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A woman from Gilbertsville died Tuesday afternoon in a three-vehicle collision in Livingston County. Kentucky State Police said in a release they were notified at 3:55 p.m. by Marshall County dispatch of the collision near mile marker 29 on Interstate 24. 

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Update: No signs of foul are suspected in the death of two people in Livingston County.

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Update: The teenage girl who was shot at a gathering in Livingston County on Saturday has died from her injuries. Kentucky State Police said 15-year-old Peyton Hurt of Boaz was pronounced deceased Sunday night at Baptist Health in Paducah. 

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Livingston County is providing sand and bags for residents of the Ledbetter area to protect their homes from rising floodwaters.

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A former Livingston County Circuit Court Clerk has been sentenced to five years probation for abuse of public trust. 


Kentucky State Police is investigating a death related to a house fire in Livingston County Monday night.

Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson is encouraging more Livingston County High School students to pursue higher education.

The statewide program, “Close the Deal” is in its third year and supports high school counselors, business and postsecondary communities in helping students attain further education past high school. 

Livingston and three other Kentucky school districts were invited to participate in the program this year. 

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Contractors have demolished the third and final span of the Old Ledbetter Bridge with explosives.

Progress on Ledbetter Bridge Demolition

Aug 14, 2014
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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is continuing to make progress on the demolition of the Old Ledbetter Bridge. The contractor has removed all the concrete decking from the 3 truss spans and has started removing decking on the eastern approach spans at the Livingston County end of the 85 year old structure.

The contractor submitted a demolition plan to the US Coast Guard for approval about a month ago.  The Coast Guard shared the plan with a river industry trade group and federal agencies for their input.   This week the US 


Engineering analysis work is continuing toward the start of demolition on the Old Ledbetter Bridge crossing the Tennessee River between Livingston and McCracken Counties. Revised demolition plans for the 83 year old structure were submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard for review last week.