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Community rallying behind Ellis greenhouse

By Jody Norwood jnorwood@heraldledger.com

Friends and family of Tony Ellis are hoping to recognize how much he meant to the community with a greenhouse at Lyon County High School. Rae Wagoner and Becky Kinder work with Ellis' wife Debbie at t ... More

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Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Trooper recognized with road renaming

At a ceremony Monday, Kentucky Highway 326 (Ninevah Road) in Anderson County was renamed in honor of Kentucky State Police Trooper Eric Keith Chrisman, who was killed in the line of duty. Chrisman t ...

Revival coming to Second Baptist

Mark your calendars for Dec. 4 - 7 as Second Baptist is planning a revival. Beginning at 11 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, through Wednesday night, one of the most popular preachers, evangelists, and missiona ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

SolQuest to utilize eclipse to lead revival

There isn't much to see yet along 75 acres of U.S. Hwy. 91 in Cerulean, but visionairies hope to turn the patch of farmland into a revival of spirit next year. Organizers with HR Ministries hope to ...

Ovey-Wiggins objects to questions in Champion case

Potential jurors in the murder trial of Ryan Champion will have to answer questions about potential media exposure and how they feel about the death penalty prior to actual selection.According to co ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Coursey, Trump take county

A higher than average turnout fell in favor of Republican candidates for federal office, but voters preferred Democrat incumbent Will Coursey in local  races. A contentious presidential election ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

WKCTC connects students, donors

More than 100 students and college scholarship donors got a chance to meet at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s annual donor scholarship reception November 4. The audience gave t ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Lyon's Club recognizes Adcock's contributions

More than 50 community leaders, friends and family paid tribute Thursday to Keith Adcock, who recently retired from his position as store manager of the Eddyville Food Giant after 32 years. Lyon Cou ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Lyon County focusing on preparedness for eclipse

Next year's solar eclipse planning continues to focus on emergency services and preparedness.About 50 business owners, elected officials and residents met last week to discuss developing plans for t ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

WKCTC to present on human trafficking

According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2.4 million people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center websit ...

Lyon FFA fundraiser features farm families

Lyon County High School’s FFA chapter is hoping residents will keep some of the area’s farm families hanging out year round. The chapter has been working for weeks with area farmers to pro ...

50 years later, nation still saying thank you

Dozens of local men and women were recognized Saturday for their service to the country more than 50 years ago. It was a long overdue appreciation for many. American Legion Post 68, working ...

Girl Scouts travel to Savannah

Several Lyon County Girl Scout troops traveled to Savannah, Ga., over fall break to visit and participate in a program at the Juliette Gordon Lowe Birthplace who was the founder of the organization. ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

Trooper witnesses crash

On Sept. 6, at 1:53 p.m., troopers from Kentucky State Police post 1 Mayfield were conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 24 at the 46 mile marker near Kuttawa when they observed a collision. Emilie ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ Homemakers Clubs meet at the Lyon County Cooperative Extension office located at 231 Main Street in Eddyville. Join as a member at large and participate in activities or join a specific clu ...

City to keep Founder's Day from getting eclipsed

Thousands of visitors are expected in western Kentucky Aug. 21 for the 2017 solar eclipse. On Monday, Eddyville officials discussed inviting many of those guests to their first Founder's Day. Counci ...

Sports

Lyons, Wildcats battle in district thriller

Tuesday night in postseason play, boys basketball fans may have seen the greatest seven minutes of Fifth District action this season.

Lyon County and host Trigg County remained tied 35-35 af ...

Lady Lyons fall to Lady Maroons

Lyon County fell 50-34 to visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins on Friday.

The Lady Lyons defense did a good job of disrupting the Lady Maroons, forcing them to shoot 38 percent from the field, but we ...

Board bombards Braves with 25

Friday night, Union County didn't have an answer for Gabe Board, who notched 25 points for Lyon County.

Board's performance led Lyon 78-54 over the visitors. For the night, Board hit 3-of-6 volleys ...

Gold medalist coming to MSU

Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin will speak at Murray State University on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. inside the Curris Center ballroom. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsore ...

Opinion

Lawmakers don't need to dabble with religion

Last week a Kentucky lawmaker introduced legislation to allow the Bible to be taught as an elective in public schools across the state.

As a Christian, I hope the proposal doesn’t become law.

It ...

Bring classes to all high school sports

As sometimes happens when pen meets paper (or in this day and age, when finger meets keyboard), last week's editorial in this space didn't start out as a diatribe about school funding.

It began with ...

Merry Christmas from the Herald Ledger

There may not be a more appropriate year for one of my favorite holiday movies: Scrooged.

The 1988 film -- called by film critic Roger Ebert as "one of the most disquieting, unsettling films to come ...

Hacking not as troubling as lack of responsiblity

Political pundits on both sides are drawing a crooked line down the middle of the next issue of debate, Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

According to intelligence reports rele ...

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