Barbecue on the RIver http://wkms.org en Vendors form Advisory Council for Barbecue on the River http://wkms.org/post/vendors-form-advisory-council-barbecue-river <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nearly 40 people gathered to vote on whether to form </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">an advisory board of</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> vendors</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for Barbecue on the River to communicate with Barbecue Incorporated on successes, failures, and ways to improve the annual Paducah event. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Monday meeting was comprised of mostly barbecuers, but the council will include </span>barbecuers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, other food vendors, and non-food vendors.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:40:19 +0000 Troy Taylor 40054 at http://wkms.org Vendors form Advisory Council for Barbecue on the River Paducah Officials Waiting to Receive BBQ on the River Contractual Audit http://wkms.org/post/paducah-officials-waiting-receive-bbq-river-contractual-audit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Paducah city officials are still waiting to receive a financial report from Barbecue on the River that they hope will provide more insight into the organization's financial practices.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:47:47 +0000 Rob Canning 40040 at http://wkms.org Paducah Officials Waiting to Receive BBQ on the River Contractual Audit Symphony Declines Barbecue on the River Contract http://wkms.org/post/symphony-declines-barbecue-river-contract <p>The Paducah Symphony declined the contract to operate the Paducah Barbecue on the River Beer Garden this fall after managing it for 19 years.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Roger Truitt, </span>PSO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> president, felt the Symphony did not have enough options.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“We were told absolutely it’s not negotiable,” he said. “We were offered take it or leave it. And so, we’re not going to take it.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>PSO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the nonnegotiable contract made it too difficult to deal with increasing costs, weather related issues, and the 500 plus volunteer hours required for the event.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00:14 +0000 Lance Dennee 39831 at http://wkms.org Symphony Declines Barbecue on the River Contract 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