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Paducah Burgers - Bob's Drive In

2013 July/August Edition

The hamburger market can be fiercely competitive. To stay ahead, one must be innovative, forward thinking, and a step ahead of the other guys. Just ask McDonalds and Burger King. But one of Paducah’s finest burger joints has carved out its place in history by keeping things just the way they’ve always been.

 

Paducah Burgers - Dairyette

2013 July/August Edition

"This place is always packed at lunchtime," laughs a Dairyette devotee as he makes his way to the counter to place his order. "What are you gonna do, Roy?"

 

"I'm gonna build up," quips owner Roy Bohannon. "And the top's gonna rotate!"

 

The truth is that if Roy did indeed want to expand, up is the only direction available.

 

Paducah Burgers - G&O Pharmacy Grill

2013 July/August Edition

G&O Pharmacy has been bucking trends for a while. It is not only a thriving, locally owned drug store, it is a local lunch hotspot that attracts those who are in the know around Paducah.

First Music Camp at WKCTC Offers Students Unique Opportunity: Public Performance Tomorrow

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More than 150 elementary, middle and high school students from several states attended the first summer music camp sponsored by the Paducah Symphony Orchestra (PSO) this week at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

 

Paducah Life is Fantastic

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When I graduated from Paducah Tilghman in 1978, I headed to Texas, where they grew ‘em tall (an important fact when you’re a girl and are 6 feet tall yourself). I waved goodbye to my parents, put the pedal to the metal and – after being stopped for speeding – carried all my worldly goods into a dormitory brimming with excited freshmen.

 

I wasn’t looking back.

 

Oh, the BEAUTY of it All!

2013 May/June Edition

On fourth street near the edge of downtown stands a long, narrow, two-story brick building marked by a well-preserved sign reading PADUCAH BEAUTY SCHOOL. Not much can be seen through its first floor window, but five days a week the building is a-buzz with students learning to bend, twist, cut, and curl hair.

The Battle Against Bullying

2013 May/June Edition

“Many times people have asked me why I have continued to push our Anti-Bullying campaign,” says Susan Guess, founder of the Guess Anti-Bullying Fund. Her answer is, “How can we NOT fight against violence and disrespect among our youth? 

Our Library

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How do you view your local library?

 

As I sat in front of the microfiche machine, scanning newspaper articles from 1952, it struck me once again how invaluable this place was to me. It may sound cliché, but our local library is a veritable treasure trove of information, much of which can only be found on the shelves and in the file cabinets of their back rooms.

History in the Making: A Tribute to McCracken Co. Schools

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Now is your chance to be a part of history. The Tribute to McCracken County Schools is coming. Find out how you can participate!

LIFE keeps going round and round at Skateland

2013 March/April Edition

"This place is exactly the same as it was when I was kid." Connie Markgraf hears that often. As owner of Paducah's Kingsway Skateland, she has seen many changes at the local roller rink. They have been so subtle, however, that to most, Kingsway truly appears the same as it did when it opened in 1973.

January of this year marked the 40th anniversary of the Paducah landmark.

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