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CADIZ -- Caldwell County Elementary School placed fourth in the Governor's Cup Region 2 competition held Feb. 29 at Trigg County Middle School.

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Don't look now, but the annual spring time change is around the corner. The change from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time (DST) will arrive at 2 a.m. Sunday.

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The Goody's store off U.S. 62 may be gone, but Princeton has "traded up" with the opening of a Gordmans off-price store in the same location.

Fredonia Valley Heritage Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fredonia American Legion Post 103 at the Buddy Rogers Park on Dorroh Street in Fredonia.

Caldwell County residents now have one more option to maintain U.S. air travel and military base entry thanks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KyTC) expansion of Real ID-compliant card access at a new Madisonville issuance location.

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KyTC) plans to start installation of a centerline barrier wall today along the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 in parts of Lyon, Caldwell and Trigg counties.

To help children overcome just one of the barriers to a successful education and comfortable life, over the last 11 years, Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet has put shoes on more than 64,000 young feet. And that includes hundreds here in Caldwell County.

4-H Shooting Sports offers an opportunity for Caldwell County youth between the ages 9-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020, a chance to learn about firearm safety and compete in marksmanship competitions.

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The $200 million solar energy utility project coming to Caldwell County sometime in 2023 will provide 250 megawatts of solar energy to the national grid, and the company spokesperson said the county was selected for several reasons.

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A $200 million solar energy utility project is coming to Caldwell County with a targeted opening date sometime in 2023.

A domestic violence call early Sunday in Princeton led to an arrest for assault and drug possession as well as a second arrest for drug possession.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released its 2019 grain estimates for Kentucky counties. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, corn was king in Caldwell County and Kentucky.

During the Planters Bank Season of Giving, a dozen nonprofit organizations were supported throughout western Kentucky and Tennessee, including Princeton.

The University of Kentucky will host a Green-Up Workshop on March 5 at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton. The workshop is part of the Kentucky Agricultural Training School educational series and aims to help producers make better-informed management decisions during wheat gre…

Hopkinsville Community College's fall 2019 semester dean and president's lists recognized 347 full and part-time students for their academic achievement, including two local students.

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County has announced the grand re-opening of the Pennyroyal Area Museum on Thursday. A ribbon cutting will be hosted at 3 p.m. at the museum located at 127 E. Ninth St. in Hopkinsville with comments and tours of the building to follow.

With half of public health departments near bankruptcy in a state that ranks among the worst in overall well-being, Kentucky health officials are looking to lawmakers to overhaul how the agencies are funded in order to continue vital services.

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will host a statewide Emergency Medical Services Listening Tour this month and in March, making stops in eight communities across the commonwealth to better gauge the current state of rural EMS services. Tour sessions will allow EMS professionals, hospital…

Noah Helphenstine, a senior at Caldwell County High School, advanced to the Governor's Cup state competition after placing among the top five in two written assessment tests at the Region 2 competition, held Feb. 10 and Saturday at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School.

Responding in the early morning hours Monday to a report of a fire on the front porch of a North Plum Street home, Princeton police officers ending up making two arrests in relation to attempted arson and gunshots fired at the home.

A slow-moving superload that covered about 50 miles through Caldwell and parts of three other counties Friday remained parked over the weekend at the Seven Springs Farms headquarters along Ky. 276/Blackhawk Road in Trigg County. However, at press time, the crew anticipated resuming travel so…

A Paducah man is facing numerous charges after leading police on a Sunday morning pursuit through several counties in excess of 120 mph at times.

With few options for support groups in the area, Linda Greene-Williams is hoping the Al-Anon meetings in Eddyville help more families in the region dealing with the alcoholism and substance abuse of a loved one.

James Comer is seeking re-election to a third full term in Congress, but he used an appearance in Eddyville Monday to pitch bi-partisan solutions to some of the biggest problems plaguing his rural district.

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a Kentucky Irrigation Workshop on Wednesday at UK's Research and Education Center in Princeton.

Retired Adm. William H. "Bill" McRaven's first visit to his father's alma mater stirred emotions he hadn't expected Thursday in the hours before his address as part of the Murray State University Presidential Lecture Series.

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According to the National Weather Service Paducah Bureau, Princeton has received nearly 6 inches of rain in the first half of the month.

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The emergence of a potentially deadly respiratory virus has prompted increased concern in the global health community. And close to home, Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton is taking steps to address potential concerns with the novel coronavirus.

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Princeton native Fred Williams was named the 2019 Civilian of the Year by the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, receiving his award Jan. 6 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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The Caldwell County Middle School Junior Beta Club attended its first state convention, attending the event at Galt House in Louisville on Jan. 22-24.

Wood Brown (right) of Princeton was selected second runner-up Saturday in Western Kentucky University's 2020 Coming Home King competition. Hudson Curry (center) was crowned Coming Home King and first runner-up was Anthony Huskey. Brown is the son of Will Brown and Jami Elam. He is a history …

The USDA's statistics service last week released its latest cattle report, showing the Kentucky cattle and calf inventory for Jan. 1 at 2.13 million head, unchanged from last year.

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Fredonia Valley Heritage Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fredonia American Legion Post 103 at the Buddy Rogers Park on Dorroh Street in Fredonia.

Caldwell County residents now have one more option to maintain U.S. air travel and military base entry thanks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KyTC) expansion of Real ID-compliant card access at a new Madisonville issuance location.

