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Annual Youth Bowfishing Tournament draws crowd

By Carol Niswonger Herald Ledger Staff

"Ya'll are just going to have to quit showing up like this," grinned Andy Cardwell at the overflow crowd at Lyon County Convention Center where nearly 200 youngsters had gathered for the Jarred Ashm ... More

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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 ...

Lyon goalies busy in Webster double header

The varsity Lyon County Lyons and Lady Lyons hosted Webster County Monday night in fierce battle on the soccer field that would leave the Lyons wounded by the Trojan offense. The Lady Trojans kicked ...

Lyons hang on to advance in Class A

After letting a 3-0 first half lead slip away Monday, the Lyons rallied against Fort Campbell to advance in the Region Two All "A" tournament. Lyon County's Kendall Sandoval earned a hat trick on th ...

Lady Lyons open middle school season

The 2016 Lyon County Middle School softball team opened their season on the road on Aug. 12, against the Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs. Eighth grade pitcher Tori Schenk’s solid performanc ...

Brown 4-under for first AJGA title

With a 4-under-par score of 209, Cullan Brown earned his first American Junior Golf Association Boys Division title last week. Playing through three rounds at Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course in Ho ...

Shelley Nickell Chapter to hold Jakes Day

The annual Shelley Nickell Chapter Jakes Day is set for Sept. 17, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds, one mile east of Smithland on US 60 from 8 a.m. until noon. Three different age groups will co ...

Bigger than the game

Days after coping with losses on and off the diamond, Greg Vincent sat in an empty dugout at the Lee S. Jones Park's rained soaked field. With a downpour drumming against the sheet metal roof, Vincent ...

Post 68 wins Junior State Tournament

Lyon County's Gabe Board started a five-run second inning Sunday that put Post 68 in control of the American Legion Junior State Tournament's championship game. The meeting was east versus west with F ...

Cullan Brown qualifies for U.S. Junior AM

yon County’s Cullan Brown shot rounds of 67 and 72 last Monday at Bowling Green Country Club to best a field of some of the Midwest’s finest junior golfers & earn a spot in the U. ...

Lyon advances to district final

Lyon County shrugged off a slow start to the Fifth District tournament’s opening game, putting it away with a five-run sixth inning. Lyon opened the final inning with a 5-0 lead. With one out on ...

Klueppel hits home run, Ellis shuts down rally

Courtney Klueppel made her senior night one to remember, smashing a home run in the bottom of the third inning that would end up being the game’s lone score as Lyon County hosted Union Monday ni ...

Seventh graders hit big against Crittenden

Seventh grade sensations Calista Collins and Sidney Melton each smashed two run triples against Crittenden County en route to a 5-2 win for the Lady Lyons on a special cancer awareness night. Lyon pic ...

Lady Lyons set win record at 18

Head coach Monty Todd told his Lady Lyons to keep their heads up Sunday as the program continues one of its most successful seasons despite falling in the final four of the All “A” State S ...

Lyons put up 11 on Dawson Springs

An eight-run sixth inning proved to be too much for visiting Dawson Springs to overcome last week. Lyon County won the contest 11-1 in Eddyville. Lyon took the lead early thanks to an RBI by Jack Walk ...

News

Chamber searching for new director

After nearly two years at the helm of the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Johnston is stepping down as executive director.

Johnston notified the chamber board of her plans to leave earlier t ...

SEEK funds remain stagnant

Lyon County Board of Education members are preparing for another year without an increase in state funding for local students.

Superintendent Russ Tilford spoke with the board Monday during their regu ...

Cherokee Riders learn history of ancestors, area

Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part series. The first installment appeared in last week's issue.

While the story of Mantle Rock in what is now Livingston County is familiar to those in th ...

Youth Challenge Rally returns in August

Time is quickly approaching for this year's Walnut Grove Baptist Church Youth Challenge Mission Rally being held this year on Aug. 5.

The theme for this year is "I am a whosoever." It is a free event ...

Opinion

Truisms for future generations

On Sunday -- Fathers Day -- the pastor at my church presented a list of the top 10 things his father used to say. It was a pretty tried and true list of expressions that most parents have found them ...

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 ...

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