Area residents were in for a treat this afternoon as members of the Hopkinsville Movers and Shakers Civic club held their 15th annual tasters luncheon that featured an assortment of tasty goodies.
Officials say for the price of $8, residents had their choice of various home-made entrees and side-dishes.
Minority Economic Development Initiative Executive Director, Henry Snorton says monies raised from the luncheon will go towards consulting fees for anyone wanting to open their own business.
Only a couple days remain for residents to bargain hunt during the 400-mile yard sale across Kentucky and along historic Highway 68.
Hopkinsville Convention Visitors Bureau Director Cheryl Cook says individuals from around the country travel to the Commonwealth to participate during the event to look for deals.
Officials with the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County are inviting the public to attend an annual event that highlights local residents from the past.
Executive Director Alissa Keller explains more details about Supper in the Cemetery.
Ms. Keller says Supper in the Cemetery is a unique event that is only put on by the museum and that residents should attend the event at least once in their life-time.
For more information about Supper in the Cemetery contact the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County at 270-887-4270.
The Christian County Grand Jury indicted 13 people today, including the individual Hopkinsville Police dubbed the steak-knife robber.
The True Bill against 40-year old Jimmy Leon Yokely jr. of Hopkinsville includes 3 counts of 1st degree robbery and one count of fleeing or evading police.
Yokely is accused of robbing three local businesses from April 15th through April 18th and was arrested without incident in the 200 block of Country Club Lane, following a brief vehicle pursuit with Hopkinsville and the Christian County Sheriff’s Office.
Yokely was booked into the Christian County Jail on a 35,000 cash only bond.
Clarksville Police seized about 70 pounds of marijuana yesterday afternoon thanks to an anonymous tipster.
Police say around 3:30 p.m. CPD’s Special Operations Unit received information that 60-year old Ernesto Galindo Mata of Edgehill Drive, Clarksville was in possession of a large quantity of marijuana.
After a traffic stop was conducted on Mata’s 2003 Chevrolet Astro van, police allegedly found multiple boxes of marijuana in his vehicle.
Police say the illegal drugs were smuggled from Mexico and Mata was in possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mata, who police say has a criminal history involving drugs is charged with possession for manufacture, sale or delivery and unlawful drug paraphernalia and was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on a bond worth over $25,000.