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Demand surges for military-type assault weapons
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com BENTON – A Marshall County firearms dealer said demand has begun to exceed supply of military-style weapons. Jamie French, owner of...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Semi rollover snarls traffic at Purchase Parkway ramp
Update: The Kentucky Transportation continues to block access onto the Purchase Parkway Southbound from I-24 following a semi rollover earlier this morning. The truck was hauling alcoholic beverage...
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motorcyclist killed in wreck on US 62 last night
Julian Newman, 49, of Grand Rivers was killed last night when a car driven by Susan Barrett of Calvert City struck the motorcycle he was riding on U.S. 62 in Possum Trot. The accident occurred at a...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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One injured in four car wreck Tuesday
Staff Report One person was injured in a Tuesday morning accident at the intersection of KY 308 and 5th Street in front of Walmart in Benton. Four vehicles were involved in the collision. Marshall ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foust issues orders in Luna case
Staff report BENTON — Marshall Circuit Judge Dennis Foust ruled on several motions in the retrial of George Luna. Luna was convicted in 2008 of the Sept. 2007 murder of Deborah Hendrickson. He was ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lacey’s Restaurant shuts down
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com BENTON – After 27 years, Lacey’s Family Restaurant finds its doors closed to diners for the foreseeable future. Linda Lacey, owner ...
Dec 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campground coalition lodges suit against TVA
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com FAIRDEALING – A coalition of campgrounds has filed suit against the Tennessee Valley Authority to fight regulations they say are hu...
Dec 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting remembered in Wreaths ceremony
By David Green Tribune-Courier Staff sports@tribunecourier.com DRAFFENVILLE – Judge/Executive Mike Miller remembered the victims of Friday’s shooting at a Connecticut elementary school during Satur...
Dec 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New construction may face tighter inspection rules
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com BENTON — Representatives from Benton, Calvert City and the Marshall County Fiscal Court are considering inspections of new homes as...
Dec 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic Advisory
A contractor for AT&T plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge over the Tennessee River/Kentucky Lake starting Monday, December 17, 2012. Arrow Electric will be...
Dec 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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