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Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally one of the heaviest traveled holidays across the country. Kentucky State Police announced that they will step up patrols as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “Click It or Ticket” Thanksgiving enforcement initiative.

Lyon County Schools invites parents to a meeting about the school wellness policy on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. via Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/93473336925?pwd=T1IxSnRqODE 5SHA3eVNCK1ZSUWlyQT09)

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Experts say job-related stress costs businesses millions of dollars each year due to unanticipated absences. In fact, work is the foremost source of stress for many adults.

At its peak in 1999, the American workforce was dominated by female workers. At that time, 76% of women, including those who had children at home, worked outside of the home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The tides have since shifted, and rates of female employment in the…

Small business is big business. Though it’s easy and not necessarily inaccurate to associate small businesses with Main Street, small- and medium-size companies are players in the international trade arena as well.

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Not only is cancer a devastating disease, its effects on a family’s budget also are significant. In many ways, the entire situation is exacerbated when the person with cancer is a child.

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Although absentee ballot voting via U.S. mail ended Friday, Lyon County registered voters wishing to avoid crowds on Election Day still can vote in advance in person at the courthouse. Those voting in-person on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, should remember that all voting that day takes pla…

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Hunters can learn the age of their harvested deer and help the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources monitor the health of the state’s deer and elk herds through a new voluntary program available this fall.

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As harvest is in full swing here in Kentucky, the Kentucky Soybean Board reminds motorists to share the road. “We know that farm equipment is slow and takes up a lot of room on the road,” said Board Chairman Jed Clark, of Sedalia. “Farmers don’t want to be on the road, we want to be in the f…

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There’s something, or more accurately, someone, familiar about the new Lyon Family Dental office.

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Small business is big business. Though it’s easy and not necessarily inaccurate to associate small businesses with Main Street, small- and medium-size companies are players in the international trade arena as well.

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Although absentee ballot voting via U.S. mail ended Friday, Lyon County registered voters wishing to avoid crowds on Election Day still can vote in advance in person at the courthouse. Those voting in-person on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, should remember that all voting that day takes pla…

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Not only is cancer a devastating disease, its effects on a family’s budget also are significant. In many ways, the entire situation is exacerbated when the person with cancer is a child.

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Hunters can learn the age of their harvested deer and help the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources monitor the health of the state’s deer and elk herds through a new voluntary program available this fall.

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As harvest is in full swing here in Kentucky, the Kentucky Soybean Board reminds motorists to share the road. “We know that farm equipment is slow and takes up a lot of room on the road,” said Board Chairman Jed Clark, of Sedalia. “Farmers don’t want to be on the road, we want to be in the f…

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Two high-ranking Lyon County elected officials believe the governor and Kentucky state prison officials should exercise greater caution and discernment in which, if any, prisoners should be released, due to COVID-19. They point to a cycle they say exists of arresting, releasing, and re-arresting.

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There’s something, or more accurately, someone, familiar about the new Lyon Family Dental office.

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The 2020 property tax season begins Thursday. Each Lyon County resident should expect to receive a green postcard in the mail this week, if it hasn’t arrived already. The card shows the face amount of taxes due for real estate in Lyon County, all according to Sheriff Brent White.

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“Broadbent’s Country Ham, Bacon & Sausage” tops the sign high above the building, followed below by “Kentucky Proud Gourmet Market,” “Home Office,” and “Café.”

Callum B. McKerr, 21, of Fort Campbell, was pronounced dead Sunday morning, after his vehicle struck a tree on Silver Trail Road in Lyon County some time between midnight and 5 a.m., according to Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Mayfield.

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“Information superhighway” in the 1990s referred to the internet. In 2020, at least locally, it could easily and accurately refer to the intersection of U.S. Highway 62 and Ky. Highway 93 at Eddyville.

In Justin H. Ramey’s letter to the editor in the Sept. 16 issue of the Herald Ledger, his job title may have been unclear. Ramey is the family ministries consultant for the Caldwell-Lyon Baptist Association.

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Lyon County School District Community Education will host a crochet class in the school district’s conference room from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 5. The cost is $10. All proceeds support the Imagination Library, which sends free books to registered Lyon County children up to age 5.

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Not only is cancer a devastating disease, its effects on a family’s budget also are significant. In many ways, the entire situation is exacerbated when the person with cancer is a child.

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Although absentee ballot voting via U.S. mail ended Friday, Lyon County registered voters wishing to avoid crowds on Election Day still can vote in advance in person at the courthouse. Those voting in-person on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, should remember that all voting that day takes pla…

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As harvest is in full swing here in Kentucky, the Kentucky Soybean Board reminds motorists to share the road. “We know that farm equipment is slow and takes up a lot of room on the road,” said Board Chairman Jed Clark, of Sedalia. “Farmers don’t want to be on the road, we want to be in the f…

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Hunters can learn the age of their harvested deer and help the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources monitor the health of the state’s deer and elk herds through a new voluntary program available this fall.

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The 2020 property tax season begins Thursday. Each Lyon County resident should expect to receive a green postcard in the mail this week, if it hasn’t arrived already. The card shows the face amount of taxes due for real estate in Lyon County, all according to Sheriff Brent White.

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Two high-ranking Lyon County elected officials believe the governor and Kentucky state prison officials should exercise greater caution and discernment in which, if any, prisoners should be released, due to COVID-19. They point to a cycle they say exists of arresting, releasing, and re-arresting.

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There’s something, or more accurately, someone, familiar about the new Lyon Family Dental office.

In Justin H. Ramey’s letter to the editor in the Sept. 16 issue of the Herald Ledger, his job title may have been unclear. Ramey is the family ministries consultant for the Caldwell-Lyon Baptist Association.

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“Information superhighway” in the 1990s referred to the internet. In 2020, at least locally, it could easily and accurately refer to the intersection of U.S. Highway 62 and Ky. Highway 93 at Eddyville.

Callum B. McKerr, 21, of Fort Campbell, was pronounced dead Sunday morning, after his vehicle struck a tree on Silver Trail Road in Lyon County some time between midnight and 5 a.m., according to Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Mayfield.

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“Broadbent’s Country Ham, Bacon & Sausage” tops the sign high above the building, followed below by “Kentucky Proud Gourmet Market,” “Home Office,” and “Café.”

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Lyon County School District Community Education will host a crochet class in the school district’s conference room from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 5. The cost is $10. All proceeds support the Imagination Library, which sends free books to registered Lyon County children up to age 5.

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The Eddyville Riverport and Industrial Development Authority and the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority are two of five riverports Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently announced would receive $450,000 total in grants for critical repairs and equipment.

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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.

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

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.