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Paducah Life

Carousel in the Condo

Bill and Lois Moore decided to take a spin into Paducah. What they found was a new place for their carousel and a new life on Paducah’s scenic riverfront. Sponsored by Whitlow, Roberts, Houston & Straub By Elene Wrye It could be unassuming at...

LIFE Through a Different Lens

Back at the very beginning of 2020, when cold, grey skies shrouded the sun day after day, blanketing our city in a typical, winter pall, we found a great deal of comfort in planning the late-spring edition of Paducah Life Magazine. An interesting...

Real Change in the Meme-Mind Age

J.T. Crawford, Associate Editor COVID-19. Black Lives Matter. What do the two have in common other than that they are at the forefront of our society at the same time? They are both complicated, multi-pronged topics that require critical thinking...

The Musical Legacy of Kaintuck Territory

J.T. Crawford “He was one of those people that only had to sleep about four hours a night,” says Lynn Sill as she sorts through stacks of aging papers, posters, and photos piled up on her kitchen table. The heap of memories reflects just a small...

Filling the Gap

Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus Establishes Groundbreaking Occupational Therapy Program J.T. Crawford If you go around the classroom and talk to the Occupational Therapy students at the Murray State University campus in Paducah...

On the Road With the Chitlin’ Circuit

J.T. Crawford It was a humid, warmer-than-average, spring day in Paducah. Bright, bell-like tones rang out just south of Broadway somewhere around 6th and 7th streets. Those in the neighborhood, from old to young, took to the sidewalks, walking...

Big Times at the Big E

When Yvonne Holsapple took over as manager of Executive Inn Paducah, she also assumed the role of booking musicians to play the Showroom Lounge. The performance venue, which held about 1300, had been patterned after the showrooms in Las Vegas. From...