J.T. Crawford

Sing A Song of Paducah Contest

2015 May/June

Love of home swells the heart. The people and places of our upbringing or our chosen land causes a soul stirring that is indescribable, yet we can all relate to how it feels.

 

Many Are Happy That Happy's Is Back!

2015 May/June

On a pristine, early spring day in Paducah, there emerges a sound that has been noticeably absent in recent years on North 12th Street. Lively conversation and laughter swirl about a group of friends, some old, some new. Their merriment lingers for just a moment before racing through the propped-open door and across the sidewalk to the street in front of Happy's Chili Parlor.

 

Caretaker, Coach, Consultant ... Dad

2015 May/June

Terri and Chris Myskowski's hearts flowed over with newfound love when they were blessed with the birth of their first child, a daughter. The contented little trio did not know what the future held, nor did it seem to matter.

 

Live, From WKMS, It Sounds Good!

2015 March/April

Silence quickly settles in to Studio B at WKMS. "One minute, one minute," says Tracy Ross, host of the radio program, Sounds Good. A reporter with Kentucky Public Radio wraps up the noontime report, his voice muffled through the wall of the studio next door. 

 

Year Of October

2015 March/April

Nashville band Year of October is making a splash around Music City U.S.A and beyond. Phelicia Sullivan, a Graves County native, recently spoke with Paducah Life about their formation, their influences, and their decision to pursue music as a career.

 

The core of the band started with you and your husband Josh. How did you guys start making music?

A Revolution At 33 1/3

2015 March/April

"Somewhere, in a burst of glory, sound becomes a song." -Paul Simon

 

Paducah's Iron Mom

2015 March/April

The sun, barley aroused from its slumber, casually ascends to illuminate the streets of downtown Paducah. The cool breeze warms as the hue of the sky shifts from the cool of night to the warmth of day.

 

Day Trippin': Offbeat Southern Illinois

2015 January/February

Southern Illinois is known for its lush, rolling hills, laden with grapevines that give birth to a booming wine industry. Then there's Shawnee National Forest, attracting thousands of visitors to its dense flora, rocky crevasses, and panoramic cliffy heights.

 

Cory Roof's Prolific Palate

2015 January/February

Paducahan Cory Roof isn't completely accustomed to his newfound notoriety and fame. But he's gleefully learning to adjust. The 27 year-old lived a mostly quiet life out of the public eye; that is until he embarked on a mission and became well-known for a single activity: eating.

 

Driver's Grocery

2015 January/February

Before the era of the big-box store and ease of travel, ma and pa markets dotted the American landscape, serving even the smallest of communities.

 

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