A former Paducah Middle School assistant principal has turned himself in following perjury charges regarding his termination last year.The Paducah Police Department says Jerry Wayne Walker allegedly gave false testimony to a Paducah Public Schools tribunal during an appeal to keep his job. He also faces charges of tampering with physical evidence and tamperi […]
Louisville community activists have organized a peaceful protest for this evening following a grand jury's decision to not indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed African-American 18-year-old.More than 300 people have replied that
Updated at 5:00 p.m.Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson, said they had expected Monday's outcome in which a grand jury declined to charge the officer in the fatal shooting."We could see what the outcome was going to be, and that is what occurred last night […]
A Paducah man faces felony charges after making violent threats towards law enforcement and personnel at Murray State University. Naysan Khadem, 23, of Paducah was arrested Friday evening by Kentucky State Police following an arrest warrant from the Christian County Attorney. He has been charged with one count of 2nd Degree Terroristic Threatening, a felony, […]
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Update: Audio of the interview broadcast during Sounds Good on November 24 added to postOriginally posted November 18:Murray State University President Bob Davies says the Board of Regents has some key decisions to make at its next meeting, among them: implementing a campus-wide tobacco products ban and possible employee raises.
According to a new state report, Kentucky high school students are better prepared for college but many aren’t taking that next step. Kentucky's higher education institutions are producing more degrees while the state legislature continues to cut their appropriations. Despite some improvement, the Kentucky Council for Postsecondary Education continues t […]
As the year comes to a close, state economists say Kentucky’s economy is reaping significant gains due to a steep drop in unemployment and a boost in jobs.The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development reports that manufacturing sector growth has had a big impact.
A new report shows Kentucky continues to make strides in reducing the number of babies born premature. Just over 12 percent of babies in the state last year were born before 37 weeks of pregnancy, which was an improvement for the 7th year in a row. The commonwealth earned a “C” on the latest report card from the March of Dimes. Only a few years ago, the sta […]