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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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• 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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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…

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.

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.

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. 

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 …

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.

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Christians are not a group of people that look like a basket of dried prunes! We are, as we should be, the happiest, most joyful people on earth. And why shouldn’t we be? All of our sins have been forgiven. We have peace with God, the Father in our lives. We have been secured eternally by th…

Jesus left Judea and was headed toward Galilee. This remarkable verse, “And He must needs go through Samaria” shows how, and I say this reverently, the Hound of Heaven seeks to save those who are lost!

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Pastors and churches were challenged to step out of their comfort zones, to shake off complacency and invite those who do not know Jesus Christ to accept Him as their savior at the 34th annual Western Kentucky Evangelism Conference in Princeton.

“He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him,” — Isaiah 53:2 (NIV).

Paul writes in Ephesians 1:13-14, “In whom you also trusted, after that you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: In whom also after that you believed, you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of Promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purch…

“Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness” says I Timothy 3:16 and some things we don’t understand in Paul’s writings, as mentioned in II Peter 3:16, but he tells us to study to show ourselves approved unto God, workmen who need not to be ashamed.

Ephesians 2:8-9: God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. (NLT)

We have a choice. We can either be justified by God or receive the justice of God. If we choose justice, we stand before God to be judged by our works, to be acquitted or sentenced. God’s holy law, the teachings and laws in scripture will either accuse or excuse us from the penalty of sin.

The Bible tells us that God became a man. He dwelled here on this earth. (John 1:14; Philippians 2:6-8). He came to live and be sacrificed for our sins that we may have everlasting life. This salvation comes by believing in Him as your personal savior. You must recognize the fact that you ar…

I took a screenshot on my iPad of a weather app at 8:41 on the night of Dec. 10, 2021, which I reasoned would show people in the future why I got in my vehicle and left home. I did not leave until about 9:30 p.m. This, in between time I have come to think of as a “matter of heart and mind.”

If one looks up the word, ‘itis’ in the dictionary, he would read that it is a suffix which means ‘an inflammation of.’ Scripture refers to that old serpent, which is the devil and Satan. The serpent is one who is subtle in deceiving you. He will have you believing all kinds of things if you…

Absolutely! A million yeses to the worth of these words by the unknown author! Listen with your heart as he writes. Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever! He tells us that Job knows that his…

In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. At an early age, we teach our children to say please and thank you. While we do not necessarily expect to be thanked, there is somewhat a slight rippling in our mind when no gratitude is show or given us fo…

If scripture tells me that it is harder for a rich man to go through the eye of a sewing needle than to get into Heaven; and another scripture says that many will say unto me in that day, Lord, Lord have we not prophesied in thy name, and cast out demons, and have done many works and yet you…

On the sixth day of November, 1960, an 18-year-old boy walked up a country road to catch a Greyhound bus to Louisville to enlist into the military service. After basic military training and advanced training for another four months, he got his first duty assignment to Okinawa, a Japanese isl…

The Hymns written of old were spot on when they shared about the cross of Christ! Listen to the words of one writer as he sings, ‘When I survey the wondrous cross, on which the prince of Glory died, my richest gain I count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride!’ Another writes, ‘ I see…

The title speaks truth for if there is no Jesus in your life, there is no peace in your life! However, if we know Jesus and have been justified by faith, we have peace with God. (Romans 5:8)

Maybe I should ask instead who or what is number one in your life? Happiness in many football fans rises or falls by whether their team loses. Lou Holtz, the legendary coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks said that they were going to a bowl game that year if it wasn’t anything but the toilet bow…

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…

Jesus left Judea and was headed toward Galilee. This remarkable verse, “And He must needs go through Samaria” shows how, and I say this reverently, the Hound of Heaven seeks to save those who are lost!

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Pastors and churches were challenged to step out of their comfort zones, to shake off complacency and invite those who do not know Jesus Christ to accept Him as their savior at the 34th annual Western Kentucky Evangelism Conference in Princeton.

“He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him,” — Isaiah 53:2 (NIV).

Paul writes in Ephesians 1:13-14, “In whom you also trusted, after that you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: In whom also after that you believed, you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of Promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purch…

“Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness” says I Timothy 3:16 and some things we don’t understand in Paul’s writings, as mentioned in II Peter 3:16, but he tells us to study to show ourselves approved unto God, workmen who need not to be ashamed.

Ephesians 2:8-9: God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. (NLT)

We have a choice. We can either be justified by God or receive the justice of God. If we choose justice, we stand before God to be judged by our works, to be acquitted or sentenced. God’s holy law, the teachings and laws in scripture will either accuse or excuse us from the penalty of sin.

I took a screenshot on my iPad of a weather app at 8:41 on the night of Dec. 10, 2021, which I reasoned would show people in the future why I got in my vehicle and left home. I did not leave until about 9:30 p.m. This, in between time I have come to think of as a “matter of heart and mind.”

