The Paducah City Commission introduced an ordinance Tuesday to give city employees Juneteenth off.
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PADUCAH — The Paducah City Commission introduced an ordinance Tuesday to give city employees Juneteenth off.
Flags across Illinois will be flown at half-staff on Saturday in recognition of the new state holiday.
Illinois is closer to making Juneteenth a state holiday.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will begin the process of banning menthol tobacco cigarettes, as well as all flavored cigars.
The local NAACP chapter shared a petition to Gov. Andy Beshear on their Facebook page, calling for the immediate removal of Shively and elected members of the board.
The city of Mayfield celebrated their first ever Juneteenth celebration Friday.
Calls to make Juneteenth a federal holiday are growing as more communities are celebrating.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a proclamation honoring June 19, 2020 as Juneteenth in the state of Illinois. Gov. Pritzker says all flags in the state are flying at half-staff in recognition and Illinoisans are urged to reflect our history, our future, and the actions we can take to build a more equitable nation.