Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear was in Paducah on Thursday to announce nearly $100,000 dollars in grant funding from the Child Victims’ Trust Fund for statewide and regional programs aimed at preventing child abuse.
The Paducah Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance Tuesday night for a Project Partnership Agreement between the Department of the Army and the City of Paducah for a floodwall reconstruction project.
The $1.1 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, that funds the government through September, contains funding for several projects in far west Kentucky. The Senate passed the bipartisan spending bill on Thursday. President Donald Trump signed the measure into law on Friday.
The City of Paducah is hoping to set a record attendance at the Spring American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek beginning Wednesday. More than 32,000 visitors are expected to converge in Paducah for the biannual American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek.