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Food, fireworks and fun — Paducah to host Independence Day Celebration on the riverfront

The City of Paducah will host an Independence Day Celebration on the riverfront on July 4 with a full day of family fun with food, fireworks, a large-scale community art project, and free entertainment. The event is sponsored in part by Independence Bank. An estimated 10,000 to 15,000 people come each year to the riverfront to enjoy Paducah’s celebration. Food vendors begin serving by 1 p.m. on...

2013 Review: A salute to our faithful, interesting stable of regular columnists

KyForward is celebrating its third end-of-year review with you, happy that we can revisit an abundance of rich, deep content by writers who share their experiences and expertise on a regular basis. These fine writers have helped us accomplish one of our primary goals when KyForward was created – to provide a forum for a variety of voices on a wide and deep range of subjects that inform and entertain...