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Calloway County Judge Executive Kenny Imes is directing the county library board of trustees to restart a board appointment process after one of the finalists withdrew their name. 

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Three communities in west Kentucky ranked among the top in the state for small business owners.

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  A recent study has listed Calloway and Crittenden Counties in the top 10 places people are best-prepared to save for retirement.


The study from financial technology company SmartAsset considered paycheck friendliness, 401 k plan performance, public pension plan performance and the number of financial advisors per capita.


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The Calloway County Public Library Board is moving forward with a new expansion plan despite objection and disapproval from community members at another tense meeting Tuesday evening. Board members voted three to one to proceed with a plan to build a new children's library next to the current library and to connect the two buildings. 

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The Calloway County Public Library Board has selected two candidates to fill a seat opening in August.

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Engineering firm Bacon, Farmer and Workman said a member of the Calloway County Public Library Board “blatantly lied” when discussing a proposed assessment of the former Regions Bank building at Tuesday’s board meeting.


Calloway County is getting a $23 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to expand U.S. Route 641 to the Tennessee state line. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the grant in a release on Thursday.


Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Fifth District State Representative Kenny Imes as Calloway County Judge/Executive.

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The Kentucky Democratic Party filed ethics complaints on Wednesday against Calloway County Judge/Executive Larry Elkins. The KDP claims Elkins, a Republican, is misusing taxpayer resources in his campaign for 5th District State Representative.

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The property owners association of a neighborhood along Kentucky Lake is suing Calloway County officials, the developer and former leadership over unfinished roads. Western Shores Property Owners Association filed the suit this month in Calloway Circuit Court. Treasurer Steven Lemke said the lawsuit is straightforward: “We’d like to get our roads done.”