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Kentucky Workforce Investment Board

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

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

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

Marshall County Names New Public Health Director

Sep 24, 2014
Christian County Health Department

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

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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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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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