City of Paducah

City of Paducah

Plans for a new pocket park in a vacant space in downtown Paducah are nearly complete. Planner Sheryl Chino told the Paducah Board of Commissioners in a meeting Tuesday night that bidding is expected to start late fall.

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The City of Paducah is launching its first annual Citizens’ Academy. The program, named ‘Your Passport to City Government’ is modeled after Paducah’s Citizens Police Academy, and offers participants an in-depth look at how government works.

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Pieces of the transient dock, which has been a controversial part of the Paducah Riverfront Development Project, were delivered to Paducah Thursday to begin construction.

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  Four days into her new position as Paducah Mayor, Brandi Harless is asking the city’s business leaders to keep her accountable for her campaign promises. Addressing about 350 people at the ‘State of the City-County’ Power and Partnership breakfast Thursday, she then gave out her email address as an act of sincerity. Harless also touched on projects started by the previous administration that she would be completing during her four-year term.

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The Paducah Board of Commissioners has approved an agreement with McCracken County to lease $3 million to repay the city approximately $1.4 million for the costs associated with relocating the Convention Center dome and storage building.

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Update Wednesday: Paducah Rotary Playground will be closed until further notice. City crews are preparing the site for a rubberized safety surface.  

Groundbreaking for the Paducah Health Park in Fountain Avenue begins next week. According to the City of Paducah, the first phase of development will take six months to complete.

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The City of Paducah is holding a ceremony Friday to dedicate a riverfront roadway after a longtime city commissioner.

The city of Paducah is moving forward with two park construction projects.  

At Tuesday's meeting, the Board of Commissioners approved a contract with Wilkins Construction Company to begin grading work on the North 13th Street Health Park.  

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A group of concerned citizens congregated in Paducah’s Noble Park on Sunday to recognize the recent spates of violence and racial tension across the country and try to find common ground.

The Concert Rally for Peace drew a crowd of more than 50 to the park’s amphitheatre for music, poetry and to bridge differences of opinion.

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The employee of the month at a coffee shop in Paducah isn’t your typical bird. He makes his own schedule and is often difficult to locate, but he is willing to work seven days a week. So how did Titan, become king of the coop?