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Two Democratic former state representatives from west Kentucky are looking to retake the House seats they lost to Republicans in last year's general election. Both have recently announced bids for the 2018 election. 

CITY OF HOPKINSVILLE LOCAL GOVERNMENT VIA FACEBOOK

The Hopkinsville City Council passed a resolution this week stating the city’s support of separating the County Employees Retirement System from the state system.

Thompson Thrift Retail Group

  A new shopping center has opened in Hopkinsville that promises 250 full and part-time jobs.

via Carter Hendricks' Facebook page

 Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks is running for reelection in November 2018.

Nicole Erwin / WKMS

The City of  Hopkinsville says they hosted an estimated 116,500 guests during the solar eclipse.

Kentucky Mesonet

The Kentucky Mesonet dramatically increased data collection at its 68 weather and climate monitoring stations during the solar eclipse. 

Courtesy of Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville Community College says the total solar eclipse was the “largest event ever held on campus.”

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Hopkinsville officials are cleaning up the evidence of Monday’s total solar eclipse as the city returns to normalcy. The city’s eclipse marketing and events consultant Brooke Jung said the city is in full ‘clean-up mode’ but ‘Eclipseville’ will not be forgotten.

Liz Tretter, WKMS

Less than two miles from NASA’s flag singling out the point of greatest totality is the SolQuest festival. More than 5,000 people from the United States and some from other countries plan to view the eclipse from this 75-acre family farm.

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