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MAYFIELD — Remote Area Medical, or RAM — a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need — will hold a free, two-day disaster response medical and vision clinic in Mayfield this weekend.

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Eddyville native Abigail Wright gets to see her hometown and the nearby communities in Caldwell County in a whole new way, thanks to her job as a reporter for the Lyon County Herald Ledger and Princeton Times Leader.

Lyon County baseball coach Ricky Baker and senior athlete Jackson Shoulders have picked up two top honors for the 2nd Region. On Wednesday, May 4, the 2nd Region Athletic Directors Association announced its award recipients.

A nine-run third inning propelled Lyon County to a 12-1 victory over district rival Livingston Central on Monday, May 2 at Jim Boyd Field in Eddyville. The rally was led by singles from Gunnar Bingham, Austin Spears and Eli Baker and doubles from Jackson Shoulders and Brody Williams.

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Less than a week after leaving Owensboro after a loss to Owensboro Catholic in the All A Classic, the Lady Lyons were back at Jack Fisher Park for the Owensboro Catholic Classic. The two-day affair featured the Lady Lyons against Hancock County, Owensboro and host Owensboro Catholic.

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Lyon County baseball coach Ricky Baker and senior athlete Jackson Shoulders have picked up two top honors for the 2nd Region. On Wednesday, May 4, the 2nd Region Athletic Directors Association announced its award recipients.

Last week, the Herald Ledger brought our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate that was running opposed in the primary elections in May was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, announced May 5 with a news release that he secured several priorities to benefit Kentucky in the Water Resources Development Act of 2022, which the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved.

Lyon County high school’s prom is this Saturday, May 14. Grand March will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jason White gymnasium at the high school. It is open to the public this year. Prom will begin at 8 p.m. and Project Prom will be from midnight to 5 a.m.

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Less than a week after leaving Owensboro after a loss to Owensboro Catholic in the All A Classic, the Lady Lyons were back at Jack Fisher Park for the Owensboro Catholic Classic. The two-day affair featured the Lady Lyons against Hancock County, Owensboro and host Owensboro Catholic.

• On Wednesday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Sam Adams served an arrest warrant from Hopkins County on Jeannia N. Amar, 50, of Madisonville, for failure to appear in a stolen property and drug related case, according to the sheriff’s office.• On Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m., Depu…

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PADUCAH — If the numbers released by the American Quilter’s Society and the National Quilt Museum are any indication, Paducah’s QuiltWeek has picked up where it left off in 2019.

McDonald's recently announced in a news release that it's celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day by offering teachers a free beverage of their choice in the drive-thru. The offer is valid from May 2-13. 

On Monday, April 25, after 4 p.m., Deputy Seth P’Pool served a criminal summons on James E. Hall, 64, of Kuttawa, on a violation of the Lyon County Nuisance Ordinance, according to the sheriff’s office.

Nonnie’s Place of Eddyville will once again be hosting its annual fashion show. It will be on Thursday, May 19 at the Grand Rivers Senior Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Nonnie’s Attic in Eddyville.

The Eddyville Woman’s Club held its April meeting on Tuesday, April 26 at the Eddyville Public Library, where Lyon County Sheriff Brent White shared information about the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch.

According to Kentucky State Police, Kentucky State Police Post 1 was contacted on Thursday, April 28 by Lyon County High School and the Lyon County Sheriff, requesting assistance with investigating threats made against Lyon County Schools students.

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Members of the Lyon County High School 4-H Teen Leadership organization presented the “Teens Against Tobacco Use” program last Wednesday to fourth- and fifth-grade students at Lyon County Elementary. It seeks to educate students about the dangers of vaping, smoking, chewing tobacco and other…

The Lyon County Herald Ledger is proud to bring our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question. If a candidate is not listed below, it means …

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The Eddyville City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 2, which saw the second reading of the alcohol sales ordinance and a presentation from the Lake Barkley Partnership for Economic Development.

• On Wednesday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Sam Adams served an arrest warrant from Hopkins County on Jeannia N. Amar, 50, of Madisonville, for failure to appear in a stolen property and drug related case, according to the sheriff’s office.• On Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m., Depu…

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PADUCAH — A Paducah-based company is planning a new Southside location that Paducah city officials call a double win for expansion and revitalization.

Last week, the Herald Ledger brought our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate that was running opposed in the primary elections in May was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question.

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Less than a week after leaving Owensboro after a loss to Owensboro Catholic in the All A Classic, the Lady Lyons were back at Jack Fisher Park for the Owensboro Catholic Classic. The two-day affair featured the Lady Lyons against Hancock County, Owensboro and host Owensboro Catholic.

