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Government defendants in a lawsuit alleging whistleblower retaliation and wrongful discharge of a former Marshall County dispatcher denied her claims in a response to the lawsuit.

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KUTTAWA — In 1911 the world was still three years shy of the Great War and seven years away from the 1918 flu pandemic. The Titanic launched that year, the Nestor Film Company opened the first movie studio in the Hollywood area, and Ruth Evelyn Harrington (then Porter) was born.

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After more than two years in the court system, the case against Marshall County High School shooter Gabe Parker reached its penultimate stage last Tuesday as Parker, for the first time appearing in court in an orange jumpsuit, repeated “Guilty, your honor” after “guilty, your honor” sixteen …

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An 86-year-old woman died from the coronavirus April 27, marking Marshall County’s first death from the global pandemic.

While working at a jail may be a demanding job, it’s these transformations that make it well worth it for the men and women who put on a jailer uniform every day, and go to work.

One of the biggest challenges in flattening the curve of the coronavirus and COVID-19 is information on where it is spreading and who has it or has had it. Social media, and more specifically Facebook and its 2 billion users, may be able to help.

The City of Paducah has created a COVID-19 Wellness Check Program for people to submit applications for wellness calls to be made to City residents. Open the article for a link to the application. 

The Jackson County Health Department says there is another confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county. Out of the total 49 confirmed cases, 20 people have recovered. 

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says agreement has been reached on major elements of a nearly $500 billion coronavirus aid package for small businesses, as well as additional help for hospitals and virus testing.