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Community Calendar
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Senior Medicare Patrol empowers seniors to prevent Healthcare Fraud.  Open Enrollment  
continues through December 7th.

The  free service helps with questions regarding Prescription coverage; Medicare Savings Plans; reporting
fraud, waste, and abuse of the Medicare system; assists in the understanding of Medicare Summary Notices;
assists in refunds if you were overcharged for medications; contacts Center for Medicare and Medicaid
for complaints; and explains how one may be eligible for extra help/subsidy to assist in paying for Medicare
Part D Prescription insurance. To make an appointment for this free assistance, call:   Edith Lewis in Christian
County at 1-800-264-0643 or Shama Long in Trigg County at 270-522-0210.

Pennyrile Allied Commuity Services (PACS) and Bank of Cadiz have teamed up to host a blanket drive
for those in need within our community. We will be collecting new blankets of any type fom now through
November 21, 2014 and have assigned Bank of Cadiz Main Branch and Lakota Branch aas drop off locations.
Let's help prepare for a harsh and cold season for those who need assistance in staying warm.

Mighty Wildcat Apples - The Challenge House Movement - Will be selling Mighty Wildcat Apples from October 15 - November 15, 2014.
If you would like to buy/sell delicious Mighty Wildcat Apples and donate them to the kids in the Challenge House Neighborhoods, or you would like to donate call 270-889-3395 of 270-839-0726. Click Here for more information!

TOYS FOR TOTS INFORMATION - 2014 - Application will be accepted, Starting Monday, October 20th through Friday, November 21st for the Annual Trigg County Toys For Tots Program. Applications must be filled out in person at the Ambulance Department between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Applicants will be given a receipt listing their pick-up time, date and place. Children age 12 and under are elibible (you cannot be on the Angel Tree, too) Gifts will be given out on Saturday, December 13 from 9 until Noon. If you have questions, or you would like to make a donation call the Ambulance Dept. at 270-522-2541.
WKDZ/WHVO in collaboration with PACS is collecting items for Military Care Packages to our Military Friends who are deployed across the world. You can bring items to the WKDZ/WHVO Studio Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm. Click Here to get a complete list of items for care packages.

Nightmares End Haunted House - Live Music, Movies, Refreshments, Food & Scares Galore! Open Every Friday & Saturday Night in October and Nov. 1st. 1595 Billy Goat Hill, Hopkinsville.


Members of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion and the men of the American Legion, Post #74, are sponsoring a Titans Weekend as our major Fund Raiser for the year. All proceeds raised will be used for local veterans' organizations, to include the new Homeless Shelter in Hopkinsville, the Fisher House on Fort Campbell, the full-time nursing care facility at Hanson, Kentucky, and the VA Medical Center in Nashville, TN. The tickets are $5.00 each and the weekend package includes: Two seats on the 50-Yard Line for the Titans vs New York Giants on December 14, 2014. An overnight stay in a downtown hotel and $100 cash. The drawing will be held and winner announced at the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2014 at the West Cadiz Park in Cadiz. Click Here for the Event Flyer.

October 22, 2014

Noon - United Way Mid Campaign Report Luncheon to be held at the Memorial Building in Hopkinsville. Please RSVP by calling 270-886-8171.

3:20 PM - There will be a Trigg County Primary School Title 1 Committee meeting in Room 44 in the Primary School.

October 23, Thursday

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM - Mayor Dan Kemp invites you to the Annual Unity Breakfast at the Christian County Senior Center (Formerly AW Watts), 1402 W 7th Street, Hopkinsville. Strength Through Unity - Tickets, Individual $10, Tables for 8 are $80. ontact the Mayor's Office or Human Relations Commission. Please Call 270-890-0200 or 270-887-4010.

1:00 PM - Todd County Fiscal Court, Todd County School System, and the Todd County Industrial Foundation cordially you to attend the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Todd County Career Path Institute. Todd County High School, 806 South Main St., Elkton.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Set-Up Time - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Event Time - FNB Bank Presents the 2nd Annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at the Trigg County Convention Center & Recreation Complex, 303 Complex Rd., Cadiz. Come and beat the holiday rush, support great charities, and promote your business during the Holiday Shopping Season. Click Here for the Vendor Registration Form and Click Here for the Event Flyer.

6:30 PM - Trigg County Weather Spotters will be meeting at the EOC Building, located behind the Justice Center on Jefferson Street. The subject will be on nighttime and winter tornados. The program will be given by Sam Gray. If anyone is interested, the pubic is welcome to attend. For more information, you can contact Ramona at 270-522-9548.

October 23 - 25, Thursday - Saturday

7:00 PM Nightly - 39th Annual Murray State University Racer Roundup College Rodeo - Rodeo is at the Bill Cherry Expo Center at 2101 College Farm Road, Murray. All Proceeds support the efforts o the MSU Rodeo Club. Click Here for the Flyer with more details.

