BENTON - Marshall County Parks Director, Larry Whitt, gave the Fiscal Court an update on the progress of the projects that are being funded by TVA, at Tuesday's regular meeting of the Marshall County Fiscal Court. Whitt reported that the work at Buckhorn Bay is almost complete then improvements to Birmingham Point will be made.
BENTON - Marshall County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Tuesday, March 18, hearing from Marshall County Ambulance Director, Bryan Cutsinger, about concerns over their 26 year old roof that needs to be replaced. The department spends several thousand dollars each year making repairs to the roof and have had roofing contractors inspect the roof with the recommendation that the roof be replaced and are looking into two different options.
BENTON - Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, under new owners James Hale and Ronald Jones of Cloverleaf Realty, LLC. were issued an entertainment permit and hours of operation set Thursday at the Fiscal Court meet but not without much debate and discussion between track General Manager Tommy House, who requested the hours be set for racing to cut off at 11:30 p.m. while Calvert City resident, Dr. Gary Smith, who has been the most vocal in opposition to the track, asked for a cut off time of 10:00 p.m.
BENTON - Wednesday, the Fiscal Court met in their second meeting of the month of February approving a revision to Sheriff Kevin Byars' 2013 Settlement to include fees the court agreed to return to the department for the purchase of a new vehicle and quipment that is needed.
In correspondence, the Marshall County Arts Commission invited the Fiscal Court members to a "thank you" luncheon for their part in making the Children's Art Center a reality, The luncheon will be held on March 19th at the center from 11:00-1:00.
BENTON - Marshall County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Tuesday, February 4, hearing citizen concerns, Sheriff Department numbers from 2013 and updates on the county website as well as projected cuts in tourism.
BENTON - Marshall County Fiscal Court met in regular session on Tuesday, January 21, hearing from Marshall County Needline Director Becky Cornwell on the success of this year's Christmas light show at Mike Miller Park.
Cornwell reported that a total of 42,868 food items and $54,447 in monetary donations were taken in during the light show .