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Over the weekend, the Bluegrass Golf Tour arrived at Kentucky Dam Village to continue a summer filled with exciting and competitive golf. The Saturday afternoon start allowed participants to beat the recent early summer heat that has kept most outdoor events at bay.

Prep Baseball Report announced on Sunday, June 19 the finalists for its PBR Kentucky High School Player of the Year recognition. Since its inception in 2005, the Prep Baseball Report has evolved into one of the country’s biggest and most respected independent scouting services, focusing on p…

Recent Lyon County High School graduate Corey Cissell has announced that he will continue his baseball career at the collegiate level.

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Will Levis is a self-described “psycho” when it comes to his diet.

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PADUCAH — There are multiple reasons for people to love the game of baseball. From the crack of the bat to the seventh inning stretch, spectators of all ages can find a piece of the game that allows them to fall in love. For baseball fans in Paducah, each summer brings the arrival of the Ohi…

Lyon County senior and University of Kentucky golf commit Cathryn Brown will now have a chance to play in the National Girls Junior PGA Championship this August in Chicago.

As the 2022 baseball season wraps up, the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association released the names of All-State teams and Lyon County’s Brody Williams was named to 1st Team All-State, and Jackson Shoulders was named to 2nd Team All-State.

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On Tuesday, June 14, around 7:45 p.m., Deputy Keith Suits arrested Samuel D. Ritter, 48, of Kuttawa, at a residence on KY 819. Ritter had an active bench warrant for a bond violation out of Lyon Circuit Court, according to the sheriff’s office. He was lodged in the Crittenden County Detentio…

A once-familiar face to many in Lyon County is running for governor of South Carolina. Joe Cunningham, son of retired Kentucky State Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham, will be on the ballot in November. 

Gov. Andy Beshear recently announced funds exceeding $162 million for more than 360 non-entitlement cities in Kentucky from the American Rescue Plan Act. This is the second round of ARPA funding for eligible local governments, as these cities received their first tranche of funding last year.

A new 80-acre development project planned for the Eddyville Industrial Park will enhance its potential and the community’s growth opportunities, according to a Lake Barkley Partnership news release. It includes constructing a new park entrance off US-62, abolishing Industrial Park Road that …

The Western Kentucky Wellness Mission will be offering basic medical, dental and veterinary services free of charge to residents of the region, including Lyon County.

On June 9, Gov. Andy Beshear issued a State of Emergency regarding the nationwide shortage in baby formula. This proclamation contained steps to help combat the shortage.

The community took Facebook by storm last month as members shared and voted in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program for Bright Life Farms in Princeton. Numerous accounts shared the link to vote each day, and email chains were set up to remind and encourage participation.

During Gov. Andy Beshear’s Team Kentucky update on June 9, Dr. Steven Stack discussed the recent hepatitis cases in children. Stack is commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health.

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PADUCAH — There’s a lot Lawrence T. Durbin remembers about his younger years, and it doesn’t take much to reach back through the decades and pull out details.

Greg Greene, a member of Eddyville City Council, has filed to run for mayor of Eddyville. Current Mayor John Choat will not be seeking reelection. Greene is the only candidate to have filed for the mayoral position.

Glenn’s Chapel United Methodist Church will be hosting its 180th Homecoming celebration on Sunday, June 26, but the spirit of the church has been in the community since 1842. The program starts at 10 a.m.

• On Tuesday, June 7, around 1 p.m., Sheriff Brent White did a traffic stop on a 1998 Chevrolet pickup truck after the driver disregarded a stop sign at the end of the EB I-24 off-ramp and pulled across all four lanes of travel and into the path of several eastbound US 62 vehicles, nearly ca…

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CADIZ — Cautiously and one at a time, the four red wolf pups emerged from their den, sniffing in the grass, chewing on sticks, licking the poles holding their fence together or tumbling over their father who, naturally at his age, mostly seemed interested in a nap.

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The Lyon County offense had no trouble on Tuesday, May 10 at Jim Boyd Field as the Lyons claimed a 11-1 over Madisonville North Hopkins.

The Lyon County boys and girls tennis teams traveled to University Heights Academy for a little late season action. The Lyons won 6-3 while the Lady Lyons finished near perfect 5-1, dropping one of two doubles matches.

As the season winds down, Jackson Shoulders continues to prove that he is a vital part of the Lyons. Shoulders surrendered two unearned runs on four hits over four innings, striking out five and walking none in the 6-3 win over Union County on Thursday, May 12. Offensively, he sent his ninth…

A nine-run third inning propelled Lyon County to a 12-1 victory over district rival Livingston Central on Monday, May 2 at Jim Boyd Field in Eddyville. The rally was led by singles from Gunnar Bingham, Austin Spears and Eli Baker and doubles from Jackson Shoulders and Brody Williams.

