The Dawson Springs City Council chambers at the municipal building were packed with school and county officials, police officers and citizens Monday night as members tackled a packed agenda.
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.
The deadline for residents to apply for a scattered site housing rehabilitation grant has been extended, said Hopkins magistrate Charlie Beshears.
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.
Kentucky’s cigarette tax just went up 83 percent, from 60 cents per pack to $1.10 a pack. Anti-smoking and health advocates hope the 50-cent increase, effective Sunday, will prompt smokers to kick the habit.
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 Springs Independent Schools board met in regular session on Monday, June 25, and rounded out the fiscal year.
The Professional Women’s Club of Dawson Springs will host the Miss Dawson Springs pageant next weekend, and 10 young women have applied for a chance to be crowned the winner.
The Dawson Springs Police Department is asking for information about someone who damaged the storefront and stole several bottles of liquor from TrailTown Spirits around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
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.
What looked like a routine Dawson Springs City Council meeting on the agenda turned out to be an eventful one with the addition of two items to the agenda.
Superintendent Lenny Whalen and the Dawson Springs Board of Education would like to invite all family, friends and current and former co-workers to stop by for a special 40-year retirement social for Jenny Bruce.
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).
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 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.
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.
Dawson Springs Independent Schools announced Tuesday, May 22, the hiring of a new athletic director and elementary school assistant principal.
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.