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Jobs
2:52 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

City of Hopkinsville Approves $100K for TeleTech Call Center Employee Training

As the TeleTech call center in Hopkinsville prepares to expand its services, the Hopkinsville City Council has approved a $100,000 grant to train its expanding pool of employees.

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Politics
11:35 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Republican Primary Likely for Hopkinsville Mayoral Race

A republican primary is shaping up in Hopkinsville's mayoral race.

Two candidates have announced their intentions to run for the mayor seat currently held by Dan Kemp.  Kemp announced last month that he won't be seeking re-election

Christian County Chamber of Commerce President Carter Hendricks announced last week he will be stepping down from the Chamber in January to run, and retired business owner Jason McCraw said he plans to file within the week to challenge Hendricks in the May 2014 primary.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Hendricks Plans to Run for Hopkinsville Mayor

Credit Hopkinsville/Chrstian County Chamber of Commerce

Christian County Chamber of Commerce President Carter Hendricks says he will run for mayor of Hopkinsville next year.

Hendricks announced in September that he would step down from his position with the chamber to pursue other opportunities. His resignation, previously set for March, will now be effective Jan. 10, 2014 as he prepares for the mayoral election.

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Government
2:25 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Hopkinsville Mayor Declines To Run For Re-Election

Credit hoptown.org

Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp won’t seek  a third term.

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.

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Government
11:16 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Hopkinsville Prepares To Approve New CAO

The Hopkinsville City Council is eyeing Nathaniel Pagan to be its new city administrative officer. The city has been searching for a new CAO since Glen Abee was terminated back in March.

Pagan was one of eighty-three applicants the council considered. Mayor Dan Kemp said that among the many applicants, the Daviess County Community Director seemed to be the best candidate.

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Government
12:23 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Hopkinsville Council Moves Forward On Rails-to-Trails Funding

The Hopkinsville 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.  

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.

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Government
12:32 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Hopkinsville Council Approves Funding Of Rails-To-Trails Project

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The Hopkinsville City Council yesterday approved funding of phase one of their Rails-to-Trails Project.  The council passed the measure to bring a recreational trail for walkers, runners and cyclists as an amendment to next year’s budget. 

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Government
12:55 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Hopkinsville Smoking Ban Takes Effect in January

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.

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Health
4:23 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Hopkinsville Mayor to Propose City Smoking Ban

Hopkinsville’s mayor says he thinks it’s time to join other major Kentucky cities in banning smoking indoors in public bulidings. Mayor Dan Kemp says he’ll introduce his proposal at tomorrow’s city council meeting. He says he wants to give time for people to voice their opposition to the ban, but so far residents’ opinions have been overwhelmingly positive. He says,

“Our health department ran a survey and our chamber of commerce ran a survey of businesses and about 80% of those responding to the surveys thought we needed a smoke-free law in Hopkinsville.”

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