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The next Neighborhood Walk with Mayor Brandi Harless is Monday at 6 p.m. for the Lower Town neighborhood.

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Jana G. Baldwin, Mayfield, a Modern Woodmen of America financial representative, recently attended the Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute, held at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Illinois. Modern Woodmen's top representatives and managers are invited to attend the event …

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METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Nancy Bryan of Metropolis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17, 2019 with a celebration at the First Baptist Church of Metropolis.

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BENTON -- Mr. and Mrs. William and Rebecca Borton of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17, 2019 with a celebration hosted by their nieces Ronnica Smith and Debby Byers at the Marshall County Elks Lodge 2707.

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Brimmer -- Bryson James Brimmer, son of Nathan and Rachel Brimmer of Fredonia, June 30, 2019, at Baptist Health Paducah. Grandparents are Robert and Kimberly Lamb of Keaau, Hawaii, and Bryce and Deborah Brimmer of Taylorsville. Great-grandparents are Bobby and Georgie Lamb of Keaau.

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From July 31 to Wednesday, Aug. 7, 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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Paducah resident Chris Dye (right) takes a picture of his daughter, Daisy, 3, dressed up as a princess on Saturday during the Kids Creative Arts Street Fair on the Square in downtown Paducah. The event, hosted by Market House Theatre, included free performances of "The Three Little Pigs," ki…

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Ingevity process engineers Kaylee York and Travis Miller had a learning experience this week as they toured United Way of Paducah-McCracken County partner agencies for a closer look at nonprofits benefited by the organization.

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It is a badge of honor among high school students to be selected to take part in Kentucky's Governor's Scholars Program, Governor's School for the Arts or Governor's School for Entrepreneurs. Last month, 38 students from three area high schools took part in these selective programs.

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Nobody expected Woodstock to be a national phenomenon, but even now -- on the 50th anniversary of the climactic three-day live music event in rural New York -- T-shirts, CDs, movies, newspapers and magazines pay tribute to what has become one of the defining moments of the 1960s and a happen…

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The people behind Partake in Paducah, a grassroots social media brand created to promote the area, requested financial support from the McCracken County Fiscal Court and the Paducah City Commission earlier this week.

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Visitor spending and visitation growth in Kentucky both increased in 2018 according to a study from Tourism Economics, the Kentucky Department of Tourism's new research partner. Spending in McCracken County totaled $262.89 million which supports 2,420 jobs and generated $20.43 million in sta…

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Fall classes at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will begin Monday, and thus far, the college reports 4,183 students enrolled.

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The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the individual in the photographs above. This suspect is wanted for questioning related to thefts from vehicles late Thursday night until the early morning hours of Friday.

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Giving to Groceries for Good all year long at Banks Market, cashier Andrea Elmore (left) presents a gift card for $1,196 to Capt. Johnny Horton of The Salvation Army for July.

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The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes recently donated 10 AEDs (automated external defibrillators) to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. An AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses potentially life-threatening heart rhythms and uses electrical pulses to the hear…

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GRAND RIVERS -- In preparation of its reopening, Patti's Settlement will be taking applications and conducting interviews 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Senior Center, 155 W. Cumberland Ave., Grand Rivers.

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HARLAN -- Following the high-profile bankruptcy of a coal company that left hundreds of Kentucky miners with bad checks last month, Sen. Johnny Ray Turner (D-Prestonsburg) said Thursday he will pre-file a bill aimed at closing a loophole that allowed the company to operate in violation of st…

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The Paducah Police Department announced Friday that it's aware of information circulating through social media about a possible "attack" at a Walmart store this weekend.

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Gibbs is a 3-year-old yellow Labrador mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. He weighs 58 pounds. Gibbs loves playing with other dogs and would be great for a family who needs a guard dog or to let them know someone is at the door. He loves his big bed to sle…

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Mums, ornamental kale and asters are standard additions to the fall garden. They are long lasting, available in many colors and sizes, require watering occasionally and are relatively inexpensive. No wonder they are so popular, but they are boring. It takes just a few fall plants and varieti…

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Livingston County Sheriff's deputies arrested Robert Mallory of Heater Store Road Thursday night on charges of operating an ATV on a roadway, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license.

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A Kentucky State Police investigation is underway in the death of a 78-year-old inmate who died Thursday night in the Calloway County Jail.

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Hickman City Commissioner Phillip Williams died Thursday morning in a single-car accident at the intersection of Ky. 125 and Ky. 166. The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.

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Construction on the Irvin S. Cobb Bridge -- commonly known as the Brookport bridge -- has reached its halfway point, and the bridge is still on track to reopen in November, transportation officials announced Thursday.

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Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club youth recently visited the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, where they learned about the DOE site's history.

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The federal government has designated parts of far western Kentucky and all of Illinois as natural disaster areas due to damage and losses caused by extreme weather, including excessive moisture, flooding and flash flooding that occurred starting Sept. 1, 2018, into this summer.

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McCracken County authorities arrested a Paducah man — who is not legally allowed to buy a firearm — after he allegedly tried to purchase a firearm from a Paducah business.

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Representatives with the Tennessee Riverline project and community representatives, including McCracken County Judge-Executive Craig Clymer and Paducah Mayor Brandi Harless, took a short kayak trip Thursday morning from the riverfront near the Kentucky Avenue opening in the floodwall to the …

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The splash pad and restrooms are open and running at the Pat & Jim Brockenborough Rotary Health Park at 421 N. 13th St. The splash pad has fencing, picnic benches and a water fountain. There are also sensors in the concrete that activate the water plumes when they are touched or stepped …

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HARRISBURG, Ill. -- Managers at the Shawnee National Forest are proposing a change to the recreation fees, including an increase in camping fees at Pine Ridge Campground, new fees at certain day-use areas, and a Forest Annual Pass.

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The Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement agencies are participating in the national campaign, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," which runs through Labor Day weekend with the goal of reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving impaired, either by alcohol or drugs.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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Three Paducah residents face shoplifting and other charges following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon conducted by detectives of the McCracken County Sheriff's Department Storm Team, according to sheriff's reports.