dan kemp http://wkms.org en City of Hopkinsville Approves $100K for TeleTech Call Center Employee Training http://wkms.org/post/city-hopkinsville-approves-100k-teletech-call-center-employee-training <p>As the <a href="http://wkms.org/post/teletech-moves-forward-hopkinsville-call-center">TeleTech call center in Hopkinsville</a> prepares to expand its services, the Hopkinsville City Council has approved a $100,000 grant to train its expanding pool of employees.</p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:52:52 +0000 John Null 38797 at http://wkms.org City of Hopkinsville Approves $100K for TeleTech Call Center Employee Training Republican Primary Likely for Hopkinsville Mayoral Race http://wkms.org/post/republican-primary-likely-hopkinsville-mayoral-race <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A republican primary is shaping up in </span>Hopkinsville's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> mayoral race. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two candidates have announced their intentions to run for the mayor seat currently held by Dan Kemp. &nbsp;Kemp announced last month that he <a href="http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-mayor-declines-run-re-election">won't be seeking&nbsp;re-election</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County Chamber of Commerce President&nbsp;Carter Hendricks <a href="http://wkms.org/post/hendricks-plans-run-hopkinsville-mayor">announced last week</a> he will be stepping down from the Chamber in January to run, and retired business owner Jason </span>McCraw<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said he plans to file within the week to challenge Hendricks in the May 2014 primary.</span></p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:35:27 +0000 Rob Canning 37475 at http://wkms.org Republican Primary Likely for Hopkinsville Mayoral Race Hendricks Plans to Run for Hopkinsville Mayor http://wkms.org/post/hendricks-plans-run-hopkinsville-mayor <p>Christian County Chamber of Commerce President Carter Hendricks says he will run for mayor of Hopkinsville next year.</p><p>Hendricks announced in September that he would step down from his position with the chamber to pursue other opportunities. His resignation, <a href="http://wkms.org/post/christian-co-chamber-commerce-president-announces-resignation">previously set for March</a>, will now be effective Jan. 10, 2014 as he prepares for the mayoral election.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:20:34 +0000 John Null 37268 at http://wkms.org Hendricks Plans to Run for Hopkinsville Mayor Hopkinsville Mayor Declines To Run For Re-Election http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-mayor-declines-run-re-election <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: georgia, serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp won’t seek&nbsp; a third term.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: georgia, serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Kemp said he hasn’t kept his intentions a secret from his friends and supporters but he felt this week's city council meeting was a good time to make an official announcement.</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:25:31 +0000 Rob Canning 36347 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Mayor Declines To Run For Re-Election Hopkinsville Prepares To Approve New CAO http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-prepares-approve-new-cao <p>The&nbsp;Hopkinsville&nbsp;City Council is eyeing Nathaniel Pagan to be its new city administrative officer. The city&nbsp;has been searching for a new CAO since Glen&nbsp;Abee was terminated back in March.</p><p>Pagan was one of eighty-three applicants the&nbsp;council considered.&nbsp;Mayor Dan Kemp said that among the many applicants, the Daviess County Community Director seemed to be the best candidate.</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:16:38 +0000 Rob Canning 33749 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Prepares To Approve New CAO Hopkinsville Council Moves Forward On Rails-to-Trails Funding http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-council-moves-forward-rails-trails-funding <p>The&nbsp;Hopkinsville&nbsp;City Council approved spending more than $900,000 to help fund phase-one of the city's Rails-To-Trials project. An additional $100,000 in private donations brings the total investment to $1 million for phase-one. &nbsp;</p><p>Mayor Dan Kemp said he’s pleased with the way the council voted and that the walking trail will bring a dramatic improvement to residents’ way of life.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:23:01 +0000 Rob Canning 32270 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Council Moves Forward On Rails-to-Trails Funding Hopkinsville Council Approves Funding Of Rails-To-Trails Project http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-council-approves-funding-rails-trails-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Hopkinsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> City Council yesterday approved funding of phase one of their Rails-to-Trails Project. &nbsp;The council passed the measure to bring a recreational trail for walkers, runners and cyclists as an amendment to next year’s budget.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:32:30 +0000 Rob Canning 31883 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Council Approves Funding Of Rails-To-Trails Project Hopkinsville Smoking Ban Takes Effect in January http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-smoking-ban-takes-effect-january <p>Hopkinsville begins a citywide smoking ban in January. The Kentucky New Era reports Mayor Dan Kemp broke a 6-6 tie on the city council at last night’s meeting. The council passed the measure despite vocal opposition that sought to quash it. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 17:55:41 +0000 The Associated Press & Angela Hatton 23465 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Smoking Ban Takes Effect in January Hopkinsville Mayor to Propose City Smoking Ban http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-mayor-propose-city-smoking-ban <p>Hopkinsville&rsquo;s mayor says he thinks it&rsquo;s time to join other major Kentucky cities in banning smoking indoors in public bulidings. Mayor Dan Kemp says he&rsquo;ll introduce his proposal at tomorrow&rsquo;s city council meeting. He says he wants to give time for people to voice their opposition to the ban, but so far residents&rsquo; opinions have been overwhelmingly positive. He says,</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:23:10 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17729 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Mayor to Propose City Smoking Ban