Garth Gamblin spent 82 years defying odds, choosing to find “opportunities” in what most of us would call “handicaps.”
To help ring in the summer season, the United Way of the Coalfield is selling tickets to raffle off a kayak, life vest and paddle in hopes of inching closer toward its campaign goal.
With a 2-month-old daughter in a Louisville hospital and four more children to care for, Jermonte Rushing and his wife, Erica, fully realize just how important having a home to call their own will be as they work to raise a family in Madisonville.
In the movie “27 Dresses,” actress Katherine Heigl portrays a character who served as maid of honor in 27 weddings. For Dawson Springs Independent’s district art teacher Cindy Crider, the most elegant night of the school year — prom — has been all hers 27 times.
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park’s Spring Photography Weekend returned to the local event calendar last month, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were changes to the traditional contest.
Hopkins County Central’s Hailey Stokes was focused helping customers in the drive-thru at Hometown Pharmacy in Madisonville last Thursday and didn’t notice when her parents, grandmother and employees of Madisonville’s branch of Independence Bank entered the business.
When the world shut down last year because of COVID-19, many elective medical procedures and tests were put on hold, including screenings for cancer.
The Battle of Sacramento Reenactment committee met April 13 to discuss the future of the battle after taking an off year in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee has made the decision to end the battle reenactments after 25 years.
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.