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July


American Legion Riders, Post #6, Madisonville is sponsoring a Scholarship Poker Run and Auction August 9th. If you have a son, daughter or grandchild that is active in college and needs a little financial help, remit their information and copy of your DD214 for verification (copy will be returned to you) Application deadline will be July 19th. Click Here to get the event flyer will more information.



The Trigg County Triggers are selling Raffle Tickets. 1 for $5 or 5 for $20 to win a Remington 20 gauge express shotgun and a Rutgers 1022 Carbine. Only 500 tickets will be sold. One ticket drawn for each gun. The Drawing will be August 7th. Contact Daniel Ingram or Heida for tickets.

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County invites you to visit and enjoy our new featured exhibit: Lights, Camera, Action! Hopkinsville Goes to the Show.This exhibit explores the history of theaters and movies in the city. You can find more information here. To see all of the Summer Exhibits, Click Here!

The Annual Miss Black Patch Princess and Junior Miss Black Patch Beauty Contest will be held Saturday, August 9 at 7:00 PM in the Butler Auditorium in Princeton. Rehearsal is Friday, August 8 at 6:00 PM. Entries are now being taken for the pageants, which are open to girls age 8-12 and 13-15 Respectively. Click Here for the Black Patch News Release.

The Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation will begin offering pickle-ball at Thomas Street Center on Wednesdays beginning August 6, 2014 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. with a fee of $5.00 that includes usage of paddles and pickle-balls - ID Required. All ages and sill levels are welcomed to participate. Click Here for the Pickle Ball Flyer.

Trigg County Schools Open House Schedule. Click Here for more information!


The Hopkinsville Christian County UK Alumni Association will be awarding two Betty White Nelson Memorial Scholarships for the upcoming school year 2014-2015. Any student who is a graduate of a high school located in Christian County and who will be attending the University of Kentucky's main campus in Lexington is eligible. The deadline for receiving applications is 12:00 noon, August 7, 2014. For further information contact Julie Traughber at 270-881-2019. Click Here for the complete information flyer.


CenterShot Archery Program - Hosted and Sponsored by Second Baptist Church. This is an 8 week course $50.00 per person. Deadline to enter is August 3, 2014. 4th grade - 11th grade. Dates of Practice will be Mon., Tues., & Thurs. Nights. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, and 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Beginning week of August 4th. For more information contact Rev. Chuck Poe at 270-886-0291.

Crofton Fire Department - DAWG DAYS - in front of City Hall, Crofton - 4 Wheeler Poker Run! Friday, August 1 and Saturday August 2. Click Here for the Event Flyer!

GED Testing is just $10 per module for eligible Kentucky adults! The regular cost of the full GED test is $120. With the availability of $20 Vouchers for qualified individuals passing modules of the GED Ready Test, the cost of the full test is now just $40. Contact your local Kentucky Adult Education program for more information!


July 28 - 29 - 30, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Mr. Science!!! Hooked on Science Jason Lindsey Presents:  Science Summer Camp Fun at Martin Luther King Elementary, Hopkinsville, KY. Presentd by The Migrant Education Program - Christian/Caldwell/Hopkins Counties and The Challenge Houses of Hopkinsville. Visit the Hooked on Science website, or download the Event Flyer.


July 29, Tuesday

The Records Department of the Trigg County Clerks Office will be closed on Tuesday. Deputies will be receiving training in Paducah for the new Voter Registration System. The Motor Vehicle Department will be open for business. Sorry for any inconvenience.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Christian Co. Board of Education Summer Community Education Series - Tips for Managing Behavior Problems - Receive tips to help better manage behavior problems in children. Tantrums, angry outbursts and disrespect are tough child behavioral issues. Learn more by attending at the Christian Co. Board of Education.


July 30, Wednesday

10:00 AM - Pennyrile Forest State Park will host a book talk and signing by Kentucky author Eddie Price. Price, an award-winning educator who lives in Hancock County, is the author of "Widder's Landing," a historical novel about frontier life in Kentucky in the early 1800s. The talk and signing will in the park's Fireside Room in the lodge. For more information, call the park at 800-325-1711.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center - There will be a blood drive at the Herndon Fire Station located at 10633 Lafayete Rd. in Herndon. The Community is welcome. Blood types needed are: B Positive, A Positive and AB Negative.


