The Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced multiple winners of the Bill Corum Community Service Award earlier this month as Tim Thomas and Don and Mary Susan Fishman were honored.
Following a long COVID-19 shutdown, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is kicking off spring with a bang just in time for Easter.
On Friday, April 30, the International Cowboy Church Alliance Network will begin its “Spring Round-Up Celebration” at West Dawson, located at 3420 Huddleston Loop.
In a packed room at the Ballard Convention Center on Tuesday, Feb. 23, locals listened to how a bourbon distillery could play into the economic growth of Hopkins County.
The swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20 was a moment of firsts for the nation and personally tugged on the heartstrings of one local elected official.
Performing arts can sometimes be an overlooked curriculum in schools, but for Hopkins County students, the show must go — even if it’s in a digital format.
As the weather gets colder, understanding how to keep pets safe and warm is crucial, says an official from the Hopkins County Humane Society.
The Hopkins County Genealogical Society has mailed out flyers to all residents in Hopkins County to announce their second deadline for the upcoming Hopkins County Family History Book set for Wednesday, Mar. 31.
In the parking lot of White Plains City Hall, a group of people from different community organizations worked together to divide up the food the city donated to their organizations.
A homemade cookbook — where the recipes include bologna pizza, chocolate gravy and spam burritos — can only be found in work created by kindergartners from a local school.
Perry and Shannon Utley wanted to bring some joy to children during the holiday season so they started decorating their house in Christmas lights about eight years ago.
More than 6,000 pounds of food can go a long way toward helping those in need, says Marci Cox, director of the Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County.
Never Underestimate You! That’s the mantra behind a new campaign for the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship, an effort to boost education and employability among adults.
Hopkins County high school students are invited to participate in an Essay Contest organized as part of Hopkins County’s 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
Heart disease is one of our nation’s most common health problem — the leading cause of death for Americans age 35 and older. Introducing advancements in the medical technology used to diagnose and treat this condition is more critical than ever before at Baptist Health Madisonville.
Lora Morris, of Madisonville, was nominated by Mike Davenport, professor and director of workforce solutions, and Britney Mitchell, workforce development liaison, for the September Student of the Month Award.
Haylee Taylor, O.D., of Madisonville, Kentucky, was among 134 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. Taylor graduated Beta Sigma Kappa, a designation for students demonstrating exceptional academic achievement.
The Dawson Springs Family Resource Youth Services Center was the recipient of a $400 donation made by longtime banking professionals Paul Hooks, Christy Sisk, Nancy Shelton and Amie Thomas.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Colon Cancer Awareness month and the activities used to educate the community about colon cancer symptoms, risks and treatments were canceled. However, the topic deserves to be revisited now that Baptist Health Madisonville is providing elective services and scr…
Sabrina is up for adoption at Hopkins County Humane Society. This sweet girl is all smiles and love while she patiently awaits the moment she meets her furever family. Sabrina is a 2-year-old, 50-pound Terrier mix. She is great with other dogs and kids. She’s a laid back, lovable girl. Sabri…
Hopkins County Schools has focused on the theme “Vision 2020 — Learn & Inspire” throughout this school year. With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have tried our best to keep that focus while serving our children and the community in ways we could not have anticipated last August.
Hopkins County Government Offices are closed to in-person traffic until April 3, 2020. All county solid waste convenience centers will continue normal operations and will be open regular hours.
As your Circuit Court Clerk, I thank the citizens of Hopkins County for their patience and understanding during this difficult and challenging time. We are still doing our best to serve the public in the areas that we are able.
As I write this, the citizens of our communities and our country have made significant alterations to their lifestyles. We are thirsty for answers and hungry for resolve. However, there remains great uncertainty over the course of the foreseeable future.
In one of Hank Williams Jr’s songs, he says, “I never back down and I love a good challenge.” I feel the same, but I surely never thought I would face a challenge like this!
Good morning, Dawson Springs. Spring break is just around the corner, and with the current concerns and restrictions on travel, there is a gem of a local option for you to consider. The boat dock, mini-golf, 18-hole golf course, campground, hiking trails, lodge, and cabins will be up and run…
Greetings Anton neighbors near and far. The news recently has made us wary of handshakes and hugs, but smiling and waving are still in high regard so practice them frequently. There is always a way to lift someone’s day.
I have enjoyed writing the trilogy of E’ton’s Black Heritage. My sister and I have researched many of these surnames for our Gone But Not Forgotten books, but we didn’t attempt to put together three to five generations when we did those.
Good morning, Hopkins County. It’s another day closer to spring, and another beautiful day in the heart of the west Kentucky coalfield. As always the Hardwick family hopes and prays that you and yours have had a great week since my last article.
State aid has been eliminated from the House budget. If this budget passes as written, it will affect every public library in the state. Please read below and take action!
Meet Dodger. Dodger is a 6-month-old, 45 lb bundle of love. Dodger is great with other dogs and loves to play with his kennel-mate out in the yard. He has a beautiful personality to go with his beautiful eyes, and he’s at the perfect age to grow and learn with his furever family. Dodger woul…
Girl Scout Troop 892 recently toured the Madisonville Police Department. Before the tour, they gifted 50 care bags for our men and women in “Blue” to offer hanks for taking care of our community. Pictured are, from left, Bella Willis, Elizabeth Thornton, Hadley Webb, Adalynn Willis, Lucia Ha…
Meet Dodger. Dodger is a 6-month-old, 45-pound bundle of love. Dodger is great with other dogs and loves to play with his kennel-mate out in the yard. He has a beautiful personality to go with his beautiful eyes, and he’s at the perfect age to grow and learn with his furever family. Dodger w…