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Kuttawa and Eddyville claim same property

By Jody Norwood jnorwood@heraldledger.com

Recent efforts to create a county-wide development plan may be bringing a long running property dispute to a head. On Monday, the Kuttawa Mayor Lee McCollum discussed city limits with the council. McC ... More

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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 ...

Benton clinic coming to Lyon

Women faced with an unexpected pregnancy may have a new option for free confidential services next year. The Healthy Options for Preserving and Empowerment (HOPE) Clinic of Marshall County announ ...

Adcock to retire

Keith Adcock has been a familiar face to those living in Lyon County for three decades. He’s opened the doors of Eddyville’s Food Giant to hundreds of students touring from Lyon ...

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 ...

New businesses coming to county

Construction on the first of two new businesses is underway and their developer said he's working to catch up to demand by lake area consumers. Wayne Breedlove -- owner of Waycon Construction and Hu-B ...

Logging to resume at Land Between the Lakes

Logging an area in Land Between the Lakes where a major timber harvest was canceled in mid July 2015 has returned. Though this project is much smaller, it's no more popular than the previous proposal ...

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 ...

Corps seeks support for National Public Lands Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at Lake Barkley in support of the 23rd Annual National Public Lands Day Sept. 24. The national theme for this ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU in Eddyville is accepting donations for the Lyon County Hope Food Bank. You may drop off food, from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.â ¢ HOPE FOOD BANK is open ...

Pillowcase Ministry benefits children in Haiti

Hebron Baptist Church ladies ministries along with women from community churches have been busy sewing 218 pillow case dresses for girls in Haiti. The volunteers have also prepared 61 pairs of short ...

State receives $467K grant to help small businesses

Gov. Matt Bevin Friday announced a $467,000 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant for Kentucky from the U.S. Small Business Administration saying it will help the state's small businesses find ...

Motorcycle crash kills Tennessee man

On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police post 1 Mayfield received a 911 call regarding a two vehicle collision involving a motorcycle at the 34 mile marker on Interstate 24 near Kuttawa. Preliminary invest ...

Lyon schools help flood family adjust

Just days after classes resumed at Lyon County Schools this year, five students began classes nearly 600 miles from home. Twins Matt and Macaelyn, 11, Jennessa, 9, Ethan, 8, and Jalynn, 8, make up the ...

Ongoing events

Dailyâ ¢ KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU in Eddyville is accepting donations for the Lyon County Hope Food Bank. You may drop off food, from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.â ¢ HOPE FOOD BANK is open ...

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Kentucky State Police troopers stopped a 2007 Mercury Milano traveling on Interstate 24, about noon Wednesday, Aug. 31 for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop Trooper First Class T.J. Willi ...

Holiday weekend fatal in Lyon, Caldwell counties

Multiple communities are in mourning this week after two unrelated deaths occurred in the area over the Labor Day weekend. On Saturday at 1:56 p.m., Kentucky State Police post 1 Mayfield received a ...

Princeton woman arrested on drug charges

A Princeton woman and a Dawson Springs man were arrested Tuesday after police discovered methamphetamine in their vehicle.  According to reports, Kentucky State Police Trooper Jon McGehee observe ...

Sports

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 ...

Lyon improves to 2-1 on strong start

Senior pitcher Avery Ellis was dominant as the Lyons defeated Murray High School 5-0 last week on the road.

Ellis allowed just four singles as the Lyons kept the bases clean on their way to the win. ...

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 ...

Opinion

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 ...

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 ...

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