marshall county

Society
12:31 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Another Wet/Dry Battle Looms This Year in Marshall County

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Three years after a narrow defeat, the option to allow alcohol sales could be on the ballot once again this year in Marshall County.

Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Randy Newcomb says his board supported going wet in 2012 and will take the lead this year in the effort. He said he wants to see visitors’ dollars stay in Marshall County.

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Politics
3:58 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Neal Files to Run for Marshall County Judge-Executive

Kevin Neal files to run for Marshall County judge-executive
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The man who lost to Marshall County judge-executive Mike Miller in last November’s election has once again filed to run for the post after the longtime county judge’s death.

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Education
8:57 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Marshall County High School Classes Delayed by Bomb Threat

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

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Society
12:46 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Marshall County Judge-Executive Mike Miller Dies; Funeral Arrangements Set

UPDATE: Funeral and visitation arrangements are set for longtime Marshall County judge-executive Mike Miller, who died Monday morning.

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Government
2:44 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Marshall County Fields Industrial Park Planner Applications

The Marshall County Office of Economic Development has fielded several responses to its search for a consultant to help plan an industrial park.

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Government
2:43 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Marshall County Names New Public Health Director

Pictured: Laura Hawes-Hammons
Credit Christian County Health Department

Owensboro native Laura Hawes-Hammons is the Marshall County Health Department's next leader.

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Infrastructure
6:13 am
Fri September 12, 2014

New I-69 Contract Awarded in Marshall, Graves Counties

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  Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced Thursday  a contract for improvements to bring a portion of the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway up to interstate highway standards and an eventual designation as Interstate 69.

The project involves reconstruction of 30 miles of the parkway from Exit 22 (mile point 22) in Graves County to U.S. 62 at Calvert City (mile point 52) in Marshall County. Hall Contracting of Kentucky Inc. was awarded the contract on a low bid of $8.08 million. The project has a completion date of Sept. 15, 2015.

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Business
4:45 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Baptist Health Expanding to Calvert City

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Baptist Health is expanding services in Calvert City with a 3,000 square foot facility. The group hopes to open the U.S. HWY 62 location by November. 

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Law Enforcement
4:31 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

State Trooper's Resignation Leads to Investigation

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The Kentucky State Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the resignation of Trooper Donald Crawford, who resigned from Post 1 in Mayfield last week after nine years on the force.

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Environment
4:56 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Hurdle Cleared in Marshall County River Port Development

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Despite concerns over impacting the habitats of endangered bats and mussels, work will go ahead on renovating a Marshall County river port.

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