Although the Hopkins County Family YMCA has run its Summer Food Service Program every year for the last 30 years, this summer they are doing things differently.
The Hopkins County mobile voting unit spent Friday, May 22 at Veterans Park in Dawson Springs. Deputy Clerk Jenny Menser said 250 people visited by 2 p.m. to mark primary election ballots. The “voting truck” is making stops across the county before the June 2 primary.
Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Dawson Springs City Council began with a moment of silence held in memory of former mayor Stacia Peyton, who died on May 15. Peyton served as mayor of Dawson Springs for over 14 years, was a member of the city council for one term, and was appointed as the De…
“I think Friday evening is going to be a very nice event,” said Supt. Lenny Whalen at Monday night’s meeting of the Dawson Springs Board of Education in regards to commencement exercises for the DSHS Class of 2020.
Attorney Chris Oglesby officially became a Hopkins County Circuit judge on Monday on the steps of the Judicial Center. Chief Judge Susan McClure led the oath of office, praising Oglesby as a man with “both the head and heart for the job.” Oglesby was joined by daughter Harper and wife Lorie.…
With Gov. Andy Beshear requesting Kentuckians to light their houses and businesses green to honor those that have died from COVID-19, Elliot Mortuary is hosting a tree-lighting ceremony Saturday evening.
Students across Kentucky are staying active with their local 4-H clubs in several ways as competitions continue with virtual presentations from livestock to communications for the first time.
While people attempt to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus, local industry is also looking for security from the devastating economic impact the virus has caused.
Over the last five years, pastor Paul Lovan has volunteered at the Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County. This week, he took on a new role — operations manger.
With masks and gloves on, staff members at Dawson Springs Independent School system handed out the first of the May meals earlier this week.
The coronavirus invaded a new Hopkins County nursing home Tuesday. And Madisonville’s mayor hinted for the first time that summer concerts could be affected.
For one elderly Hopkins County resident who is stuck at home and not able to have his regular routine, with the only exception of taking care of his wife who needs around the clock care, a hot meal can go a long way.
If you want to watch live baseball in Hopkins County this summer, you might have to organize a game in your backyard — and the catcher might not be the only one wearing a mask.
For families with members in longterm care facilities, an essential struggle during this time has been not being able to see their loved ones face to face.
As the school year winds down, important end of term information regarding final grades, locker belongings and virtual celebrations are coming to light through each school in the county.
With an empty campus at Madisonville Community College, preparation is underway for the Glema Center for the Arts renovations. Director Brad Downall said he had concentrated his time while working from home on firming up bids for the remodeling project.
Free testing for the coronavirus began in Madisonville on Tuesday. And one woman shared the personal tests she has faced from a virus that killed her father, along with 15 others in Hopkins County.
A funeral procession for Lance A. Pace, 30, Madisonville, is led by Dawson Springs Police Chief Mike Opalek on Wednesday afternoon, April 15, on Industrial Park Road. Pace died April 11 after a battle with cancer. Pace was a school bus driver for the Dawson Springs school district, and other…
Trooper Cody Kromer of Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville, observed a 1993 Chevrolet Baretta traveling at a high rate of speed, in Earlington, around 5:30 PM on March 9, 2020.
Unemployment due to the coronavirus have put a lot of stress on food banks. But on Tuesday, the Hopkins County Fiscal Court voted to give four of them some help.
Three Dexter Lane residents face charges following an incident early Thursday morning in Webster County, according to reports from the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.
A Madisonville nursing home confirmed Tuesday it’s dealing with the coronavirus. And for the first time, a Hopkins County patient was identified — possibly the oldest one of all.
Dawson Springs Independent Schools Superintendent Lenny Whalen said students will have their required time in by Friday, May 1, and he will present that date as the last day of instruction at the school board meeting Monday night.