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The Trigg County High School Cheerleaders are selling portraits. The sitting fee is $10.00. You will receive a free 8 x 10 portrait. All orders are due by September 8. For more details contact a high school cheerleader. All proceeds go to support the Trigg County High School Cheerleading Team.

The Trigg County Youth Athletic Association is now taking applications for officers for the 2015 calendar year. Each office carries a one-year term. The TCYAA is looking for self-motivated, hard working people whose main interest is the betterment of baseball and softball for ALL kids. Click Here to get the Form!

The Janice Mason Art Museum announces a new exhibit that opened Friday, August 1 at the museum. Fire Painting features ceramic vessels by Owensboro Kentucky Artist -- Bruce Wall.

The Hopkinsville Chamber of Commerce invites you to help save Fort Campbell from potentially damaging cuts from the Pentagon. Click Here and sign and electronically send a letter to the Pentagon, as well as to our Legislators, to Register your Support for Fort Campbell.


Christian County Head Start is still accepting applications for Preschool Children. Children must be 3 or 4 by August 1st for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents are asked to bring the child's birth certificate, social security card, medical/insurance card and proof of household income to the center at 1355 Glass Ave. in Hopkinsville to complete an application. Please call 270-707-0740 if you have any questions.


August 29, Friday

11:00 AM - 2nd Annual Christian County Humane Society Putts for Pets Charity Golf Tournament - The Links at Novadell, Hopkinsville. 4 Man/Woman Team $60 per player, $240 per team. Tee-Off is at Noon. Registration includes entry into all events, 18 holes of golf, a riding cart and lunch. Prizes to be awarded. More information can be found here!

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.

August 30, Saturday

8:00 AM - Vessel Safety Check - The next Vessel Checks are being held on August 30th at Lake Barkley Marina at 8am until noon or last boat is checked. Brought to you by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 87. Call Steve Emery at 270-350-0450 if you have questions or need to have your boat checked if you are not able to attend this event.

10:00 AM - Kenlake State Resort Park - Opening Ceremony for 3-D Archery Course - The Course includes 30 realistic targets at varying distances for all skill levels. The course will be open for free on opening day.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM - Pennrile Forest State Resort Park's 60th Anniversary & Homecoming at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Did you work at the park in the past? Have you enjoyed bringing your family to the park for decades? Did you or one of your relatives help build the original structures at the park? If you answer yes to any of these questions, please join us for the celebration! Bring copies of photographs and park memorabilia.

6:00 PM - All Trigg County High School graduates are invited to attend the Annual Meeting and Pot Luck Meal of the Trigg County Alumni Association at Trigg County Schools Cafeteria. The Class of 1964 will be recognized for their 50th year since their graduation. Make plans now to attend!

August 30 - 31, September 1, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Kentucky's Western Waterland will hold it's 39th annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Grand Rivers, Kentucky on Labor Day Weekend. The festival is Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31st 9am - 5pm each day and Monday (Labor Day) 9am - 3pm. The festival is held at Little River Park in Grand Rivers. Approximately 100 crafts booths and artisans from 10 states are participating this year. For more information visit



The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - LIVE at the Alhambra Series 2014-2015 Season - Tickets for the LIVE at the Alhambra series for 2014-2015 season are on  sale now. We are pleased to invite our community to attend the exciting theatre and musical performance of the fantastic LIVE at the Alhambra Series beginning September 5th. To purchase Tickets contact the Pennyroyal Arts Council at 270-887-4295, or come by the L&N Depot, Monday through Friday 8:30am - 3:00pm.

Colonels Light The Night - The Fallen Colonel Run. Registrations must be completed by September 13, 2014 for a guaranteed shirt and glow gear. Event to be held at Christian County High School. Click Here for the Event Flyer.

September 1, Monday

1:00 PM - The American Legion Post 233 invites you to join them in their annual Labor Day Pig Roast September 1st! Live Entertainment, Games, Entertainment for the Kids, Prizes, Silent Auction and More! The Event is open to the Public. If you have questions please contact Kylee Burnham at 931-436-4516. American Legion address is 14633 Fort Campbell Blvd., Oak Grove, KY. Click Here for the Event Flyer!

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 3, Wednesday

11:30 AM - Military Affairs Committee Meeting at Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD) Office. RSVP to Tiffany Quebe at 270-885-9096 or

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Christian County Middle School Volunteer Training. Current, New and Potential Volunteers Welcome! Network with existing volunteers; meet school personnel, learn more about opportunities for volunteers and more! Christian County Middle School Inside the Performing Arts Center.

