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It was an easy night for the Lady Lyons as they cruised past University Heights Academy in a 22-0 victory in the opening round of the Second Region All “A” softball tournament.

Calista Collins hit a three-run walk-off home run to end the Second Region All “A” championship in just six innings with Lyon County claiming the title, 17-6. The Lady Lyons advance to the state portion of the tournament set to begin Friday in Owensboro.

Favored to win the Region 2 All “A” baseball tournament, Lyon County was upset April 12 by the University Heights Academy Blazers, 3-1, in the opening round.

Picking up a game on the road after being knocked out of the All “A” regional, Lyon County fell, 6-4, to Bowling Green on Thursday.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons ended yet another game early by way of the mercy rule, topping the Union County Bravettes on Monday night.

Lyon County went on the road Thursday night to face one of the region’s toughest competitors, Henderson County. Henderson, which boasts a No. 16 ranking in the most recent coaches poll as well as a spotless record, needed a seventh-inning rally to squeak by the Lady Lyons, 6-5.

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Stateline and Forward Kentucky published two articles in March during Women’s History Month celebrating Kentucky’s increase in women joining legislatures. There was a 10.9% increase over the past years in Kentucky, helping bring legislative seats held by women in the U.S. to 2,259.

The Junior Varsity game Monday between the Lyon County Lyons and the Crittenden County Rockets was cut short due to a time rule.

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The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding from NRCS Kentucky this year is April 23, 2021. Through CSP, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) helps farmers, ranchers and forest landowners earn payments for expanding c…

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Kelsie Hoitomt relocated from Wisconsin to Kentucky to be closer to family, specifically her sister, who will soon be going to college.

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March marks a significant transition for a long-standing Kentucky Baptist news publication. The Western Recorder will cease regular publication after the March issue.

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Barkley Regional Airport is hosting a contractor outreach workshop Thursday on its new passenger terminal construction project.

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The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, in cooperation with the Kentucky Humanities Council, presents “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America.” Opening at the Wrather West Kentucky Museum on the Murray State University campus on Saturday.

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Eddyville City Council hosted a meeting on March 1 at 6 p.m. The meeting took place virtually via Zoom and was streamed live on Facebook, however, Mayor John Choat, Police Chief Jaime Greene, and Water/Sewer Superintendent James Peters met at City Hall and practiced social distancing through…

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A Lyon County Board of Education special meeting was hosted on March 8 at 5 p.m. at the Lyon County School District’s Conference Center in Eddyville. All six board members were present, as well as Superintendent Russ Tilford. There was no public attendance.

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Lyon County went on the road Thursday night to face one of the region’s toughest competitors, Henderson County. Henderson, which boasts a No. 16 ranking in the most recent coaches poll as well as a spotless record, needed a seventh-inning rally to squeak by the Lady Lyons, 6-5.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons ended yet another game early by way of the mercy rule, topping the Union County Bravettes on Monday night.

John Ryder Bingham took the mound for the Lyon County junior varsity Lyons helping to maintain an early lead against the Caldwell County Tigers Friday night. The JV Lyons won the five-inning contest, 6-4.

An array of pitching couldn’t put the hold on the McCracken County Mustangs, as they ran away with a 13-0 victory against the Lyon County junior varsity Lyons on Saturday afternoon.

Both teams were strong on the mound last Thursday night, as both Lyon County pitcher Beau Wilson and Scott County’s Landon Whitson were able to keep the evening uneventful for the most part, but Scott finished with a 3-0 victory.

Aidan Rush wasted no opportunity at the plate Friday night in the border battle with the Caldwell County Tigers, as he drove in four runs over three hits in Lyon County’s 12-2 victory.

The Daviess County Panthers wasted no time sinking their claws into the Lyon County Lady Lyons Saturday morning. A home run and early lead ended in the Lady Lyons first loss of the season, 9-4.

A first-inning home run by Christian County’s Serenity Shemwell was an omen as to how the game would play out Saturday night in the Lady Lyons’ 17-12 loss against the Lady Colonels.

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Lakes Area Baseball & Softball (LABS) is a western Kentucky sports league that incorporates seven counties, 73 teams, six divisions, 12 games, and at least 700 kids. Thirty umpires are signed to officiate the 2021 season.

The Junior Varsity game Monday between the Lyon County Lyons and the Crittenden County Rockets was cut short due to a time rule.

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It wasn’t that long ago that opposing fans directed the “Over-rated!” chant toward Lyon County freshman Travis Perry. In fact, he said those jeers are one of the things he misses most during this pandemic-altered season with small crowds. But one thing he is not is overrated. Need proof? Jus…

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Shoulders brothers thriving at Lyon County

The fast-paced, up-tempo style that Lyon County has was like nothing the Caldwell County team had seen all year, and it had its effects early, giving the Lyons the 88-60 win in the Second Region All “A” Classic championship game on Saturday on the LCHS home court.

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EDDYVILLE — It isn’t often a small-school softball program in west Kentucky has a plethora of its senior talent headed to the next level.

