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A measure that would add to major school safety legislation that passed into law last year advanced to the state House of Representatives Monday. The measure, known as Senate Bill 8, would require school resource officers (SROs) to be armed with a gun.“If we are protected by those who are sw…

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As sure as gavel strikes mark the start of a Kentucky General Assembly session, packed hallways in the Capitol Annex are a sign that a session has gone into high gear as people from across Kentucky converge to make their voices heard.

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On the second anniversary of the Marshall County High School shooting that catalyzed the 2019 School Safety and Resiliency Act, a Senate committee heard legislation to add to the measure.

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Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary December 2019 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC).

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On a crisp Wednesday morning in Richmond, the Lyon County Lady Lyons (9-10) made their second appearance in three seasons at the All-A Classic State Tournament. And with so many underclassmen on the roster, there’s a chance the Lady Lyons could be back here next year. 

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Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from Livingston County High School regarding a possible incident involving the sexual abuse of a juvenile. Through the investigation conducted by Kentucky State Police detectives, Paxton L. Faulkner Yates, 31, and Christina L. Faulkner Yates, 39, …

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Former Herald Ledger editor Bobbie Foust has been named the Lifetime Achievement award winner by the Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce, according to the Lake News in Calvert City.

Lyon County Grand Jury convened earlier this month and returned indictments on numerous individuals. The purpose of a grand jury is not to determine guilt or innocence, but to determine if enough evidence has been presented to continue felony prosecution in circuit court.

An area hospital counted on by many in Lyon County appears to be in good shape despite a recent report that a quarter of Kentucky's 65 rural hospitals are at a high risk of closing if their financial health does not change drastically.

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Four Lyon County overdoses across four days last week was highly unusual for the community, according to Sheriff Brent White.

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We ended last week's column with a preview of the Lady Lyons basketball team and now set our sights on the new-look Lyons.

As a new decade approaches, a new day also dawns for Lyon County basketball. Excitement and expectations are as high as the banners that line the rafters of Jason White Gymnasium. Past successes in District Five and All 'A' tournaments mixed with returning stars and new potential in both pla…

Asked who he thought would be a likely coaching target at Florida State after the Seminoles fired Willie Taggart, ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit said an "obvious" choice would be Kentucky coach Mark Stoops.

In their first meeting since September 16 (a 9-0 Hopkinsville win that evening), the Lyon County Lady Lyons (9-13) already had their crowning achievement with a second straight District 5 title last week.

Communication, positive reinforcement and a reminder of just what this team has been capable of all season long all came together at just the right time, and with their recent struggles behind them, the Lyon County Lady Lyons are hoisting up another District 5 Championship trophy all the same.

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On Friday, 23 four-person golf teams braved the rain at Princeton Golf Club in order to help a local family through a stormy period in their lives.

Allison’s Karate students completed in a Sept. 24 Benton martial arts tournament. Pictured left to right are: Emma Forsythe, who was a finalist in forms and fourth place in sparring; Jacob Forsythe, who placed first in weapons, first in forms and first in sparring; Kinley Clapp, who placed…

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Kentucky's backcourt is getting a lot of national attention with the return of Ashton Hagans, last year's SEC Defensive Player of the Year, and arrival of freshman Tyrese Maxey, who is already being projected as a 2021 NBA lottery pick.

Lyon County's shot at redemption fell just short on Monday night at Lee S. Jones Park in a contest that lasted nearly two and a half hours, but when the Lady Lyons walked off the field, there wasn't a low-hanging head in sight.

Honoring Lyon County soccer seniors Jeremiah Wilkerson, Hunter Jackson, Bill Dinh, Kayden Watts, Bailey Guess, Kate Gray, MacKenzie Lewis and Emily Smith, the Lyons had a pre-game ceremony before matches against Paducah Tilghman. The season is far from over, as the District 5 Tournament begi…

The Lyon County Lyons (2-13-2) began a busy week with a promising and respectable 2-2 tie at Elkton on Monday in a heated battle with Todd County Central in their second tie of the season.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kyle Allen will make his second straight start Sunday when the Panthers visit the Houston Texans.

Lyon County did well back on September 9 to give Region 2 leader Trigg County an early challenge in a 5-1 loss, but the rematch was out of the Lyons' grasp from the get-go.

Hopkinsville had their fifth defensive shutout of the season and their fourth in a row in a 9-0 win over Lyon County Monday night at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

It wasn't an ideal week for the Lyon County Lady Lyons (6-7), who went 1-3 last week against a difficult slate of competition with three of the four games on the road.

A heartfelt outpouring of prayers and condolences have been circulating on Twitter after the recent passing of Hopkinsville assistant and former Lyon County head basketball coach Kelly Carwile.

If game 1 back in early September was considered an instant classic at the All-A Region 2 Tournament semifinals, the rematch at Lee S. Jones Park on Thursday night was an entirely different story -- one that the Caldwell County Tigers feel is a more proper adaptation of who they are.

Even without any practice time for the last week and a half, Cathryn Brown persevered, and the Lyon County golfer reeled in 13th place at the Junior PGA Championship event last week at Harmony Landing Golf Course in Goshen.

WIMBLEDON, England -- For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final.

NEW YORK -- Setting itself apart from other great American sports teams, the U.S. women's soccer team is embracing a front-line role in social justice causes even as it savors a fourth world championship.

LYON, France -- After every goal celebration and all the confident posturing, the U.S. national team backed up its swagger at the Women's World Cup by winning it all.

Jared Lorenzen, the former University of Kentucky quarterback whose oversized body, outsized talent and good-old-boy charm endeared him to UK fans and foes alike, died Wednesday at the age of 38 after years of health problems related to his weight, his family said.

Kentucky natives Krystal and Chip Dittus often plan vacations to watch Kentucky basketball postseason games even though they now live in Key West, Fla. This year, however, they two UK fans did something a little different for their special trip -- they went to Nepal and hiked to the Mt. Ever…

BENTON -- For Marshall Countians, June 27 will be remembered as "Barney Thweatt Day." Now, and always.

NEW YORK -- Last time the Houston Astros went to Cleveland, they made a boozy, bubbly mess in the visiting locker room.

It's 1993. Michael Jordan has just won his third NBA Championship with the Chicago Bulls. A gallon of gas is $1.16, and the cost of a movie ticket is half the price it is now. Jurassic Park is the Blockbuster of the year and Nirvana dominates Music Television.

There couldn't have been a more gorgeous morning to tee-off the 2019 Virginia Everette Golf Tournament on Wednesday at Princeton Golf Course and Country Club. Below is the entire list of scores and placements, as well as photos from a memorable 75-degree morning in Princeton.

Vito Tisdale's explosiveness is what immediately stands out to high level coaches when they see him play and why he has college scholarship offers from some of the nation's best programs.

It's really easy for Rivals.com recruiting writer Krysten Peek to point out what recent Kentucky signee Johnny Juzang does best.

Bouncing back from the schools first-ever All-A State Tournament appearance, it was a tale of two very different games for the Lyon County Lyons and the Madisonville North Hopkins Maroons in Eddyville on Tuesday night.

Former Murray State safety and linebacker Quincy Williams got "the" call. You know: the one all college football players hope for. Dream about.

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Murray State's marvelous, magical, magnificent men's basketball season - filled with so much more joy than sorrow - saw a tearful, bitter end on Saturday night, when fourth-seeded Florida State showed its full strength, and bore down for a 90-62 win in Hartford's jewel XL Center.

With the season softball openers set to begin in a week, the head coaches in Region 2 have spoken already in terms of their predictions, and 2018 Region 2 champion Christian County is favored to do it again and repeat.