A wreck on I-24 in Lyon County Saturday morning injured a passenger.
The incident happened around 4am when 21-year old Abdullah Al-Ali of Kansas drifted into the median and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle overturned several times across the eastbound lanes before coming to rest off the south side of the interstate.
Al-Ali went uninjured, but his passenger—21-year old Abdulaziz Latifa of Florida—was taken to Lourdes Hospital in Paducah for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Today is perhaps the biggest day of Little River Days and great weather is once again in the forecast.
Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Superintendent Gary McIntyre gives a rundown of some of today’s events.
There are plenty of more activities including lunchtime entertainment and carnival rides for children. Little River Days concludes tomorrow.
University Heights Academy held its 35th commencement ceremony tonight at the school’s auditorium with hundreds of friends and families members of the graduates watching on.
Salutatorian Blake Ashley Meade was the first to offer words of wisdom to her fellow seniors who told class-mates to cherish the memories they made during their time at UHA.
The Christian County Board of Education this afternoon met with the six-member screening committee in charge of selecting potential candidates to replace Superintendent Brady Link, whose contract was not renewed by the school board.
Members of the committee include; Barry Cornelius,Tom Bell, Demetria Choice,Tracy Pelletier,Sally Coffeen and Barry Combs.
It was the first time board members met with the committee with board chairman Barry Cornelius describing what officials are looking for in a candidate that will set them apart from others.
The screening committee will meet with board members later this month to update them about the search process.
The Christian County Juvenile Drug Court program is in dire need of financial donations to help keep local youths drug free.
Christian County Sheriff’s Detective Steve Tucker says funding is very limited and the program relies mainly on the generosity of the public, due to the lack of state funding.
Detective Tucker says funding from the Burn grant covers $20,000 out of the $60,000 needed to operate the program.
Residents who would like make a financial contribution to the program are urged to contact Detective Tucker at 887-4135 or County Treasurer Walter Cummings, who oversees the program’s funding.