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Local and area announcements for WNKJ/WNLJ listeners edited by Jenny Fleming and maintained by Ken Cummins. You can contact Ken by e-mail  ken@wnkj.org


End Date:  9/12/2015  

Topic:  “Gospel Music Extravaganza”


The annual “Gospel Music Extravaganza”, hosted by The Childress Family, will be held at Victory Church, located at 615 Brown Road in Madisonville, KY, on Friday, Sept. 11th and Saturday, Sept. 12th.  The church is at Exit 42, just off the Pennyrile Parkway.  Singing begins on Friday, Sept. 11th, at 6:30 p.m. with Southern Sound, Southern Raised, Tim Lovelace, and The Childress family.  The singing on Saturday, Sept. 12th, begins at 2:00 p.m. and includes the Hoppers, Tim Lovelace, and The Childress Family.  Doors open one hour prior to singings.  Admission is free and an offering will be received.  For special hotel rates or general information, please call 270-836-8882 or visit online at childressfamily.com.  


End Date:  9/07/2015  

Topic:  Free Event sponsored by the Christian County Cowboy Church and HR Ministries


The Christian County Cowboy Church and HR Ministries is sponsoring a free event on Monday, September 7th, from noon until evening.  The public is invited to this event, which will be held at the Sheriff’s Posse Grounds in Christian County, located off Hwy. 91 at Witty Lane. There will be free horse riding and an obstacle course for horse lovers.  At 4:00 p.m., there will be music on the grounds and at 5:30 p.m., there will be a horse training display.  The featured guest is Paul Daily of Wild Horse Ministries.  A horse whisperer demonstration will be given.  For more information, call Mike Barbee at 270-484-3211 or Steve Stewart at 270-498-1327.  You can also email: redonda.stewart@cpsagu.com



End Date:  9/08/2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Topic:  Regular Monthly Meeting of the Alzheimer’s Support Group


The regular monthly meeting of the Alzheimer’s Support Group is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD office), located at 300 Hammond Dr. in Hopkinsville, KY.  For more information, contact Bruce Carver at 270-886-9484 or by email at Bruce.Carver@ky.gov




End Date:  9/14/2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Topic:  “Jobs for Life” Class at Micah Mission


There will be a “Jobs for Life” Class at Micah Mission, located at 209 South Main Street in Hopkinsville, KY, starting with an orientation meeting on Monday, September 14th, at 10:00 a.m.  Classes will begin Wednesday, September 16th, at 10:00 a.m.  Class sessions will be held every Monday and Wednesday, starting promptly at 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  “Jobs for Life” provides job training and support, enabling everyone to secure meaningful employment and experience new life in Christ.  Classes are free.  To enroll, please contact Jobs for Life Coordinator, Emanuel Wilson, at 270-987-2055.





End Date:  9/18/2015

Topic:  Women’s Fall Event at Olive Branch Baptist Church


Olive Branch Baptist Church in Hanson, KY, is hosting a Women’s Fall Event on Friday, September 18th.  Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and a free meal will be served at 6:00 p.m.  The guest speaker is Karen Doyel, a widowed pastor’s wife.  She is a conference speaker, Bible study teacher, seminar leader, and has written several studies that are on CD.  You can visit her website at karenalexanderdoyel.com.  Please call the church office at 270-322-8251 if you plan to attend.  The deadline to register is September 13th.   Nursery will be provided.


End Date:  9/22/2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Topic:  “Jobs for Life” Class at Aaron McNeil House


There will be a “Jobs for Life” Class at the Aaron McNeil House, located at 604 East 2nd Street in Hopkinsville, KY, starting with an orientation meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd, at 10:00 a.m.  Classes will begin Thursday, September 24th, at 10:00 a.m.  Class sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday, starting promptly at 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  “Jobs for Life” provides job training and support, enabling everyone to secure meaningful employment and experience new life in Christ.  Soft skills are included in the training.  Classes are free.  To enroll, please call the Aaron McNeil House at 270-886-9734 or contact the Jobs for Life Coordinator, Emanuel Wilson, at 270-987-2055.



