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Heroes of Hopkins County Calendar Winners Announced!

We would like to congratulate the winning nominees of the Patrick Rudd Project’s 2017 Heroes of Hopkins County Calendar.  

Officer Jason Barnes, Madisonville Police Department (11 years of service)
Deputy Jonathan Barnes, Hopkins County Sheriff's Office (10 years of service)
Blake Boyd, Madisonville Fire Department Engineer/EMT/Hazmat Officer (6 years of service)
Guy Buchanan, Army 99th Infantry Division/World Ward II Veteran
Josh Cloern, Medical Center Ambulance Service EMT (6 years of service)
Charlie Crowley, U.S. Navy Veteran (1942-1945)
Emery Crowley, U.S. Navy Veteran (1943-1946)
Garnett Crowley, U.S. Army Veteran (1950-1952)
Mike Fry, Unites States Marine Corps Veteran (1984-1988) & Retired Madisonville Fire Department Battalion Chief
Chris Hancock, U.S. Army Veteran (1990-1997)
Patrick Kearney, U.S. Army Veteran/Bronze Star with Valor recipient (2004-2011)
Andy Lear, United States Marine Corps LDO Captain (20 years of service)
Paul Merrell, Army World War II Veteran
Tpr. Dan Morck, Kentucky State Police Detective (20 years of service) & U.S. Army Veteran
Jacob Perry, United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant (December 2004-Current)
Ben Skaggs, United States Army UH-60 Blackhawk Aviator (2011-Present)
Lance Trevathan, U.S. Army Veteran (22 years of Active Duty Service)
Bruce Unland, U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran/3-time Purple Heart Medal Recipient
Calvin Walker, U.S. Army Veteran (1951-1953)

Each winner was chosen based on extreme actions of valor on or off duty, exemplary service, community service and/or distinguished service throughout career.  These individuals are just a handful of the Heroes who were born or currently reside in Hopkins County, Kentucky.  It is our honor to recognize these individuals in the first annual Heroes of Hopkins County Calendar.  Calendars will debut at the 9/11 Heroes Run on Saturday, September 10th and will be available to purchase online afterwards.  

Sponsorship opportunities are available starting at $25 and include individuals and families, memorials to your Hero, as well as 14 monthly sponsorships and one title sponsorship.  For sponsor information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..