The Dawson Springs Elementary School site-based decision-making council, which recently welcomed new members, had to cancel its meeting Monday due to lack of quorum.

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports recently:

On July 16, the Dawson Springs Police Department will say goodbye to its chief.

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The Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville would like to welcome a new trooper to its ranks.

The following food service establishment inspections were conducted by the Hopkins County Health Department through June 29:

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The Kentucky State Police have confirmed that Christopher Mitchell Johnston, 23 of Dawson Springs, has been arrested and charged with the stabbing death of George Burchett, 26 of Sebree.

With a renewed focus on safety and protecting critical transportation assets, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is launching Bridging Kentucky – a statewide bridge program that will rehabilitate or replace more than 1,000 bridges.

The Courier Journal won numerous awards recently at the annual Society of Professional Journalists Louisville Pro Chapter 2018 awards dinner and former Dawson Springs resident Scott Jennings received one of them.

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The judges at the Miss Dawson Springs pageant needed an extra glance at the contestants on Saturday night during the pageant in the multipurpose room at the school.

The Dawson Spring Police Department released the following reports:

The Dawson Springs Elementary School site-based decision-making council discussed who is coming and going on the council and school staff on Monday afternoon during its regular monthly meeting in the conference room.

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports:

The following food service establishment inspections were conducted by the Hopkins County Health Department through June 14:

A crowd of over 500 gathered at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, KY on June 11, 2018 to celebrate the 49th Annual Dinner Meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District.

The Hopkins County Democratic Women are hosting a Membership Tea on Monday, June 18 at Democratic HQ’s, 315 South Main St. (the old Kentucky Bank bldg. across from Multicare).

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Former Gov. Steve Beshear said the persistence of then-Madisonville Community College President Judy Rhoads and her husband, attorney Jerry Rhoads, and several others led to the creation of a postsecondary education building on the campus of MCC.

The Dawson Springs City Council approved the 2018-19 budget at a special meeting Tuesday, May 29. The council also approved Mayor Jenny Sewell to take care of any paperwork to transfer the American Legion property on Industrial Park Road to the city.  

The Tri-State Mobile Food Bank will be at Dawson Springs Independent Schools on Saturday to give food to those in need.

The Dawson Springs Elementary School’s site-based decision-making council had a special meeting Monday night to discuss the certified evaluation plan and the fifth and sixth grade mathematics teaching position, which will now be held by Misty Gipson.

The following food service establishment inspections were conducted by the Hopkins County Health Department through May 31:

Former Kentucky governor and Dawson Springs native Steve Beshear will be at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a Madisonville Community College building named in his honor.

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Children in Dawson Springs are able to pick up lunch every weekday throughout the summer as part of the summer food program.

During the “My Home” Dinner and Concert being prepared for June 9, 2018, 6:00 PM, Dawson Springs Community Center,  Rev. Jackie Mathis is preparing to sing a couple of tunes.   The first tune he will sing is, “The Wreck of the Old 97”.  

With spring now in full swing, people are taking advantage of the warmer weather and spending more time outside. This also is the time when tick activity increases across Kentucky.

The McLean County attorney has reviewed the investigative report on a charge of harassment and will not prosecute a superintendent who has resigned, Kentucky State Police said Friday.