Despite the light rainfall and strong winds Thursday afternoon, Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp presented keys to a brand new home to a Hopkinsville woman, whose house was previously considered to be in disrepair.
With a small group of friends and family members at her side, Sandra Langley graciously accepted the keys to her newly revamped place.
Langley said she was thrilled to walk through the doors of her brand new home and thanked city officials for making it happen.
Hopkinsville Community College will be closed starting this weekend in observance of the holidays.
Officials have announced HCC will be closed Saturday, December 22nd through Sunday, January 6th, 2013 with offices to re-open on Monday, January 7th.
For more information about HCC’s holiday schedule, contact 270-707-3700.
Police from across the area are participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign this holiday season.
Christian County Sheriff’s Captain Chris Miller says there are traditionally more impaired drivers on the road around Christmas and New Years and that the department will be looking to pull those motorists over.
Captain Miller says the goal of the program is to prevent as many alcohol-related wrecks as possible.
Kentucky State Police say 128 people had died on Kentucky roadways in wrecks involving alcohol as of Monday.
A Tennessee man was injured Wednesday afternoon when his tractor-trailer overturned on Old Fruit Hill Road.
The report from Christian County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Wade Connell says 52-year old Samuel Climer, Jr. of Cordova, Tennessee was westbound on Old Fruit Hill Road near the Wade Road intersection around 2:15. Police say he was traveling too fast to make a curve and his rig carrying nearly 42-thousand pounds of aluminum rolls overturned.
Climer was disoriented from the shock of the wreck when responders arrived on the scene and he was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The Cadiz Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating two people charged with a July trailer theft at West Kentucky Door, located at 176 Merchant Street.
Police have issued arrest warrants for 29-year old Brandon Keyes and 20-year old Bridgett Davis.
Their last known address was 45 Rosedale Court, Dawson Springs and when the pair is located, they will also be charged with Felony Theft Over $500.
Last week, The Trigg County Sheriff's Office received a tip through a phone call that Keyes and Davis were involved in several thefts in the area, including the July 5th theft of a utlity trailer from West Kentucky Door.
The Sheriff's Office forwarded the information to Major Duncan Wiggins, who traveled to Dawson Springs on December 11th and continued the investigation along with Dawson Springs Police Chief Billy Crider.
Police say the stolen utility truck and contents are valued at $3,500.
Residents who may have information about the whereabouts of Keyes and Davis are urged to the Cadiz Police Department at 270-522-8369 or the Cadiz-Trigg County Crime Stoppers Program at 270-522-4636.