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LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/1/19) — The Kentucky High School Athletic Association will induct its Class of 2019 into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame presented by ...



Paducah Independent Schools seeking community's help with its 'Tornado Tree'  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — The holiday season is usually a time for family, gifts, and cheer; but for some, Christmas can highlight the needs they can't meet all-year-round ...



Mental health a focus of new Kentucky school safety bill  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Federal leaders and state lawmakers agree: mental health is an important part of school safety. That's reflected in a recently-released federal ...



Paducah Independent School Board Approves Financing For Innovation Hub  WKMS

Construction on an 'Innovation Hub' at Paducah Independent Schools is starting this fall after the School District Board approved financing for the project.



A year later: Marshall County High School shooting and the prosecution  Courier Journal

One year later, here's what we know about the Marshall County High School shooting that left two students dead and the case against Gabe Parker.



Paducah Innovation Hub closer to reality, helping build local workforce  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Paducah and McCracken County aren't growing. Over the past decade, Paducah and McCracken County's populations have actually declined, ...



Safety in our schools: Paducah Public Schools  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH – Local 6 is asking school districts in our area how they plan to keep your children safe this year. One of the districts that has agreed to speak with us, ...



US school shootings set 20-year records in 2018: Media report  The New Indian Express

In 2018, there were 25 cases of school shooting nationwide; a total of 25332 students were exposed to such carnage; 94 students were shot, among whom 33 ...



As Marshall County preps for school, suspected shooter appears in court  Courier Journal

BENTON, Kentucky — While 16-year-old Gabriel Parker sat quietly at the defense table with dozens of eyes glaring at his back, other teenagers stood in line at ...



School threats in Kentucky rose dramatically last year, study shows.  Lexington Herald-Leader

A study from the Educator's School Safety Network shows Kentucky school threats and incidents of violence rose dramatically from last school year.



City of Paducah Christmas Parade winners announced  KFVS

The 2018 theme was A Comic Book Christmas and each entry was required to have music and lighting.



'They are damaged.' Plea deal unlikely for Marshall County shooting suspect  Courier Journal

The Marshall County community braces for the first year remembrance of school shooting Sam Upshaw Jr., Louisville Courier Journal.



Marshall County shooting: Students return to class as shooting suspect enters court  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

As the Marshall County High School shooting defendant appears in court, his classmates return to metal detectors and a backpack ban.



Clark Elementary dedicates monarch butterfly garden to late school board member  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Students at a local elementary school have created haven for monarch butterflies, dedicating it to a long-serving school board member who ...



For American children, innocence is the first casualty in mass shootings  Courier Journal

Public mass shootings have changed American psyches, making active shooter drills a new normal for kids.



One act of kindness per day to spread holiday cheer  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — How many acts of kindness do you think you can do for a stranger? Local leaders are inviting you to take one act of kindness a day.



New law requires Kentucky students to pass citizenship test to graduate  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — Your student will have to pass a citizenship test to graduate from high school in Kentucky. Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, a civics test ...



PTHS honors students on annual Senior Signing Day  Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman High School honored all of its students who have committed to college or military *service* at its annual Senior Signing Day on Friday.



Andy Beshear to make announcement on ''future of Kentucky''  WHAS11.com

Beshear says he will make seven stops on a two-day tour through the state beginning Monday morning in Louisville.



Students to perform one act play today at WKCTC  Paducah Sun

The musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" will be presented by area students today at 6:30 p.m. on the Clemens Fine Arts Theatre stage at West Kentucky ...



Police: Marshall County High School shooter confessed and led us to the gun  The Courier-Journal

Gabe Parker confessed to January's shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky, according to court documents.



Too Sleepy for School: Lack of sleep causes problems for students  WPSD Local 6

Does your teenager get enough sleep? The answer is probably no, and research proves it. Juniors Brooklyn Ross and Ashleigh Mast. The Centers for Disease ...



A morning of terror: Marshall County victims recount chaos and heroism in school shooting  The Courier-Journal

It started at 7:57 a.m. and ended with an arrest 13 minutes later. But the aftermath of the shooting in Marshall County will be felt for generations.



PHOTO GALLERY: First day back to school  WPSD Local 6

Kids are having to put down the super soakers and pick up some books. It's back to school time in the Local 6 area. We are gathering photos of the first day back.



Shaken Marshall County students hold hands and pray with neighboring high school teens  The Courier-Journal

PADUCAH, Ky. — High school students still shaken by Tuesday's shooting held hands in prayer, heads bowed, before classes began Wednesday at Paducah ...



Marshall County shooting suspect's identity confirmed, will be tried as an adult  The Courier-Journal

Marshall County High School shooting suspect Gabriel Park, 15, faces two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault.



