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This July the library is highlighting some fantastic books from other countries, so you can go around the world in 80 days ... err ... books! Here are just a few suggestions for books set in fascinating lands to help you travel from your chair:

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I was blessed to have parents that took me to church. Though I did not appreciate it at the time, Sunday school taught me a lot about right and wrong. Providing a Biblical foundation for a child makes a huge difference in the way an individual thinks and lives. Proverbs 22:6 confirms how imp…

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Keeping Japanese beetles at bay has been a losing battle for many Kentuckians since its introduction in the state during the 50s and 60s. Controlling these pests prove challenging for even the most seasoned gardeners. So what’s a homeowner to do? Options include plant selection, handpicking …

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Lord, many of us are lost and confused. There is a crisis situation going on in the world. We are faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a loss of wages and limited movement. This is causing some of us to worry.

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Bagworms, a major pest of evergreen trees and shrubs such as juniper, arborvitae, cedar, pine and spruce, are starting to hatch and feed. When bagworms are numerous they strip the foliage from plants ultimately leading to their decline. The key is to continue to check your landscape plants f…

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South Virginia Street in 1911 was a respectable up and coming area of town, as a local building boom gained momentum. Gone were the Victorian piles of just a few years past. The first decade of the new century had something quite different and innovative to offer architecturally. The Arts an…

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For the seventh consecutive year, the Pennyroyal Arts Council is a recipient of a $15,000 grant to host the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in Christian County.

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Patrons may walk through aisles of bookshelves again starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday as the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library reopens with limited access and services.

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Frequent rain events in y this spring have promoted leaf spot diseases in many English ivy beds.

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Freshly popped popcorn, candy treats and ice cold sodas will greet movie-lovers Friday at WK Cinemas at Bradford Square on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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In the word of God; John 15:13 says, “Greater love has no one than this; to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

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To most of us, all ants look pretty much alike. However, dozens of different species of ants may be found within homes, each having unique characteristics which may influence the method of control. They are the most frequent and persistent pests encountered around homes and buildings.

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Volutella blight is the most common disease of both American and English boxwood in the landscape. Volutella blight is caused by an opportunistic fungal pathogen that attacks leaves and stems of damaged or stressed plants. Winter injury, poor vigor and wounds increase risk for Volutella blight.

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Editor’s noteThese are the listings for principal’s list and honor roll for Christian County private schools and Todd schools for the third grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. Lists are submitted by the schools. To make corrections to the list, contact the school. Someone from the s…

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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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In March we looked at the Electric Light Steam Generating Plant at the very north end of Campbell street on the Little River. This building was erected in the 1920s, and shares with the second filtration plant at Jeffers Bend (built in 1941) elements of American neoclassicism, a style which …

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Spiders often receive undue criticism as being dangerous to people and pets. Although most spiders produce venom to subdue their prey, unless a person is hypersensitive, few are potent enough to cause results any worse than a bee sting. Most species do not bite humans or have fangs incapable…

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Flat Lick Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchDrive-in services each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the church parking lot. Everyone is welcome to attend. Per social distancing protocols everyone must remain in their vehicles during the entire service.

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Growing up, one of the first plants I learned to recognize in the woods was the native Mayapple, and I’ve always considered it a neat plant. It’s not especially showy, but its unique in the way the leaf stalk emerges from the ground to prop up a single flat, wide leaf. Looking down on a larg…

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Not everyone likes insects. That’s understandable. They can be creepy, some bite, some sting and many are annoying. But one insect most people can agree is a joy-is the humble ladybug. Worldwide there are more than 5,000 species of ladybugs; about 500 of those native to North America.

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I want to be the first to say that I am taking off my mask. I am so tired of acting as if everything is OK; when I have had to deal with so much pain and misery these past couple of weeks.

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Flat Lick Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchDrive-in services each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the church parking lot. Per social distancing protocols everyone must remain in their vehicles during the entire service.

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For adults, students and children who are spending extra time at home to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Museums of Hopkinsville-Christian County and the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library have some entertaining and educational ideas to stay occupied.

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Editor’s note: The following is the most up-to-date listing of activities, which were not canceled or postponed in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19. Before leaving for an event, please call in advance to confirm it is still taking place.

The regular monthly meeting of the Alzheimer's Support Group will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville.

Caldwell County Elementary Schoo (Third Grade)

The Princeton Art Guild and Gallery displays its members work for visitors to view or purchase. Art Guild owner Melissa Peek said this allows guild members' work to get recognized and appreciated by those who come in and take a…

The Kentucky Medical Association launched AIM for Better Care: Administrative Improvements in Medicine in September with the hope of helping patients and physicians with medical barriers they encounter.