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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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KY Highway Water Over Road Report for District 2 @ 3:15 p.m., CST Daviess County KY 142 has Water Over Road signs posted at the 4.4 to 5.9mm KY 54 has Water Over Road signs posted at the 4 to 6mm Henderson County KY 136 […]

Stephen Wayne Buckman

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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Stephen Wayne Buckman, age 70 of Paducah, KY, formerly of Waverly, Ky died Tuesday January 22, 2019 at his home. He retired as a Corporate Tooling Engineer from Gibbs Die Casting after 30 years. He also owned and operated Weld Tech, Inc. for many years. […]

Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

Police called to shutdown protest at McConnell office

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky were called to a protest by a group of federal government workers at a field office for Sen. Mitch McConnell. The protestors arrived at the Lexington office in hopes of handing off some letters to the senator’s staff […]

15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winners Announced

15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky Award Winners Announced

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2019) – The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Lifestyle Health Plans are pleased to announce the 100 companies (in alphabetical order) that made the 15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list. […]

Traffic ADVISORY –  KY Highway Crews Prepare for Dropping Temps Tonight and Winter Precipitation into Next Week

Traffic ADVISORY – KY Highway Crews Prepare for Dropping Temps Tonight and Winter Precipitation into Next Week

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 highway crews are gearing up prepare for falling temperatures during the overnight hours into Thursday morning, and prepare for an extended forecast that includes extreme low temperatures and winter precipitation into next week. Rain today is expected to trail off […]

Lawsuit filed over fatal shooting at Kentucky high school

Lawsuit filed over fatal shooting at Kentucky high school

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The estate of a girl killed and three other students wounded in a shooting at a Kentucky high school have filed suit against the school district and school officials, the teenage suspect and his mother and stepfather. The lawsuit filed Monday […]

Amber alert canceled after Kentucky boy found safe

Amber alert canceled after Kentucky boy found safe

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have canceled an Amber alert after a 10-year-old Trigg County boy was found safe. Police said in a statement early Tuesday that Isaih Boren was allowed to leave with Isaac Ray Chamberlain but hadn’t returned and wasn’t receiving […]

2019 CARDINALS THEME TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

WMSK Staff

January 23rd, 2019

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Over 40 Theme Dates Scheduled Including New Boy Band Night, Bikers at Busch and More Tickets for more than 40 Theme Ticket promotional dates during the 2019 season, including the return of Game of Thrones Night, Margaritaville Night and Pride Night, go on sale today […]

Amber alert issued for missing autistic boy

Amber alert issued for missing autistic boy

WMSK Staff

January 22nd, 2019

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CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have issued an Amber alert for a 10-year-old autistic boy from Trigg County. Police said in a statement early Monday that Isaih Boren was allowed to leave with Isaac Ray Chamberlain, but hasn’t returned and requires medication that […]

Grimes announces she won’t run for governor

Grimes announces she won’t run for governor

WMSK Staff

January 21st, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she has decided against running for governor. Grimes said in a statement on Monday that she’s been considering the idea for months, but that she has decided to focus on what she called […]

The Latest: Teen in video says he sought to calm tension

The Latest: Teen in video says he sought to calm tension

WMSK Staff

January 21st, 2019

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on videos showing Kentucky students in a confrontation at a Native American at a rally in Washington (all times local): 8:45 p.m. A teen at the center of a video confrontation with a Native American organizer of a march […]

GOP senators try to figure how out closely to run with Trump

GOP senators try to figure how out closely to run with Trump

WMSK Staff

January 21st, 2019

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DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP’s midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he’s allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president. And he’s not alone. Sen. […]

Norma Jean Haney

WMSK Staff

January 21st, 2019

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Norma Jean Haney, 93 of Sturgis passed away on January 18, 2019 at Morganfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morganfield. Norma was born in Sturgis, KY, on April 9, 1925 to Hallie & Leslie Holt. She graduated from Sturgis High School and married her high […]

Traffic ADVISORY -Abandoned Vehicles to Be Towed along Kentucky Highways

Traffic ADVISORY -Abandoned Vehicles to Be Towed along Kentucky Highways

WMSK Staff

January 19th, 2019

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Kentucky State Police have activated efforts to remove abandoned vehicles along the right-of-way of major highways in Western Kentucky. Abandoned vehicles will be towed to keep them from becoming an obstacle to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet snow & ice clearing operations. Vehicles that are stalled, become […]

KY Highway Crews Prepare for Near-Blizzard Conditions Overnight

KY Highway Crews Prepare for Near-Blizzard Conditions Overnight

WMSK Staff

January 19th, 2019

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Urge Motorists to Avoid Unnecessary Travel Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in District 2 are planning to ramp up operations starting about 5:00 p.m., CST, to prepare for the possibility of near-bilzzard conditions during the overnight hours. KYTC Engineers are urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel […]