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.
Sponsors needed for the Festival of Trees to be held December 5-8 and December 13-15 at the Senior Citizens Center in Hopkinsville. Contact Yasamin Ausenbaugh at 885-9096 for more information.
Orders are currently being taken for the new alphabet 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 at www.pennyroyalartscouncil.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 Feaste 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.
Click Here for the Janice Mason Art Museum Festival of Trees registration form - The event will open December 7th at 4 PM.
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, 11:30 AM - 3 PM, at the Cadiz Baptist Annex Building. Due to limited seating, tickets will NOT 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 206-4259 or 815-919-6798. Have you- 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.
Fourshee Building Supply will provide parade candles (candles, bags and sand) free for the residents of Main Street for the Cadiz Christmas Parade on Saturday. Fourshee's closes at Noon Saturdays, so get your candles early.
December 5 - 8, & 13 - 15, Thursday - Sunday & 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 email@example.com.
December 6, Friday
Last day to RSVP to attend a wreath laying ceremony to honor those lost in the plane crash in Gander, Newfoundland, to be held at Fort Campbell Memorial Park in Hopkinsville at 2 PM, December 12. Please RSVP to Kensley McLellan at 885-9096, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last day to RSVP to the Christian County Chamber's Eye Opener Breakfast on Tuesday, December 10, 7:30 AM, at the James E. Bruce Convention Center at 303 Conference Center Drive in Hopkinsville. Dave Adkisson, President of the KY Chamber, will be highlighting priorities for KY in 2014 and what's to come in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. RSVP to Stephanie McQueen at 885-9096, or email@example.com.
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 - The Trigg-Lyon Newcomers Club will be having its annual Christmas Dinner-Dance at Lake Barkley Convention Center. Dinner will be served at 6:45 PM - Admission $25/person and must be purchased in advance - contact Sally Gust at 522-3517. Ray Jackson will be the DJ and there will be door prizes. The public is invited.
December 7, Saturday
POSTPONED UNTIL DECEMBER 14TH - 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.
10 AM - Guthrie Christmas Parade - Come to downtown Guthrie to celebrate the Christmas season. Line up will be on College Hill in front of Hovey Electric at 9 AM. Contact Guthrie City Hall at 483-2511 with any questions. Visit the Guthrie Senior Citizens Center immediately following the parade for Guthrie Partner's fundraiser "Soup and Sandwiches with Santa".
Noon - 4 PM - Benefit Car/Truck Show sponsored by the Hopkinsville Police Department and Pioneers, Inc., to support the toy drive "Christmas Morning Miracle" at Bradford Square Mall - Expert Tire. Entry fee $15 or a $15 toy. Entries will be from Noon - 3 PM, with judging at 4 PM. Admission is free, but they will accept new unwrapped toys and donations. For more information, call Patti Jaynes at 890-1502.
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.
3 PM - Trenton Christmas Parade on Main Street - Join all of Trenton to celebrate the Christmas season with a Christmas Parade. Festivities are to follow in the front yard of the old Trenton School. Activities will include: a visit from Santa, making reindeer food, carolers and the lighting of the town tree. Refreshments of hot cider and homemade cookies will be provided by the Sunset Homemakers Club. Anyone interested in participating in the parade, please call Brittany Prather at 466-5706, or Trenton City Hall 466-3332.
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.
6 PM - Cadiz Christmas Parade - A Victorian Christmas featuring a night time lighted parade with carolers, snacks and entertainment in downtown Cadiz. The parade begins at Trigg County Schools, and will be broadcast live on WKDZ.
December 8, Sunday
2 - 4 PM - The WNKJ Annual Christmas Open House and Christmas Concert will be at 1100 E. 18th Street in Hopkinsville. The concert will be live and air on 89.3 FM. Everyone is invited.
December 9, Monday
9 AM - The Trigg County Circuit jury orientation on the 3rd floor of the Justice Center with Judge C.A. Woodall III presiding.
3 - 5:30 PM - Christian County Chamber Holiday Open House - drop by and enjoy refreshments and help decorate their Christmas tree by bringing an ornament that represents your business. Bring a $10 toy or monetary gift as a contribution to Toys for Tots, and be entered to win the giveway donated by Jennie Stuart Ancillary Services. Please RSVP to Stephanie McQueen at 885-9096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM meeting.
December 10, Tuesday
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 at270 886-5163 ext. 180.
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.
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 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.
11:30 AM - 3 PM - Lunch with Santa hosted by the Cadiz Lions Club will be held at the Cadiz Baptist Annex Building. Due to limited seating, tickets will NOT 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 206-4259 or 815-919-6798. Have your picture taken with Santa for $5.
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.
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.
6 PM - Christmas Tree Lighting at Founders' Square in Hopkinsville.
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.