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Carlisle County High School senior Hannah Draper sees a future career in helping other people through nursing, following in her mother’s footsteps.

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While the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is often marked by big sales and hectic shopping scenes, some nonprofits are encouraging people to remember the holidays are also a time of giving.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to temporarily close the U.S. 45 Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge between Paducah and Brookport, Illinois, on Wednesday.

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Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available through Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online.

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Free cedar Christmas tree permits and information including maps and cutting guidelines will be available through Dec. 24 on the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area website: www.landbetweenthelakes.us/reservations. Permits can only be obtained online.

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Countries around the world slammed their doors shut again to try to keep the new omicron variant at bay Monday, even as more cases of the mutant coronavirus emerged and scientists raced to figure out just how dangerous it might be.

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WASHINGTON -- Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there's no middle ground in Wednesday's showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.

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Kentucky Career Centers added 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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Shirley Logue, third from left, general manager of the Hinkleville Road McDonald’s restaurant in Paducah, has won the Ray Kroc Award, an accolade that recognizes the top performing McDonald’s restaurant managers globally. Logue was one of 390 McDonald’s restaurant managers around the world, …

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Kelly LeNeave was recently promoted to a senior vice president at Paducah Bank. He continues to serve as the director of information and technology. The 20-year Paducah Bank veteran is a 2002 Murray State University graduate, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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Hera is a 9-year-old terrier mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road. She is unaltered, current on shots and microchipped. She tested positive for heartworm, but would go home with full treatment. Hera would be a great addition to a home. She is sweet and loves to cuddl…

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The new Lone Oak Middle School building that opened on Oct. 26 is a sight to behold, but there are several other construction projects on the McCracken County School District’s to-do list this year.

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With Thanksgiving and Black Friday now over, the holiday shopping season moves full steam ahead with Small Business Saturday, where shoppers are encouraged to support local small businesses.

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Our idealized traditional Christmas scenes and traditions come to us courtesy of Currier & Ives. Snow scenes, ice skating and bringing home the freshly cut Christmas tree were popularized by their inexpensive lithographs of America life in the mid-late 1800s.

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One of the many murals on display on Paducah’s floodwall shows a scrapbook page with newspaper clippings and three photos featuring people dressed as Native Americans. This mural, by Herb Roe of Robert Dafford Murals, depicts what was at the time one of the largest events to take place in Pa…

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DRAFFENVILLE — Since taking the reins of the Marshall County Parks department, Director Britney Hargrove’s passion has been to bring facilities to Marshall County and Mike Miller Park that will give those with disabilities a safe place to play and enjoy.

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After receiving several calls and complaints, the city of Metropolis has changed its schedule for yard debris pick-up.

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The Pennyrile Area Development District is seeking participation from the community to provide “input on Kentucky’s Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan 2022-45 draft,” according to a news release.

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There are a number of jobs that may be considered “thankless.” That may be too harsh a word, but they are jobs that often get overlooked or that people know little about what those workers do until they are needed.

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Will Mitchum is in his third year in the carpentry program at the Murray-Calloway County Area Technology Center, but carpentry is only one program he has studied — and he plans on picking up a third.

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As event organizers were preparing to illuminate the night sky and turn on the holiday light display at Bob Noble Park for the first time this season, the sounds of hooves trotting on pavement and sleigh bells filled the air. Families then cleared the pathway for three horse carriages to mak…

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Baptist Health Paducah and West Kentucky Community and Technical College have recently collaborated to develop a “3D lung nodule tool” that will be used by health care professionals for patient education.

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Wild Health team members Shunda Pettigrew and Amy Ashby have been administering rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 since Oct. 18, as part of the Caldwell County School District’s participation in the Kentucky Department of Education Test to Stay program.

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Site is constructing a key facility in the cleanup of the former gaseous diffusion plant.

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Kentucky Oaks Mall is anticipating more shoppers to be participating in Black Friday this year after many Americans stayed out of stores last year to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Sexual Violence Resource Center is launching a mobile initiative an area prosecutor, who handles child abuse cases, describes as “innovation” that can help hold offenders accountable.

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There are a number of jobs that may be considered “thankless.” That may be too harsh a word, but they are jobs that often get overlooked or that people know little about what those workers do until they are needed.

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FNB Bank Inc. recently made a $25,000 investment West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s HealthCare COUNTS Campaign. WKCTC recently announced their $3 million endowment campaign that will help fund and further develop the college’s health care education programs.

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The McCracken County Public Library announced this week that it’s teaming up with Computer Services Inc. for a donation drive that will benefit a newly opened warming center.

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Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family.

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The Kentucky State Police will be having its annual Black Friday sale Thanksgiving Day and Friday to raise funds for the Trooper Teddy Bear program, which is designed to develop trust between law enforcement and children.

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Although McCracken County is not enjoying the low number of new COVID-19 cases that it saw in mid-October, the current daily numbers seem to have leveled off in the 20s.

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Jennifer Ellington, a first-grade teacher at Lone Oak Elementary School, was named as a winner of an Anthem Kentucky Education Excellence Award for teachers, staff and administrators who have taken extraordinary steps to further education in Kentucky.

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Paducah Mayor George Bray voiced his excitement Tuesday that a U.S.-based company has acquired the former AmerisourceBergen building, which will focus on cryptocurrency.