Madisonville Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation and the Hopkins County Fiscal Court as co-applicants were awarded a $1.068 million grant to fund the renovation, equipping and programming of a 7,000-square foot building at 130 N. Seminary Street to help local entrepreneurs, especially those workers and families displaced by coal industry changes, establish their new businesses.
Mayor David Jackson hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday to celebrate the reopening of the Madisonville City Park playground.
We invite you to join us on the next great race taking place in the community. To learn more about fun walks and runs taking place in the community, visit the tourism commission's website.
The Parks Dept installed an Expression Swing this week at the Madisonville City Park. Expression Swing is a GameTime exclusive and the industry's first playground swing that promotes inter-generational play as adults and children swing together. The face-to-face design features a bucket seat for children under 5 and a comfortable adult swing that allows a parent and child to interact with each other and to experience one another's facial expressions while at play.
Our entire community becomes involved in making Madisonville "The Best Town on Earth". Lots of volunteers roll up their sleeves every day to participate in activities that strengthen our city. It's part of what makes Madisonville such a wonderful place to live and raise a family!
Our historic downtown Madisonville is well known for it's beauty, great restaurants and shops.
The City of Madisonville, Madisonville Renaissance Program is committed to commercial district revitalization. The program follows the National Trust for Historic Preservation reccomendations in an effort to enhance, and promote, downtown revitalization. The Madisonville Renaissance program sponsors such programs as the Annual Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series in an effort to showcase all that the downtown has to offer. With period lighting, the cabin of a former governor, and brick sidewalks, visitors to downtown Madisonville can enjoy fine dining, antique shopping, lodging opportunities and a myriad of other services.