marshall county http://wkms.org en Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest http://wkms.org/post/marshall-co-9th-graders-invent-firefighting-device-compete-national-contest <p>A team of three 9th graders at Marshall County High School in Benton is developing a device to more effectively combat fires, and their work has won them a week's trip to DC to compete in a national competition, the U.S. Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION. On <em>Sounds Good</em>,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Kate Lochte asks Marshall Co. High School science teacher Lisa Devillez to explain how the students got involved and she asks the students to describe the device and explain what it does.</span></p><p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Listen to the conversation:</span></em></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:32:55 +0000 Kate Lochte 41182 at http://wkms.org Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest [UPDATE: Court Date Set] Former Western KY Football Coach Accused of Sex Crimes with Minor http://wkms.org/post/update-court-date-set-former-western-ky-football-coach-accused-sex-crimes-minor <p><font face="Times New Roman, serif"><font size="3">UPDATE: Barnard will appear in court Monday, June 9. His arraignment is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Marshall County. Barnard is currently being held at the county jail.</font></font></p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:29:31 +0000 Parker Franklin 41047 at http://wkms.org [UPDATE: Court Date Set] Former Western KY Football Coach Accused of Sex Crimes with Minor Airgas, Inc. Announces $30M Investment and ASU Plant in Marshall County http://wkms.org/post/airgas-inc-announces-30m-investment-and-asu-plant-marshall-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty gases is bringing new jobs to Marshall County.</span></p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 22:35:55 +0000 Rob Canning 40700 at http://wkms.org Airgas, Inc. Announces $30M Investment and ASU Plant in Marshall County '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