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It did not take long after the polls closed on Tuesday, for the winners of the races for County Commissioner District One and Circuit Court Judge for the 42nd Judicial District to become apparent. Current Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson was beat by challenger Andrea Moore, and former Sheriff Edd…

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Circuit Court Judge Jamie Jameson’s misconduct hearing continued for its fourth and final day on Thursday. The Judicial Conduct Commission is in deliberation, and hasn’t announced a verdict.

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HOPKINSVILLE — The former staff attorney who worked for Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination multiple times during questioning at Jameson’s hearing before the Judicial Conduct Commission Wednesday.

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HOPKINSVILLE — The judge at the center of ethical complaints testified for more than an hour and a half Monday evening, following testimony from judicial system employees, a former sheriff and a former radio station manager.

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The Judicial Conduct Commission, which recently suspended 42nd Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson, violated its governing regulations when it suspended him, according to an appeal filed by Jameson’s attorney Thursday.

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HOPKINSVILLE — 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson gave a resigned grimace as the chairman read the judgment against him.

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A man has died and a woman is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Hospital after being found with gunshot wounds Thursday night.

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Marshall County has a new leader taking the reigns of the Fiscal Court after Kevin Spraggs overcome incumbent Judge/Executive Kevin Neal in Tuesday's Primary Election. Spraggs lead in all but two precincts to overtake the seat with an unofficial vote of 2076 to 1428.

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Some lessons are taught in a classroom, while others are taught in the real world. The hands-on, interactive part of teaching is just one way teachers Jennifer McClard and Blair Mathis engage their students to make connections to classroom curriculum.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the opening of a new Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Marshall County on Thursday, March 24 to provide Kentucky businesses impacted by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and tornadoes on Dec. 10-11, 2021 with one-on-o…

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that due to a steady decrease in activity, the SBA Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Marshall County, Kentucky will cease operations at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16. SBA opened the Centers to provide one-on-one assistance to busin…

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Multiple departments of the City of Benton were honored tonight at the monthly meeting of the Benton City Council. Mayor Rita Dotson presented the awards, on behalf of the city council and herself, for the service and sacrifice the employees made in the hours, days, weeks and months followin…

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Survivors who lost jobs after the Dec. 10-11 storms and tornadoes may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance from the Commonwealth of Kentucky. To be considered, applicants must be ineligible for other kinds of unemployment assistance. You must also explain how, when and where you …

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Marshall County High School has announced the 2022 Winter Homecoming Court. Crowning of the queen and king will begin at 5:40 p.m. before the girls basketball game on Friday, Jan. 21 at the high school. A dance will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22 sponsored by the Marshall County Backboard Club.

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WEST KY — The National Weather Service in Paducah has released a preliminary track for the western Kentucky portion of a devastating tornado that struck Friday night. The NWS says it has determined that the tornado was an EF-4 from Fulton County to to Muhlenberg County. 

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With Christmas right around the corner there are two locations in Marshall County accepting toy donations for those affected by the Dec. tornado who are in need of toys.

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Mayfield, KY. (December 12, 2021) – As emergency crews continue to respond to a deadly tornado that made its way through Western Kentucky, many citizens are offering their assistance with these efforts. Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Dispatch is receiving an overwhelming number of calls from …

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The Marshall County Board of Education passed several measures aimed at addressing the current pandemic. The moves were related to using remote learning days, a test-to-stay program and protocols for being in session at various COVID-19 incident rate levels for the county.

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The Marshall County Health Department’s public health director has issued a plea to the community to understand the severity of the current COVID-19 outbreak that has increased the county’s incident rate threefold since the end of July.

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Just two hours after an executive order was issued Tuesday by Gov. Andy Beshear requiring masks in schools, parents of students in the Marshall County School District began receiving phone calls from the local board of education office alerting them that masks would be required in schools by…

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Marshall County Health Department Director Billy Pitts provided an update to the Marshall County Fiscal Court last week on rising COVID-19 cases in Marshall County.

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It closed with a rousing pyrotechnic display behind the Calvert City Civic Center on Sunday night — the Fourth of July. It began July 1 with an old-fashioned ball and awards dinner at Kentucky Dam Village State Park Convention Center that attracted nearly 250 people.

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Gridlock and partisanship were two areas U.S. Rep. James Comer said were keeping wheels from turning in Washington when it comes to passing needed legislation.

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Arkema has announced the finalization of an agreement with Chinese producer Aofan to manufacture 1233zd in China. At the same time, Arkema will accelerate its detailed planning of additional capacity at its Calvert City site in the United States.

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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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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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Marshall County Schools announced Wednesday that Benton Elementary School’s “Mr. Terry,” Terry Tackett, has been selected as a national finalist for the 2021 Custodian of the Year award. The 10 finalists were selected by the Cintas Corporation from over 2,000 nominations.

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A former employee of Calvert City was appointed to the Calvert City council at Wednesday’s special called meeting.

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With snow accumulations forecast to be in the vicinity of a foot or more, we want to deliver news you can use to keep you safe and catch up on the happenings in the region.

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West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative business offices in Mayfield, Murray and Benton will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 11, due to inclement weather.

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The City of Benton is now accepting applications for its Small Business Relief Grant program. The program was discussed at last week’s city council meeting and details were decided during a council workshop Monday afternoon.

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A project initiated by Marshall County First District Commissioner Justin Lamb is currently underway to place roadway signage identifying the names of several rural communities in District One of Marshall County.

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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…

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HOPKINSVILLE — 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge Jamie Jameson gave a resigned grimace as the chairman read the judgment against him.

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A man has died and a woman is in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Hospital after being found with gunshot wounds Thursday night.

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Marshall County has a new leader taking the reigns of the Fiscal Court after Kevin Spraggs overcome incumbent Judge/Executive Kevin Neal in Tuesday's Primary Election. Spraggs lead in all but two precincts to overtake the seat with an unofficial vote of 2076 to 1428.

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Some lessons are taught in a classroom, while others are taught in the real world. The hands-on, interactive part of teaching is just one way teachers Jennifer McClard and Blair Mathis engage their students to make connections to classroom curriculum.