Local Government

Officials said they were closing city offices in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
City hall will be closed Thursday and Friday
In February, the Nonpartisan Elections Citizens Committee will begin preparing a report to city council on its findings about a possible switch from partisan to nonpartisan city races.
Citizens comment on potential nonpartisan city elections
The forum begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Hopkinsville High School gymnasium.
Nonpartisan elections forum is Tuesday
There will be five local judicial races on the Christian County ballot, but so far only one is contested.
Prosecutor Stephanie Bolen will challenge Circuit Judge John Atkins in 2022 race
Mason will face Magistrate Jerry Gilliam and agriculture businesswoman Katie Moyer in their party's primary.
Registered nurse Daniel Mason is third Republican in judge-executive’s race
The program is offered to adults in Christian County who want to learn more about city government and how it works.
City seeking applicants for new Hopkinsville Diplomat program
Foster has worked as an assistant county attorney for 10 years and started his career in the office with his father, Mike Foster, the former county attorney.
Lincoln Foster will run for county attorney as an independent
Christian County Magistrate Mark Wells represents the county's 2nd District, a role he has held for two terms.
Christian County Magistrate Mark Wells to seek re-election
Cotthoff was first elected in 2014 to serve as Christian District Court judge.
Foster Cotthoff
Soyars will have worked in the Christian County Attorney's Office for 32 years when he steps down at the end of the year.
John Soyars

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