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Nonnie's Place benefit returns this Saturday

Staff Report

The second annual Nonnie's Place Benefit is set for May 20 at the Grand Rivers Community Center in Livingston County. The event will feature an evening of dining, dancing, drawings and a silent auct ... More

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Eddyville woman shot by boyfriend

Kentucky State Police troopers said an Eddyville woman was injured but alive after being shot by her boyfriend early Tuesday morning. Troopers are currently investigating the shooting, which occurred ...

Coursey sworn in as treasurer

Lyon County will have a new treasurer starting Jan. 1, 2017. Kathy Coursey was sworn in Thursday to replace retiring treasurer Denise Sutton. Sutton announced her retirement earlier this year. Judge E ...

Local man charged with burglary

On Wednesday Dec. 7, Kentucky State Police troopers arrested Michael Shane Board, 46, Fredonia. Board has been charged him with third degree burglary.  Board’s arrest was a direct result o ...

Fuel starvation cited in fatal 2015 plane crash

Federal officials have released a new report after reviewing data from the 2015 plane crash in Lyon County that killed four and left one survivor. National Transportation Safety Board investigators h ...

Team Mermaid holding fundraiser for Ariel

You can help the family of a local girl battling leukemia by getting a full stomach and visiting Santa Claus next week. The family of Ariel Barton are holding a Spaghetti & Santa night at Embers R ...

Siblings arrest following pursuit

A chase that began Monday morning in Lyon County ended in Tennessee with two motorists arrested. Kentucky State Police Troopers attempted to stop a Silver 2016 Toyota Camry at 10:05 a.m. The Toyota wa ...

Burn ban issued as fires cause damage

Fire concerns Tuesday led to Judge Executive Wade White adding Lyon County to a growing list communities enacting burn bans across the state. According to White's executive order, all outdoor burning ...

Nearly 300 salute those who served

Paige Young Sims called the 17th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon and Program “Awesome.” “Oh man! This was one of the best I’ve ever been to; it gets better every year,&rd ...

Election nears

In less than one week, Lyon County voters will help decide the future of their local, state and federal government. The 2016 general election will be held Nov. 8. The ballot for this year’s elec ...

Board discusses high performance by district

Lyon County Schools are once again a distinguished district. The Lyon County Board of Education met with Site Based Decision Making Councils and discussed state assessment scores of each school during ...

Boo Bash Kuttawa dashes to success as fundraiser

A training officer at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville conquered Kuttawa mountain in 18 minutes 35 seconds Saturday in the second annual Boo Bash Kuttawa Mountain Dash. Major ...

Lyon students hold STEAM work display

Lyon County students recently had the opportunity to participate in a new event to showcase their knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math (STEAM). Students from grades K-12 displ ...

Meeting next week to plan for SolQuest

HR Ministries is taking advantage of the 2017 eclipse to spiritually connect with guests during next year's SolQuest. Planned events for the three day weekend include a 5K run, festival activities and ...

Princeton men arrested for 2016 burglaries

Kentucky State Police have charged two Princeton men following an investigation that began March of last year. Following the April 19, 2016 request from KSP for public assistance, information was re ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Perdue recognizes school volunteers

In observance of Volunteer Appreciation week April 23 - 29, several community members were recognized by Amy Perdue, Lyon County Elementary School principal and preschool director, for their extra d ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Greenhouse goal near, fundraiser coming on May 9

Efforts to raise at least $40,000 by May to build a greenhouse in memory of a local man is nearing the project's goal, and fundraisers are ramping up efforts. Friends and family of Tony Ellis are hopi ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Tennessee murder suspect caught in Lyon County

A Cadiz man wanted for questioning in connection with the death of Clarksville, Tenn., resident has been apprehended in Lyon County. On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police troopers responded to a burglar ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Local educator Amy Argo chosen among best in state

A local teacher is still in a bit of shock after being chosen as one of the state's best educators. Lyon County High School business teacher Amy Argo said she was notified of her nomination as a 2018 ...

Sports

Lyon County tennis ready for regional matches

Lyon County's Tennis team will open the regional tournament next week in Hopkinville. Coach Zach Thomas returns again this season with a talents roster ready for the postseason.

"LCHS boys and girls ...

Lyons ready for rough run

Following a rainy season that forced games delays and an ever changing schedule, Lyon County is facing 11 games in 10 days against some of the First and Second Region's best to finish out the regula ...

Lyon teams advance through Class A openers

Lyon County's baseball and softball teams had little trouble Monday defeating Fort Campbell in the opening round of the Class A Second Region Tournament.

Playing in Eddyville, the Lady Lyons idled t ...

Lyons earn road wins

Lyon County closed out one month and opened the next with road wins.

On March 31, the Lyons defeated Paducah Tilghman 5-3.

On April 2 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the Lyons beat Jeffersontown High Sch ...

Opinion

State education planning to take 2 steps back

Kentucky lawmakers are considering a number of education changes that would be considered a leap forward if the state was a small village in Algeria.

Not long after going down the road of opting to b ...

Time for high fructose corn syrup and tar

Easter may be my second favorite celebration day, right there behind Halloween but ahead of Leif Erikson Day.

Now, I didn't say 'holiday' because there's still plenty of work to be done by most folks ...

Proposed DRA cuts could impact local communities

If Congress makes no intervention, federal budget proposals will likely have a significant economic impact along the Mississippi River Delta corridor, which includes western Kentucky.

President Donal ...

Time has come for justice reform

Last year, during my visit to the drug treatment program at Roeder Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Kentucky, I met a young man there named Joe. He was smart and articulate, the son of a police off ...

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