The Aaron McNeil House will have a commodity distribution at 9 a.m. Saturday at 604 E. Second St. Items will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Photo ID, or other proof of residency in Christian County is required. Proof of income is not required.

Hopkinsville Beautification Commission Litter Pickup will be at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot. Join the Beautification Commission for our quarterly litter pickup day. We will be focusing on Woodmill and East 21st Street for this event. Bags and gloves will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

There will be an Alzheimer’s Golf Scramble at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Western Hills Golf Course. Foursomes will cost $200. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 12th place.

The 40th reunion for the Hopkinsville High School Class of 1978 will take place July Saturday and Sunday. A memorial service will be at HHS from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday for classmates who are deceased. For more information, call Sherri Turner at 513-317-6932 or visit the Facebook page, “Hopkinsville High School Class of 1978.”


The Hightower-Waggoner-Pulley reunion will begin at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at United Southern Bank’s community room in Elkton. A potluck meal will be at 1 p.m.


Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is hosting a three-day Save our Summer from blood shortages blood drive from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the center, 1902 S. Virginia St. There will be lunch daily, drawings hourly and T-shirts given to those who donate. Donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with parental consent) with photo ID, weigh at least 115 pounds, check medications with center staff and wait 56 days between blood donations. For more information, call the center at 270-684-9296.


The Fort Campbell Soldier For Life-Transition Assistance Program will host an employer event from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fort Campbell Soldier For Life Center, located at 5661 Screaming Eagle Blvd. Participating employers include Allen, TX Police Department, Averitt Express (National), Century Aluminum (Regional), Dickson County Sheriff’s Office Diplomatic Security Service (State Department), Wells Fargo (National) among others. For a complete listing of participating employers, please visit SFL-TAP on Facebook at For additional questions, please call 270-798-5000.


Donations are needed to cover the cost of mowing and upkeep at Joines Chapel Cemetery, on State Route 890. Please help with donations in any way you can if you have loved ones buried there. Funds are low. Please donate to keep your plot mowed. Send donations to Joines Chapel Cemetery Fund, State Rout 890, Attn: Marvin Chandlor, 2705 Rabbit Ridge Road, Elkton, KY 42220. For more information, call Chandlor at 270-277-6900.

Hopkinsville Martial Arts is hosting a Tae Kwon Do Summer Camp from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday-Friday. There are reduced family rates. Contact HMA at 270-305-2177, or sign up online:

Life Recovery of Hopkinsville, formerly celebrate recovery meets at 6:30 p.m. every Friday at 913 S. Main Street, Hopkinsville. It is a Christian-based, 12-step recovery program. Life Recovery is free and open to anyone interested in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, divorce, codependency and other addictions. Praise and worship will be at 6:30 p.m., the lesson and testimony will be at 7 p.m., small groups will meet at 7:40 p.m. Childcare is provided.

The Dyslexia Association of the Pennyrile is a nonprofit agency which provides screening, tutoring, advocacy and support services for individuals with dyslexia and related reading difficulties. For more information or screening scheduling call 270-885-5804.

Divorce Care classes will be at 4 p.m. every Sunday at Second Baptist Church, 720 W. Seventh St.  The classes are open to all who are experiencing the trauma of divorce.  For more information, call Sandra Dresel at 270-887-5952.  

Knot Just Quilters meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month from September through June at South Side Church of Christ. For more information, call 270-886-2101.

GED orientation is every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the technology building of Hopkinsville Community College, 720 North Drive. To register, interested students need to call 270-707-3925.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club meets every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at the Thomas Street Recreation Center. Call 270-839-8091 or email at for more information.  

Pennyrile Doll Club meets at 11 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at Oakland Manor. For more information, call 270-886-3669.

The Hopkinsville Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Monday of every month. For more information, call Beth Morris at 270-985-0489.

Senior bingo lunch will be at 11 a.m. every Wednesday at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. The lunch buffet is $9. Groups of 10 or more should contact the dining room in advance. Free bingo will begin at 12:30 p.m.

The Durrett Avenue Neighborhood Association meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month except on holidays at St. John Baptist Church on 19th Street.

The Christian County Senior Center offers free line dancing lessons at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the center. For more information, call Deana Power or Dixie Majors at 270-886-8885.

The Hopkinsville Business and Professional Women’s Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Pioneers Complex. For more information, call 270-885-5278.

The Christian County Republican Women’s Club meets the fourth Monday of each month at Republican party headquarters in Indian Hills Shopping Plaza other than July and December.

Zumba classes are available from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St. The first class is free, and each class is $5 after. The instructor is Amy Fortin.

Line dancing lessons are available from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Thomas Street Recreation Center Gymnasium, 2600 Thomas St. Admission is by donation only.

The Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department is offering pickleball from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.  All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Participation will be “drop-in” play and court reservations will be first-come first-serve. Pickleball is an up-tempo game with a mix of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. There is no fee to play. The use of paddles and pickleballs require a form of I.D. for check-out.


July 21

Christian County High School Class of 1988 will celebrate its 30th reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 21 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Tickets are $50 per person in advance and $60 at the door. Checks and money orders should be mailed to Tara (Baker) Bozell, 14955 Old Palestine Road, Crofton, KY 42217. Make checks payable to the CCHS Class of 1988. Also, a free, classmates-only dinner will be Friday evening at Senor Lopez. There is no cost to attend, but everyone must cover their own meal.

July 25

The Boys and Girls Club will host its annual Great Futures Luncheon at noon Wednesday at the Boys and Girls Club Gym. The luncheon is presented by Jennie Stuart Health. It will highlight club programs while giving members an opportunity to tell how their lives have been impacted by the club. Seating begins at 11:30 a.m. and guests will have the option of a guided tour before the program begins at noon. To RSVP contact Terrence Davis at 270-887-4020 or by July 20.

July 26

Walk to End Alzheimer's Fundraiser for Memory Keepers Team will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Dairy Queen on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville. Ten percent of sales will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

July 27

Christian County High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th class reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. July 27 and 7 p.m. to midnight July 28 at the Holiday Inn both nights. The 27th will be for classmates only, and the 28th will be open to guests. The cost for both nights is $40 for singles and $75 for couples. To register, call Vicki Groves at 270-839-3304. Make checks payable to “CCHS Class of 1978.”

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