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The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce recognizes women in the community who represent their business or organization well. So many leaders leaders have unique backgrounds and stories, and the chamber would like to share those stories.

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Why do Kentuckians wait while states like New York and California move forward with reopening plans? All eyes are on legal challenge to reopening, emergency powers legislation

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One never stops learning, or at least one shouldn’t. That even goes for teachers and administrators. Trent Lovett still finds the joy in learning new things and will continue doing so even when he closes the book on his educational career with Marshall County Schools on June 30.

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Approximately 80 people gathered May 7 to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of Marcella’s Kitchen in Benton. So much has happened since the idea of a community kitchen in Marshall County first settled in Marcella Perkins’ heart. There have been two location moves, a break-in…

Seventy-five Alma College students — 58 first-year students, 15 sophomores and two juniors — were recently awarded the President’s Cup for the 2020-21 academic year. The students earned the honor by achieving the highest academic standing in their respective classes at Alma.

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The Marshall County High School drama department will present “Little Women,” the musical, May 6-8 at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts center on the campus of the high school.

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Marshall County native John Peck has been named executive vice-president of F&M Bank headquartered in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce recognizes women in the community who represent their business or organization well. So many leaders leaders have unique backgrounds and stories, and the chamber would like to share those stories.

CASA by the Lakes is now enrolling new volunteers for the upcoming volunteer training session set to begin in mid May. Both virtual and in-person options are available.

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The Women of the Aurora Community Park Activities Committee (WACPAC) are preparing to host one of their more gggggnnnnnnarly events for the community this weekend.

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Three teams from Benton’s MatPack Allstars were scheduled to compete at The One Cheer Finals in Orlando, Florida, on May 1-2. Two of the three teams received a paid bid to the competition.

PADUCAH — West Kentucky Community and Technical College students Patrick Stephens and Kevonte Kilby were recently selected to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) All-Academic Team for 2020-2021 academic year.

Marshall County High School Senior and National Speech and Debate Association Academic All American Karly Jones has taken first place at the KHHSL State Speech Tournament in the event of Broadcast Speaking.

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The Marshall County School District, in conjunction with the MCHS Class of 1985, has announced the inductees who will comprise the inaugural class of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame: Dale L. Collie, H. H. Lovett, Sr., and Bill Cunningham.

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Following a public hearing at its April 20 monthly meeting, the Benton City Council approved a resolution for a state Land and Water Conservation Grant application with the Department of Local Government.

After a pandemic year of uncertainty and many canceled events, The Benton Partnership has announced a tentative event calendar for 2021. The schedule has popular events such as Cruise Ins at the park, Christmas activities and open houses, and also features new events with food trucks and liv…

Are you ready to feel and look your best this summer? Getting started can be the hardest part of your wellness journey, so we have put together our top tips to help you out. Here are four tips our trainers live by that help them accomplish their physical and mental wellness goals- big or small.

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Two men have announced their planned candidacy for the Marshall County Fiscal Court Second District seat, and a former emergency management director has stated he is running for the First District seat.

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The Lady Marshals basketball team marched into Marshall County Fiscal Court as it began last week, following their placement in the state girls championship basketball game.

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Marshall County Schools Board of Education Chairman Randy Travis appointed himself to the superintendent screening committee last week. The move is another step towards the district finding a new superintendent to take up the mantle after current superintendent Trent Lovett retires on June 30.

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Nathan Monroe, last week’s Associated General Contractors of Western Kentucky’s Technical Student of the Week, is sort of in a class by himself.

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The cooperative spirit of three churches and two associations working together is saturating Marshall County with the Gospel to Every Home.

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The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce, with the help of Benton Gas Systems, recognizes women in the community who represent their business or organization well. So many leaders leaders have unique backgrounds and stories, and the chamber would like to share those stories.

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Calvert City Council learned last week it will receive between $400,000 and $700,000 from the American Rescue Act. The plan is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President Joe Biden on March 11.

The complete Comprehensive Land Use Plan containing goals and objectives for the City of Benton was approved by the Planning and Zoning Committee on April 12 and will now head to the city council for approval.

As part of its Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINS) program, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife has restocked the lake at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville.

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With only $52.50 left in the congregation’s operating fund, members of Soldier Creek Old School Primitive Baptist Church are seeking the community’s assistance for some much needed repairs to the church building.

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The nation's pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is sparking conversations on COVID-19 vaccinations in general. Some continue to urge getting a vaccine, while others remain hesitant. 

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The Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce, with the help of Benton Gas Systems, recognizes women in the community who represent their business or organization well. So many leaders leaders have unique backgrounds and stories, and the chamber would like to share those stories.

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Approximately 80 people gathered May 7 to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of Marcella’s Kitchen in Benton. So much has happened since the idea of a community kitchen in Marshall County first settled in Marcella Perkins’ heart. There have been two location moves, a break-in…