HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky woman and her great-grandson died in a weekend house fire, officials said.
Crews responded late Saturday to reports of heavy fire and smoke at...
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Quarterback: Beau Allen, Lexington Catholic
Running Backs: Jeriah Hightower, Madisonville-North Hopkins; Braedon Sloan, Wayne County
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky prosecutor has been absent from court in the weeks following the release of the letter where he asked former Gov. Matt Bevin to pardon a man convicted of sexual...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police are seeking the public's helping in finding an inmate who escaped while on work release.
According to a news release, police received a call...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a Kentucky woman to five years in prison in connection to the death of her infant son.
The Kentucky New Era reports Judge John Atkins handed...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official says three people have died in a crash on a western Kentucky highway.
News outlets report the three-vehicle crash occurred Friday morning on the...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Hopkinsville High School band director pleaded not guilty to rape charges on Wednesday after he was accused of having sex with a student. His wife, a former assistant...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police say an award-winning high school band director gave an underage female student marijuana and engaged in sexual acts with her multiple times.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three more people have been arrested in connection with a robbery and the shooting of a Kentucky police officer.
Hopkinsville Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the...
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a suspect shot and wounded a police officer during a robbery pursuit.
Hopkinsville Police Chief Clayton Sumner says Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the head and arm Monday.
Sumner says two vehicles were involved in a robbery at a Walmart and separate police chases ensued. Davidson had attempted a traffic stop on one of the vehicles when the suspect started shooting. Sumner says Davidson is in good condition at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ HopFed Bancorp Inc. (HFBC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Hopkinsville, Kentucky-based company said it had profit of 26 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $11.3 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $8.8 million.
For the year, the company reported profit of $5.7 million, or 91 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $36.4 million.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Curtis Gill Jr. is ready to pick up his bed and walk.
After losing his right leg to the rare bone cancer osteosarcoma and dealing with depression there after, Gill is on a mission to get his strength back — both physically and mentally — and to show others it's possible to overcome.
Gill has made it his mission to walk all 96 steps to the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
The 2018 Associated Press Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 16 media representatives from across the state:
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
Quarterback — Garrett Dennis, Louisville Male
Running Back — Wandale Robinson, Western Hills
Running Back — Tre Bass, Franklin-Simpson
Wide Receiver — Milton Wright, Louisville Christian Academy
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Bath Co. 81, Rose Hill Christian 32
Butler Co. 76, Elizabethtown 64
Clay County, Tenn. 87, Cumberland Co. 69
Fairview 50, Raceland 46
Georgia School for the Deaf, Ga. 68, Kentucky School F/t Blind 43
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Bishop Brossart 67, Holmes 66, OT
Buckhorn 61, Red Bird 46
Campbell Co. 77, Mason Co. 43
Clinton Co. 72, Pickett County, Tenn. 39
Elliott Co. 104, Lewis Co. 76
Evangel Christian 46, Beth Haven 39
Floyd Central, Ind. 61, Lou. Ballard 56
Hazard 74, Cordia 60
Ironton St. Joseph, Ohio 62, Rose Hill Christian 52
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah-based Paxton Media Group has bought the Kentucky New Era and four other newspapers.
Taylor Hayes is the publisher-editor of the Kentucky New Era. He said in a news release it was important to his family to keep the Hopkinsville paper in the commonwealth and pass it on to another family.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — He likes having a book in his hands.
"I'm probably biased because my whole life has been about writing and reading and being a newspaperman," observes Rob Dollar of the significance that he attributes to the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is protesting her 15-year-old son's 10-year prison sentence for robbery and handgun possession.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Looking back, the Rev. Cortez R. Miller imagined he would become a pastor at the age of 30, but last Sunday, the 30-year-old celebrated his fifth pastoral anniversary at Moore's Baptist Church.
"It all happened so fast," said the husband and father of three. "I guess it's like when you don't know the decision to make, God will make a decision for you."
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have identified a man fatally shot after a pursuit.
Police said Wednesday that the man was 44-year-old Damon Christopher Gayheart of Owensboro. Police said he was shot by Trooper Paul Hale, a three-year veteran of state police. Hale was placed on administrative leave, pursuant to policy.
Police said earlier that the trooper was assisting Christian County sheriff's deputies who were called Monday to investigate a suspicious vehicle.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a trooper investigating a suspicious vehicle fatally shot the operator after a pursuit.
Police said in a statement that the trooper was asked to assist Christian County Sheriff's deputies called early Monday to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle whose operator was slumped over the steering wheel.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Windows stained with sheer smears of purple, gold, green and cerulean capture sunlight that shines in on an unexpected floor at Western State Hospital.
Positive mantras and murals are painted on nearly every inch of white wall that outlines the wide-open space that makes up the art studio for patients at the mental health facility.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has died following a Kentucky apartment fire.
Kentucky State Police said in a statement that 22-year-old Andra Pool was pronounced dead at a hospital on Thursday, two days after the blaze at Woodland Heights apartment complex in Hopkinsville.
Police said 25-year-old David Keys of New Albany, Indiana, died at the scene from smoke inhalation.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died and a woman was critically injured in a Kentucky apartment fire.
Kentucky State Police said in a statement that fire crews responded Tuesday morning to the blaze at the Woodland Heights apartment complex in Hopkinsville.
Police said 25-year-old David Keys of New Albany, Indiana, died at the scene from smoke inhalation and 22-year-old Andra Pool of Hopkinsville was flown to a hospital, where she is in critical condition.
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a 4-year-old girl has drown in a western Kentucky resort park.
News outlets report that the child drowned Saturday afternoon at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, which is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Hopkinsville.
Christian County Emergency Manager Randy Graham says the county's coroner pronounced the girl dead at the scene.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ HopFed Bancorp Inc. (HFBC) on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $1.7 million.
The Hopkinsville, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $11.5 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $9.6 million.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Instead of going dark while their buildings are being remodeled, the directors of the Pennyroyal Arts Council and the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County are taking the arts and history outside the walls.
Both the Alahambra Theatre and the Pennyroyal Area Museum are closed for months due to construction. The Alhambra reopens this fall and the museum is projected to reopen in next spring.
ELKTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has made an appointment to fill an open seat for a county judge-executive.
Democrat Michael Todd Mansfield will take the job as Todd County's top official.
Mansfield is a former bank president who works for an appraisal company in Hopkinsville. He is also a Hopkinsville Community College Foundation board member.
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Every year since 1999, Big Jeff — the biggest of the catfish stocked at Jeffers Bend — was able to evade the hooks of young anglers during the annual Take Kids Fishing event in Hopkinsville.
But not this year.
Trey Blanton, 13, caught a 28-inch long fish that had the same markings as the one featured in the Friday edition of the Kentucky New Era. Charles Turner, organizer of Take Kids Fishing, announced that one was indeed Big Jeff.