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1 hr ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Bringing strays to shelter not best option

One way the public can help the shelterA s overcrowding issue is by calling animal control to report stray dogs as opposed to dropping them off at the shelter, because animal control may be able to find the animalsA homes.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah police respond to criticism of force

Responding to an outcry in social media regarding the treatment of a Paducah couple during a traffic stop on Tuesday, the Paducah Police Department issued a statement Thursday explaining its action and saying it was in accordance with policy.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Donations fuel family resource aid

Purchasing school supplies can become a financial burden for some families, and coordinators of two local family resource centers said the community helped ease that problem by donating supplies during the back-to-school season this year.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Ketchup elimination at school causes parents to see red

Students went back to school in Anderson County on Aug. 13. Students attended classes, ate lunch and went about the normal school activities, but something was noticeably missing: ketchup.

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Related Topix: Anderson County, KY, Lawrenceburg, KY, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Recipes

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Teen threw drink at cyclist to impress friends

There were few details and no witnesses, but police managed to track down and arrest a person who allegedly threw a 32 ounce cup of ice and liquid at local cyclist Haydon Bloodworth a little over a week ago.

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Related Topix: West Paducah, KY, Paducah, KY

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Library holding $5 million for capital projects

No major capital improvements are planned for the McCracken County Public Library, though a sizable reserve fund has been built up for future costs.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Collision sends two to hospital

A Calvert City woman and her daughter suffered minor injuries following a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Kentucky Dam Road and U.S. 68 at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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A Paducah, Kentucky man is facing charges after detectives say he delivered Oxycodone to the parking lot of a business.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

School renovation plans progress

Assistant Principal of Reidland Middle School, Paul Lamb talks to Librarian, Anne Cox in the schools new library on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Reidland, KY, Libraries, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Three arrested, 90 marijuana plants seized

Information from the McCracken County Sheriff's Department states the Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Investigations West received information about marijuana plants being grown near the end of Downs Road in the Reidland area.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Reidland, KY

WFIE-TV Evansville

Man charged for trying to smoke pot with minors

A Paducah man is facing several charges after being arrested near a playground early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Reidland, KY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Dolly McNutt Plaza fountain drained early

Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza offers a patch of green between Paducah City Hall and the McCracken County Courthouse, but this summer the small park has seen green in an unwelcome spot: inside its fountain.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Man injured in two-vehicle wreck

A Paducah man was hospitalized Saturday in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection near the entrance of McCracken County High School, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Lovable girl gets a new home

For the past 11 years, I've had a girlfriend. We've lived together the whole time.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

High school aims to top strong first-year showing

When McCracken County's Board of Education members watched Michael Ceglinski take the podium Thursday night for a routine school report, they should have known it'd be anything but routine.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Reidland, KY, Family, Kids

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Farmers' Market offers celebration

Paducah Parks Services is hosting a back-to-school celebration today at the Farmers' Market at North Second and Monroe in downtown Paducah.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Cooperative Ministry finds solution to shelter woes

After three months of searching, Paducah Cooperative Ministry has found a solution to the impending closure of its homeless shelter.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Cooling centers opening up in McCracken County

The McCracken County Courthouse at 300 S. Seventh St., the West McCracken Fire Department at 9340 Ogden Landing Road, and the McCracken County Emergency Management Complex at 3700 Coleman Road are open for citizens who need to cool off, said EM Director Jerome Mansfield.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

McCracken schools cut tax rates

The McCracken and Graves boards of education set real estate and tangible property tax rates for fiscal 2015 on Thursday night.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

City ends use of dome pavilion

The Paducah Dome Pavilion at 600 N. Sixth St. has served its intended purpose and won't be relocated, Paducah officials said Tuesday.

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