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Less than a week after leaving Owensboro after a loss to Owensboro Catholic in the All A Classic, the Lady Lyons were back at Jack Fisher Park for the Owensboro Catholic Classic. The two-day affair featured the Lady Lyons against Hancock County, Owensboro and host Owensboro Catholic.

Livingston Central’s 9-8 victory over the Lady Lyons on Monday, May 2 complicated the 5th District standings as both teams were at 3-1 in the district with just one week left in the regular season. Lyon County won 8-6 in the team’s first meeting just one week earlier.

Three Lyon County track team members placed in last week’s Laker MS Track Invitational in Murray. Seventh grader Jalynn Desrosiers placed fifth in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:17.79. Both eighth graders Trey LaChance and Sadi Gandee also placed in the meet. Gandee finished sixth in the…

Lyon County’s Cathryn Brown tied for third place in the American Junior Golf Association at Canebrake Club in Athens, Georgia, last weekend. The three-day event hosted more than 70 top junior golfers from around the country with Brown finishing an even 216, just four shots behind the winner.…

After being ousted 10-9 in the 2021 All A Championship by Lyon County, it was clear that the Aces were not going to let that happen twice. The Lady Lyons’ run for an All A state title repeat ended in a 11-3 loss on Sunday, May 1 to Owensboro Catholic. Owensboro went on to beat Louisville Hol…

The Lady Lyons celebrated Senior Night with a 12-9 win over Trigg County on Tuesday, April 26 in Eddyville. A bunt from senior Jaiden Capello, which put the Lady Lyons on the winning side of a tied up game in the bottom of the sixth, made the night extra sweet.

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Lyon County boys and girls tennis teams brought home wins on Tuesday, April 26 in Madisonville. The Lady Lyons won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches. The boys brought home both singles matches.

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Eli Baker pitched a gem on Tuesday, April 26 in Lyon County’s 11-0 win over the Trigg County Wildcats. Baker threw just 69 pitches in the five-inning 5th district contest, allowing just four hits.

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Emma West’s two-run homer boosted the Lady Lyons past 5th district rival Livingston Central on Monday, April 25 in Eddyville.

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Peyton Williams claimed his second varsity pitching win in a 20-0 shutout over Livingston Central on Wednesday, April 27 at Roy Ringstaff Park.

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Lyon County got out to a five run lead in the sixth inning and held on for the 5-3 victory over the Hazard County Bulldogs in the All A Classic quarterfinals on Saturday, April 30.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons tennis team defeated Caldwell County 4-3 on Thursday, April 28 in Princeton. Top seed Laney Dalbey defeated Josie Shaffer at 6-4 and 6-0. Josie Kaminski claimed a 8-3 win over Bella Stewart, while Krysta Stovall blanked Meleah Greenfield 8-0 in singles action. In d…

The Lady Lyons finished All A pool play on Saturday, April 30 with a top seeding after a 4-1 win over Louisville Holy Cross, a 13-1 win over Highlands Latin and a 3-2 win over Bracken County. Lyon County pitching was strong and the bats were hot. Calista Collins hit homers in all three games.

After both Lyon County teams were stalled on Sunday, May 1 in the final four of the 2022 All A Classic in their bid for a state title, four standout players were recognized for their efforts.

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Lyon County finished in the top four of the All A Classic after a 3-1 loss on Sunday, May 1 to the Pikeville Panthers. The Panthers went on to beat Beechwood 10-7 in the finals to win its first ever All A state title.

Despite Brylee Butts’ lead off home run giving Caldwell County the early advantage, the Lady Tigers fell victim Tuesday, April 19 to the offensive firepower of the defending All A state champions, the Lyon County Lady Lyons.

After a 3-1 upset to University Heights Academy in the first round of the 2021 All A classic railroaded Lyon County’s shot at a state title, the Lyons made it clear that this would not be the case this year.

Lilly Perry pitched a five-hit shutout in a 6-0 win over Trigg County on Wednesday, May 11, wrapping up 5th district play for the season. The win meant a tie for the top seed in the district tournament. To settle the tie, Lyon won a coin toss with Livingston Central after the game, claiming …

The Lyon County boys and girls tennis teams traveled to University Heights Academy for a little late season action. The Lyons won 6-3 while the Lady Lyons finished near perfect 5-1, dropping one of two doubles matches.

A nine-run third inning propelled Lyon County to a 12-1 victory over district rival Livingston Central on Monday, May 2 at Jim Boyd Field in Eddyville. The rally was led by singles from Gunnar Bingham, Austin Spears and Eli Baker and doubles from Jackson Shoulders and Brody Williams.

