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In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 56th Judicial District continues with a hybrid model of in-person and virtual court proceedings — 56th Judicial District Division 2 Judge Natalie White said virtual court proceedings are beneficial.

Oct. 11, at 8:23 a.m., officers responded to Walmart parking lot for a welfare check on a female passed out at the wheel of a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Tanya M. Jones, 41, of Hazel. Officers determined she did not have a medical issue, however she did have an active w…

As we observe October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month evidence is suggesting that people with diabetes are at significantly higher risk for many forms of cancer.

The late David Crenshaw was honored at the 41st annual Caldwell County Ducks Unlimited (DU) Banquet Saturday, Oct. 9. Crenshaw's wife Linda (left) was presented an embroidered throw in honor of her husband's dedication to DU by  DU local and district chair James Bond (from left), DU state tr…

FRANKFORT — Kentucky is observing October as Pork Month, in honor of that segment of agriculture that brought in more than $100 million from the sale of hogs and pigs last year.

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A broadband services agreement between Pennyrile Electric Cooperative, Hopkinsville Electric System and the Caldwell County Fiscal Court was approved during a Tuesday meeting.

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The Princeton-Caldwell County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors called a special meeting Monday to discuss bids for IDA surplus property on U.S. 62.

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A Princeton man was arrested Saturday night after a nearly two-week, multi-agency manhunt ending with a car pursuit on U.S. 641, according to Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office news releases.

Seven Defendants entered a guilty plea in Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. 5, before Judge C.A. Woodall III.

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The global pandemic interrupted Southside Baptist Church’s 23-year streak of staging judgement house, but the evangelistic endeavor returns this month — but in a different setting and script from previous years.

Oct. 8, at 1:24 p.m., Deputy Chad Hawkins served and arrested Robert Cooper, 57, of Princeton, on a Livingston County District Court warrant. Cooper was served on failure to appear and was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

Oct. 7, at 8:24 a.m., officers served a Hopkins County bench warrant at the jail to Brian K. Bourland, 39, of Madisonville, charging him with failure to appear.

Hope King, field representative for the KY Dept. of Veterans Affairs is available to assist veterans and their families with veterans benefits needs. King may be reached Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 270-484-7887, or call for an appointment in Hopkinsville.

No two women are the same. But when it comes to breast cancer, women from all walks of life share various risk factors for a disease that the World Health Organization indicates is the most frequent cancer among women.

The Princeton Rotary Club recently welcomed its newest member, Pat George (left). Roy Burris (right) installed George during the meeting held Oct. 5. George serves on the Pennyrile Aging Council, the Senior Citizens Center board of directors and the Princeton Water and Wastewater Commission,…

High energy costs and wet weather have delayed the harvest of what is expected to be a record corn crop for the state. To preserve yield and quality, a University of Kentucky agricultural engineer is recommending producers consider harvesting and mechanically drying corn still left in the field.

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The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources announced this weekend, on Oct. 9 and 10, both resident and non-resident youth hunters — 15 and younger — have the opportunity to hunt deer as part of the Youth-Only Firearms Season.

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Princeton Mayor Dakota Young announced city-wide repaving begins this month during the city council meeting Tuesday, putting Princeton on a 12-year paving plan.

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Left: The carefully crafted pumpkin on display at Service Plus is one entry in the George Coon Public Library Pick of the Patch October contest. Business owners like Shawn and Laura Fagin enjoy participating in community-driven events, they also appreciate the opportunity to express their cr…

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The Caldwell County Fiscal Court is meeting Tuesday to discuss and vote on a Pennryrile Rural Electric Cooperative and Hopkinsville Electric System (PRECC/HES) agreement to build out rural broadband infrastructure.

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Princeton is hosting its annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt for the second consecutive year on Saturday, Oct. 30. The time has been updated to 3-6 p.m.

Pictured, from left, are JJ Griggs, aka Griggles, presenting Heidi Boyd, assistant Food Giant store manager, yearbook stamp folders in the amount $550 to go toward yearbooks for local students. Individuals may use these also. Save 100 stamps for $5 off a yearbook purchase. Multiple cards may…

Oct. 5, 2021 at 3:09 p.m., Preston Nichols, 19, of Princeton, was arrested by Deputy Jason Kirk on an indictment warrant with charges of third degree criminal trespassing, resisting arrest, theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others, third degree assault of a police or probation officer…

Oct. 5, at 8:11 a.m., officers served two Caldwell County indictment warrants at the jail to Timothy J. Daniel, 29, of Princeton, charging him with four counts of burglary, two counts of criminal mischief, first-degree, and theft — all others over $10,000.00.

