marshall county http://wkms.org en 'Race to the Finish' Derby Party for Children's Art Building in Benton http://wkms.org/post/race-finish-derby-party-childrens-art-building-benton <p>Music by Paducah Jazz Ensemble, food by Chef Kelly Staples, an auction and hat contest! The Marshall County Arts Commission continues to fund raise for its 6,800 square foot Children's Art Activity Center in Benton. Longtime board member and office Ann Riley visits with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on <em>Sounds Good </em>to talk about its 3rd Annual Race to the Finish Derby Party on April 25.</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:30:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 39257 at http://wkms.org 'Race to the Finish' Derby Party for Children's Art Building in Benton Marshall County Looking to Rebrand Tourist Image http://wkms.org/post/marshall-county-looking-rebrand-tourist-image <p>The Marshall County Fiscal Court has thrown its support behind an effort to rebrand the county, in order to aid&nbsp; marketing and tourism.</p><p>Marshall County Tourist Commission Executive Director Randy Newcomb said two companies are being considered to conduct an exhaustive 10-month study.</p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:52:33 +0000 John Null 36570 at http://wkms.org Marshall County Looking to Rebrand Tourist Image Marshall County Police Investigate Threat Against Dogs http://wkms.org/post/marshall-county-police-investigate-threat-against-dogs <p>The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has failed to find any direct evidence of a threat of violence against stray animals following a viral social media post Wednesday night.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:42:47 +0000 John Null 36184 at http://wkms.org Marshall County Police Investigate Threat Against Dogs KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson http://wkms.org/post/ksp-and-state-fire-marshal-investigate-possibility-marshall-county-double-arson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky State Police and State Fire Marshall are investigating foul play surrounding two Marshall County house fires that occurred within hours of each other Tuesday night.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:44:39 +0000 Rob Canning 35766 at http://wkms.org KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson New Marshall County Health Department Building Set To Open In April http://wkms.org/post/new-marshall-county-health-department-building-set-open-april <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After nearly doubling it&#39;s original budget to meet state building codes the new Marshall County Health Department should open&nbsp;next&nbsp;April.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The project met a <a href="http://wkms.org/post/marshall-county-moves-use-22m-fix-new-health-department">setback</a> in the fall of 2011 when officials learned that the virtually completed building didn&rsquo;t meet state building codes and wasn&rsquo;t in compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act regulations. The board of health was forced to allocate an additional 2 million dollars from county reserves&nbsp;to bring the building up to code.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 17:31:57 +0000 Rob Canning 35692 at http://wkms.org New Marshall County Health Department Building Set To Open In April Revolutionary War Soldier To Receive Grave Markings in Marshall County Cemetary http://wkms.org/post/revolutionary-war-soldier-receive-grave-markings-marshall-county-cemetary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An American Revolutionary war soldier and two of his daughters will get formal grave markings in Marshall County.&nbsp; </span> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:40:48 +0000 Rob Canning 35310 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Historical Society Honors Marshall Co. Education Pioneer http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-historical-society-honors-marshall-co-education-pioneer <p>The Kentucky Historical Society dedicates an historical marker honoring Marshall County education pioneer Henry H. Lovett Sr. Monday, September 16. Kate Lochte speaks with Becky Riddle of KHS about Mr. Lovett. Lovett was elected head of the Benton schools in 1905, helped establish Benton High School as the first high school in Marshall County. He was later active in the Kentucky Bar Association and served as the first circuit judge of the 42nd district. <a href="http://history.ky.gov/">See more about events at the Kentucky Historical Society at their website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:59:33 +0000 Kate Lochte 34837 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Historical Society Honors Marshall Co. Education Pioneer 400 Mile Yard Sale Leads to Several Marshall County Traffic Accidents http://wkms.org/post/400-mile-yard-sale-leads-several-marshall-county-traffic-accidents <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marshall County Sheriff Kevin </span>Byars<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says last weekend’s 400 Mile Yard Sale caused an uptick in traffic accidents in his jurisdiction.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:25:09 +0000 Whitney Jones 32102 at http://wkms.org 400 Mile Yard Sale Leads to Several Marshall County Traffic Accidents Marshall Co. Arts Commission Raising Funds for Children's Art Center http://wkms.org/post/marshall-co-arts-commission-raising-funds-childrens-art-center <p>The Marshall County Arts Commission is raising funds to finish the Marshall County Children’s Art Center on East Elm Street in Benton. Today on <em>Sounds Good</em>, Commission Director George Milam describes the effort to Kate Lochte. <a href="http://www.marshallcountyarts.com/">See more events at the Marshall County Arts Commission website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:01:35 +0000 Kate Lochte 31214 at http://wkms.org Marshall Co. Arts Commission Raising Funds for Children's Art Center Marshall County Moves to Use $2.2m to Fix New Health Department http://wkms.org/post/marshall-county-moves-use-22m-fix-new-health-department <p>The Marshall County Board of Health voted unanimously Friday to allocate $2.2 million from the county’s reserve to bring the new Health Department building up to code.</p><p>The $4.1 million building does not meet Kentucky safety requirements. The Board had considered borrowing the money, but decided to use some of the county’s reserve instead. Marshall County Judge Executive Mike Miller said this will bring the reserve down below the level he’d like to see it, but it will be replenished in a year’s time. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:08:51 +0000 John Null 31085 at http://wkms.org Marshall County Moves to Use $2.2m to Fix New Health Department