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Beautiful Inside & Out

2014 November/December Edition

When you’re busy teaching kids the periodic table, who has time for makeup? When you’re devoted to making sure families have food on their holiday table, who has time to coordinate fabulous party fashions? When you spend your days counseling troubled children, who can find time for a hairstyle?

 

Instagram Paducah 2.0

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Social media apps such as Instragram provide us with an insider's view of the richness of life from all over the world. From China to Africa to Iceland, we are afforded a momentary glimpse of another's unique point of view.

 

Have a Barrel of Fun at Oktoberfest

2014 September/October Edition

“In 2011, my good friend Louie Kirchhoff mentioned that he had always wanted to host an Oktoberfest in Paducah,” said Landee Bryant-Greene, Executive Director of Maiden Alley Cinema. “Then he said my favorite words, ‘I want it to be a fundraiser for Maiden Alley Cinema.’”

 

Rare Art Discovered Downtown

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The unexpected revelation of historical, advertisement artwork has created quite a stir in downtown Paducah.

 

Row, Row, Row Your Dragon Boat!

2014 September/October Edition

Being a river city is just one of the many reasons Paducah has so many creative ways to celebrate. Of late, rowing so-called “dragon” boats up and down the river each fall has been added to the mix. As a River Discovery Center fundraiser, this new-to-Paducah event is making a colorful entry into Paducah’s annual riverfront gatherings.

 

The Spirit of 'Shine in Paducah

2014 September/October Edition

Moses Hubbard plopped down at the base of the towering oak, simultaneously thudding against the parched, unyielding ground and the rough bark at the base of the tree. Sweat rolled from his brow and face as with one motion he swept his hat off his head with his hand and drug his shirt sleeve across his forehead with his arm. His back ached. His legs needed steadying. 

Take the Plunge!

2014 September/October Edition

The History of Coke & the Future of Beer

2014 September/October Edition

The story goes that when Luther Carson was rescued by boat during the 1937 flood he remarked to his boat mates that when he reached dry ground that’s where he planned to build his Coca Cola bottling building. That high point turned out to be at the corner of Broadway and Lone Oak Road.

 

Downtown's Bus Stop Brewery

2014 September/October Edition

BEER! It’s more than a beverage. It’s a rallying cry interwoven throughout human history and tradition. And, after a long dry spell, it’s returning to production right here in Paducah.

 

Can the Coke Plant be Saved?

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This article first appeared in the Jan/Feb 2010 issue of Paducah Life Magazine.

 

Paducah is a city of landmarks. From Whitehaven to the Market House, buildings teeming with history dot our landscape. One of the most noticeable and iconic of them is the Coca-Cola plant in Paducah’s mid-town community.

 

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