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Wood cockroaches live under loose bark, in cavities of fallen or dying trees or in stumps. They are natives of moist woodland habitats where they feed on decaying organic matter. These cockroaches are accidental invaders in homes and buildings in and around wooded areas. They are especially …

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Hopkinsville native Willie "Sonny" Killebrew will be a part of "The Biggest Party of the Summer" downtown this weekend at the fourth annual Summer Salute Festival.

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In the year before the Great Depression, 1928, the architectural landscape of Elkton, Kentucky, was altered substantially by the addition of an imposing Neo-Georgian structure, thought to be the first privately donated community house in America.

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It is not uncommon for stressed trees to drop leaves early, especially during late summer dry spells. But extra consideration should be given to oaks, especially red and pin oaks, and to maples including silver, red and sugar.

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After spending two weeks in the Big Apple this summer, Cadiz resident and University Heights Academy sophomore Riley Harper wants to pursue a career in the art world.

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The brown marmorated stink bug, a recently found invasive species in Kentucky, continues to increase in numbers in our area. It has a wide host range of vegetable and fruit crops. Currently, sweet corn is on the radar as a crop with the potential for rising pest populations.

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A former dean of academic affairs at Hopkinsville Community College has penned two new literary fiction novels.

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Casey Jones Distillery has announced the release of "Grand Slam Moonshine" in partnership with the Bowling Green Hot Rods. The new spirit is based on the popular 100 proof Casey's Select moonshine and will be available for sale at Casey Jones Distillery and in cocktails at the Hot Rods ballp…

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In 1994, three Hopkinsville singers combined their talents and love for God to form the Southern Gospel group Still Water.

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Occasionally lawns will suffer from hard compacted soils or excessive thatch layers, but it is not very common. The process of dethatching and core aeration are both serious causes of stress to lawns. Therefore, unless these cultivation practices are necessary, its best to avoid them.

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Foreign grain beetles are frequently a problem in new construction (less than five years old). They are one of a group of beetles called "fungus beetles" that feed on molds and fungi growing on poorly seasoned lumber or wet plaster and wallboard. If they are found infesting flour, grain or o…

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Farm-to-table fare just got even closer to the dinner plate as the newest farm in Christian County thrives inside a 40-foot shipping container near downtown Hopkinsville.

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Wilting plants and shrubs do not always need water when sunny weather returns after a rainy period. In fact, the soil might be saturated making extra moisture one thing the shrubs and plants do not need.

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When Dancing With Our Stars returns to the newly-renovated Alhambra Theatre on Sept. 7, Greta and Jim Drury and Keith and Holly Hampton will take the stage.

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Pin oaks are great looking trees. They are fast growing. They tolerate poorly drained soils, even some flooding. They have a deep red fall color. But they have one fatal flaw - Horned Oak Gall and for the last 15 or more years this pest has lead to the sad decline and eventual removal of man…

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Today we live because our Father in Heaven lives. This statement alone should motivate all of us to hold on and never give in to dead-end thinking. We must press on, even when it seems as if the walls of life are closing in on us.

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Hydrangeas grace the landscape with beautiful flowers in the spring and summer. They are considered heritage plants as they are often handed down from generation to generation. They may seem old fashioned, but the multiple varieties available provide gardeners with something new.

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CORBIN -- As the moon becomes full, the traffic is likely to be a little heavier on the roadways in Whitley County, specifically the road the locals call "Falls Highway," as community members and tourists alike head toward Highway 90 to their destination.

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A dozen young women from the Pennyrile region will seek the crown in the Miss Western Kentucky State Fair pageant Saturday night.

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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.

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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.

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Nine days of family-friendly activities, including carnival rides, food, farm animals and concerts kicks off Friday with the annual Western Kentucky State Fair.

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Hopkinsville attorney Jason Holland has written his first novel -- a legal thriller called "Honor Thy Father."

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Local celebrity chefs demonstrated how to prepare a simple, yet savory meal with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients Wednesday at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Downtown Farmers Market.

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River Birch is a great landscape tree that adapts well to both wet and dry sites. It is favored for its attractive exfoliating bark. It has only a few pest issues. Currently one is active causing new leaves to become distorted and corrugated-like. This is caused by an aphid with a peculiar n…

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The love of a mother is definitely a sacrificial unconditional love. You see a mother will love and stand by her children regardless of the things that they do good or bad. A mother is a woman that conceives a child and carries them in her womb and that child becomes a part of her. A mother …

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Eastern Kentucky University officials announced the dean's list for its spring 2019 semester recently and issued a corrected list of those names.

The Tri-State Food Bank's Mobile Pantry visited the Dawson Springs Independent School District's campus on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Food including a large box of non-perishable items, along with a 5lb sack of potatoes, 1 gallon of milk and a…

Frankie Hunt, who ran a local auction business for more than 50 years, will be auctioning off some of the items he's collected from hosting auctions and buying and selling homes.

A webinar, Why You Should Consider Adult Day Programs: Some Unexpected Benefits, will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Registration is required at ALZWebinars.org. Best Friends Master Trainer Sheila Carter will present the program.

The children of Bob and Nola Harris Davis are having a Davis family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Dawson Springs Community Center. Doors open at 11 a.m. Potluck lunch at 1 p.m. All Davis kinfolk are invited. For…

"For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

"Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God." - Ruth 1:16

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The following programs and events are currently running at the Oak Grove Community Center, 1705 Thompsonville Lane:

Bradley Bilbro, DO, joined Baptist Health Medical Group Primary Care in Madisonville on Thursday, the same day Abigail Weisenburger, MD, joined Baptist Health Madisonville's Family Medicine Residency program as faculty.

The commencement ceremony for Madisonville Community College's Adult Centers for Educational Excellence (ACE2)will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 at Byrnes Auditorium located on MCC's Health Campus. Friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony…

There is something exciting for everyone in the 2019 Fall line-up at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts!

To wrap up the end of the summer, the George Coon Public Library held a celebration for teens with dinner, a movie and prizes.

"But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes…

The first place winner of the Tuesday, July 30, bridge match at the George Coon Public Library were the teams of Nancy Taylor and Bob Hayes, and John and Bonnie Brown. The second place winner was the team of Barbara…

I would like to welcome students and parents to CCPS for the 2019-2020 school year. I am honored and excited to lead CCPS as principal again this school year. Our teachers and staff have been anticipating your return to the…

"While Jesus was having dinner at Levi's house, many tax collectors and sinners were eating with him and his disciples, for there were many who followed him. When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw him eating with…

I do not consider myself lazy. I think of myself as an Energy Conservative. I am saving my energy for sometime down the road when I may need it, and who knows when.

Before we begin, this week's column is not about money. There will be no talk of any program to show you how to pay off your creditors quickly or an advertisement for a low-interest loan. I have never understood how…

"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy,' But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you." - Matthew 5:43,44