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My Favorite Spot

For Lisa and Todd Barrett of Murray, summertime beckons the opening of a favorite spot: their backyard patio and pool area.Although located in the h ...

Butterfly Garden

An abandoned garden behind Paducah's Whitehaven now has new life.What started as inspiration from local butterfly enthusiast Billy Black during a 20 ...

For retired chemical operator and nurse practitioner Terry and Helen May, retired life means enjoying family, views of rolling pasture and a traditi ...

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Calvin SchmidtCalvin Schmidt, 62, of Paducah passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.Mr. Schm ...

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P.A.T.C.H.

P.A.T.C.H. (Parents As Teachers in Christian Homes) is a cooperative organization of more than 100 member families whose purpose is to offer support ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunTrigg County High School Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colorgraduates celebrate May 17 at the end of the school's commencement ceremony at Wildcat Gymnasium in Cadiz.

RYAN HERMENS | The SunTrigg County High School graduates prepare to receive their diplomas May 17 at the school's commencement ceremony at Wildcat G ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPaducah Tilghman Valedictorian Jose Roberto del Rosario Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colordos Remedios delivers a speech during the school's graduation ceremony.

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPaducah Tilghman Valedictorian Jose Roberto del Rosario dos Remedios delivers a speech during the school's graduation ceremony ...

ABIGAIL DOLLINS | The SunCelebrating successThe St. Mary High School Class of 2017 celebrates after receiving its diplomas. The commencement took place on May 20.

ABIGAIL DOLLINS | The SunThe St. Mary High School Class of 2017 celebrates after receiving their diplomas. The commencement took place Saturday, May ...

ELLEN O'NAN | The SunGraduate Cassidy Riley (left) smiles at friends in the crowd at McCracken County High School's commencement Sunday, May 21 at Marquette Stadium.

ELLEN O'NAN | The SunGraduate Cassidy Riley (left) smiles at friends in the crowd at McCracken County High School's commencement Sunday, May 21 at M ...

Photos by Paul Schaumburg and Tom BerrySaying goodbyeOn May Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/ ...

Lakes events

CadizCadiz Cruise-InSaturday, June 3; 5-8 p.m.; Main Street, Cadiz; 270-206-0398Cars, Trucks, Rods and Motorcycles. First Saturday evening of each m ...

Lakes shopping

Benton & DraffenvilleAntique Et Cetera1062 Main St., Benton, 270-527-7922CAMP-A-RAMA481 US Highway 68 West, Draffenville, 270-527-1374 or 888-72 ...

Camping

Lakes areaAurora Oaks RV Resort & Campground55 KOA Lane, Hardin270-474-2778Bee Spring Lodge573 Bee Spring Road, Benton270-354-6515, 800-732-0088 ...

Paducah events

Farmers' Market Celebration SaturdaysMay 6Grand Opening Celebration SaturdayN. Second & Monroe Streets, 270-444-8508www.paducahky.gov/farmers-ma ...

Paducah dining

Artisan Kitchen1704 Broadway, 270-538-0250www.artisankitchen.netBackwoods BBQ5172 Hinkleville Road, 270-441-7427Back Yard Burgers2314 Lone Oak Road, ...

Lakes dining

Grand RiversDocker's Bayside Grille135 Bayside Drive, 270-362-5377Knoth's Bar-B-Que728 U.S. 62, 270-362-8580Lite Side Bakery & Cafe2115 Dover Ro ...

Medical Centers

Lourdes1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY270-444-2444elourdes.comBaptist Health Paducah2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 270-575-2100www.baptisthealthpad ...

Attractions

PaducahBluegrass Downs150 Downs Drive/32nd & Park Ave. (U.S. 60), 270-444-7117 Brooks Stadium2400 Brooks Stadium Drive, 270-519-7845 Beacon Drag ...

Paducah shopping

Allen Auto Sales1225 Jefferson St., 270-442-20233174 Park Ave., 270-443-5245www.allenautosales.comAmerican Harvest Antiques632 N 6th St., 270-210-98 ...

Events

Carbondale EclipseAugust 21. Located just a few miles north from the point of greatest duration, NASA plans to stream the eclipse live from Carbonda ...

Metropolis Dining

Bridges Dining Company100 E. Front St., MetropolisBill's BBQ1105 E. 7th St., Metropolis, 618-524-2503China House Buffet1201 E. 8th St., Metropolis, ...

Medical Centers

Lourdes1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY270-444-2444elourdes.comBaptist Health Paducah2501 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY 270-575-2100www.baptisthealthpad ...

Lakes dining

Grand RiversDocker's Bayside Grille135 Bayside Drive, 270-362-5377Knoth's Bar-B-Que728 U.S. 62, 270-362-8580Lite Side Bakery & Cafe2115 Dover Ro ...

