Keeping Student Skills Aligned to Industry Needs
November 16, 2021 - For Superintendent Dr. Donald Shively, and his staff at Paducah, KY Public Schools, the cycle of improvement never ends to keep student skills aligned to industry needs. “It is a constant process of turning out more talented students, more specific skills for our industry partners. That’s what...
Routes That Move Students & Industry To The Top
November 10, 2021 - In Paducah, KY, we’re turning out leaders today in high-performing K-12 schools with aligned career tracks and dual enrollment at West Kentucky Community and Technical College allowing students to earn up to 60 credit hours. A Paducah education means world-class readiness with resources like the Innovation Hub where students...
Steve Powless, Executive Chairman of the Board of CSI on Paducah
November 2, 2021 - “We’re bullish on where we are in Paducah,” says Steve Powless, Executive Chairman of the Board of Computer Services, Inc., a leading global provider of fintech, regtech and cybersecurity services, based in Greater Paducah-McCracken County, KY. While Murray State University and West KY Community & Technical...
GPED President & CEO & Blockware Leaders Address KY Joint Committee on Economic Development in Frankfort
November 1, 2021 - GPED President and CEO Bruce Wilcox, along with Blockware Mining CEO Michael Stoltzner and Executive Vice President of Engineering Jeremy Witten, recently addressed a Kentucky legislative committee on economic development and workforce investment about the benefits of the emerging cryptocurrency industry. The Paducah Sun published this story recently....
Power In Motion
October 19, 2021 - One of our new ads -- Put operational success in motion now: Paducah, KY puts the power of performance at your command in a Kentucky Work-Ready Community. Reach productivity goals quickly with a high-achieving workforce of 120,000, readiness honed through strategically coordinated efforts of K-12 schools and West Kentucky Community and...
American Bridge-Paducah McCracken Co. Riverport Authority Announcement
August 16, 2021 - Greater Paducah Economic Development, in partnership with the Paducah McCracken County Riverport Authority, is pleased to announce American Bridge Company, in coordination with Jim Smith Contracting Company, will be constructing significant portions of the new $63.6 million Smithland, KY bridge at the Riverport Authority and create 30 jobs during the next eighteen...
West McCracken Water to Merge with Paducah Water
August 11, 2021 - Greater Paducah Economic Development in partnership with McCracken County, City of Paducah, West McCracken Water District and Paducah Water is excited to announce the merger of West McCracken Water District with Paducah Water. The merger between the two municipalities further prepares the community for future economic growth and is...
Drake Lighting Expanding to Paducah-McCracken County
August 5, 2021 - Greater Paducah Economic Development is pleased to announce Drake Lighting is expanding to Paducah, KY. Drake Lighting is the American distributor for Canada based Technostrobe, Inc. Drake Lighting is a distributor of obstruction lighting solutions. Drake Lighting’s solutions mark structures such as cellular communication towers,...
GPED President & CEO Speaking at the Paducah Chamber’s August Power In Partnership Breakfast
July 29, 2021 - Please make plans to attend the Paducah Chamber's Power In Partnership breakfast on August 5 and get updates from Bruce Wilcox, GPED President and CEO as well as updates on Barkley Regional Airport and Codefi/Sprocket. Contact the Paducah Chamber at www.paducahchamber.org to make your reservation.
GPED Sets Its “Sites” on Economic Development
July 27, 2021 - GPED was featured in a recent edition of the Paducah Sun, highlighting our industrial sites. Please follow the link below to read the story. https://www.paducahsun.com/news/gped-sets-its-sites-on-economic-development/article_8ea29c7c-98f6-5bc1-8fdb-f5cbf6d20cb5.html