Latest News

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick watchdog

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.

editor's pick

“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 …

More News

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick top story

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.

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

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.”

Romans 12: 1-3

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…

  • Updated

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.

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

American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic.

It seems that the fear of public speaking has haunted us over the years. To most of us, it was such a boog-a-boo that we had rather take a big fat zero than to give a book report.

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.”

Romans 12: 1-3

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.

  • Updated

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.

American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic.

It seems that the fear of public speaking has haunted us over the years. To most of us, it was such a boog-a-boo that we had rather take a big fat zero than to give a book report.

“A time is coming and has now come when true worshipers will worship the Father in Spirit and in truth.” (John 4:23) Jesus was on his way home, that is to the region of Galilee. His chosen route took him through Samaria, an area despised by Jews. While in the town of Sycha he engages in conv…

The creator has always been smarter than the created. Satan’s brilliance has never been underestimated. Even Michael the Arch Angel, when contending with the devil he disputed with the about the body of Moses, dared not bring against him a railing accusation but said, ”Thus, the Lord rebuke thee.”

Scripture tells us about how many turned away from the Lord. Even those closest to Him walked away in times of trouble (Matthew 26). In the times just before His coming back to receive His saints, it is prophesied that some shall depart from the faith!

web only
  • Updated

“You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free... And if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed," reads John 8:32, 36.

You have probably heard Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White use the phrase, “We’ve got to be wise, not paralyzed” in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. I believe this is certainly great advice and use of wisdom in leadership which not only pertains to the pandemic, but also to our relati…

AP

A rising number of churches across the United States are making changes in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including a decision by numerous Catholic dioceses to suspend the serving of wine during Communion.

In Leviticus 19:9-18, God tells his people how they are supposed to love their neighbor. I encourage you to read it some time. However, chapter 19 begins with these two verses: “And the Lord called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying, 2. Speak unt…

AP

In the state of Kentucky there are over 8,000 children in foster care. There are thousands more in other states across our nation. It is staggering the number of children that have been taken from their parents because of abuse, drug use, inhumane conditions and neglect. It is obvious that t…

AP
  • Updated

The demand that a penalty be paid for sin made the sacrifice of Christ necessary for God to forgive us and remain a just God. The reason the judgments of God are always true and righteous is that He has all the facts and He possesses unparalleled integrity. "Lady Justice" is depicted, not on…

Today (Wednesday), we find ourselves at the start of Lent, considered by many to be the holiest season in the liturgical year.

In Leviticus 19, God tells Moses to speak to his people, and say to them: "Be holy, for I, the Lord, your God, am holy" (v2). Then God tells the Israelites many specific rules by which they should live their lives - things God expects them to do. Among these is "You shall love your neighbor …

Taking the good news of Jesus Christ to every home in Kentucky may seem like tall task, but it's one Kentucky Baptists aim to accomplish in 2021. It's such a prominent idea that Kentucky Baptist Convention leaders are introducing the initiative as the theme of their 2020 Annual Meeting in Ow…

With the Christmas stories, we have heard the news of God's wonderful gift to all people, revealed to a larger and larger audience.

Being an effective social media manager means doing more than just sitting on Facebook and Twitter all day. It requires keeping up with trends and changes in trends so that necessary changes to strategy can be made.Changing strategy to keep up with trends isn't about being "trendy" or "cool"…

  • Updated

A Kentucky sheriff is playing host to a church security conference this week in eastern Kentucky, but it wasn't spurred by last month's shooting at a Texas church. Meantime, local authorities can provide security training to congregations who may request the help.

  • Updated

Goal posts, baseball diamonds, hockey sticks and soccer balls. Many may consider these to be the main "tools" the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, or FCA, utilizes in its worldwide sports ministry.

"I will make rivers flow on barren heights, and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into springs... so that people may see and know, may consider and understand, that the hand of the Lord has done this," reads Isaiah 41:18, 20.

Known by Southern Baptist around the globe, the name "Lottie Moon" is being recognized in the world's largest communist nation for its historical significance.

Job was one of the most prominent men of his time. Job was the earliest book written in the Bible.

BETHLEHEM, West Bank -- A tiny wooden relic that some Christians believe to be part of Jesus' manger arrived late last month in its permanent home in the biblical city of Bethlehem 1,400 years after it was sent to Rome as a gift to the pope.