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Contributed photoRobins take to wooded areas and turn to tree-grown fruits during the colder months. They're year-round residents but often unseen during fall and winter.

Lawn pickers

The American robin is what you might consider a lawn bird, a species ubiquitous around our homes during the warm part of the year.You might wonder h ...

Bandit is a 6-year-old terrier mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. She weighs 38 pounds and is house-trained. She's a little scared of storms but knows that with her forever family she will be safe. She is spayed, current on shots and microchipped. You can visit Bandit and other dogs and cats at the shelter today. Its hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 270-443-5923.

Pet of the Week

Bandit is a 6-year-old terrier mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. She weighs 38 pounds and is house-trained. Sh ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunImam Ali Hassan speaks during Friday prayers at the Islamic Center of Paducah. Ramadan, a holy month observed by Muslims, began at sunset. Members of the religion refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise until sunset during the month, one of the five pillars of Islam.

Ramadan begins

Members of the Islamic Center of Paducah attend Friday prayers, led by Imam Ali Hassan.Ramadan, a holy month observed by Muslims, began at sunset. M ...

Correction

A story covering a manslaughter case involving local teen Kori E. Lane on page 2A of Thursday's edition mistakenly stated Lane was granted permissio ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPam Tankek of Paducah takes her dogs, Cake (left) and Pie, for a walk Thursday morning by the floodwall in downtown Paducah. The 5-year-old mixed Chihuahuas are rescue dogs, Tankek said.

Riding in style

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPam Tankek of Paducah takes her dogs, Cake (left) and Pie, for a walk Thursday morning by the floodwall in downtown Paducah. T ...

Groovin'Addy Hulen sings Thursday evening during the Allen Music Groove Academy Concert at the Robert Cherry Civic Center in Paducah. The concert featured bands of second through ninth grade students who take music lessons at Allen Music. Profits from the event were donated to Starfish Orphan Ministry.RYAN HERMENS | The Sun

Groovin'

Addy Hulen sings Thursday evening during the Allen Music Groove Academy Concert at the Robert Cherry Civic Center in Paducah. The concert featured b ...

Steven Pitts, 8, of Paducah runs to first base during a game of kickball Thursday at Noble Park during Cracker Barrel's Family Fun Day.RYAN HERMENS | The Sun

Family fun

Steven Pitts, 8, of Paducah runs to first base during a game of kickball Thursday at Noble Park during Cracker Barrel's Family Fun Day.

Lineup

TodaySenior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Report errors or ...

Education Notes

The following local students are May graduates of Campbellsville University in Campbellsville:Ellen Merrick of Marion, bachelor of music in vocal pe ...

In the Military

U.S. Air Force Airman Whitney F. Burgess graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman co ...

 

Mother goose

A mother Canadian goose keeps watch while her goslings search the grass for morsels of food near the Noble Park lake. KAT RUSSELL | The Sun

KAT RUSSELL | The SunAddie Shea (left), 4, of Columbus, and Lydia Hall, 4, of Grand Rivers, play together on the slide at Noble Park. Today will be pleasant with partial sunshine and a high of 76, according to the National Weather Service.

At the park

KAT RUSSELL | The SunAddie Shea (left), 4, of Columbus, and Lydia Hall, 4, of Grand Rivers, play together on the slide at Noble Park. Today will be ...

Correction

A story headlined "Diabetes may factor into more deaths than previously thought" in the Saturday, May 20, edition misidentified a family nurse pract ...

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TodaySenior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Report errors or ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunDale Julian, Clark Elementary School music teacher, tells Alex McMillian, a fourth grader, goodbye Tuesday as students were dismissed on the final day of school for the academic year.

School's out

RYAN HERMENS | The SunDale Julian, Clark Elementary School music teacher, tells Alex McMillian, a fourth grader, goodbye Tuesday as students were di ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunTrever Montgomery, 11, smiles after receiving his certificate of promotion Tuesday during McNabb Elementary School's Fifth Grade Graduation Program. The event was held at Broadway United Methodist Church.