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FRANKFORT — Last week, the number of new cases of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations and the positivity rate all saw increases, which is a continuing trend, according to the latest weekly report from the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

Lyon County high school’s prom is this Saturday, May 14. Grand March will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jason White gymnasium at the high school. It is open to the public this year. Prom will begin at 8 p.m. and Project Prom will be from midnight to 5 a.m.

Lyon County baseball coach Ricky Baker and senior athlete Jackson Shoulders have picked up two top honors for the 2nd Region. On Wednesday, May 4, the 2nd Region Athletic Directors Association announced its award recipients.

If you are looking to make a huge difference in the world, serving as a foster parent, volunteering your time, supporting those who serve as foster parents or volunteering your time mentoring foster kids, are certainly ways to do it.

A nine-run third inning propelled Lyon County to a 12-1 victory over district rival Livingston Central on Monday, May 2 at Jim Boyd Field in Eddyville. The rally was led by singles from Gunnar Bingham, Austin Spears and Eli Baker and doubles from Jackson Shoulders and Brody Williams.

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness, but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce announces the inaugural Christmas in July Lake Barkley Marina Crawl set for July 16. The event is being brought to you by Kuttawa Tourism Commission, the Lake Barkley Tourism Commission, ReMax-Lake Barkley Real Estate Services and Edge Media Group.

Livingston Central’s 9-8 victory over the Lady Lyons on Monday, May 2 complicated the 5th District standings as both teams were at 3-1 in the district with just one week left in the regular season. Lyon County won 8-6 in the team’s first meeting just one week earlier.

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Fredonia Little League will be returning to Buddy Rogers Ballpark this summer. Signups started Saturday, May 7, and organizer Bayley McDonald says it’s expecting the biggest season yet.

Nonnie’s Place of Eddyville will once again be hosting its annual fashion show. It will be on Thursday, May 19 at the Grand Rivers Senior Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Nonnie’s Attic in Eddyville.

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Caldwell County will soon have a new childcare option available. Legacy Child Development Center hopes to be open to the public in early August, and will offer childcare for children from six weeks to 12 years of age.

McDonald's recently announced in a news release that it's celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day by offering teachers a free beverage of their choice in the drive-thru. The offer is valid from May 2-13. 

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Farmers typically don’t need a lot of supplemental hay in late spring, but it’s something University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension agent Nick Roy has been seeing in his part of the state. Add to that, higher than normal fertilizer prices and hay and livestock producers are facing a chall…

According to Kentucky State Police, Kentucky State Police Post 1 was contacted on Thursday, April 28 by Lyon County High School and the Lyon County Sheriff, requesting assistance with investigating threats made against Lyon County Schools students.

• On Wednesday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Sam Adams served an arrest warrant from Hopkins County on Jeannia N. Amar, 50, of Madisonville, for failure to appear in a stolen property and drug related case, according to the sheriff’s office.• On Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m., Depu…

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FRANKFORT — Last week, the number of new cases of COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations and the positivity rate all saw increases, which is a continuing trend, according to the latest weekly report from the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce announces the inaugural Christmas in July Lake Barkley Marina Crawl set for July 16. The event is being brought to you by Kuttawa Tourism Commission, the Lake Barkley Tourism Commission, ReMax-Lake Barkley Real Estate Services and Edge Media Group.

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Fredonia Little League will be returning to Buddy Rogers Ballpark this summer. Signups started Saturday, May 7, and organizer Bayley McDonald says it’s expecting the biggest season yet.

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish, foolishness, but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

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PADUCAH — If the numbers released by the American Quilter’s Society and the National Quilt Museum are any indication, Paducah’s QuiltWeek has picked up where it left off in 2019.

If you are looking to make a huge difference in the world, serving as a foster parent, volunteering your time, supporting those who serve as foster parents or volunteering your time mentoring foster kids, are certainly ways to do it.

ROSINE – Located at the end of the tree-lined Pen Lane, just east of Rosine, sits a traditional cabin that pays homage to famed fiddle player Pendleton “Uncle Pen” Vandiver, uncle of Rosine native and bluegrass legend Bill Monroe.

Last week, the Herald Ledger brought our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate that was running opposed in the primary elections in May was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, announced May 5 with a news release that he secured several priorities to benefit Kentucky in the Water Resources Development Act of 2022, which the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved.

Lyon County high school’s prom is this Saturday, May 14. Grand March will begin at 7 p.m. in the Jason White gymnasium at the high school. It is open to the public this year. Prom will begin at 8 p.m. and Project Prom will be from midnight to 5 a.m.

