjunction with the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans Association, Disabled American Veterans, WQXE and WULF.