Visit the South Side of Paducah where you can roll your way into the night at Kingsway Skateland or grab an old fashioned barbecue sandwich from Harned’s Drive-In. The South Side is the second regional trade center in Paducah and many of the buildings and homes within this neighborhood are undergoing renovation and restoration.
The South Side of Paducah is home to many businesses — from restaurants and small retail business to large companies including Jackson Purchase Electric, Beltline Electric, Hultman, FedEx and UPS shipping hubs. In the retail center of this neighborhood, you will find Strawberry Hills Pharmacy, a local pharmacy offering compounding prescriptions, and Infinite Collectibles, a local store that sells video games, comic books, and gaming accessories and systems. Looking for a bargain find? Shop at The Shed and Bargain Hunt for a plethora of great deals on clothing, home decor, furniture and more. Drive by the riverfront, and you will see the land lined with the notable barge companies, one of Paducah’s largest employers, including Marquette Transportation Company, James Marine, and Hunter Marine Transport among others.
For recreation, the South Side is filled with options, both indoor and outdoor! Host your event or visit the events hosted at Soirées Events or The Riff. Test your shooting skills at Range America, the region’s only indoor shooting range, or enjoy a dip in the pool while kids enjoy water-filled fun at Robert Coleman Splash Park. Recreational motorsports make their mark in the South Side neighborhood with Four Rivers Harley Davidson’s impressive Harley showroom and store, and a wide range of ATV’s available for purchase at Powersports of America. For a unique motorsports experience, visit Beacon Dragway that has a 1/8 mile premier drag strip which hosts some of the most competitive heads up drag racing in the region.
Did you know Krispy Kreme Doughnuts began in Paducah? Visit Munal’s Donuts on the South Side and bite into the made-from-scratch donut that inspired the famed pastry brand. For a unique dining experience, stop by Bob’s Drive-In for a Fiesta Burger or Kountry Kastle and order a classic American meal including Southern barbecue.
Neighborhoods in the South Side are undergoing renovation and rehabilitation and include a variety of homes from starter homes to multi-bedroom homes. A few of South Side’s notable neighborhoods include Farley Place, Happy Hollow and Oaks Road. Serving the children of the South Side’s neighborhoods is Morgan Elementary School, a comprehensive early childhood development program teaching grades K-5. For children with special needs, Morgan Elementary School offers instruction and facilities for MMD/FMD, a deaf educator and full-time interpreters for the hearing-impaired.
Living in the South Side of Paducah is affordable and conveniently located nearby Downtown Paducah.