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Shonda Hollowell-Burrus Named Dean Of Students For Paducah Tilghman High School  WKMS

Paducah Public Schools has named Shonda Hollowell-Burrus Dean of Students for Paducah Tilghman High School.

Allison Stieg named next Paducah Tilghman High principal  WPSD Local 6

Paducah Tilghman High School Dean of Students Allison Stieg will be the school's principal next school year.

Cellphone catches fire at Paducah Tilghman High School  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH– Students at Paducah Tilghman High School evacuated their classrooms after a small fire broke out Thursday morning. Administrators say a student ...

Grider proud of inaugural Wolves' coaching staff  Dothan Eagle

The new Dothan Wolves football team has its first game in two days, a neutral site 3 p.m. contest in Alabaster against Clay-Chalkville.

Kris Durfee named assistant principal and athletics director at Paducah Middle School  WPSD Local 6

Paducah Tilghman High School athletic director and assistant principal Kris Durfee moves to Paducah Middle School.

Nadine Lovan | Obituaries  Bowling Green Daily News

BOWLING GREEN - Nadine Lovan, 89, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Bowling Green, KY. Nadine was born on February 10, 1930 in Hopkins ...

Davis retiring after 16 years as Paducah Tilghman principal  Paducah Sun

Art Davis has had the longest tenure of any principal at Paducah Tilghman High School, administering the school since 2003. His professional career in ...

PTHS honors graduates and bids principal farewell  Paducah Sun

After 16 years as principal at Paducah Tilghman High School and 27 years as a teacher and administrator at the school, Art Davis presided over his final ...

Stieg named as new principal at Tilghman  Paducah Sun

Allison Stieg, Paducah Tilghman High School dean of students, was elected Monday to be the school's new principal by the PTHS site-based decision-making ...

Paducah Public Schools getting caps to add another layer of protection to football helmets  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — A local school district will be using an extra layer of protection on its players' football helmets this school year. Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital has ...

5 Tilghman athletes fulfill their dreams  Paducah Sun

Rarely will you see more than two or three players on the same high school team go on to play at the collegiate level. On Friday afternoon at Paducah Tilghman.

New principal coming to Freedom Elementary | News  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Christian County Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ann Gemmill announced Wednesday the appointment of Renisha Elam as the principal of Freedom ...

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

Over the past decade, the population of Paducah and McCracken County has actually declined. One school district's big idea is now moving forward, hoping to ...

McCracken Co. Board of Education names interim superintendent  KFVS

The Board of Education has accepted the resignation of the superintendent of McCracken County Schools effective on March 9.

Safety in our schools: Paducah Public Schools | News  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, ...

Confederate general was the victim in a Kentucky DUI crash, police say. ‘Spilled’ wine found.  Lexington Herald Leader

A Paducah woman was charged with driving under the influence after she allegedly crashed her car into the statue of a Confederate general. An SUV driven by ...

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.

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

Unlike Michael Carneal, who pleaded guilty to life without parole for 25 years in a 1997 school shooting, both sides say Gabe Parker will go to trial.

[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.

Students prepare for upcoming chess season with tournament  Paducah Sun

The Purchase Chess Federation hosted its Back to School Tournament Saturday to help players shake the cobwebs and get ready for the forthcoming scholastic ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

Sister of Paducah, Ky., shooting victim: 'I couldn't believe this could happen again'  USA TODAY

The sister of a victim in the 1997 shootings at Paducah's Heath High expressed shock to see another shooting in Marshall County.

Kentucky school shooting suspect to be tried as an adult  KVUE

BENTON, Ky. — A 15-year-old Kentucky student accused of killing two and injuring more than a dozen others in a shooting at Marshall County High School last ...

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.”

Feds allege ex-Kentucky LB Josh Forrest connected to drug money  247Sports

Former Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Forrest has been accused of involvement in a drug trafficking operation. In a complaint filed on Tuesday by the office ...

History not on the side of Marshall County shooting victims in lawsuit  Courier Journal

School officials are rarely held liable in the aftermath of school shootings, but in some cases massive settlements have been paid out.

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.

Kentucky community grapples with cause of school shooting  The Spokesman-Review

Stunned by a deadly school shooting, a grief-stricken Kentucky community is struggling to answer an agonizing question: How could one of its own have ...

'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.

Paducah City Schools Proposes $9.8M Tech Center in Work Ready Funding  WKMS

Paducah City Schools could receive $9.8 million to go towards a new technology center. The school system is among finalists requesting the funds from the.

Betty Lou Smith | Obituaries  Bowling Green Daily News

Bowling Green - Betty Lou Corbin Smith (known as "Dee Dee" to many) passed away on July 1st, 2019 at Hospice House in Bowling Green after a valiant fight ...

