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Before temperatures plummeted and rain dampened the annual Veterans Day parade, a crowd packed out the Schroeder Expo Center as Paducah's first "American Hero" celebration kicked off.
Petty officer Joseph Stranc hoists the American flag in ceremony as the sun dawns over the riverfront Monday morning in downtown Paducah to initiate Veterans Day celebrations. Following the sunrise service, veterans and celebration participants were directed to the Paducah-McCracken County C…
Paducah Power System plans to begin switching the majority of the city's streetlights to LED lighting around the first of the year after approving a $536,870 bid for materials Monday.
The Paducah Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of passing counterfeit currency at a local business earlier this week.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host Registration Celebration Week starting today through Friday, a time for current and prospective students to register for spring classes in a one-stop advising location in the Nemer Building.
Rich Allhouse (left) and Bernie Bass (right) present Paducah Community Kitchen Director Sally Michelson (center) with a donation of $23,333.33. The Buzzard Brothers donated 100 percent of their proceeds from the 2019 Barbecue on the River to the Community Kitchen.
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After a grueling weekend of competition in late October, a west Kentucky native was named one of the three winners of the Kentucky National Guard's Best Warrior Competition.
McCracken County resident Lela Blalock enjoys the thrill of taking material and seeing what can be made with it. You can create a wedding dress, pinwheels, clothing, flowers or a nice, warm quilt.
Paducah Fire Station No. 1 is holding a Firehouse Chili fundraising event Friday to benefit the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County. People can come to the station at 301 Washington St. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to purchase chili, chili pie, chili dogs or hot dogs cooked by firefighters.
The 2019 American Hero Veterans Day Celebration kicks off bright and early Monday morning in downtown Paducah and concludes with indoor concert performances for everyone to enjoy.
Veterans Day in western Kentucky will be cold and rainy, with temperatures falling throughout the day bringing a chance for snow Monday afternoon or evening.
Josie Bailey (left), 12, and Aiden Langston, 13, both of Paducah, work together as volunteers Saturday morning garnishing light poles and benches with holiday decorations in downtown Paducah. This yearly holiday tradition, hosted by Turning Point Community Recovery Center and Paducah Main St…
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is accepting nominations to recognize pre-kindergarten through high school educators, administrators and staff members in the third annual Regional Educators Awards and Scholarship Program. Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, students, sup…
When Charles Turok and Harley Dixon receive their Distinguished Veteran awards at Monday's American Hero celebration, it will mark the second time, and the second year in a row, the city has so honored two veterans in the same year.
Kane is a 1-year-old Alaskan Malamute at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road. He weighs 70 pounds. Kane is a very loving dog who is full of energy. He is still young and needs lots of training. He would be OK with older children because of his energy level.
Chloe Dunn, 10, of Gilbertsville, studies the large selection of books at the Friends of the McCracken County Public Library fall/winter book sale Friday. The book sale will continue with "Bag Day" today from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. in the St. Paul Lutheran Church gymnasium, 211 S. 21st St., Paducah…
The city of Paducah is supporting the Greater Paducah Economic Development (GPED) this fiscal year in the amount of $250,000. GPED focuses on business expansion and growth, relocating businesses to the Paducah area and promoting quality of life. Shown at the check presentation are (from left…
At the midway point of the West Kentucky Academic Association quick recall competition season, McCracken County High School leads all unbeaten teams with six wins at 6-0-1. Fulton City and Crittenden County high schools are both 4-0-0.
More than 7,300 people in McCracken County participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program that serves as an "important health intervention" across Kentucky, states a recent report.
GRAND RIVERS -- With the push of button, a local, state and federal multi-agency effort to keep Asian carp from moving farther up the Cumberland River was initiated Friday at Lake Barkley.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host its annual IT Connect, an information technology (IT) conference to bring together avid IT professionals to showcase the region's best companies and to share about IT careers within the region.
Mercy Health and Primary Care Medical Center of Murray have announced the opening of Mercy Health-Murray Cardiology within the medical center at 1000 S. 12th St.
A loss of power apparently caused the plane piloted by Paducah orthopedic surgeon Clint Hill to crash near Barkley Regional Airport, resulting in his death Oct. 31, according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report, WPSD Local 6 reported Friday.
Cities and counties in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 1 received $7.75 million in discretionary funds from the cabinet's Department of Rural and Municipal Aid.
Blake Smith is in his third year in the electricity program at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, working toward gaining certification and experience toward becoming an electrician.
Leah Wentworth, youth services librarian for McCracken County Public Library, presents Carter Hall, 4, of Paducah, with a handcrafted sorting hat from the popular Harry Potter books Thursday evening during the library's Hogwarts Homecoming, an event celebrating J.K. Rowling's books and her c…
The sky is the limit for young girls interested in STEM career fields -- science, technology, engineering and math. Or outer space, to be exact.
Two McCracken residents accused of abusing dozens of Chihuahuas appeared in court Thursday and rejected a plea deal that would have required them to serve 45 days in jail each.
VERSAILLES -- West Kentucky Community and Technical College is again ranked among the top 150 in the country by the Aspen Institute, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) announced.
The passing of her father in 2018 prompted Gwendolyn Addison-Duncan, assistant professor at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, to become a lifetime member of the NAACP's Paducah chapter.
MURRAY -- The accessibility of state sex offender programs has proven a sticking point in plea negotiations for the former Murray High School teacher accused of videotaping students, attorneys said Thursday.
LEDBETTER -- Tuesday, November 5. Markets totaled 764 head. Compared to last week: slaughter cows, steady; slaughter bulls, steady; feeder steers, mostly steady to $2 higher; feeder heifers, mostly steady to $2 higher.
The Mercy Health Foundation Lourdes has received a grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $3,500 to purchase a mobile gaming cart for the Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital pediatric unit.
A Fancy Farm man received minor injuries when the semitractor-trailer he was driving left the roadway and subsequently turned over on State Road 307 Wednesday night.
A press conference at Paducah City Hall on Wednesday afternoon celebrated the announcement that the U.S. Department of Transportation would be awarding $10.4 million toward the Paducah Riverfront Infrastructure Improvement Project.