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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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Though a staffing change in the Lyon County Band Program came late this summer, with the exit of former director Spencer Sullivan and hiring of new director Josh Scott, the show must go on, and the Lyon County High School Marching Band is hard at work preparing for competition this Fall.

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The Spirit of Blue Foundation informed the Lyon County Sheriff's Office last week they had been named the recipient of the 2019 Trooper Cameron Ponder Memorial Grant.

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On Saturday, over 170 women from all around the region joined together in fellowship at the Lyon Convention Center in Eddyville for the first ever There is More Women's Conference.

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Starting this month, an army of 40,000 U.S. Census Bureau workers equipped with laptops will fan out to neighborhoods around the country to verify and update addresses in preparation for the largest head count in United States history next spring.

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NEW YORK -- Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88.

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II Timothy 2:15 and I Peter 3:15

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On Saturday, women from across the region are invited to the "There is More" Women's Retreat in Eddyville, hosted by Lamasco Baptist Church.

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According to a research study by The Shapiro Group, Inc. and Market Street Services, when consumers know that a small business is a member of their local chamber of commerce, they are 44 percent more likely to think favorably of the business and 63 percent more likely to purchase goods or se…

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The Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting for the Mineral Mound Golf Course in Eddyville in celebration of the new greens and the golf course re-opening to the public on Aug. 12.

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GRAND RIVERS -- The latest project in an ongoing, multi-agency effort to combat the spread of an invasive species of fish is underway at Barkley Dam, and will likely see completion this fall.

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The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is now taking applications for its next Academy class, scheduled to begin in May of 2020. This class will be a historic opportunity as it is the agency's 100th Academy Class since the creation of KSP in 1948. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website …

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In thefforts to draw bigger crowds to the week-long annual Founders Day festivities, the decision was made to revamp the traditional Worship Service held the Wednesday before Founders Day.

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Lawrence Weill, Lyon County novelist, wrote his first short story in seventh grade.

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NEW YORK -- A skirmish involving President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Washington Post and MSNBC has escalated into unusual personal bitterness this week, with election security legislation and Trump's attacks on U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as the triggers.

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So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies.

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Last week, Attitudes Hair Designs in Eddyville continued their now seven-year-long tradition of inviting local students into their salon for a few hours for free haircuts in anticipation of the new school year as a service to the community.