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New Life Murder Trial Canceled When Judge Steps Aside

The trial against the three men accused in the 20 year old murder of two women at the New Life Massage Parlor in Oak Grove took another turn Tuesday after the judge recused himself and the trial date was canceled ...Read More

Police ID Victim In Tuesday Assault And Robbery

Hopkinsville Police have confirmed that Steven "Birddog" Paige was the victim of Tuesday mornings assault and robbery on East 18th Street.....Read More

Family Of Victim Thankful For Community Support

The family of the man reportedly attacked and robbed Tuesday morning wants to thank the community for their support and ask for their help in finding the perpetrator ...ReadMore

Apartment Fire Causes Smoke Damage

Three Hopkinsville fire departments responded to an apartment fire early Tuesday afternoon at Oak Tree Villa apartments in Hopkinsville ...Read More

Motion Denied For Kangaroo Robbery Suspect

A man accused in the June 4th armed robbery of the Lafayette Road Kangaroo Express was in Christian Circuit Court Tuesday morning seeking a bond dismissal....Read More

Trigg Fiscal Court Enters Into City-County Paving Agreement

Trigg County Fiscal Court passed a resolution at its meeting Tuesday to enter into an inter-local paving agreement with the City of Cadiz ...Read More


Lake Barkley Marina Under New Ownership

Lake Barkley State Park Marina is back under local ownership after being under the umbrella of ABM the last few years ...Read More

Dining With The Departed Coming Up

Trigg County's annual Dining with the Dearly Departed will be September 19 and 20 ...Read More

New Facility Open At Western Kentucky University

The first week of the semester is winding down at WKU which means the newly renovated Downing Student Union has been on full display ...Read More

Marshall County Men Charged With Making Meth

Two Marshall County men face meth charges following their arrests Sunday ...Read More

Christian County Homemakers Open House Thursday

The Christian County Homemakers will host an open house Thursday to allow potential members to learn more about the sixteen active clubs and find out how to join ...Read More

Mobile Apps For Library Content

Smartphones have made access to videos, movies, social networks, and more available at the drop of the hat and now that even includes content from your local library ...Read More

Hopkinsville Man Charged With Labor Day Knife Assault

A Hopkinsville man is charged with assault after he was involved in altercation Monday night on Butler Road.

Entries Being Accepted For Miss Trigg County Pageant

The Trigg County Bandboosters are making plans for the annual Miss Trigg County Pageant that will be held Thursday, October 9th ...Read More

House Republicans Launch Vision Tour

Kentucky House Republicans will be visiting key cities this week to discuss their vision for a Republican majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives ...Read More

Cadiz City Council To Hear Property Tax Rates

Cadiz City Council will hear first reading of the 2014 property and motor vehicle tax rates during the September meeting Tuesday night ...Read More

Supreme Court To Decide On Hearing Dunlap Appeal

A date has now been set for the Supreme Court to decide whether or not it will hear the case of admitted triple murderer Kevin Wayne Dunlap ...Read More

Hendricks Says Sacrifice A Part Of Service

Making good on his challenge to the other candidates in the Hopkinsville Mayoral race, Republican candidate Carter Hendricks disclosed his work and income history to media members Monday morning.

Shots Fired Leads To Arrest

A Hopkinsville man is facing drug and weapons charges following an incident of shots fired Sunday evening in the area of North McPherson Street ...Read More

Majority Of Kentuckians Favor Minimum Wage Increase

The majority of Kentuckians surveyed during a recent statewide poll indicate they are in favor of an increase in the minimum wage ...Read More

Waide Enters Not Guilty Pleas

The western Kentucky legislator charged with violating campaign finance laws has officially entered not guilty pleas to the charges against him.

Muhlenberg County Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

At least one of the two people involved in a shooting Saturday in Muhlenberg County is a suspect in a string of home invasions in the county.

