Few details are available, but one person was flown to an area hospital after a wreck in Todd County last night.
The incident happened near the 4000 block of Butler Road in Todd County, according to initial reports, which indicate the vehicle involved rolled over after running off the pavement.
A passenger was taken by helicopter to an area hospital, while the driver fled the scene and was being sought by the Todd County Sheriff's Office.
No other information was immediately available.
Officials with the Christian County School District have announced that Mike Kenner will be serving as the new interim Principal at Lacy Elementary School.
The Lacy Site Based Decision Making Council met last week to discuss the hiring of an interim principal, while the school continues its search for a new principal.
School officials say Kenner has 34 years of experience as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, a highly skilled educator and a Superintendent in Todd County.
Kenner says he is eager to begin working with students, staff, parents and the community.
Kenner will begin his duties as interim principal effective immediately.
A Todd County man was arrested after a brief foot chase with Hopkinsville Police Tuesday afternoon.
Charged with theft, fleeing from police, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and unlawful transaction with a minor is 29-year old Kyle Tanner of Sharon Grove. The Hopkinsville Police report says Tanner was observed by Wal-Mart Loss Prevention allegedly concealing items on his person and walking out of the store around 4 pm.
When approached by security, Tanner allegedly ran through Gander Park and onto the Pennyrile Parkway, before running across Fort Campbell Boulevard and jumping a fence. Two officers caught him and took him to the ground. They allegedly found a knife around his neck under his shirt and a box cutter in his right front pocket. Tanner also allegedly had a juvenile acting as a “lookout” during the incident.
A Todd County police officer was among a large group graduating from a leadership course in Richmond Friday.
Guthrie Officer John Lancaster was among law enforcement officers from 20 agencies across the commonwealth who were recognized at a graduation ceremony for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Academy of Police Supervision.
APS, also called the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list to become sergeants.
While in APS, students participate in classes focusing on the role of a supervisor, as well as leadership, resolving conflict, managing diversity, monitoring officer performance, professional image, legal issues for supervisors, ethics, interpersonal communication, effective written communication, making decisions, solving problems, managing critical incidents, public speaking, emotional survival, budgeting, media relations and others.
The graduating class is the 51st to complete APS since the program began in 2003.
After having his murder conviction overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court last week, 19-year old Garrett Dye will be back in Todd Circuit Court Wednesday morning.
Court officials say Dye will appear for a scheduling conference at 8:30 a.m.
Dye took a plea deal for a 50-year in prison sentence on the murder charge, but that was thrown out after the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled the confession was coerced.
Dye allegedly killed his 9-year old adoptive sister, Amy dye in February 2011 outside of their Todd County home.