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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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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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Hopkinsville media outlets are at risk of losing access to local law enforcement channels on police scanners; however, Hopkinsville Police Department is working on a solution that keeps the media informed and keeps the agency in compliance with state and federal regulations.

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On the heels of Hopkinsville being named the youngest city in Kentucky, business professionals gathered Tuesday to figure out how to attract and retain more young professionals to the area.

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The Harlem Wizards, a show basketball team, are coming to Pembroke Elementary School on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2:30 p.m. To promote the game, Wizards' player "Artist" came to Christian County Middle School and Pembroke Elementary School Friday.

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Two area lawmakers have helped propel Kentucky to the No. 1 spot in the nation with their attention to child custody laws in the state.

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The late Beverly Whitfield's legacy, the imprint she leaves behind in the city she called home, is the time she spent encouraging a love of literacy in other people, said Wayne Goolsby, board president of the Christian County Literacy Council.

JAI HIGHLEY, Age Now: 17, Missing: 09/03/2019. Missing From LOUISVILLE, KY. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Louisville Metropolitan Police Department (Kentucky) 1-502-574-7111.

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HYPE (Hopkinsville Young Professionals Engage) seeks to involve young professionals in their community. The group is hoping to attract new members to its ranks and wants to develop members’ leadership skills and get them involved in the community.

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Two Christian County Public Schools’ employees were recently recognized in the Kentucky Music Educators Association for their service to music education, according to a CCPS news release. 

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With the Christian County Public Schools’ nickel tax election two months away, the district is putting its campaign in full gear. Today, the district officially launches vote-for-our-schools.com, a website aimed at educating the public about the proposed tax and, the district hopes, gaining …

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Last weekend, over 29,000 people swarmed downtown Hopkinsville for the fourth annual Summer Salute Festival. The food and music were great, but the festival made one thing very clear.

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When families are engaged — children do better in school. The same holds true for communities. When communities are engaged and hold high-expectations for all of their schools — schools and children do better. Thus, as another school year begins, our shared goal must be to build the capacity…

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Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Harmon released three Agreed-Upon Procedures reports Wednesday. In 2018 the Kentucky General Assembly allowed county sheriffs and clerks -- that met certain criteria -- to apply for an Agreed-Upon Procedures engagement instead of fee account audits.

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Cadiz Police Chief Chad Grace officially resigned from his position Monday morning according to a statement from Mayor Todd King.

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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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Hopkinsville City Councilwoman Kimberly McCarley, 49, Hopkinsville, was indicted by a Christian County Grand Jury Friday on charges of forgery.

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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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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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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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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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Carnival rides, games and live music are just a few things guests can expect when attending the ninth annual Kelly Little Green Men Days Festival from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Kelley Station Park, 7440 Old Madisonville Road.

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The Kentucky General Assembly passed a law during its last general session requiring all public schools to display "In God We Trust" in all prominent areas of school buildings before the beginning of the school year.

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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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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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Monday afternoon, Brigitte Ramsey, executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, spoke to the community about how to better Christian County Public Schools. Her speech was part of the committee's community profile for the district in 2018.

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The Kentucky New Era is partnering with the United States Postal Service in Hopkinsville to improve the delivery process of the community's newspaper. This partnership with the USPS offers a more reliable distribution of the community’s news of record. The newspaper will be delivered with subscribers’ mail each day, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 13.

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It was the winter of 2017, and I had just moved to Hopkinsville with my better half for her work. At the time, I was working from home, writing for an outdoor magazine.