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Frequently Asked Questions

General Information FAQs

Who can I contact for information regarding Marriage Licenses, Certification of Vehicles and Boats Registration/Titles, Payment of Vehicle/Boat Taxes, Voter Registration and Voter Location Inquiries, Disabled Parking Permits, Property Deeds, Mortgages, and Passports?
You may contact the Christian County Clerk’s Office at:

Christian County Court Clerk
Mike Kem
511 South Main Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4105
Fax: (270) 887-4186
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov
Who can I contact for information regarding renewal of my Driver's License, Driver's License Testing/Permits, Court Dates, Probate Court, Speeding Tickets, Emergency Protective Orders (EPO), Divorce Information, Circuit, District and Family Court?
You may contact the Christian County Justice Center at:

Christian County Justice Center
100 Justice Way
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 889-6540 or (270) 889-6539
Fax: (270) 889-6094
Website: www.courts.ky.gov
Who can I contact to pay my Christian County Real Estate Property Taxes?
You may contact the Christian County Sheriff’s Department at:

Christian County Sheriff’s Office
Livy Leavell, Sheriff
216 West 7th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4143
Fax: (270) 887-4032
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov
How can I contact County Attorney Michael Foster for information regarding Friend of the Court matters?
You may contact the County Attorney at:

County Attorney
J. Michael Foster
P.O. Box 24
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4114
Fax: (270) 886-3910
Email: mfoster@hopkinsville.net
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov
How can I contact the Christian County Jail for questions?
You may contact the Christian County Jail at:

Christian County Jail
Brad Boyd, Jailer
410 W. 7th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4152
Fax: (270) 887-4450
Website: www.ccjail.org

How can I contact the Animal Shelter for questions?
You may contact the Christian County Animal Shelter at:

Christian County Animal Shelter
Irene Grace, Animal Shelter Director
2935 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4175
Fax: (270) 885-7501

Email: ccas@hesenergy.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Christian-County-Animal-Shelter-214216555270170
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov/animal-shelter.htm
Website for Available Pets: www.petfinder.com/pet-search?shelter_id=KY63

How can I contact the Christian County Road Department for services and questions?
You may contact the Christian County Road Department at:

Christian County Road Department
Paul Finley, County Public Works Director
2701 Russellville Road
515 Weber Street (Mailing Address)
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4122
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov/road-department.htm
How can I contact Christian County Judge/Executive Steve Tribble?
You may contact County Judge Executive Steve Tribble at:

Christian County Judge/Executive Steve Tribble
515 Weber Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4100
Fax: (270) 885-7501
Email: judge@christiancountyky.gov
Website: www.christiancountyky.gov/county-judge-executive.htm
Who can I contact for information regarding Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect, Child Support Enforcement, Foster Care/Adoption Recruitment and Certification?
You may contact Office of Protection and Permanency (Social Services) at:

Office of Protection and Permanency
110 Riverfront Drive
P.O. Box 3
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (855) 306-8959
Telephone: (270) 889-6570 or (888) 761-8961 Foster/Adoption Parent
Website: www.chfs.ky.gov
Who can I contact for Medical, Welfare and Food Stamps Assistance (SNAP)?
NOTE: The Food Stamps Program is now called SNAP or Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program.

You may contact Cabinet for Families and Children at:

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Family Support
644 North Drive
Brickyard Plaza
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (855) 306-8959
Website: www.chfs.ky.gov
How can I contact Unemployment/Employment Office for unemployment insurance benefits and available jobs?
You may contact the Employment Office at:

Office of Employment and Training
Breathitt Career Center
110 Riverfront Drive
P.O. Box 1128
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 889-6509
Fax: (270) 889-6599
Website: www.kcc.ky.gov
How can I find out about state road conditions and traffic?
Website: goky.ky.gov
How can I contact Atmos Energy (gas) for services and questions?
You may contact Atmos Energy at:

Atmos Energy Corp.
1833 E. 9th. Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 886-6354
Website: www.atmosenergy.com
How can I contact Christian County Water District (CCWD) for services and other questions?
You may contact Christian County Water District at:

Christian County Water District
1940 Dawson Springs Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 886-3696
Fax: (270) 886-0708
Website: www.ccwd.net
How can I contact the Hopkinsville Electric System (HES) for services and other questions?
You may contact the Hopkinsville Electric System at:

Hopkinsville Electric System
820 E 9th Street
P.O. Box 728
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4200
Website: hop-electric.com
How can I contact the Hopkinsville Water and Environment (HWEA) for services and other questions?
You may contact the Hopkinsville Water and Environment at:

HWEA
401 East 9th Street
P.O. Box 628
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Telephone: (270) 887-4246
Fax: (270) 887-2798
Email: hwea@hwea-ky.com
Website: www.hwea-ky.com

Police Department FAQs

What is the City Ordinance for loud music and vehicles?
It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to use or operate or cause to be used or operated any engine brake, un-muffled compression brake or mechanical exhaust device designed to aid in the braking or deceleration of any vehicle which results in a noise disturbance, except on limited-access highways. This prohibition shall not apply to personnel of the City who are driving vehicles related to providing emergency services or any driver of a vehicle who is responding to an emergency event.

A noise disturbance means any sound which:

1. Endangers or injures the safety or health of humans or animals;

2. Annoys or disturbs a reasonable person of normal sensitivities; or

3. Endangers or injures personal or real property.


You may visit: TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 96: Noise of the Hopkinsville Code of Ordinances published by the Kentucky American Legal Publishing Corporation at this website:

www.amlegal.com/codes/client/hopkinsville_ky

What is the City Ordinance on Fireworks?
Fireworks may only be ignited between the dates of July 1st and July 5th, between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 12:30 A.M. Fireworks used by individuals under age eighteen (18) must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Ignition within two hundred (200) feet of any structure, vehicle or any other person andigniting or discharging from amotor vehicle or on any property of another without the consent of the property owner is prohibited.

You may visit: TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS, CHAPTER 101: Storage, Sale and Use of Fireworks of the Hopkinsville Code of Ordinances published by American Legal Publishing Company at this website:

www.amlegal.com/codes/client/hopkinsville_ky