Jesse Wilson Bennett, 76, of Calvert City died Sept. 12, 2014, at Baptist Health Paducah. Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem is in charge of arrangements. Clarence Jennings, 88, of Salem died Sept. 14, 2014, at Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Services in Salem. Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem is in charge of arrangements. Raymond Guess, 89, of Marion died Sept. 14, 2014, at Salem Springlake Health and Rehabilitation Center. Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem is in charge of arrangements.
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict westbound traffic to
one lane on the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge at Ledbetter starting
at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
lane restriction for westbound traffic only is to allow KyTC personnel,
area news media and the public to observe round one of controlled
explosive demolition on the
old Ledbetter Bridge scheduled for 8 a.m. Tuesday, weather
westbound traffic along U.S. 60 on the bridge approaches and bridge deck
will be moved to the left-hand or passing lane in this work zone. There
will be no stopping allowed
on the bridge in this work zone.
who regularly travel across the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River Bridge at
Ledbetter between 6 and about 10 a.m. should consider
allowing extra travel time
for the Tuesday morning commute, as traffic congestion is likely in the
area due to preparations for the first of several controlled explosive
detonations on the old Ledbetter Bridge..
should use extra caution due to personnel on the bridge in close
proximity to traffic flow. There will be an enhanced enforcement
presence in this work zone.
A detonation is planned this week to explode the George Rogers Clark
Memorial Bridge, commonly known as Old Ledbetter Bridge. The explosion
is set for 8 a.m. Tuesday and viewing areas will be arranged by the
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on the new U.S. 60 Tennessee River
Bridge. A safety zone will be enforced around the bridge, which means
the public may not come within 1,500 feet of the blast site. Property
owners are permitted to stay in their homes, but may not go outdoors
after 7 a.m., or an hour before the blast.
A non-profit "pay-what-you-can" community restaurant, which boasts the
slogan "home cooking with a delicious mission," will soon open its doors
in Danville. Based on the restaurant model developed by the One World
Everybody Eats Foundation, Grace Café will be the first of its kind in
Kentucky and will offer "delicious, fresh, locally-sourced,
organic-when-possible, highly-nutricious food" to all who walk through
the door. Currently, there are 35 community cafés of this type in the
Catch the old timers huffing and puffing their way through nine innings of baseball Sunday afternoon at Marion-Crittenden County Park.
Many of your community favorites will be participating including Judge-Executive Perry Newcom, Sheriff Wayne Agent, concrete brothers Zac and Chad Thomas, basketball coach Denis Hodge, Hall of Famer Chad Perryman, forester Chad Brothers and former collegiate catcher Jacob McMican... Plus many more.
Family Court Judge candidate Brandi Rogers will be the celebrity umpire! Don't miss.
Cost to play is $20.... First 20 get a T shirt... General admission is $1.
Proceeds benefit Marion Bobcats Youth Baseball team.
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Lloyd Road in the Crayne area of Crittenden County starting Saturday.
Lloyd Road will be closed to allow paving through what will be the eventual intersection with the new U.S. 641. Prep work and paving at this site is expected to take about a week to complete, weather permitting. There will be no marked detour.
Grade and drain work along about a 6-mile section of new U.S. 641 between Marion and Fredonia is expected to be completed this year with paving of two lanes along the new alignment planned for late 2015.