City of Hopkinsville

Veterans Honor Parade

The Christian County Military Affairs Committee, the Division of Parks and Recreation, City of Hopkinsville and Christian County Fiscal Court will be holding a Veterans Honor Parade on Saturday, November 9th at 10:00 am in downtown Hopkinsville.

Every participating Veteran will receive a hand-held American Flag to carry and take home.

Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K

The Inaugural Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K, presented by Planters Bank (Half Marathon) and Jennie Stuart Health (5K), is a joint road race through Hopkinsville, KY.

The course winds through downtown Hoptown, residential areas, through beautiful Christian County countryside and returns to finish downtown on the popular and new Greenway/Rail Trail.

Couple this great race layout with Saturday’s Hoptown Harvest Fest and Bourbon celebrations (also held downtown) and you’ll have a fabulous race experience! Proceeds from the race and associated events (Friday Expo) benefit the non-profit partners of the United Way of the Pennyrile.

Half-marathon runner package includes a beautiful medal and comfortable long sleeve moisture-wicking performance shirt. Come experience the beauty and charm of west Kentucky scenery and hospitality in Hopkinsville, or Hoptown as we call it — at the Hoptown Half Marathon & 5K, presented by Planters Bank and Jennie Stuart Health.

Race starting line is at 1001 S. Main Street in downtown Hopkinsville. Race-day registration and packet pickup is at the nearby Christian County Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

 

   

Farewell Reception for Chief Montgomery

City officials will host a farewell reception in honor of Chief Montgomery at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Hopkinsville Municipal Center, located at 715 South Virginia Street. The public is welcomed to attend. For additional details regarding the reception, please call 270-890-0200 or email [email protected] .

Mayor’s Unity Breakfast

Our 45th Annual Mayor’s Unity Breakfast will be held on October 25, 2018. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 am-8:45 am; at the James E. Bruce Convention Center located at 303 Conference Center Dr. Hopkinsville, KY 42240.   The theme of this year’s breakfast is Better Together, with Dr. Alissa Young (President of Hopkinsville Community College) serving as the keynote speaker.

Individual tickets for $10.00 and tables for ten at $100.00 may be purchased at the Municipal Center in the Human Relations Commission or the Mayor’s Office or from any member of the Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission.  Tickets purchased at the door are $15.00 each.