Christian County

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A nonprofit opposed to expanded gambling in Kentucky cites a lack of public input as a reason to oppose a $150 million dollar horse racing track in Oak Grove.


A program that advocates for children in abuse and neglect cases will be coming to Christian County.

Churchill Downs Incorporated

Churchill Downs officials met with the Oak Grove mayor’s office on Wednesday to discuss plans for the new $150 million racetrack coming to the west Kentucky community.

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Wednesday Update: The Kentucky State Police say the suspect in an officer-involved shooting this week in Christian County is Damon Christopher Gayheart, 44, of Owensboro, Kentucky. The trooper is Paul Hale, a three year veteran of the Kentucky State Police. 

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A Christian County couple faces felony assault charges for the alleged abuse of a young child. 

Former Christian County Deputy Arrested For Theft

Feb 9, 2018
via Facebook

A former Christian County sheriff’s deputy faces charges of theft. Kentucky State Police arrested Steve Tucker on Friday following a two month investigation of a complaint from the Christian County Juvenile Services Foundation.

KYTC District 2 via Facebook

Tuesday Morning Update: KYTC says the site is cleared and all lanes are open.

Christian County Sheriff's Office, via Facebook

The Christian County Sheriff's Office is warning of phone scammer - or scammers - posing as deputies from their department. 

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The unknown culprit behind a string of burglaries in one Kentucky town has been dubbed the "bologna bandit," based on his predilection for the lunch meat.

City of Hopkinsville

The Hopkinsville-Christian County community plans to break ground on an indoor sportsplex and expansion of the convention center.