News  West Kentucky Star

PADUCAH - All of the candidates for Paducah city commissioner will have the chance to share their viewpoints and debate each other at an upcoming event, ...



The Hugs Project making 500 Christmas care packages for troops  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — The Hugs Project of Western Kentucky is making 500 Christmas care packages for *service* members deployed overseas. Hugs Project President ...



Community gathers for funeral of 15-year-old school shooting victim from Kentucky  Evansville Courier & Press

BENTON, Kentucky – As guests silently filled Marshall County High School's gymnasium Sunday afternoon, the family of 15-year-old Preston Cope stood over ...



Humphrey bids farewell to PISD board after 16 years  Paducah Sun

In 16 years - 192 months - Danette Humphrey missed only three meetings of the Paducah Independent School District board, and said she hated missing each ...



Woman's tip prevents potential Kentucky school attack  WPSD Local 6

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A New Jersey woman credited with helping foil a potential school attack in Kentucky said she was “protecting my babies” when she ...



Teen pleads guilty to terroristic threatening  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Fake threats: whether you are joking or not, police are taking them seriously. Threats against schools and people increased in ...



LIVESTREAM: KY school safety bill being introduced  WPSD Local 6

FRANKFORT, KY — Kentucky Senator Max Wise will introduce the School Safety and Resiliency Act on Wednesday. The bill is to improve school safety in the ...



Tilghman speech team earns top 10 finishes  Paducah Sun

Eighteen members of the Paducah Tilghman High School speech team returned home with top 10 finishes at the regional speech tournament recently at Murray ...



Marshall County sheriff: I am 'appalled' by conduct of deputy in Florida school shooting  The Courier-Journal

Sheriff Kevin Byars, who apprehended the school shooting suspect in Marshall County, said he was "appalled" by the actions of the deputy in Florida.



Martha's Vineyard in Paducah shares Thanksgiving food and fellowship  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — For many, Thanksgiving is a time spent with family and friends. Some people in our own community can't afford a Thanksgiving meal or don't have ...



Calloway frosh wins Kentucky chess crown  Paducah Sun

Liam Hereford, a Calloway Home School freshman, won the Kentucky Chess Association K-12 state individual chess championship Sunday at Paducah ...



Paducah Tilghman High School announces new football coach  WPSD Local 6

Friday morning Paducah Tilghman High School announced they have found a new football coach in Kurt Barber. Barber is a former Mr. Football award winner ...



Survivors pray for victims of Marshall Co. school shooting  WKYT

Students from Marshall County High School gathered with others at Paducah Tilghman High School Wednesday, to pray for the victims and support survivors of ...



[Audio] Paducah Tilghman Presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' This Weekend  WKMS

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with the director and cast members of Thoroughly Modern Millie showing this weekend at Paducah Tilghman High School.



I Am Local 6: Kiwanians buy new shoes for preschoolers  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. — It's a gift for the feet, that touches the heart. The South and Downtown Paducah Kiwanis Clubs partner together every year to buy ...



Several area high school graduates receive scholarships from Independence Bank  KFVS

Independence Bank has awarded several graduates within their *service* area with $128550 in scholarships at a reception held on Wednesday, May 9.



Dickens of a Christmas to be held this Saturday in downtown Paducah  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — Many people will be shopping on Black Friday, but local small businesses hope you won't forget them. That's why this Saturday, downtown ...



The Paducah Labor Day Parade – one of the biggest in the Commonwealth!  Forward Kentucky

Join us at the Paducah Labor Day Parade, with over 50 floats, vehicles, and participants on foot. Lots of unions, lots of candidates, and lots of pix!



City of Paducah says it could take a while to address flooding problems  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — In some areas in Paducah, it takes only minutes for water to rise and cover streets during heavy rainfall. It makes people like Lee McTaggart ...



Union City Elementary students to spend 3rd school day at high school  WPSD Local 6

UNION CITY, TN — In Tennessee, Union City Elementary School students will have classes Friday at the high school as workers continue to repair a gas leak at ...



Florida man accused of stealing $312,000 in electronics  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, Ky. — A Florida man is in Jail in Paducah in the connection with the theft of thousands of dollars in electronics from a store in Marion, IL. Paducah ...



Youth LEAD class graduates  Paducah Sun

The Youth LEAD Class No. 7 for 2017-18 was recognized for completing the program during the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce's Power in Partnership ...



New 4-way stop catching drivers off guard in Paducah  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Drive like your kids live here. You may have seen that sign driving through Paducah. It's just down the road from where a new four-way stop was ...



Tilghman boys, McCracken girls win Tilghman Invitational  Paducah Sun

The forecast looked bleak for Saturday's 59th running of the Paducah Tilghman Invitational at Paducah Tilghman High School, but the weather was – for the ...



