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Archery Pavilion Ribbon Cutting set for September 24, 2019

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – A ribbon cutting has been scheduled to celebrate the completion of the latest expansion of the West Kentucky Archery Complex.

The new Outdoor Archery Pavilion is located at 3100 Grapevine Road, Madisonville and is adjacent to the Indoor Archery Range. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 24 and will be conducted by the Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited to attend.

Members of the West Kentucky Archery Association, the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, and the Hopkins County Fiscal Court will attend. Local students will be on hand to demonstrate their archery skills.

The pavilion was funded by the West Kentucky Archery Association, the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, the Hopkins County Fiscal Court, and a Land and Water Conservation grant.

For more information, call 270.821.8294.



Hopkins County Kentucky

September 17, 2019

Due to current and predicted weather conditions, and the extreme dangers of forest fires in Hopkins County, I, Hopkins County Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield Jr., do hereby issue the following Executive Order effective at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

All outdoor burning in Hopkins County is prohibited under authority of KRS

149.401. This prohibition is in effect until this proclamation is rescinded by public notice. I urge all Hopkins County citizens to comply with this proclamation so that we can preserve Hopkins County's timber resources.

Hopkins County Jail Employees Recognized for Years of Service


At the September 10, 2019 Fiscal Court meeting, two Hopkins County Jail employees were recognized for service anniversaries – Michelle Hayse, for 10 years of service, and Brooke Holt, for five years of service. Pictured, from left: Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr., Michelle Hayse, Brooke Holt, and Jailer Mike Lewis.