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In a special called meeting Friday morning, the Marshall County Fiscal Court unanimously voted to hire Erica West as the new county treasurer. Her first day on the job will be June 10. 

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Irene Louise Koon, 88, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019, at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood, Kentucky.

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The 21st anniversary of the Pickin' Party, a celebration of Old Time Music at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee, will take place on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.. Special admission price for the day is $7 for ages 13 and up an…

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Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andy Beshear and Adam Edelen were in Marshall County Friday in a last-minute effort to lure voters to the polls today in hopes of clinching a primary win. Beshear visited with the lunch crowd at Four Little Pigs in Benton, while Edelen made a campaign stop…

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WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, May 15th, Congressman James Comer met with the Kentucky Library Association in his Washington office. The group included Kristi Tucker, KLA Advocacy Chair, from Benton, KY. The group discussed funding for public libraries through the Library Services and Technology…

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The Benton Woman's Club presented Molly Parker Robinson with the Anita Poore Memorial Scholarship and Corrin Bedwell with the Irene Morgan Memorial Scholarship recently.

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Americans need a healthier diet of news. Evidence of our poor news consumption habits is everywhere and it's making us less and less healthy as a nation and as neighbors.

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Installation of a fuel system and bidding for two eight-unit T-Hangars at Kentucky Dam Airport will move forward. Calvert City Council voted 5-1 at its May 13 meeting to accept a $347,370.27 bid for AvGas and a $246,645 bid for jet fuel from TPM Group of Bowling Green, and to seek bids for t…

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