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LEDBETTER — Tuesday, Jan. 19. Markets totaled 650 head. Compared to last week: slaughter cows, mostly steady; slaughter bulls, mostly steady; feeder steers, unevenly steady; feeder heifers, $4 to $8 higher.

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Morgan Mayo wasn’t necessarily thinking about a career when he began taking welding classes three years ago through the Paducah Area Technical Center, now known as the Paducah Innovation Hub.

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One of the most recognized flowers in the world is Helianthus annuus or more commonly known as sunflower. This year the National Garden Bureau and 1-800-Flowers have selected the sunflower as Plant of the Year for its universal recognition, symbol of happiness, optimism, hope and health. In …

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The Rotary Club of Paducah got a look Wednesday at Paducah Police Department’s new training simulator, which depicts realistic scenarios for its officers to navigate, train with and do de-escalation techniques.

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Local Republican legislators say Gov. Andy Beshear’s vetoing of several House and Senate priority bills, including ones to limit his use of executive powers, was anticipated, as will be the move to override them.

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The inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was watched virtually by millions of Americans on Wednesday. Two Kentucky Democratic National Committee delegates from west Kentucky watched the inauguration from their office and home.

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The academic honors’ President’s List at Campbellsville University for the fall 2020 semester has been announced by Dr. Donna Hedgepath, Campbellsville University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. Area students on the list are:

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The Paducah Civic Beautification Board named the home of Blane Grow, 1108 Jefferson St., as its January House of the Month.

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WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation's historic confluence of crises.

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Community Action Agencies across Kentucky are accepting applications for the Crisis Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Open enrollment will run through March 31, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Qualified residents s…

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WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed" as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

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WASHINGTON — His term at an end, President Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted about a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter divisions in the country he led for four years.

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DCC, an international sales, marketing and support services group based in Dublin, Ireland, is calling its recent acquisition of Paducah-based United Propane Gas an opportunity to materially expand its presence in the U.S. market.

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If you see women wearing a string of pearls today, along with pink and green colors, they may be members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority — celebrating the historic inauguration of one of their own, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.

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Fire crews survey the damage from a field fire at Silos Golf Club on Tuesday in Kevil. Tim Jones, co-owner of the club, said the blaze caught part of the driving range grass on fire and he estimates 4-5 acres were burned. He said he and some workers tried to put out the fire, but the wind pi…

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MAYFIELD — Kentucky preschool and day care centers are still operating under strict COVID-19 restrictions. KY Kids Preschool in Mayfield is still not allowing parents to come inside the facility in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

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A Dexter man died and two others were injured after a collision Monday morning in Calloway County.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered rare, kind words to his successor in a farewell video, while failing to address him by name, as he spent his final full day in office preparing to issue a flurry of pardons in a near-deserted White House, surrounded by an extraordinary securit…

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Monday’s featured speaker at the Paducah-McCracken County NAACP’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance didn’t let the fact she was appearing remotely hinder her message.

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several organizations — including Project Pomona, Family Service Society, HEART USA, Maiden Alley Cinema, Dippin' Dots and the Paducah-McCracken County Democrats — teamed up to feed and care for Paducah families by giving out groceries, self care suppl…

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MARSHALL COUNTY — Future planning for the Southwest One Industrial Park on U.S. 641 South is underway after a Jan. 11 workshop with city and county officials and members of the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, several organizations — including Project Pomona, Family Service Society, HEART USA, Maiden Alley Cinema, Dippin’ Dots and the Paducah-McCracken County Democrats — teamed up to feed and care for Paducah families by giving out groceries, self care suppl…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the FBI to vet all of the 25,000 National Guard troops coming into Washington for the event.

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Claire Whitaker enjoys working with people, as well as math and science, so a future career in the medical field, perhaps as a radiologist or anesthesiologist, has caught her attention.

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GRAVES COUNTY — Last year was difficult. The pandemic affected everything in its wake, and made life stressful for everyone, especially first responders. However, for the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, a downward trend starting prior to 2020 remained unfettered and continued to improve

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Anyone with aichmophobia — the fear of sharp objects — might want to steer clear of Lower Town Paducah, where a 22-foot stainless steel sewing needle, along with red steel thread, will be installed this summer.

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Bridgette Grogan has joined FNB Bank as Calloway County market team leader. She has over 13 years of banking experience having served in various roles including customer service representative office manager and consumer loan officer. Grogan is a graduate of Murray State University with a ba…

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Faye is a 2-year-old good girl at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road in Paducah. She is spayed, negative for heartworm, up to date on vaccines and microchipped. Faye is a sweet dog with lots of energy. She’s also good with other dogs and children.

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The Paducah Young Professionals organization has selected Rhiannon Jenkins of U.S. Bank and Cullen Pope of Baird Housman Financial Group as the 2021 co-chairs of its steering committee.

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From Jan. 6-30, the Kentucky Career Centers added the below job openings to its database for the regional employers. Some of the added jobs are listed below (Paducah unless noted otherwise noted):

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With its new plant which is adding to the city’s Southside skyline, Federal Materials Company is cementing its position as a leading supplier of concrete in the western Kentucky region.

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Like many daughters, Marion resident Amy Byford talked to her mother almost every day. She drives an hour-long commute to Baptist Health Paducah, where she’s a longtime nurse, and that’s what Byford would do on the way home.

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• Lyon County Elementary SBDM — meeting, 3:15 p.m. Monday, LCMS office.

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Paducah’s Planning Department is kicking off a new project to study the Northside neighborhood’s history and architecture as part of an effort to nominate it for the National Register of Historic Places.