City Public Information Officer spotlights summer events

Hopkinsville City Public Information Officer, Amanda Brunt appeared on WHOP on Friday to spotlight upcoming city events and summer activities.

The BLVD Bash kicks off on Saturday on Fort Campbell Boulevard between the Highway 68 Bypass and Walnut Street. Brunt says the bash will include music, local business vendors and fun for the whole family.

The bash kicks off at 10 a.m. and later in the day at 1 p.m. the Hopkinsville Juneteenth Celebration kicks off at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Boys and Girls Club Center. The celebration will include a variety of vendors, local black history spotlights, live music and dance performances.

For those interested in Hopkinsville’s history, Brunt shared that the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County, Mayor J.R. Knight and the City of Hopkinsville partnered to offer free admission for the Pennyroyal Area Museum to all children and students through August 31. Along with the free admission the museum will also be open on Monday’s during the summer.

Brunt says the “Here in Hoptown” podcast continues to be a series that captures the people, places and history that makes up Hopkinsville. In the podcast’s most recent episode, on June 6, Brunt sits down with Carter Hendricks, the director of the SWK Economic Development Council, and John Crenshaw from the Hopkinsville Industrial Foundation to discuss local economic development.

Episodes of the podcast can be found on More information about city related events can be found on Facebook at City of Hopkinsville Local Government.