An early morning fire this week claimed the home and belongings of a Princeton couple, but the pair escaped the blaze uninjured.
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Whitley Horning of Princeton was among more than 1,950 undergraduate students to qualify for the fall 2019 College of Arts and Sciences dean's list at the University of Kentucky. Whitley's academic major was political science.
The Pennyrile Board of Realtors hosted its annual meeting Dec. 5 at the Southern Springs Events Center in Cadiz, installing new officers and delivering awards to top agents.
A longtime area cattleman was honored with hall of fame induction recently during this year's Evening Banquet at the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Annual Convention in Owensboro.
The Princeton Rotary Club speech contest for high school students will take place at noon March 3 at Pagliai's Pizza. This year's theme was set by Rotary International President Mark Maloney and is "Rotary Connects the World."
Republicans moved a bill through the Kentucky Senate on Thursday that would impose stricter voter identification requirements. The measure, one of the chamber's top priorities for the current session of the Kentucky General Assembly, was approved 29-9 along party lines.
Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary December 2019 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet (EWDC).
The latest meeting of the Dawson Springs City Council, which was held on Tuesday, began with an audit report from Berry, Kington & Utley, PSC. Shellie Utley offered City Clerk Janet Dunbar and the City a congratulatory “Excellent job,” due…
The Dawson Springs YW Club held its monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center. Hostesses were Peggy Furgerson, Charlotte Cooley and Sandra Menser. A potluck dinner was served to the guests. Members attending were…
The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a webinar to educate people about how to talk about or start discussions about various topics related to dementia.
Five EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Christian County on the morning of Jan. 11, according to Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham in a phone interview last week.
The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life spotlights the restoration of an African American schoolhouse in Bullitt County, Tom T. Hall’s songs and stories, and the enduring popularity of mutton in Western Kentucky. The episode airs Saturday, Jan. 25, at…
Hopkins County students named to the fall 2019 dean’s list at Madisonville Community College were Savannah Adams, Jarah Arnold, Makayla Bearden, Colin Berry, Gary Bivins, Heaven Bratcher, Daniel Brothers, Kayleigh Brown, Abigail Burgett, Sydnie Byrum, Brianna Cansler, Rhonda Castleberry, Lauren…
Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks presided over his last city council meeting, taking time to swear in a trio of recently promoted Hopkinsville firemen.
The Kentucky New Era office was buzzing with visitors Friday for the newspaper’s Christian County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and open house.
After traveling the world helping to provide eye care to those in need, one Providence-native is coming home again and hopes to be able to provide the same services to the people she grew up with.
Director Keith Farrell announced late last week that the organization formerly known as the Providence Fire Department Toys has ceased operation following a successful 2019 Christmas season.
The Caldwell County Middle School academic team won the District 5 Governor's Cup competition last week with 48 points, outdistancing second-place West Hopkins by 20.5 points. The quick recall team placed second in overtime. Individual winners included Eli Stevens, first…
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In the semifinals of the 2nd Region All ‘A’ Classic, hosted at Dawson Springs High School, the hosting Panthers had a chance to complete its season goal: Beating Lyon County and winning the tournament.
With one of its biggest senior classes in recent years, the Hopkinsville swimming program celebrated Senior Night Tuesday with eight of its athletes as the Tigers hosted Christian County and Bowling Green.
Despite some outstanding performances from some of its archers, it was a tough weekend for the Webster County High School archery program, which finished fifth of eight teams in the 2020 Hopkins County Colonel Classic on Saturday.
After a narrow loss to Calloway County in the Kentucky 2A Championship Sectional Tournaments, the Trojans rebounded last week, going on a three game winning streak to advance to 16-2 on the season.
Webster County's archery program was back in action on Saturday at the James Madison Middle School Classic at the Hopkins County Archery Complex in Earlington, finishing second out of three teams in the meet.
The Webster County Trojans continued a near perfect start to the season this week, knocking off the Bartram Trail Bears in the Marlin Classic in Panama City Beach, Florida, before returning home to defeat Hopkins County Central on the road.
The Webster County Lady Trojans who were 4-6 before this game continued their regular season play Saturday night on the road to take on the Lincoln County Lady Patriots in Stanford, Kentucky.
Despite winning the first game of a holiday tourney, the Dawson Springs High School girls basketball team didn't get what they wanted before Christmas.
The Webster County Trojans, who began last week at 5-0, remain undefeated after picking up four wins, including three at the Fuller Physical Therapy Holiday Classic in Dixon.
After a 1-3 start to the season, the Lady Trojans seemed to get their feet under them last week as they headed into the Christmas Break by winning three out of four games, including a pair at the Traditional Bank…
Former Kentucky basketball player Cameron Mills admits that a lot of UK basketball fans don't know the story of Reggie Warford -- something he hopes will change Christmas Day when his company's newest documentary, "Reggie Warford: Fight of His Life,"…
The Christian County Colonels had big plays from their starters and their bench Tuesday as they picked up a victory over Henderson County in the season opener.
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A bill that would outlaw female genital mutilation in Kentucky is moving forward speedily during this year’s legislative session. We hope it continues on the fast track and becomes law as quickly as possible.
Every year on this weekend I attempt to connect my thoughts here to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It is hard because I am the recipient of "white privilege." However I believe that a thing being difficult to write about…
Ah, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul. Our own Elf King of the Contrarians, lover of liberty, self-licensed eye doctor, knower of so many things, so sure he is correct about them all.
I was having a conversation many years ago with a neighbor in England. At some point he said, "The difference between the English and Americans is that you still believe in your flag and we don't." I was not sure…
WASHINGTON -- Americans have a lot to be grateful for on Thanksgiving. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have harried human beings since we dropped down from the trees, but three of the four -- War, Famine and Pestilence --…
Governor-elect Andy Beshear and future First Lady Britainy Beshear are holding an inauguration poster contest and invite children to submit artwork reflecting Kentuckians working together to accomplish "common goals we all share."
It's been nearly two weeks since we set our clocks back an hour for Daylight Saving Time, and many people are still likely recovering from the time change that comes twice a year.
Liberal. Conservative. Christian. Atheist. Illegal immigrant. Black. White. Addict. Preacher. Car dealer. Lawyer. Doctor. Plumber. Roofer. OK, that's enough. What images flashed in your head as the words on this list passed your eyes. It may have happened so fast…
With California set to make it legal for student-athletes to make money off of their names and likenesses, we think it won't be long before Kentucky and, eventually, the whole nation, follows suit.
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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 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.
Cookies for dogs are a new offering at this year's Cookie Walk. The event is scheduled for 3-6:30 p.m. Friday and 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Christian Life Center. There will also be fellowship and live entertainment. Proceeds from the…