marshall county

Alcohol Vote
12:07 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Local Option Election Noon Update; Participate in Our Informal Exit Poll

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Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey says,

“It’s a pretty busy day, now..."

Coursey says it's not exactly 'heavy' yet;  voters don't usually show up in force until after lunch. Coursey says other than voters looking for their polling station and a brief delay to repair a voting machine, no problems have been reported at the polls.

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Government
9:45 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Wet Dry Vote Today

Voters in Marshall County and the City of Murray head to the polls today to vote on the question of legalizing package liquor sales in their respective jurisdictions. Polls will be open in both locations until 6 p.m. We will post the returns tonight.

Alcohol Vote
9:00 am
Sun July 15, 2012

Tourism and Crime Statistics Have Not Cleared the Air in Marshall County as Alcohol Vote Nears

On July 17th, Marshall County will settle an issue that has divided the area for months, whether or not to allow the purchase of alcohol within county lines.

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Alcohol Vote
2:30 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Marshall County Chamber Releases Alcohol Election Business Survey

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce has released the results of its survey of local opinions on the upcoming county local alcohol election. 

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Afternoon Update
4:03 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/9/12

The minimum wage is currently $7.25. But in 1968, you'd make the equivalent of $10 an hour in today's money.
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Today on NPR: Raising Minimum Wage: A Help Or Harm?

Jackson Purchase:

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Crime
3:46 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Jury Selection Begins in Walker Retrial

Attorneys are selecting a jury in the trial of a western Kentucky man accused of starting a fatal fire at Murray State in the late 90’s.

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Politics
11:57 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Marshall County Alcohol Vote Groups Put Thousands Into Campaigns

Alcohol signs in Murray.

Big bucks have been spent on both sides of a wet/dry election in Marshall County. Residents vote next Tuesday on whether to allow packaged alcohol sales.

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Government
3:06 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

In-Office Absentee Voting Begins Thursday in Murray

Absentee voting begins Thursday on Murray’s packaged alcohol vote. Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey said registered voters who will be out of town for the July 17 referendum can come to the courthouse to cast their ballot. 

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Society
12:14 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Plans to clean up bridge debris begin

Marshall and Trigg Counties’ Judge Executives are talking with representatives from Foss Maritime about handling the wreckage left from  Eggner’s Ferry Bridge collapse. 

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Politics
4:27 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Marshall County Sheriff Reports Wet/Dry Vote Vandalism

Marshall County law enforcement are responding to an uptick in vandalism related to the upcoming wet/dry vote. Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byars says signs for and against the sale of alcohol are being vandalized. He says it is a crime.

 “Be responsible, quit acting like children.  All this is antagonism, that’s all it is. Folks out there need to be mindful if we catch you and can prove that’s what you’re doing. (There’s ) no alternative you will spend the night in jail.” 

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