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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

EMA Director Frank Wright Retires

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EMA Director Frank Wright was recognized at the March 5, 2019 Fiscal Court meeting for his service to the county. Wright officially retired after serving the county for many years in emergency management. Wright’s assistant, Nick Bailey, was named as the county’s new EMA Director.

Alliance Coal Presents Check to Hopkins County Fiscal Court

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During the November 6, 2018 Fiscal Court meeting, representatives of Alliance Coal announced their payment of $728,734.43 in property taxes to Hopkins County, and thanked the county for its continued support of the coal industry. From left: Judge-Executive Donald Carroll, Alliance Coal representative Bill Adelman, and Sheriff Matt Sanderson.

Kentucky Professional Women's Week Proclaimed in Hopkins County


At the October 16, 2018 Fiscal Court meeting, a proclamation was issued declaring Kentucky Professional Women’s Week in Hopkins County. From left: Judge-Executive Donald E. Carroll and Sharon Smith of the Hopkins County Business and Professional Women’s club.