October 24, Friday

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Shred Day at the Public Works Complex located at 705 North Main Street, Hopkinsville. Do you have a bunch of old documents, receipts, cancelled checks, tax forms you would like to shred? The City of Hopkinsville invites you to have as much as 100 pounds of paper destroyed at NO COST during our Annual Fall Identity Theft Prevention Shred Day.

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - The Trigg County Hospital Auxiliary will host a special sale with BOOKS ARE FUN. The sale will be held in the lower level conference room of Trigg County Hospital at 254 Main St, Cadiz. Over 250 items available for sale!

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM - West Kentucky Regional Blood Center - Community Blood Drive / Fund Raiser for Millbrooke Elementary School Fall Festival.

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Pink Out 2014 will be held on Friday Oct 24 from 3-5 at the studios of WKDZ/WHVO.  It's a time to celebrate!! October is Breast Cancer  awareness Month and we want to help raise awareness. We want to walk with those you are battling cancer, celebrate with those that have won the battle and remember those who are no longer with us.  There will be booths with great information, give-aways, and our walk of honor.  Make your plans now to attend  (more details to come)


Heritage Christian Academy Annual Harvest Festival will be held at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. This is a fundraiser to raise proceeds to help enhance student's education. For more information, contact Karen Peterson, HCS-PTF President at 270-839-1211.

October 25, Saturday

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM - 5th Annual Autumn Artisan Festival Fundraiser to Benefit the Princeton Art Guild. Sponsored by Eddy Grove Vineyard. Free Admission, Pumpkin Carving, Artists Booths. Click Here for the Event Flyer, and get the Booth Registration Form Here.

11:00 AM - Trail Ride Begins
1:30 - 3:30 PM - Pony Rides and Music
Benefit Trail Ride & Craft Sale for "Wayne Wood".
On September 22, 2014, Wayne Wood was burned at work while working on a lawn mower. He suffered 3rd degree burns over 40% of his body. We need your help and support to raise money for medical expenses. If you are not able to attend the Benefit, we have also setup a account.
For more information, please contact Brin & Tonya Wadlington at 270-350-5174 or 270-206-5797. The Benefit will be located at the Pennyrile Forest State Park (Equestrian Trail Head Pavilion.

12:30 PM - 2:30 & 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - John L Street Public Library LEGO DAY! Come out and join us for all sorts of LEGO activities! We will have LEGO Bingo, Creationary LEGO dominoes, LEGO building stations and more! Space is limited! Register now before October 23rd to reserve your place.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Marine Corps League Turkey Shoot at the Trigg County Recreation Complex. $3 per round. Contact David Shore at 270-522-3975.

6:00 PM - There will be a Hopkinsville Drum Circle at Riverfront Park in Hopkinsville. This will be another "Fun Drum." Bring your own drums, percussion instruments, chairs and soft beverages. Enjoy an evening of drumming and tell and bring your friends!!!

October 30, Thursday

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM - West Kentucky Regional Blood Center - Blood Drive / Fund Raiser at South Christian Elementary School Gym. All blood types are needed.

October 31, Friday

5:45 PM - Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County! Join us Halloween night immediately following Downtown Trick-Or-Treat, at the fountain of Little River Park at Bethel Street and 9th Streets for William T. Turner's recounting of the Legend of the Bell Witch. Bring a warm blanket to enjoy this FREE Hopkinsville Halloween tradition.
The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County announces a special display of Gone With The Wind memorailia in its Pennyroyal Treasures exhibit. Portions of two local collections come together in this dramatic display of figurines, dolls, plates, and other items that depict the book and movie's most well-known characters and scenes. This display runs through November at the Pennyroyal Area Museum at 217 E. 9th St., Hopkinsville.
See ALL the Activities at the Museums of Hopkinsville.

The Diamond Club Porkchop Fundraiser.  Tuesday, November 4. Pork Chop Sandwich Meal is $5.00 and includes a pork chop sandwich, chips and a drink. We will begin delivering at 10:30am until we are done. Click Here to get your order form, and you can call Theresa Allen at 270-522-6021.

23rd Annual 2014 Community
Thanksgiving Meal - November 27th at the Cadiz Baptist Church Activities Building. Meals will be served 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Meal also delivered upon request by calling Little River Baptist Association at 270-522-7066. Request for delivery must be made by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, November 26th. No calls will be accepted after 12:00 Noon on Wednesday. Flyer is Here


November 1, Saturday

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM - Christmas Bazaar at Saints Peter & Paul Parish Center - Handcrafted Items, Baked Goods, Artists, Vendors, Breakfast & Lunch Available. Free Admission!

9:00 AM - Noon - The Modernette Civic Club and the Pioneers, are planning their 2nd Annual Health Fair at the Pioneers Memorial Complex on N. Main. It is designed for adults of all ages and children. There will be Flu Shots, Screenings including blood pressure, blood cholesterol and other health conditions. See the Event Flyer.

