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Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday issued an order to limit Kentuckians’ out-of-state travel and offered a 10-step plan to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Lyon County — in fact, all of Kentucky — has seen a spike in the number of people signing up for GED testing after Gov. Andy Beshear announced in January the fees would be waived.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce celebrated the newly renovated Huck’s Market in Kuttawa March 12 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that marked the official re-opening of the property. It was followed by a celebration of food and beverage sampling by Huck’s many food vendors and catering.

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…

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center offers lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. The center continues to be closed but is still offering lunch for pick-up. Orders are requested by calling 270-388-2171.

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Lyon County Senior Citizens Center offers lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. The center continues to be closed but is still offering lunch for pick-up. Orders are requested by calling 270-388-2171.

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center serves lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Meals are free to seniors 60 and older, but a $3 donation is request Lunch for anyone under the age of 60 is $5.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has a crucial impact on graduates’ earning potential and the regional economy, according to a new research study.

Western Kentucky residents now have one more option to maintain U.S. air travel and military base entry thanks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KyTC) expansion of Real ID-compliant card access at a new Madisonville issuance location.

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center serves lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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Katherine Ward of Kuttawa has been offered both the Presidential and Provost Out-of-State scholarships at Austin Peay State University (APSU) for high-achieving freshmen for the Fall 2020 semester.

Several Lyon County students were among the more than 525 recently named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. To be named to the dean's list, a student must be a full-time WKCTC student earning at least a 3.5 grade point average and …

Lyon County Middle School last week released its honor roll for the most recently completed grading period. Those honored by grade are as follows:

• Dance Fitness will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at the Lyon County Elementary Gym. The cost is $7 per person. For information call 270-388-39715, ext. 407.

Lyon County Elementary School Students of the Month in December were recognized for exhibiting the Character Counts trait of Caring. Those honored were (front, from left) Emmie Patton, Edie Jones, Gracie Sweet, Johnathan Coulton, Ayvah Baker, Haydon Board, Kinley Clapp, Maddie Perry, Annabel…

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center serves lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Meals are free to seniors 60 and older, but a $3 donation is requested. Lunch for anyone under the age of 60 is $5. Reservations are requested by calling 270-388-2171 or using the in-house reservation form.

Just as cookies and milk go together, so does winter and the Lyon County Girl Scouts' annual Cookie Kickoff event. Not only was there excitement in the air last month as the local Girl Scouts assembled for the start of their Girl Scout Cookie selling season, but tummies were rumbling in anti…

American Legion Post 68 in Kuttawa is having a free veterans appreciation breakfast for local veterans and their families from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 373 Lakeshore Dr. in Kuttawa. All veterans their spouses are invited to attend and enjoy eggs, pancakes, sausage, biscuits, grav…

Happy New Year and thanks to everyone who participated last month in our first ever Festival of Trees. It was a big success and lots of money was raised for various charities throughout the area.

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center serves lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Meals are free to seniors 60 and older, but a $3 donation is requested. Lunch for anyone under the age of 60 is $5. Reservations are requested by calling 270-388-2171 or using the in-house reservation form.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College awarded $855,000 in scholarships to 385 students in the 2019-20 academic year, including four from Lyon County.

Lyon County Elementary School Writers of the Week are Eve Defew from the upper elementary grades and Caroline Adams from the lower elementary school. Each week, the school recognizes two students for excellence in writing.

Dance fitness will be Jan. 6 and 13 beginning at 5 p.m. at Lyon County Elementary School gym. The cost is $7 per person. Ashley White is the dance instructor. A portion of the proceeds go toward the Imagination Library, which sends free books to Lyon County children ages 0-5. For more inform…

The program for the November meeting of the Eddyville Women's Club was presented by Nikki Phillips and Connie Riley, volunteers for Women at Risk (WAR) International.

Lyon County Senior Citizens Center serves lunch each weekday beginning at 11:30 a.m. Meals are free to seniors 60 and older, but a $3 donation is requested. Lunch for anyone under the age of 60 is $5. Reservations are requested by calling 270-388-2171 or using the in-house reservation form.

Lyon County Sheriff's Department's Cram the Cruiser program continues through Saturday, accepting non-perishable food and toys for the less fortunate in the community during the holidays. The items are collected at the Dollar General stores in Kuttawa and on Ky. 293. They may also be dropped…

Debi Mason was the winner of the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce's "Great Stocking" from the Holiday Open House Nov. 7-9.

Lyon County fifth-grade 4-H clubs held their fall service project, a beef stew and soup drive for the Hope Food Bank. The students donated 26 cans of food total. There were 10 cans of beef stew, 13 cans of soup and chili, cranberry sauce and northern beans. Pictured are (front, from left) Em…

• Lyon County Schools Community Education is hosting a dance fitness class at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9 and Monday, Dec. 16 at the elementary school.

• HOPE FOOD BANK is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays. The food bank is located off Main Street in Eddyville in the former jail building. Donations may be made at the Lyon County Extension office at any time.

Screech! My foot turned and it slipped off the ground. Before I knew it, I was falling head-first to the ground. My dad yelled, "Watch out!" as I was falling down.

Breakfast and lunch are available at NO COST. Breakfast menu offered daily includes a variety of Pop Tarts, cereal, donuts, muffins, juice, fruit and milk. Lunch menu offered daily is hamburger, cheeseburger, chicken sandwich and milk.

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes and Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers are partnering to offer Murder Country Style, a musical comedy murder mystery dinner at 6:30 pm on Friday, October 4. Tickets are $34.99, plus taxes and fees, and include dinner. All proceeds benefit the Friends of L…

The August meeting of the Eddyville Woman's Club took place at the Beatty House and the Rose Hill Museum adjacent to the state penitentiary in Eddyville. Members were invited to tour the museum after a short business meeting at the Beatty House where tours of the museum begin. There are two …