The Voice For The Animals Trigg County Animal Shelter is in need of donations. Those interested may donate cash, towels, food, blankets, etc. To make a donation, contact Ramona Hamilton at 270-522-9548. Checks may be made to Voice for the Animals/Trigg Co. Animal Shelter, Attn: Ramona Hamilt…

One year out from Census Day 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau will host a news conference on April 1. Census Bureau Director Dr. Steven Dillingham will brief the public on the status of operations and what they can do to help ensure a complete and accurate count in their community. While the cou…

For the third year, The Way Christian Youth Center and Southern Kentucky Independent Theater are planning a mystery dinner theater as a fundraiser to expand the ministry and programs offered to youth attending The Way. Production dates are at 6 p.m. March 28, 29 and 30 at and will be present…

Watercolor Artists Guild of Trigg, Lyon and Caldwell counties (WAG/TLC) meet from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lyon County Library on the third Mondays and Cadiz Library on the first Mondays. For more information, contact Mary 270-601-3639.

"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child." By Dr. Seuss

Walking in to the Trigg County Senior Center, conversation and laughter can be heard from every room. It is a typical lunch at the senior center, with old and new friends chatting together, making jokes and playing games over a good meal.

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Funeral services for Edward "Butch" Cooper, 79, of Cadiz, Ky., will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Mader officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will fol…

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Funeral arrangements for Beverly Wyatt, 84, of the Roaring Springs community in Trigg County, were held, Friday, March 1, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with Rev. John Mitchell officiating. Burial followed in Delmont Baptist Church Cemetery.

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A Celebration of Life Service for Willard Hendricks, 69, of Chattanooga, Tenn., a native of Cadiz, Ky., will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Hamilton Funeral Home in Hixson, Tenn., and local arrangements by Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz.

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Private family graveside services for Kenny Davis, 54, of Hopkinsville, Ky., a native of Cadiz, were held Thursday, February 28, 2019. Arrangements were handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz.

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A Celebration of Life for Raymond Eugene “Pee Wee” Thomas, 57, of Hopkinsville will be at noon Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Eagle Way Church of Christ in Hopkinsville, with John Voss officiating. Visitation will be from 11a.m. until noon Saturday at the Eagle Way Church of Christ. King’s F…

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Funeral services for Oma Gaither Wimberly, 93, of Hopkinsville, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 at Durrett Avenue Baptist Church, with the Rev. Johnny Deeds officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Kentucky Veterans Ceme…

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Funeral services for Colleen Stroud Billham, 64, Cadiz, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 1769 State Route 1708 East in Clinton, Kentucky.

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A memorial service for Bonnie Jean Reynolds, 63, of Cadiz, will be at a later date at the Kentucky Veteran's Cemetery West in Hopkinsville. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. in Cadiz.

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Funeral services for Homer C. Bullock 75, of Cadiz, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. The Rev. Paul Cannon will officiate. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Siloam Cemetery in T…

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Visitation services for Richard Hillard Krusinski, 89, of Lexington, will be Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, beginning at noon, followed by mass at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Nicholasville. Burial will immediately follow at 2:30 p.m. at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) -- Inviting greater participation in hunting while still stressing the importance of hunter safety is the motivation behind a multipronged proposal that Kentucky's Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider at its next meeting.

FRANKFORT -- Farmers can earn extra money and support Kentucky's hunting heritage by participating in the Cooperative Dove Field Program offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

She's a preseason all-Southeastern Conference selection again and one of the leaders on a team that hopes to get past the Super Regional and make the World Series. But as good as Kentucky senior shortstop Katie Reed is on the field, she might be even better off the field.

The Ark Encounter celebrated its first anniversary this month but instead of fanfare and praise, some news media and protestors poured rain on its parade. The Biblical theme park, which consists of a life-size replica of Noah's Ark based in Northern Kentucky, faced 75 protesters and criticis…

Given the holiday crunch and packing up the Norwood-mobile for a family outing, this week's column is diluted down to a few rambling rants and raves.

In this modern world in which we live, the access of information is becoming an addiction. For many people, technology is emotionally stimulating entertainment and as it continues to advance we wonder if the intent is to influence us within this evolution of pleasure enhancement. It's amazin…

On Sunday -- Fathers Day -- the pastor at my church presented a list of the top 10 things his father used to say. It was a pretty tried and true list of expressions that most parents have found themselves saying at least once over the years.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president who signed a law, now known as Social Security, in 1935. The country was just recovering from the Great Depression and this new law gave people a bit of security for their future after many had lost their entire savings and source of income i…

Since 1935, Social Security has been the safety net which helps people live in retirement. At first it was intended only for the worker. It was changed in 1939 to add spouses and minor children of the worker. Cost of living adjustments started in 1950 and the disability program was added in …

On the first Saturday in May each year, the Kentucky Derby captures the attention and fascination of the world and creates special moments that will long be remembered. The Derby is truly unmatched as a sporting event and spectacle. A brief hush precedes the opening of the starting gate, fol…

So, in my first full week as general manager of the Cadiz Record, I've managed to rip my pants in the office, left out a handful of ads and one story (sorry to the good folks at Goodwin Funeral Home), gotten lost at least a half dozen times.