While most of the area avoided the worst of the tornadoes and high winds from the morning storm system, a Cadiz woman had to be rescued from high water she tried to drive through.
Cadiz Police say 21-year old Brittany Herring of Cadiz attempted to drive through standing water on Old Hopkinsville Road around 11am and became stranded.
State Trooper Billy Over rescued Ms. Herring from her car, while Cadiz Officer Scott Brown rescued her dog that was along for the ride. No one was injured in that incident, though it did serve as a reminder of how dangerous it can be to attempt to drive through standing water on the road.
A Sebree man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on child porn charges.
State Police say an investigation was conducted at a residence on West Washington residence in Sebree that led to the arrest of 30-year old Raymond Finch for allegedly possessing multiple images of children in sex acts.
He was lodged in the Webster County Jail.
After hearing several hours worth of testimony, Christian County District Judge Jim Adams decided probable cause was found in the murder case against two suspects charged in connection with brutally killing a Fort Campbell soldier and bound the case to the Christian County Grand Jury to review.
25-year old Jarred Tabor Long of Colorado and 25-year old Jessie Goslyn appeared in court for their preliminary hearing and showed no emotions when detectives went into details about the events that led up to the fatal shooting of Goslyn’s husband, 28-year old Vincent Goslyn, who was listed as a Sergeant in the local post’s Warrior Transition Battalion.
Paducah attorney Mark Bryant, who is representing Tabor said he was disappointed that Judge Adams did not drop the charges against his client.
Bryant went on to say he understood Judge’s decision, but stated he respectively disagreed with his decision.
Local law enforcement officials believe Jessie Goslyn and Jarred Long were in a romantic relationship and plotted to kill or injure Goslyn’s husband, who was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds on Fidelio Road in Hopkinsville on Friday, February 3rd.
The Christian County Board of Education will be conducting another special-called meeting Monday, March 5th to meet with the Kentucky School Board Association Consultant board members unanimously approved to hire Tuesday night.
According to school officials, the purpose of the meeting is to meet with Grover Canty otherwise known as “Butch” Canty and to set a timeline and a criteria to hire a new Superintendent.
The Special called meeting will be held Monday, March 5th at 6 p.m. at central office.
A top ranking military official is expected to travel to Fort Campbell and talk to local soldiers this Friday.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will visit the local post to reportedly observe pre-deployment training, medical response training, and hold a question-and-answer session with soldiers and leaders.
In addition to his meet and greet with soldiers, Secretary of Defense Panetta will deliver a speech to about 400 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division.
Panetta was sworn in as the 23rd Secretary of Defense on July 1st, 2011.
According to post officials, this will be Panetta’s first trip to Fort Campbell since he was sworn into office.