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The 2019 Caldwell County High School Football Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday night at Tiger Stadium. The ceremony will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m., prior to the 7 p.m. game against Union City.

The Daughters of the American Revolution held a program for fifth-graders at Caldwell County Elementary School to kick off Constitution Week.

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Last week Caldwell Medical Center passed its Validation Survey conducted by the Office of Inspector General as approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services with zero deficiencies. During this same time our Caldwell Medical Associates Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic pa…

Gov. Matt Bevin joined with Kentucky State Police, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, and the federal Office of Justice Programs, within the Department of Justice, last week to announce a new initiative that will provide trained advocates at every KSP post to support and assist victims o…

On the fourth day of the Black Patch book sale, the Friends of the George Coon Public Library offered a deal to fellow book lovers. Anyone interested was able to get a brown paper bag and fill it with as many books as they could for just $5. There were various genres to choose from, with cho…

Farmers Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce a new strategy for the bank, and even more excited to entrust this opportunity to one of its most valuable and knowledgeable team members.

The Family Foundation is pleased to announce that it has two new policy analysts serving the western and northern regions of the Commonwealth. Each of the two young men bring energy and a new optimism in the effort to reach the next generations for the family and the values that make familie…

The Caldwell County Genealogy Society is hosting its 11th annual Ghost Walk on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Princeton.

Benton Police Chief Jeromy Hicks recently announced he’s retiring at the end of this month and Mayor Rita Dotson announced her selection for appointment, which she will submit for council approval on Sept. 16, is Captain Stephen Sanderson.

The City of Princeton's annual paving began on Monday, Sept. 9. Compared to previous years, where $75,000 had been invested into paving, this year $660,000 was spent on improving the roads. According to a Facebook post from Mayor Kota Young, that means approximately nine years of paving will…

At approximately 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, Daniel Moore landed his Beechcraft Bonanza at the Princeton-Caldwell County Airport while attempting to break a Guinness World Record.

Volunteers from the community came together in hopes to designate part of Cedar Hill Cemetery as a Pioneer Cemetery.

Teachers will receive free general admission to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum, Golden Pond Planetarium and Woodlands Nature Station on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Rogers Group, an asphalt in Caldwell County, donated lime to help support the Princeton Softball League.

The Board of Education held a public hearing and special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitutions, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a belo…

Adsmore Museum is hosting a Black Patch Candlelight tour on Friday, Sept. 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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.

Caldwell County Elementary School opened its doors for the school year with a new principal, Malissa Thomas. She has worked within the school system going on 18 years.

Elizabeth Jane Rogers of Lyon County was arrested Friday by the Kentucky State Police on charges of theft of identity of another without consent and criminal possession of forged instruments, first degree.

The Princeton Softball League presented $1,400 to the City-County Park last week, which was donated by Brandon and Meagan Stalion.

Floats, emergency vehicles and cars cruised down Main Street on Friday, Sept. 6, as the parade kicked off the start of Black Patch.

September is Rotary International's Basic Education and Literacy Month. In conjunction with this focus on education and literacy, the Princeton Rotary Club presented a dictionary/thesaurus to each 5th grade student at Caldwell County Elementary School on Wednesday, September 4.

Eighteen members of the local FFA chapter represented Caldwell County at the 116th Kentucky State Fair August 14 and 15. After weeks of practice and hard work FFA members from across the state met at the annual event in Louisville to prove their skills in various competitions ranging from se…

The Caldwell Democratic Women's Club sponsored the community's annual Cutest Baby Contest. Judging was held by out-of-town judges on Monday, Sept. 2, according to contest chair Carol Woodall Stewart.

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Princeton Rotary Club hosted three guests at their meeting. Club President Dawnia Green introduced District 6710 Governor Otha Ray Stearman and his wife, Nancy, who were visiting the club as part of their travels to all 55 clubs in the district, and Martha "Marty" Ca…

This summer, Parents with Autistic Children Together (PACT) hosted an Autism Camp, as well as a Sibling Camp, with the participation and support of the entire community.

The first place winner of the Tuesday, Sept. 3, bridge match at the George Coon Public Library was the team of Kay Farmer and John Svoboda. The second place winner was the team of Nancy Taylor and Dewein Walker. The third place winner was the team of Bill Adams and Mike Cherry.

A nurse "strike team" from Kentucky is on its way to help Hurricane Dorian victims in hurricane-affected areas in North Carolina. Wednesday's deployment was coordinated by the Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), along with local, stat…

The Friends of the George Coon Public Library began its Black Patch book sale on Saturday, Aug. 31. It will be continuing on the following days in preparation for Black Patch:

A variety of vendors will be set up downtown during Black Patch for festival-goers to enjoy. There will be over 30 more booths than any of the previous years.

The Princeton VFW Post 5595 Auxiliary will hold a cake walk Saturday, Sept. 7, during the Black Patch street fair.

Black Patch wouldn't be Black Patch without live music. This year, there will be gospel singing and a performance from the Justin Reynolds band.

The Democratic Executive Committees of Caldwell, Lyon and Crittenden County held a Garden Party for Andy Beshear, Democratic candidate for Kentucky governor. It was held on Friday, Aug. 30 at Planter's Park. Supporters of Beshear were able to give donations to his campaign.

The Princeton Art Guild will be hosting Art on Main from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during Black Patch on Saturday, Sept. 7. A variety of artworks will be sold.

The Caldwell County Homemakers banquet held its annual banquet Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Caldwell County Extension Office. Sandra Roberts welcomed everyone in attendance and Ann Barnwell lead the group in the pledge to the flag. Roll call was conducted by Peggy Cox.

As part of an organizational focus on better public health education, Caldwell Medical Center donated several adult and baby CPR mannequins to the Caldwell County School System on Monday. In January the American Heart Association (AHA) updated their standards for CPR certification that requi…

Dates are now set for the annual waterfowl blind drawings for season-long sites at Lake Barkley, Sloughs, Doug Travis, Green River Lake and Barren River Lake wildlife management areas (WMAs).

During Tuesday's Princeton City Council meeting, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Rural and Municipal Aid Commissioner Gray Tomblyn II announced $110,500 in discretionary funds for Baldwin Avenue, Harvey Lane, West Washington Street and Parkway Drive. Resurfacing repairs …