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Paducah Commission Approves Floodwall Letter of Intent


The City of Paducah will submit a letter of intent to the US Army Corps of Engineers to support the city floodwall’s rehabilitation. 

In 2009, a feasibility report showed the wall needs numerous upgrades and repairs. As part of an agreement with the Corps, the city will pay thirty five percent of an estimated nearly $20 million dollars needed for the project. The federal government will cover the rest. Once the letter of intent is received, the city will enter into a partnership with the Corps. Engineers will begin designing plans for the project at that point. Those designs will take an estimated one-to-two years to complete. 

Gary Pitts is a music loving outdoorsman who coincidentally loves outdoor music. He is a student at Murray State pursuing a music minor to complement his history major. Gary is a member of the MSU Guitar Ensemble and greatly enjoys the Latin grooves he and the other ensemble members get throw down on. When he is not producing news, jamming on his guitar, or pursuing music history research, he is usually canoeing or biking somewhere in nature with his wife Siobian.
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