Administrators with the Christian County Public School System and at Hopkinsville Community College are looking at ways to better work together in their career and technical training efforts.
Superintendent Mary Ann Gemmill and HCC Interim President Doctor Pat Lake have announced the creation of a task force that would look into sharing space and other resources to offer more programs to high school and college students.
Doctor Lake says the task force will look at what options are available.
The school system and college both have space, equipment and personnel dedicated to techincal training, so officials believe looking at working together on program could make good sense.
Ms. Gemmill says it's an exciting concept and she and Dr. Lake are optimistic it will work out to benefit all students involved.
A new principal has been hired at Holiday Elementary School.
Christian County School District Spokesperson Heather Aubin says Trigg County Primary School Assistant Principal Brooke Stinson was chosen out of 14 applicants by the Site Based Decision Council. Ms. Stinson is also the Pre-School Director and Curriculum Coordinator at the school in Cadiz.
Ms. Stinson’s first day at Holiday is July 1 and she says she’s “honored and humbled” to be chosen. Ms. Stinson is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. She received her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Georgetown College. She is also a nationally board certified teacher and has a Rank I in Administration from Murray State University.
A portion of Pembroke-Oak Grove Road in south Christian County will be closed for part of the day due to a sinkhole.
A dispatcher for Oak Grove Police says KY 115 will be closed from 9am until 3pm from KY 911 to State Line Road while State Highway Department crews fix the damage done by the sinkhole.
Summer hasn't arrived yet, but an air conditioner theft is already being investigated by Hopkinsville Police.
Someone took a window air conditioner belonging to 50-year old Dan Hancock of Hopkinsville from a 121 Fowler Avenue residence. The theft happened sometime between Friday morning and Sunday afternoon, but it wasn't reported until Tuesday afternoon.
No suspects are listed on the report and the air conditioner is valued at $350. There have been dozens of air conditioner thefts reported in Christian County over the last couple years.
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Nashville District have announced that plans are now underway to implement permanent full-time waterborne restrictions around 10 dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries this week.
Officials say the installation of buoys and signs will continue through the spring and that physical barriers will not be installed at this time.
Buoys and signs will be used to mark the restricted areas.
Officials say the district will be coordinating enforcement of the restrictions with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.