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A McCracken County High School junior's Eagle Scout project provides access to books in three of Paducah public parks.

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A quilt themed around the nuances of time is the Janome America Best of Show winner at the American Quilter’s Society Fall Paducah QuiltWeek.

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The international online publication Business Insider has named the "Kentucky Triangle" of Bowling Green, Owensboro, and Paducah as one of the best regions to visit in autumn. 

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The Clemens Fine Arts Center at Western Kentucky Community and Technical College will be hosting a Backstage Pass series this fall/winter featuring singer-songwriters of the surrounding area. The first concert of the series will be taking place this weekend, and featured performers Shaina Goodman and Lane Davis visited Sounds Good to discuss their music and the event. 

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced Thursday the opening of a new federal Maritime office in Paducah.

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Lola Jenkins is an award-winning and self-taught (or, as she prefers to say, "God-taught") master quilter. Using multi-colored fabric swatches, Jenkins creates totally unique portraits of loved ones and celebrities alike. She visited Sounds Good via telephone from Omaha, NE to discuss her works and her featured exhibit in Paducah's National Quilt Museum. 

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The Paducah Police Department is no longer hiring crossing guards for this upcoming school year following a decrease in their annual funding.

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The Kentucky Department for Local Government has approved a $200,000 federal Community Development Block Grant to help cover operational costs at a residential drug and alcohol treatment center in west Kentucky. 

UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Paducah was one of 180 cities represented at the annual UNESCO Creative Cities meeting in Poland this month. 

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    Paducah's National Quilt Museum is featuring a space-inspired exhibit, Fly Me to the Moon, for the summer. Over 130 artists from 8 countries submitted art quilt pieces celebrating all things lunar, and 44 of those pieces will be on display in Paducah. Susanne Jones, the museum's exhibit curator, visits Sounds Good to discuss the astral artwork. 

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