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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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Dating from about 1840, and standing on the site of what is now the new Christian County Sheriff's Department, was an unusual log house, built in the Temple Form Greek Revival style (although a most basic model). This house was featured in our Aug. 11, 2017 article, which coincided with the …

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Plant diseases occur in most gardens; many on a yearly basis, others sporadically. Why disease occurs often is dependent on the weather. In fact, there are three conditions that must exist for a disease to be present: a host, a pathogen and a favorable environment.

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Carpenter bees have been very active the last few weeks and residents have been calling alarmed by these large bees flying near eaves. Quite often it is the male carpenter bee that is seen patrolling the area. The male carpenter bee is unable to sting and the females are not aggressive, but …

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DJ Bailey has proven he can squeeze dozens of lemons and make some tasty lemonade.

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The Extension office receives several calls a year from growers concerned about ground-nesting or digger bees in their gardens. There are many different species of these bees, and while their sizes can vary, they are generally hairy and dark or metallic in color. Many of these bees are activ…

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With servants' hearts and a mission for God, 17 students and three adults from Northpoint Christian School in Southaven, Mississippi, spent four days this week ministering in Hopkinsville.

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White onions, green and red peppers sizzled on the flat top grill Monday at Big Fellaz restaurant in downtown Hopkinsville.

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Standing at attention and making the traditional three-finger salute, Olivia Luttrull recited the Boy Scout Law to open the Scouts BSA Troop 3013 Tuesday night meeting at First Christian Church.

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From singing gospel hymns celebrating the resurrection of Christ to hiding and seeking brightly-colored eggs, local churches, businesses and groups have Easter activities planned for all ages.

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Bright lights, big fashion and high heels.

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Editor's note: These are the listings for principal's list and honor roll for Christian County private schools, Todd County schools and Trigg County schools for the third grading period of the 2018-2019 school year. Lists are submitted by the schools. To make corrections to the list, contact…

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Editor’s note: These are the listings for principal’s list and honor roll for Christian County Public Schools for the third grading period of the 2018-2019 school year. Lists are submitted by the schools. To make corrections to the list, contact the school. Someone from the school will infor…

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Days after her 40th birthday in November 2015, Hopkinsville native Michelle James found a lump in her breast. Weeks later she learned the tumor was malignant. She had breast cancer.

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Trees are a valuable asset to our home landscape. In addition to blooms, texture, and fall color, trees also help reduce energy bills by casting shade on our homes during summer. People are often reluctant to plant large shade trees because they don't want to wait 20 years or more to enjoy t…

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Explore the small businesses of Hopkinsville, sample refreshments and enjoy live-entertainment from 4 to 7 p.m. today during Downtown Stroll, Sip and Shop along the streets of the renaissance district.

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A two-week visit to Israel last fall inspired Casky Baptist Church pastor Jesse Brown to plan an "unusual" event for his congregation and the community.

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Each season, apple diseases are a threat to home orchard productivity and fruit quality. Now is an important time to manage some of these destructive diseases. There are many cultural practices that can be implemented now and in the coming weeks to reduce the threat of diseases such as apple…

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Backyard grapes will soon begin to break dormancy, so grape growers will want to take steps now to prevent anthracnose disease. Grape anthracnose most commonly occurs on shoots and berries; however fruit stems, leaves, petioles and tendrils are also susceptible. Anthracnose reduces the quali…

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Floki is a 3-year-old short hair tiger striped male cat who is up to date on his shots, neutered, front claws declawed and is available for adoption. He is one of many relinquished, abandoned or ceased each month and brought to the Christian County Humane Society. Animals can be seen and ado…

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America's favorite pastime just got a little more spirited with a new partnership between Hopkinsville's Casey Jones Distillery and the Bowling Green Hot Rods, a Minor League Baseball team and Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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More than 600 students, faculty, alumni, current and founding board members and guests packed the Heritage Christian Academy gymnasium Thursday morning to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the independent, Christian, non-denominational, board-run, college-preparatory school.

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After hearing news reports of school shootings last summer and fall, Christian County resident Carol Gibson wept and prayed to God for a way she could help local students.

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For several years Hopkinsville resident Rose Thorpe has been interested in weight loss and eating better.

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Three women, one's husband and a Nashville architect have come together to restore the Peoples Bank of Pembroke -- not to operate as a bank again but to generate a different type of currency.