Locations Served

Benton

Named for Missouri senator Thomas Hart Benton, Benton is the county seat of Marshall County. The population was 4,349 according to the 2010 census. Benton was founded in 1842 by John Bearden and Francis H. Clayton and incorporated in 1845. Benton, Kentucky is perhaps most famous for its annual “Big Singing Day,” which occurs on … Continued

Princeton

Princeton, Kentucky, is well-known for Big Springs—a large, natural spring which flows from a cave located in the heart of downtown. The town’s founders chose to build the town above the spring, establishing a sawmill close by. Ancient trails used by animals and Native Americans, and later by stagecoaches and pioneers, all met at the … Continued

Murray

The city of Murray is home to Murray State University. Murray State is a four-year public university with about 10,500 students. It has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top regional universities in the U.S. for more than 20 years and has been one of the top-ranked public regional … Continued

Mayfield

History of Mayfield Mayfield lies at the heart of the Jackson Purchase, the eight-county region bought by Isaac Shelby and Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw people in 1818. According to historian Trabue Davis, the town’s name originates from a gambler named Mayfield, who was kidnapped at a racetrack near what is now Hickman. He was … Continued

Calvert City

Calvert City is a hub for surface transportation. Skirted on the south of town by Interstate 24 and the Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway, Calvert City has direct links to Nashville and Memphis in Tennessee as well as St. Louis, Missouri. The City has rail access through the mainline of the Paducah and Louisville Railroad … Continued