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The topic for the November meeting is "How Do I Care for Myself, the Caregiver? Self-care is as crucial as providing care for our loved ones. Learn some warning signs of emotional overload and discuss techniques to "C.O.P.E." The presenter will be Cheryl Heavrin, M.A.Ed, LPCC.
Murray State’s Department of History will host this year’s “Roots 7” concert Tuesday, November 15th in MSU’s Lovett Auditorium, featuring Derek Hoke performing his original brand of Country, Blues and Swing and great bluegrass with the award winning Kenny & Amanda Smith Band. Admission is free, but canned goods for Need Line are requested.
The Paducah Tilghman High School Choral Department presents the Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, winner of six Tony Awards and named Best Musical of 2002. Step back in time to the Roaring Twenties and follow Millie as she moves from Kansas to New York City, determined to become a “modern woman,” complete with bobbed hair, raised hemlines, careers, and new rules on relationships. Come enjoy this Jazz-Age, tap-dancing musical directed by Matt Hinz and Al Knudsen and starring a cast of Tilghman students and a live professional orchestra at the Paducah Tilghman High School Auditorium. SHOWTIMES are Saturday, November 19 at 2:30 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 20 at 2:30 p.m. This is a great show for all generations of a family to attend together. Tickets are only $5, $10, and $15. Get your reserved seating online at www.showtix4u.com. Tickets also available at t
St. John Annual Holiday Craft Bazaar
Saturday, November 12th
St. John Knights of Columbus Hall
6725 US Hwy 45 South Paducah, Ky
over 40 vendors of Holiday crafts, baked goods, jewelry, and more!
Come enjoy our annual bazaar with gift baskets, crafts, and homemade food items for sale.Brunch includes breakfast casserole, fruit, pastry and coffee.Brunch reservations are available to persons buying advance tickets.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from P.E.O. members. Present your ticket to receive brunch. Shopping is open to the public. No ticket required.
P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization to promote education of women worldwide.
Secondhand Street Band, from New Orleans, plays traditional jazz and funk. Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller Ryan Brewer opens the show at 9pm. SHSB takes the stage at 10pm. You won't want to miss it!
Shop for the latest Fall Fashions and enjoy light refreshments while supporting a great cause! 10% of pre-tax sales will be donated to Cassidy's Cause.
Kentucky Voices for Health will be hosting community forums across the Commonwealth during the 30-day federal comment period for Governor Bevin’s proposed 1115 Medicaid waiver. This event will feature a brief presentation about the proposed changes as well as an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and speak up about how the waiver would impact them, their families and their
The Ruth Baggett Gallery announces a gallery opening:
Ursula Schneider: Nature Human Nature
Paintings and Prints
Sunday, October 2, 2016
About the artist: Born in Switzerland
Attended Kunstgewerbeschule in Zurich.
In 1968 she moved to the United States and Graduated in 1972 with an MFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art
Taught painting at the San Francisco Art Institute and at Cooper Union and Sarah Lawrence College.
Her artworks include paintings and woodcuts. Drawing from observation in the landscape has been the basis for the work. The focus is on seeing the inherent qualities of the observed and to find the appropriate translation for the medium.
A yearly community event sponsored by Chapter AI of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Gift baskets, crafts, food Items for sale to raise money for the education of women in KY, USA, and Internationally. Advanced ticket sales for brunch, everyone welcome to shop. The event will be held in the rear of the First Presbyterian Church in Mayfield Kentucky. Cost of ticket is $10.
Join us for this very special worship gathering as we give thanks for and ask our Maker's blessing over our animal friends. Treats for pets (and their humans) will be shared. Food,toy,blanket and monetary donations will be accepted for Project Hope, a non-profit, no-kill shelter in Metropolis, IL. Creatures Great & Small of Lone Oak will have animals available for adoption starting at 10:30 am.
What is the Walk-N-Roll?
The Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida is a family-friendly walk event to raise awareness about Spina Bifida and celebrate with our SBAK families and the Kentucky community. All proceeds are used for programs and services for people living with Spina Bifida.
