The Marshall County High School baseball and girls and boys soccer teams held youth camps this week. They were huge successes. The camps were cram-packed with young athletes who were taught the fundamentals of the game by current MCHS athletes and coaches. This is a excellent way to encourag…

Online applications are being accepted through Aug.12 at fw.ky.gov for special mentor-youth dove hunts offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

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It is crazy,” said Aundrea Fralicx talking about chuckwagon racing, a high-risk rodeo sport that she and her family compete in. A lot happens during a high-speed race, lasting less than a minute, and the Fralicx family love every second of it.

This has been an excellent first week of golf for the Lady Marshals, winning three of the four tournaments they have played and placing third in the other. Trinity Beth has won the medalist honors at all four tournaments thus far, shooting a combined 16-under par. Coach Aaron Beth comments, …

The Marshals have had an excellent start to their golf season. The team has won first in three-of-four of the tournaments they have played and placed third in the other.

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Students at Marshall County High School had the opportunity to participate in a new camp offered exclusively to incoming freshman. Eight freshmen took advantage of the camp organized by the City of Calvert City and Marshall County High School’s Family Resource Youth Service Center.

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“My God, if you let him live, I will never do wrong again,” screamed Lucy Griffith as she cried hysterically in the arms of her brother-in-law Edgar Starks on the morning of April 29, 1911. Spectators from all across Benton began to gather at the Griffith home as Dr. Van A. Stilley and Count…

The Marshall Master Gardener Association based at the Marshall County Extention Office has announced the selection of three outstanding local students as recipients in their annual scholarship program. This year, the awards will recognize Hannah Lynn Smith, Brent Holley, and Zoey Elizabeth R…

Summer nights are not all that hushed with a legion of katydids out there rubbing their forewings together.

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With the high school golf season officially underway, the Marshall County Marshals hosted the Marshall County Invitational on Tuesday at Calvert City Country Club. Many teams from across the First Region and beyond were in the field of competition, but in the end the host claimed first place…

Lady Marshals opened their season with a win. The two-time state champions earned first place on Monday at the Lady Spartan Invitationals at Park Mammoth Golf Club, hosted by South Warren High School. Trinity Beth led the team with a 66, 4-under par followed by Katie Roberts in fifth, shooti…

The Lady Marshals are off to a strong start for the season after their second tournament win at the Marshall County Invitational at the Calvert City Golf and Country Club on Tuesday. Leading the team was Trinity Beth, finishing 5-under par to shoot the low round of the day and earning her se…

Mason Elder has won the title of junior bull riding world champion and junior all-around world champion at the National Little Britches Rodeo in Guthrie, Oklahoma. Elder, 14, has been working toward this impressive feat for years, and is passionate about the sport. Being a world champion is …

Calvert City Pickleball players went to Franklin, Tennessee to participate in the Music City Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament July 15-17. There were 295 entries. With stiff competition and players moving into next level brackets, Calvert City Pickleball made their presence known. Fourtee…

In 2015 Kevin Driver and T.A. Evans founded West Kentucky Elite for their oldest sons, Kaden Driver and Isaiah Neeble. Though their boys have since graduated high school, the legacy of ‘Elite’ continues with a promising group of upcoming Sophomores.

The Marshall County Track and Field team has received many postseason accolades, including several selections for the KTCCCA Class 3A All-State First Team and 21 Class 3A All-Area One First Team and 19 Second Team awards.

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The title of Gatorade National Boys Track and Field Player of the Year is only awarded to one person each year. Marshall County’s Cade Flatt was named to the prestigious award after a phenomenal high school career, including a senior season in which he caught the attention of media and track…

Umpires are an integral part of a fairly-played sport. They know and enforce the rules of the game and make the tough calls on the field, though sometimes not everyone in the stands may agree. Shannon Robertson has garnered a lot of positive attention from parents, players, and coaches alike…

The Lady Marshals Softball Camp is designed to build a foundation on the fundamental skills of softball. Participating athletes will have the opportunity to improve their hitting, fielding, and base running skills, all while learning the philosophy of the Lady Marshals program. Players will …

CC Metals & Alloys (CCMA), a mining and metals company led by Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber that employs dozens of local Kentucky workers, announced that its Plant Manager, Chris Cobb, recently presented a $5,000 donation to the St. Mary School System’s baseball program in Paducah.

This fall and winter, Kentucky deer hunting seasons and regular will be largely a rerun of this from 2020-21 — and so will precautions against the possible spread of chronic wasting disease.

For the last three seasons, Jimmie Holder has helped the boys’ basketball program at Ballard Memorial High School improve from a 4-27 record to a 10-17 record. He will now take his coaching talents across the First Region to his home town to coach the Marshall County Lady Marshals.

