A Trigg County Fiscal Court magistrate will be the guest speaker at Wednesday's Pennyrile Regional Citizens Corps Council meeting.
Squire Richard Nelson will be the speaker Council Chair Dan Nicholson says and there will also be a year in review.
The Citizens Corps Council is focused on disaster preparedness and Nicholson says they will talk about lessons learned from this winter's ice events. The meeting is set for 11 o'clock at the PADD office on Hammond Drive.
The Hopkinsville-Christian County YMCA is inching closer to having an indoor pool at its facility.
Officials with the YMCA held their annual celebration Tuesday night where they spoke about their ongoing efforts to build a multi-million dollar pool.
YMCA Executive Director Paul Watts says thanks to 24 generous donations, over a million dollars has been raised to construct a proposed indoor pool.
Thanks to a generous donation to the Christian County Animal Shelter, hundreds of dogs will be able to feel grass underneath their paws as they await their forever homes.
Betty Smith of Hopkinsville recently made a large financial contribution that went towards the purchase and installation of two 100 foot long fences, where shelter dogs can run and play to their hearts content.
Mrs. Smith says she wanted to make a donation to the shelter that will benefit the animals for years to come.
Mrs. Smith says one morning she woke up bright and early and made the decision to donate to the local animal shelter.
The Christian County Animal Shelter is located at 2935 Russellville Road and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Christian County Public School District hosts numerous events throughout the year that’s geared towards enriching student education and encouraging students to think outside of the box.
School District Spokesperson Heather Lancaster says teachers at Belmont Elementary School will be conducting a Healthy Math Night Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the school’s gymnasium.
The Department of Defense has named a new Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.
Brigadier General Gary Volesky is being promoted the rank of Major General and will take over for Major General James McConville at a date to be determined. Volesky has been serving as chief of public affairs in Washington, D.C.
Volesky is a graduate of both U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University and a master’s degree from Princeton University.
The Defense Department also announced that 101st Deputy Commander, Brigadier General Ronald Lewis, has been chosen to replace Volesky in Washington.