Are you one of those drivers who complains when you are stopped at a red light for what seems to be an excessive period of time? You may be able to control your own destiny, in terms of when the light turns green, if you make sure to pull all the way up to the “stop bar” at the intersection.

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PADUCAH — A Paducah-based company is planning a new Southside location that Paducah city officials call a double win for expansion and revitalization.

Kentucky 4-H is offering its “Adulting 101” course again this year. This course is designed as a life skills course for teenagers to help them learn valuable life skills.

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Farmers typically don’t need a lot of supplemental hay in late spring, but it’s something University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension agent Nick Roy has been seeing in his part of the state. Add to that, higher than normal fertilizer prices and hay and livestock producers are facing a chall…

There are many spiritual/scriptural truths on each page of the Bible if we just look for them. John 4 is such that gives basic Christian principles to all of us. Truth and example one after another charge our hearts to a better conformity to His word.

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Caldwell County will soon have a new childcare option available. Legacy Child Development Center hopes to be open to the public in early August, and will offer childcare for children from six weeks to 12 years of age.

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FRANKFORT — COVID-19 appears to coming back in Kentucky as the weekly figures released on Monday showed an increase in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as the positivity rate, although the community level remained in the green for 116 counties.

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The University of Kentucky Wheat Science Group will host the 2022 Wheat Field Day on May 10. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Central Time. The tour starts at 8:45 a.m.

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PADUCAH — In west central Alabama, in the heart of Wilcox County off of County Road 29, there is a community called Gee’s Bend, named for Joseph Gee, who settled the area in 1816 on the north side of a bend in the Alabama River.

The Lyon County Herald Ledger is proud to bring our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question. If a candidate is not listed below, it means …

Nonnie’s Place of Eddyville will once again be hosting its annual fashion show. It will be on Thursday, May 19 at the Grand Rivers Senior Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Nonnie’s Attic in Eddyville.

The Eddyville Woman’s Club held its April meeting on Tuesday, April 26 at the Eddyville Public Library, where Lyon County Sheriff Brent White shared information about the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch.

On Monday, April 25, after 4 p.m., Deputy Seth P’Pool served a criminal summons on James E. Hall, 64, of Kuttawa, on a violation of the Lyon County Nuisance Ordinance, according to the sheriff’s office.

McDonald's recently announced in a news release that it's celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day by offering teachers a free beverage of their choice in the drive-thru. The offer is valid from May 2-13. 

According to Kentucky State Police, Kentucky State Police Post 1 was contacted on Thursday, April 28 by Lyon County High School and the Lyon County Sheriff, requesting assistance with investigating threats made against Lyon County Schools students.

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Members of the Lyon County High School 4-H Teen Leadership organization presented the “Teens Against Tobacco Use” program last Wednesday to fourth- and fifth-grade students at Lyon County Elementary. It seeks to educate students about the dangers of vaping, smoking, chewing tobacco and other…

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BENTON — The 29 students named AGC of Western Kentucky Technical Center Students of the Week gathered Thursday at a banquet at Marshall County High School, with seven of them being named Students of the Year.

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While it has only been a few months since the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center at Princeton took a catastrophic direct hit from an EF-4 tornado, center scientists are beginning to ramp up their research programs for the growing season.

If Christ be not risen, then I am one of the biggest liars who ever walked the earth. For 61 years, I have believed and preached that Jesus rose from the dead. Everything that I have been preaching over those years has been biblical accounts.

Lyon County Youth Soccer is hosting its fifth annual “Ties and Tiaras” Father-Daughter dance on Saturday, May 7. The dance will take place at the Lee S. Jones Building and will begin at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

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PADUCAH — The city of Paducah is gearing up for the town to double in size for a week as tourists come in to town for the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek, which starts today and runs through Saturday.

The George Coon Public Library in Princeton will be hosting a Star Wars event on Saturday, April 30.

The theme for Law Day 2022 as set by the American Bar Association is “Toward a More Perfect Union.”

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OWENSBORO — Stores nationwide have experienced shortages of baby formula in recent months, with many initiating a limit on how many formula packages can be purchased at one time.

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Bright Life Farms, Inc. has been selected as one of the top 200 finalists in State Farm’s “Neighborhood Assist” grant contest. If it places in the top 100, it will receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm.

On Wednesday, April 20, at 3:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Sam Adams charged Joseph Gillaspie, 41, of Kuttawa, with a failure to appear bench warrant from Lyon District Court.

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The Lyon County Elementary School robotics team represented Lyon County at the statewide “Robo Challenge Extreme” last week, and placed ninth — beating 22 other teams.

Kentucky is the fifth most obese state in the nation with more than 36% of adults considered obese. While notable improvements are being made, the state still has much room for improvement.