Weekend Area Rainfall Totals

Caldwell County and Calloway County received the most rainfall during the weekend, with all counties in the immediate regon receiving more than one inch....Read More

Service Fair Tuesday In Bowling Green

United States Senator Rand Paul and 2nd District Congressman Brett Guthrie will host a U.S. Service Informational Fair Tuesday, in Bowling Green....Read More

Record Amount Of Rain Saturday In Paducah

Some areas of western Kentucky have received some significant amounts of rainfall this weekend, while other areas did not receive as much ...Read More

Madisonville Engineer Reappointed By Governor

A Madisonville engineer who does consulting work for Cadiz and Trigg County, will continue serving on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission ...Read More

Corvette Museum To Fill Sinkhole

National Corvette Museum officials say they are planning to fill the sinkhole that swallowed eight corvettes earlier this year ...Read More

McConnell Speaking In Hopkinsville Thursday

United States Senator Mitch McConnell will speak during a special Christian County Chamber of Commerce event Thursday at the Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus ...Read More

Bluegrass Poll Indicates McConnell Still Leads Grimes

United States Senator Mitch McConnell is widening his lead in the race against Democratic challenger, Secretary of State Alison Grimes....Read More

New Archery Range At Kenlake

Archers in the area now have a new place to practice their sport with the opening of the new 3D archery range at Kenlake ...Read More

Pennyrile Forest State Park Celebrates 60 Years

Pennyrile Forest State Park is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the park opening this weekend with a Beach Bash Saturday and a 50's era buffet Saturday night ...Read More

Clarksville Homicide Arrests

Clarksville Police have identified the victim of Friday afternoon's fatal shooting and arrested three young men in connection to the murder ...Read More

Eli Young Band To Appear At WKU

Officials at Western Kentucky University have announced that the Eli Young Band will headline WKU’s 2014 Homecoming Concert ...Read More
(WKU photos by Clinton Lewis)

Downing Student Union Dedication

WKU celebrated the grand opening of the Dero Downing Student Union with a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting Friday.

Indian Hills Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

One Christian County school is calling on all the others in the District to set an example and give to their favorite charity ...Read More

Carter Hendricks Issues Full Monty And A-3 Challenge

Republican Hopkinsville Mayor candidate Carter Hendricks is challenging fellow candidates to disclose all income sources, and says he is willing to debate either or both under their terms ...Read More

Dispatchers Graduate At Top Of Class

Two Hopkinsville E.C.C. Dispatchers graduated at the top of their graduating class during a graduation ceremonies Friday at the Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Public Safety Dispatch Basic Training Academy in Richmond ...Read More

Princeton Police Chief Cleared In Fatal Shooting

The Princeton Police Chief, who shot and killed a bank robbery suspect in the midst of the crime last month, has been cleared of any wrongdoing ...Read More

Hopkinsville Man Arrested After Burglary Attempt

A Hopkinsville man is facing burglary and other charges following his arrest early Friday morning ...Read More

Henderson Industry Expanding

Governor Steve Beshear Friday announced Budge Industries will expand its operations in Henderson County ...Read More

Drug Overdose Awareness Day

Governor Beshear has proclaimed August 31 as International Drug Overdose Awareness Day in Kentucky, highlighting the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

State Police Focused On Traffic Safety This Weekend

Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols during the Labor Day Holiday weekend to ensure Kentucky Roadways remain safe ...Read More

Chandler Coming To Fort Campbell

The Sergeant Major of the Army will make a visit to Fort Campbell next Thursday ...Read More

Arrest Made In Home Invasion

A Hopkinsville man has now been charged in connection with a home invasion earlier this month on East 7th Street ...Read More

Barn Destroyed By Fire On Riverbend Road

A barn on a southern Christian County farm was partially destroyed by fire Thursday evening ...Read More

Former Soldier Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A retired Fort Campbell soldier was injured Thursday in a two vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in Oak Grove ...Read More

Marshall County Woman Charged After Accident

A Marshall County woman was transported to a Nashville hospital and faces charges following a single vehicle accident Saturday evening.

Armed Robbery In Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville Police let little time slip by before taking a suspect into custody in connection to an armed robbery at the Dollar General on North Main Street in Hopkinsville Friday afternoon.

VIDEO - 2014 WKDZ Country Showdown

Click here to check out the performances of the ten finalists at this year's WKDZ Country Showdown.                     

Election Edge: Primary Night In Kentucky - RECAP

Voter turnout was described as light, at best, across the state of Kentucky Tuesday, as voters cast their ballots in the May Primary Election.

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