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Sidewalks requirement to stay -- for now Commission OKs some changes to spur new housing

An attempt by the city of Madisonville to remove the requirement for sidewalks in new subdivisions failed on a 4-2 vote of the Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission Thursday night.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-14 06:00:00

Austin, Webster prove too much for North basketball

When a couple of 3-point baskets went in to begin the Webster County vs. Madisonville North High School game Friday night, WCHS coach Brandon Fisher knew it was "game on." He didn't realize it would be a record-setting night.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-15 06:00:00

Man charged with drug offenses, resisting arrest

A Madisonville man was arrested on multiple drug related charges Monday and the Madisonville-Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit searched a North Kentucky Avenue home, where it found suspected marijuana and other items.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-12 06:00:00

Mining Company in McClean County Needs 160 Experienced Miners

The Poplar Grove Mine in McClean County is looking to hire more than 160 experienced miners for its operations. The open positions include foremen, equipment operators, and mechanics.

WEVV.COM - 2018-12-11 01:01:17

Late free throw propels Blazers to victory

While the Kentucky Derby may be the fastest two minutes in sports, the longest two seconds in sports took place Thursday night at University Heights Academy when a late free throw pushed the Blazers to an 80-79 win over Madisonville-North Hopkins.

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-12-14 04:59:00

Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freshman Keldon Johnson scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 19 Kentucky beat Utah 88-61 on Saturday. Johnson made a career-high six shots from long range on seven attempts as Kentucky made a season-high 12 3-pointers.

WHAS 11 - 2018-12-16 02:30:00

All lanes of Hwy 41 back open

HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - All lanes of Highway 41 in Henderson are back open. According to the Henderson County Emergency Management, a spill of either chicken manure or chicken offal created a slick mess along the strip.

14NEWS.COM - 2018-12-15 16:01:00

Top area female basketball scorers on display tonight

The four top female basketball scorers in the area will be on display tonight in a key battle at Webster County High School. Madisonville North Hopkins High School will face the Lady Trojans tonight beginning at approximately 7 p.m. at WCHS.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-14 06:00:00

States pick route for I-69 bridge

An Interstate 69 bridge over the Ohio River is a step closer to reality with identification of a preferred route. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday that Central Alternative 1 is the chosen route, a decision that pleases those in Hopkins

MESSENGER - 2018-12-15 06:00:00

Southside students sing for Christmas

Southside Elementary School students serenaded a packed house with Christmas standards Friday as a sea of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and more supporters filled the bleachers.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-15 06:00:00

Marissa Austin hits school-record 10 3-pointers in Webster County's win over Madisonville

DIXON, Ky. – Webster County point guard Marissa Austin has claimed her spot in Lady Trojan basketball history. The junior poured in 38 points and knocked down a school-record 10 3-pointers as the undefeated Lady Trojans routed Madisonville 85-41 Friday to hand the Lady Maroons their first loss of th

GLEANER - 2018-12-15 04:03:00

Hopkins County Man Facing Multiple Charges after Sting Operation

In Hopkins County, a man is facing drug charges following an undercover operation, that lasted several months. 31-year-old Robert Torain was arrested around 3 p.m. Monday. When authorities went to his home on N. Kentucky Ave. in Madisonville, Ky. They say he tried to disarm detectives. After a strug

WEVV.COM - 2018-12-11 04:56:54

Former clerk, husband back in Kentucky

A former Kuttawa city clerk and her husband are behind bars in Kentucky after being extradited from Tennessee this weekend. Kentucky State Police served arrest warrants on Katie L. Harrison, 40, and Clayton W. Harrison, 43, both of Kuttawa, after they were brought back to Kentucky Sunday. Both were

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2018-12-13 18:19:00

Assault indictments include man who allegedly hit 3 with truck

HENDERSON, Ky. - A Henderson man accused of striking three people with his truck -- sending one to the hospital -- is one of several who were indicted late last month on assault charges.

EVANSVILLE COURIER-PRESS - 2018-12-13 22:53:00

Officers seek help searching for missing Kentucky girl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — The Christian County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing girl who hasn't been seen for 10 days. Trisha Arnold, 14, was last seen on Dec. 4 running from a house in the Butler Road area.

FOX17.COM - 2018-12-14 11:45:41

Assailants allegedly pulled Kentucky man’s teeth. He said he was tortured over truck

Four men allegedly took part in a torturing a man in Laurel County by pulling his teeth with pliers to try to get information on a stolen truck, a federal agent said in a sworn statement.

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Planning commission to address changes to subdivision regulations

The Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission will once again take up the city of Madisonville’s request to amend its subdivsion regulations at its meeting today. In October, the commission passed the amendments on to a committee for study. That committee is scheduled to make its recommendation to

MESSENGER - 2018-12-13 06:00:00

Maroons withstand the Storm, 79-68

The Madisonville North Hopkins high school boys team couldn't have had better home opener Tuesday night. The Maroons got to 4-1 on the season handling their cross-town rivals Hopkins County Central 79-68 in front of a packed gym.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-13 06:00:00

What are this year's Top 10 stories?

It brought a lot of good times -- and bad -- to the region. The first five stores in Gateway Commons opened. Towne Square Mall was sold. The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum opened.


Dawson Springs earns big home victory, 67-56

A stretch during the second quarter proved to be critically important for the Dawson Springs High School boys' varsity basketball team. Two of the team's top scorers were on the bench and the Panthers were clinging to a slight lead over a quality opponent.

MESSENGER - 2018-12-13 06:00:00