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End Date:  August 1, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Topic:  The Jesus Film in Spanish


The Jesus Film in Spanish will be shown on Saturday, August 1st, at 7:00 p.m. at New Palestine Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 109 (Dawson Springs Road) about 7 miles from Hopkinsville.   



End Date:  July 30, 2015 

Topic:  VBS at East Cadiz Baptist Church


East Cadiz Baptist Church, located at 407 Third Street in Cadiz, KY, will have Vacation Bible School Monday, July 27th, through Thursday, July 30th.  Dinner will be served at 5:15 p.m. each night with Vacation Bible School classes being held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Classes will be offered for children ages pre-school through 6th grades, and adult classes will be available too.  For more information, please call 270-522-7522.



End Date:  July 30, 2015

Topic:  Light of the World International Fellowship


Pastor Garfield Curlin and the Light of the World International Fellowship

extends an invitation to everyone to attend the 2015 Light of the World Holy Convocation, which will be held Thursday, July 30th, through Sunday, August 2nd, at the All Nations House of Prayer, located at 313 Edwards Mill Road in Hopkinsville, KY.  Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. nightly and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 2nd.  Guest speakers include Stellar Award Winner, Pastor Marvin Sapp, and Dr. Janet Floyd.  Sunday Best Winner, Crystal Aikin, will be the special musical guest.  For additional information, please visit www.curlinministries.org



End Date:  August 14, 2015 

Topic:  Blood Donations


The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August.  Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with types AB, O negative, A negative, and B negative.  To make an appointment to give blood, please download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org, or

call 1-800-733-2767.


Please see upcoming blood donation opportunities below:


          Ft. Campbell, KY: 8/7/15 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Blanchfield Army

               Hospital, 650 Joel Drive, on post.

Elkton, KY:  8/14/15 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Elkton Baptist Church,

     301 East Main St.

          Cadiz, KY:  8/4/15 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. at St. Stephen Catholic

               Church, 1698 Canton Rd.

Dickson, TN:  8/13/2015 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Walnut Street Church 

      of Christ, 201 Center Ave.

Clarksville, TN:

8/1/15 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St.

8/3/14 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St.

8/7/15 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Governor’s Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.

8/10/15 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1760  Madison St.

8/11/15 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Veteran’s Plaza, William O. Beach Civic Hall, 350 Pageant Lane.

8/14/15 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Governor’s Square Mall, 2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd.

          In Addition:

                    Clarksville Blood Center at 1760 Madison St., Clarksville, TN, is

open Mondays from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and the first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. until noon.



End Date:  August 15, 2015

Topic:  “Money Sense for Women”


The 9th Annual “Money Sense for Women” conference is being held on Saturday, August 15th, at the Christian County Cooperative Extension, located at 2850 Pembroke Rd. in Hopkinsville, KY.  Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  Pre-registration for this event is helpful and forms can be picked up at Bank of Cadiz and Trust Company at both Hopkinsville and Cadiz Branches, Planters Bank at South Main St. and Ft. Campbell Blvd., and at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Office. Forms are also available on the City of Hopkinsville website at www.hopkinsvilleky.us  Forms can be mailed to 2850 Pembroke Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or emailed to tiffany.bolinger@uky.edu.  Generous businesses provide for this event to be free and every participant receives lunch.  Also, door prizes will be given throughout the event.


End Date:  August 8, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. 

Topic:  August Heritage Fest


August Heritage Fest will be held Thursday, August 6th, through Saturday, August 8th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day.  The fest will be held at 19th and Poplar St. in Hopkinsville, KY, and will offer a yard sale, barbeque, vendors with different foods, a bake sale, music, basketball, and free gifts.  Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the fun. For more information, please contact 615-668-0424 or 615-627-7510.



End Date:  August 15, 2015

Topic:  Championship Rodeo


Christian County Cattlemen’s Association’s Lone Star Championship Rodeo will be held August 14th & 15th at the Western Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Hopkinsville, KY. Admission is $10 in advance for adults and $8 for children.  Tickets will be sold at the gate for $15 for adults or $10 for children. Box seats are available upon request. For more information, visit http://www.lonestarrodeocompany.com/



End Date:  August 22, 2015

Topic: Legacy Men’s Conference


The “Legacy Men’s Conference”, sponsored by Christian County Baptist Association Churches, will be held Saturday, August 22nd, at First Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, KY.  The cost is only $25 per person and lunch is included. For more information, contact the Christian County Baptist Association at 270-885-8777, or visit their website at www.christiancountybaptist.org



End Date:  8/17/2015 at 8:00 a.m.

