Lyon County

Society
7:13 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

7-Year-Old Girl Braves Cold Night, Woods as Sole Survivor of Family's Plane Crash

Sailor Gutzler
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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.

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Society
2:13 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NTSB Investigating Site of Plane Crash in Lyon County

KSP Lt. Brent White, NTSB investigator Heidi Moats and another NTSB official at Sunday's news conference

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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Society
12:05 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Former LBL Residents to Gather for Homecoming Picnic

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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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Society
10:51 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Affordable Internet Coming for Caldwell, Lyon Residents

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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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Society
3:01 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Lyon Co. Set to Repeal Flood Insurance Ordinance Due to Inaccurate Maps

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The Lyon County Fiscal Court plans to repeal its flood insurance map ordinance because it’s causing a burden to some homeowners. The ordinance that went into effect in August includes the county for the first time in the National Flood Insurance Program, allowing property owners to get flood insurance and qualify for federal disaster relief.

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Business
4:37 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Lyon County to Vote on Alcohol Sales

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Lyon County residents have an alcohol referendum scheduled for Jan. 15. Judge Executive Wade White says the petition to bring alcohol to the county began in May and was turned in Nov. 2 with around 650 signatures. Only 579 were required.

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