Saturday, October 1st at Noble Park- Shelter 8
Registration begins at 9:30am
Activities and food 10:30am
Awards and Acknowledgments 11:30am
The Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky's Mission is To promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhance the lives of all those affected
SBAK is a resource center for children, their families and adults affected by Spina Bifida. There is no definitive cause, however Spina Bifida is a neuro tube birth defect that develops when the spine of the baby fails to close during the first month of pregnancy, before most w
Emmy Award-winning Annie Moses Band presents their PBS Special, The Art of the Love Song. A curation of some of the greatest love songs ever written, you won't want to miss this evening next to your loved ones.
The Johnson County Junque Jamboree will be on Saturday September 24, 2016, in Vienna, Illinois. For over five years this has been a twice yearly event drawing people from the four state region.
The Jamboree brings vendors to Vienna who will be selling a large variety of goods -- antiques, primitives, signs, arts and craft items, etc. If you are looking for the unusual antique or decorative piece, this is the place to come. Past Junque Jamborees have proven to treasure hunters that this is the event to attend. One hundred and fifty vendors will be on hand and have their booths set up around the historic Vienna Public Square.
The many antiques shops and malls on the Public Square also will be open that day. Come early and plan to spend some time shopping in Vienna. The Public Square is located next to Illinois State Route 146 and about a half mile West of Int
Fish Fry at Rosary Chapel Catholic Church Parish Hall, 711 Ohio St., Paducah, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., September 9, 2016. $10. Eat in or carry out. Call 270.444.6383
Join us for our 4th Annual Prime Rib Brunch to support the work of Impact One Initiative in Zambia, founded by Paducah local, Whitney Morreau. The Brunch Event includes a buffet and drink, a silent auction with original African artwork and crafts, and stories from Zambia. All proceeds support Impact One's work with 11 underprivileged schools educating 4,000 children. We are equipping these schools with skills and resources to raise up tomorrow’s leaders. Join us in transforming lives with the love of God and the power of education!
Want to know more about the Trail of Tears in southern Illinois? The Illinois Chapter Trail of Tears Association will host an informal meeting on Sunday September 11, 2016, in Vienna, Illinois. The gathering will begin at 3:00 PM and will be at Shelter Number 2 in the City Park in Vienna. This is an opportunity to meet others interested in the Trail of Tears and to meet members of the board of directors of the Illinois Chapter.
The Cherokee were forced from the Eastern United States to re-settlement in Oklahoma, which was known as the Indian Territory at that time. Large groups of these Native Americans traveled across southern Illinois in 1838-1839. The Counties they traversed were Pope, Johnson, and Union.
Members of the board of directors and other Chapter members will be available to answer questions and provide information about the Trail of Tears. Li
Iuka First Baptist Church will have Homecoming Services Sunday, August 28, beginning at 10:30 AM. Everyone is invited. Church is located at 1750 Iuka Road (Hyw. 93), Grand Rivers, Ky.
Join the women of Burks AME Chapel for an afternoon of fellowship and food for every season.
When: Saturday, August 27th 2016
Where: W.C.Young Community Center 508 South 8th Street
Time: 4:00 pm
Fee: $10.00 per person
For more information:
Lexington, KY (August 6, 2016): The 51st Annual Kentucky Al-Anon Convention will be held Friday, September 16, through Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY. The conference will include Al-Anon, AA and Alateen speakers from Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas as well as several workshops. Early-bird registration fee for the entire weekend is $30 (does not include meals) and after August 16, the fee is $35.
Alcoholism is a family disease. The disease affects all those who have a relationship with a problem drinker. Those of us closest to the alcoholic suffer the most, and those who care the most can easily be caught up in the behavior of another person. We react to the alcoholic's behavior. We focus on them, what they do, where they are, how much they drink. We try to
The Paducah Tilghman High School Class of 1996 celebrates their 20th year reunion. Heavy hor d'oeuvres, dancing and cash bar. Follow us on Facebook for more information and updates posted on the event.
Dove Award-winning Difference Media recording artist Canton Junction is set to bring their “Get Your Praise On” tour to Benton’s Zion’s Cause Baptist Church (1532 US Hwy 68 West) on Thursday, August 18 at 7:00 PM. Joining them will be special guest The Martins. Fans are also invited to a special food truck “Meet & Eat” at 5:30 PM where they will have the opportunity to purchase food and share a meal with the artists before the concert.
