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Paducah Life

Comfort Food

When Marsha Millay took the job as Nutritional Services Coordinator at Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, she was admittedly a little nervous about it. She’d begun her career years earlier in the Army serving as a chef in a headquarters company...

Lives in Transition

Paducah Public Schools Tackle the Problem of Homelessness, Putting Students and Families on the Path to Success   Eighteen-year-old Brianna stood stoically just inside Paducah Tilghman High School’s office. Outwardly, she was motionless—frozen...

A Spectacular Spring For Dogwoods

This spring, Paducah burst forth in a dazzling display of unparalleled beauty. Per the usual, the city’s dogwood trees blossomed in their own time—and this year, just in time for spring walks under blue skies, nighttime viewing of illuminated yards...

The Greatest Show $11 Can Buy

$11 doesn’t seem go very far nowadays—unless it is applied to a general admission ticket to the CFSB Center to view the Murray State’s men’s basketball team. Then, that $11 almost always includes a myriad of guarantees.   Two dollars guarantees...

They Called Him “Big House”

Paducah native Clarence Gaines will be forever equated with basketball. In his 47 years as head coach at Winston-Salem State University, he amassed 828 wins. At the time of his retirement in 1993, that made him the winningest black coach in history...

It’s Simply JA DROPPING

In the waking moments of the 2018-19 basketball season, when many players were shaking off the dust of summer, getting back to the routines of practice and conditioning, Murray State University sophomore guard Ja Morant threw down the gauntlet...

Paducah Schools Introduce Innovation Hub

An Education for LIFE A Look at Paducah Public Schools’ Coming Innovation Hub   “The five most important competencies or skills that are needed in this economy are problem-solving; good intelligence, which is seeing patterns and trends; being...

Wanderings: Hazel Kentucky

Glenn Earl Newman sits slid down in an old, aluminum lawn chair, his feet propped on a log, a lazy canine soaking up the morning sun in the gravel below his legs. Across the yard, a ditch, and a small side street, he surveys the state of Tennessee...

Everyday Rarity – Days of Bread

Ask Giuseppe Biagini what everyone needs to know about the International Traditional Knowledge Institute, the Italy-based organization with which he’s associated, and he’s quick with his own question, “How much time have you got?”  ...