Shand Stamper

  West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art & Design is hosting a memorial exhibition for a founding member of the Paducah Arts Alliance who died this past summer.


  Baptist Health Paducah is warning against false solicitation calls.

Barbecue on the River via Facebook

Paducah’s 23rd annual Barbecue on the River Festival is expected to bring up to 50,000 attendees, according to director David Boggs.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Paducah is the 'poster child' micropolitan city poised for an urban-rural future. That's according to Rural Policy Research Institute President and CEO Chuck Fluharty. RPRI is a nonprofit group that assesses rural wealth, sustainable economic development and rural equity. Fluharty addressed international delegates from UNESCO Creative Cities of Crafts and Folk Art meeting in Paducah.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Using arts and culture to drive economic development and urban revitalization was the focus of Tuesday's UNESCO Creative Cities meeting in Paducah. Delegates from eight international cities of Crafts and Folk Art heard local examples of how such investments have paid off.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Panelists at a UNESCO Creative Cities meeting in Paducah on Monday discussed new technologies and ‘authentic experiences’ in developing a city’s tourism identity. Delegates from eight Cities of Craft and Folk Art are in west Kentucky to share ideas.

Barkley Regional Airport

Funding that subsidizes domestic flight services at Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah will return in the 2018 federal budget and be fully restored in 2019. Transportation secretary Elaine Chao made the announcement in a meeting with Paducah business leaders in Washington D.C. last week.

JRA Architects

A $16.3 million dollar ‘innovation hub’ in Paducah in a design stage will replace the Area Technology Center and offer educational opportunities to all ages.


  The City of Paducah may soon become a designated “Blue Zone” placing greater emphasis on healthy eating and exercise.


The American Quilter’s Society is anticipating between 15,000 to 20,000 visitors in downtown Paducah for the inaugural Fall QuiltWeek.