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At the Tuesday, Nov. 15 meeting, Princeton Rotary Club President Al Brunelle received the 2022 AARP Kentucky Andrus Award for Community Service. The recognition came with a $2,000 prize, which Brunelle chose to donate to the Rotary Foundation.

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These are words of a comedian of yesteryear. Temptation is real. There is, however, a difference between trials and temptations. Trials will strengthen your faith with your victories. Yielded temptations result in sin! Read very carefully these following words of James, a servant of God. “My…

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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky college students seeking a career in agriculture or government to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s internship program for the 2023 summer.

• On Sunday, Nov. 13, around 4:30 p.m., Sheriff Brent White answered a medical assistance call on Mayhugh Road in the southern portion of the county. The sheriff’s office said that, after assisting Lyon EMS, he saw Brett M. Whitney, 33, of Eddyville, on the property. Whitney was later charge…

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The Lyon County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Nov. 21 and it included the first reading of the school calendar and review of an energy savings contract.

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When The Shire bookstore owner Anna Tobey first opened her bookstore, she wasn’t sure what to expect. But she knew she had to open the doors in her own town.

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On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Lyon County Fiscal Court held its regularly scheduled meeting and agenda items included an update on a property that requires clean up and the amendment of the sheriff’s budget.

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• On Sunday, Nov. 6, around 12:55 p.m., Sheriff Brent White answered a theft complaint in the 2000 block of KY 93 North. The sheriff’s office said investigation revealed unknown offender(s) used a power tool to remove catalytic converters from multiple commercial vehicles parked on the victi…

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The city of Eddyville held its regularly scheduled city council meeting on Monday, Nov. 7 and agenda items included an update on the new tennis courts and a letter from the Kentucky Department of Parks.

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On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear joined Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Kerry Harvey and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ashli Watts to announce two new programs aimed at boosting workforce participation by helping the justice-involved population who have paid their de…

• On Tuesday, Nov. 1, around 10:50 a.m., Sheriff Brent White arrested Tabitha D. Cunningham, 36, of Eddyville, and charged her with a Ballard District Court bench warrant on contempt of court, according to the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office said Cunningham posted bond and was release…

Kentucky State Police will be doing traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes.

Have you ever taken for granted what there is to do in Lyon County? Members of the Lyon County High School Future Business Leaders of America did, until we were educated.

Land Between the Lakes is offering a full calendar of events in November. From paleontology to laser shows to Christmas celebrations, there is sure to be something for everyone.

On Friday, Oct. 28, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office held a memorial for the 13 officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Lyon County over the last 130 years. Plaques commemorating each officer were unveiled.

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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky college students seeking a career in agriculture or government to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s internship program for the 2023 summer.

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Journalists often have stories they are obligated to write. But at Thanksgiving, that is not the case. Reflecting on things I am thankful for is something I look forward to, counting it a privilege to reflect on the Lord’s blessings.

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This year’s 2022 Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book, which looks at the well-being of children in each county, focuses on the importance of putting forth meaningful policies to support Kentucky’s youth, with an emphasis on listening and acting on what young people say is important to them.

Morgan’s Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel hosted the annual holiday service of remembrance on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church in Princeton. This was the first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic.

• On Sunday, Nov. 13, around 4:30 p.m., Sheriff Brent White answered a medical assistance call on Mayhugh Road in the southern portion of the county. The sheriff’s office said that, after assisting Lyon EMS, he saw Brett M. Whitney, 33, of Eddyville, on the property. Whitney was later charge…

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As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday, Nov. 21 an investment of over $203 million to expand reliable and affordable high-speed internet to more than 34,000 Kentucky families and businesses.

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FRANKFORT – There were mixed results in the weekly COVID-19 report released on Monday, Nov. 21 by the Kentucky Department for Public Health, as some of the indicators rose, while others experienced declines.

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The Lyon County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Nov. 21 and it included the first reading of the school calendar and review of an energy savings contract.

