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Tilghman seniors named Commended Students

October 12, 2017 by Paducah Sun

Paducah SunPaducah Tilghman High School seniors (left to right) Anna Grace McGee, James Luke McGee and Emery Wainscott have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program. Paducah Tilghman High School seniors Anna ...

By West Kentucky Star Staff

October 9, 2017 by West Kentucky Star

West Kentucky StarHe was a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School in 1950, and played baseball for Paducah Community College and professionally in the Kitty League and the Washington Senators minor league system. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1953, where ...

PTHS Senior Attends Princeton Arts Symposium

October 8, 2017 by West Kentucky Star

West Kentucky StarPADUCAH, KY - Anna Grace McGee, a senior at Paducah Tilghman High School, has been invited to be one of only 90 outstanding student artists and scholars from across the country to attend Princeton University's Creative Arts and Humanities Symposium.

International leaders learn about local education

September 27, 2017 by WPSD Local 6

WPSD Local 6PADUCAH, KY — This week local leaders are sharing ideas with international leaders on how to help our area grow. On Wednesday, the conversations focused on growing education in Paducah. Paducah Tilghman High School may have a student who ...

Students as teachers

September 26, 2017 by Paducah Sun

Paducah SunElla Bailey (left) and Shioneka Farr introduce Morgan Elementary first-graders to the finer points of storytelling. September is Storytelling Month. The Paducah Tilghman High School speech team went to seven classrooms Monday at Morgan and Clark ...

Local sports schedule

September 24, 2017 by Paducah Sun

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL -- Calloway County at Community Christian, Trigg County at Paducah Tilghman, Carlisle County at St. Mary, Mayfield at Livingston Central, Lake County Tenn. at Fulton City, Fulton County at Union City, Tenn. GOLF -- Kentucky ...

32 Tilghman students earn AP Scholar Awards

September 21, 2017 by Paducah Sun

Thirty-two Paducah Tilghman High School students earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Exams for the 2016-17 school year. They include: (front row, left to right) Anna Grace McGee, Kaleb White, ...

Paducah Tilghman plans expo

September 21, 2017 by Paducah Sun

Paducah Tilghman High School will host its annual Western Kentucky Regional College Expo on Tuesday from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. in the school's Otis Dinning Gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public. Representatives from more than 50 colleges, ...

Who Was Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman?

September 13, 2017 by WKMS

WKMSDiscussion on the future of the statue of Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman continues in the City of Paducah. But who was Lloyd Tilghman? ... According to Baxter, the Union Army did not recognize the state's attempts at neutrality, continuing to ...

Emma Johnson Wins 1st at KY State Fair Talent Show

August 29, 2017 by West Kentucky Star

West Kentucky StarPADUCAH, KY - Emma Johnson, Paducah Tilghman High School senior, was awarded the Kentucky State Fair First Place Sweepstakes title at the Coca-Cola Talent Classic on Saturday, August 26. Performing the song “Girl in 14 G” by Kristen Chenoweth, ...

Kentucky city's Confederate statue yields warring petitions

August 18, 2017 by WKYT

WKYTA counter-petition posted Wednesday on the same platform called for the retention of the Tilghman statue and had amassed 3,745 signatures. The first petition also calls for the renaming of Paducah Tilghman High School. Its principal says it was named ...

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

August 16, 2017 by KFVS

The petition also calls for Tilghman High School to change it's name, but some say, not so fast. "Paducah Tilghman high school was not named after general Lloyd Tilghman." Art Davis has been principal of Paducah Tilghman High School for 14 years and he ...

More than 1000 people sign local petition to remove Confederate statue in Paducah

August 16, 2017 by WPSD Local 6

WPSD Local 6Within 48 hours, there were more than a thousand signatures. The petition calls for more than just removing the statue. It asks the city to replace it with a statue honoring someone who fought against slavery. It also requests that Paducah Tilghman ...

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

August 16, 2017 by WKU Public Radio

WKU Public RadioThe petition specifically calls for the removal of the General Lloyd Tilghman statue from Fountain Square and for the renaming of Paducah Tilghman High School, which is named after Augusta Tilghman, General Lloyd Tilghman's wife. It also calls for the ...

Petition takes aim at Paducah memorial

August 15, 2017 by Paducah Sun

Paducah SunAfter purchasing a plot of land for the school in 1919, donors Frederick and Sidell Tilghman stipulated the school be named after their mother. Augusta Tilghman High School was renamed Paducah Tilghman High School in 1956 when it moved to its current ...

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