Kuttawa Day, coming up Saturday, Oct. 26 at Silver Cliff Park, is a chance for locals to bring the entire family out to fellowship with others in the community while enjoying a plethora of autumn activities; all backdropped by beautiful Lake Barkley.

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National Food Day, which takes place annually on Oct. 24, was started by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in 1975 in order to increase awareness about issues related to rising food costs, hunger, and the American diet and health crisis.

Friday, Oct. 19: Flu Shots will be available at the Lyon County Senior Center. For more information, call Jennifer at 270-388-2171.

Lyon County High School freshmen received a hard dose of reality Sept. 27 when they participated in the fourth annual Truth or Consequences program - an immersive experience designed to give students a first-hand look at how their choices could impact their lives.

Sermons about the terror of Hell are about as scarce as hen's teeth any more; however, the faithful preacher will preach especially about Heaven and Hell.

At Monday night's regular monthly Eddyville City Council meeting, the council revisited the first reading of a proposed golf cart ordinance, which would allow golf carts to be driven on city streets with heavy restrictions.

This year, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) switched to a new star-rating accountability system which is designed to help identify which schools are excelling and which could use more work.

Since he started as a bank teller right out of college in 1987, J. Brent Bugg has worked for 125-year-old Fredonia Valley Bank in Fredonia. Just nine years after he joined the $83 million-asset community bank, he was named president.

Lyon County Cafeteria Menu for Oct. 9-16

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On Monday afternoon, Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White announced in a press conference that the Lyon County Fiscal Court, Lyon County Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Kuttawa Mayor Jimmy Campbell, and Eddyville Mayor John Choat have joined West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunic…

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11 and 12 -- ST. MARK CATHOLIC CHURCH will have a church yard sale, chili lunch and bake sale. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The church is located behind Arkridge Far Supply in Fredonia.

The second annual Live on the Lawn, hosted by Kuttawa Tourism, drew around 850 people off all ages to Kuttawa to enjoy an evening of music, fellowship, and fun.

Though the community of Lyon County is small, its heart is not; and that was on full display on Sunday, Sept. 29, as community members and local first responders quickly assembled to offer support for a local family dealing with childhood cancer.

The Lyon County High School Varsity Cheerleaders, coached by Jessica Dalbey and Natasha Cook, were recognized as recipients of the Premiere Cheer Camps Award of Excellence at their cheer camp hosted by the national private cheer camp company, Premiere Cheer Camps.

Chapter 16 of Luke's Gospel begins and ends with parables about the use of wealth in our lives; the parable of the Dishonest Steward and the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.

Family Practice Care in Fredonia is the latest primary care clinic to join the Caldwell Medical Associates branch of Caldwell Medical Center's local healthcare network. This location will now be the Caldwell Medical Associates Family Practice Clinic, but Scott Graham, MD, Beverly Jones, APRN…

• Darrell D. Holmes -- No Operator's License; Following Another Vehicle too Closely; Possession of a Controlled Substance - 1st Degree - Oxycodone; Possession of Marijuana

THURSDAY, OCT. 3 - THE AMERICAN RED CROSS invites you to give blood at their Community Blood Drive on Thursday, Oct. 3. The hours will be from noon to 6p.m. The blood drive will be held at the Calvary Baptist Church Family Life Center in the gym. Calvary Baptist Family Life Center is located…

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Rising jail housing costs have become such a burden on the county's finances that the Lyon County Fiscal Court held a special called meeting Thursday in an attempt to both explain the issue to county employees and the public, and to discuss potential solutions.

For the first time, the city of Eddyville is receiving state discretionary funds for road work. Mayor John Choat applied for and received more than $95,000 for improvements on West Main and Commerce Street.

Last month, Lyon County Schools Community Education held a painting event that raised over $250 for the Imagination Library, which provides free books to children under age 5. Participants were able to decorate and take home their very own fall signs.

Farmers Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce a new strategy for the bank, and even more excited to entrust this opportunity to one of its most valuable and knowledgeable team members.

On September 27, at the state Capitol in Frankfort, former Justice Bill Cunningham will be honored with the unveiling of his portrait, which will hang on the second floor. The artist is nationally known portrait painter Tom Edgerton of Greensboro, North Carolina. Funds for the commission wer…

Due to popular demand Lyon County Schools Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is once again making Spirit Cards available for purchase for just $10 per card at two business locations in Eddyville.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce proudly welcomes new businessSouthern Grace Boutique, Plus, located in the Lakeway Plaza at 105 Newman Drive in Eddyville, to the Lake Barkley business community.

On Friday, October 11, the Birdies for Brownie Golf Tournament will be held at Princeton Golf and Country Club to benefit Lyon County-turned-University of Kentucky golfer Cullan Brown.

The 31st Star Camp Reunion was held Saturday, Sept. 21, at the North Welcome Station in the Lyon County portion of LBL. This year's reunion, organized by Stella Pinnegar Barnett and JBelle Snyder Riggle, was a nice way to end the usual summer season of homecomings, which begins the first Sun…

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Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones has been making his rounds of the state, checking out what each county has to offer and occasionally stopping to broadcast his show. On Tuesday, September 17, Jones brought his broadcast to Mineral Mound State Park's Pro Shop in Eddyville.

MURRAY -- At the beginning of his Constitution Day speech Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Murray State University's Curris Center Theatre, retired Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham held a small book in his hand and showed it to the audience. Part of it -- just a few pages -- contained the …

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), one of the nation's preeminent children's health organizations, named Lyon County Elementary, Middle, and High Schools among 355 schools from 23 states as "America's Healthiest Schools" last week.

Salvation is individual. One save, one at a time. Jesus does not save collectively, but one individual who comes to Christ calling upon Him for salvation - Romans 10:9-13

SEPT. 28 - A FREE MOVIE will be presented by the City of Eddyville at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Eddyville City Park. The movie is sponsored by Akridge Ace Hardware and Edyville Tire. Bring your lawn chairs.

SEPTEMBER 16: A criminal complaint summons out of Lyon District Court was served on Alyssa Springs of Eddyville. The summons lists one charge of theft by deception- including cold checks under $500.

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Cruise-ins are a popular weekend pastime across western Kentucky, but few have as much heart and purpose as the annual Hu-B's Charity Cruise-In, which was held in Kuttawa on Saturday.