Officials with the Hopkinsville-Christian County League of Women Voters are once again hosting a forum and are inviting the community to attend the informative event.
Officials say the Breakfast with the State Legislators forum will take place this Saturday at 10:00 am. at the Holiday Inn.
Officials say the topic of the discussion will be a review of bills proposed for the state legislature, with State Representatives Myron Dossett and John Tilley and Senator Whitney Westerfield likely to be in attendance.
For more information about Saturday's forum, contact League President Bonnie Lynch at 270-885-6554.
The Hopkinsville Christian County League of Women Voters hosted a public forum on education Monday night and it was clear many parents are still opposed to the Christian County Board of Education’s decision to close down three elementary schools tentatively during the 2015-16 school year.
About 100 concerned parents, educators and local community leaders were in attendance of the meeting, which took place in three separate break-out sessions at the War Memorial Building, where school administrators discussed the school district’s population growth and proposed boundaries.
Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp conducted a presentation about the school district’s finances and he also discussed the school board’s decision to close down Lacy Elementary School, Holiday Elementary School and Belmont Elementary School.
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Latest advances in aviation and technology are impacting the armed forces, especially within the ranks of units like the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, based out of Fort Campbell.
Military officials have recently announced they will be phasing out the UH-60-Kilo Blackhawk, with Master Sergeant Joshua Boisselle of Fort Bragg, North Carolina saying the MH-60K BlackHawk has been in operation since the early 1990’s.
Tennessee Congressman Steven Fincher took his Fincher Farm Tour to the Christian County Ag Extension Office Monday, where he discussed some drastic changes in agriculture.
Congressman Fincher, who is also a farmer at home in Crockett County, Tennessee, spoke to a large crowd of farmers, industry leaders and government officials about how this year’s congressional farm bill is a shift in direction.
He says it represents a transition to a crop insurance based program.
Officials with the Kentucky Public Service Commission are asking the state’s electric and natural gas utilities to work with customers who have been affected by extremely high heating and electric bills this winter.
A letter was recently sent to the chief executives of the utilities, asking those companies be as flexible as possible to avoid disconnections and allow customers to make arrangements to extend their payments.
The P-S-C’s Division of Consumer Services can provide information about billing issues, including budget billing and can be reached at the toll-free consumer hotline at 1-800-772-4636.
The P-S-C is an independent agency attached for administrative purposes to the Energy and Environment Cabinet and regulates over 1,500 gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunication utilities operating in Kentucky and has approximately 90 employees.