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Crittenden County’s Taylor Guess hit for 38 points in last week’s 67-50 win over the Lyon County Lady Lyons. Guess was honored before the Friday, Feb. 3 game for setting a new scoring record for the Fifth District. The record of 2,351 points was previously held by Lyon County’s Saundra Olive…

With six regular season games still to play and his entire senior year still ahead of him, Lyon County’s Travis Perry hit eight 3-pointers to seize the state’s career 3-point record with 464. Perry’s 29 points propelled the Lyons past district rival Crittenden County 95-50 on Friday night, F…

Despite an early 11-2 lead from the Caldwell County Tigers, the Lyon County Lyons were able to turn things around and celebrate a 91-63 win on Saturday, Feb. 4 in honor of senior night.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons celebrated senior night with a 61-49 win over Caldwell County on Saturday night, Feb. 4 in Eddyville.

The Madisonville-North Hopkins Lady Maroons dominated early, then held off a late Lyon County surge for the 58-44 win on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Madisonville.

Lyon County used a big fourth quarter for the 77-66 win over the Hopkinsville Tigers on Thursday, Jan. 26 in Hoptown. Jack Reddick put up 17 first half points to set a career-high 33 points to lead the Lyons.

Murray State advanced to a 12-10 record on the season after beating Missouri State on Saturday, Jan. 28. The 74-71 victory over the Bears gives the Racers a 7-5 Missouri Valley Conference record with just eight more games to play before the conference tournament.

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The Joint BBQ, Wings & More restaurant in Eddyville plans to celebrate its grand re-opening with the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce and a ribbon cutting ceremony. It’s set for 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 30 Outlet Ave.

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The Eddyville City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Feb. 6, which featured a mayor’s report and advertising for a new police officer position.

The Lyon County Extension District Board will meet 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 10 at the Lyon County Extension Office. For information, contact angie.york@uky.edu.

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Friends and family gathered on Monday, Jan. 30 at Eddyville City Hall to celebrate the retirement of Police Chief Brook Dixon. He’s retiring after 13 years of service in law enforcement.

It is once again time for the annual Lyon County Youth Soccer father-daughter dance. This year, there will also be a mother-son dance.

There was a special called Lyon County Fiscal Court meeting on Monday, Jan. 30, which included approval for the release of funds on a new salt box purchase and review of a FEMA appeal.

The Lyon County Elementary Beta Club is also helping with rebuilding efforts in Dawson Springs. During the Dec. 10, 2021 tornado, Dawson Springs lost a park that housed its ball fields, pool and playground. The community is now beginning to rebuild.

• On Jan. 25, around 7:20 p.m., Deputy David Carroll arrested Justin R. Wallace, 42, of Eddyville, on a Union District Court bench warrant charging him with failure to appear in court, according to the sheriff’s office. Wallace posted a cash bond and was later released from custody.

The USDA Forest Service has announced a public bison auction to manage herd size at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area on Feb. 11 at the South Bison Range corral. Bidder registration and viewing will begin at 8 a.m. before the auction starts at 9 a.m. Bison can be purchased with…

The National Weather Service has kicked off its storm spotter training. Classes are open to everyone, both to those who are interested in becoming a spotter and those who are already a trained spotter.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a series of daytime work zone lane restrictions along Interstate 24 in Lyon County starting Wednesday, Jan. 25.

• On Jan. 11, at 5:54 p.m., Deputy Jeremy Hillyard and other first responders were dispatched to a single-vehicle collision on US 62 West near Hopewell Road. The sheriff’s office said investigation revealed this was an incident that resulted in two separate collision incidents from the same …

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Lyon County put on quite a show for Purdue head coach Matt Painter in their 80-38 blowout victory over Trigg County on Friday night, Jan. 20 in Eddyville. The coach of the No. 1 college team in the nation looked on as the trio of Travis Perry, Brady Shoulders and Jack Reddick cruised to a 31…

After two tough losses to the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals, the Lyon County Lady Lyons found themselves on the winning end of a 42-38 victory Tuesday night, Jan. 17 in Eddyville.