Sydney Melton hit her fifth home run of the season to tie up a close game in the third inning against the Calloway County Lakers Tuesday night. The Lady Lyons went on to win, 6-3, after taking the lead in the top of the sixth inning.

Both teams were strong on the mound last Thursday night, as both Lyon County pitcher Beau Wilson and Scott County’s Landon Whitson were able to keep the evening uneventful for the most part, but Scott finished with a 3-0 victory.

Aidan Rush wasted no opportunity at the plate Friday night in the border battle with the Caldwell County Tigers, as he drove in four runs over three hits in Lyon County’s 12-2 victory.

John Ryder Bingham took the mound for the Lyon County junior varsity Lyons helping to maintain an early lead against the Caldwell County Tigers Friday night. The JV Lyons won the five-inning contest, 6-4.

The Daviess County Panthers wasted no time sinking their claws into the Lyon County Lady Lyons Saturday morning. A home run and early lead ended in the Lady Lyons first loss of the season, 9-4.

A first-inning home run by Christian County’s Serenity Shemwell was an omen as to how the game would play out Saturday night in the Lady Lyons’ 17-12 loss against the Lady Colonels.

An array of pitching couldn’t put the hold on the McCracken County Mustangs, as they ran away with a 13-0 victory against the Lyon County junior varsity Lyons on Saturday afternoon.

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Lakes Area Baseball & Softball (LABS) is a western Kentucky sports league that incorporates seven counties, 73 teams, six divisions, 12 games, and at least 700 kids. Thirty umpires are signed to officiate the 2021 season.

The Junior Varsity game Monday between the Lyon County Lyons and the Crittenden County Rockets was cut short due to a time rule.

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It wasn’t that long ago that opposing fans directed the “Over-rated!” chant toward Lyon County freshman Travis Perry. In fact, he said those jeers are one of the things he misses most during this pandemic-altered season with small crowds. But one thing he is not is overrated. Need proof? Jus…

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Shoulders brothers thriving at Lyon County

The fast-paced, up-tempo style that Lyon County has was like nothing the Caldwell County team had seen all year, and it had its effects early, giving the Lyons the 88-60 win in the Second Region All “A” Classic championship game on Saturday on the LCHS home court.

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EDDYVILLE — It isn’t often a small-school softball program in west Kentucky has a plethora of its senior talent headed to the next level.

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Lyon County’s Cullan Brown — a star sophomore men’s golfer for the University of Kentucky, and so much more — died Aug. 4 in Lexington, following a year-long battle with osteosarcoma (specifically, bone cancer.)

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For a tight-knit group of Lyon County High School Class of 2018 graduates, “Friendsgiving” at Taylor Carney’s house will never be the same.

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It didn’t taken long for the innumerable amount of online tributes and messages to pour in for Lyon County native and former University of Kentucky star sophomore men’s golfer Cullan Brown and his family. Brown died on Tuesday in Lexington following a year-long pushback against osteosarcoma.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf tournament Friday at Mineral Mound Golf Course. The premier golf event awarded more than $2,000 in cash and prizes plus the chance at a hole-in-one prize of $30,000.

This is a time of year when hunting seasons can creep up on hunters or would-be hunters and catch them unprepared.

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It hasn’t taken long for the innumerable amount of online tributes and messages to pour in for Lyon County native and former University of Kentucky star sophomore men’s golfer Cullan Brown and his family. Brown died on Tuesday in Lexington following a year-long pushback against osteosarcoma.

The Southeastern Conference has long touted itself as the nation’s toughest football league from top to bottom.

The Lyon County Schools Athletic Department recently released a list of its 2019-20 Academic All-State and All-State Honorable Mentions. Lyon County students receiving the recognition are listed below.

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Most of the highest-paid college football coaches have avoided the voluntary salary reductions that have swept Power Five programs, according to an ESPN survey.

The athletic directors in the Southeastern Conference gathered in a huddle — social distancing style — to discuss the upcoming season on Monday in Birmingham, but no formal announcements have been made regarding fall sports.

A second benefit in as many weeks is being held at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville for 10-year-old cancer patient Owen Matthews.

Coaches, parents and players from all across the state were hoping to receive some guidance from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association last week.

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The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.

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The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a late, but good start this season. The Lyon County Aces bested Mayfield in both ends of a doubleheader — 5-4 and 6-0 — on June 15 at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.

UofL football opener changed

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Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon has released the Fiscal Year 2019 audit of the revenue sources of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) Fish and Game Fund.

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Squirrel season ends Friday

There is no word yet on when Eddyville and Kuttawa city halls will open their doors to in-person business amid the coronavirus pandemic, but municipal recreational facilities have or already will be reopening soon.

With two shows this season already canceled due to a pandemic and Mother Nature, Fredonia Valley Riding Club is eager to get its first competition of the season underway.

Local hunters take 155 turkeys

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During the now-lightening restrictions of the COVID-19 shutdown, a great many optional activities were prevented. Fishing was not one of them.