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The Lyon County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk will shut down driver license services in September. It is one of nine counties making the transition this month. The statewide transition is administered by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).

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Founders’ Day and a weeklong schedule of events leading to it will return on Aug. 28 after a year’s hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Atmos Energy is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a 9.4% rate increase, which would raise revenue by $16.4 million a year.

Did you ever go blackberry picking when you were a kid? And then brought them home and your mother made a cobbler or put some in the freezer. Today, we are featuring blackberry recipes that will expand the use of the berry and maybe you might want to go blackberry picking again.

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Kids’ Adventure Day on Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz. Admission for this event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and younger.

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CALVERT CITY — It began with a ball and dinner that attracted more than 240 at Kentucky Dam Village State Park Convention Center on Thursday evening. It closed with a rousing pyrotechnic display behind the Calvert City Civic Center on Sunday night — the Fourth of July.

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GRAND RIVERS — Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Hickory, family and friends turned out last Wednesday to pay homage to Eric Chrisman, a trooper who died in a collision with a semi while on duty on that date in 2015. He was 23.

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The Champions Giving Back fundraising event is nearing its close, and there are still many ways that people can contribute to benefit four local charities and the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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While those of us who track such things may sense that hummingbirds have barely arrived for the season, they are already making their travel plans to skedaddle for the fall migration.

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Western Kentucky Educational Cooperative (WKEC) executive director Gretchen Wetzel recently acknowledged that expanding the Eddyville training center was necessary to foster growth, and to meet the needs of clients and the community.

Lyon County Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool responded to a complaint of a suspicious man harassing visitors at

Jesus looks at the vast crowd with pity “for they were like sheep without a shepherd” (Mark 6:34). Jesus would be the faithful shepherd of a new Israel. We see a significant result of Jesus shepherding his people when Paul, a former Pharisee, describes in his letter to the people of Ephesus,…

As I began this week’s message to you, I thought of what Jude said, it is more needful for me to write unto you this subject (v 3) all to often we take our Lord for granted for all that He has done for us. One particular chapter is Isaiah 53. Because of sin, and man’s sin nature, he is rejec…

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The Eddyville Riverport Industrial and Development Authority, (ERIDA), is preparing to begin its first site pad project, which will be located at the Eddyville Industrial Park. ERIDA is also the recipient of a riverport grant.

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Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

Elijah could not claim any royal heritage. He seems to be an unknown from the mountains of Tishbe. He does not record any prominent spiritual heritage, but like the Spirit of John the Baptist, came bellowing like a bull of the wilderness.

University of Kentucky entomologists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are asking Kentuckians to monitor their boxwoods for a potentially serious insect pest, the box tree moth. Boxwoods purchased this spring are at the highest risk for the moth.

On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool arrested William D. Zguro Jr., 52, of Greenville and charged him on a Muhlenberg District Court warrant alleging failure to pay fines and costs.

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Almost one year has passed since the demolition of a local Lyon County landmark, the Glenn and Melton Furniture and Hardware Store in downtown Kuttawa. To mark this anniversary, Christian’s History Corner is running an article written by Philip Glenn’s granddaughters, Beth Melton Stinnett an…

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Atmos Energy is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a 9.4% rate increase, which would raise revenue by $16.4 million a year.

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While those of us who track such things may sense that hummingbirds have barely arrived for the season, they are already making their travel plans to skedaddle for the fall migration.

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Western Kentucky Educational Cooperative (WKEC) executive director Gretchen Wetzel recently acknowledged that expanding the Eddyville training center was necessary to foster growth, and to meet the needs of clients and the community.

Lyon County Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool responded to a complaint of a suspicious man harassing visitors at

As I began this week’s message to you, I thought of what Jude said, it is more needful for me to write unto you this subject (v 3) all to often we take our Lord for granted for all that He has done for us. One particular chapter is Isaiah 53. Because of sin, and man’s sin nature, he is rejec…

Jesus looks at the vast crowd with pity “for they were like sheep without a shepherd” (Mark 6:34). Jesus would be the faithful shepherd of a new Israel. We see a significant result of Jesus shepherding his people when Paul, a former Pharisee, describes in his letter to the people of Ephesus,…

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The Eddyville Riverport Industrial and Development Authority, (ERIDA), is preparing to begin its first site pad project, which will be located at the Eddyville Industrial Park. ERIDA is also the recipient of a riverport grant.

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Almost one year has passed since the demolition of a local Lyon County landmark, the Glenn and Melton Furniture and Hardware Store in downtown Kuttawa. To mark this anniversary, Christian’s History Corner is running an article written by Philip Glenn’s granddaughters, Beth Melton Stinnett an…

On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool arrested William D. Zguro Jr., 52, of Greenville and charged him on a Muhlenberg District Court warrant alleging failure to pay fines and costs.

