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Sue Huntsman has served as office manager of the Lyon County Herald Ledger since 2010, and on Wednesday she will lock the office doors one last time as she leaves to enjoy her retirement.

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Last week, Lyon County High School students were greeted on their walk to lunch by a display of shoes, 25 pairs in total, symbolizing the number of people who would die from a tobacco-related illness during the time they were eating.

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The LCES Robotics Team placed first at the Regional Competition at WKCTC on March 9. The team also received the trophy for having the best robot design. The team will compete on April 18 at Rupp Arena at the state competition.

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Attorney General Andy Beshear has launched an investigation into allegations that state pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have overcharged the state health insurance programs for prescription drugs and discriminated against independent pharmacies.

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On March 18, the Eddyville-Kuttawa-Lyon County Joint Planning Commission approved the placement of a new cell tower by AT&T at 100 Birdie Bannister Road after a public hearing that brought out both those in favor and vehemently opposed to the project.

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LOS ANGELES -- A year ago, Michael Avenatti's star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against President Donald Trump.

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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 …

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For the second year, the Paralyzed Veterans of America is bringing its Bluegrass Bass Bash tournament to Kuttawa on May 3-5 and is looking for volunteers willing to help make the weekend go as smoothly as possible for the participating heroes.

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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…

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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…

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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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In what seems to be the local hot topic of the moment, representatives from the City of Kuttawa stopped by Thursday's Lyon County Fiscal Court meeting to discuss the distribution of the existing county-wide transient room tax to the tourist commissions.

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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encouraged all Kentuckians to join him in saluting Kentucky's agriculture industry during National Ag Week this week and National Ag Day on Thursday.

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Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encouraged all Kentuckians to join him in saluting Kentucky's agriculture industry during National Ag Week this week and National Ag Day on Thursday.

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Evolutional believe the theory, similar to a religious belief, that the world and mankind simply evolved from objects both animate and inanimate.

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The Lake Barkley Tourist Commission's regular monthly meeting Tuesday, March 12 opened with the welcoming of new Commissioner Phyllis Bevivino and the election of Mike Oliver as the new co-chairman.

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NEW YORK -- Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.

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Baptist Health Wound Care in Paducah is the only center in the state and one of only 29 centers nationwide to receive the President's Circle Center of Distinction award from Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services.

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The Lyon County Senior Citizens Center held a St. Patrick's Dance March 7. Approximately 100 people were in attendance. The center will be hosting a dance the first Thursday of each month. Drinks will be provided. Guests bring a dessert.

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Gov. Matt Bevin announced Thursday Kentucky exports reached an all-time high for a fourth consecutive year with $31.76 billion in goods and services shipped abroad from the commonwealth in 2018, a 2.9-percent increase from the previous year.

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March - The Lyon County Senior Citizens Center will have Line Dancing classes every Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Bible study follows at 10 a.m.

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In collaboration with Lyon County Sheriff Brent White, here is a breakdown of some of the major activity at the Sheriff's office over the last week:

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The Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosted more than 300 students across 12 high schools on March 7 for Engineering Day 2019, a series of science, technology, engineering and math-centered challenges designed to teach engineering and construction concepts under the direction…

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The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission voted Friday to lift the weekend ban on commercial fishing on Kentucky and Barkley lakes, and also to allow anyone with a valid fishing license to sell Asian carp. This emergency resolution will go in front of the Kentucky LRC in three weeks for a fi…

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In the spirit of Mardi Gras season, the Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce held a Fat Tuesday-themed kickoff to their new Good Morning Lake Barkley networking breakfasts on March 5.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews will begin treating for noxious and nuisance weeds throughout the state this month. The treatments aid in controlling the spread of undesirable plants along state highway rights of way.

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Discussion was heated, but potentially productive, at Monday evening's Kuttawa City Council meeting as officials and local hotel owners discussed a proposal for an up to 3 percent transient room tax on Kuttawa lodging to help fund the Kuttawa Tourist Commission.

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Kentucky's annual unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in 2018 from 4.9 percent in 2017, while nonfarm employment gained 10,500 jobs, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. It was the lowest annual…