Five young women will vie for the title of Miss Dawson Springs on Saturday night in the multi-purpose room at Dawson Springs Independent Schools.

In order to combine resources and lower expenses, The Dawson Springs Progress is relocating to The Messenger newspaper located at 221 S. Main St. in Madisonville on July 1, 2019.

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Tuesday:

Gov. Matt Bevin joined Justice Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders in recognizing 58 KSP troopers and officers for acts of bravery, life-saving, professionalism and dedication to duty at a ceremony held in Lexington on May 30.

A man accused of exposing himself to a postal carrier was arrested Thursday, according to the Dawson Springs Police Department.

Plans for the 71st annual Dawson Springs Barbecue are underway and the committee is searching for groups to set up booths at the street fair.

The following food service establishment inspections were conducted by the Hopkins County Health Department through Thursday.

The Madisonville Police Department released the following report on Monday:

On Page A1 in the May 30 edition of The Dawson Springs Progress, incorrect information was listed in a caption underneath the photo of a Jonathon Morgan, a scout, placing a flag near a relative's gravesite. Kenneth D. Wallace died in the Vietnam War in August 1969 and is buried at Walnut Gro…

On May 21, 2019, at approximately 11:54 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville responded to a residential fire at 11265 Nebo Road in Nebo.

The Alhambra Theatre, 507 N. Main St. in Hopkinsville, will roll out the red carpet Friday for actors and their families to walk during the worldwide premiere of "The Silent Natural," an Indie film shot in Oak Grove, Hopkinsville, Dawson Springs and Bowling Green.

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Tuesday:

To celebrate its refurbished neon sign, Woodburn Pharmacy will have a lighting ceremony.

In a special meeting on Tuesday night, the Dawson Springs City Council on second reading approved the $2.09 million budget for fiscal year 2019-20. The budget ordinance is 2019-03 Ordinance No. 33.03 and it shows the budget as $2,099,443. Last year's budget was $1,538,100.

Musical flowers have been planted at the Dawson Springs City Park and a ribbon-cutting ceremony has been planned.

More than half of women in the United states with heart disease aren't getting enough physical activity, and that number has increased over the past decade, a study says. In Kentucky, 4.9% of women reported they had been told by a health care provider that they had heart disease, compared to…

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports on Tuesday:

The beach at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park opened last weekend and will be ready to accept Memorial Day weekend guests. The beach is available for public use with no charge.

Dawson Springs High School will have its 110th annual commencement at 7 p.m. Friday in the school gymnasium.

The last school board meeting before the end of school for Dawson Springs Independent was packed with various housekeeping items.

Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear have been feuding for years now and their feud will continue until the November general election as both men won their party's primary election. Bevin is a Republican and Beshear is a Democrat.

The City of Dawson Springs was recently awarded $1,475 by the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services, according to a news release from the city.

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.