paducah ky: Notable residents of Paducah, KY - 06/25/08 05:33 PM
Notable residents of Paducah, KYPaducah was the birthplace or residence of the following notable people:
Vice President Alben W. Barkley spent much of his life in Paducah, and has a lake, an airport and other landmarks named after him in the area. His historic home, Angles, is a private residence. One can visit Whitehaven, a mansion-turned-welcome-center off Interstate 24, where some of his memorabilia is displayed. Julian Carroll, Governor of Kentucky from 1974 to 1979 Steven Curtis Chapman, contemporary Christian music star Irvin S. Cobb, humorist Russ Cochran, PGA Tour golfer Steve Finley, a longtime (and current) Major League Baseball player, … (0 comments)

paducah ky: History of Paducah (Part 2 of 2) - 06/25/08 05:28 PM
History (Part 2 of 2)
1937 flood Broadway in PaducahSee also: Ohio River flood of 1937 In 1937, the Ohio River at Paducah rose above its 50-foot flood stage on January 21, cresting at 60.8 feet on February 2 and receding again to 50-feet on February 15. For nearly three weeks, 27,000 residents were forced to flee to stay with friends and relatives in higher ground in McCracken County or in other counties. Some shelters were provided by the American Red Cross and local churches. Buildings in downtown Paducah still bear plaques that highlight the high water marks.
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