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PADUCAH — The merger of Computer Services, Inc. with Centerbridge Partners LP and Bridgeport Partners that was announced on Aug. 22 was finalized Nov. 9 with the approval of CSI shareholders.

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Colossians 3:15-17, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, s…

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When The Shire bookstore owner Anna Tobey first opened her bookstore, she wasn’t sure what to expect. But she knew she had to open the doors in her own town.

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On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Lyon County Fiscal Court held its regularly scheduled meeting and agenda items included an update on a property that requires clean up and the amendment of the sheriff’s budget.

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Pennyrile Area Development District is once again looking for donations for the Forgotten Angel program. This is the 16th year this program has been ongoing. PADD serve residents in personal care homes, who are usually younger and sometimes who are suffering with mental illness, more so than…

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• On Sunday, Nov. 6, around 12:55 p.m., Sheriff Brent White answered a theft complaint in the 2000 block of KY 93 North. The sheriff’s office said investigation revealed unknown offender(s) used a power tool to remove catalytic converters from multiple commercial vehicles parked on the victi…

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Influenza is spreading quickly in Kentucky, raising the threat of a “triple-demic” of flu, Covid-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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Kentucky students are invited to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Poster and Essay Contest, Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles has announced.

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The American Legion National Oratory Scholarship District 1 Contest will be held on Jan. 15, 2023. It will be at 2 p.m. at the Lee Jones Convention Center in Eddyville. The deadline to enroll is Jan. 9, 2023.

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky college students seeking a career in agriculture or government to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s internship program for the 2023 summer.

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This year’s 2022 Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book, which looks at the well-being of children in each county, focuses on the importance of putting forth meaningful policies to support Kentucky’s youth, with an emphasis on listening and acting on what young people say is important to them.

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PADUCAH — The merger of Computer Services, Inc. with Centerbridge Partners LP and Bridgeport Partners that was announced on Aug. 22 was finalized Nov. 9 with the approval of CSI shareholders.

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The Lyon County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Nov. 21 and it included the first reading of the school calendar and review of an energy savings contract.

Morgan’s Funeral Home and Lakeland Chapel hosted the annual holiday service of remembrance on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Ogden Memorial United Methodist Church in Princeton. This was the first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PADUCAH — “First and foremost, winter weather is coming,” said Christine Wielgos, warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service of Paducah, opening the NWS Paducah annual winter weather workshop Thursday, Nov. 17.

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This Saturday, Nov. 26, is Small Business Saturday and several local businesses are offering special promotions to celebrate.

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Journalists often have stories they are obligated to write. But at Thanksgiving, that is not the case. Reflecting on things I am thankful for is something I look forward to, counting it a privilege to reflect on the Lord’s blessings.

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Many people think business and love can’t mix, but Phil and Deb Domke, owners of Payroll Vault, a national franchise providing workforce solutions for business, prove that theory wrong every single day. When they took the leap from the corporate world and purchased the franchise, they decide…

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As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday, Nov. 21 an investment of over $203 million to expand reliable and affordable high-speed internet to more than 34,000 Kentucky families and businesses.

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FRANKFORT – There were mixed results in the weekly COVID-19 report released on Monday, Nov. 21 by the Kentucky Department for Public Health, as some of the indicators rose, while others experienced declines.

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Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville is seeking the help of area communities in preparation for Christmas activities to benefit patients at WSH and residents at the Western State Nursing Facility.

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Pennyrile Area Development District is once again looking for donations for the Forgotten Angel program. This is the 16th year this program has been ongoing. PADD serve residents in personal care homes, who are usually younger and sometimes who are suffering with mental illness, more so than…

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PADUCAH — Carroll Hubbard Jr., a former Kentucky politician who once served in Frankfort and in Washington, D.C., died Saturday at the age of 85.

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FRANKFORT — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says communities across the country continued support for DEA’s biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, by safely disposing of more than 647,000 pounds of unneeded medications at nearly 5,000 collection sites across the country.

