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The KHSAA girls sub-state round took place on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Owensboro Country Club. Regions 1-4 battled it out for three team spots and 15 individual spots available in the final round of the state tournament to be held next weekend in Bowling Green.

After losing 7-5 to the Mayfield Cardinals in the Colonel Showcase just three days earlier, the Lyon County Lyons were hoping for a different outcome in the Tuesday, Sept. 27 senior night game. Unfortunately for the Lyons, the senior night celebration would be bittersweet as the Lyons posted…

The Lady Lyons ended the 2022 season in a 4-1 loss to Caldwell County Thursday night, Sept. 29 at Butler Stadium in Princeton. The Lady Lyons finish the regular season 8-11 in their fourth year under head coach Abby Smith.

Hopkins County Central senior Colton Browning scored a hat trick on Monday, Sept. 26 to lead the Storm in a 5-2 victory over the Lyon County Lyons at Lee S. Jones park in Eddyville.

There was a lot to celebrate in the Lady Lyons’ 11-1 senior night win over Mayfield Tuesday night, Sept. 27 in Eddyville. Not only did both the Lyons and Lady Lyons celebrate their last home game of the season by honoring their seniors, but also senior Abbeni Jones scored her first varsity goal.

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Alice Smith helped the Lady Lyons “haul” home a 7-2 victory over Paducah Tilghman last Thursday night, Sept. 22, at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

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The Lady Lyons moved to 0-4 in the fifth district after a 2-1 loss to Trigg County Tuesday night, Sept. 20 at the Trigg County Recreation Complex in Cadiz. With just three teams in the 5th district and both dealing Lyon double losses, Lyon drops to the third seed.

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The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce is inviting residents to “Keep the Cheer Here” this holiday season by encouraging them to shop, dine and support local. The campaign will run from Nov. 3 through Dec. 26.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, announced last week that the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works voted to approve the nomination of Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White to the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors. The nomination of White now goes…

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There was a special presentation at the Eddyville City Council meeting on Monday evening, where Officer Shannon Oliver presented Mittie McMichael with a Lifesaving Award on behalf of the department.

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the 2022 Lyon County property tax bills were mailed out at the end of last week and were payable beginning Oct. 1. These cards will be lavender or purple in color this year. If residents do not receive their bill(s) by Oct. 7, they are asked to …

The Eddyville City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 3 at City Hall and agenda items featured department reports and the presentation of an accreditation certificate to city police.

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Eddyville resident Connie White visited the Cancer Patient Resource Room located in the Ray & Kay Eckstein Regional Cancer Care Center at Baptist Health Paducah while undergoing cancer treatment. At this visit, White discovered the port pillow, but it was the last one. She decided to tak…

• On Tuesday, Sept. 20, around 2:15 p.m., Sheriff Brent White interviewed a suspect in a felony auto theft complaint after one of the vehicles was recovered last week in Caldwell County, according to the sheriff’s office. Two vehicles were recently reported stolen on KY 819 (Sunnyside Loop) …

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Gov. Andy Beshear presented $30 million in funding to help the southern Pennyrile region build a critical natural gas pipeline to support rapid business growth.

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On Monday, Sept. 26, the Caldwell-Lyon Baptist Association will hold its annual meeting at Fredonia First Baptist. Services start at 6 p.m. and all are welcome.

Lyon County 4-H has announced a new opportunity for students to get involved in cooking and culture. The Kentucky 4-H Passport Kitchen program is intended to provide young people from Kentucky with the opportunity to experience the food cultures of different countries in a self-paced experience.

The Lyon County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Sept. 19 and agenda items included the approval of an additional third grade teacher and a request for proposal (RFP) for a guaranteed energy savings contract.

The Lyon County Master Gardeners are offering its fall certification class. The course, when combined with volunteer hours, certifies a member of the community as a Master Gardener.

The Lyon County Extension Office, in partnership with the Lyon County Master Gardeners, will be giving away trees to victims of the December tornadoes on Saturday, Oct. 15. Trees for those who removed an invasive species will also be available.

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The Lady Lyons moved to 0-4 in the fifth district after a 2-1 loss to Trigg County Tuesday night, Sept. 20 at the Trigg County Recreation Complex in Cadiz. With just three teams in the 5th district and both dealing Lyon double losses, Lyon drops to the third seed.

LOUISVILLE — Louisville basketball coach Kenny Payne landed his first recruit for the 2023 class Monday afternoon when four-star small forward Curtis Williams Jr. from the Detroit area announced his commitment to the Cardinals.

Cathryn Brown finished 2nd amongst the top competition in the state at the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association Championship at the UK Club in Lexington this past weekend.

The Crittenden County Lady Rockets completed their first clean sweep of the Lady Lyons since 2016. The Lady Lyons lost the first matchup of the season last week to the Rockets 3-2 in sudden death overtime at Lee S. Jones park in Eddyville. The Lady Rockets hosted Thursday night’s 5-0 shutout…

Lyon County boys soccer hasn’t won a district championship against Trigg County since 2017. With only two boys soccer teams in the district, the two teams usually split the regular season and it’s all sorted out in the district championship. Lyon’s clean sweep of the season was finished off …

The First Region girls golf tournament took place on Monday at the Country Club of Paducah, with the dominant Marshall County Lady Marshals claiming the team win. This was the sixth straight regional title for the Lady Marshals and seventh since 2015.

