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The 7TH ANNUAL BIGGEST LOSER Community Weight Loss Challenge officially gets underway Thursday, January 29th…..Sponsored by Trigg County Hospital, Hancock’s Neighborhood Market, Culligan and WKDZ/WHVO.  This 10 week challenge is designed to help our community and each person to get started on the way to a healthier you. The Challenge is based on percentage of weight loss, so everyone has an equal chance!! Click on our Community Edge Link to see all the information.

 

The Janice Mason Art Museum announces Chocolate Affair 2015, on Valentine's Day February 14th. The event features live music, chocolates and beverages. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW - $20.00 per person at the Janice Mason Art Museum. Stop in to purchase tickets or call Rebecca Rittenhouse at 270-522-9056. The event is held at Fairholme, The John Street Home on Main Street in Cadiz. There are two timed entries, 5pm and 6pm.










3:00 PM - 6:00 PM - The Hopkinsville Art Guild Invites you to: Be My SweetART."
ONLY 100 TICKETS AVAILABLE - $25.00 each.
Join the Art Guild and choose delicious treats to celebrate Valentines Day and enjoy music, art, food and register to win door prizes. For additional information, email  or call 270-887-8972.
See the Event Flyer Here.










Call for entries - Photography Contest, "What LOVE Means to Me" Presented by the Hopkinsville Art Guild. Subject matter may reflect the artist view of "What LOVE means to me." Deadline for all entries is February 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the Art Guild. For additional information contact Nancy Stalls by email at 270-978-0983 or follow the WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.



January 23 - 24, Friday & Saturday

The World Champion Trigg County Arrowcats Archery Team Host  the "Trigg County Arrowcat Classic" Archery Tournament. Friday Night Flights will shoot at 5pm, 6pm, & 7pm.  Saturday Flights begin at 9am and shoot every hour on the hour until 6pm. Award Ceremonies should be about 7:15pm on Saturday Night. Over 556 Archers are registered to participate: Elementary, Middle  and High School Divisions.




January 24, Saturday

6:30 PM - Step into the realm of the paranormal when Twilight Theatre Productions presents a staged reading ASCENT, an epic poem by Matt Bialer. Bialer has published six books of poetry, and is also an acclaimed photographer and watercolorist. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. This one-time performance will be staged at Historic Cherokee Park at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. Hor d'oeuvres and wine will be served. This event is free of charge.


January 24 - 25, Saturday & Sunday

Eagle Watch Weekend Tours at Lake Barkley State Resort Park. Tours begin boarding at 7:45am and leave at 8am. Yacht returns at 11:15am. In the afternoons, the Yacht boards at 1:15pm and leaves at 1:30pm. Yacht returns at 4:00pm. Van Tours are also available by calling 800-325-1708 and ask for the Recreation Department. Times above are for Saturday and Sunday.


January 26, Monday


1:30 PM - The TABE test will be administered FREE of Charge at the Trigg County Adult Education Center. Call 270-522-2212 to schedule an appointment.



January 26 - 31, Monday - Saturday

This year Missoula Children's Theatre will present their adaptation of "The Jungle Book." Original music and rollicking humor give new life to the classic tale by Rudyard Kipling. Auditions: January 26.  Rehearsals: January 26 - 31. Performance: January 31. For more information, go to our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.


January 27, Tuesday

8:00 AM - The TABE test will be administered FREE of Charge at the Trigg County Adult Education Center. Call 270-522-2212 to schedule an appointment.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Alzheimer's Association Program in Madisonville - If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Registration required. Designed for the general public, $15 fee for professionals. Contact the Hopkins County Senior Center.

12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM - Hopkinsville YMCA Annual Meeting, 7805 Eagle Way, Hopkinsville. Come tour the new expansion and hear about the YMCA's 2014 Achievements! RSVP by January 26 at 270-887-5382.

