BBQ & More http://wkms.org en Paducah Officials Examining Whether or Not City is Responsible for Barbecue on the River Festival http://wkms.org/post/paducah-officials-examining-whether-or-not-city-responsible-barbecue-river-festival <p>Paducah officials are investigating whether or not the city is required to hold Barbecue on the River Incorporated accountable to requirements listed in municipal orders the city adopted to subsidize its largest downtown event.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:49:43 +0000 Whitney Jones 39495 at http://wkms.org Paducah Officials Examining Whether or Not City is Responsible for Barbecue on the River Festival Barbecue on the River Officials Brief City Commission Amid Financial Scrutiny http://wkms.org/post/barbecue-river-officials-brief-city-commission-amid-financial-scrutiny <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt;">&nbsp;</p><p>Amid public scrutiny regarding financial oversight of Paducah’s Barbecue on the River, the group behind the festival gave an informational presentation to city commissioners Tuesday night ahead of its 20th anniversary event.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:31:19 +0000 Chad Lampe & Lance Dennee 39333 at http://wkms.org Barbecue on the River Officials Brief City Commission Amid Financial Scrutiny City Releases Just How Much Paducah Spent to Hold Barbecue on the River http://wkms.org/post/city-releases-just-how-much-paducah-spent-hold-barbecue-river <p></p><p>The City of Paducah has released a report showing how much it cost the city for 2013’s Barbecue on the River festival.</p><p>This comes shortly after Mayor Gayle Kaler asked for an audit of the BBQ &amp; More retail store at a city council meeting to fulfill a 2011 agreement with Barbecue on the River organizers. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:14:36 +0000 Whitney Jones 39097 at http://wkms.org City Releases Just How Much Paducah Spent to Hold Barbecue on the River BBQ On The River To Send Audit http://wkms.org/post/bbq-river-send-audit <p></p><p>Paducah City Manager Jeff Pederson says BBQ on the River Incorporated will comply with its 2011 contract with the city and supply a limited-scope audit to officials.&nbsp;</p><p>The audit is part of the agreement in which the city provided BBQ on the River 20 thousand dollars to establish a downtown retail store.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:21:27 +0000 Lance Dennee 39060 at http://wkms.org BBQ On The River To Send Audit Paducah Officials Stay Quiet as Alleged BBQ Festival, Store Violations Come to Light http://wkms.org/post/paducah-officials-stay-quiet-alleged-bbq-festival-store-violations-come-light <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah City officials are staying mum on what they will do about BBQ on the River’s violation of a </span><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wkms/files/201402/BBQ_%26_More_Spec_Serv.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">2011 agreement</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the wake of the festival organization ending Paducah Symphony Orchestra’s management of a beer garden.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:00:31 +0000 Whitney Jones 38989 at http://wkms.org Paducah Officials Stay Quiet as Alleged BBQ Festival, Store Violations Come to Light