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Unemployment rates rose in Christian County and all the other counties of the Pennyrile Area Development District, according to the most recently statistics released Thursday by the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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The suspect accused in the April College Street murder had her case set for jury trial Wednesday afternoon in Christian Circuit Court Judge Andrew Self’s courtroom.

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The Instructional Division of the Christian County Public Schools had designed a new program “Teacher Induction” that will assist teachers new to the district in getting connected with community and school programs.

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Oak Grove City Council met Tuesday night for a regular meeting to discuss issues surrounding the city’s ethics committee as well as recent alleged misconduct by city officials and prior to the meeting’s adjournment, Councilwoman Kisha Mische-Jeffrey announced that she would be resigning from…

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Oak Grove City Council met Tuesday night for a regular meeting to discuss issues surrounding the city’s ethics committee as well as recent alleged misconduct by city officials and prior to the meeting’s adjournment, Councilwoman Kisha Mische-Jeffrey announced that she would be resigning from…

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Hopkinsville Chief Financial Officer Robert Martin presented the fiscal year 2020-21 budget review to the City Council as they met for their July meeting.

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The Wildwood World comes to Hopkinsville this Saturday as the Missoula Children’s Theater presents the Jim Caron adaptation of Hansel and Gretel with the show beginning at 4 p.m. at the Alhambra Theatre.

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A preliminary hearing was held Friday morning in Christian District Judge Foster Cotthoff’s courtroom on the July 4 Hazel Street murder case, which was ultimately forwarded to be heard by the Christian County Grand Jury.

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Operations on Friday to dislodge a riverboat that has been grounded in Lake Barkley since July 7 were successful, noted a press release from American Cruise Lines, which operates the ship.

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The City of Hopkinsville has been selected as one of 10 community finalists for T-Mobile’s “Hometown Techover” grant. Hopkinsville, the only Kentucky city on the finalist list, received a $50,000 grant to jumpstart or complete projects in the community for making it to the top 10 cities.

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Christian County Judge Executive Steve Tribble announced at the Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday morning, that he will lead the search for a new Christian County jailer as current Jailer, Brad Boyd announced his intent for retirement effective July 31.

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Christian County Judge Executive Steve Tribble announced at the Fiscal Court meeting, Tuesday morning, that he will lead the search for a new Christian County jailer as current Jailer, Brad Boyd announced his intent for retirement effective July 31.

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U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker said Monday he can unseat incumbent Sen. Rand Paul and bridge divisions against political parties, during his first stop in Owensboro of the 2022 Senate race.

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Last fall’s Unity Summit themed “Where Do We Go from Here?” has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 31, in the cafeteria of Christian County Middle School at 215 Glass Avenue and will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Last fall’s Unity Summit themed “Where Do We Go from Here?” has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 31, in the cafeteria of Christian County Middle School at 215 Glass Avenue and will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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As Christian County and the state of Kentucky as a whole approach normalcy in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination rates continue to rise, Christian County still ranks towards the bottom out of all counties in the commonwealth.

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As Christian County and the state of Kentucky as a whole approach normalcy in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination rates continue to rise, Christian County still ranks towards the bottom out of all counties in the commonwealth.

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The Hopkinsville Police Department hosted its second “Look Tuff with McGruff” event at Debow Park on July 10. Community members were able to meet the crime fighting dog McGruff and grab some hot dogs courtesy of HPD.

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Rebecca Lynne Creager Deatherage was an extraordinarily talented, multi-faceted and much beloved daughter, mother, sister and friend.

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Shelia Ann Austin, 60, of Hopkinsville died at 5 a.m. Sunday, July 11, 2021, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY.

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Mary Frances Miller, 77, passed away July 10, 2021, in Hopkinsville. Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2021 with funeral service conducted at 11 a.m. all at the J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel. A full obituary may be seen at jckirbyandson.com

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Willadean McGhee, 81 of Elkton, passed away 6 p.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021, at her residence of natural causes. Services will be Wednesday July 14, 2021 10 a.m. at West Side Church of Christ in Elkton with Doug Gregory officiating. Burial will follow in the McPherson Cemetery in Todd County.…

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Rian Dustyn Norris, 42, of Guthrie, passed away Saturday July 10, 2021, 8 a.m. at his residence of natural causes. The family has chosen cremation with services at a later date. Latham Funeral Home in Elkton is in charge of arrangements.

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Norma “Sue” Moore Litchfield, 85, of Hopkinsville, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the Jubilee House in Clarksville, Tenn., of natural causes. Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Maddux Fuqua Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Hopper officiating and buri…

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American Jazz, the American Cruise Lines ship that ran aground on July 7 at Lake Barkley, remained stuck on the sandbar as of Sunday.

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The Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts released its 2020 audit of the Christian County Fiscal Court this week and the audit revealed only one issue, which involved the Christian County Jailer Brad Boyd.

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Gilbert W. Grubbs, 61, of East 19th Street, was indicted for second-degree robbery, first-degree fleeing or evading police and resisting arrest. Bail was set at $10,000 in full cash.

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Road safety by Pembroke and South Christian Eeementary schools is at the forefront of the Beshear Administration as Lt. Governor Jacqueline Coleman presented a $1.1 million dollar ceremony check to Christian County Public School System administrators and principals on Thursday afternoon.

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

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