12:00 Noon - Trigg County Caregiver Support Group meets at the John L. Street Library located at 244 Main Street, Cadiz. For additional information, please contact Miranda Hunt by phone at 270-886-9584 or send an email.


January 28, Wednesday

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive in the Fair View Community and will be located at Dutch Kuntry, 225 Vaughn's Grove Fairview Rd., Pembroke. Blood Types Needed: O positive and A negative.


January 29, Thursday

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - A Ready, Set, Kingergarten Workshop at the Trigg County Primary School. This is a family program for any children that will be entering kindergarten in August 2015. There will be refreshments and fun activities for all who attend. There will be doorprizes for this session including: 2 - $100 Gift Cards as well as 8 - $25 Gift Cards to Hancock's Neighborhood Market.


6:00 PM - The Hopkinsville Homebuilders will be having their January meeting, fish fry and Cadillac Stag at the Pioneers on N. Main St., Hopkinsville. You can join the homebuilders for a great meal and a chance to win a grand prize. Contact any member for details.

6:30 PM - The Trigg County Weather Spotters Network will meet at the EOC in Cadiz behind the Justice Center in the former Senior Citizens Center. Anyone who is interested in becoming a Weather Spotter is welcome to come to the meeting. This class is required for current Weather Spotters.


The 7TH ANNUAL BIGGEST LOSER Community Weight Loss Challenge officially gets underway today! Sponsored by Trigg County Hospital, Hancock’s Neighborhood Market, Culligan and WKDZ/WHVO.  This 10 week challenge is designed to help our community and each person to get started on the way to a healthier you. The Challenge is based on percentage of weight loss, so everyone has an equal chance!! Click on our Community Edge Link to see all the information.


January 30 - Friday

7:00 PM - Hopkinsville Drum Circles Indoors - The gathering of the Hopkinsville Drum Circle at the winter location, Thomas Street Recreation Center, in Hopkinsville. Bring your own drums, percussion instruments, AND your own chairs.


January 31, Saturday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Boating Safety Course - U.S. Coast Guard Auxilliary Lake Barley Flotilla - About Boating Safely - This beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety course in many states. For information or to Register call Dickie Reece at 270-839-9453 and follow our Community Edge Link for more information. Held at the Cadiz United Methodist Church.
Call for entries - Photography Contest, "What LOVE Means to Me" Presented by the Hopkinsville Art Guild. Subject matter may reflect the artist view of "What LOVE means to me." Deadline for all entries is February 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the Art Guild. For additional information contact Nancy Stalls at 270-978-0983 or by email. See the Contest Flyer by following our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.


February 6, Friday

7:00 PM - Join us for the first ever WKDZ/WHVO Heart Walk Variety Show, at Lakeland Jamboree, 61 Jefferson Street, in downtown Cadiz. It will be a fun night filled with lots of music - from Contemporary Christian to Southern Gospel/Bluegrass to Country & Oldies. Plus a little bit of comedy. Featuring the WKDZ/WHVO staff. Cost is $5 at the door - with half the proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association. Additional donations greatly appreciated. Sit back, relax, and  let us entertain you. Then give a generous donation and help us meet our $1500 goal for the American Heart Association. Also, we encourage you to put together your own team for the Heart Walk at Bradford Square Mall on February 21st.

7:00 PM - Enjoy a sweet treat of clean comedy, great music and some yummy desserts. It's the Sweet Life! Dessert Comedy Theatre Featuring Scott Davis at the First Baptist Church, Hopkinsville. Tickets $10 in Advance, $15 at the door. Free childcare provided for ages 5 years and younger, but reservations are required. Please call 270-886-1216 to reserve space for your child, or if you need more information.

 
February 7, Saturday

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM - The Kiwanis Club will conduct a Pancake Breakfast at the Memorial Building in downtown Hopkinsville. The meal includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and juice. Tickets are $6.50 each and may be purchased in advance from any Kiwanis Club member or at the door.

