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McDonald’s breaks ground in Draffenville
By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com DRAFFENVILLE – Ground was broken last week for a new McDonald’s. The restaurant will be located between U.S. Bank and Lake ...
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Habitat acquires land for home building sites
By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Marshall County Habitat for Humanity has acquired property on Elm Street in Benton and is in the process of purchasing a la...
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Recruiting business, industry a tough job
By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Those in the business of economic development know the meaning of competition. Josh Tubbs, Marshall County’s director of ec...
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Hospital names new executive
By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com On the heels of the January announcement by Marshall County Hospital CEO Kathy Long that she will retire effective June 30,...
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Graves and Marshall County pursuit ends in arrest
Benton – On Thursday, March 27, 2013 Lieutenant Brent White clocked a 1998 Suzuki motorcycle north bound on the Jackson Purchase Parkway, at the 28 mile marker, in Graves County doing 91 MPH in a 7...
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Mid-day crash sends one to hospital
A two vehicle accident on Main Street in Benton just after 1:00 p.m. today sent one man to the hospital. The accident happened in front of Dairy Queen. Benton Police, the Benton Fire Department and...
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Wreck snarls traffic at busy Benton intersection
A wreck around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday blocked the intersection of Commerce Blvd. and Fifth Street. Two cars were involved in the wreck which is under investigation by the Benton Police Department. The r...
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Ford jitterbugs his way to 2nd place in ‘Stars’
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com METROPOLIS, Ill. – Marshall County’s star in the Lourdes “Dancing with our Stars” fund raiser was none other than Dr. H.W. Ford. Th...
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$2.15m jail budget gets Fiscal Court approval
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com BENTON — The Marshall County Fiscal Court approved a $2.15 million budget for the Marshall County Detention Center for the next fis...
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Chamber announces expansion of services to member businesses
By Alan Reed Tribune-Courier News Editor areed@tribunecourier.com DRAFFENVILLE — Officers of the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce announced plans to offer more services for county businesses. Ch...
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