New hangars coming to local airport

Christian Fiscal Court approved budgets for the clerk’s and sheriff’s departments Tuesday morning and heard an update on future development at the airport.

Magistrate Darrell Gustafson serves on the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport Board and says they voted to add additional hangars.

A $1.3 million budget for the Christian County Clerk’s Office was given unanimous approval and Clerk Mike Kem says it does have $26,000 more going toward the pension fund than what was in the budget last year.

Fiscal Court approved a $4 million budget for the Christian County Sheriff’s Department that Sheriff Livy Leavell says is very similar to last year’s budget, but also requires an additional $99,000 toward the