Paducah

Mariusz Jurgielewicz, 123rf Stock Photo

Update: Due to weather, the ceremony has been moved to the conference room in the Parks Services Building at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive.  

A company contracted to clean up the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is donating 500 red maple trees to the City of Paducah for Earth Day. 

Kentucky Collectibles screenshot, via KET

KET is taping an appraisal fair in Paducah at the end of June for the the sixth season of Kentucky Collectibles. 

Ebony Clark, WKMS

An exhibit portraying the personal stories of everyday individuals in Paducah closes this Saturday at the Yeiser Art Center. Photojournalists from across the country traveled to the city last October to take part in Western Kentucky University’s annual Mountain Workshops. Subjects carried out their daily routines as their lives were documented behind the lens. Ebony Clark met some of the subjects and a photojournalist involved in the project.

kentucky.gov, Kentucky Department of Education

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt hosts a meeting in Paducah Monday to discuss public opinions on the development of a new accountability system to improve student readiness.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on far west Kentucky on August 21 seeking a prime seat for the total solar eclipse.

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

With the passage of a bill lifting the ‘nuclear moratorium’ in Kentucky, now that Senate Bill 11 also known as the 'Robert J. Leeper Act' has been signed into law, there is a renewed attention on the past, present and future of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. 

via UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries, Inc. Facebook Page

A Paducah manufacturing plant is getting an expansion that will create up to 50 jobs within the next year. UACJ Automotive Whitehall Industries Inc. is adding a 56,000 square foot expansion to their facility that will include machining centers, robotics and fabrication equipment.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes held a panel discussion in a packed room the Paducah School of Art and Design with Paducah area leaders Thursday afternoon to discuss findings from the 2016 Kentucky Civic Health Index. 

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A driver has pleaded not guilty in the death of a former McCracken County official who was hit while riding his bicycle last fall.

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  Two communities in far west Kentucky have made an international business magazine’s list of Top Micropolitans in 2016.

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