Paducah police are looking for a man who robbed First National Bank in Paducah this afternoon.
Bank employees told police a man came to the bank at about 2:20 p.m., went behind the counter and demanded money. They gave him an undetermined amount of cash and he fled on foot. The approximately 6 foot, 200 pound white man was last seen running west on Jefferson Street.
'Adventure by Bike Leadership Camp' is a new service BikeWorld is offering for families. Its design is to allow teens between the ages of 13 and 15 an opportunity to navigate outside of their immediate neighborhoods, while providing safety and peace of mind when young teens explore by bicycle. Camp founder and BikeWorld co-owner Martha Emmons describes it as "helping teenagers become confident young leaders with a connection to Paducah." She speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.
Whether you call it 'La-Mis-ur-AHB' or 'Les-Mis-ur-AH-bluh,' this blockbuster opens at Paducah’s Market House Theatre this weekend and Kate Lochte speaks with director Michael Cochran about the experience of adapting this classic novel by Victor Hugo, and recent Oscar-winning film, to the local stage. Show dates are June 6-9, 13-16, and 20-23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at mhtplay.com.
Lourdes Hospital of Paducah has laid off 1.9% of their non-clinical and management workforce.
Hospital spokesman David Simmons would not confirm the total number of people who lost their jobs, however using the 2012 staffing totals would bring the number to approximately 30. Simmons wouldn’t say why the hospital is reducing its workforce.
LowerTown Arts & Music Festival in Paducah comes up the weekend of May 17 through 19 and one of the artists coming to show and sell her works is Lexington-based Marti McGinnis, whose work you can see at happyart.com. She's among over sixty artists coming to LowerTown. See more about the festival's artists, concerts, and food at lowertownamf.com.
Chris and Randy Janne host Art in the Garden, an art show/sale and garden tour this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at their home at 3223 Buckner Lane in Paducah. Admission is free. Proceeds from art sales go to the J. Darin Loftis Memorial Scholarship Fund. It was established by Calloway County High School Class of '86 to honor their classmate who was killed while serving in Kabul, Afghanistan in 2012. Kate Lochte speaks with Chris Janne on Sounds Good.
Kate Lochte speaks with Victoria and Michael Terra who are co-directing the 2013 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival, May 17 through 19. It features more juried artists than ever. Two stages featuring a variety of excellent musicians. An expanded Taste of Paducah. Art Cars. And... a new competition "Top Potter Showdown." The festival website is www.lowertownamf.com.
Both hours of Sounds Good today feature directors of upcoming productions at the Market House Theatre in Paducah. "Tomato Plant Girl," by Wesley Middleton, opens May 9-12 in the Studio Theatre and follows a new girl in town, sharing a garden with a 'bossy best friend,' when mayhem ensues. 'Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is May 11 and 12th at 7 p.m. This special production for Mother's Day weekend uses clothing and accessories to tell a funny, wistful, and universal stories that women can identify with. Hear both interviews below.
Family Service Society, Inc. of Paducah provides immediate emergency relief to residents of Paducah and McCracken County. Proceeds of a Mother's Day weekend run benefit the Society. Kate Lochte speaks with Iron MOM Half-Marathon Coordinator Amy Peal, President of Rehab Associates Foundation on Sounds Good. The half-marathon is Saturday, May 11. The official website is paducahironmom.com.