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KyTC) plans to start installation of a centerline barrier wall today along the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 in parts of Lyon, Caldwell and Trigg counties.

To help children overcome just one of the barriers to a successful education and comfortable life, over the last 11 years, Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet has put shoes on more than 64,000 young feet. And that includes hundreds here in Caldwell County.

4-H Shooting Sports offers an opportunity for Caldwell County youth between the ages 9-18 as of Jan. 1, 2020, a chance to learn about firearm safety and compete in marksmanship competitions.

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The $200 million solar energy utility project coming to Caldwell County sometime in 2023 will provide 250 megawatts of solar energy to the national grid, and the company spokesperson said the county was selected for several reasons.

editor's pick

A $200 million solar energy utility project is coming to Caldwell County with a targeted opening date sometime in 2023.

A domestic violence call early Sunday in Princeton led to an arrest for assault and drug possession as well as a second arrest for drug possession.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released its 2019 grain estimates for Kentucky counties. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, corn was king in Caldwell County and Kentucky.

During the Planters Bank Season of Giving, a dozen nonprofit organizations were supported throughout western Kentucky and Tennessee, including Princeton.

The University of Kentucky will host a Green-Up Workshop on March 5 at the UK Research and Education Center in Princeton. The workshop is part of the Kentucky Agricultural Training School educational series and aims to help producers make better-informed management decisions during wheat gre…

Hopkinsville Community College's fall 2019 semester dean and president's lists recognized 347 full and part-time students for their academic achievement, including two local students.

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County has announced the grand re-opening of the Pennyroyal Area Museum on Thursday. A ribbon cutting will be hosted at 3 p.m. at the museum located at 127 E. Ninth St. in Hopkinsville with comments and tours of the building to follow.

With half of public health departments near bankruptcy in a state that ranks among the worst in overall well-being, Kentucky health officials are looking to lawmakers to overhaul how the agencies are funded in order to continue vital services.

The Kentucky Office of Rural Health will host a statewide Emergency Medical Services Listening Tour this month and in March, making stops in eight communities across the commonwealth to better gauge the current state of rural EMS services. Tour sessions will allow EMS professionals, hospital…

Noah Helphenstine, a senior at Caldwell County High School, advanced to the Governor's Cup state competition after placing among the top five in two written assessment tests at the Region 2 competition, held Feb. 10 and Saturday at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School.

Responding in the early morning hours Monday to a report of a fire on the front porch of a North Plum Street home, Princeton police officers ending up making two arrests in relation to attempted arson and gunshots fired at the home.

A slow-moving superload that covered about 50 miles through Caldwell and parts of three other counties Friday remained parked over the weekend at the Seven Springs Farms headquarters along Ky. 276/Blackhawk Road in Trigg County. However, at press time, the crew anticipated resuming travel so…

A Paducah man is facing numerous charges after leading police on a Sunday morning pursuit through several counties in excess of 120 mph at times.

With few options for support groups in the area, Linda Greene-Williams is hoping the Al-Anon meetings in Eddyville help more families in the region dealing with the alcoholism and substance abuse of a loved one.

James Comer is seeking re-election to a third full term in Congress, but he used an appearance in Eddyville Monday to pitch bi-partisan solutions to some of the biggest problems plaguing his rural district.

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a Kentucky Irrigation Workshop on Wednesday at UK's Research and Education Center in Princeton.

Retired Adm. William H. "Bill" McRaven's first visit to his father's alma mater stirred emotions he hadn't expected Thursday in the hours before his address as part of the Murray State University Presidential Lecture Series.

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According to the National Weather Service Paducah Bureau, Princeton has received nearly 6 inches of rain in the first half of the month.

top story

The emergence of a potentially deadly respiratory virus has prompted increased concern in the global health community. And close to home, Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton is taking steps to address potential concerns with the novel coronavirus.

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Princeton native Fred Williams was named the 2019 Civilian of the Year by the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command, receiving his award Jan. 6 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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The Caldwell County Middle School Junior Beta Club attended its first state convention, attending the event at Galt House in Louisville on Jan. 22-24.

Wood Brown (right) of Princeton was selected second runner-up Saturday in Western Kentucky University's 2020 Coming Home King competition. Hudson Curry (center) was crowned Coming Home King and first runner-up was Anthony Huskey. Brown is the son of Will Brown and Jami Elam. He is a history …

The USDA's statistics service last week released its latest cattle report, showing the Kentucky cattle and calf inventory for Jan. 1 at 2.13 million head, unchanged from last year.

Caldwell County residents now have a nearby option to maintain U.S. air travel and military base entry thanks to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KyTC) expansion of Real ID-compliant card access.

Lake Barkley Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative breakfast Feb. 17 at the Lyon Convention Center in Eddyville.

When asked why the average person should care about Asian carp infestation in Kentucky and Barkley lakes, Kevin Kelly has a simple answer.

A record number of students made the University of Kentucky dean's list for the fall 2019 semester. The 7,648 students, including eight from Caldwell County, were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. Students recognized along with their major were:

Caldwell County hunters took more deer in the 2019 hunting season than at any other time recorded by the state's wildlife agency. But that may not be enough, according to one local hunting professional.

Federal and state officials will use an experimental fishing method later this month at Kentucky Lake in an attempt to reduce the infestation of Asian carp.