30 FORT CAMPBELL SPOUSES GOT TO EXPERIENCE WHAT LIFE IS LIKE FOR A TYPICAL SOLDIER OVER THE WEEKEND.
THE WIVES OF 1/32 CAVALRY SOLDIERS UNDERWENT RIGOUROUS TRAINING FILLED WITH LOTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SATURDAY THAT AT TIMES SEEMED TO BE MENTALLY EXHAUSTING.
BATTALION COMMMANDER LIEUTENANT COLONEL PAUL TAYLOR SAYS THE WIVES WENT THROUGH A 2 MILE MARCH, EQUIPMENT CHECKS AND A ROUND ROBIN AND SHOOTING EXERCISE.
MEANWHILE, THE LIEUTENANT COLONEL’S WIFE, AMY, SAYS SHE HAS A RENEWED SENSE OF PRIDE IN HER HUSBAND’S LINE OF WORK AFTER SHE HAD TO SHOOT AT MOVING TARGETS IN A SIMULATOR WITH OTHER WIVES.
TAMMY FRANKENBERG, THE SPOUSE OF SERGEANT MAJOR PATRICK FRANKENBERG SAYS EVEN THOUGH THE EXPERIENCE WAS PHYSICALLY CHALLENGING, IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR HER TO SHOW SUPPORT.
FOLLOWING THE PHYSICAL TESTS, THE SPOUSES WERE AWARDED A CERTIFICATE FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT AND WERE GIVEN PERMISSION TO WEAR SPURS, A COVETED HONOR FOR ANY CAVALRY SOLDIER.
Clarksville Police are investigating an early morning shooting that reportedly sent a man to the hospital.
Police say details are sketch and inconsistent concerning the shooting that took place around 12:30 this morning, where officials responded to the area of Vanleer Street.
While on the scene, a male shooting victim in his 20's told police he was visiting a relative and went outside to his vehicle that was parked on Vanleer Street, when he was approached by two men that called him by a different name and started shooting at him.
According to police, one round hit him and shattered his femur and he was taken to a Nasvhille hospital by ambulance and is listed in stable condition.
Police say the investigation in to the shooting is ongoing.
Two Hopkinsville men are facing a total of 20 charges of receving stolen property under $500.
Hopkinsville police arrested and charged 19 year-old Dustin Ray Parker and 18 year-old Zachary Ryan Lancaster on Saturday after a search warrant was served at both their residences and found stolen property.
According to police, four stolen road signs were found at Parker's residence and police found a stolen retired Kentucky State Police Badge and several bags of marijuana, paraphernalia and a shot gun at Lancaster's residence.
Police say they believe the two Hopkinsville men are responsible for at least four other reported cases of theft.
One person was killed in a wreck late Saturday night in Hopkins County.
State Police say 30 year-old Pricilla Dean Garrison of Providence was southbound on Barnhill Road just after 11:30 when she ran off the road and struck a tree.
The car overturned, ejecting Ms. Garrison from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead on the scene by Hopkins County Coroner, Dennis Mayfield.
A TWO-VEHICLE WRECK ON SOUTH MAIN STREET YESTERDAY AFTERNOON INJURED ONE.
HOPKINSVILLE POLICE SAY THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AROUND 3PM WHEN 33-YEAR OLD JOEY OLIVER OF ELKTON WAS REPORTEDLY ATTEMPTING TO CROSS SOUTH MAIN ON WEST 17TH STREET AND DROVE INTO THE PATH OF A VEHICLE OPERATED BY 31-YEAR OLD TRICIA PITTARD OF HOPKINSVILLE.
OLIVER TOLD OFFICERS HE DIDN’T SEE PITTARD COMING, THOUGH A WITNESS TOLD POLICE IT DIDN’T LOOK LIKE OLIVER CAME TO A FULL STOP AT THE STOP SIGN.
MS. PITTARD WAS TAKEN TO JENNIE STUART MEDICAL CENTER FOR BACK PAIN, WHILE EVERYONE ELSE INVOLVED WENT UNINJURED.