The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is investigating more thefts, including one at a church.
Willie White of New Asia Baptist Church on Darnell Road in Herndon reported that someone had stolen the church’s air conditioning from the kitchen last week.
Police believe the perpetrator got into the church through a kitchen window. The air conditioner is valued at 300 dollars.
Meanwhile, Dale Allen of 240 Fidelio Road told Deputy Adam Vanderkolk that he won 36-hundred dollars in the lottery Thursday and cashed the check Friday. He had 15-hundred dollars of the cash still left in his bedroom Monday before someone apparently stole it.
There were no signs of forced entry to the residence and the investigation continues.
Cadiz Police recently arrested a man wanted for charges in Christian and Hopkins Counties.
A news release says 45-year old Walter Griffin of 278 Main Street, Cadiz was served with a warrant from Christian County on contempt of court charges and with a warrant from Hopkins County on charges that he sold synthetic drugs there.
Griffin remains in the Christian County Jail on 35-hundred dollars bond.
The number of people killed on Kentucky roadways this year continues to run ahead of last year’s pace.
Kentucky State Police say 11 people died on roadways last week, including a fatal crash on U.S. 62 in Caldwell County Thursday that claimed the life of 53-year old Patrick Hummel.
Two people died in wrecks in McCracken County and one person was killed in a motorcycle wreck in Lyon County.
Through Sunday, 353 people had lost their lives in wrecks in Kentucky—which was 46 more than at the same point last year. Police suspect 58 of those victims died in wrecks involving alcohol.
A wreck on U.S. 68 in Marshall County yesterday injured a Benton man.
Marshall County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Brett Edwards responded to the single-vehicle accident after 72-year old Paul Colson of Benton reportedly ran off the eastbound side of the road and hit a driveway culvert.
Colson was taken by ambulance to Marshall County Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Congressman Ed Whitfield announced this week that the City of Mortons Gap will be receiving a $385,000 federal loan.
The City of Mortons Gap will be receiving the loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development to construct a new 3,150 square foot building to house city offices and a post office.