The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery and assault that allegedly took place yesterday in the area of Davenport Lane.
According to the report, deputies were dispatched to General Truck Parts located on 460 Davenport Lane for an apparent robbery and assault claim.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they spoke to Robert Griffey who told deputies an unknown male assaulted him with an unknown object after he opened the door.
According to Griffey, before he answered the door, the unknown male knocked on the door several times and was told to leave, but was persistent.
After he regained consciousness following the assault, Griffey told deputies he heard a female’s voice and then saw the male suspect carrying a heater, which he dropped when he got into the car with the female.
Griffey also told deputies he waited until Troy Cannon, the owner of the building to arrive on the scene because he had no other way to contact anyone.
EMS was called to the scene, but Griffey refused to be treated and deputies advised both Cannon and Griffey to the talk with the County Attorney’s Office in regards to the assault charges.
No arrests have been made at this time concerning the case, but deputies say the investigation is ongoing.
It remains unclear how new orders from the Pentagon to open thousands of jobs in units that were once off-limits to female soldiers will effect women stationed at the Fort Campbell military installation.
If law makers do not take action against the new orders, the policy will take effect in a month.
Despite the change in policy, women in all branches of service are still barred from serving in combat units, even though 300,000 female soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade, including thousands from the 101st Airborne Division.
The new orders will reportedly open 14,000 combat support jobs to female soldiers to serve closer to the front lines.
Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police indicate fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways have increased compared to last year.
State Police say there were 64 fatalities as of yesterday, which is five more fatalities than what was reported last year.
Trooper Michael Webb says the increase in fatalities is a major concern for state police.
Although it is still early, Trooper Webb says state police will be taking a proactive approach in addressing the increase of highway deaths.
According to KSP, out of the 64 fatalities, 31 of the victims were not wearing seat belts and nine died in crashes involving alcohol.
A final total will not be available until April 2nd, but preliminary numbers indicate there were 720 fatalities on Kentucky roadways in 2011.
Freedom is bought and paid for by the thousands of brave men and women who have served and who are currently serving in our nation’s armed services.
Most citizens would even agree, freedom is the most expensive word in the dictionary since thousands of American soldiers have paid the ultimate sacrifice so that others would and appreciate the red, white and blue and live in a nation where everyone can pursue their dreams no matter their race or background.
A Fort Campbell soldier says he is grateful for this nation that has given him hope and opportunities he otherwise would not have in his native country.
Specialist Sunny Yang, a native from China says he is proud to serve in the U.S. Army and wanted to give back to a nation that lives up to its creed of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.
According to Specialist Yang, he doesn’t mind that he is one of the oldest enlisted soldiers in his unit.
Specialist Yang, who is assigned to the local post’s 1-59th Combat Aviation Brigade is among hundreds of soldiers who even though were not born on American soil, has fought to preserve this country in order to give back to a nation that has given him a reason to live and a chance to be apart of something great.