Power outages: 2/6/19  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: Power has been restored to more than 1,000 people in the Ledbetter area. We still do not know what caused that outage.

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.

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

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 will be a ...

Back to School: Health clinics expand to all Paducah city schools  WPSD Local 6

There are 2,000 school-based health clinics nationwide. Now, you can add a few more to the list. Baptist Health Paducah is partnering with Paducah Public ...

Tried and true 'Band of Blue'  Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman High School's "Band of Blue" marching band performs in the Labor Day parade Monday. Despite high temperatures, crowds gathered ...

Douglass Reunion to begin Thursday | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The annual Douglass Reunion begins Thursday and will culminate with the Douglass Bulldog Reunion Dinner on Saturday, with Dennis M. Jackson ...

Hunter Cantwell named new football coach at Christian Academy  Courier Journal

Christian Academy has hired another former University of Louisville quarterback to lead its football program. Hunter Cantwell, who played quarterback at ...

Paducah Tilghman High School Choir Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella  WKMS

The Paducah Tilghman High School Choir is presenting Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Cinderella Nov. 15-16. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with.

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 ...

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.

Local women take unique pathways to helping others  Paducah Sun

Today marks International Women's Day, when people across the globe celebrate women's achievements, advocate for gender parity and raise awareness ...

Letters to the Editor  Harbus Online

Dear Editor,. I am a 51-year old retired military officer, now teaching government and economics in an inner-city school, and I have noted with interest the First ...

Kindness Color Walk set for Saturday  Paducah Sun

The Paducah Kindness Color Walk returns Saturday with a day of fun, celebration and positive vibes to kick off the school year.

Beshear visits city in bid for governor  Paducah Sun

Public education in Kentucky needs a government that will support it and help it to obtain the resources it needs.

Judge Jones  Paducah Sun

Judge Todd Stewart Jones, in a courtroom of family (at right) and supporters, speaks Friday following his investiture as a McCracken District Court judge at the ...

"Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" for Oklahoma! at Paducah Tilghman High  WKMS

Laurey and Curly join Kate on Sounds Good to talk about Paducah Tilghman's production of the classic musical, Oklahoma! Elizabeth Katz plays Laurey, and.

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 ...

MISD chess teams bring home chess honors | Community  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – The Murray Independent School District's chess team competed in the Quad A Regional Championship tournament at Paducah Tilghman High ...

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 ...

New Paducah Public School Superintendent Wants to "Close the Gap"  WKMS

The Paducah School Board voted unanimously to hire Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs Donald Shively to be the district's next.

PTHS alum and sport writer Thomas George returns home for book signing  WPSD Local 6

If you're looking for the inside secrets to your favorite football team, look no further than Thomas George. The NFL writer just published his new book “Blitzed” ...

Annual Groceries For Good campaign raises over $43000  Paducah Sun

At the sound of "TRUCK!" dozens of area youth swarmed toward the door at Paducah Tilghman High School.

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!

'Universal language': Local students head to SKorea for UNESCO concert  Paducah Sun

Seven student-musicians will represent Paducah and McCracken County during the inaugural Global Youth Concert in Icheon, South Korea, from Monday ...

Former UK football player joins cast of upcoming MTV reality show  Lexington Herald-Leader

JD Harmon, a 2017 University of Kentucky graduate and former football player, is listed as a member of the Ex on the Beach season 2 cast.

[Audio] Coryell & Thompson Remember Paducah's Burgeoning Music Scene in the 60s  WKMS

With bands from Red Ember, The Legendary Shack Shakers, Bawn in the Mash, Solid Rock'it Boosters and many others, Paducah has a very prominent local ...

DeVos visits Marshall County, announces large grant to help school heal after shooting  Courier Journal

Betsy DeVos traveled to Marshall County with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin to announce the Project School Emergency Response to Violence grant.

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.

Faith is power behind 'Marshall Strong' one year after school shooting  Courier Journal

A year after the deadly Marshall County High School shooting, survivors are relying on their faith as they recall a day that changed them forever.

Police: Kentucky shooter confessed and led us to the gun (subscription)

The 15-year-old defendant in the January shooting at a Kentucky high school confessed and led authorities to the gun, according to newly released court ...

Paducah Businesswoman Martha Emmons Files for 3rd District House Seat  WKMS

A Paducah businesswoman filed today to run for the third district state House seat held by retiring Democrat Gerald Watkins. Martha Emmons - a Democrat -

Dr. Williamson Joins Baptist Health OB/GYN  West Kentucky Star

PADUCAH - Baptist Health Medical Group OB/GYN has added a new doctor to their staff. Obstetrician/Gynecologist Katherine Williamson, DO, has joined Blair ...

