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Kentucky State Police have arrested a corrections officer for possession of drugs at a correctional complex in Lyon County. 

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One person is dead following a house fire early Sunday morning in Lyon County.

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An African American couple who recently moved to Lyon County have become a target of confusion and fear on social media. Area residents have taken to outlets including Facebook and Topix voicing concern about a rumored ‘Muslim’ group of ‘Refugees’ on private property.

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The National Transportation Safety Board's says pilot error was to blame in a plane crash that killed four people in western Kentucky.

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Kentucky State Police have arrested an employee of the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex in Lyon County for sexually assaulting an inmate. 

A man suspected of killing a state trooper on Interstate 24 has died after he was shot by police in Kentucky. The suspect, Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, 25, was shot after a brief manhunt, according to the Kentucky State Patrol.

It all began Sunday night, when Trooper Cameron Ponder, 31, pulled a car over on I-24. The suspect then drove off, setting off a car chase, police say. After a pursuit of some 10 miles, the chase ended, and Ponder was shot to death in his police car.

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Seven-year-old Sailor Gutzler survived a plane crash this weekend in Lyon County, Kentucky, but lost her parents, Marty and Kimberly; her older sister, Piper and cousin Sierra Wilder.

Kentucky State Police Lt. Brent White says when Sailor emerged from the upside-down twin-engine to find help, she was in the middle of the woods, with no houses – or help – in sight.

National Transportation Safety Board investigators are now at the site of a plane crash in Lyon County. The twin-engine crash occurred Friday night near Kuttawa, killing four passengers from southern Illinois and leaving 7-year-old Sailor Gutzler as the sole survivor.

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Former residents of the Stewart County, Tennessee portion of  Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area are gathering for their annual Homecoming this month.

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Caldwell and Lyon county residents will soon be able to purchase affordable high-speed Internet.

The two Kentucky counties have received a grant from the Delta Regional Authority to improve Internet service in underserved areas.

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