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Time for high fructose corn syrup and tar

By Jody Norwood jnorwood@heraldledger.com

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 ... More

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Everything new is old again

Everything from my childhood has officially become everything for my daughter’s. For a little background, I grew up in the 80s. I saw the birth of both Transformers and GI Joe. Summers were spe ...

Be kind, please rewind

Kids have a special way of making you feel like some outdated dinosaur lumbering around in their world. Generally, they don’t mean to. Kids are mostly nice people, even if a lot of them need hel ...

Make the most of it

As mentioned in last week’s Herald Ledger, next year a solar eclipse will dominate our landscape. It will provide Lyon County with just over two minutes of fame as one of the best spots in the ...

Report from Frankfort

The success of a legislative session is often defined on an issue that emerges out of committee meetings, floor debates and rallies that punctuate the lawmaking process. Last year it was the heroin e ...

Orders hit and miss for Bevin

One of the first actions of incoming governor Matt Bevin was to promptly undo the final few actions of outgoing governor Steve Beshear. It shouldn’t have been too big of a shock. Political parti ...

Good to be home

Like millions of people around the country, the Norwoods loaded up the car and headed south for the holidays. You may be asking how I know there were millions traveling south. Even if you aren’t ...


Roads spark debate during fiscal court

Roads consumed much of the Lyon County Fiscal Court's April meeting.

Future and past paving projects led to a brief discussion between magistrate Steve Cruce and Judge Executive Wade White. Cruce spok ...

Comer forum focuses on health care

Congressman James Comer met with locals last week during a town hall meeting at the Lyon County Courthouse, spending about an hour of the hour and a half session addressing health care concerns.

Come ...

Arthur Long arraignment waiting extradition

An Illinois man accused of murdering his sister in Lyon County remains in custody in Tennessee.

Arthur A. Long, of Chicago, Ill., was indicted Feb. 6 on charges of murder and theft by unlawful taking ...

Bridge to be renamed in honor of Tony Ellis

Republican lawmakers voted last week to override vetoes by Gov. Matt Bevin that would have prevented renaming a local bridge in honor of a Lyon County man.

John Cheves of the Lexington Herald-Leader ...


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 ...

Lyons edged by Marshall 3-2

Marshall County pulled ahead in the sixth inning and held on Tuesday to top visiting Lyon County 3-2.

Lyon took the lead early after Max Wadlington doubled to get on base. He scored on the next at bat ...

Lady Lyons open season 4-1

The Lady Lyons have faced more opposition from rain and roller coaster temperatures than competition to start the 2017 season.

The Lady Lyons played their first game at home Thursday against Henders ...

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