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The opening comes just in time for the virtual Turkey Trot. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be run, or walked, independently rather than as a large group event on Thanksgiving morning.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Rather than having several thousand people crowded on downtown sidewalks, the audience will drive by the parked parade.
By Jennifer P. Brown
2018 Hopkinsville Christmas Parade
Other events include a spooky stroll through a local cemetery and movie night at the museum.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The local markers, which are among 2,400 installed statewide by the Kentucky Historical Society, offer lessons in local history.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The manhole cover, which features images of Dorris and two sanitation workers from the early 1900s, can be found at the center of Ninth and Main streets.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Today the building is the Woody Winfree Fire and Transportation Museum. It is operated by the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County.
By Jennifer P. Brown
clock tower
A gift from Latham to the city upon his death in 1909 also resulted in the creation of Peace Park at the opposite downtown corner from Virginia Park.
By Jennifer P. Brown
Virginia Park band stand
The park features a replica of King Arthur’s sword in a large stone, a Round Table surrounded by 24 stone seats and a Graeco-Roman amphitheater with a sculpture of Melpomene.
By Jennifer P. Brown
The building constructed in 1902 has housed several businesses over its history, including four drug stores. The last one, Herb Brandt's Corner Drugs, closed in 1989
By Jennifer P. Brown
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife reports there are 187 active bald eagle nests in the state.
By WKMS
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