In their ongoing efforts to find permanent homes for as many cats and dogs as they can, the Christian County Animal Shelter will be holding an adoption event Saturday in Oak Grove.
Shelter Director Irene Grace says the event will be at U.S. Cavalry on Fort Campbell Boulevard and they are hoping to connect several pets with families.
The $10 adoption fee will be waived for all active duty military personnel. It's the first adoption event for the local shelter in Oak Grove organizers are hoping for a good turnout.
A Fort Knox soldier was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend.
The Department of Defense says 27-year old Specialist Angel Lopez of Parma, Ohio was killed Saturday when his united was attacked by small arms fire. He was assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.
Governor Steve Beshear says flags will be ordered to half-mast on the day of Specialist's Lopez's funeral.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul says President Obama could help end the government shutdown by negotiating with Republicans over the debt ceiling.
Senator Paul says President Obama needs to come to the table to reach a compromise.
Senator Paul says so far, President Obama has not been willing to negotiate about more spending cuts.
A recent poll says Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the shutdown, but also disapprove of the way President Obama is handling his job. Congress' approval rating is just five percent.
Officials with the 101st Airborne Division this afternoon will be conducting an Eagle Remembrance Ceremony to honor of fallen Fort Campbell soldiers.
The ceremony is scheduled to take place at McAuliffe Hall on post at 4 p.m.
Military officials say remembrance ceremonies are held monthly, as needed, to honor fallen soldiers deployed in support of Operations New Dawn and Enduring Freedom.
This month's ceremony will honor the following fallen Fort Campbell Soldiers: Staff Sergeant Octavio Herrera, Sergeant Corey Garver, Sergeant Jamar Hicks,Specialist Keith Grace Jr. and Specialist Robert Pierce.
Members of a local organization that was created to debunk paranormal activity in the area are seeking new members.
The Screaming Eagle Paranormal Society was founded in 2011 by a group of Fort Campbell soldiers, former soldiers and spouses interested in finding the truth behind unexplained events.
Staff Sergeant Christopher Justice offers more details about the organization.
Staff Sergeant Justice also talks about his personal experience that sparked his interest in paranormal activity.
The Fort Campbell soldier says over the past two years, the organization has investigated 50 cases of paranormal activity in the area with some of those places believed to be haunted.
Anyone who is interested in joining the group are encouraged to go to their Facebook page called The Screaming Eagle Paranormal Society or contact Christopher Justice at 270-881-6114.