The Hopkinsville Municipal Center will reopen to in-person guests Monday, and Hopkinsville City Council will resume meeting in person Tuesday with a multitude of COVID-19 precautions in place.
With summer heat on the rise, the Hopkinsville Fire Department and Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to help the community cool down.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Primary election results were a slow burn this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Christian County votes were announced promptly Tuesday morning on the Christian County Clerk’s website.
The U.S. Army is kicking off its first nationwide virtual hiring campaign Tuesday through Thursday with a goal of recruiting 10,000 new soldiers to serve in 150 different occupations.
Crofton native Adia Snorton Johnson said she felt a wave of emotions Thursday standing among the crowd of hundreds that gathered at the Kentucky State Capitol to demand justice for Breonna Taylor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Hopkinsville Committee of the Whole heard a plan Thursday from Community Development Services about how to distribute Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 funds the city has received from HUD.
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.
State Rep. Charles Booker showed up in Hopkinsville one last time before next Tuesday’s primary election to rally up supporters for his bid at the U.S. Senate and unseating Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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…
Despite nursing homes being locked down because of the pandemic, residents can still vote in the upcoming election via absentee ballot.
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.
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…
On the precinct issue, Humphries said opening more than one location is nearly impossible, noting that the James E. Bruce Convention Center was chosen because it is equipped to hold a large number of people.
Change and action converged Saturday afternoon in Hopkinsville, as a man walking 1,000 miles from Huntsville, Alabama, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, made a stop along his journey at a rally in Peace Park.
The Dawson Springs man accused of attempted murder of a Christian County sheriff’s deputy was arraigned on his charges Monday in Christian District Court.
"One man, two feet." That's the slogan Terry Willis has coined for his 1,000-mile trek from Huntsville, Alabama, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in honor of George Floyd.
Mary Keel Bryan, widow of former Mayor Wally Bryan, has joined the Challenge House Board of Directors in an effort to continue his mission for the local nonprofit.
A demonstration is planned for 4 p.m. Saturday at Peace Park, building on Hopkinsville's growing "I Can't Breathe" movement to improve police relations with the black community.
Hopkinsville City Council decided to pump the brakes on approving nonpartisan elections at Tuesday’s special-called virtual meeting.
Nearly a year after its approval in the 2019-2020 budget, the City of Hopkinsville has made its records open to the public online via hop kinsvilleky.us in hopes of a more transparent relationship with its citizens.
A candlelight vigil is set for 7 tonight in Oak Grove for 5-year-old MarQuana DeWayne' McClure, who died Friday after being struck by a pickup truck on Pembroke Oak Grove Road.
Local business owner and farmer James Roy Knight Jr. announced his official candidacy for Hopkinsville mayor Thursday evening.
The Stadium of Champions was an arena of empty seats Friday evening as Christian County Public Schools hosted the Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies virtually on YouTube and the CCPS website.