Paducah Mayor

WKMS and Paducah Sun will host a moderated forum featuring candidates for Paducah Mayor and City Commission. Our focus will center on guiding a changing community. We invite and encourage the public to attend this free, community event.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Issues surrounding the Paducah Riverfront Project, community outreach and economic development took center stage of the Market House Theatre Monday night in a forum of the 2016 Paducah Mayoral Candidates.

City of Paducah, via Facebook

With Tuesday's 4 p.m. filing deadline passed, five candidates have emerged in this year’s race for Paducah Mayor.

Incumbent Gayle Kaler is seeking a second term, and will be joined on May’s primary ballot by Arthur Baskin, Brandi Harless, Elliot Polach and Buzz VonTesmar.

Paducah’s Henry Clay Park is getting a new name.  City commissioners voted last night to rename the park in honor of former Mayor Albert Jones who served from 1996 until 2000.  

Paducah Mayoral Race Down to Two

May 23, 2012

Small Business owner and Paducah City Commissioner Gayle Kaler will be running against former City Commissioner and retiree Robert Coleman for Mayor of that city. 

Election Returns

May 22, 2012

All Kentucky counties reporting. Listen to Morning Edition with Todd Hatton to hear a full digest of tonight's returns.