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Q: I spent years in the military and served in many wars, but the hostility that is happening right under our feet in the good old US of A sometimes seems more violent to me. What’s the solution? — P.C.

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WHITLEY COUNTY — When Danny and Carole Korakas picked up their family and moved from a comfortable fishing community near Savannah, Georgia to an old homestead in Whitley County, it was a leap of faith to start a new career with an interest in health and agriculture.

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Construction is still ongoing at the new Holiday Inn adjacent to the James E. Bruce Convention Center despite the impact of COVID-19 in the community.

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According to a press release from Christian County Public Schools, The Kentucky Department of Education notified state public school superintendents on Tuesday that K-PREP testing for the 2019-20 school year has been canceled.

 

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The increase in funding that is coming with the re-authorization of the Older Americans Act will be a boon for local communities that are struggling to serve their senior citizens.

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Hopkinsville recycling program halted until further notice

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On March 19, one of Hopkinsville’s hottest new restaurants, The Mixer, received a large shipment of toilet paper. Any other time the shipment would have been an ordinary delivery, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, toilet paper in Christian County has become scarce.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday during his daily COVID-19 press conference that he signed the recently-passed bill to give school districts an unlimited number of non-traditional learning days in the case of an emergency. If signed, the bill will allow districts to teach from home wi…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to lost jobs all over Christian County, and the state as a whole. Recently, Ford Motor Company announced that it was shutting down its Louisville factory until at least March 30.

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MB Roland Distillery of Pembroke, Casey Jones Distillery in Hopkinsville and Old Glory Distilling Co. in Clarksville, are partnering in production to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.

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Local Census partnership specialist Kisha T. Jeffrey-Mische is confident the local community will have the most accurate U.S. Census count it has ever experienced, despite the impact of the COVID-19 virus that continues its spread in the U.S. and elsewhere.

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IRS extends tax filing deadline

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In 2019, the Kentucky Senate passed Senate Bill 1. Among other changes, that bill changed the role of school counselors across the state.

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As the world and the local community combat the COVID-19 pandemic through closures and self-quarantines, Sanctuary Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps women who are sexually or physically abused, remains open and able to serve clients.

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School closings in the region have had a trickle-down effect on blood supplies in the area, leaving the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center that serves Jennie Stuart Health and other facilities scrambling to replenish its units of blood.

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Christian County Health Department spokesperson Amanda Sweeney and CCHD Executive Director Kayla Bebout said Wednesday that despite social media chatter, no cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in Hopkinsville or Christian County.

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With a confirmed case of COVID-19 around 40 miles outside of Christian County in Lyon County, some residents may wonder what they should do if they get sick during the pandemic.

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From funeral homes to dentists to nonprofits, the list of smaller businesses being impacted by COVID-19 is growing by the day, or perhaps minute in some instances.

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Offices closed in Todd County; bicentennial postponed

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The pandemic of coronavirus, also called COVID-19, has closed schools, government buildings, restaurants, bars, salons, gyms and many other businesses across the country.

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The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library closed its doors today due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All scheduled programs at the library are canceled through March 28.

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Offices closed in Todd County; bicentennial postponed

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Fort Campbell Army Base held a Facebook Live Town Hall meeting Monday night to share the measures the base will be taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Fort Campbell began its live stream with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Commanding General Maj. Gen. Brian Win…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — These Kentucky lotteries were drawn Friday:

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The day before the House of Representatives passed a historic relief bill in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Rep. James Comer conducted a teleconference town hall meeting, answering questions from participants across the First District.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reconvening after a weeklong break, Kentucky lawmakers passed a measure Thursday offering relief to workers and employers suffering economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nick Bailey, the director of Hopkins County Emergency Management Agency, said the agency is acting as a support arm of the response to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

A blood drive doesn’t immediately spring to mind during a pandemic but its value is immense, said Lou Zimmerman of American Red Cross Blood Donation Center in Paducah.

The agenda for the Caldwell County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday was reduced, but county leaders took the time to provide residents with information related to fighting COVID-19.

With everyday life and business changing constantly to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, it can be hard to keep up with what businesses are doing at any given time: Open or closed?

Webster County Fiscal Court met in a regular session on Monday at the Webster County Senior Center in Dixon, with tighter than normal restrictions on who was allowed to attend due to concern about COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). Only elected officials,…

An investigation by Providence Police led to a local woman being arrested on meth trafficking charges last Tuesday morning.

Webster County School Board met on Monday night, but it wasn’t your typical board meeting. Instead of a board room packed with district employees, students and parents, attendance was limited to board members, the superintendent, the district finance officer, the…

The first official case of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) was reported in Webster County on Monday by Webster County Judge Executive Steve Henry through the county-wide one-call system.

With everyday life and business changing constantly to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, it can be hard to keep up with what businesses are doing at any given time: Open or closed?

A blood drive doesn’t immediately spring to mind during a pandemic but its value is immense, said Lou Zimmerman of American Red Cross Blood Donation Center in Paducah.

The agenda for the Caldwell County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday was reduced, but county leaders took the time to provide residents with information related to fighting COVID-19.