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My fellow graduates, as I look around this room, I see the faces that I, and many others, have grown up with since we were 5 years old. And I also see the same emotions register across everyone’s minds. Happiness that we made it to today, relief that we’re finally out of high school, sadness…

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I have just a few words to share with the graduating class of 2020. Following the always heartfelt, often funny, and sometimes quite insightful words of our salutatorians and valedictorians, I honestly feel I have a paltry sum to add, other than the perspective that only comes through experi…

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It is an honor to stand before you as one of four valedictorians who will be bear this distinction this morning. The title of valedictorian carries with it representation of the highest possible academic achievement.

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The Class of 2020 has been special from the start. We have been told for 18 years that we are capable of doing anything and that we will go on to do big things. Of course, that may be true, but nearly every child is told that the moment they step into a school building for the first time.

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I would like to start off by apologizing for what I’m about to say. As promised, I’ll do my shout outs. To my parents, you guys are bad gals. Joseph, Jonas, you are very annoying, but … that’s all I got, sorry kid. To the teachers, you guys have been really great and I haven’t been in troubl…

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I would like to start off by apologizing for what I’m about to say. As promised, I’ll do my shout outs. To my parents, you guys are bad gals. Joseph, Jonas, you are very annoying, but … that’s all I got, sorry kid. To the teachers, you guys have been really great and I haven’t been in troubl…

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After an almost quarter-century run, the script for Capitol Cinemas appears to be ending. After July 18, it will be fade to black for the downtown Princeton movie theater.

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Man arrested for threatening girl

Kuttawa City Council last week approved a spending plan for the new fiscal year and renewed agreements for fire and police protection.

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Lyon County’s picks in last week’s unprecedented primary election mirrored those of voters statewide in selecting their party’s nominees for President and U.S. Senate

A Texas man has been arrested in connection with the discovery last weekend of the body of a woman in a plastic container floating in Kentucky Lake, authorities said.

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The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a late, but good start this season. The Lyon County Aces bested Mayfield in both ends of a doubleheader — 5-4 and 6-0 — on June 15 at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

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The wardens at both Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities in Lyon County have announced their retirements.

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“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!

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“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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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"…

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.

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.

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

“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

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"…

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.

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.

FRANKFORT -- A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase "IM GOD" after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving.

Everyone is welcome to attend the Lyon County community-wide Thanksgiving Prayer Service on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Eddyville Assembly of God in Eddyville.

When will the coming of the Lord happen?

Some definitions of "Church" in the New Testament:

There is a fascinating commentary on Jesus' response to news of his friend Lazarus' illness found in the eleventh chapter of John's gospel.

Sermons about the terror of Hell are about as scarce as hen's teeth any more; however, the faithful preacher will preach especially about Heaven and Hell.

Sermons about the terror of Hell are about as scarce as hen's teeth any more; however, the faithful preacher will preach especially about Heaven and Hell.

Salvation is individual. One save, one at a time. Jesus does not save collectively, but one individual who comes to Christ calling upon Him for salvation - Romans 10:9-13