The Caldwell County 4-H shooting team in the 9-11 division brought home state hardware on Saturday.

Cathryn Brown finished one-under-par 71 to win the Women’s Bowling Green Invitational Tournament on Saturday. The win was sentimental, as her late brother Cullan Brown also won the Bowling Green Invitational just five years earlier in 2017.

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In a rare Friday night soccer match, the Lyons hosted former district rival Caldwell County. The Tigers came back from a tied halftime score to win it, 6-2.

The Lady Lyons posted their fifth shutout win of the season in a 7-0 win over the Lady Trojans Tuesday night, Sept. 6 in Webster County.

Crittenden County claimed its first win over the Lady Lyons since 2017 on Thursday, Sept. 8. Ella Geary scored with just 20 seconds left in sudden death overtime to boost the Lady Rockets past Lyon, 3-2.

Timothy Stewart’s speed on the field propelled Lyon County past Muhlenberg County on Monday night, Aug. 29. Stewart headed up Lyon County’s offensive efforts with the team’s only goals of the night in the final 2-1 score.

The Lady Lyons wrapped up last Monday night’s game a little early against the Mayfield Lady Cardinals. The 10-0 shutout win on Aug. 29 put the ladies on the bus about three minutes early due to the KHSAA mercy rule.

The Lady Lyons are now even on the season, 5-5, after a 8-1 win over Webster County on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Lady Lyons hosted the Lady Trojans Tuesday night at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons dropped their first district contest to Trigg County Monday night, Aug. 22 at Lee S. Jones park. The Lady Lyons are now 2-4 after the 6-3 loss to the Lady Wildcats.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons put an end to a two-game cold streak with a 5-0 shutout over Christian County on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville.

The Lyon County Lyons hosted their first district win of the season on Monday, Aug. 22 against Trigg County 2-1.

Princeton native Emma Talley had a successful weekend playing in the CP Women’s Open in Ottawa, Canada, over the weekend as part of the LGPA tour. She finished No. 8 with a collective score of 13-under-par through four rounds of play, just six shots behind the leader.

The Massac Illinois Patriots used a second half rally to beat the Lyons 3-2 on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Lee S. Jones park in Eddyville.

The First Region girls golf tournament took place on Monday at the Country Club of Paducah, with the dominant Marshall County Lady Marshals claiming the team win. This was the sixth straight regional title for the Lady Marshals and seventh since 2015.

LOUISVILLE — Louisville basketball coach Kenny Payne landed his first recruit for the 2023 class Monday afternoon when four-star small forward Curtis Williams Jr. from the Detroit area announced his commitment to the Cardinals.

Cathryn Brown finished 2nd amongst the top competition in the state at the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association Championship at the UK Club in Lexington this past weekend.

The Crittenden County Lady Rockets completed their first clean sweep of the Lady Lyons since 2016. The Lady Lyons lost the first matchup of the season last week to the Rockets 3-2 in sudden death overtime at Lee S. Jones park in Eddyville. The Lady Rockets hosted Thursday night’s 5-0 shutout…

Lyon County boys soccer hasn’t won a district championship against Trigg County since 2017. With only two boys soccer teams in the district, the two teams usually split the regular season and it’s all sorted out in the district championship. Lyon’s clean sweep of the season was finished off …

The Caldwell County 4-H shooting team in the 9-11 division brought home state hardware on Saturday.

The Lady Lyons posted their fifth shutout win of the season in a 7-0 win over the Lady Trojans Tuesday night, Sept. 6 in Webster County.

Crittenden County claimed its first win over the Lady Lyons since 2017 on Thursday, Sept. 8. Ella Geary scored with just 20 seconds left in sudden death overtime to boost the Lady Rockets past Lyon, 3-2.

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In a rare Friday night soccer match, the Lyons hosted former district rival Caldwell County. The Tigers came back from a tied halftime score to win it, 6-2.

Cathryn Brown finished one-under-par 71 to win the Women’s Bowling Green Invitational Tournament on Saturday. The win was sentimental, as her late brother Cullan Brown also won the Bowling Green Invitational just five years earlier in 2017.

Timothy Stewart’s speed on the field propelled Lyon County past Muhlenberg County on Monday night, Aug. 29. Stewart headed up Lyon County’s offensive efforts with the team’s only goals of the night in the final 2-1 score.

The Lady Lyons wrapped up last Monday night’s game a little early against the Mayfield Lady Cardinals. The 10-0 shutout win on Aug. 29 put the ladies on the bus about three minutes early due to the KHSAA mercy rule.