Topic: Volunteer Training at Pennyroyal Hospice


Pennyroyal Hospice will be holding a Volunteer Training Session on Monday, August 17th, and Wednesday, August 19th,
in the Conference Room of the Pennyroyal Hospice building, located at 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville, KY.
The class will begin at 9:00 am each day and finish no later than 3:00 pm.  There is no charge for the training and lunch will be provided.  Both days are required to complete the class.  
To register for the session, or if you have any questions regarding becoming a Pennyroyal Hospice Volunteer, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 270-885-6428 or toll-free at 888-611-0121.  You can also email



End Date:  8/02/2014

Topic:  2015 Women’s Conference at Bridge of Hope Fellowship


Bridge of Hope Fellowship, located at 1005 South Main Street in Hopkinsville, KY, will host the “2015 Women’s Conference” on Friday, September 11th, and Saturday, September 12th.  The conference will include three sessions with Cheryl Haskins, guest speaker from The City Church in Kirkland, Washington, catered meals, games, gifts, giveaways, and much more.  The first session will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11th.  The second session will be held on Saturday morning, September 12th, at 8:30 a.m. and the third session will be Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.  The cost is only $40 and a $20 non-refundable deposit is due before August 2nd.  For more information, please call 270-886-1148.



End Date: November 12, 2015

Topic:  Women’s Forum 2015


The Women’s Forum 2015 is coming to Long Hollow Baptist Church in Nashville, TN, November 12th through November 14th.  Early bird special is $175 and this rate ends September 12th.  The regular price is $195. Register today for the best rate by going to lifeway.com/womensforum.



End Date:  7/31/2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Topic: VBS at Reconciliation Evangelistic Outreach Church


Children are invited to Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Reconciliation Evangelistic Outreach Church, located at 1155 Ft. Campbell Blvd. in Clarksville, TN.  This “Jesus Christ: the Super Hero” VBS will be held Monday, July 27th, through Friday, July 31st, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. nightly.  Dinner will be served and prizes will be given.  Most importantly, children will “learn to shield themselves with right choices in a world full of wrong options”.  For more information, call 931-645-9596.


End Date:  August 8, 2015

Topic:  Commodity Distribution


The Aaron McNeil House will have a commodity distribution on August 8th, starting at 10:00 a.m.  Items will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.  Photo ID, or other proof of residency in Christian County is required, but proof of income is not required.


End Date: 7/31/2015

Topic:  Hymn Books Needed

The Clarksville Senior Citizen Center is in need of old time hymn books for Wednesday worship services.  They request that the books be of the same edition and be in readable condition.  To donate hymn books, please contact Martin Tingle at 931-647-0632.  All hymn book donations will be greatly appreciated



End date: August 2

 Apostle Garfield Curlin and the Light of the World International Fellowship extends an invitation to everyone to attend the 2015 Light of the World Holy Convocation which will be held Thursday, July 30- Sunday, August 2, at All Nations House of Prayer 313 Edwards Mill Road in Hopkinsville, KY.  Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. nightly and 11:00 a.m. Sunday.  Guest speakers include Stellar Award Winner, Pastor Marvin Sapp Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.and Dr. Janet Floyd, New Beginnings Ministries in Monroe, Louisiana.  Sunday Best Winner Crystal Aikin will serve as the special musical guest. For additional information, please visit our website at www.curlinministries.org



End Date:  8/01/2015

Topic:  “Healthy Church”


First Baptist Church of Clarksville, TN, is currently conducting a Sunday morning sermon series titled “ Healthy Church” presented by Pastor Larry Riley.  This series is going on now through Aug. 2nd.  With this series, you will learn how “We must lean on each other and stand firm in our faith so that we, as a body of Christ, can make a difference in our community and world as we connect with each other, reach out to others, and share the love of Christ”.  First Baptist Church is located at 435 Madison St. in downtown Clarksville.  Sunday worship services are held at 8:30 a.m. for classic worship and casual worship is at 11:00 a.m.



End Date:  8/02/2015

Topic:  Greater Faith Temple Apostolic Church


Greater Faith Temple Apostolic Church, located at 4322 Casky Lane in Hopkinsville, KY, invites everyone to a special three-day event, July 31st through Aug. 2nd.  They will be honoring Bishop G.W. Bailey and First Lady Sheila Bailey.  Appreciation services for Friday, July 31st, will begin at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Chambers of Russellville as the guest speaker.  On Saturday, Aug. 1st, at 3:00 p.m., Pastor Blunt of Charlotte, TN, is speaking, and on Sunday, Aug. 2nd, at 3:00 p.m., Bishop Dozier of Louisville will be the guest speaker.  For more information, contact Bishop G.W. Bailey at 270-890-0497 or 270-484-1911.  The public is invited.


