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  The B.F. Goodrich site in Calvert City is on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of 21 Superfund locations targeted for “immediate and intense attention,” the agency announced last week.

  The Marshall Circuit Courtroom was jam-packed Monday morning with potential jurors and high school students, part of a Marshall County High School class interested in watching the proceedings. After several hours of jury selection, 14 were chosen and the Commonwealth began calling its witn…

  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…

  For the third time this year police are searching for an inmate who escaped either from work detail while serving time in the Marshall County Detention Center or from the Detention Center itself. We think it’s time Jailer Roger Ford review the standards for allowing inmates to participate …