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Members of the Trigg County Board of Education debated the start of the 2020-2021 school year yet again during its regular meeting Thursday, considering a possible start after Labor Day in September.

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April and May were particularly hard months for Helping Hands of Trigg County, the local organization that offers a helping hand with utility bills and food donations for those in need in the community.

Members of the Trigg County Hospital’s board of trustees discussed a need to increase its professional liability insurance during its meeting last week but ultimately decided to table a decision on the matter until the group can have an in-person meeting.

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Memorial services for 87-year-old Frank T. Goldberg of Cadiz will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2020 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville with military honors. Entombment will follow. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Homer Larry Thomas, 77, of Cadiz, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.

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Graveside services for 64-year-old Alvin Dale Curtis Sr. of Cadiz were held Friday, July 24, 2020 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery with the Rev. Brad Chalfin officiating. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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J.L. Caldwell, 81, of Hopkinsville, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home.

Tom Payne now lives in Lansing, Michigan, and says he gets little news about Kentucky basketball, so he quickly admitted when I called him that he didn’t know a lot about the “particular agenda” to have former Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s name removed from Rupp Arena.

At the time of Trigg County’s establishment in 1820, the United States was in the midst of the depression that followed the Panic of 1819, a financial collapse caused by a crisis in banking. Europe’s return to peace after Napoleon’s final defeat at Waterloo in 1815 spurred an economic boom. …

If you like haunted house horror movies, I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that “Relic” is much better than “You Should Have Left,” that awful Kevin Bacon movie from last month that is very likely to wind up as my choice for Worst Movie of 2020. I mean it, if you like things …

“Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.” By Mark Haddon

• Trigg County Public Schools will be ending the Summer Food Program on Thursday.