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Victim Identified In Fall At Pilot Rock

State Police say a Hopkinsville man is dead after falling from Pilot Rock, near the Christian County-Todd County line Monday afternoon....Read More

Fiscal Court Hires Randy Clark For Animal Control

Most of Tuesday night's Trigg County Fiscal Court meeting was spent discussing needs for the future ...Read More

Local Ranch Featured In Music Video

If you watch country music videos, you might see something familiar in a new video for one of the country's most popular groups ...Read More

Back To School Effort Surpasses $7,000

Thanks to overwhelming community support and the help of a matching contribution from an anonymous donor, the Helping Hands "Back to School Bash" was a huge success Monday afternoon ...Read More

Wanted Trigg County Fugitive Arrested

Thanks to a tip received through the Cadiz-Trigg County Crime Stoppers program, a man wanted for a weapon theft is now in custody ...Read More


Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Two On Drug Charges

A Sunday traffic stop has resulted in multiple drug charges against two Trigg County men ...Read More

Cadiz Woman Charged In Domestic Assault Case

A Cadiz woman is facing assault and other charges following her arrest Monday by Cadiz Police ...Read More

Cadiz Man Arrested On Drug Charges

A Trigg County man faces drug and other charges following his arrest Tuesday by the Cadiz Police Department ...Read More

Purse Stolen From Parked Vehicle

Hopkinsville Police are looking into a vehicle burglary that occurred Monday afternoon in the parking lot at Jennie Stuart Medical Center ...Read More

Police Investigate South Virginia Street Burglary

Hopkinsville Police are investigating an apparent burglary that occurred at a South Virginia Street home ...Read More

Corn Crop Showing Effects Of Dry Weather

While early planted corn is still looking good, some of the late corn is showing some effects due to the lack of rainfall during the past few weeks ...Read More

Heiner In Hopkinsville Saturday

Republican gubernatorial candidate Hal Heiner will make a second stop in Hopkinsville Saturday afternoon to attend a Christian County Republican Party meet and greet ...Read More

Two Arrested In Hit And Run

Hopkinsville Police arrested two Clarksville residents early Sunday morning after they were allegedly involved in several accidents and then attempted to leave the scene ...Read More

New Animal Control Officer On Fiscal Court Agenda

A Trigg County law enforcement veteran will apparently be returning to serving the county...Read More

Two Injured In Sunday Evening Crash

Two people were transported following a two vehicle accident Sunday on Butler Road ...Read More

Two Children Treated Following Saturday Crash On I-24

Two children were treated for minor injuries following a single vehicle accident Saturday morning on Interstate 24 in Lyon County ...Read More

One Injured In Saturday Crash In Lyon County

One person suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon in a two vehicle accident in Lyon County ...Read More

Prnceton Man Cited After Weekend Crash

A Caldwell County man faces charges following a single vehicle accident Saturday afternoon on Interstate 24 in Lyon County ...Read More

Additional Restrictions On I-24 In Christian County

State transportation officials say two contractors are implementing shoulder and lane restrictions along a section of Interstate 24 in Christian County ...Read More

Threat Still Exists For 2014 Wheat Crop

Although the 2014 wheat yields were better than expected, there could still be some threat to the crop that is stored in the grain bin ...Read More

Hopkinsville International Festival Thanks Ambassadors

The Hopkinsville International Festival held its annual Ambassadors Luncheon Friday ...Read More

Hopkinsville Youth Graduate From Job Shadowing Program

Inner city teenagers graduated Friday from the AT&T Job Shadowing program Friday with a ceremony at Challenge House #3 ...Read More

HCC Is Lower Cost Alternative

With the price of college continuing to rise, and students uncertain about what they want to study, community colleges are providing a low cost alternative to universities.....Read More

Fire Destroys Cherrywood Drive Home

Christian County Fire officials say they are unsure what started a Sunday afternoon fire that destroyed a Cherrywood Drive home...Read More

Piney Grove Cemetery Thefts

The Caldwell County Sheriff's Department is investigating several thefts that were reported Sunday morning at Piney Grove Cemetery in Caldwell County ...Read More

Inmate Walks Away From Christian County Work Detail

Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for an inmate who walked away from a work release detail in Christian County.

Trigg Sheriff Seeking Hopkinsville Man

The Trigg County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help to locate a Hopkinsville man who is wanted in connection with an alleged recent gun theft ...Read More

Texas Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident On Interstate 24

A Texas man was flown to an Evansville hospital following an accident Saturday involving two motorcycles on Interstate 24 in Lyon County.

Second Round Of Cable Barrier Installation

State transportation officials say a project to install median cable barriers along a section of Interstate 24 in Christian County will ramp up starting Monday.

Alabama Headlining At Kentucky State Fair

A classic country band will be headlining at least one of the concerts later this summer at the Kentucky State Fair ...Read More

Jerry Farris Day At Fortner Gas

Customers and community members celebrated the retirement of a longtime employee from a local gas supplier Saturday ...Read More

Marijuana Plants Seized in Marshall County

A drug investigation led Kentucky State Police to discover several marijuana plants Friday worth thousands of dollars ...Read More

SAR Marker Dedication At James Thomas Cemetery

As a part of the 43rd annual Thomas and Bridges Reunion descendants of the family's namesakes helped to honor one of their forefathers with a patriotic marker.....Read More

Three Injured In Crash On I-24

Three Christian County residents were transported following a Friday afternoon accident on Interstate 24 in Clarksville.