Senior Ella DeFew scored a career high double-double of 24 points and 18 rebounds to lead Lyon County to a 61-35 win over Fifth District rival Trigg County on Friday night, Jan. 20 in Eddyville.

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What the Lyons hoped would be a Second Region All “A” Classic title that would kick off a trip to Richmond on the quest for Lyon County’s first state title, ended before it even started. University Heights Academy knocked off Lyon County in the quarterfinal round 74-64 Tuesday night, Jan. 10…

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The Livingston Central Lady Cardinals pulled off a 56-49 upset over the Lyon County Lady Lyons on Thursday night, Jan. 12 in the semifinal round of the Second Region All “A” Classic at host site University Heights Academy.

It was a triumphant night for the Lyon County Lady Lyons as they defeated the Ohio County Lady Eagles 74-54 in a thrilling match held Tuesday night, Jan. 3 at Hartford. The Lady Lyons came out on fire with an 8-0 run, capped off by a 3-point basket from Piper Cotham, which gave them an early…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons faced a tough loss to their Fifth District rivals, the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals, on Friday, Jan. 6 in Smithland. The 48-42 loss was the first for the Lady Lyons against the Lady Cardinals since 2018. Livingston had control of the game from the opening whis…

The Lyon County Lyons remain undefeated in the Fifth District after a blow out 94-51 win on Friday, Jan. 6 over the Livingston Central Cardinals.

You can bet Travis Perry and Lyon County are now household names in eastern Kentucky after Lyon County’s 90-83 win over North Laurel Saturday night, Jan. 7 at the Second Chance Tournament in Lexington. The stands were packed with a sea of blue and purple as the highly anticipated face off wi…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons fell just short in a nail-biting overtime loss to the Bourbon County Lady Colonels in the semi-final round of the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons defeated the Covington Holy Cross Indians in the first round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 95-79.

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons pulled off a thrilling victory against the Louisville Ballard Bruins on Wednesday, Dec. 28, winning 86-80 to advance to the semi-final round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons suffered a tough 52-46 loss to the Nicholas County Lady Jackets in the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Thursday, Dec. 29. Despite an impressive start that saw Ella DeFew hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Lady Lyons an early 6-2…

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons pulled off an impressive 92-85 double overtime comeback victory against the Mason County Rebels on Friday, Dec. 30 avenging their previous loss and taking home third place in the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic in Lexington.

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons suffered a tough 73-53 loss to the Lexington Catholic Knights in the semi-final round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic on Thursday, Dec. 29. Despite a strong start by the Lyons, Lexington Catholic pulled ahead 15-10 late in the first quarter…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons came out on top in a decisive 58-37 victory over the Harrison County Fillies in the opening round of the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

The Lyon County Lyons were unable to overcome the hot shooting of the North Oldham Mustangs, falling 107-73 for a fourth-place finish in the King of the Bluegrass tournament Tuesday night, Dec. 20 at Fairdale High School.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons fell to the Christian County Lady Colonels, 58-52, last week at the West Kentucky Hoops Classics in Princeton.

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Started 41 years ago by Stanley Hardin, the King of the Bluegrass is known to bring the state’s top contenders together almost as a sneak peak into the end of season tournament. This is Lyon County’s second year to be invited back to play among Kentucky’s best teams. A first round draw match…

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A 69-61 loss to No. 7 Great Crossing of Georgetown on Monday, Dec. 19 left the Lyon County Lyons contending for a third place finish Tuesday night in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic.

Jack Reddick celebrated a 1,000 point milestone in Lyon County’s 89-79 victory over Webster County on Tuesday night, Jan. 17 in Dixon.

After two tough losses to the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals, the Lyon County Lady Lyons found themselves on the winning end of a 42-38 victory Tuesday night, Jan. 17 in Eddyville.

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The Livingston Central Lady Cardinals pulled off a 56-49 upset over the Lyon County Lady Lyons on Thursday night, Jan. 12 in the semifinal round of the Second Region All “A” Classic at host site University Heights Academy.

