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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Graveside services for Myrta Dufresne, 101, of Kuttawa were held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Kuttawa Cemetery.

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Glenn Jaye McAllister, 62 of Lyon County, died Friday, Aug. 10, at Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton.

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).

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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.