The Princeton-Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Saturday, Oct. 2, at Kopper & Daisy, formerly Posh. A grand opening was held that same day at the store.

Kathy Patterson, age 58, of Princeton, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 at Mercy Health in Paducah.

MURRAY — Eric Conger, 39, of Murray, formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

EDDYVILLE- Ethel Ramey Faulkner, age 88, of Eddyville, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa. She was a homemaker, a member of Eddyville First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading and traveling.

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After sitting vacant for nearly 10 years, the old smoke shop next to the Dollar General at 206 Harrison Street has been occupied by Wise Staffing, a temp-to-hire job staffing agency.

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Historical buildings abound on Princeton’s Main Street. One downtown business, Brantley Furniture, is restoring the facade on its more than 100-year-old building. The store is undergoing brick and mortar repair, tile caulking and painting. Ray Black & Son and Nathan’s Plaster and Repair,…

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Willard Bryant Paxton, a fixture in the legal community of Princeton since 1972, passed away Oct. 2, at St. Thomas in Nashville, Tenn., following a short illness.

Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week is Oct. 10-16, and the state’s more than 1,000 clubs are celebrating.

Developing trends among some local governments don’t necessarily match Washington’s expectations that the portion of the $900 million in federal coronavirus funds designated for local governments to spend on infrastructure projects will reach those most in need.

Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Princeton Saturday, Oct. 2, hosted by the Caldwell County Republican Party. A large crowd attended the event, which was held at the Majestic House.

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As we observe October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month evidence is suggesting that people with diabetes are at significantly higher risk for many forms of cancer.

The late David Crenshaw was honored at the 41st annual Caldwell County Ducks Unlimited (DU) Banquet Saturday, Oct. 9. Crenshaw's wife Linda (left) was presented an embroidered throw in honor of her husband's dedication to DU by  DU local and district chair James Bond (from left), DU state tr…

FRANKFORT — Kentucky is observing October as Pork Month, in honor of that segment of agriculture that brought in more than $100 million from the sale of hogs and pigs last year.

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A broadband services agreement between Pennyrile Electric Cooperative, Hopkinsville Electric System and the Caldwell County Fiscal Court was approved during a Tuesday meeting.

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The Princeton-Caldwell County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors called a special meeting Monday to discuss bids for IDA surplus property on U.S. 62.

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A Princeton man was arrested Saturday night after a nearly two-week, multi-agency manhunt ending with a car pursuit on U.S. 641, according to Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office news releases.

Seven Defendants entered a guilty plea in Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. 5, before Judge C.A. Woodall III.

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The global pandemic interrupted Southside Baptist Church’s 23-year streak of staging judgement house, but the evangelistic endeavor returns this month — but in a different setting and script from previous years.

Oct. 8, at 1:24 p.m., Deputy Chad Hawkins served and arrested Robert Cooper, 57, of Princeton, on a Livingston County District Court warrant. Cooper was served on failure to appear and was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

Oct. 7, at 8:24 a.m., officers served a Hopkins County bench warrant at the jail to Brian K. Bourland, 39, of Madisonville, charging him with failure to appear.

Hope King, field representative for the KY Dept. of Veterans Affairs is available to assist veterans and their families with veterans benefits needs. King may be reached Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 270-484-7887, or call for an appointment in Hopkinsville.

No two women are the same. But when it comes to breast cancer, women from all walks of life share various risk factors for a disease that the World Health Organization indicates is the most frequent cancer among women.

The Princeton Rotary Club recently welcomed its newest member, Pat George (left). Roy Burris (right) installed George during the meeting held Oct. 5. George serves on the Pennyrile Aging Council, the Senior Citizens Center board of directors and the Princeton Water and Wastewater Commission,…

High energy costs and wet weather have delayed the harvest of what is expected to be a record corn crop for the state. To preserve yield and quality, a University of Kentucky agricultural engineer is recommending producers consider harvesting and mechanically drying corn still left in the field.

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The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources announced this weekend, on Oct. 9 and 10, both resident and non-resident youth hunters — 15 and younger — have the opportunity to hunt deer as part of the Youth-Only Firearms Season.