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - West KY Regional Blood Center - Cerulean Community Blood Drive at the Cerulean Baptist Church, 225 Main St., Cerulean. All blood types are needed!

September 4, Thursday

9:00 AM - Pennyrile Allied Community Services, Inc. Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (PACS-RSVP) is sponsoring a Trigg County Volunteer In-Service Training at Cadiz Renaissance Center, 49 Jefferson St., Cadiz. Learn about volunteer opportunites and meet the new RSVP Coordinator, Melissa Witten. Plan to attend and bring a friend that is 55 or older. Free Event.

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM - West Kentucky Regional Blood Center - Princeton Community Blood Drive at Ogden United Methodist Church, 305 West Main St., Princeton. All blood types are needed!

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Christian County Homemaker Open House - Christian County Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Rd. This is your opportunity to meet with others facing like challenges and with similar interests and needs and to develop a circle of friendship, support, and knowledge. Click Here for the Event Flyer.

5:30 PM - Elkton Bike Night - Elkton Public Square - Music with Clay Bilyeu.

September 6, Saturday

8:00 AM - Knights of Columbus Four Person Golf Scramble at Western Hills Golf Course in Hopkinsville. Entry Fee is  $75.00 per person and includes cart, green fees, 2 mulligans and lunch. Prizes for longest drive and closest to pin. Click Here for the Event Flyer!

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Safe Schools = Safe Communities - The Christian County Public School District has transformed its discipline policies, practices and stategies to create safe school environments conducive for learning. There will be a district-wide workshop for parents, teachers, students and community members at the Hopkinsville - Christian County Boys and Girls Club. Click Here for more information.

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM - 27th Trail of Tears Intertribal Pow Wow at Trail of Tears Commorative Park. This historically important event features tribal dancing, Native American storytelling, arts and crafts, and drumming. Enjoy wood carving, bow making, flint knapping, and open fire cooking in pottery, bead work, Indian flute playing demonstration and more Native American activities. Great food choices and Native made treasures! Dance and Drum competitions. For more information contact Roger Richey at 270-887-5716 or Ramsey Morris at 270-886-0701 or 270-498-0723.

6:00 PM - You are cordially invited to the Salute Series Military Affairs Reception at the Hopkinsville Golf & Country Club, 303 Country Club Lane, Hopkinsville. Hosted by Christian County Military Affairs Committee. $40 per couple. RSVP to Tiffany Quebe at or call 270-885-9096.

September 7 - 13, Sunday - Saturday

Oak Grove Baptist Church Youth Ministries Consignment Sale dates will be September 7th - 13th. As you are making room for new Christmas items, or when you start your spring cleaning, start a consignment box or tag as you go. Visit their Facebook page at for updates and more sale dates this year. View our Website for more information!

September 8, 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

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

5:30 PM - The Trigg County Replublican Committee will meet in the conference room at the Courthouse Annex. For more information contact Betty Sue Howard at 270-924-3632 or visit

September 9, Tuesday

7:30 AM - United Way Campaign KICK-OFF BREAKFAST - A.W. Watts Senior Citizen Center. Please RSVP to 270-886-8171. Click Here for our website!

September 10, Wednesday

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Please join Shady Lawn Nursing and Rehabilitation in celebrating their 50th Anniversary! Shady Lawn is located at 2582 Cerulean Road, Cadiz. Everyone is invited to help us Celebrate 50 years of service to the Community.

September 11, Thursday

12:00 Noon - Lunch & Learn Thursday, Cadiz Renaissance Center, 49 Jefferson Street, Cadiz. Cadiz Chamber honors our local First Responders on the 13th Anniversary of September 11th. Made possible by Trigg Fiscal Court.

Liberty Point Baptist Church is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of 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.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Trigg County Family Day of Play - Trigg Co. Recreation Complex - Ages up through High School. Join us for Patriot's Day/National Day of Service Remberance. Bicycle Rodeo! FREE door prizes, water, and healthy snacks available. Call 270-388-9747 ext. 401 for details. Download the Event Flyer. Click Here for the Partner Registration Form.

5:30 PM - Elkton Bike Night - Final Bike Night Entertainment Bank - Jon Royce Bank - Elkton Public Square.

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!

Calling All Chili Cook-Off Teams: Pull out your best chili recipe...and sign up for this year's Annual Freedom Friday Chili Cook-Off! This year's event will be held in Downtown Hopkinsville. You can contact Military Affairs at the Chamber at 270-885-9096. Get the Event Flyer! Sign Up Your Team!


