Summer months are the harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Blueberries, which are native to North America, are harvested from early June through early August. Blackberries are harvested from mid-June to early October…
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:
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…
The botanical garden at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center is thriving, and the Christian County Master Gardeners want the whole community to see it.
From the basketball court to Army posts across the globe, the Rev. Harry O. Todd brings a lifetime of experience to the pulpit of Herndon United Methodist Church.
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 …
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.
Classes are tentatively scheduled to begin in August, but Christian County Public Schools teachers and staff are giving students a head start in their studies with the “It’s in the Bag Summer Camp.”
In the wake of civil unrest throughout the country, the Christian County Ministerial Association will host a Cross Walk for Peace for the entire community.
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…
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…
Balancing a bottle cap on her pointer finger, blue-eyed Seda Pampell focuses intently as she guides a paintbrush across the surface of the top.
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.
Children in Christian County have missed out on many traditions and milestones because of the coronavirus pandemic, but vacation Bible school will not be one of them.
Guitar in hand, Nashville singer/songwriter and Hopkinsville native Brice Long will present his annual concert to benefit the families of Christian, Todd and Trigg counties in a virtual format this year.
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.
Hopkinsville’s sister city — Carentan, France — will celebrate the 76th anniversary of its liberation from Nazi Germany rule with bells chiming at 6:44 p.m. Saturday, which is D-Day.
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.
Wearing a cloth mask over his mouth and nose, Israel Pollard sat in a barber chair at Fade Masters Barbershop Tuesday morning to get a long overdue haircut.
Some Hopkinsville churches that closed for two months because of COVID-19 are restarting in-person worship services this Sunday, while others are delaying reopening out of an abundance of caution.
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.
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…
Wedding and event industry vendors in Christian County are petitioning Gov. Andy Beshear to allow all event venues across Kentucky to reopen at a percentage of their capacity limits.
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.
Temperatures hovered in the low 80s Friday afternoon as West Side Volunteer Fire Department firefighters unloaded 98 cases of canned water donated by Anheuser-Busch through a partnership with the National Volunteer Fire Council.
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 …
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…
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.
About a century ago, the world faced the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. Today, the world is battling a COVID-19 pandemic with quarantines, social distancing and the wearing of masks.
Justine Alberty would love to adopt all of the homeless animals in Christian County. Instead she provides a foster home to dogs and cats in need.
Ever since he was a junior at Christian County High School, Taylor Cunningham has wanted to be a United States Marine.
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…
Yard signs with Heritage Christian Academy senior photos lined the school entrance greeting dozens of vehicles in a drive-thru parade Friday evening to celebrate the Class of 2020.
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.
Tonya Henderson and her sister Darlene Cardwell pulled into the parking lot next to the Christian County Baptist Association Impact Ministries building on West Ninth Street Friday morning.
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.
Five Christian County pastors will be preaching from their pulpits in an online Revival in the City, presented by the Christian County Baptist Association.
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.
Shortly after the sun sets on Friday nights, Jason Montgomery sits at his piano and plays songs by candlelight.
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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.
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.
Welcome Spring 2020 with a short run or walk during the inaugural Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Fun Run presented by the Hopkinsville-Christian County Family YMCA.
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.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College awarded $855,000 in scholarships to 385 students in the 2019-20 academic year, including three from Caldwell County.
"Blessed be the Lord my strength which teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to fight: My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdues my people…
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.
Jarrid Scott, a Dawson Springs artist, illustrator, muralist and printmaker, is having his exhibit “Portals” shown in Princeton Art Guild’s Charles Alvin Lisanby Gallery until Jan. 31, 2020.
Truth and Consequences, a program designed to help students learn more about real-life scenarios, will be at Dawson Springs Independent Schools at 8:15 a.m. Dec. 19.
Citizens are challenged to Fill the Fire Truck at a food drive organized by the Dawson Springs Fire Department as well as Cash Express and two local stores.
Attention all retired teachers: The local meeting of the Hopkins County Retired Teachers Association will be on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon.