Paducah

Business
4:18 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Dippin' Dots Plans Expansion for Paducah Plant

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Paducah-based ice cream company Dippin’ Dots plans to upgrade and expand operations at its plant. The announcement comes after bankruptcy proceedings for the company ended yesterday.

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Business
3:56 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

New Hotel Announced for Paducah Convention Center Site

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The riverside lot in Paducah next to the Julian Carroll Convention Center is the site of a proposed $18 million hotel project. Mayor Bill Paxton says Nashville based Senate Hospitality and two Louisville developers plan to break ground on the project next year.

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Society
8:00 am
Fri November 2, 2012

BBQ Fest Fundraising Numbers In

Despite a storm the first night of Barbeque on the River, the Paducah fundraiser raised over $350,000 for local charities this September. Executive Director David Boggs told the Paducah Sun that the three day festival normally raises about $400,000. Boggs says there are still a few donations left to count, so that number could rise. The festival’s largest donation came from the Buzzard Brothers barbeque team, with $16,000 raised. Festival organizer Susan Coiner says they have some changes planned for next year, including more competitions and some extra entertainment.

Society
12:59 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Paducah Wins Tourism Awards

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The Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau won six awards this week from the Kentucky Travel Industry Association for its creative and informative tourism marketing. Paducah won first place for its 2012-2013 visitors guide, its promotional video, and for its newsletter and billboard. And Paducah’s use of social media and quilting brochure placed second. The state travel association judged entries based on their ability to serve tourists and differentiate their location from others in the state.

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