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Lady Lyons open season 4-1

Staff Report

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 ... More

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Lyon improves to 2-1 on strong start

Senior pitcher Avery Ellis was dominant as the Lyons defeated Murray High School 5-0 last week on the road. Ellis allowed just four singles as the Lyons kept the bases clean on their way to the win. ...

Lyons, Wildcats battle in district thriller

Tuesday night in postseason play, boys basketball fans may have seen the greatest seven minutes of Fifth District action this season. Lyon County and host Trigg County remained tied 35-35 af ...

Lady Lyons fall to Lady Maroons

Lyon County fell 50-34 to visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins on Friday. The Lady Lyons defense did a good job of disrupting the Lady Maroons, forcing them to shoot 38 percent from the field, but we ...

Board bombards Braves with 25

Friday night, Union County didn't have an answer for Gabe Board, who notched 25 points for Lyon County. Board's performance led Lyon 78-54 over the visitors. For the night, Board hit 3-of-6 volleys ...

Gold medalist coming to MSU

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin will speak at Murray State University on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. inside the Curris Center ballroom. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsore ...

Lady Lyons stunned by Rockets

Two days after upsetting tournament hosts and favorite University Heights Academy, Lyon County fell 42-37 to Crittenden County in the Class A Second Region tournament. Lyon County struggled with fou ...

Lyon holds Webster in loss

Despite two ties in the second quarter and one in the third, Lyon County couldn't pull ahead of visiting Webster County Monday night. The Lyons fell 50-41, but held the Trojans to 50 points, tied fo ...

Lyons dispatch Livingston

Lyon County didn’t go longer than 2:18 without a score Friday as the Lyons steamrolled visiting Livingston Central 71-48. Gabe Board opened the scoring 45 seconds into the contest with a 3-point ...

Lady Lyons split at Reidland

Lyon County's middle school Lady Lyons split decisions with Reidland just before the Thanksgiving break. The eighth grade Lady Lyons had a resounding 30-7 win, led on offense by Rose Smith with 20 p ...

Zombies descend on park for glow run

On Friday night, zombies descended upon Lee S. Jones Park for the second annual Zombie Glow Run/Walk 5K. The race benefited the Lyon County High School softball team, and almost 140 participants sig ...

Brown named to Rolex Junior All-America Team

The American Junior Golf Association has announced its Rolex Junior All-America Teams, headlined by Rolex Junior Players of the Year Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, and Paphangkorn Tavatanakit of Ba ...

Brown brings home Lyon's first state title

Cullan Brown has another title to add to a growing list: state champion. Brown finished with a 73, 5-under par Saturday during the two day KHSAA Boys State Golf championship, following his first round ...

Lyon hosts Dawson Springs

Lyon County hosted Dawson Springs Thursday in double header action that ended with a win for the Lyons and a sixth stalemate for the Lady Lyons. The Lyons opened the night with a 10-0 clobbering of ...

Young Guns on target at state competition

Local archers and shooting sports enthusiasts placed high in state competition earlier this month.The Lyon County 4H Shooting Sports team -- Young Guns -- traveled to Lexington Sept. 10-11, to parti ...

Field of dreams

CALDWELL COUNTY -- On a summer night in 2008, 12-year-old Jake Hodge went to bed and never woke up again. He was by all appearances a healthy, athletic child; and while the mystery surrounding his d ...

Lyon falls 7-1 to Wildcats

Lyon County fell behind early against a physical Trigg County team and never caught up Monday night in Eddyville. The Wildcats (8-4) took the win 7-1, but trailed by a score early in the contest. Ly ...

Lady Lyons fall, Dawson Springs picks up first win

Despite a strong defensive effort, Lyon County (0-8-1) failed to fend off Dawson Springs Thursday night as part of a double header at the Lee S. Jones Park. The Lady Panthers picked up their first wi ...

Lyons split week with Caldwell, Dawson Springs

Hosting Dawson Springs, Lyon County scored early and often on its way to an 8-3 win over the visitors. Lyon County's Kendall Sandoval opened the scoring 30 seconds into the contest. Bryson Penn dribbl ...

Lady Lyons fall in tough matches

It was a grueling match for the Lady Lyons last Tuesday night against the Hopkins County Central Storm. The junior varsity girls battled the raging Storm first, able to hold off their first goal for ...

Lyon gets wins over Paducah, Trigg

The LCMS Lady Lyons made a strong showing last week, winning big on the road against Paducah Tilghman and at home against the Trigg County Wildcats. On Monday, Aug. 29, the Lady Lyons traveled to Pa ...

Founders Day Olympics goes for the gold

Seventeen Olympic hopefuls competed in the first Eddyville Founders Day 2016 Olympics. The future Olympians competed in nine events and were scored to determine the gold, silver, and bronze medalists. ...

Lady Lyons battle top competition

The Lyon County Middle School Lady Lyons softball team played three games last week, starting the week on Monday, Aug. 22, on the road against the Marshall County Lady Marshals. The Lady Marshals ca ...

JV, varsity Lady Lyons split at Trigg

The Lady Lyons picked up a win on the road to Trigg County on Saturday. While the varsity Lady Lyons struggled to fend off the Lady Wildcats, the junior varsity picked up a 4-1 win. In the varsity g ...

News

Kuttawa and Eddyville claim same property

Recent efforts to create a county-wide development plan may be bringing a long running property dispute to a head.

On Monday, the Kuttawa Mayor Lee McCollum discussed city limits with the council. McC ...

Two arrested for drug charges

A Livingston County woman and a Dexter man were arrested last week following a traffic stop.

Kentucky State Trooper T. J. Williams conducted the stop on U.S. 60 in Livingston County at about 11 a.m. ...

Community rallying behind Ellis greenhouse

Friends and family of Tony Ellis are hoping to recognize how much he meant to the community with a greenhouse at Lyon County High School.

Rae Wagoner and Becky Kinder work with Ellis' wife Debbie at t ...

Opinion

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 ...

Lawmakers don't need to dabble with religion

Last week a Kentucky lawmaker introduced legislation to allow the Bible to be taught as an elective in public schools across the state.

As a Christian, I hope the proposal doesn’t become law.

It ...

Bring classes to all high school sports

As sometimes happens when pen meets paper (or in this day and age, when finger meets keyboard), last week's editorial in this space didn't start out as a diatribe about school funding.

It began with ...

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