 

11:00 AM - Inaugural Polar Bear Plunge to Benefit Pennyroyal Hospice - Lake Barkley Marina!
Take the Plunge to benefit Pennyroyal Hospice....or Sponsor someone else that is special on your list! Costume Contest, Hot Chocolate Bar and More! Contact Elyssa Tucker for more information!


5:00 PM Doors Open, 6:30 Dinner Served - The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Annual Banquet at the Barkley Lodge Convention Center, Lake Park Road, Cadiz. Come out and support the NWTF movement for Conservation, Safety, and our Community Organizations. Drawings for prints, shotguns, handguns and more! For more information, call Paul Godwin at 270-881-8734.


February 7 - 8, Saturday & Sunday

Eagle Watch Weekend Tours at Kenlake State Resort Park. Tours begin boarding at 7:45am and leave at 8am. Yacht returns at 11:15am. In the afternoons, the Yacht boards at 1:15pm and leaves at 1:30pm. Yacht returns at 4:00pm. Van Tours are also available by calling 800-325-0143. Times above are for Saturday and Sunday. Guests should bring warm clothes, rain gear and binoculars. These trips can take place under extreme weather conditions.


February 10, Tuesday

Noon - 1:00 PM - Lunch & Learn at the Cadiz Renaissance Center.  February is National Heart Month. When experiencing symptoms of a heart attack, Time Is Critical!  Guest Speaker is Dr Rao Velaga, Cardiologist. Please Wear RED to Support This Event!


February 12, Thursday

 
7:00 PM - 9:15 PM - Valentine's DANCE at the PACS Christian County Senior Center, 1402 W 7th St, Hopkinsville. Featured is The Wallace Band. Admission is $6 per person.






February 13, Friday

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM - The Hopkinsville Art Guild Invites you to: Be My SweetART." Join the Art Guild and choose delicious treats to celebrate Valentines Day and enjoy music, art, food and register to win door prizes. Limited Advance Tickets $25.00. For additional information, email or call 270-887-8972. See the Event Flyer by following our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.

5:00 PM - Prize Award for the "What LOVE Means to Me" Photography Contest at the Guild Gallery, 108 E. 6th St., Hopkinsville.


February 14, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.

6:00 PM - The Janice Mason Art Museum announces Chocolate Affair 2015, on Valentine's Day February 14th. The event features live music, chocolates and beverages. Tickets are $20.00 per person and are on sale now at the Janice Mason Art Museum. Stop in to purchase tickets or call Rebecca Rittenhouse at 270-522-9056. The event is held at Fairholme, The John Street Home on Main Street in Cadiz. There are two timed entries 5pm and 6pm.



February 19, Thursday

The Career Pathways Expo at the James E. Bruce Convention Center.  Senior high school students from Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties will visit booths from 8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. the morning of the event. Event opens to the general public from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. For more information, contact Lanita Wilson, Workforce and Leadership Development Director at (270) 885-9096.


February 21, Saturday

8:30 AM Registration - 9:30 AM - Walk Begins! The Christian County American Heart Association Heart Walk at the Bradford Square Mall. Register now and plan to attend or join a team! Follow our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link to Register.

10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon - Know what to do if you find yourself "Suddenly In Command" of a boat where you were only a passenger. The captain becomes incapacitated or falls overboard; you purchase a new boat and step aboard for the first time. You are Suddenly In Command. Presented by Flotilla 082-08-07 Lake Barkley, KY. Location is Cadiz United Methodist Church on Lakota Dr., Cadiz. Follow our Community Edge Link for more information.


February 27, Friday

7:00 PM - Hopkinsville Drum Circles Indoors - The gathering of the Hopkinsville Drum Circle at the winter location, Thomas Street Recreation Center, in Hopkinsville. Bring your own drums, percussion instruments, AND your own chairs.


