Ahart Cherry Dossett
Three incumbent Hopkinsville City Council members have filed their papers for re-election.
Ward 3 Councilman Don Ahart, Ward 6 Democrat Ann Cherry and Ward 10 member Jimmy Dossett have filed appropriate paperwork at the Christian County Clerk’s office.
City Council candidates must run a partisan primary within the precincts of their ward, but run a citywide race in November if there is an opponent from another political party or an independent candidate.
The Christian County Rescue Squad relies heavily upon fundraisers and donations to operate and will look to the public for help again Friday.
Rescue Squad Chief and Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham says there will be a Chili Dinner Fundraiser Friday afternoon from 4 until 7pm at the Second Baptist Church Activity Building on W. 7th St.
Graham says the Rescue Squad does receive some state grant, but those are more sparse than ever and extremely difficult to obtain. Main funding sources are the United Way, Fiscal Court and the public.
Once again, that chili dinner is Friday afternoon from 4 until 7 at the Second Baptist Church Activity Building.
Clarksville Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Fort Campbell Boulevard business from last night.
The incident happened just before 8, according to the report, which says a black male brandishing a handgun walked into 1191 Fort Campbell Boulevard while a clerk was counting money from the register.
The suspect reached over the counter and took the cash and fled the scene on foot. Police called in a K-9 unit, but were unable to track a suspect. Detectives believe the suspect may have used a get-away car after leaving building.
In an effort to better inform the community about crime trends, Hopkinsville Police will hold educational sessions once a month beginning this month.
Lieutenant Michael Seis says the sessions will be the third Thursday of every month in Hopkinsville City Council Chambers at 4:30.
Lieutenant Seis says crime and other activity will be described generally and that specific action could be discussed if there is a specific issue.
The public is invited to attend the sessions and the first such session will be this Thursday, January 19th at 4:30.
Police in Caldwell County are investigating a shooting last night that sent a woman to the hospital.
WPSD TV is reporting the incident happened near Gray’s Carports & Buildings on Hopkinsville St. in Princeton and that a 53-year old woman was sent to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
Police say the unknown suspect fired shots through the bedroom window of a home and that the suspect remains at large.
Officers remained on the scene several hours searching around the home and in a field behind the home for evidence. The woman reportedly lived with her daughter, who police believe was in the home at the time of the shooting.
Anyone who may have any information on the incident is asked to call Princeton Police at 270-365-2041.