Latest News

More News

editor's pick

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. As COVID-19 evolves from spring to fall, that old adage becomes increasingly relevant for owners of businesses of all kinds, including Eddy Nickell, pharmacist and owner of Lyon Drug Store, 201 Main St., in Eddyville.

top story

Venture River Water Park in Eddyville found itself vulnerable this summer from the procedural changes and safety precautions arising from the global pandemic.

top story

Kentucky ranks among the top five states nationwide in drug overdose deaths since 2017, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Lyon County Sheriff Brent White sees that as a major problem now affecting the region.

editor's pick

Former Kuttawa City Clerk Katie L. Harrison, 42, who had been sentenced to nine years imprisonment, was paroled and released after serving seven months and three weeks. The Kentucky Department of Corrections notified Lyon County Sheriff Brent White of the decision Thursday, the same day she …

editor's pick
  • Updated

The “new normal” might be the term most closely associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Others, such as unpredictability and uncertainty, perhaps most accurately describe the path from the old normal to the new.

top story

Last Thursday’s regularly-scheduled KHSAA Board of Controls meeting ended at the same result with which it started.

editor's pick

When members of the Lyon County middle and high schools’ bands and their parents heard that the new band director spent nearly a quarter-century in the U.S. Army, most probably thought about the discipline and precision he would bring to the job.

editor's pick

As an agriculture student at Caldwell County High School just a few years ago, Matthew McIntosh thought he knew what it would be like to become a high school agriculture teacher.

editor's pick
  • Updated

CADIZ — Jill Clark returned to the Trigg County Courthouse on Tuesday where she had presided over the 56th Judicial District Court of Kentucky for 20 years, but the occasion was not a matter of law.

editor's pick

The Lyon County Fiscal Court discussed a proposal from a local fire department Thursday to change the way fees are collected from residents within its coverage area.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

editor's pick

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. As COVID-19 evolves from spring to fall, that old adage becomes increasingly relevant for owners of businesses of all kinds, including Eddy Nickell, pharmacist and owner of Lyon Drug Store, 201 Main St., in Eddyville.

Anyone interested in learning more about Operation Christmas Child and packing shoeboxes is invited to attend a Project Leader workshop Saturday. Free materials and shoeboxes will be available for those attending including the new plastic shoebox. This year, there are two ways to attend: in …

Ashley Nicole White and Royce Haydon Board were married Saturday, Aug. 15.

top story

Venture River Water Park in Eddyville found itself vulnerable this summer from the procedural changes and safety precautions arising from the global pandemic.

top story

Kentucky ranks among the top five states nationwide in drug overdose deaths since 2017, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Lyon County Sheriff Brent White sees that as a major problem now affecting the region.

editor's pick

Former Kuttawa City Clerk Katie L. Harrison, 42, who had been sentenced to nine years imprisonment, was paroled and released after serving seven months and three weeks. The Kentucky Department of Corrections notified Lyon County Sheriff Brent White of the decision Thursday, the same day she …

Genesis 3:13 “And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.”

editor's pick
  • Updated

The “new normal” might be the term most closely associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Others, such as unpredictability and uncertainty, perhaps most accurately describe the path from the old normal to the new.

top story

Last Thursday’s regularly-scheduled KHSAA Board of Controls meeting ended at the same result with which it started.

editor's pick

As an agriculture student at Caldwell County High School just a few years ago, Matthew McIntosh thought he knew what it would be like to become a high school agriculture teacher.

editor's pick

When members of the Lyon County middle and high schools’ bands and their parents heard that the new band director spent nearly a quarter-century in the U.S. Army, most probably thought about the discipline and precision he would bring to the job.

editor's pick
  • Updated

CADIZ — Jill Clark returned to the Trigg County Courthouse on Tuesday where she had presided over the 56th Judicial District Court of Kentucky for 20 years, but the occasion was not a matter of law.

Romans 12: 1-3

editor's pick

The Lyon County Fiscal Court discussed a proposal from a local fire department Thursday to change the way fees are collected from residents within its coverage area.

WPSD Local 6 and Paducah Sun General Sales Manager John Mann announces the return of Kyle Hayden as a senior marketing consultant for WPSD, The Paducah Sun, POSH Magazine and all digital platforms, effective Sept. 8.

editor's pick top story

Lyon County’s Cullan Brown — a star sophomore men’s golfer for the University of Kentucky, and so much more — died Aug. 4 in Lexington, following a year-long battle with osteosarcoma (specifically, bone cancer.)

Ashley Nicole White and Royce Haydon Board were married Saturday, Aug. 15.

