Area residents looking for last minute deals are encouraged to visit a holiday bazaar in Hopkinsville that will benefit several Christian County Middle School students participating in a state competition.
Christian County Middle School Science Teacher, Dana Threatt talks about the bazaar that is scheduled for Monday, December 16th.
A Tennessee couple was arrested Thursday for multiple crimes that allegedly happened in Hopkinsville.
Few details are known about the case, but Christian County Grand Jury indictments were served against 26-year old Holly Haddock and 26-year old Jeremy Haddock of Lebanon, Tennessee. The couple was picked up by HPD from a police department in Tennessee.
They are both indicted on charges of fleeing from police, two counts of second degree burglary, two counts of first degree wanton endangerment and one count of kidnapping of a minor. They remain in the Christian County Jail on a $55,000 bond.
The most requested song in the history of WHOP is undoubtedly "There Ain't No School Today," recorded by the late Colonel Dink Embry and longtime WHOP employee Jerry Stegall about 45 years ago after receiving dozens of phone calls from local children asking if school was out on a snowy morning.
Stegall says he and Colonel Dink were just sitting in the WHOP lobby while Dink strummed a guitar and history was made. So, here is the song students have been requesting for over four decades....
South of the state line, the National Weather Service in Nashville has issued an ice storm warning for Montgomery and Stewart counties.
The warning begins 9 a.m. Friday and ends at midnight Friday night. Forecasters say ice accumulations of up to a half inch there will cause downed trees and power lines and hazardous driving conditions.
That warning also includes Houston, Benton and Humphreys Counties.
A long time leader at Hopkinsville Community College has retired and the the college has named a scholarship in her honor.
A news release says people from across the community gathered Thursday afternoon for a retirement reception honoring Beverly Atwood, long time Chief Business Affairs Officer at Hopkinsville Community College.
Unbeknownst to Don and Beverly Atwood, HCC Foundation President Jo Glover and her fellow board directors surprised the couple by renaming the textbook scholarship in their honor.
The fund is open for additional donations at any time. According to Foundation Executive Director Yvette Eastham, board member Terry Hamby of Cadiz was the catalyst that enabled the fund to become endowed.
HCC interim President Dr. Pat Lake said Ms. Atwood is regarded as one of the best if not the best CFO in the KCTCS system. He said she’s always been known for her business knowledge and thoroughness.