The Kentucky Public Service Commission says natural gas prices are expected to be at their lowest levels in the last ten years this winter.
Spokesman Andrew Melnykovych says it’s been a while since prices have been this low.
Melnykovych says how much one’s gas bill is during the winter will ultimately come down to where the thermostat is set and how cold the weather stays.
Wholesale costs are about 20-percent lower than they were one year ago.
A single-vehicle wreck in Hopkins County last night injured three Dawson Springs residents.
Kentucky State Police say 41-year old Raymond Sherrill of Dawson Springs was southbound on Interstate 69 around 11pm when he lost control of his vehicle while trying to avoid a deer than ran into the road.
The vehicle traveled into the median, where it overturned onto the passenger side. Sherrill and his two passengers, 35-year old Sherrie Jones and 14-year old Alex Sherrill of Dawson springs, were taken by ambulance to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville.
The Christian County Animal Shelter is hosting a seminar next week to help owners of aggressive or misbehaved dogs lead their pets in the right direction.
Animal Shelter Director Irene Grace says an expert on training dogs in need of a behavior change will be in the back parking lot of the shelter on November 8th at 5:30pm.
The seminar doesn’t cost anything to attend, but Ms. Grace says a donation toward the shelter’s “Get’em Done” program would be appreciated.
Anyone in the area is encouraged to bring his or her dog, with more information available at thecalmk9.com.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man arrested for allegedly robbing the Country Boy Store yesterday and sending the owner to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
A news release from Captain Chris Miller says 27-year old William McKinley Fields of Roaring Springs Road, Cadiz is charged with attempted murder and first degree robbery for the incident that happened around noon Wednesday.
Fields allegedly struck 74-year old Kenneth Gant Golladay in the head during the course of the robbery, knocking him unconscious. Captain Miller says Golladay is listed in stable condition at Vanderbilt.
Fields was located at the Murray Wal-Mart after collaboration between local police and law enforcement in Trigg and Calloway Counties.
The Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention and Visitors Bureau has hired a new marketing and advertising coordinator.
A news release from Executive Director Cheryl Cook says Jessica Stevens was hired and began her duties last week. Ms. Stevens is a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors of Arts in Administration and Integrated Strategic Communications.
Ms. Stevens is quoted as saying she’s very excited to be working in a truly remarkable place and that she can’t wait to share it with visitors and locals alike.
She will be responsible for the online content of the bureau’s website, the implementation of social media and designing and implementing advertising in many magazines and newspapers across the United States.