Market House Theatre, Paducah

Paducah's Market House Theatre receives the Kentucky Arts Council's Community Arts Award of the Governor's Awards in the Arts in Frankfort this Thursday. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Market House Director Michael Cochran about the achievement and about how the theatre gives kids a creative outlet.

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Funeral arrangements are tomorrow for a Benton family of four killed over the weekend in a car accident.

Michael, Monica, Joshua and Caleb Cruse were on their way to a family vacation in Gatlinburg when they were struck in a six-car collision on I-40 in Tennessee.

The Kentucky Environmental Foundation has released its Health Impact Assessment for Paducah's Shawnee Fossil Fuel Plant. The report comes as the Commonwealth braces for new EPA regulations on coal plant emissions.

Saturday's concert of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra showcases the symphonic poem based on 1001 Nights: Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherezade."  The program also features 2014 Young Artist Competition Winner Mary Grace Bender on cello. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Maestro Raffaele Ponti about the program of American, English, Italian and Russian compositions.

Paducah Police Department

A Clinton, Kentucky man charged in the shooting death of a Paducah resident last week turned himself in early this morning.

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Children with complex medical conditions can play and learn with other kids in the safe and nurturing environment of The Lily Pad at Easter Seals West Kentucky. it's the region's first medically-based childcare facility and it opened its doors exactly one year ago. There's an anniversary celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. today (September 30) at the 801 North 29th Street, Paducah location. Kate Lochte speaks with Director of Nursing Jessie Meiser on Sounds Good.

Cigar Box Guitar by Dr. Kirk Withrow

University of Louisville School of Medicine trained, Dr. Kirk Withrow, son of Dr. Pat Withrow of Paducah, is distinguishing himself as assistant professor of surgery at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. In addition, he's a father, an artist and a musician, to name just a few of his avocations. He's contributing one of his hand-made cigar-box guitars for the WKMS fundraising campaign. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte learns more about this 'Renaissance Man' with western Kentucky roots.

On October 18, WKMS is broadcasting live from Paducah's Oktoberfest, including a performance of by the Legendary Shack Shakers. Frontman JD Wilkes has spoken with Todd Hatton about his recent book, Barn Dances and Jamborees across Kentucky. On Sounds Good, he speaks with Kate Lochte about the band's "New Testament Tour," how he divides his creative time between two bands (he also fronts The Dirt Daubers) and his thoughts on uncovering an historic mural in downtown Paducah.

BBQ on the River Turns 20

Sep 26, 2014
Lance Dennee

Barbecue lovers can sample their favorite food from our region this weekend. Barbecue on the River is underway in downtown Paducah for its 20th year. Thirty-five teams are participating in the completion, raising money for charity. Barbecue on the River director David Boggs says Barbecue is being sold with vendors selling out on the first day said.

PPS addresses City Commission and Residents

Sep 24, 2014
Lance Dennee

The Paducah City Commission introduced a resolution ‘Call for Action’ demanding a solution from the Paducah Power System. Last night the commission heard a presentation by Prairie State Energy Campus executives addressing their part in sky-rocketing energy costs to area consumers. Residents like Gayle Frye voiced their concerns to Prairie State and Paducah Power executives.

“I felt like I was listening to a philandering husband or a wife who had been caught cheating. And, all that you were doing was explaining why you were not producing,” Frye said. “And, your capacity, it seems, produces a product that you cannot produce.”