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The Hopkinsville Sportsplex is open for business after hosting a celebratory ribbon cutting Wednesday evening.

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Candidates for Hopkinsville mayor offered their perspectives on how to put the city on the right path should they be elected in a candidate forum Tuesday night. The local chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted and moderated the event, featuring Republican incumbent Carter Hendricks, Democrat Jason McCraw and Independents Walter Shamble and Wally Bryan.

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Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks hopes to dispel myths about millennial workers at an upcoming event at Murray State University.

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The City of Hopkinsville is inviting residents to take part in a survey evaluating city services and employees.

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As a major shopping center nears completion in Hopkinsville, the economic outlook for Christian County looks encouraging.

The 200,000 square-foot Hopkinsville Towne Center is expected to bring 250 jobs to the area.

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The City of Hopkinsville is following Governor Matt Bevin's lead removing questions about criminal convictions from job applications. 

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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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A retail development group has acquired 20.5 acres in Hopkinsville for a new shopping center. Thompson Thrift Retail Group says the site at Fort Campbell Boulevard and Lovers’ Lane will be home to the 185,000 square-foot building, named Hopkinsville Towne Center.


A group of business leaders representing Kentucky’s community colleges have started a campaign aimed at securing more funding for postsecondary education in the upcoming biennial budget.

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Murray-Calloway Parks Department director Tab Brockman is leaving his post to lead the same department in Hopkinsville. In a press release, Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks said Brockman will take over as the head of parks and recreation on September 8.