The Trigg County Crimestoppers encourages you to keep this number handy. If you know something about a crime that has been committed, call 522-INFO. If you see a crime being committed, call 911 or 522-8888.
Get your book "H" is for Hopkinsville. Order forms are available at the Hopkinsville Art Guild Gallery at Bradford Mall, L&N Depot, Christian County Chamber of Commerce, Pennyroyal Area Museum or online atscouncil.org. and www.hopkinsvilleartguild.org.
Trigg County High School Project Graduation 2014 will host a graduation celebration for approximately 160 TCHS Seniors. This party, known as Project Graduation, will be held on graduation night at Dave & Busters Restaurant in Nashville. The event is a SAFE, CHEMICAL & ALCOHOL-FREE PARTY. School funds are not allowed for this celebrations, thus requiring individual, private and corporate donations. Please consider making a donation to TCHS Project Graduation - make checks payable to: TCHS Project Graduation 2014, P.O. Box 690, Cadiz, KY 42211, or contact Chairperson Susan Hyde at 350-0294 to have donations picked up.
Tickets for the 34th annual Christmas Madrigal Feast are now available by calling 885-5072. The 2013 Feaste will be presented Thursday and Friday, December 12th and 13th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church, Sixth and Liberty, Hopkinsville. Reserved seating tickets for the four course banquet and evening's entertainment are $25.00 each. Call for tickets today.
Light House Resource Center is hosting the 9th Annual Toy, Coat and Food Drive for families of Trigg County. Please make your donations by December 15th to allow time to distribute items to families. They are accepting toys and coats (new or gently used) and food items at several businesses around town, or items and monetary donations can be made at Cash Express, 1851 Main Street in Cadiz. Call Mindy or Misty at 522-4050 for more information.
The 6th Annual Reindeer Run to benefit Bright Life Farms is Saturday, December 14, 5 PM, at TC Middle School. Registration can be completed online at runsignup.com/reindeerrun or on race day from 4 - 4:45. Registration is $18 if completed by November 27th, $20 on the day of the race. A flat fee of $15 is available for school teams of five-plus with chaperones. For more information, contact Toni Martinazzi at 924-9895, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
13th Annual Toy Drive - bring a new unwrapped toy or two non-perishable food items and qualify for a drawing to win awesome prizes at Putty Chiropractic Center in Hopkinsville.
Through December 24
Hopkinsville Art Guild offers special gift items in their Gallery Christmas Bazaar featuring the original artwork of 35 Guild members in Western KY and Northern TN. It includes an eclectic mix of original paintings, photographs, wood turnings, jewelry, Christmas cards and ornaments, calendars, sculptured pieces and pottery for sale. The Guild Art Gallery is located at Bradford Square Mall, 4000 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Operating Hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 2 - 6 PM, Saturday 10 - 6. For more information, contact Carolyn Self at 887-3522 or Henrietta Kemp at 886-3776.
Angel Trees can be found in local banks - this year 230 children and 26 special needs adults in our area are angels in need of help for the holidays. Gifts need to be back to the bank by Dec. 13th for shopping and wrapping before distribution on December 21st, from 8 - 11 AM. All donations are welcome - call Kim Roeder at 350-5858.
Lunch with Santa hosted by the Cadiz Lions Club will be held Saturday, December 14, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, at the Cadiz Baptist Annex Building. TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Tickets are $5 per person, children 2 and under free - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at Fox's Den on Main Street, or by contacting Cadiz Lions Club members William or Marsha Pater at 270-206-4259 or 815-919-6798. Have your picture taken with Santa for $5.
The Trigg County Historical Museum on Jefferson Street Cadiz will feature the Trigg County One Room School House and Toy Exhibit--featuring Ms Janie Merrick's Handmade Schoolhouse quilt and Mr. Donnie McCraw's Antique toy collection. The museum is Open weekends December 1-December 22 Saturday 10-4 and Sundays 1-4.
December 10, Tuesday
3 PM - South Christian SBDM committee will meet on Tuesday, December 10th at 3pm in the school conference room.
3:30 PM - The Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention & Visitors Bureau will have a Special Called metting at the Commerce Center.
5 PM - Trigg County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at 307 Main Street in Cadiz. They will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Pennyrile Home Medical - enjoy refreshments, door prizes and a great networking opportunity.
6 PM - The Compassionate Friends will be hosting their annual Candle Lighting Service/Potluck at The Christian County Baptist Association building, 905 North Dr., Hopkinsville. Bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings and their guests are invited to attend. A table will be set up to display a photo, or memento of your child that you would like to share. There will be a reading of the names of the children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters gone too soon, as a candle is lit in their memory. Please bring a side dish or dessert. For more information please contact Mary Foster at 270 886-5163 ext. 180.
December 11, Wednesday
11:30 - 1 PM - Solar Energy Lunch & Learn at the Christian County Ag Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Road in Hopkinsville hosted by Will Uland and LightWave Solar. Lunch included - please RSVP 615-641-4050.
December 12, Thursday
10 -11 AM - Alzheimer's Association workshop at the Murray Senior Citizens Center, 607 Poplar Street in Murray. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavorial changes, it's time to learn the facts. Registration required: $15 fee for professionals, $5 donation suggested for family caregives. To register, call 800-272-3900 or email email@example.com.
NOON - Trigg Co. Chamber of Commerce invites you to Lunch at Learn at the Cadiz Renaissance Center. The program, "A Healthy Workforce in 2014" is hosted by Jennie Stuart Medical Center's Ancillary Services.
2 PM - A wreath laying ceremony to honor those lost in the plane crash in Gander, Newfoundland, will be held at Fort Campbell Memorial Park in Hopkinsville.
