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RYAN HERMENS | The SunYvonne Woods of Cecilia waits in line to have a doll handed down from her mother-in-law appraised Saturday at the Kentucky Collectibles Appraisal Fair at the Julian Carroll Convention Center in Paducah. Woods said she learned from the appraiser that the doll was handmade by Lora Druen in the 1960s in Magnolia.

Finding answers

Yvonne Woods of Cecilia waits in line to have a doll handed down from her mother-in-law appraised Saturday at the Kentucky Collectibles Appraisal Fa ...

In OurSchools

â ¢ McCracken County Board of Education -- special meeting, noon Thursday, board office, Benton Road.All items for the "In Our Schools" section must ...

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOYou're safe from carpenter bees that may hover around you, but unpainted wood on your home or outbuildings may not be so secure.

Carpenter bees

Those big, fat, black and yellow bees that you may encounter hanging out around your home or outbuilding probably aren't bumble bees.If these insect ...

Lineup

Today Four Rivers Chapter 585 Military Order of the Purple Heart, monthly meeting, 9 a.m., Little Castle Restaurant, Lone Oak. 270-252-3372. Steelwo ...

Sweet Pea is a 1-year-old pit mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. She weighs 38 pounds and is a super sweet girl. She catches on to commands quickly and would love to find a home to call her own. She is spayed, current on shots and microchipped. You can visit Sweet Pea and other dogs and cats at the shelter today. Its hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 270-443-5923.

Pet of the Week

Sweet Pea is a 1-year-old pit mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road, Paducah. She weighs 38 pounds and is a super sweet girl ...

Engaged couple Allison Cagle (forefront) and Jeremiah Fuentes (right) battle each other at bumper cars during the McCracken County Fair. The Paducah couple will be married next April. The fair continues tonight at Carson Park with mud drag races starting at 7 p.m.Abigail Dollins | The Sun

Bumper car battle

Abigail Dollins | The SunEngaged couple Allison Cagle (forefront) and Jeremiah Fuentes (right) battle each other at bumper cars during the McCracken ...

Lineup

TodaySenior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Report errors or ...

Dog days of summer

RYAN HERMENS | The Sun Jack, 3 years old, dressed as the beast from "Beauty and the Beast," won third place in the best dressed competition during th ...

Education notes

Sydney Scott, a psychology major from Metropolis, Ill., was named to Culver-Stockton's President's List for academic achievement during the spring 2 ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunMiranda Gartner (second from left), 12, of Paducah, plays noodle hockey during the West Kentucky Fellowship of Christian Athletes Power Camp at McCracken County High School Wednesday. The three-day camp was open to students going into fifth through eighth grades and had more than 300 attendees.

On the field

RYAN HERMENS | The SunMiranda Gartner (second from left), 12, of Paducah, plays noodle hockey during the West Kentucky Fellowship of Christian Athle ...

Lineup

TodaySenior Medicare Patrol, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Report errors or ...

Today's Agenda

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.n Murray City Council -- 6:30 p.m., City Hall.n Paducah-McCracken Joint Sewer Agency -- 5 p.m., ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunA 30-by-50-foot U.S. flag, hanging between two Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation bucket trucks, is blown by the wind outside the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center in downtown Paducah Tuesday. The flag was on display for the energy corporation's annual meeting that took place at the Carson Center.

Flying high

RYAN HERMENS | The SunA 30-by-50-foot U.S. flag, hanging between two Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation bucket trucks, is blown by the wind outside ...

Lineup

TodayLone Oak Kiwanis, 7 a.m., 270-554-0431. Walker CPA building near Banks Market.Disabled American Veterans, Miles Meredith Chapter 7 of Paducah, ...

Duplicate Bridge

PADUCAH DUPLICATE BRIDGE1723 Kentucky Ave.270-444-6882Paducah Duplicate Bridge Club is an open not-for-profit organization that welcomes new players ...

Today's Agenda

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.â ¢ Ballard Fiscal Court -- 9 a.m., courthouse.â ¢ Crittenden Fiscal Court -- 8:30 a.m., courth ...

Today's Agenda

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.â ¢ Benton City Council -- 5 p.m., City Hall.â ¢ Fredonia City Council -- 7 p.m., City Hall.â ¢ ...

London Emerson (front, center), 3, her father, Ryan Emerson and her brother, Clay Emerson (right), 8, paddle to victory Saturday morning during the Noble Park pool's annual Cardboard Regatta, an event where participants build

Rowing their boat

London Emerson (front, center), 3, her father, Ryan Emerson, and her brother, Clay Emerson (right), 8, paddle to victory Saturday morning during the ...

RYAN HERMENS | The SunPeople gathered to celebrate the Paducah Symphony Orchestra's second annual PaBREWcah Beer Festival Saturday in the parking lot at the corner of Second and Broadway streets in downtown Paducah. More than 20 breweries were represented at the festival, along with three live musical performances and food vendors.

Social gathering

People gathered to celebrate the Paducah Symphony Orchestra's second annual PaBREWcah Beer Festival on Saturday in the parking lot at the corner of ...

Lineup

MondayPaducah Senior Center, free low-impact exercise for individuals age 60 and older, 10 to 11 a.m., 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, second floor.Hospice ...

In OurSchools

â ¢ Paducah Board of Education -- 6 p.m. Monday, Central Office, 800 Caldwell St., Paducah.â ¢ Reidland Elementary School SBDM -- 10:15 a.m. Wednesd ...

Reunions

â ¢ South Marshall Class of 1967 will celebrate its 50th reunion beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1 at Majestic Steakhouse in Draffenville.â ¢ Bre ...

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