Elijah could not claim any royal heritage. He seems to be an unknown from the mountains of Tishbe. He does not record any prominent spiritual heritage, but like the Spirit of John the Baptist, came bellowing like a bull of the wilderness.

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Join the Woodlands Nature Station as they celebrate the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

University of Kentucky entomologists and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are asking Kentuckians to monitor their boxwoods for a potentially serious insect pest, the box tree moth. Boxwoods purchased this spring are at the highest risk for the moth.

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Atmos Energy is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a 9.4% rate increase, which would raise revenue by $16.4 million a year.

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The Genesis program was established in 2012 in Hopkinsville at the Pennyroyal Center. In 2017, an expansion resulted in servicing 32 patients. The Genesis East and Genesis West facilities separate male and female patients.

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Danielle Demello was asked to establish Aquatic Protein, LLC, in May 2020. It is a fish market working with local fishermen helping regulate invasive fish species, and providing a living wage.

David, the man after God’s own heart (I Samuel 13:14 and Acts 13:22) stands prominent not only for his exploits but also for hi many sins which he was ready to confess. It is merciful and reassuring to us that a man full of flaws could be used so greatly of the Lord. When one thinks of David…

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Founders’ Day and a weeklong schedule of events leading to it will return on Aug. 28 after a year’s hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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On the Fourth of July at 3:20 p.m., Justin T. Cobb, 25, of Greenville turned himself in to Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon. Cobb was wanted on a Lyon County Circuit Court indictment warrant charging him with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, greater than two grams — methamph…

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Can you believe July is almost half gone? Soon it will be time for children to head back to school. Some will want to pack a lunch with them. Today we are featuring some ideas for healthy lunches for the kids.

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A 2006 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet initiative is moving forward with Item No. 1-187.31, formally known as the 641 Connect project — an alternate highway route spanning Eddyville and Fredonia.

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At 9:15 a.m. June 29, Deputy Sheriff Sam Adams and Sheriff Brent White were dispatched to a burglary complaint on Chestnut Oak Road, southwest of Kuttawa. The homeowner had found his detached garage had been forcibly entered and numerous items stolen, including two Craftsman cabinets, and ot…

For some to love their children there is a certain air of expectancy on their part. Love in this parable is spoken of in various ways. The Father’s love was approachable. The younger son seemed unafraid to go to the father and ask for his share of the family wealth. he said to him, “Father, …

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Taking the gospel to every home has some benefits for churches, in addition to sharing the gospel message with people who do not have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Did you ever go blackberry picking when you were a kid? And then brought them home and your mother made a cobbler or put some in the freezer. Today, we are featuring blackberry recipes that will expand the use of the berry and maybe you might want to go blackberry picking again.

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Kids’ Adventure Day on Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz. Admission for this event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and younger.

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Every July Fourth, as we gather together to celebrate this wonderful, fragile American experiment with patriotic music, BBQ and fireworks, I find myself pausing to contemplate my small, symbolic role in our national narrative. I am a first generation American. I am the son of an immigrant, a…

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CALVERT CITY — It began with a ball and dinner that attracted more than 240 at Kentucky Dam Village State Park Convention Center on Thursday evening. It closed with a rousing pyrotechnic display behind the Calvert City Civic Center on Sunday night — the Fourth of July.

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During the Lyon County Schools Board of Education meeting last week, the board reviewed the American Rescue Plan’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) spending plan, reappointed a treasurer, approved four change orders, and discussed other items.

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Lake Barkley is the site of several vacation and rental properties, and the new ownership of The Palisades on Lake Barkley brings renewed interest to the area and summer holidays, especially after a COVID-19 lockdown year.

Recently a person commented that they were using rubber mulch to avoid attracting termites to their house. Does this work? A review of extension articles shows that this is something of a myth. All kinds of insects are drawn to wood mulch as it does conserve moisture, insulates them from tem…

On June 25 at 3:30 p.m., Sheriff Brent White and Eddyville Police Chief Jaime Green responded to a driving under the influence complaint near the mall in Eddyville. Two people allegedly alarmed a local business by the way their vehicle was being driven.

Surrounding Father’s Day, one of the most often scriptures used by preachers is the parable in Luke 15. In this parable we see a multitude of paternal coveted characteristics. At the very beginning we see a selfless love that allows the son to be released from his father’s authority. It is v…

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GRAND RIVERS — Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Hickory, family and friends turned out last Wednesday to pay homage to Eric Chrisman, a trooper who died in a collision with a semi while on duty on that date in 2015. He was 23.

Alex William Bugg, of Lexington, has received a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and will undergo family medicine residency training with Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in St. Petersburg, Florida.