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In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 56th Judicial District continues with a hybrid model of in-person and virtual court proceedings — 56th Judicial District Division 2 Judge Natalie White said virtual court proceedings are beneficial.

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The Lyon County Board of Education met Monday, Oct. 18, to vote on the voluntary Test to Stay program and conduct other business.

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Caldwell County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Hawkins was dispatched to the 2000 block of Archie Ortt Road in reference to a single vehicle collision with injuries at approximately 5:29 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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From the Windy City to Lyon County. The Mijes family moved 400 miles, from Chicago, Illinois, to Eddyville, to start a new life and, as it turns out, a new business.

At 1:15. a.m. Sunday, deputies from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance on Magnolia Street in Kuttawa. Upon arrival, they located an injured woman who claimed a man had assaulted her.

No two women are the same. But when it comes to breast cancer, women from all walks of life share various risk factors for a disease that the World Health Organization indicates is the most frequent cancer among women.

Medicare open enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Lyon County Senior Citizens Center can help persons in finding a counselor that would guide them in what would be the best fit for them, by helping compare Medicare health or drug plans with other Medicare choices; helping with signing up f…

Lyon County is experiencing our first large-scale fall invasion of the brown marmorated stinkbug.

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H2 Health is a physical therapy clinic in Eddyville offering residents therapy for temporomandibular joint (TMJ), posture correction, turf toe, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment and a host of other treatments and services.

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Water and Sewer Superintendent James Peters gave several water and sewer reports during the Eddyville City Council meeting Monday.

“It looks like we’ll again this year have to modify our Veterans Luncheon & Program because of the rise in COVID 19 cases” said Terrie White, Veterans Program founder.

About 6 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff Brent White was dispatched to a single-vehicle, rollover injury wreck on Ky. 274, approximately eight miles south of Eddyville. A 2018 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Tiffany Barbre, 33, of Cadiz was southbound on Ky. 274 when she failed to negotiate a curve and left t…

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GOFOR pizza is an Eddyville-based food truck that serves handcrafted from scratch pizza. Calling themselves “fairweather” food truckers, Kent and Meg Schoonover do it as a pastime with passion.

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The Lyon County Soil Conservation District published its annual report earlier this month, reviewing 2020 operations and outlining future programming.

On Sept. 27, about 2 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon was dispatched to a complaint at the state highway garage on Ky. 373 regarding a deaf/mute woman who came into this facility seeking help because someone was trying to rape her.

He that goeth forth sowing in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. The unimaginable worth of a soul is taught us by Jesus when on soul is worth more than the whole world — Ma…

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during fall break for Wolf Week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 2-8, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

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The termination of pandemic unemployment insurance benefit programs took effect nationwide on Sept. 6. In response, more than 70 Kentucky organizations urged legislatures “to protect the health of Kentuckians, our workforce and our children’s education.”

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The Lyon County District Finance Corporation and the Lyon County Board of Education met Monday night to resolve bond issues, hear from the public and give COVID-19 updates.

Men who are possessed by God’s Holy Spirit exceedingly trouble their city! — Acts 16:20; Acts 17:8. Men who are possessed by God’s Holy Spirit have the power, may, should be using the power of His might to run the world upside down! — Acts 17:6.

Medicare open enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Lyon County Senior Citizens Center can help persons in finding a counselor that would guide them in what would be the best fit for them, by helping compare Medicare health or drug plans with other Medicare choices; helping with signing up f…

Lyon County is experiencing our first large-scale fall invasion of the brown marmorated stinkbug.

At 1:15. a.m. Sunday, deputies from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance on Magnolia Street in Kuttawa. Upon arrival, they located an injured woman who claimed a man had assaulted her.

No two women are the same. But when it comes to breast cancer, women from all walks of life share various risk factors for a disease that the World Health Organization indicates is the most frequent cancer among women.

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Water and Sewer Superintendent James Peters gave several water and sewer reports during the Eddyville City Council meeting Monday.

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H2 Health is a physical therapy clinic in Eddyville offering residents therapy for temporomandibular joint (TMJ), posture correction, turf toe, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment and a host of other treatments and services.

“It looks like we’ll again this year have to modify our Veterans Luncheon & Program because of the rise in COVID 19 cases” said Terrie White, Veterans Program founder.

About 6 a.m. Sunday, Sheriff Brent White was dispatched to a single-vehicle, rollover injury wreck on Ky. 274, approximately eight miles south of Eddyville. A 2018 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Tiffany Barbre, 33, of Cadiz was southbound on Ky. 274 when she failed to negotiate a curve and left t…

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The Lyon County Soil Conservation District published its annual report earlier this month, reviewing 2020 operations and outlining future programming.

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GOFOR pizza is an Eddyville-based food truck that serves handcrafted from scratch pizza. Calling themselves “fairweather” food truckers, Kent and Meg Schoonover do it as a pastime with passion.

