At its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, the Lyon County Fiscal Court voted to approve 2018 tax rates, and held the first reading of an ordinance regarding approach tiles that tie into the county road system.
The credential Kentuckians rely on most to verify their identities will undergo major upgrades in 2019 to enhance security and to keep travelers on the move.
To help raise awareness for Suicide Prevention Month in September, Mercy Health will host a training session to help educate people on how to help save a life from suicide.
On Friday, Andrew Bowman, great-grandson of Medal of Honor recipient and Lyon County native Andrew Jackson Smith, made the trip from Indianapolis with daughter Catherine Bowman Jones to visit his grandfather's memorial at the Lyon County Judicial Center's Veterans Plaza.
Services for Jimmy “Red” Cummins, 82, of Eddyville, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Lakeland Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Eddyville with the Revs. Dean Ray and Ronnie Fox officiating. Burial will follow in Confederate Cemetery in Lyon County.
Funeral services for Jackie K. Fleming, 78, of Kuttawa were Thursday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. at Lakeland Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Eddyville with the the Rev. Clay Hall officiating. Burial followed in Kuttawa Cemetery.
Graveside services for Rodney Franklin Crowe, 75 of Princeton, will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Cat Creek Cemetery in Stanton, Ky., with a gathering at the farm afterward.
The dates are now set for the annual waterfowl blind drawings for Doug Travis, Lake Barkley, Barren River Lake, Green River Lake and Sloughs wildlife management areas (WMAs).
William Ruckelshaus made a decision in 1973 that cost him his job but earned him enduring respect as one of President Richard Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre" victims.