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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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Ines Hutchins, president of INTEC Group, LLC, has been elected vice president of WCOE (Women Construction Owners & Executives), an organization that promotes the role of women-owned businesses in the construction industry. She previously served as secretary of the organization.

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Plans to build the first solar farm in McCracken County hit a snag this week after the county board of adjustments voted not to approve a conditional use application to move the project forward.

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The number of new cases of COVID-19 in McCracken County in October is less than one-third the number in the county in September, showing a continued decrease through the month.

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A flag display representing McCracken County residents who have died from COVID-19 has grown to include more than 160 flags since the art project started last week. Still, the display has faced some challenges, as some of the flags went missing and had to be replaced.

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The Lyon County Board of Education met this week to vote on the voluntary Test to Stay program and conduct other business.

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With the surge created by the delta variant of COVID-19 sickening thousands and filling Kentucky hospitals to capacity, the Kentucky Medical Association, Kentucky Foundation for Medical Care, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, Kentucky Hospital Association, and the Kentucky Primary Care Asso…

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The 5-year-old daughter of a Paducah woman and a passenger in her car died in an crash Thursday evening on Interstate 69 in Hopkins County.

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Isaac Shelton is in his third year in the carpentry program at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, and while that’s not in his career plan, it is related to his chosen field.

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It’s been nearly 80 years since the surprise December attack on Pearl Harbor that killed more than 2,000 service members in Hawaii, and pushed the United States into World War II — a day President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously memorialized as one that would “live in infamy.”

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The Carson Center has welcomed two Broadway productions this season to use its facilities for technical rehearsals before kicking off their nationwide tours, and will soon welcome a third production. One show, “The Prom,” which started setting up at the Carson Center on Oct. 17, is estimated…

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LEDBETTER — Tuesday, Oct. 19. Markets totaled 688 head. Compared to last week: slaughter cows, steady; slaughter bulls, steady; feeder steers, steady to $4 lower; feeder heifers, steady to $4 lower.

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Travis Bennett, a freshman at Calloway County High School, works an excavator simulator provided through Cleary Construction. The simulator was bought by several construction companies to help give students experience with an excavator.

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Charles Hamilton (far left), the president of the board of McCracken County Community Career Endowment Inc., presented $1,000 recruitment bonus checks to four Paducah school district employees at the Paducah school board meeting on Monday. Presented with the incentive checks were (from left)…

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College announced a $3 million endowment campaign at an event Tuesday with about 50 college supporters, faculty and staff to help the college’s health care education programs. While the college has raised about 60% of this goal, WKCTC will be continuing …

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A group of people from Four Rivers Behavioral Health’s recovery community center, Turning Point, gathered Wednesday at the McCracken County Courthouse to witness the installation of a small box with huge importance.

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Local educational and employment opportunities for students interested in marine industry careers were featured in an online event Wednesday, part of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Bus to Business program.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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Officials with organizations that represent city and county governments testified before a legislative committee this week — they are seeking a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would allow state lawmakers to give more flexibility in local taxing methods.

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Kentucky ranks 48th in the nation in workforce participation rate, according to a new report — “20 Years in the Making: Kentucky’s Workforce Crisis” — recently released by the Kentucky Chamber Foundation. This report also makes an effort to identify and introduce possible remedies for the ec…

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When one little girl could not make the trip to Disney World with her family due to chronic health conditions, a group of McCracken County High School students decided to bring a little bit of Disney World to her and her classmates.

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Blockware Mining, a Chicago-based bitcoin mining company building a facility in Paducah’s Industrial Park West, has named Jeremy Witten as executive vice president of engineering.

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The impact of the Messenger Diversity Training program that Paducah Superintendent Donald Shively is taking part in was brought to question at the Paducah Independent School District Board meeting on Monday.

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The Carson Center will be hosting its fourth annual Monster Mash 5k Bash and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk this Sunday afternoon.

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For those looking to start the season of giving early, Child Watch Counseling and Advocacy Center is beginning to collect gifts for children who may need extra support during the holidays.

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Many McCracken County families make it a tradition to stop by Paducah’s Jefferson Street neighborhood to enjoy Halloween festivities. The neighborhood residents are “excited” to have everyone back this year, according to the “Celebrate Halloween — Jefferson Street” Facebook page.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has begun a visitor use survey for guests enjoying recreational opportunities in the area.

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The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

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St. Mary High School ranked second in the state in terms of the completion rate of Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, for the 2021-22 school year, and is one of eight schools statewide to earn a $500 prize for its efforts.

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WICKLIFFE — No fowl play was involved in the Kentucky Veteran and Patriot Museum’s Turkey Shoot on Saturday, although sharpshooters with the best aim could win frozen turkeys and turkey trophies.

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As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the city and county, people will no longer be required to wear a face mask or face shield inside city-owned buildings or inside the McCracken County Courthouse.

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A group of reenactors work on a cannon Saturday, shortly after a mock battle ended during the 47th annual Fort Massac Encampment at Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis, Ill. The popular festival returned this year after it didn’t take place in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Large cr…

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A military re-enactor works to help an “injured soldier” Saturday afternoon, during a mock battle. The demonstration was part of the festivities for the 47th annual Fort Massac Encampment at Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis, Ill. The Encampment returned this year after it didn’t take pla…

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While pulling a fully-loaded UPS truck 12 feet is not an event in Special Olympics — at least, not yet — it is a means to benefit McCracken County Special Olympics in a big way.

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Mayfield High School senior Kate Henderson stays pretty busy throughout the year — whether it’s cheering on classmates with the cheerleading squad, helping organize pep rallies, running for the track and field team, or doing school work.