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PADUCAH - The Paducah Parks & Recreation Department has released the judges' votes for Saturday's City of Paducah Christmas Parade entries. The parade ...

Purchase Memos | Local Sports  Paducah Sun

The Rules: Please send your submissions for Purchase Memos to, or fax to 270-442-7859, or mail to Sports, The Paducah Sun, Box ...

Paducah Independent Schools seeking community's help with its 'Tornado Tree'  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — The holiday season is usually a time for family, gifts, and cheer; but for some, Christmas can highlight the needs they can't meet all-year-round ...

Groceries for Good helps twelve different local charitable organizations  WPSD Local 6

UPDATE: The total collected for the 16th annual Groceries for Good was 4,191 bags, valued at $47,176.91. This total was an increase of $3,431.59 from last ...

The Hugs Project making 500 Christmas care packages for troops  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — The Hugs Project of Western Kentucky is making 500 Christmas care packages for *service* members deployed overseas. Hugs Project President ...

Parks Department announces Christmas Parade award winners  Paducah Sun

The Paducah Parks & Recreation Department announced the winners of awards for last Saturday's Christmas Parade on Tuesday.

Sister of Paducah, Ky., shooting victim: 'I couldn't believe this could happen again'  USA TODAY

The sister of a victim in the 1997 shootings at Paducah's Heath High expressed shock to see another shooting in Marshall County.

Paducah Independent School Board Approves Financing For Innovation Hub  WKMS

Construction on an 'Innovation Hub' at Paducah Independent Schools is starting this fall after the School District Board approved financing for the project.

Police: Marshall County High School shooter confessed and led us to the gun  The Courier-Journal

Gabe Parker confessed to January's shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky, according to court documents.

Paducah Innovation Hub closer to reality, helping build local workforce  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Paducah and McCracken County aren't growing. Over the past decade, Paducah and McCracken County's populations have actually declined, ...

Safety in our schools: Paducah Public Schools  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH – Local 6 is asking school districts in our area how they plan to keep your children safe this year. One of the districts that has agreed to speak with us, ...

As Marshall County preps for school, suspected shooter appears in court  Courier Journal

Gabe Parker, now 16, is charged with murder and assault in the killing of two 15-year-old students and wounding of 14 others. He's plead not guilty.

15-year-old Kentucky shooting suspect may be tried as an adult  Chicago Tribune

The 15-year-old boy accused of gunning down classmates at a western Kentucky high school was ordered held on murder and assault charges as the shaken ...

Tilghman grads' spirit not dampened by rain  Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman's Concert Choir performed "Total Praise" as well as "The Lord Bless and Keep You" at Friday night's graduation, resulting in a standing ...

A morning of terror: Marshall County victims recount chaos and heroism in school shooting  The Courier-Journal

It started at 7:57 a.m. and ended with an arrest 13 minutes later. But the aftermath of the shooting in Marshall County will be felt for generations.

Marshall County shooting suspect's identity confirmed, will be tried as an adult  The Courier-Journal

Marshall County High School shooting suspect Gabriel Park, 15, faces two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault.

School threats in Kentucky rose dramatically last year, study shows.  Lexington Herald-Leader

A study from the Educator's School Safety Network shows Kentucky school threats and incidents of violence rose dramatically from last school year.

Marshall County shooting: Students return to class as shooting suspect enters court  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

As the Marshall County High School shooting defendant appears in court, his classmates return to metal detectors and a backpack ban.

Clark Elementary dedicates monarch butterfly garden to late school board member  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Students at a local elementary school have created haven for monarch butterflies, dedicating it to a long-serving school board member who ...

Dr. Williamson Joins Baptist Health OB/GYN  West Kentucky Star

PADUCAH - Baptist Health Medical Group OB/GYN has added a new doctor to their staff. Obstetrician/Gynecologist Katherine Williamson, DO, has joined Blair ...

PTHS honors students on annual Senior Signing Day  Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman High School honored all of its students who have committed to college or military *service* at its annual Senior Signing Day on Friday.

For American children, innocence is the first casualty in mass shootings  Courier Journal

Public mass shootings have changed American psyches, making active shooter drills a new normal for kids.

Kentucky school shooting suspect will be tried as an adult, prosecutor says  The Courier-Journal

He was initially charged with two counts of murder of 12 counts of first-degree assault in juvenile court.

New law requires Kentucky students to pass citizenship test to graduate  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY — Your student will have to pass a citizenship test to graduate from high school in Kentucky. Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, a civics test ...

LIVE: Candidates in state elections to speak  WPSD Local 6

If you cannot see the livestream, click this link or select “Paducah Candidate Forum” in the menu of your Local 6 app. PADUCAH — You have a chance to hear ...

