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2 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Being 'Friend' of the library offers benefits

Counting yourself among the "Friends of the McCracken County Public Library" has its perks - some might call them benefits - not least of which is getting first dibs at the Friends' semiannual book sale.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Recipes

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

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More than $6 million in state services and contracts for McCracken County agencies and vendors has been approved by a legislative oversight committee.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Healthcare Law, Law

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Stuff the Bus helping more students in need

When the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County organized its first Stuff the Bus school supply drive six years ago, volunteers were thrilled to see their one donation location and one bus send a big box full of supplies to each participating Paducah and McCracken County school.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Allen West to speak at school

The McCracken County Republican Party will host an evening with "Guardian of the Republic" author Allen West from 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 1 in the McCracken County High School C Plant Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Low-cost spay/neuter programs the answer to pet overpopulation

I have supported local and national animal welfare groups for years. I know there are very strong emotions as to what should be done in regard to a local shelter.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Median barrier installation begins

Starting today, an ongoing project to install median cable barriers will continue on the 7.84 mile stretch of U.S. 41-Alternate Interchange between Exit 86 and the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Christian County.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Christian County, KY, Paducah, KY, Marshall County, KY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky lands second 2016 football recruit in McCracken's Hughes

In what could be a huge year for in-state recruits, Kentucky got its second big pickup of the 2016 class from McCracken County athlete Zy'aire Hughes on Saturday.

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Related Topix: LaFayette, KY, Woodford County, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Kindness campaign leaders heading to Harvard

Three years into their anti-bullying efforts, Susan and Morgan Guess will head to Harvard University next week to strengthen their campaign of kindness and bring what they learn back to Paducah.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Paducah, KY, Education Etc., Bully

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Reidland High School upgrades well under way

Work is almost complete one month after the McCracken County Board of Education approved a contractor for the first round of renovations at old Reidland High School.

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Related Topix: Reidland, KY

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Fewer high schoolers smoking

Kentucky has lost its No. 1 ranking in one health category, and most people in the state welcome the news.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids, Paducah, KY, Education Etc.

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Engineer honored at highway naming

A section of the highway is dedicated to Buddy Smith. A little more than a year after former McCracken County Engineer Buddy Smith died, the community that reaped the benefits of his expertise unveiled a fitting memorial to him.

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Related Topix: Graves County, KY, Paducah, KY

Bradenton.com

Winery hopes to win right for Sunday sales

Purple Toad Winery owner Allen Dossey is pushing for a vote under a new law that allows voters in Lone Oak to choose whether alcohol sales would be permitted on Sundays.

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Related Topix: Lone Oak, KY, Paducah, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Paducah woman charged with practicing law without license

Patricia King, 47, was charged in a criminal summons on Monday, and is due to appear in McCracken County Circuit Court Aug. 14, the Kentucky Attorney General's office said.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Park renovations slowed by grant requirements

Plans to use grant money for the outdoor horse riding arena at Carson Park are stalled until federal grant requirements are met.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Master Gardeners to hold luncheon

The Purchase Area Master Gardeners Association will host a luncheon and lecture at noon Thursday at the McCracken County Cooperative Extension Service, 2705 Olivet Church Road, in Paducah.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Home Gardening, Home, Murray, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

County delinquent tax bill numbers dropping

This year's list of delinquent property tax bills in McCracken County may look staggering in print - filling more than five pages in Monday's Paducah Sun - but the number of property owners who fail to pay on time is actually decreasing, according to the McCracken County Attorney's Office.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

2 charged with meth trafficking

Detectives arrested two Calloway County men Friday afternoon after they delivered methamphetamine to an undercover detective, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Calloway County, KY, Murray, KY, Almo, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Woman of Achievement nominations

The Paducah/River City Business and Professional Women's organization and the Four Rivers Business Journal invites you as the leader of a McCracken County business, church, organization or school to nominate outstanding women in our community to receive the 2014 Woman of Achievement Award.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Former McCracken schools prepare "Final Yearbook"

July 31st marks the deadline of Heath, Lone Oak and Reidland High School alumni to submit a biography and photo to "The Final Yearbook," honoring the legacies of the three former high schools of McCracken County.

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Related Topix: Lone Oak, KY

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Animal shelters need our support

The McCracken County Animal Shelter on County Park Road currently has 90 dogs and 30 cats.

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