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Submitted / Kentucky State Police Post 2

This story has been updated.


KSP Post 2 issued a press release which states the commercial vehicle invovled in the incident was identified, thanks to several tips reported to troopers following the call for public assistance. The investigation is ongoing. 


Hopkins County Schools

  More than 969,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to long-term care workers, teachers, and additional frontline health care workers around the Ohio Valley.  But a surprising number of workers in some key sectors are hesitant or are refusing to get a shot, including some rural school staff in Kentucky, nursing facility workers in Ohio, and correctional facility employees in West Virginia.


Governor Andy Beshear confirmed 2,700 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, the highest the state has seen in a single day.

Governor Andy Beshear

A nine-month-old infant in Hopkins County died from complications related to the coronavirus Wednesday.

Maksim Shebeko / 123rf Stock Photo

Restaurants in Kentucky are able to open on May 22 and Hopkins County officials say they have sent out local guidelines for restaurants to follow. 

screenshot / The City of Madisonville Facebook Page

Hopkins County and Madisonville leaders discussed test results from last week's Kroger drive-up coronavirus testing in Madisonville and the gradual reopening of the county during their April 27 update.


The Judicial Nominating Commission has announced three nominees for a circuit judgeship in Hopkins County. 

Screenshot / Facebook

  Hopkins County and Madisonville leaders say the county’s new coronavirus testing center will begin drive-thru testing at a local high school starting Tuesday.

Screenshot / 'City of Madisonville, KY,' Facebook

Hopkins County officials are begging citizens to heed the advice of health organizations as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county continues to increase. 

Western Kentucky Archery Complex / via Facebook

Hopkins County held a ribbon cutting September 24th to celebrate the completion of a new Outdoor Archery Pavilion.