Referendum en Petition Circulating for Murray/Calloway Parks Tax <p>Murray-Calloway County Parks Superintendent Tab Brockman seeks to put the community parks on a more stable financial footing. A group known as People for our Parks is holding a petition drive to let voters decide on a tax of $.05 to raise funds funds for the parks, which would be the November 2014 ballot. Kate Lochte learns more about this petition and its purpose on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:50:04 +0000 Kate Lochte 40242 at Petition Circulating for Murray/Calloway Parks Tax Marshall County Liquor Vote <p>A Marshall County group delivered a petition to the county courthouse yesterday which, when the petition is verified will lead to a referendum on county-wide alcohol sales. The group, named Marshall First, collected 2,400 signatures, well above the required 2,078 required to open a vote. The Paducah Sun reports Judge Executive Mike Miller now has 60 to 90 days to order a referendum once the signatures have been verified. Members of Marshall first claim legalizing alcohol sales would generate additional revenue for the county.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:29:21 +0000 Drew Adams 17463 at