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.

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Thirty-nine students officially received their high school diplomas Friday night at Dawson Springs High School’s drive-thru graduation.

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.

Tuesday should have been Primary Day in Kentucky. But instead, a replacement for traditional voting was in place outside a Madisonville bowling center.

Do you remember what the hot topic in Hopkins County was before the coronavirus showed up?

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.…

A park in Muhlenberg County is now named for a former Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputy who died in a car crash.

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.

Two more Hopkins County nursing home residents died Tuesday from the coronavirus. But one of the first local hotspots reportedly has become stable.

Wednesday marked the next step in reopening Kentucky businesses. And Baptist Health Madisonville plans to take it in stages.

The Hopkins County Government Center may reopen in two weeks. But that doesn’t mean the Fiscal Court will rush back inside for meetings.

The social media cry to get road work done during the coronavirus quarantine has been heard in part of Hopkins County.

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.

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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.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s OfficeThe Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Monday:

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.

The Dawson Springs City Council met Tuesday night for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.

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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…

The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports last week:

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.

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.