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Less than a week after leaving Owensboro after a loss to Owensboro Catholic in the All A Classic, the Lady Lyons were back at Jack Fisher Park for the Owensboro Catholic Classic. The two-day affair featured the Lady Lyons against Hancock County, Owensboro and host Owensboro Catholic.

Livingston Central’s 9-8 victory over the Lady Lyons on Monday, May 2 complicated the 5th District standings as both teams were at 3-1 in the district with just one week left in the regular season. Lyon County won 8-6 in the team’s first meeting just one week earlier.

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Peyton Williams claimed his second varsity pitching win in a 20-0 shutout over Livingston Central on Wednesday, April 27 at Roy Ringstaff Park.

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Emma West’s two-run homer boosted the Lady Lyons past 5th district rival Livingston Central on Monday, April 25 in Eddyville.

After being ousted 10-9 in the 2021 All A Championship by Lyon County, it was clear that the Aces were not going to let that happen twice. The Lady Lyons’ run for an All A state title repeat ended in a 11-3 loss on Sunday, May 1 to Owensboro Catholic. Owensboro went on to beat Louisville Hol…

The Lady Lyons celebrated Senior Night with a 12-9 win over Trigg County on Tuesday, April 26 in Eddyville. A bunt from senior Jaiden Capello, which put the Lady Lyons on the winning side of a tied up game in the bottom of the sixth, made the night extra sweet.

The Lady Lyons finished All A pool play on Saturday, April 30 with a top seeding after a 4-1 win over Louisville Holy Cross, a 13-1 win over Highlands Latin and a 3-2 win over Bracken County. Lyon County pitching was strong and the bats were hot. Calista Collins hit homers in all three games.

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Lyon County finished in the top four of the All A Classic after a 3-1 loss on Sunday, May 1 to the Pikeville Panthers. The Panthers went on to beat Beechwood 10-7 in the finals to win its first ever All A state title.

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Eli Baker pitched a gem on Tuesday, April 26 in Lyon County’s 11-0 win over the Trigg County Wildcats. Baker threw just 69 pitches in the five-inning 5th district contest, allowing just four hits.

After both Lyon County teams were stalled on Sunday, May 1 in the final four of the 2022 All A Classic in their bid for a state title, four standout players were recognized for their efforts.

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Lyon County got out to a five run lead in the sixth inning and held on for the 5-3 victory over the Hazard County Bulldogs in the All A Classic quarterfinals on Saturday, April 30.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons tennis team defeated Caldwell County 4-3 on Thursday, April 28 in Princeton. Top seed Laney Dalbey defeated Josie Shaffer at 6-4 and 6-0. Josie Kaminski claimed a 8-3 win over Bella Stewart, while Krysta Stovall blanked Meleah Greenfield 8-0 in singles action. In d…

Lyon County’s Cathryn Brown tied for third place in the American Junior Golf Association at Canebrake Club in Athens, Georgia, last weekend. The three-day event hosted more than 70 top junior golfers from around the country with Brown finishing an even 216, just four shots behind the winner.…

Three Lyon County track team members placed in last week’s Laker MS Track Invitational in Murray. Seventh grader Jalynn Desrosiers placed fifth in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:17.79. Both eighth graders Trey LaChance and Sadi Gandee also placed in the meet. Gandee finished sixth in the…

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Lyon County boys and girls tennis teams brought home wins on Tuesday, April 26 in Madisonville. The Lady Lyons won four of six singles matches and two of three doubles matches. The boys brought home both singles matches.

After its win over St. Mary in the All A sectional, Lyon County was quickly brought back to reality on Saturday, April 23 with a 10-0 loss dealt out by Christian County’s Elijah Underhill.

The Lyon County Lyons and Lady Lyons tennis teams swept through Christian County with 6-0 wins on Tuesday, April 19 at Ruff Park.

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After losing 6-8 in the first game of the doubleheader with Union County, the Lady Lyons dealt out a 12-8 loss to the Bravettes on Thursday, April 21 at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

Lyon County handed University Heights Academy a three inning mercy rule loss on Friday, April 22 for the second time in one week. After a 16-0 loss in the 2nd Region All A Classic championship, the Lyons made it 18-0 this go around.

Despite holding an 8-0 lead for the first five innings, it took an eighth inning for the Lady Lyons to ground the Lady Falcons at 10-8 on Friday, April 22. A five-run bottom of the seventh tied things up 8-8 and forced the game into extra innings.

Despite Brylee Butts’ lead off home run giving Caldwell County the early advantage, the Lady Tigers fell victim Tuesday, April 19 to the offensive firepower of the defending All A state champions, the Lyon County Lady Lyons.

