The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday affects City of Paducah services. City Hall located at 300 South 5th Street will be closed on Monday, January 16. Also, the Engineering-Public Works Department will not collect brush or limbs on Monday. The trash collection schedule for the week of January 17-20 will not change.
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March to the Monument and luncheon organized by the Paducah/McCracken County Chapter of the NAACP will be held Monday, January 16. A march for the laying of the wreath at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. monument will start at approximately 10 a.m. at the Robert Cherry Civic Center. Participants will walk east in the median of Park Avenue to the monument located on Martin Luther King Drive just east of North 21st Street. There will be a police escort and a vehicle to carry those who would rather ride. The wreath laying ceremony starts at approximately 10:30 a.m. The annual luncheon immediately follows at the Civic Center at 11:30 a.m. Contact the local branch of the NAACP for additional information about the march and luncheon and other events scheduled in Paducah. Event Flyer >>