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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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Team Mermaid holding fundraiser for Ariel

You can help the family of a local girl battling leukemia by getting a full stomach and visiting Santa Claus next week. The family of Ariel Barton are holding a Spaghetti & Santa night at Embers R ...

Siblings arrest following pursuit

A chase that began Monday morning in Lyon County ended in Tennessee with two motorists arrested. Kentucky State Police Troopers attempted to stop a Silver 2016 Toyota Camry at 10:05 a.m. The Toyota wa ...

Burn ban issued as fires cause damage

Fire concerns Tuesday led to Judge Executive Wade White adding Lyon County to a growing list communities enacting burn bans across the state. According to White's executive order, all outdoor burning ...

Nearly 300 salute those who served

Paige Young Sims called the 17th annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon and Program “Awesome.” “Oh man! This was one of the best I’ve ever been to; it gets better every year,&rd ...

Election nears

In less than one week, Lyon County voters will help decide the future of their local, state and federal government. The 2016 general election will be held Nov. 8. The ballot for this year’s elec ...

Board discusses high performance by district

Lyon County Schools are once again a distinguished district. The Lyon County Board of Education met with Site Based Decision Making Councils and discussed state assessment scores of each school during ...

Boo Bash Kuttawa dashes to success as fundraiser

A training officer at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville conquered Kuttawa mountain in 18 minutes 35 seconds Saturday in the second annual Boo Bash Kuttawa Mountain Dash. Major ...

Lyon students hold STEAM work display

Lyon County students recently had the opportunity to participate in a new event to showcase their knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math (STEAM). Students from grades K-12 displ ...

Meeting next week to plan for SolQuest

HR Ministries is taking advantage of the 2017 eclipse to spiritually connect with guests during next year's SolQuest. Planned events for the three day weekend include a 5K run, festival activities and ...

Greenhouse goal near, fundraiser coming on May 9

Efforts to raise at least $40,000 by May to build a greenhouse in memory of a local man is nearing the project's goal, and fundraisers are ramping up efforts.Friends and family of Tony Ellis are hop ...

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 ...

Tennessee murder suspect caught in Lyon County

A Cadiz man wanted for questioning in connection with the death of Clarksville, Tenn., resident has been apprehended in Lyon County. On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police troopers responded to a burglar ...

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 ...

Local educator Amy Argo chosen among best in state

A local teacher is still in a bit of shock after being chosen as one of the state's best educators. Lyon County High School business teacher Amy Argo said she was notified of her nomination as a 2018 ...

Locals mourn Hoss after fire Sunday

A Kuttawa woman was found dead in her home Sunday morning after emergency workers responded to a house fire. Emergency crews were dispatched in response to a fire alarm at the residence of Patricia Ho ...

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 ...

Dates grow near for Memorial Day flag reservations

Collection dates are drawing near for those reserving Memorial Day flags. American Legion Post 68 has several dates planned to register flags in memory of veterans. The first-ever Lyon County flag d ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Storms damage prison, some parts of county

Severe storms last week caused damage to property and structures around Lyon County last week.Crews worked the morning after repairing damage and clearing trees from county roads after the storms mo ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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