No one was injured in a house fire near Clifty Thursday evening.
The Clifty Volunteer Fire Department responded to smoke coming from 248 Jonah Wilson Road around 7:30. Todd County Emergency Management Director Tim Pulley said no one was injured. The homeowner’s name wasn’t immediately available, but Pulley said it had just been purchased and the power was recently turned back on.
The home didn’t appear to be a complete loss, but it sustained significant damage.
Two people were taken to the hospital after a wreck in Elkton Thursday morning.
The crash happened at the intersection of KY 181 and US 68 just before 7:30, according to Elkton Police Chief Bruce Marklin, who says 41-year old Thy Chau of Bowling Green and 22-year old Heather Kenner of Sharon Grove were both taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center by ambulance after the collision caused by a disregarded stop light.
Both motorists complained of neck and back pain, but their injuries didn't appear to be life-threatening.
The Circuit Judge injured in a plane crash in Todd County Tuesday afternoon was treated and released from the hospital the same evening.
A spokesperson for Gateway Medical Center says Judge Tyler Gill only spent a few hours at the Clarksville hospital before being sent home to Todd County. Gill was injured when his 1946 Stinson model 108 aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from the grass airstrip near the Todd County Airport.
The plane landed upside down in a field near Davis Mill Road. Judge Gill complained of neck and back pain and some minor cuts and bruises according to Todd County Emergency Management Director Tim Pulley, who said a passenger didn't require a trip to the hospital.
The Federal Aviation Administration was in Elkton Wednesday to investigate.
Three local police agencies are getting some new equipment, thanks to grant money obtained by the Pennyrile Area Development District.
Governor Steve Beshear announced earlier this week that 40 agencies across Kentucky a had received a little under $201,000 in Law Enforcement Protection Program grants.
Among those is the Todd County Sheriff's Office, which received $15,000 for duty weapons, patrol rifles and ammunition. The Guthrie Police Department received $1,100 for body armor vests and the Trigg County Sheriff's Office got $3,400 for patrol rifles and ammunition.
A Circuit Judge sustained minor injuries in a plane crash in Todd County Tuesday afternoon, with his passenger going unhurt.
Todd County Emergency Management Director Tim Pulley says Judge Tyler Gill of Elkton, who presides in Todd and Logan counties, was taking off in a small plane from the grass airstrip at the Todd County Airport when problems ensued and the plane went down in a field next to Davis Mill Road.
Judge Gill was taken by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center for treatment of neck and back pain, according to Pulley. A passenger, Jerry Hudnell of Russellville, did not have injuries severe enough to require a trip to the hospital.
The FAA was en route to Elkton to investigate and Kentucky State Police was staying overnight to guard the scene.