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.

Who Was Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman?  WKMS

Discussion on the future of the statue of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman continues in the City of Paducah . But who was Lloyd Tilghman? What did he do.

Paducah Innovation Hub to Replace Area Technology Center  WKMS

A $16.3 million dollar 'innovation hub' in Paducah in a design stage will replace the Area Technology Center and offer educational opportunities to all.

Hancock to retire as county treasurer  Paducah Sun

David Hancock has announced his retirement as McCracken County treasurer, effective June 30. He served one year in the position.

Murray Middle School Speech Team places second at Paducah Middle School Big Blue Tournament  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The Murray Middle School Speech Team earned second place at the Paducah Middle School Big Blue Tournament.

Paducah Students Turn Water Conservation into Art  WKMS

A local conservation organization is putting an artistic spin on sustainable water practices. The Jackson Purchase Foundation partnered with the City of Paducah ...

Teen pleads guilty to terroristic threatening | Archive  WPSD Local 6

A 19-year-old Illinois man has pleaded guilty to third degree terroristic threatening and harassing communications for falsely claiming responsibility for the ...

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.

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 ...

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

Experts say lack of sleep and early school start times can lead to poor grades, more car crashes, depression and even suicide. A growing chorus of health ...

Murray State celebrates December commencement | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Murray State University celebrated December 2018 Commencement Saturday in the CFSB Center, conferring 721 degrees during a combined ...

Frankie Avalon Performs for Paducah Tilghman Class of '64 Reunion  WKMS

If you grew up between the late 50s and mid 60s, you may have had a teenage crush on Frankie Avalon. In 1959, his hit singles "Venus" and "Why" topped the.

Ruth Baggett Gallery closes after 10 years  Paducah Sun

Long before Ruth Baggett opened an art gallery in Lower Town, she learned lessons far beyond Paducah.

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 ...

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.

Ballard County Schools gets on-site student mental health services  WPSD Local 6

Have you considered your child's mental health? The New Freedom Commission on Mental Health says one in 10 children have a mental illness serious ...

We basically ignore school shootings now, because we will do nothing to stop them  Dallas News

I am first and foremost a dad. And with two children still in school -- Selah in 5th grade and Judah in 3rd -- I can barely keep myself composed...

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.

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 ...

Checkmate for state; Murray's Hereford keeps state chess champion tradition going in family  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — The Hereford name has been synonymous with youth chess success in western Kentucky for several years.

Calloway Co. High School wins DOE Regional Science Bowl  KFVS

Calloway County High School won the U.S. Department of Energy's West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl February 21 during competition among 17 high ...

Life after a school shooting: 'It changes a community forever'  Evansville Courier & Press

Two years before Columbine, there was a school shooting in Kentucky. Like dozens of other school shootings, the country has largely forgotten its story.

South Warren's Nelson resigns after four years with Spartans  Bowling Green Daily News

After building South Warren High School's football program into a Class 3A player in three varsity seasons, coach Mark Nelson is taking a step back.

88 students graduate in the WKU Gatton Academy's 11th class – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 14, 2018) — On Saturday, May 12, eighty-eight students representing forty-eight counties from across the Commonwealth of ...

McCracken County Football Living Up to Expectations  WKMS

McCracken County High School football is living up to the expectations of the newly consolidated school, crushing almost all of their opponents in lopsided.

Old-school Overstreet a steady presence for Hilltoppers  Bowling Green Daily News

It's hard for Clayton White to put his finger on what makes Derik Overstreet an effective football player.

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.

Incumbents Top Vote-Getters in Paducah City Commission Race  WKMS

Incumbents pulled the highest vote totals of the twelve primary candidates for Paducah City Commission. The top 8 will move on to the general election.

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.

Hunt Signs Choate, Davis & Taylor for 2014-15 Season  MSU GoRacers

Head coach Eddie Hunt of the Murray State University men's golf team signed three new Kentucky natives to the 2014-15 roster. Lance Davis attends Graves ...

Senior success: County girls' soccer tops Tilghman 3-2 | Sports  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

On a day in which senior leadership was celebrated, a pair of Christian County guests of honor led by example on their home field one last time.

Debate questions for Senate race  The Courier-Journal

Absent a debate, we pose questions to Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.

Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program  UKNow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...

‘Not the first time he’s put a gun on someone’s head’: Chilling Nikolas Cruz 911 call  USA TODAY

In a chilling 911 call made months before Nikolas Cruz is accused of killing 17 people at a Parkland, Fla., high school, a woman he was staying with expressed ...

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