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A former Marshall County high school football coach is pleading guilty to felony sex crimes with a minor.

Classes were delayed Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School after a bomb threat, according to Marshall County Schools spokesman Russ Buchanan.

The Marshall County High School girls’ basketball team is looking for its 1,000th victory in program history Tuesday night in a game against Murray High School.

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:

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.

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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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.

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:


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.

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.