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Mayor Hendricks Invites Local Citizens to Become City Diplomats

Hopkinsville Mayor Carter M. Hendricks will be accepting applications for the inaugural citizen’s academy known as the City of Hopkinsville Diplomat Program. The Mayor encourages all adult Christian County residents and business owners who are interested to apply. Becoming a City Diplomat will afford citizens the opportunity to learn how to make municipal government work for them, gain knowledge of local municipal government, and have the opportunity to support their community through service, promotion, and volunteerism. The program will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. beginning in October and will run through March.

Mayor Hendricks noted, “We are excited about offering citizens this unique opportunity to learn about the City of Hopkinsville and how local government works. We hope this will provide citizens with an even better understanding of how to get things done in our community. I appreciate the hard work of our Clerk’s office developing this new opportunity as we continue to operate a transparent and accessible 21st century government.” 

The application deadline is Friday, August 30, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. Applications must be completed in their entirety. 

Applications will be available at the Hopkinsville Municipal Center Complex, 715 S. Virginia Street and online at Applications may be submitted by email to or by hand delivery to the Hopkinsville Municipal Center located at 715 S. Virginia Street, or by mail at: 

City of Hopkinsville
Attn: Crissy Fletcher, City Clerk
715 South Virginia Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 

Individuals accepted to the program will be notified by mail. Those not accepted will be put on a waiting list for the next session. 

Have questions? Visit or contact Crissy Fletcher by email at or by phone at (270) 890-0210.