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Lyon teams advance through Class A openers

Saff Report

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 ... More

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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

Roads spark debate during fiscal court

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 ...

Comer forum focuses on health care

Congressman James Comer met with locals last week during a town hall meeting at the Lyon County Courthouse, spending about an hour of the hour and a half session addressing health care concerns.

Come ...

Arthur Long arraignment waiting extradition

An Illinois man accused of murdering his sister in Lyon County remains in custody in Tennessee.

Arthur A. Long, of Chicago, Ill., was indicted Feb. 6 on charges of murder and theft by unlawful taking ...

Bridge to be renamed in honor of Tony Ellis

Republican lawmakers voted last week to override vetoes by Gov. Matt Bevin that would have prevented renaming a local bridge in honor of a Lyon County man.

John Cheves of the Lexington Herald-Leader ...

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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