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Hopkinsville City Council got an earful from residents at Tuesday’s city council meeting, with many saying they wanted more time and effort put into educating the community about nonpartisan elections.

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The first in-person Hopkinsville City Council meeting was filled with emotions from citizens and council members speaking out about the nonpartisan elections ordinance that the council voted for Tuesday.

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The free Hoptown Hose Down will be from 2 to 3 p.m. on weekdays through Aug. 31. The daily schedule includes:

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Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday that the 34th Pennyrile Senior Games, which were scheduled this September, have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Though Pennyrile Electric’s 83rd annual membership meeting scheduled for Tuesday was canceled out of COVID-19 concerns for public health and restrictions of public events, the cooperative provided updates typically shared at the annual meeting through a news release.

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Online registration for the Christian County Public Schools 2020-21 school year is now open. All students must be registered before the school year begins on Aug. 27.

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A news release from Harper House announced Tuesday morning that the independent dining restaurant in Cadiz will be temporarily closing as it undergoes a change in day-to-day operations and management. During this time, Triplets will remain open for business.

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Longtime Ward 9 incumbent Patricia Waddell-Bell maintained her seat on Hopkinsville City Council facing a close race with Ardell Owens, her first challenger in several years.

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The Christian County Health Department announced Thursday afternoon that it received information about the county’s fourth COVID-19 related death.

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The Blue Light Tower call boxes on the Hopkinsville Rail Trail greenway system are now available should trail users need assistance in the event of a medical event, lost child, bike fall or other emergency.

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Early in-person voting appointments have ended, and the Christian County Clerk’s Office will only be open until 6 p.m. today for absentee voters to drop off their ballots in the election drop box inside the building.

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Most of the time, helping the people of our community navigate state government is one of my favorite parts of being a legislator. While the Kentucky Constitution does not grant legislators any direct authority over an executive branch program, I am often able to help cut the red tape and ge…

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The Christian County Chamber of Commerce has formed an Economic Recovery Team comprised of key organizations, business leaders and local government to help connect area businesses to resources and identify actions needed to ensure economic prosperity for the county.

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U.S. Senate candidate Mike Broihier is one of many hoping to unseat Majority Leader Mitch McConnell this fall; however, as Broihier heads into the Democratic primary election Tuesday, he is focusing on his platform and how timely some issues have become in the past few months.

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The sample ballot in Wednesday’s Kentucky New Era includes every race that could appear on the Christian County primary election ballot on Tuesday. However, Elections Coordinator Melinda Humphries said there has been some confusion with early voters who expect every race to be on their ballot.

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The following items will be available from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday at the Downtown Farmers Market at Founders Square:

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JCPenney is closing for good at Bradford Square in Hopkinsville. Local employees could not comment on the official closing date. According to JCPenney media relations, approximately 150 sites are closing, including four other Kentucky stores. The company’s website says it takes 10 to 16 week…

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Hopkinsville City Council Ward 9 candidates Patricia Waddell-Bell and Ardell Owens shared their views on how to manage the city’s finances, the Inner City REZ budget and the quality of life for residents during their televised debate Thursday.

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Starting Monday, a segment of the Hopkinsville Greenway Rail Trail will be closed from 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. for easement clearing work. The closed Rail Trail section is between the Dog Park at Pardue Lane and the bridge over Cox Mill Road, a stretch of just over a half-mile. The work is exp…