Pull out your camera and dust off your walking shoes, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is hosting the first in-person photography contest since the pandemic began last year.
On Tuesday, Earlington Mayor Phillip Hunt announced at the city council’s meeting that the Pennyrile Allied Community Services office will be at city hall on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon for a pre-registration event for senior citizens seeking utility bill assistance.
While positive cases of COVID-19 are on the decline, the month of September still proved to be the deadliest month for Hopkins County since the pandemic began in March of 2020. Last month saw 24 Hopkins County residents die from virus related complications, the highest monthly total on record.
Six people were arrested Tuesday and charged with drug trafficking and controlled substance possession following a search warrant executed at a Madisonville home.
The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center will have its Bloodmobile in action at an employee blood drive at ResCare Community Living-Outwood on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Time to dust off the lawn chair, the Bluegrass on Beshear Pickin’ Life event is back from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Lake Beshear.
Longtime area journalist Matt Hughes has been named editor of The Messenger, Publisher Mike Alexieff announced Friday. Hughes replaces Jon Garrett, who resigned after leading the paper for the past two and a half years.
Dawson Springs native Adrian Melendez has moved through the ranks of Amazon to become the Director of Operations for the latest Amazon Air hub at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Cloudy weather and the threat of rain didn’t stop local first responders from enjoying the Hometown Heroes Cookout sponsored by the Madisonville North Hopkins High School FFA club on Wednesday.
The Dawson Springs City Council will meet in a special session at 5:30 p.m. today in council chambers to conduct a second reading of Tax Ordinance 2021-04.
The tax bills for the Dawson Springs Independent School District will be delayed being sent out until Nov. 15 as the district is set to advertise the proposal for a 45 day period, which overlaps into the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office’s normal tax collection time.
A boil water advisory has been set for the entire City of Madisonville after Total Coliform and E.Coli bacteria were confirmed to be found in the water supply when a sample taken on Wednesday came back positive.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul stopped in Madisonville Wednesday to meet with community leaders and constituents during a five-county tour across the western part of the commonwealth.
Like most school systems in the commonwealth,the Dawson springs Independent School System is struggling to keep its doors open as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc in Hopkins County.
A Dawson Springs man died from self-inflicted gunshot wounds after he was pulled over by Paducah police in a stolen vehicle, according to police reports.
Dawson Springs Police Capt. Lance Nosbusch was one of 23 law enforcement officers to graduate Friday from the Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision.
What has been in the planning stages for months became official Wednesday when Baptist Health and the Deaconess Health System joined forces to form Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville.
In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day on Tuesday, Aug. 31, BrightView Madisonville Addiction Treatment Center will host a Community Resource Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the community.
On a hot summer day, the Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce offered local employees ice cream and snow cones to show their appreciation and to spread a little kindness.
Baptist Health Madisonville and the Hopkins County Jail are both suspending visitation at their respective facilities effective immediately due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Hopkins County.
Two suspects facing child sexual abuse charges have moved forward in the court system with one being referred to the grand jury and another scheduled for a preliminary hearing.
A Dawson Springs man, who avoided capture for weeks, was arrested Wednesday by authorities for a variety of gun-related and wanton endangerment charges dating back to mid-July.
Janet Lavon Crick, 80, of Dawson Springs, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Baptist Health Deaconess in Madisonville. Mrs. Crick was born Nov. 26, 1940, to the late William Acie Matheny and Eloise Irene Walker Matheny Alexander. Mrs. Crick worked for several years at Ottenheimer Manufa…
Ronald Anthony Johnson, 73, of Providence, KY went to be with the Lord suddenly Monday, October 18, 2021 at his residence.
Judy Marie Miller, 76, of Dawson Springs, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville. Mrs. Miller was born July 29, 1945, in Madisonville to the late James C. Sisk and Irene Baker Sisk. She was a 1964 graduate of Union County High School. Mrs. Miller worke…
Tomasha Matchem, 41, of Madisonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.
Billy “Rex” Brewer, 90, of Dawson Springs, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at Ascension St. Vincent in Evansville, IN. Mr. Brewer was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, to the late Jesse Brewer and Jenny Bell Tittle Brewer. Mr. Brewer was an industrious man. He owned and oper…
Editor’s note: This is an open letter from Dawson Springs Superintendent Lenny Whalen to all parents and guardians of kids in the Dawson system.