Vine Street Murder Indictment

The Christian County Grand Jury indicted two men Friday in connection with the fatal Vine Street shooting in May......Read More

Two Injured In Friday Afternoon Crash

Two people were transported following a two vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Interstate 24, near the Pembroke-Oak Grove exit ...Read More

One Injured In Friday Motorcycle Crash

One person was transported following a motorcycle accident on John Rives road ...Read More
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Wendell Ford Diagnosed With Cancer

A Kentucky Senator who was once among the most influential leaders in Washington is now battling cancer ...Read More

Veteran Runs Across America

A Colorado veteran who is running across America to support the Special Operations Warrior Foundation will make his way through Trigg and Christian counties over the next several days ...Read More

Judges Cracking Down On Delinquent Jurors

Due to low turnout Christian Circuit Court judges are cracking down on residents summoned to jury duty but never responding ...Read More

Local Banker Featured In The Lane Report

Local banker and community leader Elizabeth McCoy is the featured interview in the August edition of Kentucky's business magazine The Lane Report ...Read More

Road Work In Caldwell County

State transportation officials have announced plants to close Kentucky 139, north of Princeton on Monday ...Read More

Bowling Green Trying To Obtain Air Service

Officials in Bowling Green are working to obtain commercial air service for their city ...Read More

Couple Sentenced In Death Of Toddler

A former soldier at Fort Campbell and his ex-wife have received life sentences in connection with the beating death of their child ...Read More

Distracted Driving Enforcement Effort

Law enforcement officers in Kentucky are among those in six states preparing to kickoff a weeklong campaign targeting distracted driving ...Read More

Caldwell County Man Arrested For Theft

A Caldwell County man is facing charges following his arrest Thursday evening by Hopkinsville Police ...Read More

Hopkinsville Moving Forward With Skate Park

The City of Hopkinsville will move forward with a skate park after Committee of the Whole voted Thursday night to purse the project ...Read More

Crime Down On Rail Trail

Despite fears and rumors of increased crime associated with the Rail Trail, Hopkinsville Police say they have seen no evidence of that ...Read More

PACS Annual Dinner Celebrates Service

Pennyrile Allied Community Services capped off a busy year of service with its annual dinner Thursday ...Read More

Officials Comment On JSMC Job Reductions

Jennie Stuart Medical Center announced Wednesday that it will cut 70 jobs as part of an effort to reduce costs ...Read More

Former Tourist Center Employee Dies

A long time employee of the Cadiz-Trigg County Commerce Center has died at her home after a long battle with cancer ...Read More

Shrek The Musical Opens Friday

Shrek the Musical opens Friday, July 18, at the Trigg County Little Theater, and the production's Portia Ezell says opening night will be lots of fun ...Read More

Cadiz Woman And Two Minors Caught Shoplifting

Hopkinsville Police have cited a Cadiz woman after she and two minor accomplices were reportedly caught stealing ...Read More

Christian County Residents Honored By DCBS

Several area families are among those recently honored for their service as adoptive and foster parents to some of the Kentucky's most vulnerable children ...Read More

McConnell Claims Citizen Victory Over EPA

Senator Mitch McConnell is crediting the American people with what he calls a victory over the Environmental Protection Agency in its plan to garnish the wages of people accused of pollution ...Read More

Grant For Trigg County Transportation Museum

Governor Steve Beshear Thursday announced $520,000 in federal funding for a project in Trigg County to be used for a continued interior rehabilitation project for the Trigg County Transportation Museum ...Read More

One Injured In Parking Lot Accident

A Hopkinsville woman was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after she reportedly crashed her vehicle in a parking lot ...Read More

Crime Stoppers Fugitive Arrested

One of this weeks Crime Stoppers fugitives is now in custody after police receive a Crime Stoppers tip ...Read More

Governor Announces Next Phase Of Military Health Initiative

Governor Steve Beshear is announcing the next phase for the state's Military Behavioral Health Initiative ...Read More

Father Of Former Solider Admits To Money Laundering

The father of a former Fort Campbell soldier who earlier this year admitted to accepting money in exchange for directing work towards select Afghan contractors has now admitted to helping his son launder the money ...Read More

Teen Smoking Rate Falling In Kentucky

Teenage smoking in Kentucky has seen a significant decline, but is still above the national average ...Read More

State Racing Commission Shows Support For Ellis Park

State racing officials are working to improve the competitiveness of Ellis Park ...Read More

Police Investigate Playground Vandalism

Hopkinsville Police are investigating apparent vandalism that occurred at a playground Wednesday evening ...Read More

JSMC Announces Elimination Of 70 Jobs

After finishing the second quarter of 2014 with a loss, officials at Jennie Stuart Medical Center are taking cost cutting measures at the facility, including a reduction in staffing. 
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Trigg County High Arrowcats Finish 2nd At Worlds

While not a world team championship this year for the Trigg County Arrowcats, it was another outstanding effort, and Trigg County is the home to an individual world champion.

Body Of Missing Doctor Located

The body of the Calvert City eye doctor missing since July 2nd was found Wednesday afternoon.

Abramson Not Interested In KCTCS Position

While the search goes on for the new President of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, one man that many may have thought would be a good fit for the position now says he is not interested in the job.

Clarksville Nightclub Shut Down

Without going into the details as to why, the city of Clarksville and Clarksville Police officially shut down a Fort Campbell Boulevard nightclub.

Man Found Dead In Hopkins County Fire

The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a man found inside of his burned out residence.

Search Continues For Missing Doctor

Hoping that more activity and traffic over the holiday weekend will aid in the effort, officials Saturday scaled back on the search for Doctor John Lyles.

VIDEO - 2014 WKDZ Country Showdown

Click here to check out the performances of the ten finalists at this year's WKDZ Country Showdown.                     

Election Edge: Primary Night In Kentucky - RECAP

Voter turnout was described as light, at best, across the state of Kentucky Tuesday, as voters cast their ballots in the May Primary Election.