You are cordially invited to attend a reception to meet and support Eddie Jones, Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 4-9 pm at 1857 Hotel, 210 Kentucky Ave. With music at 6 pm by the Solid Rock’it Boosters!
Daniel Hurt interviews McCracken County Commissioner Eddie Jones, discussing the results from the 2022 primary election, as well as problems facing the county including issues surrounding the jail and the airport expansion project.
For three years, the McCracken County Fiscal Court has studied the revenue and expenses associated with running the McCracken County Regional Jail (Jail).  Historically, the Jail has been a huge cost to McCracken County. Below is a table and graph demonstrating the historic cost of operating the Jail. The financial [...]
Reader's Digest Version Early in my legal career I served as a prosecutor in the US Army JAG Corps. I loved the job. It would be rewarding to do it again, but now is not the time for me. I have decided to run for McCracken County Commissioner; therefore, I have [...]
I am very proud of my community's effort to enter the business of "sports tourism.” 😎 Reliable sources say that the repurposed facility is potentially booked for 30 weekends out of the remaining 39 weekends in our fiscal year. 😎 Below is a 4 page article about the project. If you [...]
Later today, McCracken County and the City of Paducah will sell the property and building located at 5400 Commerce Drive (the Genova Plant). Below is a summary of the transaction from the County's perspective and from a historical perspective. Summary of the History and the Transaction This property was initially developed [...]
Woo Hoo! The new and improved fence around Carson Park is up and looking proud. 🤠 Below is a letter I wrote pontificating about the future of Carson Park and potential benefits and/or cost savings which may result from combining the Carson Park operations with the Convention Center operations. To be [...]
For those of you who live in McCracken County, Kentucky, you probably know we are dealing with a bit of a financial situation. It is not yet a crisis, but it will be a crisis if there is no change in the numbers. I thought it might be helpful to some [...]
This past week, I got to spend some time with Greg Dunker and Joe Jackson on the Greg Dunker Show. I hope it was a reasonably informative interview about the proposal for a new county tourism commission and maybe even a sports recreation park such as Massac Creek Recreation Park or [...]