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 12 - 13, Friday - Saturday

8th Annual Lake Barkley QUILT SHOW
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Friday
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Saturday
309 Lee S. Jones Park Dr. 93 South, Eddyville, KY - "The quilt show is one of the biggest attractions for artists and buyers alike. People love the handmade, hometown feel they experience here."

Crofton Gordon Park Septemberfest -
Friday, September 12, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM and
Saturday, September 13, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
To be held at Crofton Gordon Park, 13735 Old Madisonville Rd., Crofton. Co-Ed Softball Tournament, 3 Bouncers, Vendors, Games and Face Painting, Gospel Music Night, Local Singing - Concessions and MORE! For more information or to register for softball, children's pageant, or as a Vendor call 270-424-5111.

September 13, Saturday

6:30 AM Registration, 8:00 AM 1 Mile Fun Run Begins, 8:30 AM - 5K/10K Run Begins - YMCA Trot for the Troops - It's time again for the Trot for the Troops 5K/10K Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Run! Join the Hopkinsville Family YMCA. For further information call 70-887-5382.

8:00 AM - Stewart County Senior Citizens Center - 4 Person Golf Scramble - at Paris Landing State Park - For more information contact the Golf Shop at Paris Landing at 731-641-4459 or Stewart Co. Senior Center at 931-232-7663. Click Here to download the Event Flyer.

9:00 AM Registration Begins - 10:00 AM Walk Begins! The Fourth Annual Pennyrile Walk To End Alzheimers will take place at the Christian County Justice Center. "Funds raised for the Walk will provide support services for the 67,000 Kentuckians.... For more information, contact Sherri Turner at 513-317-6932 or Traci Mason at 270-498-0560, or visit

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.

10:00 AM - Jakes Day - Wesern KY Gobblers of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will host a  "Jakes Day" A day set aside just for the kids. We will have various activities for them to participate in. Events such as archery & skeet shooting and more. We will discuss hunter safety and firearm handling as well. The event will be at 810 Root Rd., Crofton, KY.

September 15, Monday

6:00 PM - The Christian County  Humane Society will be sponsoring an Animal Advocacy Class at the Holiday Inn, Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville. Pamela Rogers, KY State Director  Humane Society of the United States will speak about the laws governing our companion animals and dog fighting. Doors will open at 6pm.

September 15, 16, 17 - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Pennyrile Games "Exclusively For 50 Years & UP" - Approximately 300 participants from nine counties are anticipcated for three days of fun and competitive activities. Participants only have to be 50 years old, by September 15, 2014 to participate.  Entry deadline is September 5th.


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 or

8:30 AM - Shotgun Start - 24th Annual Mike Foster Golf Scramble to Benefit the Hopkinsville Community College Foundation. The Links at Novadell, 500 Novadell Way, Hopkinsville.

October 3 - 4, Friday & Saturday

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Aurora, KY will be having a "Flea For All" at the Aurora Community Park (formerly the visitors center) on Friday and Saturday. Instead of the usual Aurorafest, there will be fea markets and yard sales set up throughout the Aurora Community...just no parade. For more information call Bonnie Kincannon at 270-354-8467.

October 4, Saturday

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Kelly "Night Out" Chili Dinner - Kely Holiness Church Parking Lot - FREE Chili Dinner for the citizens of Kelly in appreciation and good fellowship. Music, Games, Prizes, Bouncer and more!

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 11, Saturday
                     Hog Wild 5K Walk / Run - Baby Settle Benefit
    7:30 AM - Check-In
    8:30 AM - Race Begins

    Baby Settle has been diagnosed with Spinal Bifida. At just one   day old, Baby Settle will have to undergo surgery. All proceeds from this race will go to help ease the financial burdens of the medical bills. To register for the race, visit
  Get the Event Flyer Here!

October 13, Monday

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

October 14, Tuesday

7:00 PM - Kelly Community Organization, Inc. Committee Meeting - Kelly Baptist Church - Open to the public; we invite Kelly citizens to get involved.

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."

October 23, Thursday

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Set-Up Time - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Event Time - FNB Bank Presents the 2nd Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at the Trigg County Convention Center & Recreation Complex, 303 Complex Rd., Cadiz. Come and beat the holiday rush, support great charities, and promote your business during the Holiday Shopping Season. Click Here for the Vendor Registration Form and Click Here for the Event Flyer.

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 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."



Email 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 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

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.

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