December 13, Friday
Hopkinsville Fire Department Toy Drive - live broadcast from WHVO Oldies Radio.
December 13 - 15 Friday - Sunday
Festival of Trees at the Senior Citizens Center in Hopkinsville. Admission $4 for 18 and older, $2 for ages 6 - 17, 5 and under free. Click here for hours of operation and other details. For more information, contact Yasamin Ausenbaugh at 885-9096, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 14, Saturday
National Wreath Laying Ceremony at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, 5817 Fort Campbell Blvd. in Hopkinsville. Click here for more information.
9 - 11 AM - Hopkinsville Fire Department will host a Zumbathon Toy Drive at Baptist Health, 500 Clinic Drive in Hopkinsville. Please bring 1 unwrapped gift to get into the event free. Contact Hailee Isom at 348-4089 for more information.
10 AM - Hopkinsville "Peace On Earth" Christmas Parade featuring Grand Marshal Carter Hendricks - live broadcast from WHVO Oldies Radio. The parade begins on Main Street, from Glass Avenue, south to 16th Street. For more information, call 887-4290.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Lunch with Santa hosted by the Cadiz Lions Club will be held at the Cadiz Baptist Annex Building. Tickets WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. Tickets are $5 per person, children 2 and under free - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at Fox's Den on Main Street, or by contacting Cadiz Lions Club members William or Marsha Pater at 270-206-4259 or 815-919-6798. Have your picture taken with Santa for $5.
1 - 3 PM - Christmas at the Bend - Jeffers' Bend Environmental Center on Metcalf Lane in Hopkinsville. Admission $5/car or $10/bus. Bring the family for a holiday filled with nature and the simple ways to enjoy Christmas. Click here for details.
2 - 4 PM - Festival of Trees Reception at the Janice Mason Art Museum. The beautiful display will include trees decorated by local organizations and merchants and will remain on display through the end of the year. The Festival will be open to the public, starting December 10th.
2 - 4 PM - The Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library Open House - all ages are welcome for this fun-filled event welcoming the holidays to the library. Join us in celebration with refreshments, stories and snowman crafts. For more information, call 887-4263.
2 PM - The Trigg Co. Chamber of Commerce, C S Design & 13 Marion invite you to the Cadiz Christmas Parade, "A Victorian Christmas", with several downtown activities planned for the day. Parade lineup starts at 1. Enjoy caroling, photos with Santa, and a tour of the Trail of Trees at the Janice Mason Art Museum. And don't forget to take it the sights of Christmas at the Christmas in the Park display at West Cadiz Park.
4 PM - Polar Express on E. 9th Street between L&N Depot and Founders' Square - live broadcast from WHVO Oldies Radio. Children and adults will enjoy a variety of holiday and train themed sights, sounds, activities, music and refreshments. Call 887-4270 for more information.
4 PM - Lafayette Christmas Parade with dinner to follow at John Henry's General Store and a special showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
4 - 8 PM - Christmas Market on the Square - Downtown Farmers Market, corner of 9th and Main in Hopkinsville.
5 PM - 6th Annual 5K Reindeer Run to benefit Bright Life Farms, Inc. at the Trigg County Middle School Gym in Cadiz. Visit http://RunSignup.com/reindeerrun, or click here for details.
5 PM - Christmas in Elkton and Christmas Parade - businesses will have refreshments, specials and stay open late for holiday shopping. Caroling on the public square at 5, lighting of the Christmas tree at 5:15 and parade at 6 leaving from Todd Central High School. Contact Linda Fowler at 265-7070 to participate in parade. Santa and Mrs. Santa will be in the community house after the parade for pictures, refreshments in the historic Courthouse Welcome Center from 5 - 7 and in the Community House from 7 - 9:30.
6 PM - Christmas Tree Lighting at Founders' Square in Hopkinsville.
December 15, Sunday
9 AM - Friends of Barkley need volunteers to help clear some land for a Universal Trail at Lake Barkley State Resort. If you are willing to volunteer a few hours to clear debris, contact Jim Mullen at 270-522-4139. Or, you can simply show up at the Lake Barkley Fitness Center at 9 a.m. The plan is to work four or five hours to prepare the land for survey.
3 PM - The 101st Airborne Division Army Band will have their Christmas Concert Sunday, December 15 at 3:00pm at the Performing Arts Center, on the campus of Christian County Middle School. The public is invited at no charge.
December 19, Thursday
7 PM - Peter Mayer Stars & Promises 2013 Follow The Star at the Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville - it's a Christmas celebration like no other. This year, proceeds from the performance will benefit St. Luke Free Clinic and Pennyroyal Hospice. Tickets are $25/adults and $15/students (those under 18), and are available at Cayce's Pharmacy, Pennyroyal Arts Council, Christian County Judge Executive's Office, Staton's Art & Framing, Pennyroyal Hospice in Hopkinsville, and at the WKDZ/WHVO Studios in Cadiz. Call 885-6428 for more information.
December 21, Saturday
2 PM - All Star Christmas Variety Show at the Eagles Hall in Hopkinsville featuring magicians Russ Nowack and Wallace Redd, Holly & Kelly (clogging and singing), Santa and more surprise guests. Drawing after the show for new bicycles and other door prizes. Tickets $5 for children and adults. For tickets and more information, call Eagle Al Slater 348-7992.
December 23, Monday
7 PM - Little River Music Society presents "Many Moods of Christmas," December 23, at 7:00pm, at Second Baptist Church. The cost is donation only. Fun music for all ages. Come get in the spirit of Christmas.
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 email@example.com 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
The Stephen Trigg Chapter, Kentucky Society Sons of the Ameican 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 the month at Cadiz Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Open to the public.