Anyone interested in learning more about Operation Christmas Child and packing shoeboxes is invited to attend a Project Leader workshop Saturday. Free materials and shoeboxes will be available for those attending including the new plastic shoebox. This year, there are two ways to attend: in …

top story

Venture River Water Park in Eddyville found itself vulnerable this summer from the procedural changes and safety precautions arising from the global pandemic.

Genesis 3:13 “And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done? And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat.”

top story

Kentucky ranks among the top five states nationwide in drug overdose deaths since 2017, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Lyon County Sheriff Brent White sees that as a major problem now affecting the region.

editor's pick

Former Kuttawa City Clerk Katie L. Harrison, 42, who had been sentenced to nine years imprisonment, was paroled and released after serving seven months and three weeks. The Kentucky Department of Corrections notified Lyon County Sheriff Brent White of the decision Thursday, the same day she …

editor's pick
  • Updated

The “new normal” might be the term most closely associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Others, such as unpredictability and uncertainty, perhaps most accurately describe the path from the old normal to the new.

top story

Last Thursday’s regularly-scheduled KHSAA Board of Controls meeting ended at the same result with which it started.

editor's pick

When members of the Lyon County middle and high schools’ bands and their parents heard that the new band director spent nearly a quarter-century in the U.S. Army, most probably thought about the discipline and precision he would bring to the job.

editor's pick

As an agriculture student at Caldwell County High School just a few years ago, Matthew McIntosh thought he knew what it would be like to become a high school agriculture teacher.

editor's pick
  • Updated

CADIZ — Jill Clark returned to the Trigg County Courthouse on Tuesday where she had presided over the 56th Judicial District Court of Kentucky for 20 years, but the occasion was not a matter of law.

Romans 12: 1-3

WPSD Local 6 and Paducah Sun General Sales Manager John Mann announces the return of Kyle Hayden as a senior marketing consultant for WPSD, The Paducah Sun, POSH Magazine and all digital platforms, effective Sept. 8.

editor's pick

The Lyon County Fiscal Court discussed a proposal from a local fire department Thursday to change the way fees are collected from residents within its coverage area.

editor's pick top story

Lyon County’s Cullan Brown — a star sophomore men’s golfer for the University of Kentucky, and so much more — died Aug. 4 in Lexington, following a year-long battle with osteosarcoma (specifically, bone cancer.)

editor's pick top story

For a tight-knit group of Lyon County High School Class of 2018 graduates, “Friendsgiving” at Taylor Carney’s house will never be the same.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament Friday at Mineral Mound Golf Course. The premier golf event awarded more than $2,000 in cash and prizes plus the chance at a hole-in-one prize of $30,000.

This is a time of year when hunting seasons can creep up on hunters or would-be hunters and catch them unprepared.

Asian longhorned tick has been confirmed in three counties in Kentucky — Floyd, Martin and Metcalfe — according to Ric Bessin and Jonathan Larson, University of Kentucky entomologists. The samples were found on a black bear, elk and cow, respectively. In Metcalfe County the cow was reported …

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center offers lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. and continues to offer free milk each Friday.

Kuttawa Cannonball Run, the annual powerboat poker run out of Kuttawa Harbor, generated $17,000 in donations to non-profit entities and other charities, including some local groups.

Fear can influence us to do things we might not do, ordinarily.

AP breaking

Kentucky's Democratic governor on Monday called President Donald Trump's action extending an expired unemployment benefit "not workable" in its current form, warning it would push some costs onto states already left cash-strapped by the coronavirus pandemic.

top story
  • Updated

A new warden is on the job at Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP) in Eddyville, but he is no stranger to Lyon County or the commonwealth’s only maximum security lockup.

top story
  • Updated

Like Eddyville, Kuttawa City Council continues to meet virtually, conducting videoconferencing meetings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

top story
  • Updated

The City of Kuttawa recently named its longest and most vital street to honor a man who once headed city — and county — government.

top story
  • Updated

As summer temperatures have climbed, so have the number of burglaries worked by the sheriff’s department in Lyon County. And Sheriff Brent White is turning to the public for help on a few unsolved cases.

editor's pick

With the state moratorium on evictions lifted Saturday, the dog days of summer could bring a tidal wave of evictions amid late summer heat and humidity in the commonwealth. But with a small population and low number of renters, Lyon County is not likely to see many families left without homes.

A Wildlife Food Plot Workshop will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Trigg County Recreation Complex in Cadiz. The speaker is Dr. Matt Springer, a University of Kentucky Wildlife Management Specialist.

Circuit clerk open 9-3 weekdays

These words are from Genesis 9: 8-13, “Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons with him, saying, ‘Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your descendants after you; and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth w…

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center offers lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. and continues to offer free milk each Friday.

top story
  • Updated

The City of Kuttawa will soon demolish the building formerly occupied by Glenn and Melton Hardware and Furniture. Many local residents will remember this Kuttawa family business that spanned three generations.