Charles Choate

Fulton County Judge Executive Explains Halt in Internet Build Out

Customers of the Gibson Electric Membership Corporation in Western Kentucky are now on hold for fast speed internet services. Fulton County, Hickman County and Carlisle County had joined together to send a grant request to the Governors Office, seeking $6.1 million dollars from the infrastructure grant. At the latest Fiscal Court meeting in Hickman, Fulton […]Read More

Union City Council Agrees to New Hydrant Flushing Costs

The City of Union City will be forced to pay more for hydrant flushing for the next three years. City Manager Kathy Dillon explained the increased cost to Council members due to a new contract.(AUDIO)   Ms. Dillon said the cost is for each hydrant to be flushed one time per year, with repair costs […]Read More

Lightning Safety Awareness for Outdoor Sporting Events

The National Weather Service campaign of “National Lighting Safety Awareness Week” continues. Today, Weather Service officials are highlighting safety during outdoor sporting events. Based on cases documented by the National Weather Service in recent years, about 30 people are killed by lightning each year and hundreds more are injured. About two thirds of the deaths […]Read More

Mayfield Man Caught Burglarizing Former Paducah Horse Track

A Mayfield man was arrested on charges of burglarizing a former Paducah horse racing facility. Police reports said 40 year old Dustin Kincer was taken into custody on charges of third-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools. Reports said the property manager of Bluegrass Downs called police after seeing an intruder on the property. Multiple […]Read More

Lightning Safety Awareness Week Tip for Wednesday

The National Weather Service campaign of “National Lighting Safety Awareness Week” continues through Saturday. Wednesday, Weather Service officials are highlighting safe indoor practices during lightning. Reports show there are three main ways that lightning can enter a structure, those being by a direct strike, through wires or pipes, and through metal wires or bars in […]Read More

Kentucky State Police Continue Injury Accident Investigation

Troopers with Kentucky State Police are still investigating a two-vehicle injury collision in Marshall County. Post 1 reports said the crash, last Wednesday afternoon on US Highway 641, involved a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy and another vehicle. According to the investigation, Deputy Brandon Little was responding to a non-emergency call, and had stopped at the intersection […]Read More

Madison County Work Detail Inmate Captured After Escape

An inmate, who walked away from a work detail in Madison County, was captured on Tuesday. Just after 10:00 Tuesday morning, 27 year old Jacob Oliver walked away from a county litter crew in the Lester’s Chapel and Old Pinson Road area. Oliver was from Jackson and was serving time on misdemeanor charges. Reports said […]Read More

Union City School Director Updates Additional Staff Members

The Union City School System has added additional staff members for the upcoming year. Director of Schools, Wes Kennedy, announced the personnel changes at the monthly school board meeting.(AUDIO)   Director Kennedy told board members he was still in need of one educational assistant, but was in hopes that most staff positions were now in […]Read More