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What the Lyons hoped would be a Second Region All “A” Classic title that would kick off a trip to Richmond on the quest for Lyon County’s first state title, ended before it even started. University Heights Academy knocked off Lyon County in the quarterfinal round 74-64 Tuesday night, Jan. 10…

It was a triumphant night for the Lyon County Lady Lyons as they defeated the Ohio County Lady Eagles 74-54 in a thrilling match held Tuesday night, Jan. 3 at Hartford. The Lady Lyons came out on fire with an 8-0 run, capped off by a 3-point basket from Piper Cotham, which gave them an early…

You can bet Travis Perry and Lyon County are now household names in eastern Kentucky after Lyon County’s 90-83 win over North Laurel Saturday night, Jan. 7 at the Second Chance Tournament in Lexington. The stands were packed with a sea of blue and purple as the highly anticipated face off wi…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons faced a tough loss to their Fifth District rivals, the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals, on Friday, Jan. 6 in Smithland. The 48-42 loss was the first for the Lady Lyons against the Lady Cardinals since 2018. Livingston had control of the game from the opening whis…

The Lyon County Lyons remain undefeated in the Fifth District after a blow out 94-51 win on Friday, Jan. 6 over the Livingston Central Cardinals.

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons suffered a tough 73-53 loss to the Lexington Catholic Knights in the semi-final round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic on Thursday, Dec. 29. Despite a strong start by the Lyons, Lexington Catholic pulled ahead 15-10 late in the first quarter…

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons pulled off an impressive 92-85 double overtime comeback victory against the Mason County Rebels on Friday, Dec. 30 avenging their previous loss and taking home third place in the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic in Lexington.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons suffered a tough 52-46 loss to the Nicholas County Lady Jackets in the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Thursday, Dec. 29. Despite an impressive start that saw Ella DeFew hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Lady Lyons an early 6-2…

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons pulled off a thrilling victory against the Louisville Ballard Bruins on Wednesday, Dec. 28, winning 86-80 to advance to the semi-final round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons came out on top in a decisive 58-37 victory over the Harrison County Fillies in the opening round of the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Tuesday, Dec. 27.

LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons defeated the Covington Holy Cross Indians in the first round of the White, Greer & Maggard Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 95-79.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons fell just short in a nail-biting overtime loss to the Bourbon County Lady Colonels in the semi-final round of the Kelly Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School in Paris on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

The Lyon County Lyons were unable to overcome the hot shooting of the North Oldham Mustangs, falling 107-73 for a fourth-place finish in the King of the Bluegrass tournament Tuesday night, Dec. 20 at Fairdale High School.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons fell to the Christian County Lady Colonels, 58-52, last week at the West Kentucky Hoops Classics in Princeton.

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Started 41 years ago by Stanley Hardin, the King of the Bluegrass is known to bring the state’s top contenders together almost as a sneak peak into the end of season tournament. This is Lyon County’s second year to be invited back to play among Kentucky’s best teams. A first round draw match…

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The Lyons moved to a five-game winning streak after an 85-51 win over Hopkins Central on Thursday night, Dec. 15 in Eddyville.

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For the second time this season, Trigg County Athletic Director Matthew Wilder has coached the Lady Wildcats to a fourth quarter comeback win.

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The Lyon County Lyons built an early lead to move past the Trigg County Wildcats 97-41 on Tuesday night, Dec. 13 in Cadiz.

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Round two of the King of the Bluegrass featured the 10th ranked Lyon County taking on unranked LaRue County. The Lyons were victorious 84-65.

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A 69-61 loss to No. 7 Great Crossing of Georgetown on Monday, Dec. 19 left the Lyon County Lyons contending for a third place finish Tuesday night in the King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic.

