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Road Closings Due to High Water

From Hopkins County Public Works: The following county roads have been closed for high water for most or all of today, Friday, 2/23/2018. They were flooded and impassable. Although the water is currently receding, more heavy rains are expected this afternoon and evening, and these roads may remain impassable:

Farmers Crossing Road

Hecla Road

Flat Creek Road

One Mile Road

AC Slaton Road

McGrew Lane

Lake Grove Loop

Browder Church Road

Paul Peyton Road

Red Hill Road

Old Nortonville-White Plains Road

High Banks Ferry

March 2018 Declared as Literacy Celebration Month

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Hopkins County Fiscal Court and the City of Madisonville issued a joint proclamation declaring March 2018 as Literacy Celebration Month. The proclamation was presented at the February 20, 2018 Fiscal Court meeting. Pictured are Peggy Stirsman of Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, and Judge-Executive Donald Carroll.

Deputy Jailer Amber Eagles Recognized for 5 Years of Service


Hopkins County Jail employee Amber Eagles was recognized at the February 6, 2018 Fiscal Court meeting for five years of service to the county.

Pictured from left: Judge-Executive Donald Carroll, Amber Eagles, and Hopkins County Jailer Mike Lewis.

West Kentucky Archery Association Presents Check to Hopkins County Fiscal Court

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The West Kentucky Archery Association presented a check for $10,000 to Hopkins County Fiscal Court for its support of the Archery Complex. From left: Magistrate Billy Parrish, Magistrate Jack Whitfield, Frank Williams, Magistrate Charlie Beshears, Crystal Carlton, Judge-Executive Donald Carroll, Michael Hunt, Community Development Director Mike Duncan, Tourist and Convention Commission Executive Director Tricia Noel, Magistrate Bill Rudd, Magistrate Karol Welch, and Magistrate Vicki Thomison.

November 5-11, 2017 Declared as HOSA Week

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Judge-Executive Donald Carroll presents a proclamation declaring November 5-11, 2017 as HOSA Week in Hopkins County to student Courtney Ashby. HOSA – Future Health Professionals is a career and technical student organization for high school, post-secondary, and middle school students who plan to pursue a career in health care.