The Paducah Sun - Headlines

McCracken provides for flag disposal

In partnership with the National Association of Counties and the National Flag Foundation, McCracken County has installed a flag retirement… Read more


Woman meets goal of doing a headstand in all 50 states

KETCHIKAN, Alaska -- A 71-year-old woman has completed her mission of performing a headstand in all 50 states. Read more

McCrackenDistrict Court

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Fitting day picked to unveil new Paducah monument

Nathan Torian, a Paducah firefighter, said he can't anticipate the exact emotions he'll feel Monday when the Global War on Terrorism Memori… Read more


For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

NEW YORK -- Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs t… Read more

People and Business

The Baptist Health Paducah sleep center has earned a five-year accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The sleep center … Read more

Paducah Jobs

From May 16 to Wednesday, the Kentucky Career Centers added 224 jobs to its database for the regional employers, bring the total to more th… Read more


LeBron back in Boston for another Cavs farewell

BOSTON -- LeBron James and the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers won't get any sympathy from the Celtics when they return to Boston for Game 7 o… Read more

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May 27, 2018

LOOMING Tax hike, not teachers will sink GOP this fall

The Associated Press is sticking hard to its narrative that Kentucky's November Legislative elections will be about the Republican pension … Read more

Ex-fighter pilot soars to victory

When Lexington Mayor Jim Gray entered the 6th Congressional District Democratic primary last December, his opponent, Amy McGrath, asked her… Read more


Jesse Pullen

BENTON -- Jesse Pullen, 77, of Benton died Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Marshall County Hospital in Benton. Arrangements were incomplete at C… Read more

Joyce Rollins Bryan

NEWBURGH, Ind. -- Joyce (Rollins) Bryan, age 75, of Newburgh, Indiana, formerly of Paducah, Kentucky, passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Saturday… Read more

Ora Faughn

MAYFIELD -- Ora Hazel Faughn, 89, of Mayfield died at 7:21 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

'Three Billboards' sweeps SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES -- The Western-inspired revenge tale "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors… Read more

Box-office faces worst weekend in years

NEW YORK -- Hollywood effectively took the weekend off, resulting in one of the most dismal box-office results in 16 years. Read more

Air guitarist defends world title

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Matt "Airistotle" Burns is the best when it comes to pretend playing guitar. Read more

Upcoming Events

Belmont Stakes

Belmont StakesJune 9 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm, FREE Read more

Celebrity Ghost Hunt Event at Old War Memorial Hospital

Celebrity Ghost Hunt Returns To Abandoned Kentucky Hospital Read more

Serving It Up French Style Doubles Tennis Tournament

French Open inspired theme. French flags, berets, and French food (cheeses, croissants, grapes and … Read more


Weather Today

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.


82° 69°

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ENE at 0 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:38:20 AM
Sunset:08:05:34 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.Sun
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Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
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Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
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Isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.Wed
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Thunderstorms early. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Thu
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Fri
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More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sat
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