Paducah

Lance Dennee, WKMS

The owners of Silent Brigade Distillery, Mayor Gayle Kaler, Paducah Ambassadors and members of the community gathered Friday at the new business to begin producing the city's first bourbon since prohibition.

PaBREWcah Logo, via Facebook

Saturday is the inaugural PaBREWcah Beer Fest, featuring 19 craft breweries from across the region and live music in downtown Paducah. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Daniel Sene about the event, which benefits Paducah Symphony Orchestra.

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Paducah artists will soon have the opportunity to color the downtown floodwall using a quilt-like cloth. The city has announced plans for a series of murals to be commissioned on the 19 blank panels of the floodwall near the Convention Center.

TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is proposing to build a facility to remove and recirculate water used in coal ash management at a Paducah area site. TVA is seeking public comment on potential environmental impacts of this facility at the Shawnee Fossil Plant. 

City of Paducah

The City of Paducah is getting a upgrade to its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software after more than 20 years. The Paducah Board of Commissioners approved the upgrade Tuesday for a more than $2,686,000 contract with Tyler Technologies.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Community members in Murray and Paducah held candlelight vigils last night remembering the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando over the weekend, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

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Pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen is closing its distribution center in Paducah, affecting around 90 employees.

One sheets via A24 and Roadside Attractions

Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema has a busy couple of weeks ahead with several special features and Music at MAC bookended by two acclaimed feature films: Punks-vs.-neo-Nazis thriller Green Room and the Tom Hanks-starring comedic drama, A Hologram for the King. John Null caught up with MAC's film programming director John Holt to discuss the coming attractions.

Reclaimed & Re-purposed, via Paducah Life

Recent clean up efforts at the Columbia Theatre in downtown Paducah sparked a creative endeavor with local artists. The Paducah Art House Alliance is hosting an exhibit and sale of artwork Thursday night (June 9) created by found objects in the historic space. On Sounds Good, Austin Carter speaks with Darlene Mazzone about "Reclaimed & Repurposed) at the Paducah School of Art & Design, the origins of the idea and some of the work on display and for sale.

City of Paducah / Paducah

The Paducah Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday establishing the City of Paducah 911 Communications Department effective July 1. 

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