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Murray State summit draws more than 2,000 educators for virtual keynote speeches, workshops

A total of 2,051 educators representing 159 school districts across 22 states — in addition to guests from six countries worldwide — attended Murray State’s virtualized “The Summit: A Teaching and Technology Conference.” Guests participated in online workshops and viewed streamed keynote speeches. Through a partnership between Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute and the Kentucky Academy...

City of Paducah accepting applications for Grant-in-Aid Program for nonprofits, other agencies

The City of Paducah is accepting applications for a Grant-in-Aid Program for nonprofit agencies and for agencies providing a municipal service that meets the needs of the City. For the Fiscal Year 2021 budget, the City of Paducah has set aside $1,474,880. Agencies interested in applying are encouraged to attend one of two workshops to review the application process. The workshops will be at City Hall...

UK’s Mountain Fest celebrates mountain life in its many colors, ushers in autumn Sept. 18-22

The University of Kentucky Robinson Center for Appalachian Resource Sustainability ushers in autumn and celebrates mountain life with Mountain Fest, which is set for Sept. 18-22 in Quicksand. “We’ll celebrate the rich, natural and cultural life of the mountains,” said David Williams, the center’s director. “There’s something for every age group and every interest. We are proud to show off...