Friday, Sept. 18 was a day full of providing food to those in need in Dawson Springs and Hanson as volunteers from multiple organizations came together to pack cars with food.

As the temperatures drop and fall begins, Pennyrile State Park is going to be closing the beach the weekend on Sept. 27. The boat dock will remain open through Halloween. The beach and boat dock will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the remainder of the week. Given the current night time t…

Over 5,000 vehicle registrations in Hopkins County remain unpaid beyond their original expiration date, according to Hopkins County Clerk Keenan Cloern.

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At its Monday evening meeting, the Dawson Springs Board of Education tentatively approved a return to in-person instruction utilizing a “Purple and Gold” hybrid schedule beginning Monday, Oct. 12.

A 37th Hopkins County resident succumbed to the coronavirus this past weekend, according to the Hopkins County Health Department.

Twenty-eight 2020 high school graduates from Hopkins County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

Thanks to a donation from the local Hopkins County Crime Stoppers, the Madisonville Police Department has announced an increase in the reward amount for an initial tip that will lead to the arrest and conviction connected to a shooting that injured five individuals on Aug. 30.

Committee members that will work on a compromise concerning the Confederate memorial statue that sits on the old Hopkins County Courthouse lawn in downtown Madisonville are still being determined.

Gov. Andy Beshear spoke Thursday about his administration’s latest attempts to help renters and eligible landlords keep people safely in their homes during the pandemic.

Have you ever thought that it’s too late to start your secondary education?

For over 25 years, Door of Hope Pregnancy Care Center has hosted its annual Walk for Life fundraiser. This year, it, like many other large gathering events, will look a little different.

As Chester Thomas left the paddock shortly before Saturday’s 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, his family collectively sang “My Old Kentucky Home” loudly and perhaps a little off-key.

Logan and Charisse Pace will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020.

The Hopkins County Fiscal Court took some initial steps in their Tuesday meeting to find a possible compromise to the debate regarding a Confederate memorial statue that sits on the old Hopkins County Courthouse lawn in downtown Madisonville.

Gov. Andy Beshear said there were 807 newly reported coronavirus cases in the commonwealth Tuesday. One hundred and fifty of the new cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 24 were children ages 5 and under. The youngest was only 27 days old.

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Many veterans of the Vietnam War were not praised or even thanked when they returned home from service, said Saint Charles resident and veteran Jackie Cotton.

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On the first day of school at Dawson Springs, no students were in the classrooms, teachers worked in alone in front of computer monitors and the phones rang constantly with questions.

In Kentucky, teachers with 27 years of service can retire at any age with full benefits. As school resumes virtually for students on Sept. 1 at Dawson Springs Elementary School, Marcella McCuiston will be embarking on her 27th year as an educator.

With the recent announcement of the new state guidelines for the November presidential election, Hopkins County Clerk Keenan Cloern is hoping to see a much larger turnout for the General Election than was witnessed during the delayed June primary.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Jeff Clarke is a 1972 graduate from Madisonville North Hopkins High School. His dad was a physician at Trover Clinic from 1968-85.Dr. Jeff Clarke is a longtime Paducah pulmonologist, so he understands the body’s respiratory system better than many other COVID-19 patients, …

Small businesses have felt the impact of COVID-19 like Mike Tyson’s opponents once felt his devastating right cross.

Madisonville Community College has been awarded the Federal TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the US Department of Education. The first year of the grant is for $333,880 and the total five-year award is worth $1,669,400.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, in consultation with the contracted artists and the Madisonville Community College administration, has made the decision to postpone the three performances reschedule for this fall to later dates.

On a day when Nichole Merrell was being laid to rest, her accused murderer was being arraigned on Friday, Aug. 21 in front of District Court Judge Bill Whitledge, who increased the Madisonville’s man bond from $500,000 to $1 million.