Hopkinsville High School

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The former Hopkinsville High School band director charged with felony offenses involving a minor appeared in Christian District Court on Friday.

Christian County Jailhouse

Former Hopkinsville High School Band director Jordan Seth Peveler was arrested Wednesday on three felony offenses involving a minor.

christian County Public Schools, via Facebook

A forum discussing a potential ‘nickel tax’ for Hopkinsville and Christian County High Schools is Thursday.

Hopkinsville Police Department, Facebook

  Hopkinsville police arrested a Hopkinsville High School student Tuesday after a school resource officer received reports the student threatened a school shooting.

Police Public Information Officer Mike Atkins said officers received reports the student allegedly told his peers on Monday not to show up to school after spring break because he was going to “shoot it up.” Atkins said officers also obtained photos the student took of rifles at his home.

Officers went to the student’s home and found the rifles.

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The property tax in Christian County will go up 5.5 percent to create funds to construct academic buildings.

Courtesy of Christian County Public Schools (cropped)

The Christian County Board of Education may vote Thursday night on increasing property taxes to aid in constructing new academic buildings.

Christian County Public Schools

  Hopkinsville High School principal Curtis Higgins announced on Tuesday that he has accepted a position with the Kentucky Department of Education as an Educational Resource Leader.


Hopkinsville Police say a 17-year old HHS student died after a piece of football practice equipment hit him in the head while moving it Thursday afternoon. Jayvon Corey Quarles was helping to move a large piece of equipment at Hopkinsville Middle School when it accidently fell and hit Quarles in the head.

Change.ORG Petition


Hopkinsville High School has refused to run three students’ senior yearbook quotes that reference their LGBT lifestyles, and one of them has filed a petition against the school board saying its discrimination.


A Jefferson County middle school principal is the new Hopkinsville High School principal. 

24-year education veteran Curtis Higgins is currently the assistant principal at Myers Middle School but will take up principal duties at the start of this school year.