Paducah

Education
4:59 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

McCracken County Consolidated High School Names Principal

Michael Ceglinski has been named principal of McCracken County High School.

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Restoration & Preservation
3:21 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Burlesque Makes Comeback in Paducah

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In western Kentucky, burlesque is one of the last art forms you might expect to take root in local conservative culture. But a Metropolis healthcare worker that doubles as a burlesque performer believes otherwise. On May 11th, she produced a burlesque show at Shandie’s Restaurant in Paducah, reviving a bit of the American history as numerous dancers shimmied in corsets.  As Casey Northcutt reports, the show’s dancers moved with passion and dramatic flare as they performed a genre of dance that was popular in the early 20th century. 

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Society
12:22 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Paducah to Hold City-Wide Survey

The City of Paducah is partnering with the National Research Center to conduct a city-wide survey to gauge public perception of the city. 

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Society
4:12 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Paducah Shooting

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Paducah police are investigating the shooting death of a Memphis man at the Elmwood Housing Complex. 

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Politics
8:29 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Board of Elections Certifies Primary Count

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The Kentucky State Board of Elections certified the results yesterday from the recent May 22nd primaries across the Commonwealth.

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Afternoon Update
4:45 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/1/12

Today on NPR: Wal-Mart To Leave Conservative Legislative Group

 

Four Rivers Region:

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Society
3:35 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Paducah Physician Indicted

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A McCracken County grand jury returned an 11-count indictment this afternoon against Dr. Troy Nelson of Paducah. 

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Afternoon Update
4:05 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/31/12

They're not meant to be a direct reference to polygamy and those kittens they're holding in their laps are ... just part of a photograph that's reflective of the 1890s to early 1900s. For all anyone knows, they might be lesbians.

Today on NPR: While "Five Wives Vodka" is made and sold in Utah, officials in Idaho have decided its name and label might offend both Mormons and women.

Four Rivers Region:

Construction begins next summer on a massive marina and riverfront project in downtown Paducah.

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Business
2:27 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Paducah Marina Project Moves Forward

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Construction begins next summer on a massive marina and riverfront project in downtown Paducah. 

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LowerTown Arts and Music Festival
4:11 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

WKMS at the LowerTown Arts & Music Festival 2012 (Photos by John Paul Henry)

WKMS Booth at LowerTown 2012
John Paul Henry, www.johnpaulhenry.com

Did you stop by our booth at LowerTown this weekend? We had a blast! Paducah-based photographer John Paul Henry took a bunch of great photos on Friday night, covering our live broadcast. Beyond The Edge host Tracy Ross emceed performances by The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, Tommy & The Oh's, and The Great Gatsby Jazz Funk Odyssey. 

See more of John Paul Henry's work at his website: johnpaulhenry.com

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