The concert is free and general admission, but donations will be accepted for Sanctuary of Hope, an outreach of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, focusing on the building and development of an unwed mothers facility; state-of-the-art orphanage; and world class boarding school.
2nd Friday Fish Fry, 4:30 to 6:30 pm,, $10 Carry Out Call (270) 444-6383
Morthland College presents Adam Crabb, Lead singer of the Gaither Vocal Band, along with his brother Aaron and his wife Amanda will be in concert on August 5, 2016 at Paschdag Auditorium inside the Frankfort Community High School at 601 E. Main St West Frankfort, Illinois. Tickets available on eventbrite.com. General admission is $20.00. Limited number of VIP tickets including a Meet and Greet session are $35.00. Groups of 10 or more $15.00. Call (618) 937-2127 Ext. 150 or email email@example.com for groups tickets and info.
Paducah Amateur Radio Association in cooperation with McCracken County Emergency Services and Amateur Radio Emergency Services
will be setting up “Field Day” operations in Keiler Park 2900 Broadway Paducah KY at 7:00 AM Saturday June 25-26, 2016 until Sunday afternoon.
Field Day Objective:
To work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands and in doing so to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions.
A premium is placed on developing skills to meet the challenges of emergency preparedness as well as to acquaint the general public with the capabilities of Amateur Radio.
Several states, counties, and communities across the US have officially recognized the public contributions of Amateur Radio,
in advance of ARRL Field Day on June 25-26.
It is our desire to invite you and the general public to stop by and observe ho
One day after standing in front of a sold-out crowd of his constituents and professing the changes for the better he’s seen in McCracken County during his tenure, McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry stood in his office reading a grand jury indictment with his name on it.
“This is the first time I am seeing it,” Newberry said shaking his head. “This is shocking.”
Newberry and Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice were indicted on charges of tampering with public records as a result of an investigation that began last summer into allegedly unlawful changes to the county’s zoning maps. Paducah attorney Burton “Dell” Washburn brought allegations to light of improper changes in April. McCracken County officials asked the Attorney General’s office to investigate, which led to special prosecutor G.L. Ovey presenting evidence to a grand jury for three days in December. The indictment was returned Friday just after noon.
“Certainly an indictment doesn’t mean you’re guilty,” Newberry said. “It just means that a group of people — not even a unanimous group of people — decided that there probably should be a trial. Certainly, we are innocent in this. Certainly, this is not true.”
Newberry said he wasn’t notified of the indictment being returned. He read the indictment for the first time while meeting with the media. Both Newberry and Harnice will be represented by attorney Will Kautz. Tampering with public records is a Class D felony and subject to a sentence of one to five years in jail.
Harnice did not comment Friday afternoon. He and Newberry both mentioned that they would like to ask for an expedited trial to get the matter settled as quickly as possible. Newberry had, in the past contended that the zoning changes were the result of a computer glitch, but modified that stance Friday in his office.
“The city had drawn a map, and when they did they drew it incorrectly,” Newberry said. “We asked them to correct the map and that was the end of this. I think I did what a Judge-Executive should do when they see something that wasn’t done right, and something that costs the taxpayers money.”
Newberry continued: “There was an original zoning map. The city tried to translate that map to a bigger map and when they did so, they got the lines off. They had zoning lines going through people’s houses. Instead of the zoning line going down the property line, they were 10 feet off of the property line. We simply asked the city to correct it.”
Newberry said the city corrected most of the map. When asked if he and Harnice corrected the rest of the map, he said “not at that time.”
The matter first came to public attention after Washburn discovered that property he owned had been rezoned without the required legal notice and governmnt approvals. Further research by Washburn led him to the conclusion that hundreds of county parcels had been illegally rezoned. County Attorney Mike Murphy reviewed Washburn’s work and concluded there were irregularities. That led Murphy and other county officials to ask the Kentucky Attorney General’s office to investigate. Lyon County prosecutor G.L. Ovey was then appointed to investigate the matter. Ovey presented the results of his investigation to the grand jury, which returned the indictments this this afternoon.
This is a developing story. Check Paducahsun.com or tomorrow's Paducah Sun for further details.
Contact Corianne Egan, a Paducah Sun staff writer, at 270-575-8652 or follow @CoriEgan on Twitter.