Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop
on April 5th, 2022
On April 14, Pennyrile Area Development District in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and Christian Care Communities is hosting a Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop at 10am. Join us to learn about daily living with dementia, the importance of early detection, and resources available in our community for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.  Please join us for this FRE...  Read More
New Communications Director Announced
on April 1st, 2022
HOPKINSVILLE, KY, (April 1, 2022) - Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD) announced the appointment of Melissa Thompson to Communications Director, effective immediately.  Read More
Want to know if you are exposed to RADON in your home?
on March 31st, 2022
Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a research study to learn more about how environmental conditions affect radon levels inside homes. Participants are invited to take a brief survey and test their home for radon three different times over the course of the next year.You may be eligible to participate if you:• Live in Christian County, Kentucky• Are age 21 or older and own yo...  Read More
Marion-Crittenden County E-911 Board Recipient of Funding Awarded to Purchase Up-to-Date Technology, Related Infrastructure
on March 10th, 2022
To further his investments in law enforcement so the commonwealth can be a leader in public safety, the Governor said Marion-Crittenden County E-911 has been awarded $400,000 to modernize the local dispatch center to improve efficiency of dispatching calls for services and better protect employee health and safety from COVID-19. Upgrades to include the dispatch center’s Computer Aided Dispatch and...  Read More
Kentucky Brownfield Program and Tetra Tech Seeking to Redevelop and Revitalize Kentucky
on March 10th, 2022
The KY Brownfield Program is partnering with Tetra Tech through an environmental stewardship program to provide outreach to communities within Kentucky specific to Redevelopment and Revitalization. This outreach session will provide your community an overview of the brownfield program and grant assistance opportunities that may be available for redevelopment and revitalization efforts.The historic...  Read More
Pennyrile AAAIL Advisory Council Meeting
on March 9th, 2022
The Pennyrile AAAIL Advisory Council met at the PADD office on March 9, 2022.  The AAAIL staff provided program updates and quarterly reports.  AAAIL Director, Jill Collins provided updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact upon services/programs, tornado relief efforts and the draft Area Plan that will be presented later this month to the PADD Board of Directors for approval to submi...  Read More
Public Comments Being Accepted for Aging Services Area Plan
on March 4th, 2022
The Pennyrile Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living will receive public comments on the FY 2023-2025 Aging Services Area Plan. Public comments will be received on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at the Pennyrile Area Development District, 300 Hammond Drive Hopkinsville, Kentucky between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. The plan affects individuals that are 60 years of...  Read More
Senior Nutrition Program 50th Anniversary
on March 1st, 2022
Nutrition is a vital component of our health and well-being, especially as we age. But in communities throughout the U.S., older adults sometimes lack access to the high-quality, nutritious food they need to remain healthy and independent.Since 1972, the national Senior Nutrition Program has been there to support older adults by providing nutrition services across the country. Funded by the Older ...  Read More
National Social Work Month
on March 1st, 2022
National Social Month, observed throughout March, uplifts the social workers of our country and celebrates their constant contributions to our society. These professionals use psychology and sociology to solve issues and improve individuals lives. Social Workers strive every day to improve many people’s quality of life and advocate on their behalf.A single social worker can influence an entire lif...  Read More
2022 Pennyrile Region Budget Workshop
on February 13th, 2022
Join the team from DLG on February 24 from 9 am - 12 pm (central time) as they provide budget information and answer questions to prepare county officials for best practices in budget preparation and management. The workshops are designed for newly elected officials, as well as a refresher course for veteran office holders. Because this year will be the fourth year of the term in office, Term-Endi...  Read More
Senior Centers Remain Closed
on January 27th, 2022
Out of precaution, due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in our region, all nine senior centers in the Pennyrile Region will remain closed to in-person activity and congregate meals from January 31st – February 4th.  Clients will still receive Home Delivered Meals and curbside meals will be available for pick-up.  Please contact your local senior center or the Pennyrile ADRC at 1-866-844-4396 f...  Read More
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
on January 14th, 2022
The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. More than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening.  This is a great time to remind women of the importance of routine cancer screenings. The Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program can assist e...  Read More