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 2021-10-07 05:00 

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'Owl' puts students back in classroom...

Graves County Middle School is making use of a relatively new gadget to help quarantined students stay connected and engaged with the classroom....

 2021-10-07 05:00 

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Report: Worker shortage 20 years in making...

"Help Wanted" signs are everywhere these days....

 2021-10-07 05:00 

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60-megawatt solar farm planned in county...

Developers of a planned 60-megawatt solar energy farm in McCracken County await decisions from state and local officials on the project which could come by the end of the month....

 2021-10-07 05:00 

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 2021-10-06 05:15 

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City reports interest in remote workers incentives...

The city of Paducah dedicated $100,000 for its new remote workers incentive program that launched in August, and it's already received applications from out-of-state residents looking for a change of scenery....

 2021-10-06 05:15 

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WKCTC hosts first minority business rountable...

West Kentucky Community and Technical College recently launched an effort to help ensure the success of minority-owned small businesses in Paducah, McCracken County and the region....

 2021-10-06 05:15 

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Students should start making college plans now...

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the standard routine that high school students take in gathering information about attending college. Now that students are back in school five days a week, those thinking about attending college should start talking with ...

 2021-10-06 05:15 

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Ballard to receive $4,520 for culvert repair...

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded $4,520 in County Road Aid Emergency Funds to Ballard County....

 2021-10-06 05:15 

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Boaters dock in Paducah on 'Great Loop' journey...

While traveling and visiting family in Ohio, Ann Brandenburg, of Longmont, Colorado, asked her husband, Steve, if there was a way to get from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico....

 2021-10-06 05:00 

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School officials question state testing...

BENTON — Marshall County School officials plan to rely on their own internal data instead of the Kentucky Department of Education's annual School Report Card, officials said....

 2021-10-06 05:00 

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Kentucky part of Operation Crash Reduction this weekend...

Kentucky is promoting Operation Crash Reduction to promote seatbelt usage for drivers and passengers, as well as other safe driving practices....

 2021-10-06 05:00 

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 2021-10-06 05:00 

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WKCTC spring registration, financial aid applications open...

Registration for spring classes at West Kentucky Community & Technical College is now open. In addition, applications for financial aid and scholarships for the 2022-23 school year are now open....

 2021-10-05 05:15 

The Paducah Sun

Airport fundraising could help expand air service...

With the approximately $42 million needed for the new passenger terminal at Barkley Regional Airport secured, fundraising efforts going forward could focus on developing additional air service, officials said....

 2021-10-05 05:15 

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PTHS senior Kight finds passion in biology...

Paducah Tilghman High School senior Paige Lauren Kight's passion for marine biology is obvious when you talk to her, whether it's about the ocean sunfish, doing research or another issue....

 2021-10-05 05:15 

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WKAA to begin 40th year of academic competition...

The West Kentucky Academic Association — an academic competition organization featuring schools in and around the Jackson Purchase region — begins its 40th season of head-to-head question-and-answer competition and preparation for Governor'...

 2021-10-05 05:15 

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September COVID numbers are high in McCracken...

McCracken County has had the highest monthly tally of cases since last December, although the numbers at the end of the month are encouraging....

 2021-10-05 05:15 

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More candidates for McCracken County 2022 elections announced...

More candidates have announced their intent to run for election in 2022. While candidates cannot file with the McCracken County Clerk until November, some have filed letters of intent with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to report any campaign.....

 2021-10-05 05:00 

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 2021-10-05 05:00 

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Graves jury recommends 30-year sentence for man convicted of 2019 hammer assault...

MAYFIELD — A jury has found a Graves County man guilty of the 2019 beating of his then-girlfriend, during which he repeatedly struck the woman in the head with a hammer....

 2021-10-05 05:00 

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AGENDA...

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today....

 2021-10-04 12:53 

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States and cities slow to spend federal pandemic money...

As Congress considered a massive COVID-19 relief package earlier this year, hundreds of mayors from across the U.S. pleaded for "immediate action" on billions of dollars targeted to shore up their finances and revive their communities....

 2021-10-04 12:49 

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Ex-Facebook manager alleges social network fed Capitol riot...

A data scientist who was revealed Sunday as the Facebook whistleblower says that whenever there was a conflict between the public good and what benefited the company, the social media giant would choose its own interests....

 2021-10-04 12:47 

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What's old is new again: Justices back at court for new term...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is beginning a momentous new term with a return to familiar surroundings, the mahogany and marble courtroom that the justices abandoned more than 18 months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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McCracken County COVID numbers in decline...

While the numbers of new COVID-19 cases in McCracken County are generally on the decline, that number has been wavering this week. However, new cases among student age children remains low....