9:00 am - 3:00 PM - Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) 3423 Hopkinsville Vendor & Craft Fair - Open to the Public - No Entrance Fee - Come out for early Christmas shopping or treat yourself! Door Prizes - Tickets drawn every 30 minutes. 2600 Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville.

10:00 PM - City Scavenger Hunt - The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County continues its celebration of The Maltese Falcon with a City Scavenger Hunt. The event will be at Peace Park on the Southwest corner of E. 9th and S. Campbell Streets.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Marine Corps League Turkey Shoot at the Trigg County Recreation Complex. $3 per round. Contact David Shore at 270-522-3975.

1:30 PM - Murray State University to Honor Veterans at MSU Football Game to by calling them to the Field at Half Time. Contact Curt Holmes at 270-924-0407 to Reserve Your Tickets.

November 4, Tuesday

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Christian County FFA Alumni "Support Organization for the CCHS Chapter" 4th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction at the Christian Co. High School Cafeteria, Hopkinsville. $15 Donation. For tickets contact Amanda Robertson at 270-0719-2401.

November 5 - 7, Wednesday - Friday

The Christian Couny Literacy Council is Calling Our Community for the Twenty-Third Community Reader Day. A child's ability to read is influenced by home and school environments AND by the whole community. Community Reader Day seeks to inspire all area children to become readers who are eager to learn. Be among 275 Community Volunteers reading to the 8,000 students in Christian County's 13 Elementary Schools, Preschools, Head Start, and Day Care Centers. Contact Beverly Whitfield at the Literacy Council Office , 270-962-7114.

November 7, Friday

5:30 PM, Social Hour/Silent Auction - 6:30 PM , Dinner/Live Auction Begins
Hopkinsville Community College Foundation cordially invites you to its Eighth Annual Gala & Auction - James E. Bruce Convention Center. Reservations Required, please call 270-707-3733 by October 28. Semi-Formal Attire.

November 8, Saturday

7:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Lion's Club Annual Pancake Breakfast, Hopkinsville - Tickets are $5 each. All proceeds stay in our Community by way of the Lions Club purchasing glasses and eye exams for needy children in Hopkinsville and Christian County. For tickets, contact James Williams at 270-348-4867.

10:00 AM - Veteran's Day Honor Parade in downtown Hopkinsville. Come out and join our schools as Sidewalk Saluters in the School Challenge. Please call the Chamber at 270-885-9096 to be a Sidewalk Saluter.

November 10, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.

November 11, Tuesday

11:00 AM - Veteran's Day Parade line up behind the Trigg County Middle School.

November 15, Saturday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "The Maltese Falcon."

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM - November 22nd through December 20th.
Christmas Market on the Square at the Farmers Market in downtown Hopkinsville. *Exception is December 13th hours will be 4:00 - 7:00 PM.

November 19, Wednesday

4:00 PM - The North Drive Middle School School Based Decision Council meeting in the Front Conference Room at North Drive Middle School.

November 22, Saturday

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Green Turtle Bay is hosting a Holiday Open House Occasion! It will feature a scavenger hunt for gifts, FREE Santa pictures, a dessert buffet and over $1,000 worth of giveaways and prizes. This will be a wonderful family event we hope to share with all of Western KY. 263 Green Turtle Bay Dr, Grand Rivers.

November 27, Thursday

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - 23rd Annual 2014 Community Thanksgiving Meal - Cadiz Baptist Church Activities Building.


December 4 - 7, Saturday - Tuesday

Festival of Trees at the Christian County Sr. Citizen's Center. We are looking for Event Sponsors and tree sponsors. Contact Yasim Ausenbaugh at 270-885-9096 for more information.

December 6, Saturday

10:00 AM - Christmas Parade in Hopkinsville. This year's theme is "Christmas Memories" Save the Date!

4:00 PM - 7th Annual 5K Reindeer Run to Benefit Bright Life Farms. A home for adults with special needs. Run will be held at the Trigg County Middle School Gym. Click Here to get all the details.

December 8, Monday

5:00 PM - Hopkinsville High School SBDM Council meeting to be held in the HHS Library.

December 17, Wednesday

4:00 PM - The North Drive Middle School School Based Decision Council meeting in the Front Conference Room at North Drive Middle School.

December 20, Saturday

6:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."

December 21, Sunday

2:00 PM - The Pennyroyal Arts Council Presents - Classic Movies at the Historic Alhambra in Hopkinsville will be showing the movie "It's A Wonderful Life."



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Trigg-Lyon County Newcomers Club meets on the third Wednesday in the months of January, February, April, October, November and December at 11 AM at the Lake Barkley Lodge. Meet and greet starts at 10:30 AM. For information, contact President Nola Courtney at 270-522-9703 or Membership Chair Patsy Rajnowski at 270-522-3526.

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 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.

Every Thursday

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

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

Regular Meetings

The Stephen Trigg Chapter, Kentucky Society Sons of the American 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 each month at the Emergency Management Operations Center on Jefferson Street.  For more information, contact club president, Betty Baker-Wharton at 270-985-3083.