Lakes shopping

Benton & DraffenvilleAntique Et Cetera1062 Main St., Benton, 270-527-7922CAMP-A-RAMA481 US Highway 68 West, Draffenville, 270-527-1374 or 888-72 ...

My Favorite Spot

T hey say the kitchen is the heart of the home. That no doubt rings true about the kitchen of Paducah residents Warren and Toni Hatton.Immediately n ...

Schedule

Monday12 - 7 p.m.From Watercolor to Quilt - Day 1, #35201 Katie Pasquini Masopust - Jefferson RoomInnovative Amish - Home Sewing Machine Quilting Te ...

Regional events

April 4 - April 29The Piecemakers Quilting Celebration--Mayfield.Fiber art exhibit, demonstrations and bazaar. Ice House Gallery, 120 N. 8th St., Ma ...

JASON MORROW | The Sun Marie Jackson talks with Chaplain Michael Onuoha in the Lourdes Chapel.

Elderly care

"Please don't let me die by myself" was the last request of one patient at Lourdes hospital. With a bustling medical wing and no people to spare, th ...

What's in a name?

igh-fat, low-carb diets promoting weight loss have been around for years, with names like Atkins and South Beach. Joining the low-carb craze more r ...

Kouign Amann

I love New York ... the sights, sounds, etc. are great, but my love for New York is rooted in food, and on my last trip I finally experienced someth ...

An Urban Haven

Hidden away in Mayfield's historic downtown sits a 120-year-old building that has been rehabilitated by Kelli and Shawn Hoover. About three years ag ...

GO TEAM GO

Everybody loves going to ballgames and other sports events - right? It's time to dig out your team sweatshirt and review the words to your team's fi ...

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You walk into your doctor's office for what you think is either a routine checkup or to address that nagging pain in your neck, jaw or back. Then it ...

Did you know?

Heart disease can affect just about anyone. While it was once widely and mistakenly considered a man's disease, since 1984 more women than men have ...

Nora's Whimsy

It's the entertaining season again, and several weeks ago, some of our Posh staff were given the opportunity to meet artist and pottery designer Nor ...

My Favorite Spot

Just because the weather is turning cooler and the holiday season is here doesn't mean outdoor spaces can't still be enjoyed.For Farmington, Ky., re ...

Takeout Artist

Doe's Eat PlaceHello again friends! I trust you are all thoroughly enjoying your posh nights in with delicious food from some of the area's best res ...

The aptly named Grand Lodge on Fifth is just that: grand. Simply spectacular during the holiday season, no shortcuts are taken in the design of this ...

Harless

Paducah mayor

Brandi Harless1. Tell us about you (including but not limited to personal, educational, and professional information): Growing up between my mom's f ...

KAT RUSSELL | The SunInitially created in Arizona for children with serious illnesses, the Beads of Courage program was designed as a colorful and creative way for children to record every step of their illness by stringing colorful beads. Lourdes hospital started the first pilot program for adults in 2011, as a way for nurse navigators to better get to know their breast cancer patients.

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Women cope with breast cancer in many different ways. Some join support groups, while others rely on family or friends for support. Others still cho ...

Contributed photoTammy Bohannon undergoes her first of many chemotherapy treatments in June after being diagnosed with breast cancer May 23 of this year. Bohannon said she wants to do better than

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Tammy Bohannon will never forget May 23. Everybody has those days they remember, she said, and that will always be one of hers. May 23 of this year, ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPatricia Robinson, 81, PaducahCancer-free for 38 years

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPatricia Robinson, 81, PaducahCancer-free for 38 years"My advice to all: God must be No. 1 in your life, No. 2 your family. Ma ...

Contributed photoA wake-churning buzzbait is one good tool for searching out aggressive but scattered bass during the cooling days of autumn.

Fall bass fishing

Funny how some of those topwater lures whistle when they zing past your ear with ballistic vigor.It's not quite as funny when they make contact and ...

A buck of a lifetime for one hunter might be a deer a much more selective bowhunter would pass up.

Bowhunters

It doesn't necessarily take all kinds, but they're out there. Bowhunters, that is.Archery deer hunters are somewhat of a hunting culture into themse ...

KDFWR photoA young hunter demonstrates excellent shotgun form in a Kentucky dove field a few years ago. Brushing up on shotgun fundamentals helps break a shooting slump and puts more birds in the bag.

Fundamentals

A dove comes into your section of the field. You crouch behind a row of sunflowers and excitedly wait for the dove to come into range.The dove keeps ...

RYAN HERMENS | The Sun

John Brown, co-owner of Silent Brigade Distillery, holds a bottle of one of the craft distillery's products.

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