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Friday 04/24/2015
Public safety forum planned
Updated: April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am

A Hopkinsville forum Tuesday night will cover a range of public safety issues, from policing to fire protection and the city’s water supply.

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Thursday 04/23/2015
Round Table offers clean slate to local artists
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 11:50 pm

At Thursday’s unveiling of the Hopkinsville Community College Round Table literary magazine, a college professor and a student from Lacy Elementary read their poems aloud.

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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Community Day at Head Start popular
Updated: April 23, 2015 - 12:25 am

Christian County Head Start’s community day was well-attended on Wednesday with a steady crowd coming through the doors for information on local agencies and offerings.

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Tuesday 04/21/2015
Board set to discuss selling schools
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 12:27 am

The Christian County Board of Education will discuss declaring Lacy, Belmont and Holiday Elementary as surplus property on Thursday in order to move forward with selling the three buildings.

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Monday 04/20/2015
65th Rotary Auction in action
Updated: April 20, 2015 - 11:44 pm

The 65th Hopkinsville Rotary Auction is underway, and the Rotarians are looking to reel in at least $350,000 to support a program that offers local grads the chance to attend college tuition-free.

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Sunday 04/19/2015
‘Where they belong’
Updated: April 21, 2015 - 1:38 pm

Update: Since this story was published, Randy Pierce has received numerous phone calls from people wanting to help, some coming from as far away as Georgia. Pierce says he has a plan in place and the help he needs to get the handprints returned to the Knapp family, and he wants to thank everyone who offered their assistance.

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Friday 04/17/2015
Cadiz Rotary beats goal and then some
Updated: April 18, 2015 - 12:10 am

The Cadiz Rotary Auction finished Friday night at the Cadiz Baptist Church’s annex with a rush of emotion and bidding after they officially broke their $200,000 goal before the night began.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
Vigil honors victims of child abuse
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 11:50 pm

A third-grader from Holiday Elementary can’t understand why someone would abuse a child.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
City recognized for public health efforts
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:39 am

In recognition of efforts to better public health, the city of Hopkinsville received the 2015 Kentucky Public Health Association Group Award on Wednesday.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Police issue $1,000 reward for info on murder suspect
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Through its Christian County Crime Stoppers program, the Hopkinsville Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the Hopkinsville man police believe shot Demario Bennett in the head Thursday outside a local apartment complex.

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Monday 04/13/2015
Painting by local artist picked for Frankfort exhibit
Updated: April 21, 2015 - 5:37 pm

Local artist Linda Pierce has one of her pieces — an acrylic painting of her seventh grandchild in a pumpkin patch during harvest — hanging alongside 24 other works of art at the Rotunda of the Capitol building in Frankfort.

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Volunteers needed to review foster care cases
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 12:09 am

Volunteers are being sought in 46 Kentucky counties, including Christian, to review cases of children placed in foster care.

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Sunday 04/12/2015
Shooting victim dies; police issue murder warrant
Updated: April 12, 2015 - 11:40 pm

A 23-year-old Hopkinsville man has succumbed to his injuries after being shot in the head Thursday during a fight at Campbell Place Apartments.

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Friday 04/10/2015
Local men bike 300 miles to Gatlinburg
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 11:28 pm

When Wesley Holder, 24, and Adam Ross, 29, set off on a 300-mile bike ride to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, last weekend it wasn’t the craziest thing either of them had ever done.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
Search continues for shooter
Updated: April 11, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Hopkinsville police were still searching Friday for the man accused of shooting 23-year-old DeMario Bennett, who remained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and reportedly was not expected to survive.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Man wanted for Trigg robbery arrested in Indiana
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 11:03 pm

A man charged with complicity to first degree robbery was arrested Wednesday night in Evansville, Indiana, after Trigg County Sheriff’s deputies asked the community for help finding him.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Monies approved for downtown signage
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 10:48 pm

The Hopkinsville City Council approved a measure authorizing the mayor to spend up to $13,000 on way-finding signage downtown as part of the Renaissance Long-Range Planning and Coordination Committee’s recommendation.

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House shot up; police looking for shooter
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 11:25 am

The resident of a  home woke to multiple gunshots hitting the walls of his home and vehicle early Tuesday morning, but was not injured, according to Hopkinsville police.

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Monday 04/06/2015
Deputies investigate Trigg home invasion
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 12:59 pm

Trigg County deputies were called around 8 p.m.Sunday to a home on Rich Circle in Trigg County for a home invasion.  

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Sunday 04/05/2015
Seeing 2,000/20: Adventures in science
Updated: April 05, 2015 - 11:57 pm

At Stanford University’s PrakashLab in California, an interesting marriage between origami and science is taking place, and somehow Jonathan Kinnard, a sophomore at University Heights Academy, has worked himself into the fold.

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