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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Frank Murphy resigned his post this week, and an investigation is ongoing.

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Marshall County judge-executive Chyrill Miller has signed an executive order authorizing a special election after 3,366 residents signed a petition in support of legalizing alcohol sales in the county. That number meets the required 25 percent of voters in last year’s general election.

The referendum is now set to take place Tuesday, July 28.

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Marshall County alcohol sales petitioners are close to reaching the required number of signatures for a local option election this summer. 

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A former Marshall County parole officer has been charged with evidence tampering after a Kentucky State Police investigation.  

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With about 6 weeks before deadline, the Marshall County Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has around 60 percent of the signatures it needs to put alcohol sales to a vote.

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Marshall County citizens who, once again, want to put alcohol sales to a vote are collecting a steady stream of petition signatures.

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Two western Kentucky counties have been designated Work Ready Communities In-Progress.  Governor Steve Beshear announced today that community, business, education, workforce, and economic development leaders from each county are developing their workforce by meeting education, skill, and digital literacy benchmarks. 

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In response to a handful of Kentucky counties passing right-to-work ordinances, Marshall County has become the first in the commonwealth to approve an anti-right-to-work resolution.

The measure was drafted by Kentucky AFL-CIO president William Londrigan and Marshall County union member Howard “Bubba” Dawes and approved unanimously Tuesday by the Marshall County Fiscal Court.

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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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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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