July 31, Thursday

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Business After Hours - Cornerstone Information Systems Celebrates their 30th Anniversary. The event will be at 801 MAIN Sidewalk Cafe', Hopkinsville. The 2014 - 2015 Leadership Hopkinsville-Christian County Class will be announced.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Primary & Intermediate Schools Open House. Open House will be held in the Cafeteria.

 

AUGUST

The Trigg County Triggers are selling Raffle Tickets. 1 for $5 or 5 for $20 to win a Remington 20 gauge express shotgun and a Rutgers 1022 Carbine. Only 500 tickets will be sold. One ticket drawn for each gun. The Drawing will be August 7th. Contact Daniel Ingram or Heida for tickets.

The Hopkinsville Christian County UK Alumni Association will be awarding two Betty White Nelson Memorial Scholarships for the upcoming school year 2013-2014. Any student who is a graduate of a high school located in Christian County and who will be attending the University of Kentucky's main campus in Lexington is eligible. The deadline for receiving applications is 12:00 noon, August 7, 2014. For further information contact Julie Traughber at 270-881-2019. Click Here for the complete information flyer.

CenterShot Archery Program - Hosted and Sponsored by Second Baptist Church. This is an 8 week course $50.00 per person. Deadline to enter is August 3, 2014. 4th grade - 11th grade. Dates of Practice will be Mon., Tues., & Thurs. Nights. 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, and 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Beginning week of August 4th. For more information contact Rev. Chuch Poe at 270-886-0291.


August 2, Saturday

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Crossroads Fellowship Church will be hosting a Back to School Bash at their pavilion located off E. Noel Drive (around the corner from Fortner Gas). We are inviting all children who will be attending Trigg County Schools for some free food, bouncers, games, school supplies and lots of fun!


August 4, Monday

10:00 AM - The Trigg County Republican Women's Club will meet at the Cadiz Christian Church in the fellowship hall. For more information contact Linda Williams at 270-350-6717 or visit www.facebook.com/TriggCountyGOP.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Open House at the Trigg Co. Middle School.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Open House at the Trigg Co. High School


August 6, Wednesday

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - The Hopkinsville Division of Parks and Recreation offers Pickle-Ball at Thomas Street Center on Wednesdays, beginning today! Get all the information from the Pickle Ball Flyer.

11:30 AM - Military Affairs Committee meeting at the Commerce Center in Hopkinsville. RSVP to Tiffany Quebe at 270-885-9096 or
email Tiffany.


August 7, Thursday

5:30 PM - Social Hour, 6:15 PM - Dinner and Program - Sanctuary, Inc. ANNUAL Celebration Dinner at the James E. Bruce Convention Center, 303 Conference Center Drive, Hopkinsville.


August 8, Friday


8:00 PM - Movie in the Park, presented by the City of Hopkinsville and Division of Parks and Recreation. "The Smurfs 2" will be shown at Westside Park.


August 8 - 9, Friday - Saturday

The Annual Miss Black Patch Princess and Junior Miss Black Patch Beauty Contest will be held Saturday, August 9 at 7:00 PM in the Butler Auditorium in Princeton. Rehearsal is Friday, August 8 at 6:00 PM. Entries are now being taken for the pageants, which are open to girls age 8-12 and 13-15 Respectively. Click Here for the Black Patch News Release.

Maurice K. Gordon American Legion Riders - Post 6 - Scholarship Poker Run and Auction. 10915 South Jefferson St (293 South), Princeton, KY 6:00 PM Friday Nights Meet & Greet with DJ Gary Playing - 11:00 AM - Ride will leave on Saturday, August 9th. Price will be $15 per bike or vehicle with drive receiving t-shirt.


August 9, Saturday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Back 2 School Fun Day #3 at Ruff Park, Litchfield Dr., Hopkinsville.

1:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Come get your grill on as Christian County Military Affairs and MB Roland Distillery present the 1st Annual Grillmaster Challenge at MB Roland Distillery, 137 Barkers Mill Rd. in Pembroke. The event features a barbecue contest, live music all day, and all the barbecue and fixin's imaginable. View the Grillmaster Event Flyer.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Friends of Lake Barkley State Resort Park - Full Moon Cruise & UAT Fund Raiser - The Cruise includes a meal of: BBQ sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans and more. Refreshments are included. A Silent Auction is being presented to raise money to help create a Universal Access Trail at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. This trail will allow persons with disabilities and those in wheelchairs to enjoy nature in a way we take for granted. This event is dressy casual, flat shoes are suggested. Tickets are $35 per person, $60 per couple. Tickets are available at Save on Drugs and Cadiz Comfort Zone. Tickets are limited.



August 10, Sunday

9:30 AM - 43rd Annual Homecoming of former residents of Land Between the Rivers will be at the LBL Fenton Airport Pavilion. A potluck picnic will spread at noon. Please bring food, drinks and chairs. If you need further information contat Joann Harvey at 270-522-3956 or Faye Oakley at 270-271-2200.

7:00 PM - Lyle Lovett and his large band bring their talents to the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, in Paducah. This Texas-Based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. See the PSA Here!


August 11, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.

5:30 PM - The Trigg County Republican Committee will meet in the conference room at the Courthouse Annex. For more information contact Betty Sue Howard at 270-924-3632 or vist www.facebook.com/TriggCountyGOP.


August 12, Tuesday

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Blood Drive for Mike Sears. Sponsored by: District 2 Probation & Parole. Bloodmobile in the parking lot of Stewart's IGA 306 South Main St. in Greenville. *Give blood in support of Mike Sears while he is undergoing medical treatment.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Hopkinsville Family YMCA End of Summer Luau. Join us for food, Hawaiian dancing, giveaways, games, contests, open swimming, music and more! Come hear about the upcoming Indoor Pool/Acquatic Center and how you can get involved. Go to www.hopkinsvilleymca.org for more information.


August 15 - 16, Friday & Saturday



The Kelly "Little Green Men" Day's Festival is an annual event held in Kelly Kentucky on Old Madisonville Road at Kelly Church Road on the third weekend of August. This will be the 4th year for the festival as it grows in attendance and popularity. Events for the weekend include a wide variety of craft vendors. Kelly "Little Green Men" Day's will also have the 2014 Festival T-Shirts, a popular item for those collecting the design for each year. Other returning sights include the 38 foot flying saucer, the Kelly Museum boards and the children's Alien bounce house. For more information, contact Joann Smithey at 270-881-8843 or Frank Brown at 270-885-1530. Information is also available at www.kellygreenmen.com.


August 16, Saturday

5th Annual Charity Car/Truck, Tractor & Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville, KY. All proceeds go to Angel Tree. Registration begins at 4pm - 8pm and resumes at 8am - 11am day of the show.


August 17, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "The Breakfast Club."


August 19 & 21, Tuesday & Thursday

9:00 AM - Pennyroyal Hospice will be holding a Volunteer Training Session in the Conference Room of the Pennyroyal Hospice building at 220 Burley Ave., in Hopkinsville. The class will begin each day at 9:00 AM and will finish no later than 3:00 PM. There is no charge for the training and lunch will be provided. To register for the session of if you have questions, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 270-885-6428 or send an email.



August 23, Saturday

8:00 PM - Midnight - Purple Tie Ball 2014 - "Glamping For A Cause"  All funds raised benefit the 2014 Pennyrile Walk to End Alzheimer's. Tickets may be purchased at Bank of Cadiz at 2808 Ft. Campbell Blvd., Kentucky New Era 1618 E. 9th St., Salon 807 - 807A Country Club Lane, Oasis In-Home Care 718 W. End Street, Suite A. Contact the following for tables: Katherine Latham, 270-498-2165 or Cindy Hancock 270-839-2706. Attire: Semi-Formal.