End Date:  August 6, 2015 at noon

Topic: “Back to School with Mrs. Pickle”


The Christian County Literacy Council & Community Early Childhood Council invites you to “Back to School with Mrs. Pickle”. This event will be held at the Hopkinsville Christian Co. Public Library in the community room on Thursday, August 6th, at 1:00 p.m.  This fun event is for kindergarten through 3rd grades.  Contact the Library at (270) 887-4263 for more information.


End Date:  8/13/2014

Topic:  Yard Sale to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association


Pennyroyal Hospice, located at 220 Burley Ave. in Hopkinsville, KY, will have a yard sale to benefit “Walk to End Alzheimer’s”.  The yard sale will be held on Friday, Aug. 14th, from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. back behind the Hospice building.   There will be something for everyone!!!  If you would like to donate items for the yard sale, please contact Pennyroyal Hospice at 270-885-6428. In case of rain, the yard sale will be rescheduled.




End Date:  August 7, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Topic:  “Dawg Days” in Crofton, KY


“DAWG DAYS”, which is a fun event that will offer an indoor Craft Fair with 30 plus vendors, food, and Gospel music featuring the Glovers, will be held on Friday, August 7th, starting at 5:00 p.m. and there will be an auction held at 7:00 p.m.  This event is being held at Crofton Fire Department, in front of the City Hall in Crofton, KY.


End Date:  August 26, 2015

Topic:  The Housing Authority of Hopkinsville


The Housing Authority of Hopkinsville will begin accepting applications for its Section 8 Rental Assistance Program beginning Monday, August 3rd, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., except on Holidays.  Applications are available at the Housing Authority office at 400 N. Elm St. in Hopkinsville, KY.  They will be accepted on a walk-in basis every Wednesday after Aug. 3rd from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 and 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. through September 16th. Online applications will be available at www.housingah.org starting August 3rd


End Date:  8/21/2015

Topic:  3rd Annual  “Cruisin’ the Creek Car Show”


The 3rd Annual “Cruisin’ the Creek Car Show” is coming to Yellow Creek Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 22nd.  Yellow Creek Baptist Church is located at 4506 Ellis Mills Road in Cumberland City, TN.  This car show is open to all cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors.  Car and truck entrants will have a chance to win a 1986 Corvette and show spectators will have a chance to win a 1985 Mustang-must be present to win.  Other prizes include a $500 gift card for Hutson John Deere for tractor entrants and a $500 gift card from Appleton’s for motorcycle entrants.  Registration and judging will be held from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. and awards given at 2 p.m.  Winner trophies, door prizes, and a silent auction will also be available.  There is no entry fee, but donations will be accepted with all proceeds going to the Yellow Creek Baptist Church building fund.  For more information, contact Charley Arms at 931-494-1853 or Danny Fewless at 931-572-9546.



End Date:  August 29, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. 

Topic:  “Outdoor Extravaganza” at Hillcrest Baptist Church


Hillcrest Baptist Church, located at 720 Skyline Dr. in Hopkinsville, KY, invites all outdoorsmen and their families and everyone interested in hunting and fishing to attend an “Outdoor Extravaganza” on Saturday, August 29th.  Activities will take place from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4:00-5:45.  The guest speakers are Michael Waddell and Shawn Morman.  Tickets are $10 and includes hot dogs and hamburgers.  Everyone’s invited. 



End Date:  Indefinite

Topic:  First Day of the Month Hike



End Date:  August 28th

Topic:  “100 Years of Hopkinsville’s Salvation Army”


The Museums of Hopkinsville-Christian County is pleased to partner with the Salvation Army in commemorating their 100 years of service to this community through a featured exhibit about the organization at the Pennyroyal Area Museum. Items representing the history of the group range from books and photographs to uniforms and musical instruments. Take this opportunity to learn more about how the Salvation Army is "Doing the Most Good" for our community.
This featured summer exhibit will be on display from now through Saturday, August 29th.  For more information, contact the Museums of Hopkinsville at 270-887-4270.




















End Date:  September 15, 2015

Topic:  After-School Bible Clubs


Though most children do not attend Church, most do attend public schools.  That’s why Good News Clubs are so important!  Good News Clubs are after-school Bible clubs that meet one afternoon a week at the school and are run by volunteers, who are trained and screen by Child Evangelism Fellowship (a worldwide interdenominational ministry to children since 1937).  Perhaps God could use you in this important ministry.  Learn more online at ReachingKidsForJesus.com or call 931-241-8202.  You can also go on Facebook at CEF Greater Clarksville Chapter.



