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Paducah has Barbecue on the River, Murray has Freedom Fest, Trigg County has the Ham Festival, so Marshall County is holding its inaugural signature event: The South's Great Lake Fish Festival, on September 19. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Elena Blevins, Marketing Director of the Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau about partnering with FLW for this day of food, fishing and family fun, and more about the community branding campaign.

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A timeline is beginning to emerge on when Marshall County might actually see liquor sales after voters approved going wet earlier this week.

Jason Darnall is the assistant county attorney and met Friday morning with judge-executive Chyrill Miller to discuss the process before them.

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As a heavy rain came down over Marshall County Tuesday evening, citizens were at the polls voting to make the county wet, allowing packaged and by-the-drink alcohol sales.

The county clerk confirmed shortly after 7 p.m. all 25 precincts had reported totals. The measure for the county to go wet narrowly passed 6,431 votes to 6,229 - a difference of 202 votes.

Marshall County Wet/Dry Voting Underway

Jul 13, 2015
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Absentee voting has begun in Marshall County for the upcoming local option election to allow alcohol sales. This is the county's second attempt in three years to end prohibition. 

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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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