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Roads spark debate during fiscal court

By Jody Norwood jnorwood@heraldledger.com

Roads consumed much of the Lyon County Fiscal Court's April meeting. Future and past paving projects led to a brief discussion between magistrate Steve Cruce and Judge Executive Wade White. Cruce spok ... More

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Students may benefit from center grant

One of the region's best tools for preparing students for life after high school is also one of the least known resources. As education metrics place more emphasis on college and career readiness, l ...

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 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 ...

Sports

Lyon teams advance through Class A openers

Lyon County's baseball and softball teams had little trouble Monday defeating Fort Campbell in the opening round of the Class A Second Region Tournament.

Playing in Eddyville, the Lady Lyons idled t ...

Lyons earn road wins

Lyon County closed out one month and opened the next with road wins.

On March 31, the Lyons defeated Paducah Tilghman 5-3.

On April 2 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., the Lyons beat Jeffersontown High Sch ...

Lyons edged by Marshall 3-2

Marshall County pulled ahead in the sixth inning and held on Tuesday to top visiting Lyon County 3-2.

Lyon took the lead early after Max Wadlington doubled to get on base. He scored on the next at bat ...

Lady Lyons open season 4-1

The Lady Lyons have faced more opposition from rain and roller coaster temperatures than competition to start the 2017 season.

The Lady Lyons played their first game at home Thursday against Henders ...

Opinion

Time for high fructose corn syrup and tar

Easter may be my second favorite celebration day, right there behind Halloween but ahead of Leif Erikson Day.

Now, I didn't say 'holiday' because there's still plenty of work to be done by most folks ...

Proposed DRA cuts could impact local communities

If Congress makes no intervention, federal budget proposals will likely have a significant economic impact along the Mississippi River Delta corridor, which includes western Kentucky.

President Donal ...

Time has come for justice reform

Last year, during my visit to the drug treatment program at Roeder Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Kentucky, I met a young man there named Joe. He was smart and articulate, the son of a police off ...

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 ...

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