(270) 821-8294




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Kentucky COVID-19 website – A comprehensive list of COVID-19 information Kentuckians need, including the latest facts on numbers, actions taken by state government, and links to relevant resources.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


File for Unemployment Insurance – Kentucky Career Center

Apply for Medicaid only - Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website or call the Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service line toll-free at (855) 459-6328

Public Assistance (SNAP, KTAP, etc) – Department for Community Based Services

WIC – contact the Hopkins County Health Department at 270-821-5242


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Pennyroyal Center Crisis Number: 1-877-473-7766


Emergencies: dial 911

Central Dispatch: 270-821-1720

Hopkins County Sheriff: 270-821-5661

TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT: 877-597-2331 or 800-752-6200

Hopkins County Fiscal Court Budget, Audits, and Personnel Meeting 2024-25 Budget Discussion April 15, 2024

Department Presentations begin at 9:00 a.m.:


9:00 a.m. EMA


9:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Office

10:00 a.m. Medical Center Ambulance Service

10:30 a.m. Public Works

11:00 a.m. Jail

11:30 a.m. County Attorney

Noon Lunch

12:30 p.m. Code Enforcement/Archery/YAA

1:00 p.m. County Clerk

1:30 p.m. GIS

2:00 p.m. Treasurer

2:30 p.m. Sanitation

3:00 p.m. Community Development Requests (Revisited)


(Coroner and IT Departments did not submit a budget request; their budgets will not change in 2024-25)





Jesse Breedlove Receives Title of Kentucky Colonel


From left, Judge Executive Jack Whitfield congratulates Public Works Crew Leader Jesse Breedlove June 28 for receiving the title of Kentucky Colonel by Governor Andy Beshear. Breedlove was recognized for his selfless and invaluable work in Barnsley and Dawson Springs after the December 10, 2021 tornado.  The commission of Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky.