FRANKFORT -- Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear reaffirmed his support for a teacher pay raise Tuesday evening in his first State of the Commonwealth speech to the Republican-dominated legislature.
PIKEVILLE -- A state senator representing part of eastern Kentucky has sponsored two bills this legislative session that aim to address high treatment costs affecting hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians with diabetes.
The Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources will be presenting seminars on Asian carp and bass fishing at Kentucky Lake during the Kentucky Outdoor Life/Field & Stream Expo this weekend at the Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center.
Power was restored to the area after a line of severe storms prompted tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings Saturday morning, causing significant damage in Christian County and some damage in Trigg and Caldwell counties, officials said.
Caldwell County's representation in the upper chamber of the Kentucky General Assembly has been appointed to a key leadership position.
Pictured from left, Rep. Lynn Bechler, R-Marion; Rep. Sal Santoro, R-Florence; Rep. Bart Rowland, R-Tompkinsville; and Rep. Chris Fugate, R-Chavies, talk on the House floor on the first day of the 2020 Kentucky General Assembly. Bechler represents House District 4, which includes Caldwell, C…
Kentucky State Police is featuring a tough, yet stylish 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Launch Edition in its annual Trooper Island fundraising raffle this year.
Fourth District Sen. Robby Mills (center), R-Henderson, last week filed Senate Bill 66 for the 2020 Kentucky General Assembly. The legislation amends a current statute by addressing who has the right to control the disposition of a decedent's body, make funeral arrangements or burial arrange…
A grant from the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities will help give birth to a project in Princeton that would offer a residential recovery home for those struggling with serious substance abuse issues.
America's population drain from its small towns to her big cities offers a host of headaches for the leaders remaining in those shrinking communities, one of which is empty housing left to time and the elements to deteriorate. But the City of Princeton is stepping up to reverse the blight, o…
Unemployment rates rose in Caldwell and 94 other Kentucky counties between November 2018 and November 2019, while rates fell in Lyon and 17 more counties and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics.
Caldwell County Hospital Home Health Agency recently received top-tier rankings from two national third-party evaluators of home health agency quality, patient satisfaction, and overall performance - the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Five-Star Quality Rating System and the…
December brought above normal temperatures but below normal precipitation across western Kentucky. Year-end weather, though, has left fields and livestock in pretty good shape across the commonwealth to enter 2020.
A Caldwell County native is returning to a leadership position in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet as one of four deputy cabinet secretaries appointed last week by Gov. Andy Beshear. Kentucky's new governor also named a new state police commissioner.
Calling her party's victory in the Kentucky governor's race a jolt of momentum for her own bid to unseat a Republican incumbent, Democrat Amy McGrath has officially filed to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in what looms as a bruising, big-spending campaign next year.
Peek into the Day Treatment class this year at Northern Kentucky's Dayton High School and you might see a role-play in which a student faces a predicament that, in real life, might cause her to lash out. The lesson gives her a chance to learn how to manage her behavior.
An inter-denominational Bible study will be meeting on Wednesdays in the basement of Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church, 305 W. Main St., to study 1 Peter using Precept Ministries' inductive study materials.
Baptist Health Paducah is hosting a free telemedicine program about the stages of Alzheimer's disease from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in Meeting Room A, located at the rear of the Larry Barton Atrium.
4-H members and leaders were honored and recognized at the 2019 Caldwell County 4-H Achievement Banquet last month at Northside Baptist Church. Heath Cummins, 4-H Council President, welcomed everyone and introduced the guests. Knolin Lewis led the pledge to the American Flag and Paycen Roger…
West Kentucky Community and Technical College recognized more than 175 candidates for graduation who participated Dec. 16 in its Fall Commencement Ceremony at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center.
Kentucky has been known as an international leader in research and farmer adoption of no-till soil management. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently celebrated another milestone in this legacy with the 50th anniversary of ongoing research on the Ble…
The Princeton Optimist Club recently hosted its annual Christmas party for Pennyroyal Industries. The party is a long standing tradition for the workers at Pennyroyal, with the Optimist Club providing pizza, drinks and cookies to celebrate the Christmas season together.
Caldwell County High School and Trice Hughes, Inc. raised more than $2,000 for the school's basketball teams during a fundraising event in October at the Butler parking lot.
Princeton Elks Lodge #1115 donated $500 to the David Scott Memorial Toys for Tots drive. The Princeton Police Department conducts the toy drive every year to give gifts to children within the community. Above (from left) are Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Chris Rogers and Sgt. Sam Akin.
Five students from the Caldwell County High School's Future Farmers of America chapter brought home a state championship last month in Horse Judging Career Development at Murray State's field day.
The first-place winner of Tuesday’s bridge match at George Coon Public Library was the team of Nany Taylor and Dewein Walker. The second-place winners were the teams of Kay Farmer and Judy Harrelson, and Bill Adams and John Brow. The third-place winner was Barbara Murdock and Sherry Paxton.
The Dotson Park Board of Directors hosted its annual community Christmas dinner on Dec. 14 at First United Methodist Church. Local government officials and community members came to enjoy a festive meal.
House fires during the holiday season are more frequent, costly and deadly than at any other time of the year. But there are safety measures Kentuckians can take to avoid disasters.
The Princeton Police Department hosted its annual David Scott Memorial Toys for Tots drive, acquiring numerous donations from community members, all in the name of a good cause.