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Paducah/McCracken Co. honored at 2020 Tennessee RiverLine Summit; Harris receives special award

Paducah Main Street Director Katie Axt, McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer and River Discovery Center Executive Director Julie Harris represented Paducah/McCracken County at the 2020 Tennessee RiverLine Summit held in Knoxville. Paducah/McCracken County is one of five Tennessee RiverLine pilot communities working to develop a continuous system of multi-modal trail experiences such as paddling,...

McCracken County receives $360,000 grant for Lotus, a support center for survivors of assault and abuse

Gov. Andy Beshear and Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Dennis Keene have announced a $360,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to McCracken County for Lotus, an advocacy and support center for survivors of assault and abuse. The funding will further Lotus’s efforts in healing and recovery for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse. Lotus will use the grant to purchase...