Students to perform one act play today at WKCTC  Paducah Sun

The musical "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" will be presented by area students today at 6:30 p.m. on the Clemens Fine Arts Theatre stage at West Kentucky ...

Tilghman senior strives to set positive example  Paducah Sun

As a foster child, Grace Raber has always made academic achievement a priority.

Going into a tale-spin  Paducah Sun

Members of the Paducah Tilghman High School speech and debate team visited Clark Elementary School on Wednesday to show students how to tell stories ...

State chess champs crowned in Paducah  Paducah Sun

More than 100 students from across the state took part in the Kentucky Chess Association state individual tournament Saturday and today at Paducah Tilghman ...

Too Sleepy for School: Lack of sleep causes problems for students  WPSD Local 6

Does your teenager get enough sleep? The answer is probably no, and research proves it. Juniors Brooklyn Ross and Ashleigh Mast. The Centers for Disease ...

Andy Beshear set to announce run for Kentucky governor  WPSD Local 6

LEXINGTON, KY — (LEX 18) Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is set to announce he is running for governor in 2019. LEX 18 in Lexington says the ...

Tilghman junior to help in Habitat home construction  Paducah Sun

Michael Sanders is in his second year of carpentry at the Paducah Area Technical Center, but he is already getting ready to put his skills to use, taking part in.

PHOTO GALLERY: First day back to school  WPSD Local 6

Kids are having to put down the super soakers and pick up some books. It's back to school time in the Local 6 area. We are gathering photos of the first day back.

Marshall County sheriff: I am 'appalled' by conduct of deputy in Florida school shooting  The Courier-Journal

Sheriff Kevin Byars, who apprehended the school shooting suspect in Marshall County, said he was "appalled" by the actions of the deputy in Florida.

Tilghman boys, McCracken girls win Tilghman Invitational  Paducah Sun

The forecast looked bleak for Saturday's 59th running of the Paducah Tilghman Invitational at Paducah Tilghman High School, but the weather was – for the ...

Calloway frosh wins Kentucky chess crown  Paducah Sun

Liam Hereford, a Calloway Home School freshman, won the Kentucky Chess Association K-12 state individual chess championship Sunday at Paducah ...

Quad State Spring Festival to be at Murray State  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The annual Quad State String Festival, a long-standing musical tradition in Murray, will be Friday, Oct. 19. The festival is hosted by the string unit of ...

Teen pleads guilty to terroristic threatening  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — Fake threats: whether you are joking or not, police are taking them seriously. Threats against schools and people increased in ...

As Marshall County looks for answers in school shooting, questions of bullying arise  The Courier-Journal

In the days since the shootings at Marshall County High School, social media has been abuzz with rumors that the shooter may have been bullied.

Paducah school board OKs courtyard payment  Paducah Sun

The Paducah Independent School District board on Monday approved the final payment for the courtyard at Paducah Tilghman High School, completing the ...

Several area high school graduates receive scholarships from Independence Bank  KFVS

Independence Bank has awarded several graduates within their *service* area with $128550 in scholarships at a reception held on Wednesday, May 9.

Hancock to retire as county treasurer  Paducah Sun

David Hancock has announced his retirement as McCracken County treasurer, effective June 30. He served one year in the position.

We basically ignore school shootings now, because we will do nothing to stop them  Dallas News

I am first and foremost a dad. And with two children still in school — Selah in fifth grade and Judah in third — I can barely keep myself composed when "news" of ...

Marshall County teacher: NRA leader's visit after school shooting 'callous'  Courier Journal

NRA President Oliver North will speak at a Marshall County GOP event on Friday evening, over the protests of some surviving students and a teacher.

Gabby Giffords after Kentucky school shooting: Tighten gun laws to 'protect our kids'  USA TODAY

PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona called on Congress again to enact tougher gun laws to "protect our kids" in response to the most ...

Kentucky Shooter Joined Atheist Group, but Couldn't Stop ALL These Students from Praying  CBN News

Students across Kentucky are banding together in support of the victims of Tuesday's tragic school shooting.

Paducah Tilghman High School announces new football coach  WPSD Local 6

Friday morning Paducah Tilghman High School announced they have found a new football coach in Kurt Barber. Barber is a former Mr. Football award winner ...

Mitzi Mason, Capt. Steve Southern Honored In Paducah - The Waterways Journal  The Waterways Journal

Two well-known Paducah, Ky., river personalities were honored for their river industry dedication during the Paducah Propeller Club's annual Maritime Day ...

[Audio] Paducah Tilghman Presents 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' This Weekend  WKMS

On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with the director and cast members of Thoroughly Modern Millie showing this weekend at Paducah Tilghman High School.

Valdez: After 11 school shootings in 23 days, we're asking the wrong questions  AZCentral

The Jan. 23 Kentucky school shooting was the 11th of 2018, but it cycled quickly through the news. That's a problem.

