Responding in the early morning hours Monday to a report of a fire on the front porch of a North Plum Street home, Princeton police officers ending up making two arrests in relation to attempted arson and gunshots fired at the home.

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James Comer is seeking re-election to a third full term in Congress, but he used an appearance in Eddyville Monday to pitch bi-partisan solutions to some of the biggest problems plaguing his rural district.

A slow-moving superload that covered about 50 miles through Caldwell and parts of three other counties Friday remained parked over the weekend at the Seven Springs Farms headquarters along Ky. 276/Blackhawk Road in Trigg County. However, at press time, the crew anticipated resuming travel so…

A Paducah man is facing numerous charges after leading police on a Sunday morning pursuit through several counties in excess of 120 mph at times.

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With few options for support groups in the area, Linda Greene-Williams is hoping the Al-Anon meetings in Eddyville help more families in the region dealing with the alcoholism and substance abuse of a loved one.

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a Kentucky Irrigation Workshop on Wednesday at UK's Research and Education Center in Princeton.

Retired Adm. William H. "Bill" McRaven's first visit to his father's alma mater stirred emotions he hadn't expected Thursday in the hours before his address as part of the Murray State University Presidential Lecture Series.

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According to the National Weather Service Paducah Bureau, Princeton has received nearly 6 inches of rain in the first half of the month.

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The emergence of a potentially deadly respiratory virus has prompted increased concern in the global health community. And close to home, Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton is taking steps to address potential concerns with the novel coronavirus.

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Princeton native Fred Williams was named the 2019 Civilian of the Year by the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, receiving his award Jan. 6 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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The Caldwell County Middle School Junior Beta Club attended its first state convention, attending the event at Galt House in Louisville on Jan. 22-24.

The USDA's statistics service last week released its latest cattle report, showing the Kentucky cattle and calf inventory for Jan. 1 at 2.13 million head, unchanged from last year.

Caldwell County residents now have a nearby option to maintain U.S. air travel and military base entry thanks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KyTC) expansion of Real ID-compliant card access.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast Feb. 17 at the Lyon Convention Center in Eddyville.

When asked why the average person should care about Asian carp infestation in Kentucky and Barkley lakes, Kevin Kelly has a simple answer.

A record number of students made the University of Kentucky dean's list for the fall 2019 semester. The 7,648 students, including eight from Caldwell County, were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. Students recognized along with their major were:

Caldwell County hunters took more deer in the 2019 hunting season than at any other time recorded by the state's wildlife agency. But that may not be enough, according to one local hunting professional.

Federal and state officials will use an experimental fishing method later this month at Kentucky Lake in an attempt to reduce the infestation of Asian carp.

A story in Saturday's edition listed an incorrect address for sending donations for the reconstruction of historical Spillman Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Donations can be made out to Spillman Chapel CME, c/o Tracy Jackson, 507 W. Green St., Princeton, Kentucky, 42445.

The completion of a relocated U.S. 641 from Fredonia to Eddyville remains a top priority for some, but the project is absent from the 2020 Recommended Highway Plan released last week.

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Spillman Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME) is not finished, but the building it has called home in Princeton since the late 1800s is no more. Demolition began earlier this week on the original red brick sanctuary fronting North Donnivan Street with a bell tower and large stai…

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Farmers Bank & Trust Co. customers are supporting local youth sports pennies at a time, donations that add up to make a big difference.

Kentucky's work to prevent cancer deaths, particularly from when the disease strikes the colon, has improved dramatically over the last couple of decades. A program to offer free screenings to Caldwell County residents is aimed at pushing that initiative even further.

Several Caldwell County students were among the more than 525 recently named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

An early morning fire this week claimed the home and belongings of a Princeton couple, but the pair escaped the blaze uninjured.

Whitley Horning of Princeton was among more than 1,950 undergraduate students to qualify for the fall 2019 College of Arts and Sciences dean's list at the University of Kentucky. Whitley's academic major was political science.

The Princeton Rotary Club speech contest for high school students will take place at noon March 3 at Pagliai's Pizza. This year's theme was set by Rotary International President Mark Maloney and is "Rotary Connects the World."

The Caldwell County Middle School academic team won the District 5 Governor's Cup competition last week with 48 points, outdistancing second-place West Hopkins by 20.5 points. The quick recall team placed second in overtime. Individual winners included Eli Stevens, first in social studies an…

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Caldwell County's own hospital appears to be in good shape despite a recent report that a quarter of Kentucky's 65 rural hospitals are at a high risk of closing if their financial health does not change drastically.

County officials appear ready to move on after approving a resolution Tuesday in line with the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement across the state and nation. And the organizer of the effort to get Caldwell Fiscal Court to OK the measure is careful to point out its meaning.

A career in accounting was not cutting it for the girl who always dreamed of being a doctor. So after couple years as a CPA, Suzanne Irvan decided to trade in the initials behind her name.

For more than 70 years, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KyTC) has paved the way for Kentucky youth to pursue an engineering career by offering two scholarship programs to help pay for tuition while providing employment. The opportunity worked well for Princeton native Mike Hancock.

Western Kentucky University has released the honors lists for the fall 2019 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the dean's list. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the president's list. To be eligible for the …

Madisonville Community College has been ranked as the second best community college in Kentucky by the website BestColleges.com.