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After only one year in existence, the Christian County Middle School percussion ensemble will represent the state at the annual Kentucky Music Educators Association conference.

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A man robbed Dollar General in Pembroke around 7 p.m. Friday, according to local scanner traffic.

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“This is not a ‘shhh’ kind of place,” declared Tiffany Luna on Wednesday afternoon, speaking of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library.

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Christian County saw more visitors who spent more money in the local community in 2018, according to information from the Kentucky Department of Tourism.

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Hopkinsville Police Department has been serving the community for several generations, even when it was known by another name, and with that comes a long history that’s important to the officers that still choose to serve today.

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The Christian County Board of Education voted to not raise the tax levy for fiscal year 2020 Thursday night at the Christian County Public Schools front office. A levy hearing was scheduled to allow the public to voice their opinions — in favor or against — the proposed increase.

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Normally when an employer shuts down its operation, the public concern is for the jobs of the workers, but in the case of Dotiki Mine, which will shut down Friday after 52 years in business, that isn't the case. According to sources within Alliance Resource Partners LLC, all employees of Dot…

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First United Methodist Church senior pastor the Rev. Paige Williams, 61, and former day care director Abby Leach, 32, were arraigned Wednesday morning in Judge John Atkins’ courtroom.

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For those who are looking for legal aid in Kentucky, an event is being hosted by Kentucky Legal Aid on Monday in Todd County for a listening session and conversation regarding legal aid resources in the community.

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Just a week after students in Todd County returned to school for a new year, the Todd County Schools district has received a threat directed toward the Todd County Central High School campus.

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Christian County Deputy Clerk Melinda Humphries came to Christian Fiscal Court prepared to talk about a topic near and dear to her heart, i.e., pay raises for election workers in the county.

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At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, Derek R. Hill, 46, arrived at Hi-Road Gas Station on Hugh Hunter Road with multiple stab wounds at various parts of his body.

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Hard work for good paying jobs. That was the theme of the day Tuesday for Hopkinsville Community College and Madisonville Community College as the two schools officially signed a consortium agreement to partner together for the upcoming school year.

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Nineteen projects in the Pennyrile region have been recommended for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Six-Year Highway Plan through fiscal year 2024, Regional Planning Coordinator Craig Morris said Monday during a board of directors meeting at the Pennyrile Area Development District.

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Pennyrile Area Community Services Inc. isn't just buses with big blue letters that read "PACS" driving around those who need transportation throughout the community.

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Christian County Board of Education will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Christian County Board of Education meeting room to hear public comments regarding the proposed general fund tax levy of 44 cents on real property and 44 cents on personal property.

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With the opioid crisis still plaguing the nation, state and the Christian County area, several health professionals are encouraging everyone to carry NARCAN in their first aid kits in case of an overdose emergency.

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Hopkinsville firefighter Steve Futrell is officially the new interim chief of the Hopkinsville Fire Department, and he is among 37 people from across the country who have submitted applications and are vying to fill the position permanently.

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The leader of last summer's community dance craze "The Southside Challenge" and the 2018 recipient of the Mayor's Unity Award has been named the next ambassador of Challenge House 7.

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All information from restaurant inspections is provided by the Christian County Health Department. A minimum score of 85 with no critical violations is considered passing. Restaurants have a chance to increase their scores by correcting critical problems while the inspector is on-site. Inspe…

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Sahara Peterson smiles as she bends to the task at hand, her fingers deftly tightening this and adjusting that before she settles the iPhone atop the tripod.

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Hopkinsville Downtown Renaissance announced details Wednesday for the second annual Hoptown Harvest Festival, which will be Sept. 26 through Sept. 28 in downtown Hopkinsville.

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After a lengthy discussion amidst a power outage, technical issues and noisy weather, Hopkinsville City Council approved a municipal order to approve a budget amendment to the WINS budget, which included a pricey greenway extension plan.

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More than 140 soldiers, assigned to 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are scheduled to return Wednesday after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.

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Several companies from neighboring communities have already shown an interest in the 20 adults who are expected to enroll in certificate and training courses at the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center in Todd County.

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The legacy of the late gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith is on display today at Fancy Farm, where a booth sponsored by his supporters is slated to feature hemp products from across the state.

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Members of the Hopkinsville community welcomed Fire Engine No. 1 back to the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum, formerly the city's Central Fire Station, Friday afternoon.

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Christian County Public Schools announced Thursday that Christina Russell has been hired as the new college and career coach at Christian County High School. Russell is tasked with creating a schoolwide career and soft skills education program.

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

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PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Andy Ogletree took a peek at the bracket before the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals and made a prediction to his caddie: He would face John Augenstein in the final.

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The Friends of the George Coon Public library held an open house at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 13 to celebrate 25 years of service.

On Saturday, August 10, over 170 women from all around the region joined together in fellowship at the Lyon Convention Center in Eddyville for the first ever There is More Women's Conference.

Joshua B. Cook of Princeton, a Modern Woodmen of America Financial Representative, recently attended the Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute, held at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Ill.

A few members of the Adult Summer Reading Program at the George Coon Public Library were awarded grand prizes.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a public information meeting to update citizens on the preferred alternate route to widen and improve U.S. 641 through portions of Lyon and Caldwell counties between Fredonia and Eddyville.

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

The Trail of Tears Commission held its annual meeting on July 30 at Pagliai's restaurant with approximately 30 attendees.

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Two Oak Grove Police Department officers recently graduated from the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Basic Training Academy on Eastern Kentucky State University's campus in Richmond.

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At about 11 p.m. Tuesday, Derek R. Hill, 46, arrived at Hi-Road Gas Station on Hugh Hunter Road with multiple stab wounds at various parts of his body.

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Narcotics, counterfeit money and drug paraphernalia were found inside a residence at 624 Avondale Road during a search warrant executed Friday by Oak Grove Police Department officers.

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The following arrests were made by Oak Grove Police Department officers.

A Dawson Springs man accused of kidnapping his stepgranddaughter was set to appear in Hopkins Circuit Court on Monday, but his case was continued, Judge Jim Brantley announced in the courtroom.

The date has been set. Fun Night, a back-to-school tradition since 1974, will be Aug. 23 at Dawson Springs City Park.

Veteran. Prisoner of war. Purple Heart recipient. Dawsonian. And next month, a member of the Kentucky Veterans Hall of Fame.

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Tuesday:

A Dawson Springs man who served in two wars with two branches of the military and then served his community as councilman for 25 years has died.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Instead of "critical" violations, the health department now refers to these violations are "priority" violations. These require a follow-up inspection.

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UPDATE: Christian County Circuit Judge Adams court released Hill from Christian County Jail this morning on reconnaissance. Hill’s next court date is schedule for Aug. 28.

The Fredonia Valley Parade took place on Friday, Aug. 9. The grand marshals, clubs, organizations, politicians and members of the community rode through Fredonia on floats, cars, trucks and more. The community came out to enjoy the festivities and get…