McCracken County

MCCRACKEN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.

The trial for former McCracken County Jailer charged with perjury didn’t occur on Thursday as planned due to a request from the defense for recordings from a grand jury testimony.

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Paducah and McCracken County leaders agreed to move forward with creating a county Convention and Visitors Bureau as a means to collect more hotel tax to fund a “tournament worthy” sports complex. The Fiscal Court and City Commission discussed the proposal in a joint meeting Monday night.

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McCracken County is considering putting CASA and other nonprofit groups that receive local government grants “on notice” as the county grapples with ever-tightening purse strings.

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A discussion whether to dissolve the McCracken County/Paducah Tourism Commission continues in the local Fiscal Court.

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McCracken County is expected to have a $890,000 budget shortfall this upcoming fiscal year.

VIA MCCRACKEN COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEBPAGE

The McCracken County School Board named a new superintendent Thursday night following a string of controversies at their high school. 

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The McCracken County Board of Education might remove their current board chair and elect someone into the position at a special called meeting tonight.

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The McCracken County Board of Education has accepted Superintendent Brian Harper’s resignation in a special called meeting Friday.

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  The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office says there are three separate investigations into alleged inappropriate contact made by McCracken County High School staff, a volunteer coach and a student. Another investigation is looking into school officials failing to report this contact.

 

Detective Ryan Norman said county high school principal Michael Ceglinski and school district director of pupil personnel Brian Bowland have been charged with misdemeanors related to not reporting inappropriate contact.

 

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McCracken County Judge/Executive Craig Clymer plans to pick former Paducah Riverfront Development Authority Director Steve Doolittle as his deputy.  

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