Paducah http://wkms.org en Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall http://wkms.org/post/craft-brewery-opening-paducah-fall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we meet Todd </span>Blume<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the co-owner and brewer of Paducah Beer </span>Werks<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, set to open this fall in Paducah. Located in the old Greyhound Bus station at 301 N. </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street, </span>Blume<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is converting the space into a fully-functional craft brewery, while keeping some of the station </span>aesthetic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and artwork. He's in the discovery process of determining the palate of Paducah and aims to start with four beers, some </span>seasonals<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and eventually partnering with local restaurants. </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear the conversation:</em></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:12:55 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 41944 at http://wkms.org Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall Missing Calloway Co. Teen Found Safe http://wkms.org/post/missing-calloway-co-teen-found-safe <p><strong>UPDATE: 11:10 a.m. July 7:</strong></p><p>A missing girl from Calloway County has been found.&nbsp;</p><p>"Gabrielle was located in Paducah and is safely back with her family," said Mike Gowen, Gabrielle's father. "We would like to thank the community for all the help locating her, especially the Calloway County Sheriff's Office, the Paducah Police Department and the Paris Police Department."</p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:56:52 +0000 Troy Taylor & Allison Crawford 41867 at http://wkms.org Missing Calloway Co. Teen Found Safe Greenway Trail Underpass Construction Begins/Brookport Bridge Closed 21 Days http://wkms.org/post/greenway-trail-underpass-construction-beginsbrookport-bridge-closed-21-days <p>Crews will begin installing detour signs Monday in Paducah in preparation for the&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;closing of the Brookport Bridge to install an underpass connecting two sections of the Greenway Trail. Contractors will have 21 consecutive days to install the 52-foot long lighted underpass at U-S 45.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:12:32 +0000 Troy Taylor 41870 at http://wkms.org Greenway Trail Underpass Construction Begins/Brookport Bridge Closed 21 Days Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times http://wkms.org/post/paducah-s-mail-processing-facility-set-close-could-lead-longer-delivery-times <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mail delivery times could lengthen in the Purchase area with the oncoming closure of Paducah’s processing plant.</span></p><p>The US Postal Service announced the consolidation of <a href="http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/our-future-network/assets/pdf/ofn-consolidation-list-063014.pdf">more than 80 mail facilities</a> this week.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:42:08 +0000 Whitney Jones 41761 at http://wkms.org Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times Paducah Closer to New Downtown Hotel http://wkms.org/post/paducah-closer-new-downtown-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Paducah is one step closer to a new downtown hotel. The Kentucky Tourism Development Act Authority Board approved $4.5 million in tax credits to build the Hilton Garden Inn at the pavilion site adjacent to the Julian Carroll Convention Center according to Paducah Riverfront Development Authority director Steve Doolittle.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:50:57 +0000 Lance Dennee 41758 at http://wkms.org Paducah Closer to New Downtown Hotel Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July http://wkms.org/post/genova-start-production-paducah-mid-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The McCracken County Fiscal Court approved a lease to </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Products, a Michigan-based vinyl and plumbing products company, for the former Infiniti building for ten years with an option to renew at $298,000 annually during a special meeting last night. Greater Paducah Economic Development Corporation president and CEO Chad Chancellor said </span>Genova<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> can start manufacturing by the middle of the month.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:26:30 +0000 Lance Dennee 41719 at http://wkms.org Genova to Start Production in Paducah Mid-July Paducah Artist Exhibits Mobile Phone Photography at Tribeca Gallery http://wkms.org/post/paducah-artist-exhibits-mobile-phone-photography-tribeca-gallery <p>Paducah photographer C. Todd Birdsong showcases his work at Tribeca Restaurant's gallery through August 3 in downtown Paducah. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, he speaks with Kate Lochte about his work in the medium of mobile phone photography and his take on observing both beautiful moments and the every day through the modern lens.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:59:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 41505 at http://wkms.org Paducah Artist Exhibits Mobile Phone Photography at Tribeca Gallery UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts http://wkms.org/post/uk-study-hazardous-waste-impacts <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The University of Kentucky will use a $12 million federal grant to reduce the negative health and environmental impacts found at hazardous waste sites.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">UK Superfund Research Center According to Director Bernie Hennig, lab studies are indicating healthy individuals stand a better chance of warding off contaminants.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:00:50 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41358 at http://wkms.org UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts Titans' George Wilson Comes Home to Paducah for Sports Fest http://wkms.org/post/titans-george-wilson-comes-home-paducah-sports-fest <p>Young athletes&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">gathered for the annual George Wilson Sports Fest &nbsp;Saturday for a chance to&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">train with Tennessee Titans safety and Paducah native George Wilson.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:17:16 +0000 Lance Dennee 41323 at http://wkms.org Titans' George Wilson Comes Home to Paducah for Sports Fest Tonight: BBC Films Paducah Square Dance For Doc http://wkms.org/post/tonight-bbc-films-paducah-square-dance-doc <p>Tonight, a BBC film crew will be in Paducah to shoot part of a documentary about Southern music. Specifically, they'll be visiting a square dance, and it just so happens that the person who organized the BBC's visit&nbsp;is the one person to talk to if you want to know anything about Southern music or Southern culture: Dirt Daubers and Shack Shakers frontman J.D. Wilkes. Todd Hatton speaks with the musician, author, and filmmaker about how he got the BBC's attention.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:46:50 +0000 Todd Hatton 41282 at http://wkms.org Tonight: BBC Films Paducah Square Dance For Doc