Christian County Sheriff's Office, via Facebook

Update: Investigators have determined the victim is 29-year-old Desmond Lamar Leavell of Hopkinsville. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin touted economic development efforts and strategies moving forward at a forum in Hopkinsville on Monday, following the announcement of the groundbreaking for the $305 million Novelis aluminum facility in neighboring Todd County. A large portion of the conversation addressed education issues and a question was asked about the recent Supreme Court ruling on sports betting.

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is leading a community forum in Hopkinsville on Monday. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS news

The James E. Bruce Convention Center Board is moving expansion efforts forward with the announcement of a new hotel.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

"Innovate, don’t regulate." That was the ‘bumper sticker’ message U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry delivered to business leaders in Hopkinsville on Thursday.

Pennyroyal Area Museum To Undergo Renovation

Feb 28, 2018
Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County, Facebook

The Pennyroyal Area Museum in Hopkinsville will undergo renovations and receive an updated exhibition space.

Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation via Facebook

Hopkinsville and Christian County leaders broke ground for the East Second Street Park Tuesday on the former grounds of the Booker T. Washington Elementary School.

City of Hopkinsville

The Hopkinsville-Christian County community plans to break ground on an indoor sportsplex and expansion of the convention center.

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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. 


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.