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The Christian County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that the Christian County Justice Center will be reopening Monday for selected activities. Court appearances and license functions will be available.

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Tuesday marked the first day that farmers could apply for aid under the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. The program is part of CARES Act, which dispensed $16 billion of direct relief to American farmers.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recommended schools in the commonwealth to prepare for the fall semester by creating contingency plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week during the Christian County Board of Education meeting Melanie Barrett, director of pupil personnel, said the district is …

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Former owner of Sisk Auto Mall in Hopkinsville Albert Sisk passed at the age of 80 Thursday night after battling cancer for over a year. He passed in his home with his family.

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Christian County Public Schools Chief Operations Officer Brad Hawkins announced Thursday at the Christian County Board of Education that he will be retiring in the fall. Hawkins has worked in the district since 1991. 

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A project to get personal protective equipment and information about the coronavirus to Hopkinsville’s inner-city neighborhoods was approved Thursday at the Local Development Corporation meeting.

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Hopkinsville Committee of the Whole Chairman Phillip Brooks motioned that city council not receive pay increases in fiscal year 2021-2022 due to city employees receiving a lesser cost of living allowance in the coming year.

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Kentucky schools will receive over $200 million in education funds from the federal CARES Act. The bill, which passed March 27, splits those funds in two categories.

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U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office recently announced that he had secured funding for the removal of Asian carp in western Kentucky waters in the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020. If the legislation passes the full senate vote, it would earmark $35 million for the Asian Carp Preven…

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FRANKFORT — Attorney General Daniel Cameron and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles sent a joint letter today to U.S. Attorney General William Barr asking for the Department of Justice to investigate possible anticompetitive practices in the beef packing sector.

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As local businesses look to reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Christian County Chamber of Commerce held a virtual meeting Thursday to help bring light to unanswered questions. Kayla Bebout, Christian County Health Department public health director, and Randy Graham, Christian County e…

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When Matthew Boehman was in seventh grade, a history teacher changed his life. Mrs. Walls brought history to life for Boehman and led him to pursue a career in the education field.

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Matthew Boehman has been chosen as the next principal of Christian County High School. The CCHS site based decision making council announced the appointment virtually Tuesday night after a lengthy closed session.

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Jared Chance-Martin, a junior at Hopkinsville High School, has been named to the Governor’s School for the Arts 2020 class. Chance-Martin is one of only 256 students — out of 1400 candidates — to be selected for the program.

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The coronavirus has dramatically changed how Kentucky will conduct the upcoming election. After the May primary election was moved to June 23, local election officials began planning how the election will happen with social distancing guidelines.

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Oak Grove Committee of the Whole met Thursday afternoon via Zoom and Facebook Live to discuss and later approve the city’s compensation plan proposed by the Mercer Group Inc. However, the plan was not approved without some confusion.

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

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

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The Alzheimer’s Association has scheduled a virtual program on how COVID-19 has impacted dementia care at home and in residential facilities. The program is specialized for family caregivers.

The American Red Cross and West Kentucky Regional Blood Center have announced upcoming blood drives for the area for June.

Congratulations to the Caldwell County Class of 2020. I am extremely proud of your accomplishments over the past 14 years of your life in pursuit of your high school diploma.

Face masks or coverings are part of a new normal in the COVID-19 era — at least for now — as Kentuckians wear them for work, grocery runs, shopping, hospital visits and other everyday activities.

Caldwell County High School students who earned Associated General Contractors of Western Kentucky Student of the Week honors throughout the school year were presented with the prizes they would have received during a year-end banquet in April.

Brescia University awarded degrees May 2 during a virtual commencement ceremony, with two Caldwell County residents among the graduates from the Owensboro college.

Princeton’s sole movie theater, which had been shut down for weeks because of COVID-19, is slated to reopen next week.

A story in the May 23 edition, #SupportLocal: Princeton retail, restaurants opening up again, contained an error.

Although the Hopkins County Family YMCA has run its Summer Food Service Program every year for the last 30 years, this summer they are doing things differently.

Thirty-nine students officially received their high school diplomas Friday night at Dawson Springs High School’s drive-thru graduation.

During the next several weeks, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the June Agricultural Survey. The agency will contact 2,000 producers across Kentucky to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1.

Kentucky’s court system will begin a slow return to normal Monday when hearings on criminal and civil cases resume. But there is likely to be a new normal in courthouses and justice centers across the state.

It wasn’t a traditional graduation ceremony by any means, but it was something that brought the Caldwell County High School Class of 2020 together in many ways, perhaps for the final time.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recommended schools in the commonwealth to prepare for the fall semester by creating contingency plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week during the Christian County Board of Education meeting Melanie Barrett, director of pupil personnel, said the district is …

While Congress has rightfully provided relief for families and businesses affected by a government-induced economic shutdown, now is the time to focus on reopening the economy and getting back to a normal way of life.