One day last year, Matthew Handy found himself seated next to Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican who served three years as the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives through January 2019.
The council chambers were packed Tuesday night at the Hopkinsville City Council meeting. Residents of Kentucky Avenue and parishioners of Second Baptist Church piled in to express their opinions about permanently closing a block of Kentucky Avenue.
Fire Chief Freddie D. Montgomery Jr. will be retiring Aug. 1, after 25 years of service and five years at the helm.
Bowling Green Hot Rod hurler Easton McGee didn't have a big job in Tuesday's Midwest All-Star Game in South Bend, Indiana, but delivered when his name was called.
Kelly Coleman -- better-known as "King" Kelly Coleman after becoming the all-time leading scorer in Kentucky high school basketball history -- died Sunday. He was 80.
Whether it be on the stage or the court, Hopkinsville's Riley Fort carries herself a certain way.
Hoptown Hopper Ben Huber was surprised by his parents as they drove the seven and a half hours from Pendleton, South Carolina, to Hopkinsville to watch their son play on Father's Day weekend and their presence gave him a spark on Sunday.
Officials from Murray State University honored the farming roots of the Duncan family Thursday afternoon with the dedication of the Duncan Farm and Home park on the Hopkinsville Regional Campus.
As we occasionally do, today we stray from Christian County, finding ourselves in Harrodsburg in Mercer County for a look at the historic Beaumont Inn, as it celebrates its 100th year of operation.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, there were more than 2.2 million marriages in 2017. That same year, more than 787,000 marriages ended in divorce.
Importance of a local newspaper
Last weekend, a report was released estimating that Google profited $4.7 billion from the news industry in 2018. The journalists who create the content Google and Facebook profit from, and the organizations that support them, deserve a share of the revenue their work attracts.
Last week, the New Era reported that former Hopkinsville High School band director Jordan Seth Peveler had been arrested on three felony charges -- one count of unlawful transaction with a minor (second degree), sodomy (third degree) and rape (third degree) -- and booked into Christian County Jail.