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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.

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Instead of the annual Christmas Parade the Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Club will be having a Christmas Parade of Lights from Dec. 5-19.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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!

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At this time of uncertainty, I would like to thank you all for following the requests from the President and Governor of Kentucky during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Coronavirus pandemic is effecting many areas of our lives — our jobs, schools, events, vacations and daily habits. This is a respiratory virus, similar to the flu, but it’s more severe.

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The City of Nebo will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, March 17 to discuss the Union Cemetery fence repairs. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Nebo Community Center, 100 South Bernard St. The public is invited to attend, especially those with interests in the Union Cemetery. Contac…

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Ms. Jessie is one of my favorite E’ton poets. I love her ‘30s word choices and expressions which seem to have remained a part of her in her 90 years.

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Want some information on D&D? Heard of it, but only heard scary things? Dungeons and Dragons brings so many learning and educational opportunities to the foreground.

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Greetings Anton neighbors near and far. Happy belated birthday to Beverly Lander who celebrated her day on March 4. I remembered the anniversary as it’s the same as ours, but I slipped up on the birthday.

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Good morning, Hopkins County. What a night — hard winds and thunderstorms. However, this is a new day, and it’s a beautiful day in Hopkins County and as always, the Hardwicks hope and pray that you and yours have a had a great week.

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Ebony is around 1-year-old and came to HCHS as a stray on Sept. 14, and has been patiently waiting for her furever family to find her. This black beauty is super sweet, but a little shy around new people! When she warms up to you it’s all purrs, and head rubs, and cuddling — believe us when …

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This has been a sad week for E’ton and our communities. Kathryn Glover Fox, who was a staple on Wilson Street throughout my childhood and teen years, passed away at the age of 98. Her late husband Herman Fox was a classmate (EHS ’36) and close friend of my dad Liggett Cothran.

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Hi, I’m Ashley! I am the Adult Programming and Marketing Coordinator at HCMPL I’d like to share with you our services, programs and special events going on this month.

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Mama Mia! This sweet 2-year-old cat is looking for her “purrever” home at Hopkins County Humane Society! She is a Domestic Shorthair Brown Tabby, this girl has some gorgeous red/auburn colors in her too! She’s a sight to see, and just so lovely to be around! She’s the queen of head bops, lov…