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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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

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