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  Kentucky State Police arrested Doug A. Becker, 31, of Taylor, Texas at around 6:15 p.m. Saturday after a nearly 24-hour manhunt that started in Graves County. Becker was arrested on Phelps Road near Symsonia Hwy. after residents of the neighborhood reported seeing a male matching Becker’s …

 Champion Home Builders in Benton is looking to add 50 employees to its staff.  

  Kentucky Dam Village will welcome the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association (SEOPA) back to the Kentucky Lake area, with more than 65 media members and a total attendance estimated at more than 130 to include industry representatives, spouses and guest speakers. The guests begin to arrive…

  An active shooter training exercise will  take place at the Marshall County Health Department (MCHD) this Friday from noon until 4 p.m. MCHD will be closed to the public beginning at noon through the remainder of the day.

  Officials with the Marshall County Sanitation District #2 in Draffenville were at last week’s Fiscal Court meeting with a mason jar full of clear water that had been pulled from the effluent (outgoing) stream that morning in the plant and pictures of clear water flowing through troughs tha…

  SCALE – For some 12 years now, thousands of U.S. military veterans have traveled to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials to the wars in which they served.

  Site preparation began immediately upon receiving the building permit Wednesday for the new Little General Convenience Store in Benton across from H.H. Lovett Park. The store, to be located at 1507 Main Street next door to the Benton Drive-In, will consist of a nearly 4,000-square foot foo…

 Tim and Becky King, owners of Filbeck Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton were not called for arraignment in Marshall Circuit Court as expected last Tuesday afternoon. Instead, Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson announced he had recused himself from the case.  

  The Marshall County Parks Foundation Board met last week with engineers from BFW Engineering in the first of seven scheduled meetings as they pan out the details of the ‘master plan’ for the Mike Miller Park in Draffenville. Part of the creative process includes identifying residents of Ma…

  It’s become all too common in American society.  A gunman opens fire on a church, a school, a shopping mall or a crowded concert venue and dozens of lives are lost senselessly.