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Annual Youth Bowfishing Tournament draws crowd

By Carol Niswonger Herald Ledger Staff

"Ya'll are just going to have to quit showing up like this," grinned Andy Cardwell at the overflow crowd at Lyon County Convention Center where nearly 200 youngsters had gathered for the Jarred Ashm ... More

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Aces off to strong start

With an 8-0 win Friday in Eddyville, American Legion Post 68 improved to 6-0 to start its season.The Aces got off to a strong start with wins in Indiana and Hopkinsville heading into Friday night's ...

Lyon captures district and falls at regional

Lyon County captured its second consecutive Fifth District softball championship last week with a 3-1 win over Crittenden County.The two teams were tied following the third inning when Lexie Smith o ...

Lyon County tennis ready for regional matches

Lyon County's Tennis team will open the regional tournament next week in Hopkinville. Coach Zach Thomas returns again this season with a talents roster ready for the postseason."LCHS boys and girls ...

Lyons ready for rough run

Following a rainy season that forced games delays and an ever changing schedule, Lyon County is facing 11 games in 10 days against some of the First and Second Region's best to finish out the regula ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lady Lyons stunned by Rockets

Two days after upsetting tournament hosts and favorite University Heights Academy, Lyon County fell 42-37 to Crittenden County in the Class A Second Region tournament. Lyon County struggled with fou ...

Lyon holds Webster in loss

Despite two ties in the second quarter and one in the third, Lyon County couldn't pull ahead of visiting Webster County Monday night. The Lyons fell 50-41, but held the Trojans to 50 points, tied fo ...

Lyons dispatch Livingston

Lyon County didn’t go longer than 2:18 without a score Friday as the Lyons steamrolled visiting Livingston Central 71-48. Gabe Board opened the scoring 45 seconds into the contest with a 3-point ...

Lady Lyons split at Reidland

Lyon County's middle school Lady Lyons split decisions with Reidland just before the Thanksgiving break. The eighth grade Lady Lyons had a resounding 30-7 win, led on offense by Rose Smith with 20 p ...

Zombies descend on park for glow run

On Friday night, zombies descended upon Lee S. Jones Park for the second annual Zombie Glow Run/Walk 5K. The race benefited the Lyon County High School softball team, and almost 140 participants sig ...

Brown named to Rolex Junior All-America Team

The American Junior Golf Association has announced its Rolex Junior All-America Teams, headlined by Rolex Junior Players of the Year Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, and Paphangkorn Tavatanakit of Ba ...

Brown brings home Lyon's first state title

Cullan Brown has another title to add to a growing list: state champion. Brown finished with a 73, 5-under par Saturday during the two day KHSAA Boys State Golf championship, following his first round ...

Lyon hosts Dawson Springs

Lyon County hosted Dawson Springs Thursday in double header action that ended with a win for the Lyons and a sixth stalemate for the Lady Lyons. The Lyons opened the night with a 10-0 clobbering of ...

Young Guns on target at state competition

Local archers and shooting sports enthusiasts placed high in state competition earlier this month.The Lyon County 4H Shooting Sports team -- Young Guns -- traveled to Lexington Sept. 10-11, to parti ...

Field of dreams

CALDWELL COUNTY -- On a summer night in 2008, 12-year-old Jake Hodge went to bed and never woke up again. He was by all appearances a healthy, athletic child; and while the mystery surrounding his d ...

News

Chamber searching for new director

After nearly two years at the helm of the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce, Cheryl Johnston is stepping down as executive director.

Johnston notified the chamber board of her plans to leave earlier t ...

SEEK funds remain stagnant

Lyon County Board of Education members are preparing for another year without an increase in state funding for local students.

Superintendent Russ Tilford spoke with the board Monday during their regu ...

Cherokee Riders learn history of ancestors, area

Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part series. The first installment appeared in last week's issue.

While the story of Mantle Rock in what is now Livingston County is familiar to those in th ...

Youth Challenge Rally returns in August

Time is quickly approaching for this year's Walnut Grove Baptist Church Youth Challenge Mission Rally being held this year on Aug. 5.

The theme for this year is "I am a whosoever." It is a free event ...

Opinion

Truisms for future generations

On Sunday -- Fathers Day -- the pastor at my church presented a list of the top 10 things his father used to say. It was a pretty tried and true list of expressions that most parents have found them ...

State education planning to take 2 steps back

Kentucky lawmakers are considering a number of education changes that would be considered a leap forward if the state was a small village in Algeria.

Not long after going down the road of opting to b ...

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 ...

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