August 29 - 31, Friday - Sunday

Join us for a FREE FAMILY CAMP! The Center for Courageous kids and the Life Adventure Center are teaming up to host this amazing weekend full of fun and excitement. This camp is for military families caring for a wounded, ill or injured service member and/or child. Families are welcome from any state and branch of the military. Click Here for the event flyer.

SEPTEMBER


September 2, Tuesday

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Blood Drive for Mike Sears. Sponsored by: District 2 Probation & Parole. Bloodmobile in the parking lot of Food Giant 720 West Fairview Ave. in Eddyville. *Give blood in support of Mike Sears while he is undergoing medical treatment.


September 11, Thursday

Liberty Point Baptist Church is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening, a leading provider o community-based preventive health screenings, will hos their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings. To Register, please call 888-653-6441 or visit their website.



September 8, Monday

5:00 PM -
Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.


September 12, Friday


Noon - Registration for Hopkinsville Lions Club Annual Benefit Golf Scramble at Western Hills Golf Course, Hopkinsville. Tee-Off time is 1:00 PM. Cost is $200 per team. This includes Entry Fee, Greens Fee, Cart, Practice Balls, One Mulligan and Chance to Win Various Prizes. Contests: Putting Challenge, Longest Drive, Closest to Pin, Hole in One. To Register contact Patricia Carter with Hopkinsville Lions Club at 270-498-8114 or contact by email. Proceeds Purchase Eye Exams/Glasses for Local Individuals in need. Click Here for the Event Flyer!

8:00 PM - Movie in the Park, presented by the City of Hopkinsville and Division of Parks and Recreation. "Journey 2 - The Mysterious Island" will be shown at Westside Park.


September 13, Saturday


Pennyrile Walk To End Alzheimers at the Christian County Justice Center. For more information, contact Sherri Turner at 513-317-6932 or Traci Mason at 270-498-0560, or visit www.alz.org/walk.

9:00 AM -
The James Thomas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will  meet at the Trigg County Extension Office, 2651 Hopkinsville Rd. For information contact Virginia Alexander at 270-522-8219.


September 27, Saturday


9:00 AM - Noon -
"Music At The Market" at the Downtown Farmers Market in downtown Hopkinsville.


September 28, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial."
OCTOBER


October 3, Friday

8 AM - 7 PM -
The 2014 Women's Show will be held at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. For more information, call 270-887-0427 OR 270-839-3113 or email dyates@jsmc.org or lhull@jsmc.org.


October 10 - 11, Friday - Saturday

The 38th Trigg County Country Ham Festival! Carnival ALL DAY at the West Cadiz Park with Special Vendors on Sunday, October 12th. More information coming soon. Sand Pig Art is back! - Children's Petting Zoo - Ventiloquist - Hog Calling Contest - Country Ham and more!


October 13, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.


October 18, Saturday

1:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "Gone With The Wind."


October 19, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "Gone With The Wind."
 
NOVEMBER


November 10, Monday


5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.


November 15, Saturday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "The Maltese Falcon."


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - November 22nd through December 20th.
Christmas Market on the Square at the Farmers Market in downtown Hopkinsville. *Exception is December 13th hours will be 4:00 - 7:00 PM.
DECEMBER


December 8, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.



December 20, Saturday

6:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."


December 21, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."

 

ONGOING EVENTS:


Email ddickerson@wkdzradio.com with ongoing events in your organization.
 

Trigg-Lyon County Newcomers Club meets on the third Wednesday in the months of January, February, April, October, November and December at 11 AM at the Lake Barkley Lodge. Meet and greet starts at 10:30 AM. For information, contact President Nola Courtney at 270-522-9703 or Membership Chair Patsy Rajnowski at 270-522-3526.

The Christian County Senior Citizens Center (AW Watts Senior Center) has resumed their monthly dances. Dances are 1st and 3rd Thursday nights. Doors open at 6:30. $6.00 per person. Concessions will be available. The dance is from 7:00-9:30.