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Real Men Wear Pink: Raising money to fight cancer...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it often provides many opportunities for people to make donations in support of cancer research and treatment....

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Pet of the Week...

Jughead is a 1-year-old terrier mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road. He is neutered, current on shots and microchipped. He tested negative for heartworm. Jughead would make a great addition to a home, and he's super......

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Library to host free flu shot, COVID vaccine event...

The McCracken County Public Library is hosting a free flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru event on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mercy Health and Purchase District Health Department worked together to be able to provide these vaccines......

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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PEOPLE AND BUSINESS...

Jason Casper has been appointed deputy programs manager and chief operating officer for Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership. FRNP is the deactivation and remediation contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy's Paducah Site. Casper will support FRNP Pro...

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Riverport well suited for Smithland bridge build...

Construction of portions of what will become the new $63.6 million Smithland bridge is underway at the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport....

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Rotarian service project focuses on environment...

Members of western Kentucky Rotary Clubs docked in Paducah on Friday morning aboard the American Duchess to help the Rotary Club of Paducah with Rotary's Service on the River Project....

 2021-10-02 05:15 

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Relay-related event to be held Friday at Heartland Church...

The American Cancer Society has a number of local events planned this month to help people do what they can to fight cancer, beginning with a traditional event that will be a little different this year....

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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 2021-10-02 05:00 

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Woodlands Nature Station hosting a hootin' & howlin' fall break...

CADIZ — The Friends of Land Between the Lakes has nine days of activities planned at its Woodlands Nature Station just in time for fall break....

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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Selz advertisement returns to its former glory...

METROPOLIS, Ill. — When Bobby Ball had the former Trading Post II building at 317 Ferry St. demolished in March, he was already making plans to use the old bricks to repair his building at 319 Ferry St. and refurbish......

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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Graves County Jail acquires new K-9, six vehicles...

MAYFIELD — The Graves County Jail acquired a new drug sniffing dog and six replacement cruisers, thanks to the efforts of one of their own, Jailer George Workman said....

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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Rolling in dough: Eddyville residents start pizza food truck business...

EDDYVILLE — GOFOR pizza is an Eddyville-based food truck that serves handcrafted from scratch pizza. Calling themselves "fairweather"; food truckers, Kent and Meg Schoonover do it as a pastime with passion....

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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AGENDA...

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings on Monday....

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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 2021-10-02 05:00 

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Work to repair riverfront park erosion set to start...

A contractor will begin repairing and mitigation procedures on the flood damage caused to downtown Paducah's riverfront park Monday, the city announced in a Friday news release....

 2021-10-01 15:55 

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EPA honors Paducah Water's 'exemplary performance'...

Paducah Water has earned EPA recognition for its commitment to excellence through its area-wide optimization program, one of only seven systems in Kentucky to be so honored....

 2021-10-01 05:15 

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Aero modelers to show off tricks at 3D Bash...

A group of model aircraft pilots are prepping their birds for takeoff this weekend at McCracken County Model Air Park on County Park Road. They're also inviting the public to come out and see some of the model planes that......

 2021-10-01 05:15 

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Suicide prevention walk to take place Saturday at WKCTC...

The Kentucky chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is hosting the Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Saturday at WKCTC. Money raised at the event will benefit AFSP....

 2021-10-01 05:15 

The Paducah Sun

Unsure about career, Curnel has carpentry skills in hand...

Ethan Curnel is a senior at Crittenden County High School who has been in the carpentry program for two years at the Caldwell Area Career Center at Caldwell County High School....

 2021-10-01 05:15 

The Paducah Sun

Orazine, Bartleman announce 2022 county campaigns...

More McCracken County residents have announced their intent to run for office for various county positions up for election in November 2022. The Sun has been informed of two additional candidates....

 2021-10-01 05:15 

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WKCTC grant to bolster workforce programs at the jail...

A grant through West Kentucky Community and Technical College will help the McCracken County Jail continue and improve its vocational training program....

 2021-10-01 05:00 

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 2021-10-01 05:00 

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Lotus receives $1.29 million in Victims of Crime Act funds...

Grant funds continue to play a key role in allowing Paducah's Lotus Children's Advocacy and Sexual Violence Resource Center to expand its services and build a support network across the Purchase counties it serves....

 2021-10-01 05:00 

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COVID-19 deaths adjusted up following IDPH data review...

METROPOLIS, Ill. -- Southern Seven Health Department reports 28 confirmed COVID-19 deaths have been added to the county-by-county totals for its region....

 2021-09-30 15:25 

The Paducah Sun

Remaining suspects plead guilty in Aug. 8 deadly shooting...

Two remaining suspects from a deadly shooting in Paducah on Aug. 8, 2020, both pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter Thursday, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Jaime Mills told The Sun....

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