Christian County Public Schools will be undergoing a district-wide diagnostic review later this month as part of a two-year cycle including Christian County High School since it was deemed a priority school.
The Kentucky Department of Education has contracted with Advanced Ed, a well respected group responsible for accreditation to conduct the review.
The Christian County Board of Education tonight held a special-called meeting to discuss the matter with Chief Instructional Officer, Amy Wilcox explaining what the review will entail.
Mrs. Wilcox says the school district will be subject to review as long as Christian County High School or any school is deemed a persistently low achieving school.
Mrs. Wilcox also gave an overview about the school district’s revised graduation requirements.
Thanks to the City of Hopkinsville’s Home Improvement Plan, a local man received keys to his brand new residence this afternoon.
Mayor Dan Kemp presented the keys to Robert Coleman who resides at 826 Younglove Street with family and friends watching on.
Mayor Kemp stated today’s key ceremony was just one example of how the city’s Home Improvement Plan helps to beautify the community.
Today marks the 202nd Anniversary of the 1811-12 New Madrid Earthquakes, which remains to be most the powerful earthquakes to hit the eastern part of the U.S. in recorded history.
To raise awareness of disaster preparedness, millions of citizens across the nation participated in this morning’s Great Central U.S. Shake Out drill.
Officials say over 12.5 million people were registered in Shake Out drills around the globe last year.
In Hopkinsville, Regional Citizens Corps Coordinator, Jim Creighton gave a presentation at the A.W. Watts Senior Citizens Center and offered advice on how residents can stay safe during an earthquake.
Officials with the Christian County Chamber of Commerce say they are sad to announce the resignation of the chamber’s President of Membership and Public Relations.
DeeAnna Yates offered her letter of resignation to Chamber President, Carter Hendricks to accept a position with Jennie Stuart Medical Center as their Marketing Relationship Manager.
Ms. Yates was quoted as saying that she appreciated the many relationships that she’s made and the critical work of supporting local businesses and chamber members.
Hendricks commented she has been a tremendous asset and will be hard to replace.
Ms. Yates’ last day at the chamber will be March 1st.
Stephanie McQueen will take over the chamber’s Diplomat program and the overall supervision of membership and marketing efforts.