FOOD & DRINK
This Small BBQ Joint in Kentucky has Been Named One of the Most Legendary Restaurants in the South
There is no shortage of iconic food establishments in the state of Kentucky. Old-school and family-owned, these beloved businesses remain popular community staples and they are often regarded as being the place to go if you're looking for unbeatable, delicious food.
Massive collection of books and DVDs up-for-grabs at weekend sale benefitting McCracken County Public Library
PADUCAH — Soon, the gymnasium at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Paducah will be almost unrecognizable. That's because volunteers and members of the nonprofit organization Friends of the McCracken County Public Library have begun hauling in thousands of books in preparation for their summer library-book sale. The event is...
After adjusting hours last weekend due to scheduling issue, Noble Park Pool 'in really good shape for summer'
WEST KENTUCKY — School has been out for two weeks, and summer is in full swing. Public pools are off to a rocky start of the summer season. Things are turning around after we first reported a lifeguard shortage at the local level. Local 6 checked back in with...
Cruise vacation gone bad
A dream vacation turned nightmare; Calvert City woman recounts terrifying storm aboard Carnival Cruise ship. A dream vacation turned into a nightmare for a west Kentucky family. A local woman shared her story with Local 6 on Thursday after a coastal storm slammed a Carnival Cruise ship over the holiday weekend.
Lifeguards needed: Noble Park Pool makes schedule changes
PADUCAH — Heads up: If you're planning to hit the pool at Noble Park this weekend, the deep end will be closed all day Saturday and until 3 p.m. on Sunday. Additionally, a post from the Noble Park Facebook page says safety breaks are being added each day, along with a 30-minute break from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. During the breaks, patrons will have to get out of the water.
Nashville Alternative Rock Band Kings Avail to Perform Next Live Lunch
Nashville-based alternative rock band Kings Avail will perform on the next installment of Sounds Good's Live Lunch series on Friday, June 16th, at 12 noon. Members are lead vocalist and guitarist Jordan Foster, drummer and co-vocalist Robert Mead, and bassist Kyle Robertson. Such a large sound stems from their experience in songwriting, touring, and recording. Their melodies, vocal harmonies, and guitar riffs are unforgettable. Kings Avail strives to avail in any writing, sound, and live performances.
Metropolis Public Library Book Club – 1st and 3rd Tuesday Monthly – 10 to 11a
Metropolis Public Library Director Rosemary Baxter told WMOK over our series of regular Coffee Break discussions that the community had displayed interest in starting a Book Club at the Metropolis Public Library. Meetings were held in April to gauge interest and the Book Club began meeting in May. The meetings...
People from far and near kick off the 19th annual 400 Mile Sale
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — "More than just a bargain," is what organizers say you'll find at the 400 Mile Sale, as the dayslong event kicked off Thursday. With 20 counties and more than 60 communities participating mostly along US 68 across Kentucky, this sale offers more than just deals — it's also a fundraiser.
Master Gardener Barbara Ray joined us on WCBL’s Coffee Call program
Master Gardener Barbara Ray joined us on WCBL’s Coffee Call program. She says with the rather dry spring it’s important to give your plants plenty of water during this dry spell, and it’s better to do that early morning or late evening. Ray says with prices continuing to rise at the grocery store, more and and more people are exploring vegetable gardening. And she says now is the best time to pull weeds while it’s dry and also watch out for the insects, especially those Japanese Beetles. Ray says lots of free information is also available from the Marshall County Extension office.
McCracken County Public Library kicks off summer reading program
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — A local library started off a new chapter of summer with an afternoon of fun and reading. The McCracken County Public Library hosted its All Together Now summer reading program kickoff event Thursday afternoon. The library says the goal is to combat the issue of...
400-Mile Yard Sale starts Thursday
Organizers say the 400-Mile Yard Sale includes 20 counties and more than 60 communities across the state. That includes the Local 6 counties of McCracken, Marshall and Trigg.
Happy Thursday:). Ya come see us today at Jojos cafe.. we serve breakfast all day and we also have homemade desserts!!! Call in your takeout orders at 270-387-7080!!. We’re open 5:00 am till 2:30 pm Saturday Tuesday Wednesday- Friday 5:00 am 7:30pmFamily owned. Home-cooked meals, homemade desserts. Biscuits are homemade. Breakfast is served all day.
400 Mile Yard Sale returns this weekend
By Carrie Hudson Intern Reporter The annual 400 Mile Yard Sale is now in its 19th year, and it will be held from June 1-4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The sale travels east of Paducah through central and southern Kentucky, ending in Maysville, all along Highway 68. Specific to Jessamine County, the multi-sites […] The post 400 Mile Yard Sale returns this weekend appeared first on Jessamine Journal.
Mug Monday: United Way of Western Kentucky
PADUCAH — For $50, you can help your community and enter for a chance to win $5,000. The United Way of Western Kentucky is holding their annual Jackpot Raffle, a charity event with proceeds going towards improvements in education, income and health. The organization says they're partnering with the...
Noble Park opens pool
PADUCAH, KY — Just in time for Memorial Day, Noble Park opened their pool Saturday. The pool is already full of excited kids and their families who are ready to kick off their Summer fun. Community members say the pool means a lot to them. "It’s a great place...
Lap pool at Paducah Athletic Club closed, owner blames government overreach
PADUCAH — As summer break begins and pools open for the season, one popular spot is closed until further notice. The lap pool at Paducah’s Athletic Club was shut down after an inspection by the Kentucky Department for Public Health Thursday. The reason is because no lifeguards were...
Ahead of Nelly concert, Paducah's Carson Center warns customers about third party website ticket scams
PADUCAH — Friday, ticket sales kick off to see singer songwriter Nelly in concert at Paducah's Carson Center. Some of you may be planning to attend that concert or buy tickets to another event there. But you need to pay extra attention to where you buy your tickets from. The Carson Center says using a third-party site could cost you more or even keep you from seeing the show.
Morgan Hambrick Siebert Talks Superman And More With WMOK – May 30 2023
Morgan Hambrick Siebert joined us at WMOK this morning to talk all things Superman. The Superman Celebration takes place June 9-11 in Metropolis.
'Almost unbelievable' — Remembering Tina Turner's time in Paducah amid racial segregation
PADUCAH — "To know that someone like Tina was here at the Hotel Metropolitan is, it's almost unbelievable." Those words are from Director Betty Dobson, who's been overseeing the historic Paducah gem for the past 22 years. The hotel opened in the early 1900s, but was eventually condemned. That's...
Local McDonald's to celebrate veterans on Memorial Day
McDonald's will celebrate veterans and treat them to breakfast on Memorial Day. From 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29th, participating area McDonald's locations will offer retired or active-duty military a free breakfast combo. In western Kentucky, McDonald's in Paducah, Mayfield, Murray, Calvert City, Benton, and Marion are among those participating. There are locations in Illinois, Missouri, and Indiana participating, as well.
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