Hopkins County Animal Shelter

Government
2:33 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Hopkins County to See Budget Cuts Next Fiscal Year

Credit City of Hopkinsville

Hopkins County’s fiscal court is looking to cut around 5% of its annual budget due a decrease in  coal severance tax revenue.  

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Society
12:28 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Hopkins County Animal Shelter Reduces Euthanasia Rate 40%

The Hopkins County Animal Shelter has reduced its euthanasia rate more than forty percent in the last four years. The shelter had faced scrutiny for rates exceeding 65%. The euthanasia rate now stands at 23%. Last week, the shelter board discussed plans to implement programs to keep healthy or treatable animal deaths to a minimum of 10%. Shelter Director Charles Gentry said the humane society's recent success stems from working with the community.

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