February 28, Saturday

8:00 AM - The Modernette Civic Club, Inc. will sponsor their 21st Annual African American Heritage Breakfast at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Keynote Speaker is Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, M.D. Commissioner for Kentucky Department for Public Health and Public Services, Frankfort, KY. Tickets are $15.00 per person and my be purchased from any Modernette Member or by calling 270-886-3352 or 270-886-6452 or 270-885-1232.
 
March 13 - 14, Friday & Saturday

6th Annual International Festival:  Immerse yourself in global culture without leaving Christian County!  The City of Hopkinsville is hosting the 6th Annual International Festival at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. This event celebrates the vast cultural diversity found in our country and educates citizens about a multitude of global traditions and history. For more information please go to our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.



March 14, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.

March 20, Friday

Entry Deadline for the 2015 El2 Business Plan Competition. This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.


March 27, Friday

12 Noon - 4:00 PM - 2015 El2 Business Plan Competition - MSU Hopkinsville Regional Campus Business Plan/Business Pitch Workshop. A workshop that includes business planning and the essentials to an effective business pitch representation. This workshop wil privde details needed to complete both the written and verbal sections of the competition. This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.

7:00 PM - Hopkinsville Drum Circles Indoors - The gathering of the Hopkinsville Drum Circle at the winter location, Thomas Street Recreation Center, in Hopkinsville. Bring your own drums, percussion instruments, AND your own chairs.
April 11, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.


April 30, Thursday

5:00 PM - 2015 El2 Business Plan Competition - Business Plan Draft Submission Deadline. Edach competitor must meet with a service provider listed below and present a draft business plan to one of the following - Henry Snorton of MEDI, Sarah Brown of MSU SBDC, or Loretta Daniel, Kentucky Innovation Network at MSU.
This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.
 
May 8, Friday

4:00 PM - Midnight - The Trigg County Relay for Life at the Trigg County Schools football field. See the Rely For Life Calendar for more information.


May 9, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.


May 20, Wednesday

5:00 PM - 2015 El2 Business Plan Competition - Complete Business Plan Submission DEADLINE. All Business Plans must be submitted to the Chamber at the Commerce Center in Hopkinsville. This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.


May 29, Friday

ALL DAY - 2015 El2 Business Plan Competition - Business Pitch Round (Judging) at the Hopkinsville Chamber Commerce Center. This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.
June 4, Thursday

2015 El2 Business Plan Competition. The Winner will be announced at the Hopkinsville Chamber Annual Dinner. This event through the Christian County Cares Vision Plan.


June 13, Saturday


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.


June 20, Saturday

175th Celebration in Ferdinand, Indiana (just outside Evansville) - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Members The Lovin' Spoonful will headline a full Saturday evening of entertainment during Ferdinand's 175th Celebration in June. Joining the historic band will be country rock legends Pure Prarie League, as well as southern rockers the Georgia Satellites. Central Indiana's the Easthills will kick off the night of entertainment. Ferdinand's 175th Celebration will be a FREE event and open to all ages. What a fun time.....for FREE! Follow our Community Edge Link for more information!
July 11, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.
 
August 8, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.
 
September 12, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.


September 26, Saturday

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's to be held at the Justice Center parking lot in Hopkinsville.
9:00 AM - Registration Begins, 9:45 AM - Ceremony, 10:00 AM - Walk Begins
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October 9 - 10, Friday & Saturday

39th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival. Carnival ALL Day at West Cadiz Park with Special Vendors on Sunday, October 11th. Follow our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.


October 10, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.


 
November 14, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.
 
December 12, Saturday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Aerie 3423 Eagle Riders Group Country Breakfast - 2nd Saturday of each month. $6.00 All you can eat including drink. Carry-outs welcome, Large order delivery available (5 or more). Eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy plus MORE!!!! 2600 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY.
 
Email ddickerson@wkdzradio.com with ongoing events in your organization.

NEW! Public Transportation in Hopkinsville. Hopkinsville Transit. For information on Schedules and Routes, call 270-890-6055. Follow our WKDZ/WHVO Community Edge Link.

 
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