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to bring the family to Woodlands Nature Station during fall break for Wolf Week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 2-8, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

On Sept. 27, about 2 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Joe Witherspoon was dispatched to a complaint at the state highway garage on Ky. 373 regarding a deaf/mute woman who came into this facility seeking help because someone was trying to rape her.

He that goeth forth sowing in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. The unimaginable worth of a soul is taught us by Jesus when on soul is worth more than the whole world — Ma…

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The termination of pandemic unemployment insurance benefit programs took effect nationwide on Sept. 6. In response, more than 70 Kentucky organizations urged legislatures “to protect the health of Kentuckians, our workforce and our children’s education.”

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The Lyon County District Finance Corporation and the Lyon County Board of Education met Monday night to resolve bond issues, hear from the public and give COVID-19 updates.

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Most of us have at least one or two heavy burdens that seem to keep our spirits in turmoil, preoccupying our minds all day, every day. Here are just a few examples of the many Biblical truths and promises we will be considering, that we might both understand and apply them in our daily lives:

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Have you noticed the garden between Food Giant and Ace Hardware? At this location, the Lyon County Master Gardeners have constructed a Demonstration Garden. In the garden are various grasses, herbs, native and pollinator flowers, fruit trees including apple, peach, and pear, blueberries, bla…

Men who are possessed by God’s Holy Spirit exceedingly trouble their city! — Acts 16:20; Acts 17:8. Men who are possessed by God’s Holy Spirit have the power, may, should be using the power of His might to run the world upside down! — Acts 17:6.

On Sunday about 2 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Seth P’Pool responded to a two-vehicle collision on Travis Road, north of Kuttawa. A 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by David C. Jamison, 52, of Kuttawa was eastbound when he failed to maintain his half of the road in a curve and collided with a …

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Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White announced this week he will not seek a fourth term. White, 52, is in the third year of his third term. He announced his decision to step down now to give others time to consider their options.

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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is enrolled in the Law Enforcement Support Office (LESO) 1033 Program, which officials say continues to be an invaluable resource that enhances the safety of deputies and civilians.

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The Lyon County Board of Education convened for a special called meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 8, to discuss a revised COVID-19 school plan and give renovation updates.

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The Kuttawa City Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, was attended by nearly a dozen residents whose interest was to hear an ordinance that establishes regulations on short-term rentals.

Within two years Lyon County will likely be nearly blanketed with more reliable and faster internet. The fiscal court moved closer to that goal Thursday when members voted to negotiate contracts with two firms to install fiber optic cables.

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“We’ve got a really cool announcement to make today — it’s something that I have never seen happen. I think people are really going to be glad to hear what Humana Healthy Horizons is doing in our county.”

About 7:15 a.m. Saturday, Deputy Sam Adams was dispatched to a theft complaint at Buzzard Rock Marina. The marina owner reported a 26-foot, teal colored pontoon boat was stolen from the dock earlier that morning. Later, Adams found the boat at Kuttawa Harbor Marina where he arrested William …

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The Caldwell County Ducks Unlimited chapter is preparing for the 41st annual banquet, set for Saturday, Oct. 9, at Southside Baptist Church Life Center, formerly the HE apparel factory, located at 106 Nichols St., Princeton.

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The Eddyville Industrial Park and the 641 Connect project were the topics of the day for the Lake Barkley Partnership Board of Directors Thursday.

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Kuttawa-based author Lawrence Weill was selected to join the 2021 Kentucky Book Festival in Lexington on Nov. 6 to share his most recent publication, “Silas LaMontaie.”

Having though more about the title, I think I should tweak it to read ‘Still a long way to go!’ Well written were the words of Sevindoll when he said, ‘three steps forward and two steps backward!’ Plowing this old world, even for the born again Christian who still has a corruptible nature so…

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Four youth from Lyon County — Maggie Duff, C.J. Nelson, Ian Aldridge and Ben Dunbar — signed up for the 4-H Country Ham Project last December.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced entries are being accepted for the 2021-2022 edition of its popular Adopt-a-Highway art contest for Kentucky school students. The theme is Adopt-a-Highway: Keep Kentucky Clean.

• Shortly after 9 a.m. August 31, Deputy Sheriff Sam Adams was dispatched to a disturbance at a Kuttawa motel. A caller reported a possibly intoxicated patron at the business who had been allegedly acting suspiciously and had allegedly thrown a microwave oven into the motel’s swimming pool.

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Lyon County Sheriff Brent White and Judge-Executive Wade White said they are displeased with and concerned about the drastic decrease in Land Between the Lakes patrol and federal government assistance.

We live in a crazy power hungry world. Many kids want power over their parents and seem to rule the roost at their house. Teens question the authority and wisdom of their parents. Husbands and wives each want to be the authority in the home, which is a God-given right to the husband. School …