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Morgan Guess’ struggles with bullying at age 8 propelled her to effect change for others and she turned those experiences into a passionate anti-bullying message, spreading kindness and awareness.

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TUESDAYMcCracken County Public Library, Virtual Story Time, 10 a.m., Online at http://facebook.com/mclibdotnet/.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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The Paducah-McCracken County NAACP branch plans to host a Paducah mayoral candidate forum next week, as the Nov. 3 general election grows nearer.

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An inaccurate headline in Friday’s Sun suggests that Livingston County resident Jackie Doom went to trial in the December 2018 deaths of January Stone, Robert Belt Jr. and Johnny Mallory. Doom pleaded guilty on Aug. 19 to three counts of murder and was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.

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The McCracken County Public Schools board voted unanimously Thursday to keep the district’s tax rate steady, which has been the same since 2018.

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MURRAY — Murray State University invites Racer alumni all over the globe to celebrate Homecoming throughout the week of Oct. 26-31. From Tent City to campus tours and trivia to wine tasting and more, the Murray State Office of Alumni Relations — in collaboration with the Student Activities B…

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A Livingston County man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, in regards to a triple murder case where two men and a woman were shot to death in late 2018.

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Four west Kentucky local governments — Calloway County and the cities of Cadiz, Fulton and Mayfield — will receive approximately $1.5 million of the nearly $15 million in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for 22 governments announced Thursday b…

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Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne visited Paducah on Thursday, touring the Paducah Innovation Hub alongside area representatives Steven Rudy and Randy Bridges, as well as Speaker Pro Tem David Meade.

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This month is the perfect time to patch, re-seed or start a new lawn for spring. Small bald areas are easy to renovate; even re-seeding can be a relatively small task.

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LEDBETTER — Tuesday, Sept. 15. Markets totaled 655 head. Compared to last week: slaughter cows, $2 lower; slaughter bulls, $2 lower; feeder steers, unevenly steady; feeder heifers, steady to $5 lower.

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A family of young girls strolls along the Greenway Trail through Stuart Nelson Park Wednesday evening on their way to go fishing.

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BENTON — Marshall County Sheriff Eddie McGuire hosted a public forum at Benton City Park last week to discuss the ongoing radio issues experienced by first responders and apparent lack of urgency shown by the county’s fiscal court to address them.

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Jennifer Frazier, director of Murray State-Paducah Regional Campus, voiced excitement Wednesday for its increased course enrollment, as she shared campus information and updates with local Rotarians.

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With two weeks left in National Recovery Month, the Sun spoke with an area resident about her experiences with Narcotics Anonymous, how she found hope and why she thinks more people should get involved in its 12-step program.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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TODAYMcCracken County Public Library, Virtual Toddler Storytime with Miss Alaysia, 10 a.m., http://facebook.com/mclibdotnet/ or call 270-442-2510 for more information.

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The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority and the Eddyville Riverport and Industrial Development Authority are two of five riverports Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently announced would receive $450,000 total in grants for critical repairs and equipment.

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The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization approved grant requests from Ballard and Marshall counties Wednesday, in its ongoing effort to support job creation in the region.

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Mark Donham works on a drypoint print Wednesday morning by etching a glass plate and rubbing ink into the etching to create an image before pressing the plate onto paper. Donham, a Brookport, Ill., resident, enjoys creating prints at Broken Stone Press in Lower Town Paducah, the studio of lo…

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The city of Paducah’s bridge rehabilitation on South 24th Street is nearing completion, as a group of workers labored Tuesday to install asphalt for the project.

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A successful weekend of volleyball at the new indoor sports courts at the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center have local officials and organizers encouraged about the facility’s potential.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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Baptist Health Paducah announced an approximately $5.5 million renovation of its Mother-Baby Unit on Tuesday, during what hospital president Chris Roty called a “great day” for health care in western Kentucky.

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With the addition of 12 cases — five in McCracken County, four in Marshall and one each in Graves, Calloway and Ballard counties — the Purchase Area’s total COVID-19 case count rose to 2,351 Tuesday.

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital will honor the occasion by hosting a special pediatric cancer awareness service. This year’s free event will take place virtually at 1 p.m. Monday.

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Paducah Power System officials continued a rate review process Monday which will help determine any electric rate changes that would go into effect July 2, 2021.

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Inadequate pay in select departments of McCracken County government was the top issue for the fiscal court Monday night, as it debated the best path toward fairly compensating employees in the sheriff’s and clerk’s offices, as well as the jail.

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Graves County deputies arrested a suspect after reports of multiple vehicle break-ins during the overnight hours of Sept. 6 in the area of Ky. 1949, east of the Symsonia community, and near the Marshall County line.

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• U.S. 45/Lone Oak Road at the Interstate 24 Paducah Exit 7 Interchange, left-turn lane closure, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday, signal work.

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The Paducah Symphony Orchestra is preparing to kick off its season in plain air with a scaled down concert from its brass section on the Carson Center lawn this Saturday.

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Mason Romanak is fascinated by sociology, especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic that’s gripped and altered much of the world in 2020.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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TODAYGraves County Public Library, Night Book Club, 6 p.m., call 270-247-2911 for more information.

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April and Michael Cochran, Market House Theatre’s education director and executive director, perform A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” — an epistolary play about a couple reading their notes, postcards and correspondence from their decades-long relationship — in the theatre’s temporary outdoor pe…

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Some information from the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife that was shared in a Friday Outdoors page brief is no longer valid and would send some readers to an drawing/meeting on Monday that now won't take place. It has to do with allocation by drawing of waterfowl hunting blind si…

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Dr. Austin Ward, a McCracken County native, returned home to his roots recently to practice medicine, as he will perform heart and lung surgeries for the same hospital he was born in.

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MONDAYGraves County Public Library, Night Book Club, 6 p.m., call 270-247-2911 for more information.

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• Clark Elementary SBDM — meeting, 3:30 p.m., Monday, 3:30 p.m., guidance office.