Paducah Renaissance Alliance http://wkms.org en Paducah City Commission Creates Board for New Main Street Organization http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-creates-board-new-main-street-organization <p>The Paducah City Commission plans to eliminate the Main Street Department and the Paducah Renaissance Alliance Advisory Board while establishing a new Main Street Board of Directors.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah Planning Director Steve Ervin says the new board will assist with Main Street accreditation along with promoting Main Street, which will focus on design, organization, promotion and economic restructuring for the area. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:11:56 +0000 Lance Dennee 40087 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Creates Board for New Main Street Organization City Manager Proposes City Absorb Paducah Renaissance Alliance http://wkms.org/post/city-manager-proposes-city-absorb-paducah-renaissance-alliance <p class="p1">Paducah City Manager Jeff Pederson wants to restructure the Paducah Renaissance Alliance<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, by moving it into the Parks and Planning Departments.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:57:35 +0000 John Paul Henry 37242 at http://wkms.org City Manager Proposes City Absorb Paducah Renaissance Alliance Meet Craig Felker, Christian Pop/Rock Singer with Hearts of Saints and Paducah Native http://wkms.org/post/meet-craig-felker-christian-poprock-singer-hearts-saints-and-paducah-native <p><em>Sounds Good </em>welcomes Paducah native Craig Felker. Felker is the front man for the Christian pop/rock group Hearts of Saints performing on the riverfront this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. He speaks with Kate Lochte about growing up in Paducah, how his faith has played a role in his style of music and how music has strengthened his faith. The Christian pop/rock group, also comprised of Jason Killebrew, Jesse Grisham, and Joel Purdy, plays on Wilson Stage. The concert is free to the public. For more information on the summer concert series, visit <a href="http://paducahalliance.org">paducahalliance.org</a>.</p><p><strong>Watch their music video for "Merciful God" below:</strong></p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 23:55:31 +0000 Kate Lochte 32917 at http://wkms.org Meet Craig Felker, Christian Pop/Rock Singer with Hearts of Saints and Paducah Native Paducah Renaissance Director Resigns: 3rd PRA Employee to Leave This Year http://wkms.org/post/paducah-renaissance-director-resigns-3rd-pra-employee-leave-year <p>Paducah Renaissance Alliance Director Lisa Thompson is stepping down from her position&nbsp;after less than two years on the job.</p><p>Thompson informed City Manager Jeff Pederson of her decision&nbsp;Tuesday.</p><p>Thompson’s resignation is effective immediately and follows the office losing its marketing specialist several weeks ago.</p><p>Paducah Public Information Officer Pam Spencer says the executive assistant, and only PRA employee left, will leave in mid-June for another job.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:30:28 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31820 at http://wkms.org Paducah Renaissance Director Resigns: 3rd PRA Employee to Leave This Year Paducah Downtown Farmers’ Market Gets a Bit Smaller http://wkms.org/post/paducah-downtown-farmers-market-gets-bit-smaller <p></p><p>Paducah Downtown Farmers’ Market patrons can expect fewer vendors this summer.</p><p>Paducah Renaissance Alliance Executive Director Lisa Thompson told city commissioners Tuesday only 10 to 15 farmers have registered for booths due to a liability insurance requirement for vendors. The market attracted more than 20 vendors in previous years. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:40:17 +0000 Casey Northcutt 30374 at http://wkms.org Paducah Downtown Farmers’ Market Gets a Bit Smaller Paducah Renaissance Alliance Wants to Expand Board http://wkms.org/post/paducah-renaissance-alliance-wants-expand-board <p></p><p>The Paducah Renaissance Alliance wants to expand its advisory board from nine to 15 members. Executive Director Lisa Thompson and Chairperson Darlene Mazzone lobbied for the increase at the Paducah City Commission meeting Tuesday, saying the move would bring more diversity to the board. Commissioner Sandra Wilson agreed.</p><p><em>“The PRA board would have more people to give them ideas, more people to submit suggestions about what could be done, so I think it’s a great idea to expand it,” Wilson said.</em> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:38:14 +0000 Casey Northcutt 27693 at http://wkms.org Paducah Renaissance Alliance Wants to Expand Board Paducah Renaissance Alliance unveils new nonprofit partner http://wkms.org/post/paducah-renaissance-alliance-unveils-new-nonprofit-partner <p>The Paducah Renaissance Alliance is unveiling the new face of its nonprofit partner at Paducah’s Barbecue on the River next weekend. The Columbia Club will work to preserve and restore historic sites in Paducah. Paducah Renaissance Alliance director Lisa Thompson says the club’s first project will focus on the historic Columbia Theater. Thompson says Information about The Columbia Club will be available at the Quilt Museum booth next weekend.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 17:21:55 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 22233 at http://wkms.org Paducah Renaissance Alliance unveils new nonprofit partner Ethan Allen Carriage House in Paducah to be Demolished http://wkms.org/post/ethan-allen-carriage-house-paducah-be-demolished <p>The Paducah City Commission decided at their meeting last night to allow the owner&rsquo;s of the Ethan Allen Carriage House to demolish the building.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:48:38 +0000 Gary Pitts 19396 at http://wkms.org Ethan Allen Carriage House in Paducah to be Demolished Parties Argue over Ethan Allen Carriage House Fate http://wkms.org/post/parties-argue-over-ethan-allen-carriage-house-fate <p>Two parties argued over the fate of the Ethan Allen Carriage House building during the Paducah City Commissioner&rsquo;s meeting yesterday.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:05:14 +0000 Casey Northcutt 19069 at http://wkms.org Parties Argue over Ethan Allen Carriage House Fate