Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Candidates for Kentucky State House District 8 debated Monday night in Hopkinsville, expressing differences in a wide range of topics including healthcare, PAC donations, minimum wage, unemployment, opioid crisis, taxes and much more. 


Hopkinsville League of Women Voters host a candidate forum for the Kentucky State House District 8 race Monday night in Hopkinsville. 

Hopkinsville Police Department

Update: Police have arrested a Hopkinsville man in Clarksville wanted for his alleged involvement in a shooting death downtown Saturday. 

Graves County Sheriff's Office

Graves County Sheriff's Office says a Hopkinsville truck driver is injured after being struck by a flying object, causing him to overturn his semi. 


Hopkinsville residents can now benefit from the city’s new public transit system. 

The system, Hopkinsville Transit, began its routes today. 


The City of Hopkinsville is asking citizens to submit ideas to help name the city’s new public transportation system and develop its logo.

Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard

Mar 21, 2014
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  Convention and Visitors Bureaus all over the Commonwealth are concerned about nine million dollars in potential cuts to tourism in the two year state spending bill, significantly affecting CVB advertising money statewide.

According to Erin Carrico, Executive Director of the Murray CVB, this advertising budget blow would severely disable the bureau’s ability to advertise locally, nationally, and internationally to 


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.

The Teletech call center in Hopkinsville is expected to open in the first quarter of next year. Hopkinsville-Christian County Economic Development Director Mitch Robinson says the company originally anticipated opening this fall, but pushed back the date because they did not have a committed client.