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With not more than a couple of baskets separating the teams the entire game, Hopkins Central’s 40-37 win over Lyon County came down to the final seconds of the game. After a three from Lilly Perry tied things up at 36, double buckets from Emile Jones and Mercy Sutton gave the Lady Storm the …

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Lyon County Middle School recently won the 7th grade District tournament with a 46-40 win over Trigg County. The second seed Lyons (6-2) picked up a first round 35-18 win over No. 3 seed Crittenden County (4-4) to advance to the championship. Colton Prow and Jett Reddick both hit double figu…

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Lyon spared no mercy for the Crittenden County Rockets in Friday, Dec. 9’s 85-38 win, inducing a running clock with a 37 point lead before halftime. The 2nd Region Champion put their 5th District rival on notice pretty quickly as they ran out to a 21-4 lead in the first few minutes of the contest.

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Lyon County knocked off one of the top Region 2 contenders on Saturday, Dec. 10 as Michigan head coach Juwan Howard, was sitting in the stands. Lyon County held on to an early lead to defeat Christian County 85-72 in Eddyville.

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The Crittenden County Lady Rockets snapped a two-game winning streak for the Lyon County Lady Lyons on Friday night, Dec. 9 in Eddyville. A sea of blue and purple filled Jason White gymnasium as fans from around the 5th District gathered to watch the highly anticipated match up.

The Lyon County Lyons were invited back to Marshall County HoopFest again this year with special guest Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter making a special trip to see Travis Perry on the court once again after making him an offer over the summer. Perry, who hasn’t yet committed, put on a show fo…

The Lady Lyons made school history at Marshall County HoopFest Thursday night, Dec. 1 in their 51-48 win over the Lady Marshals. The Lady Lyons have only tussled with the 2021 state runner-up a few times, and all four of those times ended in a double digit loss for Lyon County.

Jason White Gymnasium was packed with fans as the Lyon County Lyons kicked off the 2022-2023 basketball season with an 81-52 win over Ohio County, Tuesday night, Nov. 29 in Eddyville.

It’s not often that a girls basketball team breaks 80 points on the scoreboard. In fact, it has only happened three other times in Lyon County history.

The Murray State women’s basketball team had little trouble with Alabama A&M on Saturday, Nov. 26, cruising to a 57-36 win at the brand new Alabama A&M Event Center in Normal.

The Murray State Racers had the Mocs within their sights on Saturday, Nov. 26, but a late 10-0 run sent them to a 69-66 defeat to the Chattanooga Mocs at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The Lyon County Backboard Club hosted a Fifth District alumni game at Jason White Gymnasium on Saturday, Nov. 19. The annual tradition was started in 2018 with Livingston County hosting the first ever event, but was halted after 2019 due to COVID-19.

The Murray State Racers brought home the third-place trophy at the Myrtle Beach Invitational. They finished the week off with a 77-60 win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at the HTC Center in Conway, South Carolina, on Sunday, Nov. 20. The Racers come home winning two-of-three games, includin…

The Murray State football team ended its 2022 football season with a 52-22 loss to 15th-ranked Southeastern Missouri Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19 at Houck Stadium in Cape Girardeau.

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MURRAY — The Murray State Racers secured their first win of the season as they cruised to a 90-53 victory in their home opener against the Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders on Saturday night, Nov. 12.

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The Murray State football team scored 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter on Saturday, Nov. 12 to rally and beat Robert Morris, 27-9, on Senior Day at Roy Stewart Stadium in Murray.

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The name Cathryn Brown will be known among the high school golf community for years to come, and after signing to play for the University of Kentucky, that name will spread much further.

After a runner-up finish at Saturday, Nov. 5’s regional tournament at Owensboro High School, the Lyon County High School cheerleading squad will advance to the state level competition on Dec. 9-10 at George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester.

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Lyon County fans filled the CFSB center in Murray on Saturday, Nov. 5 for the Calloway County Jamboree to watch a preview of the upcoming 2022-23 Lyon County Lyons basketball team. The teams played four 10-minute quarters with a running clock except for the final minute of each quarter.

The Murray State Racers opened their 98th season of college basketball with a 91-68 loss against the Saint Louis Billikens on Monday, Nov. 7 at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri.

LEXINGTON — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops is aware of the the task his team faces at Tennessee Saturday and said the Wildcats will be motivated to take on the third-ranked Volunteers coming off their lone bye week of the season.