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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.

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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.

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“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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Champions Giving Back charity fundraising event sponsored by the American Legion Post 68 baseball team is well underway, with the goal of raising at least $100,000 for four local charities and The V Foundation.

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Paxton Media Group, owner of The Herald Ledger, announced Wednesday the purchase of Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, a chain of daily and weekly newspapers based in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

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Aging in place was the impetus behind Grace Donaldson’s Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant application.

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The American Legion Post 68 baseball team out of Lyon County has a reputation for being a champion-level team — having won four straight state championships — and now, the champions are giving back in a fundraising event that seeks to raise $100,000 for five charities.

After their first game of the season ended with Christian County being mercy run-ruled in the third inning, Lyon County had a little stiffer competition this go around.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Champions Giving Back charity fundraising event sponsored by the American Legion Post 68 baseball team is well underway, with the goal of raising at least $100,000 for four local charities and The V Foundation.

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Paxton Media Group, owner of The Herald Ledger, announced Wednesday the purchase of Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, a chain of daily and weekly newspapers based in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

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Aging in place was the impetus behind Grace Donaldson’s Elder Wellness Enrichment Initiative Grant application.

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The American Legion Post 68 baseball team out of Lyon County has a reputation for being a champion-level team — having won four straight state championships — and now, the champions are giving back in a fundraising event that seeks to raise $100,000 for five charities.

Lyon County weathered a push by the Crittenden County Rockets in the first inning, where the Lyons coughed up three runs, but still managed to secure their fifth straight win, 11-5, Friday night.

It’s not often that a player hits three home runs in one game, but Jackson Shoulders did just that April 26 at the Trigg County Complex.

After their first game of the season ended with Christian County being mercy run-ruled in the third inning, Lyon County had a little stiffer competition this go around.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons looked strong on the field despite a very tiring weekend at the All “A” Classic, continuing a seven-game winning streak with an 8-3 triumph over the Trigg County Lady Wildcats April 26.

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DRAFFENVILLE — The Marshall County High School drama department will present “Little Women,” the musical, this week at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts center on the campus of the high school.

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After an empty scoreboard for four innings, the Lyon County Lady Lyons took and held the lead over the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals in a 5-3 victory April 27 to secure the top seed in the district.

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Friday at 7 p.m. was the last time Lyon County students would be in the gymnasium during regular school session; the senior graduation marked the end of the 2020-21 school year.

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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of West Kentucky board members unanimously approved a motion Tuesday to expand programming into Caldwell and Trigg counties. Kentucky CASA Network Inc. (KCN) requested the expansion.

Spring has been particularly gorgeous this year. Not a record breaker, but still one for my journal garden book. Everything seemed to bloom at the same time, making it especially lovely.

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Stateline and Forward Kentucky published two articles in March during Women’s History Month celebrating Kentucky’s increase in women joining legislatures. There was a 10.9% increase over the past years in Kentucky, helping bring legislative seats held by women in the U.S. to 2,259.

The Junior Varsity game Monday between the Lyon County Lyons and the Crittenden County Rockets was cut short due to a time rule.

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Barkley Regional Airport is hosting a contractor outreach workshop Thursday on its new passenger terminal construction project.

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Kelsie Hoitomt relocated from Wisconsin to Kentucky to be closer to family, specifically her sister, who will soon be going to college.

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The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding from NRCS Kentucky this year is April 23, 2021. Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps farmers, ranchers and forest landowners earn payments for expanding c…

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March marks a significant transition for a long-standing Kentucky Baptist news publication. The Western Recorder will cease regular publication after the March issue.

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The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, in cooperation with the Kentucky Humanities Council, presents “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America.” Opening at the Wrather West Kentucky Museum on the Murray State University campus on Saturday.

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Eddyville City Council hosted a meeting on March 1 at 6 p.m. The meeting took place virtually via Zoom and was streamed live on Facebook, however, Mayor John Choat, Police Chief Jaime Greene, and Water/Sewer Superintendent James Peters met at City Hall and practiced social distancing through…