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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

Service Awards Presented at July 16 Fiscal Court Meeting


At the July 16, 2019 Fiscal Court meeting, employees Eric Sebree and Jesse Breedlove were recognized for five years of service to Hopkins County. Pictured, from left: Public Works Director Ken Boucherie, Eric Sebree, Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jesse Breedlove, and Road Foreman Tim Gordon.

Tracy Browning Sworn in as Hopkins County Treasurer


 Tracy Browning was sworn in as Treasurer at the June 25, 2019 meeting of the Hopkins County Fiscal Court by Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr. In the background are Randall Hardesty of the County Attorney’s office and Fourth District Magistrate Ronnie Noel.


Beginning June 3, 2019 the following Convenience Centers will begin summer hours of operation, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday:

• East Diamond Convenience Center, Highway 85, Madisonville
• Hanson Convenience Center, Highway 260 E., Hanson
• Oak Hill Convenience Center, U.S. Highway 41-A, Nortonville

All other Convenience Centers will continue their normal operating hours.

For more information, call (270) 821-8294.

Hopkins County Public Works Employees Recognized for 10 Years of Service


During the May 21, 2019 meeting of Hopkins County Fiscal Court, Public Works employees Bobby Laffoon, James VanCleave, and Lee Harvey were recognized for 10 years of service. Pictured from left: Public Works Director Ken Boucherie, Bobby Laffoon, James VanCleave, Lee Harvey, and Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr.

Proclamation for 2019 Salvation Army Week


At the May 7, 2019 Fiscal Court meeting, a proclamation was read in honor of Salvation Army Week. From left: Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr. and Capt. Mike Good of the Madisonville Salvation Army.

Proclamation for 2019 Small Business Week

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At the May 7, 2019 Fiscal Court meeting, a proclamation was read in honor of Small Business Week. From left: Leslie Curneal, President of the Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr.