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The 54th Annual McCracken County Fair will be June 22-27, with exhibits, beauty pageants, harness racing, talent show, corn hole tournament, western horse show, wiener dog races, beef and goat show, flower show, motorcycle race, demolition derby and much more!

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Bristol Broadcasting Company is now accepting applications for the Nininger Scholarship Award.

On March 9, the company announced that one scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will go to an undergraduate student attending a 2 or 4 year college with a major in Journalism and/or Advertising. The deadline to apply is May 31, at 4:00 p.m. at the Paducah office of Bristol Broadcasting.

The award is named after W. L. “Pete” Nininger, a former flight instructor in World War II, who then took the helm of Bristol Broadcasting and over 50 years, grew the company to its present state, operating 21 radio stations in Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Bristol Paducah General Manager Jamie Futrell said the man known affectionately as “Mr. Pete” was a man who “genuinely loved every aspect of the radio business” and attended to the day-to-day management details of the stations until his death in October 2006.

Bristol Broadcasting Company, Inc operates 93.3 WKYQ, 96.9 WDDJ, 94.7 The Mix, 102.1 WLLE, 94.3 WKYX-FM, 570 WKYX-AM, 95.5 WNGO, 99.5 WPAD, and 102.5 WDXR in the Paducah/Mayfield region.

Applications may be downloaded here: Scholarship Application

ky-opry talent search winnersAre you the next big star? Barbie and Clay Campbell invite anyone who wants to share their talents to come to the Kentucky Opry in Draffenville on Saturday nights during their annual talent search competition. The competition is in progress now through May. Link to application entry forms below. If you plan on entering, sign up early. Some of the rules have changed for this year so be sure to read all about it when you link to the entry form. CLICK HERE for more details!


Birds, Bugs, Snakes, and More at Cool Critters Day July 11Get an up-close look at birds, bugs, snakes, turtles, and more during Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes, Saturday, July 11 from 10 am-4 pm. Event admission is $5 per person; ages 4 and under are free. All programs are included with admission.

See live tropical birds up-close, pose for a picture with a snake, touch a tarantula, and stare down a snapping turtle. A variety of live animal programs and exhibits, as well as kids’ games, crafts, visits from Smokey Bear, and other animal-inspired activities will be available throughout the day. A complete schedule can be found on LBL’s event page online CLICK HERE


Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and high school athletes Saturday, July 11 from 8 am to noon.

The physicals will be held in the Outpatient Surgery Area, located on the second floor of the South Tower. Volunteer physicians and nurses will perform the physicals. To receive a free physical, the student must be seventh grade or above and enrolled in the Murray Independent School District and Calloway County School District. The student also must have a completed medical history form signed by a parent or guardian. No appointment is necessary… MORE


The McCracken County Public Library has an exciting lineup of adult, teen, and children’s programming scheduled for its 2015 summer reading celebration.

This year’s kids and teens summer reading theme is “Every Hero Has a Story” with programming that invites young readers to find their superpower, make their own superhero comic, go to superhero school, and more. Kids that read 12 books between June 1 and July 31 will receive a backpack… MORE


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