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.

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…

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An extensive upgrade of streetlights in Princeton to safer, more efficient LED lamps is underway.

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…

A Princeton woman is facing multiple drug-related charges following a routine traffic stop earlier this week.

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.

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.

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Willard Paxton, a fixture in the Princeton legal community since 1972, hung up his hat and retired Dec. 31.

A new year, and a new decade, began Wednesday. Nonetheless, it's worthwhile to review 2019 one last time in Caldwell County.

Princeton First Baptist Church began a church-wide trip to The Ark on Monday in Williamstown, Kentucky.

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.

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After 13 years of owning the Tin Roof boutique in Princeton, Molly Egbert took a leap of faith and decided to open a second location this fall.

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.

Caldwell County's HOPE Family Resource Center is continuing its tradition of giving coats to children in need this winter.

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.

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An unexpected Christmas gift came early for Caldwell County Elementary School student Gracey Parker this week.

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.

Caldwell County High School received the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School award for its Tigers athletic programs.

The Caldwell County Grand Jury met Dec. 3 and returned 17 felony indictments, one misdemeanor indictment and two no true bills.

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Princeton cake artist Cathy Lewis has been a hit on this season of the Food Network's Holiday Wars.

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Dylan Fox is in his second year in the carpentry program at the Caldwell Regional Career Center in Princeton and is anxious to learn several carpentry-related skills, although that is not one of his career goals. He wants to have a career in law enforcement.

Michael Lasser was welcomed to the Rotary Club by President Dawnia Green on Nov. 12 at the Majestic House. Lasser is a licensed professional counselor who works at Princeton KY Counseling and Coaching.