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Two EF-1 tornadoes hit southeast of Hopkinsville Saturday morning, according to preliminary damage survey results released Sunday evening by the National Weather Service-Paducah. Teams are still surveying the area.

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Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks announced Monday afternoon that he will resign in order to accept the executive director position with the South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council.

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Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks will be stepping down from the helm of the city following an announcement Monday that Hendricks, who was serving his second term as mayor, has been named the new executive director of the South Western Kentucky Economic Development Council.

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The 6-year-old boy has been found safe after being reported missing Sunday evening from the 1200 block of East 18th Street, according to the Emergency Communications Center. 

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Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman announced new members of their team today, and Hopkinsville's Jeff Taylor will serve as commissioner for Business Development at the Cabinet for Economic Development.

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Hopkinsville Middle School again led the Kentucky Youth Assembly at the 2019 KYA Assembly that was recently hosted in Louisville and Frankfort.

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With temperatures set to drop below 20 degrees F, the Salvation Army of Hopkinsville will open its extreme weather event shelter from 7 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. Tuesday in the Soup Kitchen at 313 E. Seventh St. 

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Starting today, Hopkinsville Public Works Department will be paving Earl Drive from West Seventh Street to Jeffrey Drive, Jeffrey Drive from Earl Drive to end-of-maintenance, and if time allows, Brame Drive from Sanderson Drive to end-of-maintenance.

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Trigg County Superintendent Travis Hamby announced his resignation Thursday to the Trigg County Board of Education.

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A Hopkinsville woman is hosting a community water fight Friday afternoon to join the nationwide anti-gun-violence initiative and to remember her late uncle who was shot and killed last year.

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Less than a year after Ofc. Phillip Meacham was shot and killed, another Hopkinsville Police Department officer has been shot in the line of duty.

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The Christian County Board of Education just announced that it will be holding a public hearing in the CCBE meeting room  on Feb. 21, 2019 to hear public comments regarding a tax levy. 

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Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc. has announced several local job openings at online job sites including glassdoor.com and careerarc.com, where the company is seeking applicants for the following four positions, i.e., sales associates, sales supervisors, stocking associates and stocking supervisors.

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Hopkinsville Community College’s Emerging Technology Center has run into construction delays. According to HCC representatives, the delays are normal.

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Ten categories of infrastructure received an overall grade of C- in the “2019 Report Card for Kentucky’s Infrastructure” released earlier this week by the Kentucky Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, a press release from the society noted.

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Some Oak Grove city employees received a tax refund recently they might not have been expecting. Not expecting, because it was money that should not have been taken from them to begin with.

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Due to the Wind Chill Advisory Forecast, Christian County Public Schools grades Kindergarten - 12th Grade are on a two hour delay for the morning of Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.

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The Kentucky New Era promoted one of its own to digital editor Monday. Jon Russelburg will focus on the digital presence and strategy of the newspaper while continuing to provide daily coverage of education and politics. He will analyze and experiment with existing and potential digital tools to help the New Era’s content better serve its current audience and reach new audiences.

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The Amber alert for Isaih Boren has been canceled, and Isaih has been found safe and is being reunited with family, according to a tweet from Kentucky State Police.

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A Kickstarter campaign intended to help Graham and Heather Dawson open their new business in the former Young Hardware location downtown is drawing near the end, and in the waning hours of the fundraiser, Graham Dawson said he was optimistic about reaching its $50,000 goal.

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The Hopkinsville mayoral election is coming fast and the campaigns are in full swing. But how much does it cost to run for mayor of Hopkinsville in 2018?

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Officials a week ago Monday posted signs in the local community signifying that Christian County is a Work Ready Community. The certification is a measure of the community’s workforce quality and assures business and industry that the county is committed to providing the highly skilled workf…

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A coalition of organizations representing business, education advocates, civil rights groups and community leaders commend the Kentucky Department of Education and the Board of Education for attention to a more meaningful high school diploma that helps move more students from graduation to c…

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Metro-Atlanta author Andrew Snorton, who is coming off appearances at the Literary Festival of Charlotte, the African-American Authors’ Festival in Nashville, and the Atlanta African-American Book Festival, is hosting a book-signing 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Place 2B located at 1405 Wal…

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Pennyrile Electric President & CEO, Greg Grissom, announced his resignation at today's board meeting of the cooperative.

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In recognition of National 811 Day Saturday, Atmos Energy Corporation reminds homeowners, construction crews, and do-it-yourselfers to call 811 before digging into their next outdoor project.