End Date:  September 19, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

Topic:  Challenge House Run/Walk


Challenge House, Inc. will have a 10K run, a 2 mile walk/jog, and/or bus tour of Challenge Houses.  This community event sets out to bring Hopkinsville together as we better understand the Challenge House Movement.  This Challenge House tour event will be held on Saturday, September 19th, at 8:00 a.m. and will start and finish at the Christian County Board of Education, located at Glass Ave. and Elm St. in Hopkinsville, KY.  The cost is only $20 to participate.  To sign up, call Megan Collie at 919-444-4992 or e-mail mailmegano@gmail.com.  You can also register with a credit card at www.active.com by searching “Challenge House Challenge”.  All proceeds will go toward the Challenge House Movement securing funds for Challenge House #6. 


End Date: Indefinite

Topic:  The Cornell Memory Center Needs Volunteers


The Cornell Memory Center, across from the Chapel House off of North Drive in Hopkinsville, KY, is a part of the Christian Care Communities Campus.  They are non-profit and specialize in senior citizens with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  The Cornell Memory Center is in need of volunteers.  If you are interested, please call Marie Davenport at 270-885-1375, ext. 2 at work, or at 270-978-8113 on weekends.  Marie is the Activities and Volunteer Coordinator.  Also, to learn more, you can contact her at marie.davenport@ccc1884.org



End Date:  Until Further Notice

Topic:  Sidewalk Upgrades


A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has started sidewalk upgrade work along Skyline Drive from Ft. Campbell Blvd. to East 9th St. (Pembroke Rd.) in Hopkinsville, KY.  Sometime in mid-April, the contractor plans to begin milling and asphalt paving along this same section.  Motorists should be alert for lane restrictions and equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow.



End Date:  11/01/2015

Topic:  Fall Women’s Conference


First Baptist Church on Main St. in Madisonville, KY, invites all ladies to their 2015 Fall Women’s Conference.  The keynote speaker will be Christian author and singer, Sheila Walsh.  The worship leaders will be “Highroad”.  The early bird tickets are $25 per person through September 6th.  The Fall tickets will be $35 per person through November 1st, and includes a box lunch.  The conference will be held on Friday, November 6th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 7th, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  The theme is: “Loved Back to Life”.  For more information, call 270-821-3611 or go online at fbcmadisonville.com



End Date: Indefinite

Topic: Healing the Heartbreak of Abortion


Healing the heartbreak of abortion; finding freedom, healing, and hope after abortion; and picking up the pieces.  You’ve been in the wilderness of secrets, despair, shadows, and shame long enough.  It’s time to heal.  For post abortion Bible study and family support, or more information, contact Heather Hawkins at 270-719-0735; Lorrie Brown at 270-498-9886; or Alpha Alternative at 270-885-3820.  It’s time for healing from the pain of abortion. 



End Date: 8/09/2015

Topic: “New Christian School for P.I.L.O.T.s - Positively Identified Leaders   

              Of Tomorrow – Enrolling Now For This Fall”


Power and Grace Preparatory Academy (PGPA), a newly established Christian school in Clarksville, TN, is preparing to open its doors this fall. The first day of school is August 10, 2015. With an emphasis on Jesus Christ and leadership, PGPA is committed to a unique mission of preparing youth for life by building spiritual character and academic excellence. Currently serving Pre-K-3 & 4 through 3rd grade students, onsite enrollment is scheduled May 20 - 29, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at PGPA’s established location of the Lettie M. Parker Kendall Community Center, 207 Oak Street. Enrollment is also available immediately at www.powerandgraceacademy.com. The establishment of PGPA is being led by Katobwa B. Stallworth, a gifted principal with more than ten years of experience in effectively leading a local Christian school and who earned a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She may be reached at (931) 980-2752.



End Date:  10/31/2015                         

Topic:  “Trash for Cash Program”


The “Trash for Cash Program” has officially opened for 2015.  Registration packets may be picked up and returned to the Public Works Complex, located at 705 North Main Street in Hopkinsville, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The “Trash for Cash Program” will run from now until October 31st, or until the required 158 miles are completed.  Tax identification numbers for all non-profit groups are required in order to participate in the program.  Please contact Robin Charles at 270-348-5881 or by email at robincharles@bellsouth.net to schedule a day you would like to participate.   


End Date:  November 5, 2015

Topic:  The 2015 Creation College Expo


The Creation Museum will host the Fifth Annual College Expo on November 6th and 7th.  Many of the nation’s Christian colleges and universities will be gathered in one place, giving you the opportunity to visit one-on-one with representatives from around the country.  There will be special guest speaking sessions geared to equip and inform you as you consider higher education.  This is a free event, and all registered students receive complimentary Creation Museum admission plus a chance to win a $500 scholarship.  Please register at CreationCollExpo.org. 

If you have an announcement, please send it two weeks in advance to wnkj@wnkj.org, mail it to WNKJ/WNLJ, PO BOX 1029, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or by fax 270-885-7210.