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Madisonville Community College has released the Fall 2019 Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester and were enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at the 100-level or higher.

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Blair is a 6-month-old kitten, and this beautiful girl and her brother, Banjo, have been at HCHS since Aug. 30, and are our longest resident kittens! Life as a kitten in a shelter is sometimes ruff, but Blair is always happy and ready to play! She loves to cuddle and romp around with her ken…

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A year ago, I shared with you all the list of books I read in 2018 and set a goal for myself of reading 26 books in 2019, or one book every two weeks. This didn’t sound like a tremendously hard thing to do, but I found myself shy by four books at Thanksgiving. Nevertheless, as I write this, …

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Our little community has been overwhelmed with sadness in 2020. Our beloved, smiling friend passed as quietly as she lived Sunday evening in CCU. Joan Baize Rickard, whom we called Jo Anne, was 86. She was married to Korean War veteran Wm "Willie" Rickard almost 67 years. She was a favorite …

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The 38th Annual MLK Celebration will be Saturday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. at Byrnes Auditorium on the MCC Health Campus. The Keynote Speaker will be Rev. Dr. Kilen K. Gray. Special musical guests will be the Ladies of Praise Mass Choir from Evansville; Awesome Praise from Hopkinsville; and the cho…

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Good morning Hopkins County. It is a beautiful day here in Hopkins County, the heart of the West Kentucky coalfield. As always, the Hardwick family hopes and prays that you and yours have had a great week.

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Greetings Anton neighbors near and far. On Jan. 9, I celebrated a new start in life with the gift from God of a new liver a year ago. I was blessed by the skills of Dr. Eric Davis and the liver transplant team at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

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Piano students of Frances Beshear recently performed in Recital at Greater Lighthouse Pentecostal Church. Music selections included Christmas, classical and Disney. Pictured are, front row, Elite Mallory, Kylie Watkins, Audriana Hardin, Elin Akers, Kalysta Pryor, Eric Blake and Alivia Lindse…

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Happy Wednesday, Dawson Springs. As coordinator of Fun Night, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of my fellow members of the Dawson Springs Community Schools Parent-Teacher Organization to invite you to bring a lawn chair on down to the city park on Friday night for some fine en…

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The Conservatory of Music held its Spring Piano Concert on May 14 at First United Methodist Church. Each student performed one or two pieces of music from memory or in duet form.

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I kept my hand raised for so long I thought it might fall off. “Young man,” Representative Gumpster, who was introducing the 999056 bill, said. “Pages aren’t allowed to speak in session. Therefore, this better be urgent. Please stand and state your name... Oh, you’re Woody, correct?”

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Greetings to and from Anton wherever you are. I have had two people ask where Anton is lately, so let me say we are east of Pennyrile Parkway 169, but I do write about people and students in the Brown Road area, as well as those that attend JMMS, even if they are not on the east side of the …

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Happy Wednesday, Dawson Springs. As coordinator of Fun Night, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of my fellow members of the Dawson Springs Community Schools Parent-Teacher Organization to invite you to bring a lawn chair on down to the city park Friday night for some fine enter…

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This is Sugar. She is approximately 1.5 years old. Sugar loves to play outside and gets along well with children and big dogs. Sometimes she is a little aggressive around small dogs. Her adoption fee has been sponsored so she is ready for a good home. To meet Sugar and other dogs and cats, v…

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The United Way of the Coalfield chili cook off will be held from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today at the Farmer's Market Pavilion at the Hopkins County Fairgrounds. Bowls of chili, fixings and a drink will be offered for $5. All proceeds benefit the United Way of the Coalfield. For more informatio…

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EARLINGTON -- God is great, and greatly to be praised. How are you this fine morning? We are blessed, dear friend.