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The first-place winners of Tuesday's bridge match at George Coon Public Library were the teams of John Svoboda and John Brown, and Bob Hayes and Dewein Walker. The second-place winners were the teams of Nancy Taylor and Dot McConnell, and Bonnie Brown and Jim Miller.

Caldwell County Clerk Toni Watson said her office and staff have prepared for 70 percent of county voters to participate in Tuesday's election, though she anticipates the actual turnout will be roughly half that number.

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Caldwell County FFA benefitted from the Black Patch petting zoo this year. James Allen Boone and Farm Bureau split the donations and the Princeton Optimist Club matched part of the donations with an additional donation to FFA. Above: Princeton Optimist Club members Benji Kilgore (right) and …

The Fredonia Lions Club will host its 55th annual Telethon Breakfast on Nov. 10 at the Lions Building in Fredonia. The breakfast will be an "all you can eat" assortment of country ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, homemade biscuits and gravy, pancakes and more. It will be served from 7-10 a.m.

One of the great tells of a preschooler's life is to ask what they want to be when they grow up. It might be something they just saw, something they watch on TV (probably over and over and over again), or whatever random thing pops into their head. It may be a genuine profession, or it might…

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The U.S. military operation credited with the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the United Nations designated terrorist group ISIS, was in part led by Cadiz native Lieutenant General Scott Howell.

The Princeton Rotary Club welcomed new members to the organization during its meeting Tuesday at the Majestic House. Club President Dawnia Green (from left) introduced new members Chris Burton, Sherry Ward and Millie Brasher to the club.

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The collaboration between local, state and federal agencies to creatively deal with the increasing Asian carp population in the lakes area will be highlighted Nov. 8 at Barkley Lock and Dam.

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June Johnston, a retired senior lab technician at the University of Kentucky's Research and Education Center in Princeton, was recently honored for her dedication and service to the horticulture industry and Kentucky State Horticulture Society.

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The Caldwell County High School Class of 1984 is raffling a handmade quilt during its reunion scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Princeton Country Club.

The first-place winner of Tuesday's bridge match at George Coon Public Library was the team of Sherry Paxton and Dewein Walker. The second-place winner was the team of Judy Harrelson and Nancy Taylor.

The Caldwell County Band of Pride has advanced past regionals and will be competing at the Kentucky Music Educators Assocation state semi-finals today at Warren East High School in Bowling Green. "This is the band's first appearance as a state semi-finalist since 2016 so we are so very excit…

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Molly Egbert has owned Tin Roof boutique in Princeton for 13 years, but the store has been in her family for nearly two decades.

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Four years ago, Jenna Wainer was living in Arizona with her husband and working as an architect. But a phone call from her parents about a Princeton funeral home for sale changed their lives.

Janett Blythe is the director of marketing and communications at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, but there is much more to her than a job and a title.

More than 200 bowlers from Caldwell, Ballard, Calloway, Crittenden, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Marshall and McCracken counties will take the lanes today and Sunday at Cardinal Lanes in Paducah for the Special Olympics Kentucky Area 1 Bowling Tournament.

Note: The following is a record of arrests and law enforcement activity. Those listed are considered innocent unless found guilty in court.

The local Cub and Boy Scouts of America are hoping to sign up new recruits during an open house Monday night, a gathering intended to promote interest and increase waning numbers.

Josh Ray (from left), Woodmen Life Chapter 92 representative, recently made a donation to Kentucky Youth Assembly through Gifted and Talented students Blaine Hicks, Destiny Mitchell and Hannah Wilcox, who will be taking a three-day trip to Louisville.

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George Coon Public Library has been a well-known Caldwell County pillar for nearly 90 years. But its first incarnation -- the first floor above a hardware store -- was much less humble.

Chris Rodgers, of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton, was recently named a 2019 Outstanding Staff award winner. Rodgers is a Graves County native. He is shown here with UK President Eli Capilouto.

Sam Koltinsky, Drake University Duck Stamp 2020 chairman and a Caldwell County High School graduate, has helped bring the 2020 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Art Contest to the university.

Bill Evans, a Paxton Media Group executive, was Tuesday's guest speaker at the Rotary Club meeting. Evans is the vice president/general manager of WPSD Local 6 and publisher of The Times Leader, Herald Ledger, Paducah Sun, Benton Tribune, Metropolis Plant and Mayfield Messenger. He talked to…

The burn ban issued Sept. 27 for Caldwell County is now lifted, effective immediately, county officials reported.

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A Caldwell County High School graduate will be the keynote speaker Nov. 7 during the 2019 STEM 4 Girls conference at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah.

Fredonia Valley Bank will celebrate 125 years of business and community engagement Oct. 26 with a community fall festival.