Mitzi Mason, Capt. Steve Southern Honored In Paducah - The Waterways Journal  The Waterways Journal

Two well-known Paducah, Ky., river personalities were honored for their river industry dedication during the Paducah Propeller Club's annual Maritime Day ...



Another inmate escapes from Keeton Corrections halfway house in Paducah  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: William Jones was found and taken to the Graves County Jail. PADUCAH, Ky. — Keeton Corrections and city leaders are dealing with another inmate ...



McCracken County School Board takes step towards new middle school project  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Local education leaders are taking the next step to build a new middle school. The McCracken County School Board ratified a ...



Paducah school board OKs courtyard payment  Paducah Sun

The Paducah Independent School District board on Monday approved the final payment for the courtyard at Paducah Tilghman High School, completing the ...



'Paducah Residents' Petition to Remove Confederate Statue and Rename School  WKMS

This story has been updated. See note below. A group called 'Paducah Residents' has started an online petition seeking the removal and replacement of.



GALLERY: 11/15/18 Snowman pictures  WPSD Local 6

We did not get a lot of snow overnight, but we had enough that some people have made a few small snowmen. We would love to see your snowman! Feel free to ...



How to avoid the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge  WPSD Local 6

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Traveling for Thanksgiving? If so, you'll want to know about alternative routes on Interstate 24. The Kentucky Transportation ...



Local probation and parole officer honored for acting quickly on flight  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — A local probation and parole officer was honored for springing into action, even in the air. Probation and Parole Officer Amelia Lozano of ...



Winter Weather Update  WPSD Local 6

I continue to track our chances for winter weather as we start the new workweek.



Law enforcement looking for car in hit-and-run crash  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Law enforcement is looking for a car and driver involved in a hit-and-run crash with a motorcycle. Around 11:25 am. Sunday ...



Paducah leaders pass ordinance following Keeton Corrections escapes  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — After years of escapes and walkaways from a department of corrections halfway house, the city of Paducah is taking action. “If that trend continues, ...



Kentucky Shooter Joined Atheist Group, but Couldn't Stop ALL These Students from Praying  CBN News

Students across Kentucky are banding together in support of the victims of Tuesday's tragic school shooting.



Kentucky Lake Ski Nuts continue New Year's tradition  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — The Kentucky Lake Ski Nuts kept their tradition alive for the 41st year in a row on Tuesday. It's one they keep come rain, ice or ...



US 51 back open after crash involving vehichle carrying blood samples south of Clinton, KY  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: U.S. 51 south of Clinton is back open after crews had to clear a bio-hazard that was in a vehicle involved in a crash there. The crash happened near ...



Hiker raises thousands for Kentucky Association of Children's Advocacy Centers  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — After six months on the Appalachian Trail, a Kentucky native will spend the week touring all 15 of Kentucky's Children's Advocacy Centers.



Two men arrested after search for robbery suspects  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: Austin Jones is now in custody. The Graves County Sheriff's Department says Kentucky State Police arrested Jones in Clinton, Kentucky.



Two-headed copperhead snake on display in Kentucky  WPSD Local 6

FRANKFORT, KY — You can see a two-headed copperhead snake in Kentucky. A Leslie couple donated the snake to Salato Wildlife Education Center in ...



Western Ky High School Removes Freshman Hazing Article  WKMS

A national anti-bullying advocate is calling a controversial article published by a western Kentucky high school newspaper a “learning opportunity.”



Livingston County homicide autopsy results  WPSD Local 6

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. — The autopsies on January Stone, Robert Belt Jr., and Johnny Mallory were completed Sunday morning at the State Medical ...



Kentucky school shooting suspect will be tried as an adult, prosecutor says  The Courier-Journal

He was initially charged with two counts of murder of 12 counts of first-degree assault in juvenile court.



Terminally ill woman fears her death will leave daughter, dozens of cats homeless  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A McCracken County, Kentucky, woman who is dying of stage four cancer says when she passes away, her family will lose their ...



Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner talks next week's election with Local 6  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH – In a one-on-one interview with Local 6, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner covered everything from tax reform, to term limits on state elected officials.



How to prevent roach infestations in your home or business  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — As the Cinemark theater in Paducah continues treatment measures following a roach infestation at its concession stand, Local 6 talked with a pest ...



Tilghman's Lambert, Butler earn honors in Math Day competition  Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman High School sophomore Samuel Lambert and junior Lance Butler recently earned honors at the annual Murray State University Math Day ...



Happy's Chili Parlor still cooking 90 years on  Paducah Sun

After stirring the pot for nearly 90 years on 12th Street, Happy's Chili Parlor shows no signs of stopping.



