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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.


"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.


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


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.  

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.

Listen to the conversation:

Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center

May 23, 2014
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.  

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. 

Storms Cause Damage Locally

May 15, 2014

The National Weather Service reported the storm system that passed through Western Kentucky Wednesday produced high winds  that blew walls and roofs off several buildings and downed powerlines. Most of the damage occurred in Christian County, northeast of Hopkinsville between 4 and 5pm.

Marian Mason has returned to her childhood home of Christian County as the new Executive Director of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. On Sounds Good, she speaks with Kate Lochte about some of the efforts in the works in the Hopkinsville/Christian Co. area, such as connecting veterans with jobs (after First Lady Michelle Obama's recent Fort Campbell visit), legislative agenda successes, community vision plan, entrepreneurial business plan competition and the recent rebranding/remodeling of the Chamber building.

An empty explosives case prompted law enforcement to close a section of downtown Hopkinsville this morning.