Christian County,

New COVID-19 Death Reported In Christian County

The Christian County Health Department reported a new COVID-related death Friday. Spokeswoman Amanda Sweeney-Brunt said the county’s 102nd COVID-19 related death was a 65-year-old African American female. Sweeney-Brunt added the last several weeks, there had been a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the county. The health department offers free...
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Trigg County,

Susan Kyler Honored With Trigg Community Service Award

Retiring Trigg County Conservation District Administrative Assistant Susan Kyler is the latest to receive the Dr. Tom Martin Community Service award. Trigg County Judge-Executive Hollis Alexander presented the award to Kyler at the Trigg County Farm Tour Thursday at Riverbend Farms. Alexander thanked Kyler for her many years of service...
Todd County,

Todd Fiscal Court hears update on search for new treasurer

Todd Fiscal Court made quick work of a routine agenda Friday morning and the process of hiring a new county treasurer will begin soon. Treasurer Tammy Robertson announced last month she’ll retire at the end of the year and Friday was the deadline to apply for the job. Judge-Executive Todd Mansfield is establishing a committee to hire Robertson’s replacement and Magistrates Brent Spurlin and Jimmy Turner agreed to serve.

Richard Garrett resigns City Council seat after District Attorney lawsuit

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Ward 1 City Council member and Mayor Pro Tem Richard Garrett resigned his seat Thursday night shortly after the District Attorney’s Office filed two lawsuits against him for living outside his ward. The State of Tennessee, by way of District Attorney General John Carney’s office,...
Christian County,

Cities in Christian, Todd and Trigg set to receive additional COVID-19 relief funding

Multiple cities in western Kentucky, including in Christian, Todd and Trigg counties, are set to receive further funding for COVID-19 relief from the American Rescue Plan. According to a news release, the $157 million in funding it set to be distributed across 360 non-entitlement cities in the state of Kentucky, and they could start receive their funds within the next week. The funding is intended to be used to offset expenses related to COVID-19, including the costs of personal protective equipment, vaccination clinics, loss of revenue, payroll and more.

Hopkinsville Solid Waste Enterprise Seeking Rate Increase

The Hopkinsville Solid Waste Enterprise is asking the city council for a rate increase. During Thursday evening’s Hopkinsville Committee of the Whole meeting, General Manager Tony Sicari said rates needed to be raised by $3.41 a month and is the first increase since it was formed in 2006. Sicari added...

Welcome Home Veterans Celebration set for September

CLARKSVILLE, TN – The Welcome Home Veterans Celebration is returning to Clarksville from Sept. 15-19, courtesy of Visit Clarksville and Oak Grove Tourism Commission. The celebration will include a variety of free exhibits and activities, along with ticketed events like meals and concerts. Exhibits. The American Veteran Traveling Tribute Wall,...
Trigg County,

Trigg County School Board Seeks Success With Vocational School Grant

On July 21, the Kentucky School Facilities Construction Commission announced it would be accepting applications for $75 million in grants for vocational school upgrades — in what will be a large part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s “Better Kentucky Plan.”. On Thursday night, the Trigg County Board of Education wasted little...