End Date:  9/27/2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Topic:  Creation Scientist John MacKay at Living Hope Baptist Church


Everyone is invited to come and hear International Director from Creation Research, John MacKay, speak at Living Hope Baptist Church, located at 6305 Eagle Way By-Pass in Hopkinsville, KY.  Creation Scientist John MacKay will be sharing “scientific proof for the Biblical view of creation”.  He will speak at the county-wide youth rally at Living Hope Baptist on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 6:00 p.m. and during their worship services on Sunday. September 27th, at 10:45 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  These special speaking engagements are sponsored by the Christian County Baptist Association.  For more information, please contact Living Hope Baptist Church at 270-885-7276.



End Date:  9/17/2015

Topic:  Free Comedy Concert


First United Methodist Church, located at 1305 S. Main St. in Hopkinsville, KY, is hosting a free comedy concert on Thursday, September 17th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Alhambra Theater.  This event is for the whole family.  Comedy artist David Pendleton will make you laugh!  The event is free, but tickets are required.  Please stop by first United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville, KY, to get your ticket. 



End Date:  9/23/2015 at 5:00 p.m.

Topic:  Revival Services at Hillcrest Baptist Church


Hillcrest Baptist Church invites everyone to revival service on Sunday, September 20th, at 6:00 p.m. Revival services will continue Monday, September 21st, through Wednesday, September 23rd, at 6:30 p.m. each night.  The evangelist is Dr. Kevin Smith of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.  Revival “Prayer Guides” for 30 days of prayer prior to revival services are available at the Church, located at 920 Skyline Dr., in Hopkinsville, KY.  Please call 270-886-6017 for further information.



End Date:  9/25//2015

Topic:  “Living Proof” Simulcast


Living Waters Community Church, located at 285 Hugh Hunter Road in Oak Grove, KY, is hosting a “Living Proof” simulcast event featuring Beth Moore on Saturday, September 26th, from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  The cost is $30 per person and includes the simulcast fee, all conference materials, and lunch.  You can register online at www.livingwaters-ky.org.  For more information, please call 931-206-4733.  Host pastor is David Coram.



End Date:  9/02/2015

Topic:  The Martins performing at “Gospel Fest 2015”


The Multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated trio, The Martins, will be featured singers in the “Gospel Fest 2015” in Central City, KY, on Wednesday, September 2nd, at 6:00 p.m.  This talented musical family will be performing at “Gospel Fest”, which will be held at the Downtown City Square in Central City, KY.  The public is invited.  For more information, call 270-757-6227 or visit www.martinsonline.com



End Date:  9/19/2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Topic:  “Old Fashion Methodist Camp Meeting”


The public is invited to an “Old Fashion Methodist Camp Meeting” at Mt. Zion United Methodist’s Family Life Center.  The dates are Thursday, September 17th, Friday, September 18th, and Saturday, September 19th, at 7:00 p.m. nightly.  The worship leader is Lydia Walker.  The Evangelist is J.C. Davis.  Mt. Zion United Methodist’s Family Life Center is located at 5875 Hwy. 48, Cunningham, TN.  Come and bring your family, friends, and neighbors.



End Date:  September 12th

Topic:  Free Bible Courses


All Nations Biblical Study Center is having fall 2015 Registration.  The center offers free Bible courses to the community.  The fall semester begins September 13th.  Visit www.studythescriptures.net or call 931-648-8844, All Nations Biblical Study Center is located at the corner of Ft. Campbell Blvd. and the corner of Lafayette Road in Clarksville, TN.



End Date:  9/17/2015 at 10:00 a.m.

