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Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Hopkinsville area educators, social workers, law enforcement and members of the criminal justice system met Tuesday night at the local Boys and Girls Club to discuss racial disparity in the juvenile detention system and its effect on the community. 

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Murray State University social work students hosted a Trans Symposium at the Hopkinsville Regional Campus Thursday evening to share information about transgender issues. Mary Elaine Horn and Peggy Pittman-Munke speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the genesis of the symposium.

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Republican US Senator Rand Paul makes campaign stops in western Kentucky today.

Trail of Tears PowWow, Facebook

Peg Hays and Tracy Ross preview this weekend’s 29th annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow at the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville.

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Two women from far western Kentucky are now serving on state boards. Governor Matt Bevin appointed more than 10 people Friday. 

Romeo Durscher / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Less than a year from now, Hopkinsville will have the best seat to witness the first total eclipse seen from the continental United States in over 37 years.

The August 21st, 2017 solar eclipse will last only about 3 minutes, but is expected to draw in tens of millions in tourism revenue for local business as tourists flock in from around the world.

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The fourth and final defendant in a Hopkinsville sexual assault case involving a minor has accepted a plea agreement. 

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Three defendants charged in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy at a house party in Hopkinsville two years ago have struck deals to testify against their alleged accomplice.

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The sixth annual Little Green Men Days Festival is unfolding this weekend in Hopkinsville. The event marks the 61st anniversary of a well-known alleged alien encounter in rural Kelly, Kentucky.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Police training, racial profiling and minority officers were among topics that emerged in a community forum on race relations Monday night at Good Shepherd Church in Hopkinsville.

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