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Environment
4:53 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

'The Astronomy Channel' Comes to Hopkinsville for Pre Solar Eclipse Event

The Astronomy Channel minivan at Middle-Tennessee State University
Credit Lonnie Puterbaugh, Facebook

The Hopkinsville Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau sponsor a pre-solar eclipse event this Saturday with Lonnie Puterbaugh, designer of "The Astronomy Channel," a mobile observatory from Brentwood, Tennessee. Puterbaugh says the sun is quite active in its post solar maximum stage and invites the public to see the flares and prominences, as the community gets ready for the 2017 total eclipse.

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Government
12:59 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Hopkinsville Officials Announce Details of City Hall Move

Credit City of Hopkinsville

Hopkinsville city officials have announced the timeline for the move of city administrative offices to the new downtown Municipal Building. 

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Society
4:14 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Christian County Cares Seeks Community Input

Christian County Cares 2015 is moving into the third phase of the Community Vision Plan, hosting forums welcoming community input for ways to improve the Christian County/Hopkinsville area. Tracy Ross speaks with Yasamin Ausenbaugh, Christian County Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Community Affairs about Phase 3 and how community members can get involved.

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Society
3:56 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Survey Shows Christian County Residents Proud of Community

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Christian County’s enhancement advocacy group Community Vision Plan finds residents are pleased with community improvements in the county, having released the results of its annual community perception survey today.

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Arts
4:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display

The Princess and The Rex
Credit museumsofhopkinsville.org

"Lights, Camera, Action! Hopkinsville Goes to the Show"  is the featured summer exhibit at the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Chrsitian County. Executive Director Alissa Keller takes us on a walk through the history of Hopkinsville's early 20th century theatres, including the first "moving picture show" and the first "air cooled" building on Sounds Good today.

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Business
3:32 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Jennie Stuart Medical Center to Eliminate Jobs

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Hopkinsville’s Jennie Stuart Medical Center will eliminate 70 job positions through an accelerated retirement program and layoffs.

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Business
3:34 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

TeleTech Brings Hundreds of Jobs to West Kentucky

Credit http://www.teletech.com/

Customer service agency TeleTech is adding 300 employees at its new center in Paducah and an additional 300 to its Hopkinsville location, bringing total employment between the two locations to 1,000.  

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Arts
11:42 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight

The Steep Canyon Rangers often tour with Steve Martin, notably on A Prairie Home Companion, won "Entertainers of the Year" from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and recently received a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, for "Nobody Knows You."  Tonight, the Pennyroyal Arts Council presents "A Night With the Steep Canyon Rangers" at the Alhambra Theater. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with the band's banjo player, vocalist and songwriter Graham Sharp.

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Tourism
12:05 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center

Credit City of Hopkinsville

This Tuesday the Hopkinsville City Council approved a memorandum of agreement outlining the financing of the construction of a Visitors and Welcome Center at the Trail of Tears Park.  

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Government
11:55 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Hopkinsville Police Chief Responds to Recent Shootings

Hopkinsville Police Chief Guy Howie says he plans to ramp up patrols following two shootings and one homicide in his community in the last month. 

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