Leveling up

RYAN HERMENS | The SunTrever Montgomery, 11, smiles after receiving his certificate of promotion Tuesday during McNabb Elementary School's Fifth Gra ...

Correction

A name was misspelled in the story "Bike park on track to open in June" on Page 2A of Tuesday's Sun. Mason Romanak helped start the online petition ...

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TodayDisabled American Veterans, Miles Meredith Chapter 7 of Paducah, weekly Commander Coffee Call, 8 a.m. to noon. Service officer available.Paduca ...

Today's Agenda

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.n McCracken County Planning Commission -- 1:30 p.m., emergency management complex, 3700 Coleman ...

School's out

Dale Julian, Clark Elementary School music teacher, tells Alex McMillian, a fourth grader, goodbye Tuesday as students were dismissed on the final day ...

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Today Senior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Report errors or s ...

Duplicate Bridge

PADUCAH DUPLICATE1723 Kentucky Ave.270-444-6882Paducah Duplicate Bridge Club is an open not-for-profit organization that welcomes new players at any ...

Today's Agenda

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.â ¢ Barkley Regional Airport Board of Directors -- 3:30 p.m., Midwest Aviation, 200 Hardy Rober ...

Lineup

TodayPaducah Senior Center, free low-impact exercise for individuals age 60 and older, 10-11 a.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, second floor.Veterans and ...

MASON BLANFORD | The SunGuests mill around Madison and North Seventh streets during the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival on Saturday afternoon. The six-block, two-day event boasted among the finest artistic, musical and culinary talent in a 350-mile radius. About 30 musicians and more than 50 artists made an appearance at this year's celebration. This year also marked the first official partnership with the Yeiser Art Center as the festival's brick-and-mortar headquarters.

At the festival

Guests mill around Madison and North Seventh streets during the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival on Saturday afternoon. The six-block, two-day eve ...

Photo by Paul Schaumburg, Graves County SchoolsGraves County High School Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps present the colors at the school's commencement in the Eagles' Nest Gymnasium Friday night. Some 269 members of the Class of 2017 received diplomas. This year's commencement was the first in the school's history to honor outstanding academics with the levels of summa cum laude, magna cum laude and cum laude designations, rather than valedictorians, salutatorians and honor graduates.

Graduation march

Paul Schaumburg, Graves County SchoolsGraves County High School Army Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps present the colors at the school's comme ...

St. Mary High School valedictorian Julianne Koenig celebrates with family and friends after the school's graduation ceremony Saturday night.

Miss you already

St. Mary High School valedictorian Julianne Koenig celebrates with family and friends after the school's graduation ceremony Saturday night. "I was ...

Artist Heather Baumbach (left) speaks about her work with Paul and Wendy Thomas of Ledbetter at the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival on Saturday afternoon. The Thomases said they're no strangers to the local art scene, and that their daughter also keeps them informed of what's going on.MASON BLANFORD | The Sun

Talking art

Artist Heather Baumbach (left) speaks about her work with Paul and Wendy Thomas of Ledbetter at the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival on Saturday ...

Reunion

â ¢ All LBL/TVA former employees 17th reunion, Saturday, June 3, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Fenton Pavilion in the Land Between the Lakes near the U ...

In ourschools

â ¢ Reidland Elementary School SBDM -- 1 p.m. Wednesday, conference room.All items for the "In Our Schools" section must be emailed to news@paducahs ...

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MondayPaducah Senior Center, free low-impact exercise for individuals age 60 and older, 10 to 11 a.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, second floor.Veterans ...

Jackson is a 5-month-old Lab mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. He weighs 27 pounds and is a very loving puppy. He likes to play with people, run around and have fun. He is neutered, current on shots and microchipped. You can visit Jackson and other dogs and cats at the shelter today. Its hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 270-443-5923.

Pet of the Week

Jackson is a 5-month-old Lab mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. He weighs 27 pounds and is a very loving puppy. ...

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TodayBirthing Center's Childbirth Classes, one-day bootcamp class, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Borders Community Room (by main entrance of Marshall Nemer P ...

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