WCBL's Coaches Show

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Adrian (Odie) Smith
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11:23 min
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Barney Thweatt
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50:20 min
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Barry Goheen
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33:19 min
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Bennie Goheen
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31:03 min
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Bill Morgan
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38:00 min
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Coy Creason
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7:53 min
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Dan Hall
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33:49 min
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Darren Boatright
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16:54 min
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David Davis
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41:52 min
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Dennis Foust
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43:52 min
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Doc Sanders
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20:20 min
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Don Stephenson
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29:00 min
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Don Walker
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43:23 min
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Donna Perry
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29:03 min
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Doug Lyles
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After School Program

Young Adults, 7th through 12th Grade
Mondays @Benton, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesdays @Hardin, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Wednesdays @Calvert City, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Young Adult After School Programs are an opportunity for teens to play games and explore their creativity while hanging out with friends. Typical activities include everything from painting with chocolate, to crafting realistic Harry Potter wands from paper, to Wii games.

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Employment Opportunity

Part Time/Temporary Education Specialist: Marshall County Public Library

Do you enjoy working with children in an informal education setting?  The Kentucky Science Center is hiring a part-time/full-time education specialist for its traveling “Science in Play 2Go” exhibit.  The exhibit will be at the Marshall County Public Library’s @Benton branch from June 5th through September 4th. The successful candidate will work at the Library as an employee of the Kentucky Science Center, facilitating programs and activities as they oversee all aspects of the exhibit experience.   The position requires travel to Louisville for 4-5 days for training (travel and per diem are covered by the Science Center)

The successful candidate is someone who is outgoing; comfortable interacting with both small and large groups of people from a wide variety of ages and backgrounds with a special affinity for working with young children. He/she should enjoy developing and delivering a variety of educational and creative programs and activities. If you have excellent verbal and written communication and public interaction skills; are organized, efficient, and adaptable, and if you have the ability to work proactively with little direct supervision, please send your resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Local History

A Walk In Time with Justin Lamb

The Marshall County Public Library has partnered with Justin Lamb and his producers to bring you A Walk In Time. Normally shown on Mediacom's local access channel, the show's producers have been gracious enough to allow us to archive the videos from this series. 

Click this link to access the videos from A Walk In Time with Justin Lamb.

Click this link to access the Justin's A Walk Through History Facebook page.

A special thanks to Denise and Dale Hargrove and Justin Lamb for making this possible!


Kentucky Digital Library's Oral History Collection

Brought to you by the Kentucky Digital Library is a huge database of the State's oral history. Hosted by the University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, and Eastern Kentucky University, with collections ranging from Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project, the University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project, Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project, and so many more. 

Click this link to access the Kentucky Digital Library's Oral History Collection.


KYGenWeb

KYGenWeb, part of USGenWeb, provides online Kentucky geneology resources. The page linked is specifically for Marshall County, but almost all other counties can also be found here.

Click this link to access Kentucky's Geneology Web.


Kentucky's Historical Markers Database

Ever passed by one of those signs along side the road and wondered what it said? Been meaning to stop and read it sometime? This database will allow you to search through all of Kentucky's Historical Marker signs. Search by County, keyword, subject, or marker number.

Click this link to access Kentucky's Historical Markers Database.


Marshall County Fiscal Court Recordings

Here you have the option to watch videos of the newer Fiscal Court meetings, or you can listen to audio from Fiscal Court meetings from 1978 through 1980. Through the digitization process, many of the audio tapes were  damaged and the audio was irrecoverable. Where possible, the audio was extracted in parts. Those recordings are noted as "partial" or "part."

Click this link to access the audio collection. The episodes may be downloaded to your computer or other device for offline listening.

Click this link to access the video collection. 

A special thanks to Marshall County Daily for allowing us to archive their videos of the meetings.


Pass The Word

Pass the Word is a discovery tool for oral history collections throughout the state of Kentucky. With over 100 archives participating by contributing their collections information, new content continues to be added.

Click this link to access the Kentucky State Oral History Archive.


WCBL's Coaches Show

Join WCBL's Jeff Waters as he interviews some of Marshall County's most influential coaches over the years.

Click this link to access the largest digitized collection of the series. The episodes may be downloaded to your computer or other device for offline listening.


WCBL's Marshall County Oral History Collection

The Marshall County History Project consists of 257 oral history interviews conducted by Ray Mofield during the 1970s and 1980s for WCBL radio of Benton on the history of Marshall County, Kentucky. The interviews discuss rural schools and churches, local businesses, prominent businessmen and politicians, significant events, recollections from World War I and World War II veterans and various other topics unique to Marshall County. 

Click this link to access the largest digitized collection of the series. The episodes may be downloaded to your computer or other device for offline listening.

 

The Value of Your Library

Libraries provide uncountable value to their communities! We provide many services to the public at no cost. If you were to rent a movie or buy a book from a retail store, you would be spending money out of your pocket. 

We've created a calculation table for you to see just what the library means for you. 

To see how much money you would have spent if you hadn't used your Marshall County Public Library, click here