A Hopkinsville business was burglarized sometime Thursday night or early Friday morning, with a large sum of cash stolen.
The Hopkinsville Police report says someone removed a window from G&S Embroidery on 15th Street between 7pm Thursday and 7:30am Friday. The perpetrator got away with 500 dollars cash.
No suspects are listed on the report and the investigation is ongoing.
A man wanted for alleged involvement in a recent robbery and shooting in Clarksville turned himself in yesterday after seeing his photo in several media outlets.
A news release from Clarksville Police says 19-year old Mark Austin Ellis is charged with aggravated robbery for an incident on Lincoln Drive January 15th. The 33-year old victim said he was he had been drinking and attempted to buy drugs and that’s when Ellis and at least one other suspect robbed him and shot him in the foot.
Ellis had also been wanted on several outstanding warrants for domestic assault, criminal trespass and other felonies according to Clarksville Police. He was lodged in the Montgomery County Jail after turning himself in at police headquarters around 9:30am Saturday.
State Police in Calloway County arrested a man Friday night who allegedly led troopers on a chase that ended with a wreck.
KSP says Trooper David Dick observed a vehicle on Sherman Road in Calloway County with a broken taillight around 9:40pm and attempted to pull it over. The driver of the vehicle, 32-year old Kenton Doran of New Concord, made a left turn on Kline Trail before turning left on Shannon Creek Road.
Police say Doran failed to negotiate a curve and ran into a tree. Doran was then arrested and charged with his second DUI in the last five years, first degree wanton endangerment, fleeing from police, possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving and other traffic offenses.
Officials with Murray State University say they plan on having a Spike Lee Film Festival later this month.
The film festival is scheduled to take place Monday, January 28th through Saturday, February 2nd in the Curris Center on Campus with the event to lead up to the 2013 MSU Presidential Lecture Series that features Lee speaking on America Through My Lens.
Officials say on Monday, January 28th, a Red Carpet Reception will begin at 6:15 p.m., followed by a showing of Inside Man at 7:15 p.m. in the Curris Center Theater.
A showing of Get on the Bus will also take place at the Curris Center Barkley Room on Wednesday, Jan. 30th at 7:15 p.m.
Officials say the last two films in the festival will both be shown in the Curris Center Theater — “Do the Right Thing” on Friday, February 1st at 10:30 p.m. and School Daze on Saturday, February 2nd at 11:30 p.m.
Spike Lee is scheduled to speak on Monday, February 4th 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium.
The MSU President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring the Spike Lee Film Festival.
All events are free and open to the public.
Over the next few months, soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division will be returning home from their nine-month deployments from Afghanistan, while hundreds of other soldiers are preparing to go to the war.
Most recently, soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team returned home from their deployment, just in time for the holidays.
Deputy Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Townley Hedrick gave an update about the brigade’s activity now that most of the soldiers are back on U.S. soil.