Though Pennyrile Electric’s 83rd annual membership meeting scheduled for June 30 was canceled out of COVID-19 concerns for public health and restrictions of public events, the cooperative is providing important updates typically shared at the annual meeting.
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• At 8:42 a.m., July 1, officers responded to Ratliff Street in reference to an intoxicated male causing a disturbance. Officers made contact with Steven E. McKenzie, 36, of Princeton and investigation revealed that he had damaged property and was…
Lenora Brown looks at life as a series of stages. And, as she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday Monday, there are a lot of them to look at.
The official tally for the 2020 primary election was completed Tuesday in an election that featured unique election procedures and a fairly high participation rate.
A quick decision by an 80th Operations Support Squadron Radar Approach Control civilian prevented a potential mid-air collision of two Air Force aircraft on Aug. 1, 2019, becoming the first controller in Sheppard AFB history to earn the Lt. Gen.…
A woman with a passion for the newspaper business has been named the new regional advertising director for The Progress and three other Paxton Media-owned publications in western Kentucky.
While restaurants across the commonwealth opened up in-person dining capacities to 50% Monday, Dave’s Sticky Pig in Madisonville closed its dining area and will operate as a drive-thru and curb-side business only, effective immediately.
America’s Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the Constitution.
Joshua Duncan, of Dunc’s Tire and Dunc’s Towing, is sponsoring a fireworks show, with assistance from the city of Princeton on Saturday, July 4 at the City-County Park, located on the Dawson Road.
Conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will join law enforcement agencies across the nation for Operation Dry Water during the July 4 holiday weekend.
Between the 1890s and 1920s, Confederate monuments sprang up across America at rates far eclipsing any time before or since.
Because the United States has such deep and important roots in Christianity, it is always going to be difficult to separate the two. One can make an argument that the United States is the most Christian nation on earth. (A…
Following leaders like Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, Trey Gowdy and Jason Chaffetz, Congressman James Comer of Kentucky has been named the Republican Leader of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, the primary investigative committee in Congress.
An Illinois family traveling Interstate 24 late on the night of June 22 lost an 11-year-old son when their vehicle was hit by another car heading the wrong direction on the interstate in Lyon County.
The novel coronavirus has changed things up a bit, but the pandemic is not keeping the community of Fredonia from celebrating American independence and local veterans.
At least nine new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the five-county Pennyrile Health District since June 19, including three each in Caldwell and Lyon counties.
As evening skies begin to fill with the familiar bangs, booms and flashes of lights,it can only mean one thing in Hopkins County — the 4th of July is near.
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He’s never coached Terrence Clarke, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
PADUCAH — A trio of Princetonians saw their summer baseball seasons finally come alive on Monday, when Gabe East (Nationals), Jase Felker (Nationals) and Bryce Thomas (Americans) suited up for the first of 12 scheduled games for the Kentucky Propsects…
He’s never coached Terrence Clark, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
Roger Miller wrote “You can’t roller-skate in a buffalo herd,” but occasionally you can negotiate through one in an enclosed vehicle in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth…
The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a good start on Monday, when Post 86 (Eddyville) picked up a doubleheader win over Mayfield — 5-4 and 6-0 — at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.
Caldwell County Superintendent Nate Huggins has turned in his letter of retirement in the wake of a plagiarism accusation concerning his farewell article to the Caldwell County High School Class of 2020 that appeared in The Times Leader.
During his junior season, Isaiah Jackson played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a…
Former college basketball coach and current ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg loved what Nate Sestina did for Kentucky last season and thought he was “terrific” for the Cats on the court and in the locker room.
After being closed down for several weeks due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Providence Municipal Golf and Recreation Center (PMGRC) will reopen its doors on Saturday.
On Wednesday April 22, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 22 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 11 in Daviess County, 1 in Henderson County, 1 in McLean County, 1 in Ohio County, 1 in Union County, and…
Monday’s rain cast a dreary shadow over athletic fields across the southern Pennyrile but that shadow will remain for the foreseeable future with KHSAA’s mandated dead period for high school athletics.
The Dawson Springs High School softball team will start its season Monday with a home game against Christian Fellowship. Play starts at 5:30 p.m. at Dawson Springs City Park.
Tuesday was filled with ups and downs for local teams as the Trigg County Lady Wildcats made history against Caldwell County, and the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the Henderson County Lady Colonels.
MORGANFIELD — Christian County did some experimenting in its season finale, trying some new things and maybe adding some wrinkles ahead of the Eighth District Tournament next week.
Hopkinsville didn’t get out to the start it wanted to Tuesday night, and Lady Tigers’ head coach Anthony Babb made sure his team knew he wasn’t pleased.
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Videos of rioters pulling down statues and occupying American cities are bewildering. Why are these people allowed to do this?
If not for COVID-19 and President Donald Trump’s truly disastrous handling of it, Trump — unstable, erratic, self-centered and all — might still win the November election on the strength of the economy.
As a direct result of Gov. Andy Beshear’s shutdown orders, nearly half of Kentucky’s workforce has filed for unemployment insurance since March.
The U.S. Army is preparing to undertake a nationwide enlistment incentive to hire 10,000 new Soldiers during Army National Hiring Days from June 30 to July 2.
The period between sessions of the General Assembly is called the interim and during that time committee meetings are held to discuss issues that may come up in the next session and to review action that took place during the previous session. These interim committee meetings consist of memb…
Community Farm Alliance is advocating for local communities to redirect funds from police department budgets toward food security efforts and other preventative programs that make our communities more safe. We join those across Kentucky that are demanding these changes because CFA knows firs…
Across the nation, the coronavirus has highlighted issues in our food supply chain, our reliance on foreign countries for medical supplies, and the difference between strong, data-driven leaders and weak ones. But for Kentucky families and workers, perhaps the largest problem is one we’ve at…
Revelation 20:10“And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.”
GoFundMe pages, idled workers and “good-bye and thank you” signs popping up on one long-standing storefront after another. America’s Main Street businesses are on the ropes and many of our moms and pops are facing early retirement. Sadly, an overwhelming eight in 10 small business owners say…
Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, Rayshard Brooks and George Floyd. These are just a few whose deaths have sparked national outrage. They are gone because of unthinkable racial violence and disregard for life representing the antithesis of nursing. Nurses do not stand for, support or tolerate su…
Sometimes I think that maybe the Civil War is over. But then something comes along to remind me how, in many minds, the war never really ended. Once it was fought with swords, now it’s with symbols.
Emergency medical services across the country, already burdened by the high demands of COVID-19, have faced added pressure in the past week as they responded to protests ignited by the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police.
As President Donald Trump described himself in the White House Rose Garden as “an ally of all peaceful protesters,” reporters could hear the awful sound of peaceful protesters being cleared from Lafayette Park with tear gas, flash-bangs and rubber bullets.
When I was a journalist in Montana, I wrote stories about endangered species — grizzly bears, wolves, eagles. Now my concern is about another endangered species — journalists.
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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.