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Lyon teams advance through Class A openers

Saff Report

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 ... More

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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 ...

Lyon, Trigg split contests

Fifth District foes Trigg County and Lyon County split their two regular season meetings less than a week apart. At Cadiz April 19, Trigg County pulled ahead in the second inning and held off a rally ...

Lady Lyons take 2nd Region Class "A"

Lyon County’s Lady Lyons battled both impressive fielding by Caldwell County Lady Tigers as well as Mother Nature in the 2nd Region Championship last week. Thanks to their fortitude, patience an ...

Lyons pick up two wins

Lyon County went 2-1 across two days of action on the road at Murray and Mayfield during the Dinger Wood Bat Classic last week. Lyon — one of 13 teams competing at multiple sites during the wee ...

Lyons, Lady Lyons win in Marion

Monday night was made for Lyon County baseball and softball. Both squads picked up wins on the road in Marion to start the week. For the Lyons, Avery Ellis had a good afternoon on the mound, striking ...

Lyons top Hickman

Lyon County's bats were smoking Friday as they hosted Hickman County. The Lyons pulled away early and didn't see a challenge by the Falcons until the sixth inning. Lyon, on the other hand, had five-ru ...

News

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 ...

Opinion

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 ...

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 ...

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