marshall county high school

Education
12:32 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest

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 Sounds Good, 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.

Listen to the conversation:

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Crime
3:29 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

[UPDATE: Court Date Set] Former Western KY Football Coach Accused of Sex Crimes with Minor

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.

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Environment
2:14 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

New Biking Trails, More Coming to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park

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There was an organizational meeting for the Friends of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in November with the stated purposes of revitalizing existing facilities; expanding visitor options;  and adding to our region's outdoor recreation tourism. Hydrologist John Tillson is among the founders of the new Friends group and speaks with Kate Lochte about the group's inspiration:  the Marshall County High School Mountain BikeTeam, which distinguished itself in competitions shortly after its formation.

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Arts
11:30 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Carson Myre Series: Highlights from the Marshall Co. High School Christmas Choral Concert

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Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear highlights from the Marshall County High School Concert Choir and Women’s Choir Christmas Concert. Brant Veal is the Choral Director, Mary Grinnell Accompanies, and King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 13, 2013 at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center at Marshall County High School.

Song List: 

Middle School Choir:

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Crime
3:42 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Marshall County Police Investigate Threat Against Dogs

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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.

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Arts
2:44 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Joe Castillo Demonstrates 'Visual Magic' with "SandStory"

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The Marshall County Arts Commission presents "SandStory" with Joe Castillo this Saturday (October 19th) at 7 p.m. in the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center of Marshall County High School in Benton. Castillo reached the finals in NBC's America's Got Talent last September. See Joe Castillo's work in action at his website.

See his Sand Art titled "Never Forget" after the jump:

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Arts
1:19 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Meet Marshall Co. High and MSU Alum Angie Gregory, Actress in CSI and New TV Pilot

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We're pleased to offer another installment in our occasional series about young people who grew up in West Kentucky who are creating careers with success in major market areas. Writing for the Marshall County Tribune-Courier, Venita Fritz reports that Angie Gregory's nickname at Marshall County High was "Hollywood." And the nickname foretold the life. The daughter of Diane Gregory and the late Earl Gregory of Draffenville, the Murray State Grad is now working in the television industry in Los Angeles, with a show on the Bio Channel to air tomorrow night. Angie Gregory spoke with Kate Lochte about her recent resurgence.

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Sports
2:20 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Marshall County Girls' Basketball Team Raises Money for Hawaii Tournament

Interview with Coach Simmons

Marshall County High School Girls' Basketball Coach Joseph Simmons and his team are raising money for a trip to the Merv Lopez Holiday Hoops Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Lady Marshals raised $40,000 over the past year to pay for the trip. Of the 8 teams in the tournament next week, the Lady Marshals are the only ones from the mainland.

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