julian carroll convention center http://wkms.org en 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 Hilton Enters Franchise Agreement for Paducah Hotel http://wkms.org/post/hilton-enters-franchise-agreement-paducah-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority signed a Franchise Agreement with Hilton Worldwide to build a 121 room, seven story Hilton Garden Inn.&nbsp;The announcement comes <a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">months after </a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">PRDA Executive Director Steve </a><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">Doolittle</a>'<a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">s</a><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week"> initial estimate. </a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The long planned hotel will connect to the Julian Carroll Convention Center by a bridge over the </span>floodwall<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:06:25 +0000 Allison Crawford 40656 at http://wkms.org Hilton Enters Franchise Agreement for Paducah Hotel Paducah City Commission Reviews Loan Offer for New Hotel http://wkms.org/post/paducah-city-commission-reviews-loan-offer-new-hotel <p></p><p>A new Paducah hotel that would connect to the Julian Carroll Convention Center downtown is one small step closer to coming to fruition.</p><p>The City Commission met with City Attorney David Denton in closed session this morning to review a loan offer for the project. A local bank gave the developer that offer this week. City spokesperson Pam Spencer says the plans are not final yet. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:25:13 +0000 Whitney Jones 34071 at http://wkms.org Paducah City Commission Reviews Loan Offer for New Hotel Paducah Hotel Development Proposal Announced Today http://wkms.org/post/paducah-hotel-development-proposal-announced-today <p></p><p>Paducah city officials join a property developer this afternoon to announce a proposal to construct a downtown hotel adjacent to the Julian Carroll Convention Center. Paducah public information officer Pam Spencer says convention center and city officials are still negotiating many of the details of the project. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:00:01 +0000 Angela Hatton 25881 at http://wkms.org Paducah Hotel Development Proposal Announced Today the morning cram [Isaac comes to the Big Easy edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-isaac-comes-big-easy-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong>&nbsp; Hurricane Isaac makes <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/08/29/160231015/hurricane-isaac-pummels-louisiana-new-orleans-yet-to-feel-brunt">landfall</a> on the Louisiana Gulf Coast.</p><p><strong>From Kentucky</strong>: Paducah Mayor Bill Paxton <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/paducahs-city-commission-hears-usec-workers-comp-claims">tangles</a> with a USEC workers' comp advocate.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:29:02 +0000 Todd Hatton 21440 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [Isaac comes to the Big Easy edition] Paducah's Convention Center finances stabilizing http://wkms.org/post/paducahs-convention-center-finances-stabilizing <p>Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation Chairman Phil McIntosh says operations at the Julian Carroll Convention Center are stabilizing after former executive director J. Patrick Kerr embezzled more than $230,000 in center funds. McIntosh says he thinks the center will continue to need financial assistance from the city and county until a new hotel built adjacent to the center can replace those funds. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:14:53 +0000 Casey Northcutt 21439 at http://wkms.org Paducah's Convention Center finances stabilizing