Paducah

WKCTC Logo, Wikimedia Commons

A search to find the next president of West Kentucky Community and Technical College is about to start. WKCTC’s founding president Barbara Veazey is retiring June 30th after 14 years at the helm. 

Allison Crawford, WKMS

Paducah School of Art and Design officials met Thursday night for the grand opening of the institution’s 2D and Graphic Design Building.

Paducah Beer Werks, via Facebook

Jay Marchmon and Todd Blume are the brewers at Paducah Beer Werks. In their first year of business, they took home medals in state, national and international beer competitions. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with the brewers about how they got started, these awards and the "Festiversary" this weekend.

Lourdes Hospital in Paducah Names New COO

Mar 24, 2016
Lourdes

Lourdes Hospital in Paducah has named its new chief operating officer. Wayne Reid took office this week. He previously served with hospitals in Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. 

Mellow Mushroom Bowling Green, via Facebook

The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization (PACRO) has offered an up to $664,000 loan to a Paducah couple who are developing a Mellow Mushroom pizza restaurant to anchor the city’s former Coke plant.

Paducah Police Department

Paducah Police are seeking public help in the search for a missing teenager. Fifteen year-old Jamell Lamant Luciano left home Monday afternoon and has not been seen or heard from since, according to his grandfather.

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The Paducah Symphony Orchestra performs at the Carson Center once again this Saturday night. WKMS classical producer George Eldred speaks with conductor Raffaele Ponti on Sounds Good about the upcoming concert, Pictures at an Exhibition. 

Patty Griffin, Facebook

Three singer-songwriters share the stage tonight (Friday, February 19) at the WKCTC Clemens Fine Arts Center. Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell accompany each other in a "singers in the round" style concert. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Sara Watkins about how this concert came together, her new solo album and thoughts on Chris Thile hosting A Prairie Home Companion.

Author: Monika M. Wahi, via Wikimedia Commons

Paducah city officials are considering drafting an ordinance to expand the use of food trucks in the city.

Right now, mobile food vending is allowed only on a couple stretches of Hinkleville and Lone Oak roads in what’s known as highway business districts.

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Ersa Hines Poston grew up in western Kentucky during the great depression, went on to work for New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller during the Civil Rights movement and was appointed by President Carter to the Civil Service Commission, the first African American woman appointed to this position. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with Sarah Hopley, Special Collections & Exhibits Librarian, about the life of this remarkable woman from our region.

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