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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recommended schools in the commonwealth to prepare for the fall semester by creating contingency plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week during the Christian County Board of Education meeting Melanie Barrett, director of pupil personnel, said the district is …

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Nearly 10 weeks have passed since the dining rooms of restaurants and bars were closed by a March 16 order from Gov. Andy Beshear in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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As local businesses look to reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Christian County Chamber of Commerce held a virtual meeting Thursday to help bring light to unanswered questions. Kayla Bebout, Christian County Health Department public health director, and Randy Graham, Christian County e…

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Matthew Boehman has been chosen as the next principal of Christian County High School. The CCHS site-based decision-making council announced the appointment virtually Tuesday night after a lengthy closed session.

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Jared Chance-Martin, a junior at Hopkinsville High School, has been named to the Governor’s School for the Arts 2020 class. Chance-Martin is one of only 256 students — out of 1400 candidates — to be selected for the program.

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The coronavirus has dramatically changed how Kentucky will conduct the upcoming election. After the May primary election was moved to June 23, local election officials began planning how the election will happen with social distancing guidelines.

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Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation announced Tuesday that the fifth annual Summer Salute Festival scheduled for Aug. 28 and 29 has been canceled due to potential crowd size concerns related to COVID-19.

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The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss changes to the library’s 2020-21 budget. Due to shortfalls in both the state and city of Hopkinsville’s budgets, the library is faced with cuts in funding for its new fiscal year.

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After a weekend of warm, clear weather and a couple of high profile crime reports — like a body being found in Little River near Marietta Drive and a child being left alone in a vehicle for several hours — Hopkinsville Police Chief Clayton Sumner shared with the New Era how weather affects crime.

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OWENSBORO — For the last several weeks, Owensboro-area restaurants have had to shut down dining rooms and switch primarily to curbside service, pick-up windows and delivery. Though their profits are down, local owners are starting to see what their businesses will look like for the foreseeab…

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The American Legion Auxiliary Fort Campbell Unit 233 of Oak Grove sponsors the Americanism Essay Contest annually at Pembroke Elementary School. 17 fifth graders and one sixth grader participated in the 2019-20 school year contest.

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Hopkinsville Community College was on spring break when the school made its decision to finish the spring semester online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The shift from in-person instruction sent HCC staff in motion to make the transition as painless as possible.

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With 46% of Kentucky’s COVID-19 deaths occurring in long-term-care facilities, up from 32% just a week ago, nursing homes continue to be a tinderbox for the coronavirus. That has prompted state officials to ramp up testing and to create a Long-Term Care Task Force charged with finding ways t…

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that in-person instruction for public schools in the state has been canceled for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently asked law enforcement across the state to do their part in ensuring communities adhere to his guidelines and help flatten the curve of COVID-19. Local law enforcement officials said the community’s response to the governor’s mandates and guidelines has bee…