Three people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck near Fairview Tuesday night, with one of the victims flown to a Nashville hospital.
Christian County Sheriffs Deputy Amdre Radford says 56-year old Jack Hudson of Hopkinsville was attempting to turn off Britmart Road onto US 68-80 and drove into the path of a vehicle driven by Donald Hudson of Bowling Green.
The two vehicles collided and Jack Hudson had to be cut from the wreckage by the Christian County Rescue squad and was flown by Air Evac to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Donald Hudson and his passenger, Wayne Bratchen of Bowling Green, were taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
The Todd County Rescue Squad, Sheriff's Department and Fairview Fire Department also assisted on the scene.
The City of Elkton is inviting area residents to get into the holiday spirit and attend the city’s annual Christmas Parade.
Officials say the parade is scheduled for Friday, December 6th at 6 p.m. with the parade route changed this year.
The parade will start at 701 West Main Street, then right towards Public Square, exit Public Square at East Main Street, turn left on North Allen Street, turn left on Jefferson Street and end at the Milliken Memorial Community House.
For more information contact 270-265-7070.
There are already four candidates in next year's election for Todd County Sheriff and there's still over two months left to file.
Republican Timothy Porter of Sharon Grove filed his papers with the County Clerks's Office Tuesday. Porter is a First Sergeant in the Kentucky National Guard and says he wants to serve the local community as Sheriff.
Porter is the first Republican to file, but there are reports that at least one more could join the race before the deadline in January. Current deputy Tracy White, Logan County Deputy Giles Taylor and former Sheriff Billy Stokes have already filed their papers to run as Democrats.
More candidates have filed their papers to run for re-election.
Christian Fiscal Court District 2 Magistrate Edwin Long of Adams Avenue, Hopkinsville and District 8 Magistrate Terry Bowman of Crofton have filed to run for another term as Democrats. They are currently unopposed.
Todd County District 3 Magistrate John Camp and District 4 Magistrate have also filed to run again and are unopposed thus far.
Trigg County Sheriff Ray Burnam made his re-election bid official and will face former deputy Matt Riddle in the Republican Primary.
Camp (second from left) and Spurlin (second from right)
A Guthrie woman is facing methamphetamine charges after being pulled over for not wearing her seat belt Friday morning.
Elkton Police stopped 28-year old Lindsey Sanders of Guthrie on North Allen Street just before 4 a.m., according to a news release from Public Information Officer Rocky Barr, which says Sanders appeared to be extremely nervous when approached.
Officers received consent to search the vehicle and allegedly found methamphetamine and prescription pills inside. Sanders was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to wear a seat belt.
She remains in the Todd County Jail on a $25,000 cash bond.