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Fiscal court: Three tax districts set lower rates
BY BOBBIE FOUST bfoust@heraldledger.com Lyon County tax coffers are $26,112 richer thanks to a delinquent tax sale conducted earlier in the summer. However, County Clerk Sarah DeFew reported the re...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
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New flood plain maps coming
New maps will likely remove from a flood zone nearly 80 Lake Barkley homes inaccurately mapped in by a federal agency. The final maps are at least a year away, but preliminary data could be made av...
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 463 463 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle viewing to its fullest
In the past week, very few people were considering a winter cruise on Kentucky Lake — except perhaps those who were looking forward to viewing the magnificent American Bald Eagles who reside along ...
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1125 1125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal shutdown leaves locals to face angry visitors
“Every day has been different since before this began,” said Mike Looney, resources manager at Barkley Dam. “But, everyone needs to know that the power plant will continue to operate, and the locks...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1223 1223 recommendations | email to a friend
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history alive for students from area counties
Studying history in western Kentucky classrooms got much more interesting for more than 1,500 students over the weekend, as living history characters from Kentucky’s Chautauqua fanned out from the ...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1231 1231 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board approves $9.6 million working budget
Lyon County schools will operate on a total working budget of $9.6 million this year with a general fund of $6,584,855. Federal, state and other moneys comprise the remaining more than $3 million. ...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1226 1226 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday alcohol sales go down in 2-2 vote by the fiscal court
Sunday alcohol sales by the drink went down in Lyon County Fiscal Court on Thursday. Following a 33-minute debate between proponents and opponents, the court deadlocked on the issue. On a motion by...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1244 1244 recommendations | email to a friend
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An abundant life
A Lyon County woman is merging her life in hopes of helping others enrich theirs. MeMe Perdue has worn many hats in both her personal and professional life. A collegiate athlete, a daughter, a moth...
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Eddyville council makes no moves on wireless work
A 30-minute presentation by Qwireless asking to upgrade its equipment on a city water tower dominated Monday’s Eddyville City Council meeting. Phil Lambert, Qwireless general manager, asked the cou...
Sep 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1167 1167 recommendations | email to a friend
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One hurdle down in Asian carp battle
Judge-Executive Wade White’s efforts bore fruit when red tape that stymied an Asian carp processor from coming to western Kentucky was cut last week. White said the businessman should know within 3...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1081 1081 recommendations | email to a friend
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