A two-vehicle wreck at East 9th and Coleman Streets yesterday injured a Hopkinsville woman.
The incident happened around noon, according to the report from Hopkinsville Police Officer Spencer Loftus, which says 23-year old Charisse Ewell of Hopkinsville was westbound on East 9th and was attempting to make a left turn onto Coleman.
Ms. Ewell said she didn’t see the oncoming vehicle of 39-year old Laquita Harris and struck it in the right side, causing Ms. Harris to hit a utility pole.
Ms. Harris was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of leg and arm injuries, while Ms. Ewell went uninjured.
Former 101st Airborne Division Commanding General and CIA Director, David Petraeus may face military prosecution, if his extramarital affair began while he was still in the Army.
According to the Uniform Code of Justice, the retired Four Star General may be prosecuted for adultery if officials uncover his extramarital affair with a woman, now identified as 40-year old Paula Broadwell began before he took on the position with the CIA.
Multiple sources indicate the affair was uncovered after the FBI traced harassing emails from Broadwell to a close Petraeus family friend, Jill Kelley.
The former Army General resigned abruptly from the CIA on Friday and came clean about the extramarital affair in his resignation letter.
Petraeus contends the affair began after his stellar military career ended.
Kentucky State Police say a Hardin, Kentucky man received non-life threatening injuries following a single-vehicle wreck in Trigg County early this morning.
State Police say the wreck happened around 8:35 a.m. and preliminary investigation indicates that 38-year old Bernard Manion was driving eastbound on U.S. 68 just east of the Trace in the right lane, with semi-truck attempting to pass in the left lane.
Manion told police he thought the semi had cut too close infront of his vehicle and in attempt to avoid a wreck, he applied his brakes and swerved, which caused his vehicle to hit a guardrail.
Manion was transported by ambulance to Murray Calloway County Hospital by Trigg County EMS for minor neck and back pain.
Trigg County EMS and Trigg County Rescue also assisted on the scene.
Organizers with the 2012 United Way Campaign say fundraising efforts are still going strong with hundreds of thousands of dollars already raised in helping non-profit organizations to stay afloat and assist individuals in need.
United Way of the Pennyrile Executive Director, Jennifer Maddux recently announced the non-profit organization was nearly 70 percent of the way from reaching its goal of $738,000.
Ms. Maddux says donations are still needed to ensure the organization reaches its goal, with the money that’s raised during the campaign to go towards funding 23 area agencies in the business of helping the less fortunate.
Ms. Maddux added that every dollar counts and will go towards helping individuals in the community, especially during the holidays.
The fundraising campaign is expected to conclude at the end of this month.
For residents wanting to donate to the United Way, contact 270-886-8171.
The Holiday Season is just around the corner and that means thousands of residents will be flocking to shopping centers to look for bargains.
With a high number of motorists expected to be on the roadways this year, the Hopkinsville Police Department wants to remind drivers to slow down and to always obey traffic laws.
Captain Michael Seis recently talked about high collision areas within city limits.
Captain Seis says the police department will continue to keep a watchful eye on congested areas and that officers will be enforcing traffic laws throughout the city.