An act that was meant for good resulted in a wreck Friday afternoon that injured a local woman.
The incident happened around 12:30 in front of Papa Johns on Fort Campbell Boulevard, according to the Hopkinsville Police report. The driver of a southbound vehicle stopped and waved 19-year old Heather Bivins of Hopkinsville out of the parking lot to make a left turn, according to Ms. Bivins and a witness.
Behind the stopped vehicle was 37-year old Wendy Thompson of Gracey, who was in the left lane when Ms. Bivins pulled into her path and caused a wreck. Ms. Thompson went uninjured, while Ms. Bivins went to Jennie Stuart Medical Center by private vehicle.
Hopkinsville Police arrested a local man early this morning accused of planning to murder a female, allegedly going as far as offering cash for someone to bring her to him.
The arrest warrant for 28-year old Steven Mayton of Hopkinsville says Mayton allegedly made several threats to different people over the last several weeks. One witness recorded a conversation when Mayton allegedly detailed plans on how he would torture, maim and kill the female.
He also allegedly offered one thousand dollars cash if the person would find the would-be victim and bring her to him to be murdered. Mayton allegedly told the witness to arrange a time and place and he would meet her there.
Mayton was arrested at the Calvin Manor Apartments just after 3 this morning.
A local man accused of hitting a woman on the head with a brick last month was arrested on assault and wanton endangerment charges yesterday afternoon.
At least two people were injured in a fight at the intersection of East First and Sycamore Street August 23rd, which spilled over to a shots fired incident at a nearby home and another disturbance at the hospital that night.
Arrested yesterday afternoon around 4:30 at a Fort Campbell Boulevard business was 27-year old Kevin White of Hopkinsville, who is charged with second degree assault. The warrant for White says he struck a female in the head with a brick, causing her to need ten stitches to close a wound.
Police also charged White with first degree wanton endangerment for allegedly being the man who fired a gun at a home where children were sitting on the front porch and more people inside.
White was lodged in the Christian County Jail on 35-thousand dollars bond.
It’s not every day one finds a cash register lying around, but that’s exactly what happened in Hopkinsville yesterday.
Hopkinsville Police responded to the 200 block of Merriwood Parkway around 2pm yesterday after Bonnie Johnson of Hopkinsville found a cash register near her property.
Officers aren’t sure who the Royal Electronic register belongs to and the investigation continues.
Hundreds of people attended this year’s Freedom Friday Chili Cook-off with attendees enjoying samples of various recipes.
Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Director Kensley McLellan says the competition was fierce this year, but only one team would have the honor of being called this year’s grand prize winner.
The team that was named as the grand prize winner also received a $1,000 check.
Ms. McLellan adds that the local post’s H-H-C 7-16TH Military Police Battalion was recognized as having the best theme for the annual cook-off.