Christian County

Christian County Health Dept.

The Christian County Health Department has hired three additional employees to do contract tracing in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The state provided funding for the staffers, who trace people who have come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, the health department announced Tuesday in a news release. 

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Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 92 new coronavirus cases and 3 new deaths from COVID-19 in his Saturday statewide update.


The first person identified with COVID-19 in Christian County, a 61-year-old woman, has completed a 14-day isolation and is now experiencing no symptoms of the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to a report Monday from the Christian County Health Department.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service reports multiple tornadoes touched down in west Kentucky last weekend, including two that traveled across multiple counties.

Hopkinsville City Council Races Attract 27 Candidates For 12 Seats

Jan 15, 2020
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  Two Republican and four Democratic races will be contested in the May 19 primaries when Hopkinsville voters cast ballots for the city’s 12 council representatives. 

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More than 20 protesters lined up in Hopkinsville on Monday to call for the resignation of their Commonwealth’s Attorney after he wrote a letter requesting the pardon of a sex offender.

United States Department of Justice

A new Hopkinsville task force is forming to coordinate efforts in investigating illicit gun traffickers and armed violent offenders.

Casey Jones Distillery

The Christian County Fiscal Court passed the first reading of an ordinance on Tuesday that would allow alcohol to be sold at distilleries on Sundays.

Christian County Detention Center

A pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people in western Kentucky has pleaded not guilty.

Christian County Detention Center

Kentucky's attorney general says a pilot charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of three people is scheduled for a court appearance next week.