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Wanted Fugitive, Three Others, Arrested in Hopkins County Wednesday


            A tip on the location of a man wanted by the US Marshals Service led to the arrest of four people in Hopkins County Wednesday night.             Just bef

Madisonville Police Investigating Recent "Smash and Grabs"


            Madisonville Police are investigating a series of what they call “smash and grabs” that have taken place over the past few weeks.            

Federal Weapons Charges Brought Against Eight Evansville Men


            The Department of Justice announced today (Tuesday) that eight people were arrested in Evansville after a federal investigation on weapons charges.           

KSP Investigating Thefts at Temporary Traffic Signals in Hopkins County


            Kentucky State Police is investigating the theft of communication equipment from traffic signals taken just before the weekend.

Code Red Program Still Available in Hopkins County


Severe weather season is approaching fast.  CODERED is a free county wide alert system. It takes only a few seconds to sign up. This service is free of charge to residents and businesses. The system is only used by Hopkins County officials to provide

KSP Trooper Island Raffle Features Pickup as Prize


   The Kentucky State Police Trooper Island raffle features a vehicle ready for work or play this year. Newly re-designed and re-engineered for 2014, the GMC Sierra 1500 SLE pickup includes an Iridium Metallic exterior and Jet Black interior; a

Hopkins County's Most Wanted


Information courtesy of Madisonville Police and Hopkins County Crimestoppers Link to Hopkins County CrimeStoppers If you have any information on the following persons, please call Crime Stoppers at 270-825-1111 or Hopkins County Central Dispatch a

Madisonville City Council Votes to Terminate Power Contract with KU


     THE MADISONVILLE CITY COUNCIL MET IN SPECIAL SESSION THIS MORNING BECAUSE OF A LOOMING POWER SUPPLY CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH KENTUCKY UTILITIES.  THE COUNCIL VOTED TO TERMINATE THE CURRENT CONTRACT WITH K.U. DUE TO THE RATE STRU

Hunt for Hanson Bank Robber Still Ongoing


     THE HOPKINS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS ON THE HUNT FOR THE MAN BEHIND THE BOMB THREAT YESTERDAY AT THE U.S. BANK BRANCH IN HANSON.  YESTERDAY MORNING, A MAN CALLED AND SAID HE WOULD DETONATE AN EXPLOSIVE IF 10-THOUSAND I