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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…

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• On Wednesday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m., Chief Deputy Sam Adams served an arrest warrant from Hopkins County on Jeannia N. Amar, 50, of Madisonville, for failure to appear in a stolen property and drug related case, according to the sheriff’s office.• On Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m., Depu…

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PADUCAH — If the numbers released by the American Quilter’s Society and the National Quilt Museum are any indication, Paducah’s QuiltWeek has picked up where it left off in 2019.

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The Eddyville City Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 2, which saw the second reading of the alcohol sales ordinance and a presentation from the Lake Barkley Partnership for Economic Development.

The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce announces the inaugural Christmas in July Lake Barkley Marina Crawl set for July 16. The event is being brought to you by Kuttawa Tourism Commission, the Lake Barkley Tourism Commission, ReMax-Lake Barkley Real Estate Services and Edge Media Group.

Last week, the Herald Ledger brought our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate that was running opposed in the primary elections in May was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question.

If you are looking to make a huge difference in the world, serving as a foster parent, volunteering your time, supporting those who serve as foster parents or volunteering your time mentoring foster kids, are certainly ways to do it.

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, announced May 5 with a news release that he secured several priorities to benefit Kentucky in the Water Resources Development Act of 2022, which the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved.

Nonnie’s Place of Eddyville will once again be hosting its annual fashion show. It will be on Thursday, May 19 at the Grand Rivers Senior Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and tickets are $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Nonnie’s Attic in Eddyville.

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Members of the Lyon County High School 4-H Teen Leadership organization presented the “Teens Against Tobacco Use” program last Wednesday to fourth- and fifth-grade students at Lyon County Elementary. It seeks to educate students about the dangers of vaping, smoking, chewing tobacco and other…

According to Kentucky State Police, Kentucky State Police Post 1 was contacted on Thursday, April 28 by Lyon County High School and the Lyon County Sheriff, requesting assistance with investigating threats made against Lyon County Schools students.

The Eddyville Woman’s Club held its April meeting on Tuesday, April 26 at the Eddyville Public Library, where Lyon County Sheriff Brent White shared information about the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch.

McDonald's recently announced in a news release that it's celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Day by offering teachers a free beverage of their choice in the drive-thru. The offer is valid from May 2-13. 

The Lyon County Herald Ledger is proud to bring our readers a “Meet the Candidates” feature covering this year’s local elections. Each candidate was contacted with the same three questions and asked to provide a response of 25 words per question. If a candidate is not listed below, it means …

On Monday, April 25, after 4 p.m., Deputy Seth P’Pool served a criminal summons on James E. Hall, 64, of Kuttawa, on a violation of the Lyon County Nuisance Ordinance, according to the sheriff’s office.

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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…

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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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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…

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.

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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.

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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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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…

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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.

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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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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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, …

Less than 24 hours after the conclusion of the 2022 UK Healthcare Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament, the Lyons’ baseball team was back together again and on the road to Murray.

Back-to-back doubles from the Collins sisters gave the Lady Lyons the winning run during the 5-4 road win over Muhlenberg County on Tuesday, March 15.

The Lady Lyons had a tough season opener with Madisonville North Hopkins. The Lady Lyons fell behind early and were never able to come back in a 7-0 loss to the Maroons on Monday, March 14 at Lee S. Jones ballpark.

The Lyon County Lyons kicked off the 2022 baseball season last week with a few familiar faces missing.

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Lexington – The Lyon County Lyons nearly pulled off the ultimate upset of the 2022 UK HealthCare Boys’ Sweet 16 state tournament in their quarterfinal matchup with No. 2 ranked Covington Catholic on Friday night in Rupp Arena. The Covington Catholic Colonels lived up to their ranking and rep…

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LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons made their debut appearance in Rupp Arena a very memorable one, with a thrilling 82-65 victory over the John Hardin Bulldogs in the opening round of the 2022 UK HealthCare Boys’ Sweet 16 State Tournament.

The Lyon County Lyons boys basketball team practice Monday afternoon at the Schroeder Expo Center in downtown Paducah, ahead of the state tournament. After a send-off Tuesday by supporters, the Lyons will play Thursday in the 2022 UK Healthcare Boys’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament at R…