Life after a school shooting: 'It changes a community forever'  Evansville Courier & Press

Two years before Columbine, there was a school shooting in Kentucky. Like dozens of other school shootings, the country has largely forgotten its story.

Student winners of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest announced  WPSD Local 6

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — The winners of Paducah-McCracken Co. NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest have been announced. Students from ...

Paducah, KY petition wants Confederate monuments removed, school's name changed  KFVS

In the wake of the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, an online petition has gained a lot of attention around Paducah, Kentucky.

Father: Son shot in the head during Kentucky school shooting in stable condition at Vanderbilt  The Tennessean

The boy's father, 35-year-old Gary Wayne Smock, said his son was in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

'Paducah Residents' Petition to Remove Confederate Statue and Rename School  WKMS

This story has been updated. See note below. A group called 'Paducah Residents' has started an online petition seeking the removal and replacement of.

Murray Middle School Speech Team places second at Paducah Middle School Big Blue Tournament  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The Murray Middle School Speech Team earned second place at the Paducah Middle School Big Blue Tournament.

Man accused of falsely taking responsibility for Marshall County shooting, threatening teen  Lexington Herald Leader

An Illinois man is accused of falsely claiming responsibility for the shooting Tuesday at Marshall County High School and threatening a Paducah teenager, ...

'Voice of Paducah Tilghman sports' dies after being hit by car  KFVS

A Paducah, Kentucky man was killed while walking across the road when he was hit by a driver in McCracken County.

Western Ky High School Removes Freshman Hazing Article  WKMS

A national anti-bullying advocate is calling a controversial article published by a western Kentucky high school newspaper a “learning opportunity.”

The Paducah Labor Day Parade – one of the biggest in the Commonwealth!  Forward Kentucky

Join us at the Paducah Labor Day Parade, with over 50 floats, vehicles, and participants on foot. Lots of unions, lots of candidates, and lots of pix!

Hopkinsville High School Arrest Latest in Series of Incidents at Area Schools Since Shooting  WKMS

The Christian County Sheriff's Office arrested a 17-year-old male student at Hopkinsville High School Thursday while investigating another incident.

32 Tilghman students earn AP Scholar Awards  Paducah Sun

Thirty-two students at Paducah Tilghman High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement ...

Tilghman Navy JROTC wins sports challenge  Paducah Sun

The Paducah Tilghman High School (PTHS) Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) unit recently hosted its 11th annual Tornado Triumph ...

88 students graduate in the WKU Gatton Academy's 11th class – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May 14, 2018) — On Saturday, May 12, eighty-eight students representing forty-eight counties from across the Commonwealth of ...

Carson Myre Series: Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program  WKMS

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation's Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we'll hear highlights from the ...

Youth LEAD class graduates  Paducah Sun

The Youth LEAD Class No. 7 for 2017-18 was recognized for completing the program during the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce's Power in Partnership ...

Paducah Businesswoman Martha Emmons Files for 3rd District House Seat  WKMS

A Paducah businesswoman filed today to run for the third district state House seat held by retiring Democrat Gerald Watkins. Martha Emmons - a Democrat -

Judge Jones  Paducah Sun

Judge Todd Stewart Jones, in a courtroom of family (at right) and supporters, speaks Friday following his investiture as a McCracken District Court judge at the ...

FALCON SPORTS: Blue Tornado blows through post | Post Sports  The Fort Campbell Courier

The Blue Tornado roared to life Friday and extracted a 42-8 victory from the Fort Campbell High School Falcons during their final home game of the 2017 season ...

Paducah Schools to dismiss early after eclipse  WPSD Local 6

Paducah Public School students will have class on August 21, but they will be dismissed early.

Back to School: Health clinics expand to all Paducah city schools  WPSD Local 6

There are 2,000 school-based health clinics nationwide. Now, you can add a few more to the list. Baptist Health Paducah is partnering with Paducah Public ...

Annual Groceries For Good campaign raises over $43000  Paducah Sun

At the sound of "TRUCK!" dozens of area youth swarmed toward the door at Paducah Tilghman High School.

‘Not the first time he’s put a gun on someone’s head’: Chilling Nikolas Cruz 911 call  USA TODAY

In a chilling 911 call made months before Nikolas Cruz is accused of killing 17 people at a Parkland, Fla., high school, a woman he was staying with expressed ...

'Don't forget about us': Marshall County sheriff meets with Trump on school safety  The Courier-Journal

The sheriff who apprehended the shooting suspect at Marshall County High School offered his thoughts on improving school safety to President Donald Trump ...

Paducah Students Turn Water Conservation into Art  WKMS

A local conservation organization is putting an artistic spin on sustainable water practices. The Jackson Purchase Foundation partnered with the City of Paducah ...

