Grand Rivers Tourism Welcomes Rachael Bischer
(Filed December 4, 2013)
GRAND RIVERS, KY – The Grand Rivers Tourism Commission, the official Destination Marketing Organization for the City of Grand Rivers, today announced the new hire of Rachael Bischer as Assistant
Director of Tourism. Click here to read more.
Ten new Kentucky State Troopers assigned to Post 1. Pictured above, back row, left to right: Holland, Harrison, Scott, Bale, Durbin. Front row, left to right: Mattingly, Sullivan, Smith, McDonald, Coppersmith.
Calvert City man among new Post 1 Kentucky State Troopers
(Hickory, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police has added ten new Troopers to the ranks at Post 1 Mayfield. These Troopers graduated from Kentucky State Police Class # 91 on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. The graduation and commissioning ceremony of 62 new Troopers was held in Frankfort, KY.
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KDV Friends of the Park group formalizes after years of effort
(Filed November 20, 2013) Gilbertsville- A meeting set to create a Friends of the Park group for Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park has borne fruit. Last week one of the organizers of the group John Tillson filed and received incorporation documents for the group he has been trying to form for several years now. Click here to read more.
Calvert City Christmas Parade set for night of December 7
Calvert City Christmas Parade will be December 7, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. The line up will begin at 4:00 P.M. in the parking lot of Pathway Baptist Church. Judging of floats will be at 5:00 P.M. Awards for Best Use of Lights. Best Representation of the theme and outstanding entries will be given.
The theme for this year is "STARS" of Christmas. Stars can denote sacred or secular! Frosty, Rudolph, Mary and Joseph, the Christ Child, Star of Bethlehem are just some examples.
Local businesses, churches, clubs, organizations and individuals are invited to participate with lighted vehicles.
Of course the Marshall County High School Band and Middle School Bands will be there as well as Santa himself!
Relay For Life Kick-Off Nov. 11
(Filed October 28, 2013) It's almost that time, Relay For Life Kick-Off Time! The Team Captain's Kick-Off this year will be on Monday, November 11 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Marshall County Library in Benton. Click here for information.
Livingston County Public Library wins Kentucky Book Fair Grant
by J. McCann
(Filed October 27, 2013) The Kentucky Book Fair, Inc., was founded in 1981 for the sole purpose of staging an annual book fair in Kentucky. It has three key goals: to honor the profession of writing in the form of a one-day celebration, to provide a format for authors to meet their reading public and to raise money through the sale of books and donate all profits to mostly school and public libraries throughout Kentucky. Click here to read more.
240 small businesses apply for health insurance through new program
(Filed October 10, 2013) FRANKFORT, Ky. – Since kynect, the state’s online health benefit exchange, launched last week, 240 small businesses have started applications to find affordable health insurance for their employees. Click here to read more.
Attorneys seek agreement on leash law
(Filed September 24, 2013) Benton- Attorneys representing the cities of Benton, Calvert City and Hardin have been tasked by the Marshall County Fiscal court to work out agreeable language on a leash law that may or may not be enforced by all three cities. Click here to read the story.