Board Hires New Shelter Manager

Madisonville, KY – The Hopkins County Humane Society Board of Directors has selected a new shelter manager. Michelle Burnside will take the post April 12. Officials say Burnside is nearing completion of a Business Administration degree at Murray State University. She also has 20 years of experience, including work as an animal trainer and breeder. Burnside replaces former manager Misty Payne, who was asked to resign following 40 days on the job, because of the board's dissatisfaction with her management style.