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Parks & Recreation/Sportsplex Update (2/18/21) - Following weather-related closures the past four days, the Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that its indoor facilities -- Thomas Street Recreation Center and Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville -- will reopen with regular business hours Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. The respective parking lots have been cleared, thanks to the tremendous work of Hopkinsville Public Works Department. However, Parks and Recreation asks visitors to continue to exercising caution and driving safely to and from the buildings. Additionally, all previous COVID-19 protocols and guidelines will remain in effect.  The Sportsplex will allow walkers from 8am-Noon on Friday, as well as Open Gym on all courts from 9am-7:30pm. BryMak Field (turf) will be available from 9am-5pm. Be sure to check in the morning for complete details.  Please follow and for final updates pertaining to late openings and/or closures. 

Hopkinsville Transit Update 2/18/21 - Hopkinsville Transit will operate on its normal schedule on Friday, February 19th. For the latest info, visit

Hopkinsville Water Environment Authority Update 2/18/21 - Due to inclement weather and dangerous snow or ice-covered secondary road conditions, the Hopkinsville Water Environment Authority will close its Main Office and the (5) Drive-Thru lanes at the Forbes Building located at 1002 South Virginia on Thursday, 02/18/2021. Customers may make payments via the automated phone system at T# 270-887-4246, or online at Please visit the website at for further details.  For questions, comments or additional information, please contact the Main Office at T # 270-887-4246 or the Emergency / After-Hours T # 270-887-4232.

Solid Waste Update 2/17/21 - Thank you for your patience during delays caused by this week's winter weather! Today, Hopkinsville Solid Waste picked up herbie curbies on Monday's routes. Please find below the service schedule for the remainder of the week (weather permitting):
Route Day Will Be Picked Up On
Tuesday Route - Thursday, Feb 18
Wednesday Route - Friday, Feb 19
Thursday Route - Saturday, Feb 20
Friday Route - Sunday, Feb 21
For the latest info, visit

Christian County Health Department Update 2/18/21 -  
Due to hazardous road conditions, the health department will be closed today. The vaccine clinic at Bruce Convention Center will be open from 11:30-3:30 PM. If your appointment was scheduled before 11:30 today, feel free to come anytime today before 3:30. If you do not feel comfortable coming today, we can reschedule your appointment for tomorrow or Tuesday of next week.  For the latest info, visit

For the latest info on Hopkinsville weather warnings, visit the National Weather Service website.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook 
National Weather Service Paducah KY 
348 PM CST Wed Feb 17 2021 
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern 
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast 
.DAY ONE...Tonight 
Snow will continue to develop and spread northeast across the 
region this evening and continue overnight. A Winter Storm 
Warning is in effect for much of west Kentucky and extreme 
southeast Missouri where 2 to 5 inches of snow are expected. A 
Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for southwest Indiana, and 
portions of southern Illinois, southeast Missouri and northwest 
Kentucky, where 1 to 2 inches of snow are expected. 
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday 
The previously mentioned Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather 
Advisory continue until Thursday at 6 pm. 
Spotter activation will not be needed, but reports of snowfall 
and road conditions are encouraged. 

Winter Storm Warning

National Weather Service Paducah KY 
401 PM CST Wed Feb 17 2021 
* WHAT...Moderate to heavy snowfall expected. Snow accumulations 
  of 2 to 5 inches. A glaze of ice is also possible as the 
  precipitation ends Thursday. 
* WHERE...Portions of western Kentucky and southeast Missouri, 
  generally south of a line extending from Dexter, Missouri to 
  Paducah and Greenville Kentucky. 
* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST Thursday. 
* IMPACTS...Plan on very hazardous travel conditions. This will 
  likely impact the morning and evening commutes. 
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in 
your vehicle in case of an emergency.