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Princeton Mayor Dakota Young announced city-wide repaving begins this month during the city council meeting Tuesday, putting Princeton on a 12-year paving plan.

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Left: The carefully crafted pumpkin on display at Service Plus is one entry in the George Coon Public Library Pick of the Patch October contest. Business owners like Shawn and Laura Fagin enjoy participating in community-driven events, they also appreciate the opportunity to express their cr…

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The Caldwell County Fiscal Court is meeting Tuesday to discuss and vote on a Pennryrile Rural Electric Cooperative and Hopkinsville Electric System (PRECC/HES) agreement to build out rural broadband infrastructure.

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Princeton is hosting its annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt for the second consecutive year on Saturday, Oct. 30. The time has been updated to 3-6 p.m.

Pictured, from left, are JJ Griggs, aka Griggles, presenting Heidi Boyd, assistant Food Giant store manager, yearbook stamp folders in the amount $550 to go toward yearbooks for local students. Individuals may use these also. Save 100 stamps for $5 off a yearbook purchase. Multiple cards may…

Oct. 5, 2021 at 3:09 p.m., Preston Nichols, 19, of Princeton, was arrested by Deputy Jason Kirk on an indictment warrant with charges of third degree criminal trespassing, resisting arrest, theft by unlawful taking/disposition all others, third degree assault of a police or probation officer…

Oct. 5, at 8:11 a.m., officers served two Caldwell County indictment warrants at the jail to Timothy J. Daniel, 29, of Princeton, charging him with four counts of burglary, two counts of criminal mischief, first-degree, and theft — all others over $10,000.00.

The Princeton-Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Saturday, Oct. 2, at Kopper & Daisy, formerly Posh. A grand opening was held that same day at the store.

Kathy Patterson, age 58, of Princeton, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 at Mercy Health in Paducah.

MURRAY — Eric Conger, 39, of Murray, formerly of Princeton, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

EDDYVILLE- Ethel Ramey Faulkner, age 88, of Eddyville, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa. She was a homemaker, a member of Eddyville First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading and traveling.

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After sitting vacant for nearly 10 years, the old smoke shop next to the Dollar General at 206 Harrison Street has been occupied by Wise Staffing, a temp-to-hire job staffing agency.

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Historical buildings abound on Princeton’s Main Street. One downtown business, Brantley Furniture, is restoring the facade on its more than 100-year-old building. The store is undergoing brick and mortar repair, tile caulking and painting. Ray Black & Son and Nathan’s Plaster and Repair,…

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Willard Bryant Paxton, a fixture in the legal community of Princeton since 1972, passed away Oct. 2, at St. Thomas in Nashville, Tenn., following a short illness.

Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week is Oct. 10-16, and the state’s more than 1,000 clubs are celebrating.

Developing trends among some local governments don’t necessarily match Washington’s expectations that the portion of the $900 million in federal coronavirus funds designated for local governments to spend on infrastructure projects will reach those most in need.

Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Princeton Saturday, Oct. 2, hosted by the Caldwell County Republican Party. A large crowd attended the event, which was held at the Majestic House.

Sept. 30. at 8:15 a.m., officers arrested Cortney E. Davis, 21, of Princeton, on a Caldwell County bench warrant charging her with probation violation for a felony offense.

Sept. 29, at 9:20 p.m., Deputy Josh Travis served and arrested Brandon Johnson, 25, of Shady Grove Road, on a Crittenden County District Court complaint warrant. Johnson was served on a charge of first-degree wanton endangerment. He was lodged in the Caldwell County jail.

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Mayor Dakota Young and Fire Chief Brent Francis of the Princeton Fire Department educated and engaged Caldwell County Primary School students and educators on Thursday. Fire safety was the topic, explained by demonstrations and a Q & A. Students waited in line and took turns sitting insi…

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The Princeton Fire Department, Mayor Dakota Young and Fire Chief Brent Francis, hosted a showcase at the Caldwell County Primary School on Thursday. Young volunteers on the fire department, in addition to carrying out his mayor responsibilities. He demonstrated the capabilities of Ladder 2 b…

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Princeton Fire Chief Brent Francis visited the Caldwell County Primary School on Thursday to educate students and educators on fire safety. Four primary school classes attended the outdoor event.

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It was discovered in mid-September that Kentucky soybean crops were diseased by red crown rot, according to tests done at the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab in Princeton.