After a 3-1 upset to University Heights Academy in the first round of the 2021 All A classic railroaded Lyon County’s shot at a state title, the Lyons made it clear that this would not be the case this year.

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Lyon County senior Jackson Shoulders threw a complete game shutout and hit a two-run homer to help the Lyons claim a 3-0 win over St. Mary on Saturday, April 23. The All A Classic sectional win earned Lyon County a trip to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond to play Hazard on Saturday, A…

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HENDERSON — The Lyon County Lyons rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 5-3 road win over Henderson County on Saturday, April 2. The Lyons wasted no time attacking with Brody Williams sending the two-run long ball over the center field fence. Jackson Shoulders’ run rounded out t…

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — The Lyon County Lyons recently traveled to Clarksville, Tennessee, for the Donny Everett Classic, an annual event in honor of a late Clarksville High School graduate who played at Vanderbilt University.

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Christian County put up six runs in the opening of the Saturday, April 2 game against the Lady Lyons at Lee S. Jones Park and never looked back. The Lady Lyons were never able to recover in the 17-6 loss as the Lady Colonels scored runs in every inning to end the game after just five.

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MURRAY — Heavy rain forced the Murray Spring Break Bash to move things around and cram two days worth of softball into one action packed Saturday. The early morning rain on Saturday, April 9 caused another scheduling nightmare forcing coordinators to cut games and invoke a 75 minute time lim…

The Saturday, April 2 game against Massac County was a tough one for the Lady Lyons as the team lost an early lead in a 7-6 defeat. The game was tied at five with Massac County batting in the top of the seventh inning when Olivia Farmer singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.

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The Lyon County Lyons and Lady Lyons picked up road wins against the Hopkins County Central Storm on Tuesday, March 29. The Lady Lyons won six matches in total, while the Lyons blanked the Storm 4-0.

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The Lyon County Lyons and Lady Lyons tennis teams blanked Fort Campbell on Friday, April 1. Both teams walked away with a sweep.

Brody Williams went 4-for-4 from the plate to lead the Lyons in hits during the team’s 6-5 win over Murray on Monday, March 28 at Lee S. Jones Park. The game was tied at five in the bottom of the sixth inning, when Williams singled on a 2-2 count, knocking in one run to give Lyon County the lead.

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After being down 11-10 in the bottom of the fifth inning, Austin Spears doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs to give the Lyons a 12-11 lead. The Lyons scored a total of five runs in the fifth inning to seal a 15-11 win over the Crittenden County Rockets on Tuesday, March 29 at Lee S. Jon…

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A walk-off single propelled Lyon County to a dramatic victory over Crittenden County 13-12 on Tuesday, March 29. The game was tied at 12 in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Ryan Graham singled on the first pitch driving in the winning run.

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The Lyon County Lyons hosted the visiting Caldwell County Tigers on Friday, April 1 at Lee S. Jones Park. Although the Lyons were able to start a late-inning rally, it was not enough to overtake the Tigers.

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Henderson County limited the Lady Lyons to just three hits on Monday, March 28 in its 17-1 win over Lyon County at Lee S. Jones Park. It took just five innings for the Lady Colonels to put the Lady Lyons away.

Just three days after finishing his senior basketball season at Rupp Arena, Jackson Shoulders was on the mound for the Lyons.

The girls tennis border battle on March 24 between the Lyon County Lady Lyons and the Caldwell County Lady Tigers ended in a split 6-3 decision in singles play, but with Caldwell County sweeping all three doubles matches.

Jenna Coursey went 3-for-3 at the plate, driving in four runs on three hits to lead the Lady Lyons past Webster County by 8-4 on Monday, March 21. The Lady Lyons were down 1-0 early on until the eighth graders’ big bats got the Lady Lyons offense going.

Calloway County snapped a two-game winning streak on March 24 in Murray by dealing out the Lady Lyons’ second loss of the season at 2-1.

The Lyon County Lyons made big noise at Marshall County on Friday, March 25 at the Big Orange Classic. Even though the game started well after nine o’clock, the Lyons didn’t look the least bit tired in its 10-0 victory over Graves County.

The Lyon County Lyons extended its winning streak to five games after the Saturday, March 26 road game against Ballard Memorial. Despite the wind, the Lyons claimed a 3-0 win.

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MURRAY — Racer nation welcomed newly hired men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm with metaphorical and literal open arms on Monday afternoon when the organization held an official announcement ceremony for the hire.

Lyon County sophomore Travis Perry was named to the all-tournament team of the 2022 UK Healthcare Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament. He is the first player from Lyon County to be named to the state all-tournament team. When Lyon County last advanced to the state tournament in 1951, …