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Sydni Anderson, WKMS

Candidates for Marshall County judge/executive and county sheriff faced off Monday night in the first of two forums hosted by Marshall County High School’s AP Government Class. Students posed questions regarding campaign priorities and plans to benefit the community.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Calvert City is at a crossroads whether to move forward with the development of a riverport on the Tennessee River. City and County officials recently met with the Riverport Authority to consider options for a possible access road that would connect the site to major roadways.

Kevin Neal for Marshall County Judge-Executive via Facebook

On a night where Republicans won big in Kentucky’s statewide elections, Marshall County has elected its first Republican judge-executive.

With 11,299 votes cast, Paducah Police Department officer and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kevin Neal won with 61.2 percent of the vote over longtime deputy judge-executive Melonie Chambers.

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  Deputy Marshall County judge-executive Melonie Chambers emerged Tuesday night from a crowded field of candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to become the next county judge.

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The man who lost to Marshall County judge-executive Mike Miller in last November’s election has once again filed to run for the post after the longtime county judge’s death.