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  A west Kentucky television station manager told his employees they need his permission before getting tested for coronavirus, after an employee at the station tested positive for infection by the virus. Some employees of the station’s parent company, Paxton Media Group, say that policy discourages them from getting a test. Health and legal experts say the station policy is problematic, putting employees of the station and the public at large at risk for spreading the virus.


A local newspaper says it will no longer deliver by mail due to an issue with the post office.

Meet Paducah Sun's New Executive Director

Apr 3, 2014

Today on Sounds Good we welcome the new executive editor of the Paducah Sun, Steve Wilson. In the mid-eighties, when he was with the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Wilson edited and directed a year-long project "Life on the Land: An American Farm Family" which won that newspaper's Pulitzer Prize.

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The Paducah Sun has lost three employees who are starting a new magazine. Executive Editor Duke Conover, Advertising Director Carolyn Raney and Sun employee Maggie Wade all left on January 17th to start VUE Magazine.  Conover, Raney and Wade collectively spent more than 20 years at the Sun. 

Paducah Symphony Orchestra Names New Manager

Sep 26, 2012

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra has named Paducah native Amy Sanders as its new Artistic Services Manager.  Sanders will coordinate children’s programming and handle all of the group’s marketing and communications.

Paducah Sun Seeks to Keep Hearings Open

Apr 17, 2012

The Paducah Sun reports it has filed a petition in Calloway Circuit Court to keep pre-trial hearings open in the arson/manslaughter case against Jerry Wayne Walker, Junior.  Commonwealth's Attorney Mark Blankenship wants to close the hearings to both the media and the public, citing "media attention" to the case as the reason.  Walker is set to appear in his second trial later this year over charges he set the 1998 Murray State dorm fire that killed Michael Minger and injured another student.  Walker's earlier trial in 2001 ended in a hung jury.  Circuit Judge Dennis Foust has not yet ruled