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Kentucky students are invited to enter the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s annual Poster and Essay Contest, Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles has announced.

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There is so much that divides us — but gratitude can be what unite us.

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PADUCAH — Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital plans to build a new $12.5 million, 19,000 square foot facility to serve as a full-service cancer center for all of the hospital’s oncology-related services, officials announced last week.

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More than 4,500 locations will open to collect Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for the Samaritan’s Purse project. Volunteers are preparing to collect shoebox gifts during National Collection Week, Nov. 14-21. Princeton First Baptist Church is the drop off location for the Land Betwee…

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The American Legion National Oratory Scholarship District 1 Contest will be held on Jan. 15, 2023. It will be at 2 p.m. at the Lee Jones Convention Center in Eddyville. The deadline to enroll is Jan. 9, 2023.

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Colossians 3:15-17, “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, s…

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When The Shire bookstore owner Anna Tobey first opened her bookstore, she wasn’t sure what to expect. But she knew she had to open the doors in her own town.

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• On Sunday, Nov. 6, around 12:55 p.m., Sheriff Brent White answered a theft complaint in the 2000 block of KY 93 North. The sheriff’s office said investigation revealed unknown offender(s) used a power tool to remove catalytic converters from multiple commercial vehicles parked on the victi…

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Influenza is spreading quickly in Kentucky, raising the threat of a “triple-demic” of flu, Covid-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

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On Thursday, Nov. 10, the Lyon County Fiscal Court held its regularly scheduled meeting and agenda items included an update on a property that requires clean up and the amendment of the sheriff’s budget.

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Hay availability in Kentucky may be short this winter because of multiple, compounded issues. The variability of yield, quality and number of cuttings indicate the hay supply could get tight. It is important to protect the hay crop you have and use it wisely — that smart conservation and pla…

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The city of Eddyville held its regularly scheduled city council meeting on Monday, Nov. 7 and agenda items included an update on the new tennis courts and a letter from the Kentucky Department of Parks.

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On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear joined Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Kerry Harvey and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ashli Watts to announce two new programs aimed at boosting workforce participation by helping the justice-involved population who have paid their de…

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Autumn in Kentucky brings earlier sunsets that lead to crisp mornings and an explosion of fall colors that gives way to bare branches. Deer movement increases and builds excitement among hunters.

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The University of Kentucky Public Relations and Strategic Communications Office provides a weekly health column available for use and reprint by news media. This week’s column is by Dee Dlugonski, Ph.D., assistant professor of athletic training in the UK College of Health Sciences and coordi…

Pennyrile Allied Community Services has released the November menus for senior centers in the district. Menus are subject to change based on availability of items.

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PADUCAH — With November recognized as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah is soon hosting an educational event for the community to learn about what causes lung cancer and advances in lung cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment.

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MADISONVILLE — After more than a decade of debate, discussion and even expenditures of money, ground was officially broken on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 3 for the new Hopkins County Sports Plex.

Land Between the Lakes is offering a full calendar of events in November. From paleontology to laser shows to Christmas celebrations, there is sure to be something for everyone.

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PADUCAH — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., visited Paducah on Monday, Nov. 7 with a stop at Midwest Aviation to read his midterms forecast of a “Red tsunami” and the bemoaning of pundits.

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PADUCAH — The 18th annual River’s Edge International Film Festival (REIFF), one of the longest-running film festivals in Kentucky, returns to Paducah this week to spotlight around 25 independent films from filmmakers in western Kentucky, across the nation and around the world.

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PADUCAH — All 20 recent graduates of an area training program are working or soon starting at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah site — a rapid hire pipeline marking a local need for skilled workers.

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Joel 2: 11, “And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executes his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?”

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“This, then, is the message which we have heard of Him, and declare unto you, that God is Light, and in Him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Him and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth: But if we walk in the light, as He is in the Light, we have fellow…