Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Several hundred people gathered on a sunny, but chilly Friday morning for the Paducah Veterans Day parade and ceremony. Nicole Erwin of WKMS News was on site to capture the events in photos. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Paducah City Manager Jeff Pederson is stepping down after Mayor Brandi Harless asked for his resignation.

Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Paducah officials approved an order this week to apply for a Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives grant to digitize a binder of fire insurance maps.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed. 

City of Paducah Kentucky Government via Facebook

A national research and evaluation firm has awarded the City of Paducah the 2017 Voice of the People Award for Transformation in Recreation and Wellness.

Randy Bridges

  Paducah realtor Randy Bridges has placed a bid for the third district seat in the state House of Representatives.

Shand Stamper

  West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art & Design is hosting a memorial exhibition for a founding member of the Paducah Arts Alliance who died this past summer.


  Baptist Health Paducah is warning against false solicitation calls.

Barbecue on the River via Facebook

Paducah’s 23rd annual Barbecue on the River Festival is expected to bring up to 50,000 attendees, according to director David Boggs.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Paducah is the 'poster child' micropolitan city poised for an urban-rural future. That's according to Rural Policy Research Institute President and CEO Chuck Fluharty. RPRI is a nonprofit group that assesses rural wealth, sustainable economic development and rural equity. Fluharty addressed international delegates from UNESCO Creative Cities of Crafts and Folk Art meeting in Paducah.