After 17 and a half years at the helm of Lyon County's 4-H Extension program, and 37 years total with the Cooperative Extension Service, retiring agent Wanda Paris has accumulated a lot of children. Though not biologically hers, she has been an integral influence on nearly two decades worth …

All Lyon County Middle School students look forward to March 14 each year because it is Pi day in honor of the estimated number 3.14. Students learn that Pi is an irrational number and is used in a myriad of ways in our lives. After students ran the Pi k through town, they then were given th…

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., has announced nominees to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat in the 1st Supreme Court District. The district is composed of 24 Western Kentucky counties. The vacancy was created when Justice Bill Cunning…

Unemployment rates fell in 37 Kentucky counties between January 2018 and January 2019, rose in 72, and stayed the same in 11 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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James Wayne Hanley, 35 of Eddyville, died Wednesday March 6 at his home in Eddyville.

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Belinda O'Neal, 66, Princeton, died Friday, March 8 at her home in Princeton. She was a member of the Abundant Life Church in Calvert City. Her parents were Ross Dunn and Margaret Bailey Dunn.

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Barbara J. Caudill, 75, of Eddyville, formerly of Bolingbrook, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, at her home in Lyon County. She was a member of the United Church of Christ in Maquoketa, Iowa and retired from Lincoln Financial in Arlington Heights, Ill.

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Services for Kevin Gerard Bippen, 66, of St. Louis, Mo., and formerly of Kuttawa, will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. at Lakeland Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Eddyville with Rev. Aaron Brown officiating.

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Graveside services William Kenneth Wheeler, 89, of Kuttawa, were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, at Mexico Cemetery in Crittenden County.

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The classic Rudyard Kipling poem "If" comes to mind when considering the controversy -- scandal is another word for it -- that has consumed the McCracken County School District much of this year.