All season long Cade Flatt has been setting new personal best times and claiming first place finish after first place finish at nearly every track and field event he has competed in this year. The Marshall County senior has plenty of accolades to boast about, but there is still one he is hop…

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Ethan Riley, a member of the Marshall County High School Trap and Skeet Shooting team, competed as part of the Kentucky Smoking Clays Trap Shooting team on June 13-14 at the Tennessee Academic, Integrity, and Marksmanship (AIM) state championship in Nashville with the Armature Trap Associati…

Jeff Defew of Benton, caught five bass Saturday weighing 21 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine on Kentucky-Barkley Lakes. The tournament, hosted by Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, was the third event for the Bass Fishing League…

The Marshall County skeet and trap shooting club traveled to Berea this weekend to compete in the state tournament. They wrapped up their season with several shooters placing at state with exemplary marks, and will begin their first-ever fall league in August.

Last week a talented group of athletes and their coaches gathered for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in hopes of bringing home the gold. Athletes from all 50 states and the Caribbean competed in 19 different sports, including a team of athletes who call western Kentucky home who finishe…

The Lady Marshals had a great season and finished out strong, runner-up in the district four tournament and with a close loss taken in the region one semi-finals.

The Marshall County Exceptional Center hosted a tailgate party sendoff to celebrate the Marshall County Special Olympics flag football team, selected to represent as part of Team Kentucky in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando.

The annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Fishing Tournament was recently held on Kentucky Lake and hosted approximately 100 local and regional anglers, raising over $60,000 for the local chapter. During the event, with proceeds from past fundraisers, a total of $55,000 was awarded to the R…

Several athletes from the Lady Marshals track and field team qualified and competed in the KHSAA Class 3A Track & Field state meet in Lexington on Saturday, June 4. The team had a great season, and, at the state meet, they had several top-20 finishes while competing against some of the b…

As the calendar turns to June, all eyes will be on the upcoming New Balance Nationals Outdoor (NBNO) championships, scheduled for June 16-19 at the historic Franklin Field on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus. Fields are rapidly filling up as the meet approaches, and one of the marquee…

The Marshals placed third at the state meet in Lexington this weekend, ending their season with four state champions, three state runner-ups, and a seventh for the scoring, along with excellent performances in the 110 meter hurdles and triple-jump.

Doubles team Kian Court and Rush Robinson successfully secured their spot on the state tournament roster, following their wins in the Region One tournament. This will be Court’s second time at the state tournament after last year’s visit with former doubles partner and brother, Kiefer Court.…

When senior Evan Oakley shut out the visiting Hopkinsville Tigers to begin the 2022 high school baseball season on March 14, the Marshall County Marshals knew this would be a season they would never forget. And although the season ended on Thursday night for the Marshals, they finished the s…

This year’s Class 3A Region One meet was hosted by Apollo High School in Owensboro, and the Marshall County Track and Field team gave an exemplary athletic performance. The Marshals took first place and the Lady Marshals earned second.

Aaron Beth has coached the Lady Marshals basketball team for the past three seasons, but announced on Monday afternoon that he would be stepping down as girls basketball coach effective immediately.

Amidst preparing for the upcoming state tournament, the Marshall County High School Tennis team taught a youth camp for middle and elementary school students to practice their tennis technique and prepare the next wave of athletes.

The Marshall County Track and Field Team are gearing up for the Class 3A Region One track meet, preparing to place again after the Lady Marshals took first place and the Marshals took second last year.

In the Marshals first game in the region one tournament, following their district four championship win, they faced off against the Paducah Tilghman Tornadoes, beating them out 6-1. The Marshals fired up the offense in the first inning, starting with a sacrifice grounder by Chase Hayden that…

The Lady Marshals started off the region one tournament with a 16-2 blowout against the Mayfield Cardinals. The Cardinals put the first and last points on the board, but maintained a scoreless second through fifth inning. Marshall put up four runs in the second, along with a pair of sixes in…

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The Marshals have had an excellent start to their golf season. The team has won first in three-of-four of the tournaments they have played and placed third in the other.

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Students at Marshall County High School had the opportunity to participate in a new camp offered exclusively to incoming freshman. Eight freshmen took advantage of the camp organized by the City of Calvert City and Marshall County High School’s Family Resource Youth Service Center.

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“My God, if you let him live, I will never do wrong again,” screamed Lucy Griffith as she cried hysterically in the arms of her brother-in-law Edgar Starks on the morning of April 29, 1911. Spectators from all across Benton began to gather at the Griffith home as Dr. Van A. Stilley and Count…