Colon cancer is the second leading cancer killer among us, yet it is one of the most preventable. Regular screenings can prevent colon cancer or detect it early and prevent its spread. Uninsured, income eligible residents of Christian and Todd counties should call the Christian County Health Department at (270) 887-4160 for free colon cancer screenings. It could save your life. 
 
The United Way of the Pennyrile and Christian County Cares have partnered to match non-profit agencies in the community with volunteers willing to share their time and talent. If interested, contact Jennifer Maddux at uway@hesenery.net for more information.


Low income seniors: The Aging and Disabilities Resource Center can connect you with services you may be eligible for. Call toll free 1-866-844-4396 or 270-886-9484. This is a service of the Pennyrile Area Development District.


Every Thursday

3:30 - 4:30 PM -
Zumba Classes at St. John's United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville.  $5 per class.  For more information contact Wendy Westerfield at 270-498-4441 or email wendy_woo@hotmail.com.


3rd Thursday of every Month

4:30 PM -
Hopkinsville Police Department will have a Crime Meeting in the City Council Chambers of the Lackey Municipal Building.  Open to the public.


2nd Saturday of Every Month

8 - 11 AM -
The Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group has their Big Breakfast at the Eagles Club, 2600 Fort Campbell Boulevard.  All you can eat for $6.  Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, biscuits & gravy, potatoes, fried apples, coffee, milk and orange juice.  Proceeds benefit charities.

10 AM -
Aaron McNeil House will have a Commodity Distribution - items will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Photo ID or other proof of residency in Christian County is required. Proof of income is NOT required. 

The Woody Winfree Fire Transportation Museum located at 310 9th Street in Hopkinsville is open Monday - Friday 10 AM - 4 PM.  Admission is $5 for adults/ $3 for seniors/ free for age 16 & under and for museum members.  For more information call 270-887-4270.



Trigg County Recycling

Cerulean Baptist Church parking lot - 8 AM Monday - 1 PM Wednesday
Rockcastle Volunteer Fire Department - 2 PM Wednesday - 2 PM Friday
Southroad Volunteer Fire Department - 3 PM Friday - 6 AM Monday
Roaring Springs Volunteer Fire Department - 7 AM Monday - 1 PM Wednesday
Linton Volunteer Fire Department - 2 PM Wednesday - 1 PM Friday
Canton One Stop - 2 PM Friday - 6 AM Monday


Regular Meetings


The Stephen Trigg Chapter, Kentucky Society Sons of the American Revolution, meet the 3rd. Tuesday 6:30, Old Cadiz Masonic Lodge Building.

The TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Cadiz Chapter, meets Wednesday mornings at the Cadiz United Methodist Church, 482 Lakota Drive. Weigh-ins start at 9 am - meeting at 9:30 am. It’s not about a “diet” - it’s about making the right choices. For more information, call 522-5604.

The Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary meets the second Monday of each month at 1:30 P.M. at the Trigg County Hospital conference room, lower level."


Ducks Unlimited, Lake Barkley Chapter, invites you to become a DU Committee member.  Meetings are held every Monday night at 6 PM at the Cadiz Restaurant.  For more information contact Nick Gresham at 270-881-2689.

The American Legion Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6 PM at the James L. Street Library, lower level.  For more information call Ditto Pietrzak at 206-0489.

Western State Hospital Support Group for families meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3 PM in the Family Resource Center of the hospital.  For more information call 270-889-6025 ext. 490.  Updated 5/6/11.

The 4-H Dog Club meeting is held on Monday nights at 6 PM.  Call 522-3269 for more information.  Updated 5/5/11.

The Cadiz VFW meets the 1st Thursday of the month at the VFW building located at 37 Lafayette Street.  Call 522-1836.

The Foster Care and Adoption Program informational meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 110 Riverfront Drive, Hopkinsville.  For more information call Carole Keel at 270-889-6570.  Updated 5/5/11.

The Trigg County Democratic Women's Club meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Emergency Management Operations Center on Jefferson Street.  For more information, contact club president, Betty Baker-Wharton at 270-985-3083.