A Dawson Springs man accused of kidnapping his stepgranddaughter was set to appear in Hopkins Circuit Court on Monday, but his case was continued, Judge Jim Brantley announced in the courtroom.
The 139th annual St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic attracted huge crowds Saturday who flocked to the church fundraiser for mouth-watering barbecue and to watch Kentucky candidates argue their case, trade insults and share punchlines.
Gov. Matt Bevin on Monday announced that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to 49 counties and 122 municipalities that qualify to receive funds from the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund coal severance program.
The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is now taking applications for its next Academy class, scheduled to begin in May of 2020. This class will be a historic opportunity as it is the agency's 100th Academy Class since the creation of KSP in 1948. Interested applicants should visit the KSP website …
The coming of a new school year serves as a reminder of the importance to enhance student and school safety. Medical professionals regularly encourage everyone in the school community to be properly trained on how to stop bleeding before first responders arrive at the scene.
No more Code Red alerts. As of Sept. 1, Hopkins County will switch from Code Red for emergency notifications to Smart 911, according to a news release from Hopkins County Central Dispatch.
New research shows that skin-cancer rates have surged among young women, likely because they use tanning beds, but health experts warn that exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays puts us all at risk, so it's important to always take precautions when out in the sun.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentuckians to celebrate Kentucky Farmers' Markets Week by visiting a local market and posting photos from their visit to Instagram in August. Entrants could win a basket of Kentucky Proud products.
Dawson Springs School announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch/National School Breakfast for the 2019-20 school year. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at the following sites:
While participation in the Summer Food Service Program is on the decline nationally, Kentucky's participation increased in 2018 for the third year in a row, according to a new report from the nonprofit Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The number of meals served to Kentucky's childre…
Justice Deputy Secretary Jon Grate joined Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders in recognizing 14 outstanding civilian employees for their unwavering devotion to the agency. The 2019 KSP Civilian Awards Ceremony celebrating these individuals was held in Lexington on July 19.
Evolving research shows that electronic cigarettes' secondhand aerosol (it's not vapor, despite what the industry says) is not without health risk, and experts warn users to not "vape" around children, Michael O. Schroeder reports for U.S. News & World Report.
The Kentucky New Era Media Group announced to its employees Friday that it has sold its five papers, including The Dawson Springs Progress, to Paxton Media Group.
The annual Dawson Springs School Christmas Concert will be Sunday, Dec. 9th at 2 p.m. in the school gym. The 7th grade, 8th grade, and HS Bands plus HS Chorus will perform for family and friends. Selections will include standards such as Little Drummer Boy, Away In A Manger and Jingle Bells.
The Dawson Springs Area Chamber of Commerce has organized the tree-lighting ceremony and Christmas parade for this Sunday. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. in Veterans Park. Miss Dawson Springs Sloane Parker will turn on the Christmas lights. Awards will be given out to citizens before the para…
The Staff of Beshear Funeral Home extends a warm welcome to the “2018 Service of Peace & Remembrance” planned for Thursday, November 29, 2018 at7:00 PM at Beshear Funeral Home, Dawson Springs, KY. The program will recount by scripture readings and musical performances the birth of Jesus…
Kentucky is one of three states under an influenza threat defined as “regional,” with confirmed cases in 11 of the state’s 17 regions. During the 2018-19 flu season, Kentucky has had 78 laboratory-confirmed cases of the flu and two deaths from it, according to the state Department for Public…