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A Paducah city official said Friday that the city is receiving a $1 million Community Development Block Grant to rehabilitate a floodwall pump station.

City Commission meeting video screenshot, paducahkygov via YouTube

Paducah City Commissioner Richard Abraham read a statement at Tuesday’s commission meeting that the tearing down of Confederate monuments will not fix issues facing the black community.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Paducah Board of Commissioners issued a statement on Wednesday condemning racial hatred and violence in the wake of events in Charlottesville, Virginia

W.C. Young Community Center's Facebook Page

Tuesday marks the 154th anniversary of Emancipation Day in Paducah. The holiday commemorates when slaves in Paducah got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was signed in January of that year.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Friends and colleagues of basketball coaching legend Clarence “Big House” Gaines gathered in his hometown of Paducah Monday to honor him with a monument and street dedication.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Paducah Mayor Brandi Harless covered a range of topics from recreational centers to food truck festivals in a community listening session Tuesday night. The event titled “Informed & Involved” was designed by high school student interns working with the city government. About 50 people attended diverse in age, race and gender identity.

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A parade committee will hear an appeal from the Sons of Confederate Veterans after a Kentucky city commission voted to limit participation in its Veterans Day parade to those representing the United States.

Fountain Avenue Neighborhood via Facebook

Paducah’s Health Park has nearly completed the first phase of a two-part construction effort.

Yeiser Art Center

The City of Paducah in collaboration with the Yeiser Art Center will submit a grant application to create a “pocket park” featuring a community-made mural.

City of Paducah

Paducah mayor Brandi Harless is organizing a public meeting for residents to share ideas for community growth. 

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