Topic:  Rally for Protecting Our Religious Freedom


There will be a rally for protecting our religious freedom and State’s rights at the State Capital, located at 600 Charlotte Ave., in Nashville, TN, on Thursday, September 17th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  This rally is sponsored by the Tennessee Pastors Network.  For more information, contact Pastor Dale Walker at 931-545-4177; Pastor Ben Graham at 615-491-2073; email patriotpastorstn@gmail.com; or visit www.tnpastors.net.


End Date:  10/10/2015

Topic:  “Ballin’ for Christ”


The first annual “Ballin’ for Christ” will be held at the Boys and Girls Club, located at the Walnut Street Center in Hopkinsville, KY, on Saturday, October 10th.  This will be a “3 on 3” tournament.  There will also be games and face painting for the children.  The guest preacher is Jeron “Truly Blessed” Trice.  Tim Boss Bell will give a performance.  Call 270-839-5896 to sign up for a team. 



End Date:  10/10/2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Topic:  Commodity Distribution at Aaron McNeil House


The Aaron McNeil House will not have a commodity distribution in September, but will have a distribution on Saturday, October 10th, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Photo ID or any proof of Christian County residency is required.   



End Date:   10/23/2015

Topic:  Fall Festival



The South Guthrie Community Association will be hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 24TH, at the South Guthrie Community Center, Located at 5025 Guthrie Road in Clarksville, TN, from 9:00 a.m.. until 2:00 p.m. There will be food, prizes, and fun for everyone.  Vendors are needed.  Vendor fees are $15.00 per 10 by 10 space; $20.00 for food vendors; and $25 for food trucks. Vendors must supply their own tables and chairs.  For more information or directions, please call 931-485-2006 or 931-485-2109.



End Date:  September 15, 2015

Topic:  After-School Bible Clubs


Though most children do not attend Church, most do attend public schools.  That’s why Good News Clubs are so important!  Good News Clubs are after-school Bible clubs that meet one afternoon a week at the school and are run by volunteers, who are trained and screen by Child Evangelism Fellowship (a worldwide interdenominational ministry to children since 1937).  Perhaps God could use you in this important ministry.  Learn more online at ReachingKidsForJesus.com or call 931-241-8202.  You can also go on Facebook at CEF Greater Clarksville Chapter.



End Date:  September 19, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

Topic:  Challenge House Run/Walk


Challenge House, Inc. will have a 10K run, a 2 mile walk/jog, and/or bus tour of Challenge Houses.  This community event sets out to bring Hopkinsville together as we better understand the Challenge House Movement.  This Challenge House tour event will be held on Saturday, September 19th, at 8:00 a.m. and will start and finish at the Christian County Board of Education, located at Glass Ave. and Elm St. in Hopkinsville, KY.  The cost is only $20 to participate.  To sign up, call Megan Collie at 919-444-4992 or e-mail mailmegano@gmail.com.  You can also register with a credit card at www.active.com by searching “Challenge House Challenge”.  All proceeds will go toward the Challenge House Movement securing funds for Challenge House #6. 



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Topic:  The Cornell Memory Center Needs Volunteers


The Cornell Memory Center, across from the Chapel House off of North Drive in Hopkinsville, KY, is a part of the Christian Care Communities Campus.  They are non-profit and specialize in senior citizens with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  The Cornell Memory Center is in need of volunteers.  If you are interested, please call Marie Davenport at 270-885-1375, ext. 2 at work, or at 270-978-8113 on weekends.  Marie is the Activities and Volunteer Coordinator.  Also, to learn more, you can contact her at marie.davenport@ccc1884.org



End Date:  Until Further Notice

Topic:  Sidewalk Upgrades


A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has started sidewalk upgrade work along Skyline Drive from Ft. Campbell Blvd. to East 9th St. (Pembroke Rd.) in Hopkinsville, KY.  Sometime in mid-April, the contractor plans to begin milling and asphalt paving along this same section.  Motorists should be alert for lane restrictions and equipment, flaggers, and construction personnel along the roadway in close proximity to traffic flow.



