At their regular monthly meeting Monday evening, the Lyon County Board of Education heard first-hand from administrators and students the ways the school's newly purchased Chromebooks have affected their learning experience.

Former Kuttawa City Clerk Katie Harrison and her husband Clayton Harrison appeared in Lyon Circuit Court Monday morning to be arraigned on new charges that arose last month after the completion of the City of Kuttawa's past-due audits from the time Katie Harrison served as Clerk.

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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.

FRANKFORT -- Reinserting immigration into his reelection campaign, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has embraced an issue Donald Trump rode to the presidency while acknowledging that illegal immigration isn't "a huge issue" for a state that lies far from the nation's borders.

This week's Lyon County Elementary School Writers of the Week are: Zoe Bowers (Mr. Hall's Second Grade Class and Madelyn Perkins (Mrs. Abby's Fourth Grade Class)

Last week Caldwell Medical Center passed its Validation Survey conducted by the Office of Inspector General as approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with zero deficiencies. During this same time our Caldwell Medical Associates Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic pa…

One of the earliest Civil War battles in Kentucky, the Battle of Saratoga, was fought on the grounds of Saratoga United Methodist Church in Lyon County on October 26, 1861. This battle will be commemorated by a historical marker from the Kentucky Historical Society, which will be dedicated S…

SEPTEMBER 9: During a traffic stop on U.S. Hwy. 62 West in Suwanee, a deputy arrested Jesus R. Palmoma, unknown address, for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), failure of owner to maintain required insurance, no…

Last week, local business owners and community leaders met at the Lee S. Jones Building in Eddyville to discuss the possibility of Lyon County pursuing the designation of a "Work Ready Community."

Dr. Jay Akridge, eldest son of Dean and Nona Akridge, was inducted into the Lyon County Farm Bureau Hall of Fame at the group's annual meeting Friday night in Eddyville. And his father, was inducted retroactively. Farm Bureau recognized Dean Akridge with a prestigious award in 2010 but didn'…

Gov. Matt Bevin joined with Kentucky State Police, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, and the federal Office of Justice Programs, within the Department of Justice, last week to announce a new initiative that will provide trained advocates at every KSP post to support and assist victims o…

The second annual Warrior Challenge on Lake Barkley will take place in Kuttawa on Saturday, and in addition to it being a physical challenge for its participants, it's also a way for them to give back to our country's military and law enforcement veterans.

The votes are in, the people have spoken, and the Commonwealth has declared their Kentucky favorites. At its awards show on Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky Living magazine announced the 2019 "Best in Kentucky" winners.

The Lyon County Extension Service, Farm Bureau and Conservation District are hosting a Farm to Table Dinner at the Lyon Convention Center at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. In addition to highlighting local agriculture production, the event is a fundraise…

Kentucky sophomore men's golfer Cullan Brown has been diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, in his left thigh. Treatment will require chemotherapy and surgery. Brown has withdrawn from Kentucky and will also not compete during the 2019-20 season as he spends the year focusing o…

What to do about the stretch of U.S. 641 that connects Eddyville to Fredonia is a question that has plagued officials and locals for years.

Eddyville Mayor John Choat (left) swore in Josh Hudson, the newest officer to join the Eddyville Police Department, on Tuesday morning at City Hall. Hudson is from Caldwell County, and spent 13 years as a Conservation Officer II with the Fish & Wildlife Service before joining the Eddyvil…

The week of August 17-24 was packed full of community activities in observance of Eddyville's annual Founder's Day celebration, culminating with the parade and festival on Saturday. The week's festivities included a pageant, a community worship service, the Lyons Club ham breakfast, a pet sh…

A small group of local businesses came together last week to donate $2,000 to Lyon County Elementary School to help purchase math curriculum for the students.

Former Kuttawa City Clerk Katie Harrison and her husband, Clayton Harrison, will face additional charges related to missing funds discovered in the clerk's office last year.

Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White was able to travel as a guest of YAMAHA to Soldotna, Alaska, last week to speak about the invasive Asian carp crisis in our area.

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“We’re conducting training to go over in the event of an active shooter,” said Kentucky State Police Lt. Dean Patterson, as the day’s session began in late July at Graves County Central Elementary School. “Today, we’re doing Fancy Farm and Central Elementary because they share the same floor plan.

A lucky Calvert City couple got a once-in-a-lifetime thrill Sunday afternoon when they won the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, netting them a new, 3,100-square-foot house in Marshall County.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a public information meeting to update citizens on the preferred alternate route to widen and improve U.S. 641 through portions of Lyon and Caldwell Counties between Fredonia and Eddyville. The meeting to share a preliminary preferred alterna…

Phil and Deb Domke, owners of Payroll Vault were recognized by Payroll Vault Founder/CEO, Sean Manning, at the 2019 Altitude Payroll Vault Conference last week in Denver, Colorado, as the TEAM PLAYER of the Year of all offices across the country and the US Virgin Islands.

The Lyon County Fiscal Court held a special called meeting Friday afternoon for a hearing to set the tax rate for the 2019 fiscal year.

The Lyon County Board of Education meeting Monday evening began with several student and staff recognitions, including:

MURRAY -- The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Friends of the Arboretum Board of Directors will host the sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala, a fundraiser for The Arboretum at Murray State University, at 5:30 p.m. September 12. This year's theme is "Home," and will p…

Visitor spending and visitation growth in Kentucky both increased in 2018 according to a study from Tourism Economics, the Kentucky Department of Tourism's new research partner. Spending in McCracken County totaled $262.89 million which supports 2,420 jobs and generated $20.43 million in sta…

Nobody expected Woodstock to be a national phenomenon, but even now -- on the 50th anniversary of the climactic three-day live music event in rural New York -- T-shirts, CDs, movies, newspapers and magazines pay tribute to what has become one of the defining moments of the 1960s and a happen…

On Saturday, over 170 women from all around the region joined together in fellowship at the Lyon Convention Center in Eddyville for the first ever There is More Women's Conference.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Starting this month, an army of 40,000 U.S. Census Bureau workers equipped with laptops will fan out to neighborhoods around the country to verify and update addresses in preparation for the largest head count in United States history next spring.

The Spirit of Blue Foundation informed the Lyon County Sheriff's Office last week they had been named the recipient of the 2019 Trooper Cameron Ponder Memorial Grant.

The Lyon County Youth Soccer Association is open for player registration through Aug. 19 for their Fall season.

There was a packed house in Kuttawa City Hall Monday evening as residents showed up to weigh in on whether the City Council should give its blessing for the grassy lot across from Hu-B's to be paved.

Though a staffing change in the Lyon County Band Program came late this summer, with the exit of former director Spencer Sullivan and hiring of new director Josh Scott, the show must go on, and the Lyon County High School Marching Band is hard at work preparing for competition this Fall.

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Trades Fair on Aug. 31, and Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4512 The Trace in Dover, Tennessee, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Traditional trades and crafts people will share knowle…

The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is now taking applications for its next Academy class, scheduled to begin in May of 2020. This class will be a historic opportunity as it is the agency's 100th Academy Class since the creation of KSP in 1948. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website …