The Lady Lyons are now even on the season, 5-5, after a 8-1 win over Webster County on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Lady Lyons hosted the Lady Trojans Tuesday night at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

Lyon County’s Cathryn Brown set a new course record at the Trigg County Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Boots Randolph Golf Course. Brown shot three birdies, an eagle and a hole-in-one on hole 18 to go to the front nine 8-under-par. Brown shot 1-over-par on the front none to finish …

Princeton native Emma Talley had a successful weekend playing in the CP Women’s Open in Ottawa, Canada, over the weekend as part of the LGPA tour. She finished No. 8 with a collective score of 13-under-par through four rounds of play, just six shots behind the leader.

Travis Perry shot a 38 in 9 holes of golf at the Marion Country Club on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The three team match featured Crittenden, Lyon and Union counties.

The Lyons hosted Caldwell County and Christian Fellowship in a three-team match in nine holes on Thursday, Aug. 25 at The Cullan.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons put an end to a two-game cold streak with a 5-0 shutout over Christian County on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons dropped their first district contest to Trigg County Monday night, Aug. 22 at Lee S. Jones park. The Lady Lyons are now 2-4 after the 6-3 loss to the Lady Wildcats.

The Massac Illinois Patriots used a second half rally to beat the Lyons 3-2 on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at Lee S. Jones park in Eddyville.

The Lyon County Lyons hosted their first district win of the season on Monday, Aug. 22 against Trigg County 2-1.

It was a tough draw for the Lady Lyons in the first round of the All “A” Classic soccer regionals. The host, University Heights Academy, eliminated Lyon County 10-0 in the first round of the Second Region tournament Monday, Aug. 15 in Hopkinsville.

For the third year in a row, Lyon County drew the reigning Second Region Champion, University Heights Academy, to play in the first round of the soccer All “A” Classic on Tuesday, Aug. 16. UHA won 5-0 over Lyon County.

There is always a large crowd when the Lyons and the Tigers meet. Even on the first Friday of football season, the Lyon County Lady Lyons and the Caldwell County Lady Tigers’ Aug. 19 matchup drew a substantial crowd at Lee S. Jones park. The Lady Tigers eventually claimed the border battle 5-1.

Travis Perry gained national attention over the summer for his skills on the basketball court, earning him college offers from some of the biggest names in college basketball. Perry continues to turn heads, but lately it has been on the golf course.

The Lady Lyons were on the road Thursday, Aug. 18 for a 7-0 victory over the Union County Bravettes.

Weather forced a 30-minute lightning delay just 26 minutes into the Lyon County boys opening soccer game on Aug. 9 against Logan County. With Lyon County ahead 8-1, the Lyons were hoping the storm would hold off long enough to finish the half.

The Lyon County boys golf team traveled to Deer Lakes Golf Course for a shotgun style 9-hole match against Crittenden County, Livingston Central, and Fulton County on Thursday, Aug. 11.

The Lady Lyons played host to the St. Mary Lady Vikings for their second home game of the season on Thursday, Aug. 11. After a dominant 10-0 season opener just a few days earlier, the Lady Vikings proved to be a tougher opponent as the Lady Lyons fell 4-0.

The Lyons were on the opposite end of an 8-1 score in last Friday night’s game against Graves County. Still reeling on high emotions after a blow out win in the season opener, the 8-1 loss hit hard. The Lyons have worked hard over the summer and made some coaching staff changes in place afte…

The Lady Lyons wrapped things up early in the soccer season opener with a 10-0 win over the Union County Bravettes on Monday night. The Lady Lyons looked strong despite missing the powerhouse duo of Rose Smith and Leah Schroeder who scored a combined 76 of the team’s 106 goals last year. Sch…

LOUISVILLE — As Louisville’s football team entered fall camp last week, the most competitive spot on the roster is at running back, a spirited battle that is likely to continue until days before the season opener at Syracuse on Sept. 3.

CALVERT CITY — The Marshall County Lady Marshals are off to a hot start to their season after winning the Lady Marshal Invitational last Tuesday, July 26 at the Calvert City Country Club. As a team, they shot a 309 to earn the top spot and Trinity Beth claimed the individual win with a score…

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CALVERT CITY — The third annual Cullan Brown Invitational took place on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19 at the Calvert City Country Club. Youth and young adults from across western Kentucky braved the heat in honor of a the late Cullan Brown, a name in golf that will not soon be forgotten.

PADUCAH — In the final weekend of the Paducah Chiefs at Brooks Stadium, with the blue seats filled with spectators young and old, the team fell to the visiting Fulton Railroaders, 13-8.

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LEXINGTON — Kentucky coach John Calipari hasn’t forgotten about the victims of last December’s deadly tornadoes that ripped through the western part of the state.

On Tuesday, June 28, it was announced that Lyon County’s Brody Williams received the prestigious Johnny Bench Award for his outstanding performance as a Lyon during his senior year.

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Lyon County junior Travis Perry has gained the attention of several big name colleges and universities around the nation. Between basketball games with his travel team, the Indiana Elite, and a huge game at The Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, the western Kentucky talent has dr…

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Recent Lyon County High School graduate Calista Collins has yet another accomplishment to add to the long list of achievements during her softball career as a Lady Lyon. For the second consecutive year, Collins has been named to the Class A First Team All-State by the Kentucky Softball Coach…

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.