The Bible tells us that God became a man. He dwelled here on this earth. (John 1:14; Philippians 2:6-8). He came to live and be sacrificed for our sins that we may have everlasting life. This salvation comes by believing in Him as your personal savior. You must recognize the fact that you ar…

If one looks up the word, ‘itis’ in the dictionary, he would read that it is a suffix which means ‘an inflammation of.’ Scripture refers to that old serpent, which is the devil and Satan. The serpent is one who is subtle in deceiving you. He will have you believing all kinds of things if you…

Absolutely! A million yeses to the worth of these words by the unknown author! Listen with your heart as he writes. Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever! He tells us that Job knows that his…

In everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. At an early age, we teach our children to say please and thank you. While we do not necessarily expect to be thanked, there is somewhat a slight rippling in our mind when no gratitude is show or given us fo…

If scripture tells me that it is harder for a rich man to go through the eye of a sewing needle than to get into Heaven; and another scripture says that many will say unto me in that day, Lord, Lord have we not prophesied in thy name, and cast out demons, and have done many works and yet you…

On the sixth day of November, 1960, an 18-year-old boy walked up a country road to catch a Greyhound bus to Louisville to enlist into the military service. After basic military training and advanced training for another four months, he got his first duty assignment to Okinawa, a Japanese isl…

The Hymns written of old were spot on when they shared about the cross of Christ! Listen to the words of one writer as he sings, ‘When I survey the wondrous cross, on which the prince of Glory died, my richest gain I count but loss, and pour contempt on all my pride!’ Another writes, ‘ I see…

The title speaks truth for if there is no Jesus in your life, there is no peace in your life! However, if we know Jesus and have been justified by faith, we have peace with God. (Romans 5:8)

Maybe I should ask instead who or what is number one in your life? Happiness in many football fans rises or falls by whether their team loses. Lou Holtz, the legendary coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks said that they were going to a bowl game that year if it wasn’t anything but the toilet bow…

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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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:

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.

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…

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 …

In but a few days a new school year will begin for Lyon County students and teachers. Even with current guidelines relative to COVID, excitement can be sensed in children and youth anxious to again be with friends in this important setting. There is much to be taught — but even more to be le…

I’m sure one of the reasons why it seems so hard to reach our loved ones is that they have watched us through the years. Whether it is our family or friends, someone is watching us. We are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses. Because of that fact we have a responsibility to both of them…

David, the man after God’s own heart (I Samuel 13:14 and Acts 13:22) stands prominent not only for his exploits but also for hi many sins which he was ready to confess. It is merciful and reassuring to us that a man full of flaws could be used so greatly of the Lord. When one thinks of David…

For some to love their children there is a certain air of expectancy on their part. Love in this parable is spoken of in various ways. The Father’s love was approachable. The younger son seemed unafraid to go to the father and ask for his share of the family wealth. he said to him, “Father, …

Surrounding Father’s Day, one of the most often scriptures used by preachers is the parable in Luke 15. In this parable we see a multitude of paternal coveted characteristics. At the very beginning we see a selfless love that allows the son to be released from his father’s authority. It is v…

While many topics are covered in God’s work, one of primary importance is the worth of a soul. The spiritual part of man’s redemption is of exquisite value.

In this last chapter of the last book of the Bible, we have some most serious alertings. In verse seven we read ‘Behold I come quickly: Blessed is he that keepeth the saying of the prophesy of this book.’ Again in verse 10, ‘And he saith unto me, Seal not the saying of the prophesy of this b…

Startle means to arouse or excite suddenly; it means a sudden fright or shock; a scare. There is coming a day when Jesus will startle the nations!

I’ve seen variations of a couple of quotes, which many have claimed and many more attributed to the well-known person from which they first heard it. The first is, “If you are not outraged, you are not paying attention.” The second is, “People like being outraged and offended constantly, it …

There are human things we do not want to forget! You do not want to forget your wife’s anniversary or birthday, or any other day they hold in esteem! While remembering these important events are very important, there are elevated things that are spiritual we are to remember!

Back in the good old days, we boys in school would participate in knife swapping.

Peter was in prison waiting for Herod to bring him forth the next morning to cut off his head. Peter wasn’t scared. As a matter of fact, he was sleeping. He knew that the same God who had released him from prison back in Acts 5 would be the real source of his escape if He so chose. Peter had…

I can’t recall hearing full sermons about my personal preparation for worship. Yet, the inspired scripture is replete with how we should come before Him! I Corinthians 5:8 shares that our worship should be in sincerity and in truth! Before we present our gifts to the Lore, we should present …

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.”

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

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…

For the child of God, the present life he is living is wonderful, but it only gets better.

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The coronavirus has required pastors and churches to get creative. For an Eddyville pastor at a rural Baptist church in Caldwell County, that creativity involved a baptism that is reminiscent of those performed in bygone eras.