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Last month, local motorcycle clubs Iron Order MC and Fire & Ice WMC collectively donated $4,100 to Nonnie's Place Women and Children's Shelter in Eddyville. The proceeds were raised from a poker run the clubs held.

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Sheila Kennedy-Guess, PT, DPT, CLT earned a Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University With Distinction (3.9 or greater GPA) and participated in the university's graduation ceremony on May 16.

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Fritts Construction and Electric in Eddyville is no stranger to hurricane relief, and this week they are working their way along the coast of the Carolinas with a trailer full of supplies donated by local citizens to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.

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AUGUST 26: The Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a suspicious person on Days Inn Drive in Kuttawa. Upon arrival, Jason Thomas Shank, 40, of Kuttawa, was found in a parking lot. A consented search of his vehicle reportedly revealed an open container of liquor and drug paraphernalia, t…

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When I was a boy, one of my super heroes was Clark Kent, a news reporter for a Metropolis newspaper. This "man of Steel" was working undercover at "The Daily Planet."

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LYON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY will have Story Hour for 3 to 4 year olds each Wednesday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 270-388-7720

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At their meeting Monday evening, the Kuttawa City Council and Mayor Jimmy Campbell declared October 26, 2019, as "Chase Matthews Day" within the City of Kuttawa in appreciation of the local U.S. Army veteran. Matthews was also honored Saturday during Kuttawa's Warrior Challenge on Lake Barkl…

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The second annual Warrior Challenge at Lake Barkley drew over 100 runners willing to take on the muddy course on Saturday, and in the process they raised over $2,500 for Operation Enduring Warrior.

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At a special called meeting Monday evening, the Eddyville City Council passed the second reading of the property tax ordinance, and held the first reading of a proposed ordinance that would allow golf carts to be driven on city streets.

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The Lyon County Extension Service, Farm Bureau and Conservation District are hosting a Farm to Table Dinner at the Lyon Convention Center at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. In addition to highlighting local agriculture production, the event is a fundraise…

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Kentucky sophomore men's golfer Cullan Brown has been diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, in his left thigh. Treatment will require chemotherapy and surgery. Brown has withdrawn from Kentucky and will also not compete during the 2019-20 season as he spends the year focusing o…

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Eddyville Mayor John Choat (left) swore in Josh Hudson, the newest officer to join the Eddyville Police Department, on Tuesday morning at City Hall. Hudson is from Caldwell County, and spent 13 years as a Conservation Officer II with the Fish & Wildlife Service before joining the Eddyvil…

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What to do about the stretch of U.S. 641 that connects Eddyville to Fredonia is a question that has plagued officials and locals for years.

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The votes are in, the people have spoken, and the Commonwealth has declared their Kentucky favorites. At its awards show on Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair, Kentucky Living magazine announced the 2019 "Best in Kentucky" winners.

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The second annual Warrior Challenge on Lake Barkley will take place in Kuttawa on Saturday, and in addition to it being a physical challenge for its participants, it's also a way for them to give back to our country's military and law enforcement veterans.

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Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White was able to travel as a guest of YAMAHA to Soldotna, Alaska, last week to speak about the invasive Asian carp crisis in our area.

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A small group of local businesses came together last week to donate $2,000 to Lyon County Elementary School to help purchase math curriculum for the students.

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The week of August 17-24 was packed full of community activities in observance of Eddyville's annual Founder's Day celebration, culminating with the parade and festival on Saturday. The week's festivities included a pageant, a community worship service, the Lyons Club ham breakfast, a pet sh…

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A lucky Calvert City couple got a once-in-a-lifetime thrill Sunday afternoon when they won the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, netting them a new, 3,100-square-foot house in Marshall County.

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Visitor spending and visitation growth in Kentucky both increased in 2018 according to a study from Tourism Economics, the Kentucky Department of Tourism's new research partner. Spending in McCracken County totaled $262.89 million which supports 2,420 jobs and generated $20.43 million in sta…

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Nobody expected Woodstock to be a national phenomenon, but even now -- on the 50th anniversary of the climactic three-day live music event in rural New York -- T-shirts, CDs, movies, newspapers and magazines pay tribute to what has become one of the defining moments of the 1960s and a happen…

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The Lyon County Board of Education meeting Monday evening began with several student and staff recognitions, including:

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Phil and Deb Domke, owners of Payroll Vault were recognized by Payroll Vault Founder/CEO, Sean Manning, at the 2019 Altitude Payroll Vault Conference last week in Denver, Colorado, as the TEAM PLAYER of the Year of all offices across the country and the US Virgin Islands.

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MURRAY -- The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Friends of the Arboretum Board of Directors will host the sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala, a fundraiser for The Arboretum at Murray State University, at 5:30 p.m. September 12. This year's theme is "Home," and will p…

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The Lyon County Fiscal Court held a special called meeting Friday afternoon for a hearing to set the tax rate for the 2019 fiscal year.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a public information meeting to update citizens on the preferred alternate route to widen and improve U.S. 641 through portions of Lyon and Caldwell Counties between Fredonia and Eddyville. The meeting to share a preliminary preferred alterna…

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm Trades Fair on Aug. 31, and Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4512 The Trace in Dover, Tennessee, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Traditional trades and crafts people will share knowle…

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There was a packed house in Kuttawa City Hall Monday evening as residents showed up to weigh in on whether the City Council should give its blessing for the grassy lot across from Hu-B's to be paved.

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