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Appellate Judge Shea Nickell and State Senator Whitney Westerfield sparred Wednesday night at the Hopkinsville City Council chambers during a Kentucky Supreme Court debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

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The man accused in the 2015 Pembroke triple homicide, Christian Martin, 51, appeared in court Wednesday morning before Judge John Atkins for an adversarial bond hearing where Martin's bond was ultimately set at $3 million.

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The Oak Grove Committee of the Whole met Tuesday night to discuss several ordinances, with the city possibly in violation of some of those ordinances, while others are outdated. Additionally, council members thought some of the ordinances needed to be addressed.

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U.S. Census Bureau officials have already hired people living in the local community to work for the agency in preparation for the completion of the 2020 U.S. Census, and they'd like to hire even more.

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With The United Service Organizations Inc. Fort Campbell and Nashville being the biggest USO in the nation, the organization often hosts donation drives in Nashville to keep up with the need for the snacks and drinks it offers for free.

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The Smith name is widely known around the Challenge House program. Mary Smith was one of the program's original board members when the nonprofit first took roots in Hopkinsville.

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Trigg County Board of Education approved two new Thomas school buses for the 2020-2021 school year at its meeting Thursday night.

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In the 19th century, Queen Victoria of England lost the love of her life, Prince Albert, and thus set the standard for mourning for generations.

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This month there will be two opportunities to honor local veterans who fought in World War II, the Vietnam War or the Korean War.

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The Downtown Hopkinsville Trick-or-Treat will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, with downtown merchants and nonprofit organizations handing out free candy and other goodies to children.

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The Christian County Road Department will be closing Witty Lane between the addresses of 3555 up to 3665 on Oct. 17.  

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When the Kentucky Department of Education released the statewide accountability results Tuesday, Christian County Public Schools had reasons to celebrate.

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The Christian County Fiscal Court approved a discretionary funds agreement and resolution to allow Christian County Judge Executive Steve Tribble to sign an agreement between the county and the state transportation department concerning roadwork in Christian County.

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"In the end, the best writing comes down to being 9 years old and wondering, 'What if a dinosaur walks past the window?'" said romance author Teresa Medeiros to a crowd of wide-eyed writers Saturday at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library.

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In August 2018, the Hopkinsville Police Department started the Community Crimecam program with the goal to link households, businesses and law enforcement by establishing a voluntary list of external surveillance cameras.

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Corey Wadlington has seen the struggles faced by college students who often are unprepared for higher education.

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On Tuesday, the Kentucky Department of Education released its new five-star accountability model along with kyschoolreportcard.com -- a website that breaks down education data by district -- along with each school's proficiency rates for the previous school year.

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The man who murdered his mother in 2014 received his final sentencing Wednesday afternoon after being found guilty by jury July 11. Jamal Mounts was sentenced to life in prison.

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The Christian County Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs and Governmental Affairs Committees hosted Sen. Rand Paul for their roundtable luncheon Tuesday afternoon to discuss the future of Fort Campbell, trade war issues for western Kentucky and more. Chamber President and CEO Kelli Pendleto…

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Morse recognized as National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

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The Hopkinsville City Council met Tuesday night at the council chambers in the Hopkinsville Municipal Center. The council had two new ordinances on the agenda, but only one was read.

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Officials with the South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council said they should get word by November or December on whether the group will receive a grant that could help construct a spec building to be located on a pad-ready site in the city's Commerce Park.

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Seventeen high school students were introduced to Hopkinsville City Council on Tuesday as fifth installment of the Mayor's Youth Council.

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Little Hazel Ann Sholar squatted on a blue tarp in the parking lot of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library and swirled paint on a paper plate, a large orange pumpkin at her side.

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

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The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help to find a missing man.

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A police officer who served on the Dawson Springs Police Department for a short time has died, as announced Tuesday by the Christian County Sheriff's Department on its Facebook page.

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A Caldwell County High School graduate will be the keynote speaker Nov. 7 during the 2019 STEM 4 Girls conference at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah.

Fredonia Valley Bank will celebrate 125 years of business and community engagement Oct. 26 with a community fall festival.

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The burn ban issued Sept. 27 for Caldwell County is now lifted, effective immediately, county officials reported.

Two more Webster County communities will be getting $193,424 in much-needed road funding thanks to an commitment by Governor Matt Bevin earlier this year to prioritize transportation infrastructure projects and increase economic opportunity across the Commonwealth.

Webster County students may soon get the chance to add a new sport to their resume after board of education members agreed on Monday night to explore the possibility of creating a swim team. But the process to make this…

For one young man, fall break was all about the vacation of a lifetime. Elijah Rollins, 17 of Providence, spent the last week on Oahu, the island in the Hawaiian chain that holds Honolulu, the state capital.

Residents who have been craving Mexican food since the sudden closure of La Casa in Providence will not have to wait long to get their fix.

Federal and state authorities are currently investigating a multi-state outbreak of pulmonary disease related to e-cigarette use, or vaping, but while most of the media coverage has been about the potential dangers of vaping, the real culprit might be a…

Thirteen defendants entered a guilty plea in Caldwell County Circuit Court on Oct. 1, before Judge C.A. Woodall III.

The Caldwell County Band of Pride brings Titanic's "fateful voyage" to life with this year's performance of "The Unsinkable."

Trice Hughes, Inc. will host Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms, a fundraiser for Caldwell County High School students, from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms supports local PTAs and schools across the country by involving family in…

Note: The following is only a record of arrests and law enforcement activity. Those listed are considered innocent unless found guilty in court.

The first-place winner of the Tuesday bridge match at George Coon Public Library was the team of Kay Farmer and Dewein Walker. The second-place winner was the team of Nancy Taylor and Barbara Murdock. The third-place winner was the team…

Caldwell County EMS hosted the National Weather Service-Paducah Facebook Live Fall Program on Oct. 1. Viewers were encouraged to rely on the National Weather Service Facebook page for weather updates during storms and emergencies. Above, from left are: Jennifer Rukavina,…

The Princeton/Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual Harvest Moon sale, scheduled for Thursday.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., visited Caldwell Medical Center in Princeton on Oct. 1 during his western Kentucky visit. Paul participated in a roundtable discussion at the hospital, where he spoke for 30 minutes about creating association health care plans, boosting…