Christian County has been home to some bizarre and interesting happenings, including being the birth place of famous clairvoyant Edgar Cayce.

In the Kelly community, legend has it that in 1955 there was an alien encounter. This event is now celebrated with the Kelly Little Green Men Days festival.

In 2017, the sky went dark over the nation! On August 21, 2017, a full solar eclipse took place over the United States, and Hopkinsville was the point of greatest eclipse for the entire astronomical event. The sky was in total darkness for 2 minutes and 41 seconds at 1:24 in the afternoon.