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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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Lyon, Trigg split contests

Fifth District foes Trigg County and Lyon County split their two regular season meetings less than a week apart. At Cadiz April 19, Trigg County pulled ahead in the second inning and held off a rally ...

Lady Lyons take 2nd Region Class "A"

Lyon County’s Lady Lyons battled both impressive fielding by Caldwell County Lady Tigers as well as Mother Nature in the 2nd Region Championship last week. Thanks to their fortitude, patience an ...

Lyons pick up two wins

Lyon County went 2-1 across two days of action on the road at Murray and Mayfield during the Dinger Wood Bat Classic last week. Lyon — one of 13 teams competing at multiple sites during the wee ...

Lyons, Lady Lyons win in Marion

Monday night was made for Lyon County baseball and softball. Both squads picked up wins on the road in Marion to start the week. For the Lyons, Avery Ellis had a good afternoon on the mound, striking ...

Lyons top Hickman

Lyon County's bats were smoking Friday as they hosted Hickman County. The Lyons pulled away early and didn't see a challenge by the Falcons until the sixth inning. Lyon, on the other hand, had five-ru ...

Lady Lyons defeat Caldwell

  The Lady Lyons hosted the Caldwell County Tigers last week in an intense game that would come down to an extra innings. The Lady Tigers would bat first with Sophie Bingham up to pitch. Popup h ...

Lyons pick up first wins

Lyon County picked up its first two wins in a big way Saturday during a doubleheader hosting Fulton County. Fulton was held without a single hit in the first game with six batters getting struck out d ...

Lady Lyon open season with win

Lady Lyons softball kicked off last week with the Lady Lyons hosting the Trigg County Lady Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats were up to bat first. With two batters walked and on base, two critical outs cam ...

Boys fall in district action

The boys Fifth District finals would match up the No. 1 seed the Trigg County Wildcats and the No. 2 seed, the Lyon County Lyons. Trigg County would take the tip-off sending the ball to Tae Day who w ...

Lady Lyons win championship

The Lyon County Lady Lyons took home the Fifth District championship for the second year in a row after putting out the Crittenden County Rockets’ fire 51-34 in the championship game last Frida ...

Lyons head to final

The 5th District finals kicked off Monday night in Jason White Gymnasium with the No. 1 seed Trigg County Wildcats going up against the No. 4 seed Crittenden County Rockets. After a 40-19 lead at ha ...

Lady Lyons dispatch Hickman

The Lady Lyons hit the road to face the Lady Falcons at Hickman County where they picked up their 17th win. A runaway 12-point lead in the first quarter would give the Lady Lyons the upper hand that ...

JV, freshman Lyons fend off Bombers

The freshman and JV Lyons hosted the Ballard Memorial Bombers in last week’s double header. The freshman Lyons stepped on the court first. Although the Bombers would take the tip-off and carry t ...

Lyon sweeps Fort Campbell

After a change in the schedule due to inclement weather the Lady Lyons were finally able to sink their teeth into the Ft. Campbell Falcons last Thursday night to kick-off a boys-girls double header. F ...

Lady Lyons take on North Hopkins

Lyon County kept scoring close as it battle North Hopkins Jan. 25. The Lady Lyons came out with a strong 16-10 lead in last week’s game against North Hopkins. By half time the Lyons began to wa ...

Lyon battles Livingston

Lyon County hosted Livingston Central last week as part of the All “A” Classic tournament. After an unsuccessful basket by the Lady Cardinals on the tipoff, Lady Lyon freshman Allison Mur ...

Lyons top CFS

The varsity Lyons hosted Christian Fellowship last Tuesday night at Jason White Gymnasium. From the start the Lyons were on fire. From the moment of tip off until the last seconds of the game the ...

Lyon sweeps Livingston

Lyon County squared off Friday night in a competitive doubleheader against Livingston Central. While the Livingston Lady Cardinals did build the early lead in last Friday night’s game against th ...

Lady Lyons continue streak against Trigg County

Saturday night in Jason White Gymnasium was filled with excitement as the varsity Lady Lyons triumphed over Trigg County for a 10-game winning streak. They remain the region’s only undefeated t ...

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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