Donations being accepted in Paducah for people in Hurricane Florence's path  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Healing Projects in Paducah is accepting donations for people who will be affected by Hurricane Florence. We've seen what natural disasters can ...



Marshall County students get warm welcome on first day of school  WPSD Local 6

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Marshall County High School students returned Thursday for the new school year, nearly seven months after a deadly school ...



2 persons of interest named in Carlisle County burglary investigation  WPSD Local 6

CARLISLE COUNTY, KY — The Carlisle County Sheriff's Department has named two persons of interest in a burglary that happened Monday. Investigators are ...



Carson Myre Series: Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program  WKMS

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation's Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we'll hear highlights from the ...



Beshear vows to continue cracking cold cases after latest arrest  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear called the backlog at state crime labs a “national shame,” but vowed to continue working with authorities ...



FALCON SPORTS: Blue Tornado blows through post | Post Sports  The Fort Campbell Courier

The Blue Tornado roared to life Friday and extracted a 42-8 victory from the Fort Campbell High School Falcons during their final home game of the 2017 season ...



Prayer circle for students in Marshall County High School shooting  WHAS 11.com (subscription)

The shooting that killed Bailey Holt and Preston Cope and hurt 18 others at this school moved students at Paducah Tilghman High School to do something.



Arrest made in Carlisle County burglary  WPSD Local 6

CARLISLE COUNTY, KY — A man has been charged in connection to a burglary investigation in Carlisle County, Kentucky. The Carlisle County Sheriff's ...



Kentucky license update required for air travel by 2020  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — The ID you in your wallet or purse is going to change. New licenses have been unveiled for Kentucky drivers and anyone who wants to fly on ...



Murray State police: Student charged with making false report  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE 10/8/2018: University police at a local college say an alleged robbery on campus did not happen the way the student reported it. A robbery was ...



SIU Athletics walks back policy change on activism in uniform  WPSD Local 6

CARBONDALE, IL — The Southern Illinois University Athletics Department is walking back changes to its code of conduct that ban displays of activism by ...



Martha's Vineyard struggling to find new donors  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY – You never know what goes on behind closed doors. Right now, there are hundreds of people in our area who can't leave their homes for ...



Murray State students react after police say campus robbery report was false  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY – The Murray State University Police Department says a student falsely reported a robbery at the Stewart Stadium parking lot Sunday night.



Valdez: After 11 school shootings in 23 days, we're asking the wrong questions  AZCentral

The Jan. 23 Kentucky school shooting was the 11th of 2018, but it cycled quickly through the news. That's a problem.



Marcella's Kitchen raising money for new location  WPSD Local 6

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — After feeding about 1,500 people a month for nearly seven-and-a-half years, Marcella's Kitchen in Marshall County, Kentucky, ...



US 51/Cairo Bridge shut down for several hours  WPSD Local 6

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet believes a weld has pulled loose on a joint. An inspector is going to the bridge to determine if that is the issue. This is the ...



Police investigating drive by shooting in Miner, MO  WPSD Local 6

MINER, MO — Police in Miner, Missouri are investigating a drive by shooting. Around 8:22 p.m. Thursday, a home was shot at on David Lane. There were small ...



Buckner, IL woman charged with stabbing man  WPSD Local 6

BUCKNER, IL — A Buckner, Illinois woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly stabbed a man. Around 3:26 p.m., Benton police officers were called to ...



US 60 four-lane project application in Kevil denied  WPSD Local 6

KEVIL, KY — Traveling through Kevil, Kentucky, you've probably driven on what they call “dead man's curve,” on U.S. 60. Ballard County applied for a grant that ...



'Voice of Paducah Tilghman sports' dies after being hit by car  KFVS

A Paducah, Kentucky man was killed while walking across the road when he was hit by a driver in McCracken County.



Farm bill broadband funding could help local rural communities  WPSD Local 6

GRAVES COUNTY, KY — Money to bring high speed internet to rural areas: That's one of the aims of the 2018 federal farm bill. The law gives $600 million ...



Veterans say McCracken County fireworks cutoff time is helpful  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — Two veterans say they support cutoff times for the use of fireworks in McCracken County. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department says on ...



Police searching for suspect after 7-year-old girl shot to death in Texas  WPSD Local 6

HARRIS COUNTY, TX (KPRC-TV ) — Authorities in Texas are searching for the person who shot and killed a 7 year old while she was in a car. It happened ...



Search for reported missing boater at Kentucky Dam halted  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE 2:09 p.m.. MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — The search for a boater reported missing on Kentucky Lake near Lighthouse Landing and Kentucky Dam ...



Salvation Army taking applications for Christmas help  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — Those who need help providing for their kids this Christmas can sign up for help. The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance Program will be ...



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