COMMUNITYDay of Action

The League of Women Voters Hopkinsville will be joining many of the 500,000 League members across the USA to celebrate the LWVUS National Day of Action. The Hopkinsville League is inviting citizens to attend a press conference at the Justice Center in Hopkinsville on the front lawn at 4 p.m., Thursday.

A brief presentation will focus on the upcoming Legislative redistricting which will take place this fall. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization focusing on the importance of informed voter participation in elections.

Double Barn Cemetery

Donations for the Jagoe Road Herndon are needed for its upkeep and mowing. Make checks payable to Double Barn Cemetery. Mail to Frances Johnson, 13270 Cox Mill Road, Herndon, KY 42236.

For more information, call Johnson at 270-484-0698, William Cox at 270-348-4886 or Ray Jordon at 270-885-1137.

Books at the Bar

This month’s Books at the Bar will be discussing “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett. Copies are available to check out at the library front desk.

The meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hopkinsville Brewing Co.

A.J’s April Cruise In

The first cruise in of 2021 will be at A.J.s Kitchen, 3141 Canton Pike from 4 until 9 p.m. today with food, raffles and giveaways.

Museum Book Club and Robert Penn Warren

Up for the virtual Museums of Hopkinsville-Christian County Book Club discussion at noon Tuesday are selections by Robert Penn Warren. The native of Todd County was a poet, novelist and literary critic who served as the Poet Laureate and won three Pulitzer Prizes — one for his novel “All the King’s Men” and two for poetry. Patrons will discuss Warren’s life and work during this lunchtime program.


BATON ROUGE, La. — The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Chandler Unfried of Hopkinsville at University of Louisville and Cherish Higgs of Oak Grove at Tennessee State University.

They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10% of seniors and 7.5% of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10% of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

Governor’s Scholars Program

Several students from area schools were selected as 2021 members of the Governor’s Scholars Program from almost 1,700 applications made statewide by outstanding young Kentuckians.

GSP strives to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders. Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. Those selected attend free of charge.

Seven Christian County Public School students have been selected and seven have been selected as alternates.

CCPS students selected as 2021 Governor’s Scholars are:

Christian County High School’s Luke Luttrull, Jacob Stewart and David Woods

Hopkinsville High School’s Grasen Givens, Abigail Moss, Allison Wood and William Knight

Alternates are:

Christian County High School’s Autumn Bell and Chloe Craft

Hopkinsville High School’s Mary Baker, Jada Poindexter, Preston Chaudoin, Silas Jackson and Todd McKenzie

Additional local students selected for the Governor’s Scholars Program are:

Heritage Christian Academy’s Savannah Blanchard and Josh Groves.

University Heights Academy’s Samuel Cotthoff, Lauren Sisk, Haiden Hauret and Walter Kunnmann.

Trigg County High School’s Allie Hill, Vincent McQuade and Cole Renfroe.

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