Martha Emmons hoping to ride into the General Assembly  Forward Kentucky

State House hopeful Martha Emmons sometimes wears a helmet when she campaigns door-to-door, but not to protect her from voters.

After fatal shooting, Marshall County High School is using metal detectors on students  The Courier-Journal

A Kentucky high school where two students were killed in a shooting last month has begun using metal detectors as an added security precaution.

AQS & PAA Team Up for Creative Collaboration with “Master of Denim” Artist from United Kingdom  PR Web

In anticipation of the upcoming AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring 2018, AQS and PAA are pleased to host internationally acclaimed “Master of Denim” (Complex ...

Paducah Tilghman High School Choir Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella  WKMS

The Paducah Tilghman High School Choir is presenting Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Cinderella Nov. 15-16. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with.

Twin brothers arrested on drug charges near Paducah Tilghman  WPSD Local 6

Police say twin brothers from Paducah accused of selling drugs across the street from Paducah Tilghman High School were arrested Friday. Police say ...

Paducah Innovation Hub to Replace Area Technology Center  WKMS

A $16.3 million dollar 'innovation hub' in Paducah in a design stage will replace the Area Technology Center and offer educational opportunities to all.

Irvin Cobb Championships bring Ramey back to Paducah  WPSD Local 6

At Paducah Tilghman High School golfer Kyle Ramey helped the Blue Tornado to four regional titles and a state championship in 2000.

Who Was Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman?  WKMS

Discussion on the future of the statue of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman continues in the City of Paducah . But who was Lloyd Tilghman? What did he do.

Kentucky shooting is 11th U.S. school attack of new year

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Fort Campbell wrestlers win home opener | Post Sports  The Fort Campbell Courier

Fort Campbell High School's wrestling team hosted Paducah Tilghman High School and Dickson County High School in the team's home opener Tuesday night.

PTHS alum and sport writer Thomas George returns home for book signing  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH- If you're looking for the inside secrets to your favorite football team, look no further than Thomas George. The NFL writer just published his new book ...

[Audio] Coryell & Thompson Remember Paducah's Burgeoning Music Scene in the 60s  WKMS

With bands from Red Ember, The Legendary Shack Shakers, Bawn in the Mash, Solid Rock'it Boosters and many others, Paducah has a very prominent local ...

Co-champs named in chess regional  Paducah Sun

MARION -- For the first time in the Quad A scholastic chess region, a perfect tie resulted in a shared individual championship in the K-12 division.

Jones appointed district court judge  Paducah Sun

FRANKFORT -- Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday appointed Todd Stewart Jones of Paducah as district court judge of the 2nd Judicial District, Division 1.

New Paducah Public School Superintendent Wants to "Close the Gap"  WKMS

The Paducah School Board voted unanimously to hire Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs Donald Shively to be the district's next.

"Oh What a Beautiful Mornin" for Oklahoma! at Paducah Tilghman High  WKMS

Laurey and Curly join Kate on Sounds Good to talk about Paducah Tilghman's production of the classic musical, Oklahoma! Elizabeth Katz plays Laurey, and.

County's Holmes finishes 3rd in Paducah Tilghman Invitational  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Christian County High School junior Carson Holmes shot a 71 on Saturday and finished third individually in the Paducah Tilghman Boys' Golf Invitational at ...

Browns agree to terms with 11 undrafted free agents ahead of rookie minicamp 2017

The Browns add players for May 12-14 rookie minicamp.

Checkmate for state; Murray's Hereford keeps state chess champion tradition going in family  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — The Hereford name has been synonymous with youth chess success in western Kentucky for several years.

Independence Bank Awards Record Number of Scholarships in 2017  WBKO

Independence Bank awarded $119350 to high school seniors within their *service* area at a scholarship reception.

Frankie Avalon Performs for Paducah Tilghman Class of '64 Reunion  WKMS

If you grew up between the late 50s and mid 60s, you may have had a teenage crush on Frankie Avalon. In 1959, his hit singles "Venus" and "Why" topped the.

Old-school Overstreet a steady presence for Hilltoppers  Bowling Green Daily News

It's hard for Clayton White to put his finger on what makes Derik Overstreet an effective football player.

Calloway Co. High School wins DOE Regional Science Bowl  KFVS

Calloway County High School won the U.S. Department of Energy's West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl February 21 during competition among 17 high ...

WKCTC Distributing Work Ready Funding to Area Tech Centers  WKMS

West Kentucky Community and Technical College is splitting Work Ready Skills funding with regional partners. WKCTC received the $3 million grant from the ...

The circus is in town, plus Valentine's Day events. Here's what to do in Louisville  The Courier-Journal

There are more than 70 events, concerts and performances taking place in Louisville this week. You're sure to find something to enjoy.

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