Two arrests have been made in connection with Sunday morning’s stabbing incident on Foxfield Road.
The report from Hopkinsville Police says the incident happened around 2:25 in the front yard of 586 Foxfield.
Officers say 21-year old Brittney Keim and 21-year old Chelsey Walker—both of Hopkinsville—got into a fight for an unlisted reason and used some type of sharp weapon on each other.
Keim allegedly stabbed the back of Walker’s left hand, leaving her at least temporarily unable to move her left pinky finger. Walker allegedly cut Keim under her right armpit.
Walker was taken to Jennie Stuart and treated for her wound, while Keim was taken directly to the Christian County Jail and charged with 1st Degree Assault. Walker was later arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Assault
Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp says he will likely propose some type of no-smoking in public places ordinances at the March meeting of the Hopkinsville City Council Committee of the Whole.
Appearing on the Early Bird Show Friday, Mayor Kemp said the issue is part of the community’s health initiative and said dozens of other Kentucky cities have already passed no-smoking ordinances.
The mayor said industrial prospects have inquired about Hopkinsville’s smoking laws in the past and he believes it’s time to act now.
If Mayor Kemp sticks to the March timetable, that committee meeting would be March 22nd in Council Chambers. The mayor also mentioned the Rails to Trails project and better sidewalks as important parts of the health initiative.
A Greenville doctor is being charged with attempted murder.
Investigators say 42-year old Kristy Garrett shot her husband David Chappell at a Nashville hotel. They believe the couple had been out drinking beforehand.
Chappell is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is expected to recover. Garrett has been charged with attempted criminal homicide.
The Elkton Fire Department responded to a house and vehicle fire on Pea Ridge Road this morning.
Crews were dispatched to a home near the Williams Road intersection just after 6 this morning, with the initial call indicating the blaze started with a vehicle fire, which spread to the residence.
Fire-fighters remained on the scene until late in the morning.
A Cadiz woman is in jail for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from a Trigg County store while employed there.
The report says 43-year old Michele Walker of 182 Crestview Lane is charged with Felony Theft for allegedly pocketing just over $4,400 that was meant to be deposited into a bank account while an employee of the Ideal Market on Main St.
Ms. Walker was an assistant manager of the store on December 11th, when the alleged crime happen. An arrest warrant was issued for Walker and it was served by Cadiz Police Officer Randy Clark Friday evening.