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Justin Lamb

A Benton City Councilman is seeking the office of Marshall County First District Commissioner in next year’s Democratic Primary. Justin Lamb is a lifelong Marshall County resident and announced his campaign on Monday.

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Marshall County has had four confirmed deaths in the past week related to the flu. According to the County Health Department all four of the victims were elderly. 

CREDIT KEVIN NEAL FOR MARSHALL COUNTY JUDGE-EXECUTIVE VIA FACEBOOK

Marshall County Judge Executive Kevin Neal issued a statement this week opposing the recently passed ‘Right to Work’ bill.

KYTC

A new interchange in Marshall County will open this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the Julian Carroll-Purchase Parkway/Kentucky 348 near Benton is scheduled to open Friday afternoon. 

composite: CIA Logo (Facebook); Courthouse (Marshall County Fiscal Court)

A Marshall County man is charged with terroristic threatening after authorities received a tip from the Central Intelligence Agency about a bomb threat at the county courthouse.  

Governor Matt Bevin, via Twitter @GovMattBevin

Governor Matt Bevin joined western Kentucky officials and business leaders in Marshall County Tuesday for the ground breaking and ribbon cutting of two businesses expanding, looking to create nearly 200 jobs in the region.

marshall.kyschools.us

Marshall County Schools officials are trying to dispel social media rumors of a high school student with a “hit list” on other classmates after he was caught with a knife at school.

Rob Canning, WKMS

Some counties in our region are declaring states of emergency to deal with damage from Wednesday's storms. 

Champion Homes, via Facebook

A modular and mobile home manufacturing company bringing 150 jobs to Marshall County is holding a job fair next week, as it looks to hire its first 50 employees.

Champion Homes, via Facebook

A global name in modular and mobile home construction is investing $6.3 million towards creating a production facility in Marshall County. 

Champion Home Builders Inc. plans to lease a 100,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility on Venture Lane in Benton while creating up to 150 new jobs.  

The announcement was expected by economic development officials earlier this week.  

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