EDC Head Steps Down

Hopkinsville, KY – The Executive Director of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Economic Development Council has stepped down to pursue other professional opportunities. Kim Schippers submitted her letter of resignation during Monday's board meeting. Lee Conrad will serve as acting director until a search is completed. Conrad, who was formerly the associate director of the EDC, says he's considering applying for the permanent position. The search committee met for the first time Tuesday.