Christian County

Society
9:45 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Hopkinsville Police Investigating Death of 2-Year-Old Hit by Train

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  Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 2-year-old Hopkinsville boy who was hit by a train Monday while walking with his dog.

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Government
6:41 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Fort Campbell Listening Session Sees Highest Turnout

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More than 1,500 western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee residents gathered at Fort Campbell Tuesday night to share concerns about potential cuts.

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Government
10:14 am
Tue December 23, 2014

Fort Campbell to Have Public Meeting Discussing Potential Cuts

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Department of the Army representatives are set to meet next month at Fort Campbell to discuss proposed budget cuts that could potentially reduce personnel there by 50 percent.

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Government
3:50 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Christian County Attorney Appeals to Lawmakers for Higher Staffing to Combat Drug Abuse

Christian County Attorney Mike Foster receiving his award for 2014 Outstanding County Attorney
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The annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference wrapped up today in Lexington. 

The conference allowed prosecutors to share ideas with lawmakers on how to combat the Commonwealth’s prevalent legal issues, such as a juvenile crime rate brought upon by an explosion in synthetic drug abuse.

Christian County Attorney Mike Foster appealed for increased personnel funding. 

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Society
3:56 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Survey Shows Christian County Residents Proud of Community

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Christian County’s enhancement advocacy group Community Vision Plan finds residents are pleased with community improvements in the county, having released the results of its annual community perception survey today.

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Government
3:58 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Christian County Judge Wants Explanations from No-Show Jurors

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After noticing a significant drop in jury summons responses this year, a western Kentucky judge is taking steps to make sure potential jurors are fulfilling their civic duty.

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Arts
6:26 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Kentucky Arts Council Awards $1.4M to Arts Organizations

The Kentucky Arts Council is awarding more than $1.4 million  to arts organizations across the Commonwealth, including support to Calloway, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Graves, McCracken, and Trigg counties. Here's a breakdown of where the award is being allocated in our region: 

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Arts
4:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display

The Princess and The Rex
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"Lights, Camera, Action! Hopkinsville Goes to the Show"  is the featured summer exhibit at the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Chrsitian County. Executive Director Alissa Keller takes us on a walk through the history of Hopkinsville's early 20th century theatres, including the first "moving picture show" and the first "air cooled" building on Sounds Good today.

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Government
3:35 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Army Study Analyzes Cutting 16,000 Personnel from Fort Campbell

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The Army has analyzed the impact of cutting 16,000 personnel from Fort Campbell, which would be about half of its current population.

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Election
3:38 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

West KY No Exception in Low Voter Turnout

Of the 438,672 registered voters within the WKMS listening range, only 110,670 cast ballots in Tuesday’s primary elections. Voter turnout in the area reached a total of 25.23 percent, nearly matching the statewide turnout of 26 percent.

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