End Date:  11/01/2015

Topic:  Fall Women’s Conference


First Baptist Church on Main St. in Madisonville, KY, invites all ladies to their 2015 Fall Women’s Conference.  The keynote speaker will be Christian author and singer, Sheila Walsh.  The worship leaders will be “Highroad”.  The early bird tickets are $25 per person through September 6th.  The Fall tickets will be $35 per person through November 1st, and includes a box lunch.  The conference will be held on Friday, November 6th, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 7th, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  The theme is: “Loved Back to Life”.  For more information, call 270-821-3611 or go online at fbcmadisonville.com



End Date: Indefinite

Topic: Healing the Heartbreak of Abortion


Healing the heartbreak of abortion; finding freedom, healing, and hope after abortion; and picking up the pieces.  You’ve been in the wilderness of secrets, despair, shadows, and shame long enough.  It’s time to heal.  For post abortion Bible study and family support, or more information, contact Heather Hawkins at 270-719-0735; Lorrie Brown at 270-498-9886; or Alpha Alternative at 270-885-3820.  It’s time for healing from the pain of abortion. 



End Date:  10/31/2015                         

Topic:  “Trash for Cash Program”


The “Trash for Cash Program” has officially opened for 2015.  Registration packets may be picked up and returned to the Public Works Complex, located at 705 North Main Street in Hopkinsville, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The “Trash for Cash Program” will run from now until October 31st, or until the required 158 miles are completed.  Tax identification numbers for all non-profit groups are required in order to participate in the program.  Please contact Robin Charles at 270-348-5881 or by email at robincharles@bellsouth.net to schedule a day you would like to participate.   



End Date:  November 5, 2015

Topic:  The 2015 Creation College Expo


The Creation Museum will host the Fifth Annual College Expo on November 6th and 7th.  Many of the nation’s Christian colleges and universities will be gathered in one place, giving you the opportunity to visit one-on-one with representatives from around the country.  There will be special guest speaking sessions geared to equip and inform you as you consider higher education.  This is a free event, and all registered students receive complimentary Creation Museum admission plus a chance to win a $500 scholarship.  Please register at CreationCollExpo.org. 



End Date:  Indefinite 

Topic:  Park Naturalist Monthly Hikes


The park naturalist at Pennyrile Forest State Park will plan a unique hike that will fit the season on the first of each month in 2015.  Summer hikes will be in the morning or evening to avoid the heat of the day.  Fall hikers will enjoy seeing beautiful fall colors.  These hikes are free.  Hikers are urged to bring water and dress for the weather.  A hiking stick is recommended.  To register for a hike, contact the naturalist office at 1-800-325-1711 or at rebeccae.clark@ky.gov.  Hikers must register one week prior to the event.



End Date: Indefinite
Topic: Regional House of Prayer in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

The Regional House of Prayer in Hopkinsville, Kentucky is open Monday-Friday from 10:00am-2:00pm.  Intercessors and worship teams in the Western Kentucky area are invited to get involved!  The center is open for anyone who wants to pray or needs prayer for healing/deliverance.  The Regional House of Prayer is located at Shekinah Glory Ministries Prayer and Ministry Center at 4925 Dawson Springs Road, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 (on HWY 109, just 2 1/4 miles off the by-pass).  For more information call 270-484-0249.  All are welcome!


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Topic: Revival Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

The Revival Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky is open every weekend Thursday-Sunday nights beginning at 7:00pm.   The Revival Center is located at Shekinah Glory Ministries Prayer and Ministry Center at 4925 Dawson Springs Road, Hopkinsville, Kentucky 42240 (on HWY 109, just 2 1/4 miles off the by-pass).  For more information call 270-484-0249.  All are invited to attend services! 


If you have an announcement, please send it two weeks in advance to wnkj@wnkj.org, mail it to WNKJ/WNLJ, PO BOX 1029, Hopkinsville, KY 42240 or by fax 270-885-7210.