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Kentucky House Speaker Pro Tem David Meade and House Majority Whip Chad McCoy visited with local leaders at Mike Miller Park Monday to discuss issues and concerns, mainly related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on local economies.

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PADUCAH -- A Calvert City man was killed Sunday night after wrecking his motorcycle on the U.S. 60 Beltline overpass.

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The following people were arrested/charged by the Calvert City Police Department:

Digital technology is putting a new perspective on courses for Marshall County High School students. With the University of Kentucky's new dual credit program, taught by both high school teachers and UK professors, students can earn both high school and college credits.

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Photo 1: Marshia Morton, of SEMO Search Dogs, and her dog, Miss B, prepare to resume searching Saturday for a missing woman, believed to have drowned in the Tennessee River near Calvert City. Around 20 local, state and federal agencies, based on Shar-Cal Road, continued the search for Brandy…

Marshall County Schools educator Tatiana "Toddie" Adams was honored Monday with the Service and Advocacy Award at the KAGE (Kentucky Association for Gifted Education) Annual Conference in Lexington. The award recognizes her work with the gifted and talented students of Marshall County, as we…

The Marshall County Hospital Wound Care Center received the RestorixHealth's Center of Excellence award in response to its meeting or exceeding national wound care quality benchmarks over a six-month period.

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The Marshall County School Board took action Feb. 17 toward the purchase of security equipment at Marshall County High School, renovations at Sharpe Elementary and the potential purchase of land near the high school campus.

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will host a statewide Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Listening Tour this month and in March, making stops in eight communities across the commonwealth to better gauge the current state of rural EMS services.

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PADUCAH -- Two Marshall County High School academic teams took part in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Western Kentucky Regional Science Bowl competition earlier this month at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.

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Anastasia Shaverina and her family made a big change about four years ago through the diversity immigrant visa program. They emigrated from Saint Petersburg, Russia -- the country's second largest city -- to Marshall County.

Dr. Tanner Evans, DC, and his wife, Lea Evans (center), cut the ribbon to open West KY Chiropractic & Performance, located at 110 B East 5th Street, Benton. Dr. Evans is a 2008 graduate of MCHS, 2015 graduate of MSU and 2019 graduate of Logan University in St. Louis, with a doctorate in …

Marshall County residents will see an increase in recording fees at the county clerk's office next month, as counties statewide implement changes in the new year.

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When you ask a teenager to make his bed, it often becomes a struggle, but 50 high school students recently turned out at Starfish Orphan Ministry of Paducah to make beds for 50 families in need.

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With major road improvements nearing completion, a trail from downtown to Kentucky Dam Village underway and a yoga program for residents in the works, Calvert City took center stage at Marshall County's monthly "State of the Community" breakfast.

The Calvert City Christmas Bazaar is set for early December, when visitors can check out more than 100 vendors at multiple locations.

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Antiques Et Cetera furnishes their storefront with wrapped gifts after their holiday open house November 8 as the holiday season begins. Celebrating their 28th year, the downtown corner shop is currently offering a Swan Creek candle giveaway. Antiques Et Cetera is located at 1026 Main Street…

Marshall County High School is removing gun-related advertising from a multimedia screen after a student noticed an ad for a Murray firearm business on the display.

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Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with family, food and fellowship for many Americans, but being so close to Christmastime, it can also strain the budget to celebrate.

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The Benton City Council opted Nov. 18 to table the second reading of its Alcohol Beverage Control ordinance until its Dec. 16 meeting. The council reworded part of the ordinance at its Nov. 18 meeting and did not want to vote on the second reading until the ordinance was thoroughly reviewed.

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BENTON -- The jury in the June trial for accused Marshall County High School shooter Gabe Parker could feature six alternate jurors -- an unusually high number of backups, according to the presiding judge.

When Dalton Keeling chose a workforce skill to study at the Marshall County Area Technology Center, he was drawn toward welding, rather than electrical work, carpentry or anything else that was offered. He doesn't know why he chose welding, but it seemed to be interesting.

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Public perception that breast cancer is only identified by lumps detected through self-examination or routine mammography may prevent thousands of women from receiving an early diagnosis and the care they need. Although lumps are the most common symptom associated with the disease, women sho…

Breast cancer risk is influenced by many things, including heredity, age and gender. Breast density is another factor that may affect cancer risk and the ability to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages, say some experts.

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The graduates of the North Marshall High School Class of 1969 gathered at the Marshall County Children's Art Center on Saturday August 31, 2019, for their 50th class reunion. Those classmates attending included: Front Row: Harold Wilson, Vicky Hargrove, Sauvage, Betsy Story Ward, Ann McLemor…

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Digital technology is putting a new perspective on courses for Marshall County High School students. With the University of Kentucky's new dual credit program, taught by both high school teachers and UK professors, students can earn both high school and college credits.

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Photo 1: Marshia Morton, of SEMO Search Dogs, and her dog, Miss B, prepare to resume searching Saturday for a missing woman, believed to have drowned in the Tennessee River near Calvert City. Around 20 local, state and federal agencies, based on Shar-Cal Road, continued the search for Brandy…