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Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A multi-state convenience store operator is renovating and reopening a prominent rest stop in west Kentucky that closed earlier this year. 

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  Officials say Kentucky plans to halt 16,000 drivers from renewing their vehicle registrations for repeatedly failing to pay Ohio River bridge tolls.

McCracken County Sheriff's Department, via Facebook

Update: KYTC says the site is clear and the road is open.


A sporting goods store in Paducah was on fire Wednesday night, setting off ammunition. 


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans asphalt paving along the northbound lanes of the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway in Christian County Tuesday.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

  State and local officials met in Murray on Wednesday to discuss expanding highway 641 South in Calloway County to the Tennessee state line.

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A committee encouraging state government to fund the expansion of a major road in the Jackson Purchase meets with transportation officials on Wednesday.

Thousands of people will flock to Hopkinsville next month for the first total solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in 99 years. But where’s the next best place to view the eclipse in Kentucky?

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is pairing with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) to roll out the Transportation Mechanic Apprenticeship Program (TMAP) this fall.

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A collision on Interstate 24 involving two semi trucks Tuesday morning has one man in the hospital for life-threatening injuries. 


  The transportation cabinet is awarding nearly $25 million dollars in federal grants for projects in 28 Kentucky counties.