Hopkinsville Police are investigating after a large sum of cash was stolen from a dentistry office sometime in the last several months.
The report says $2,775 was stolen from the cash drawer at the front desk at Doctor Porter’s Dentist Office on Noel Avenue sometime between February 1st and Wednesday.
Two suspects are listed on the report and the investigation continues.
The man accused of selling synthetic drugs from a Hopkinsville convenience store after a ban had been signed into law was summonsed to court yesterday.
Facing charges of trafficking in synthetic drugs is 70-year old Gopalbhai Patel of Hopkinsville, who was allegedly responsible for the sale of the illegal products at Scott’s Market in April.
Hopkinsville Police executed a search warrant of the store days after the ban was signed. In all, 8 thousand dollars worth of the products were seized and $1,615 cash was taken from a cash register only used for synthetic drug transactions.
Police said the 16-hundred dollars was just the cash made at the store in one day from synthetic drugs. Officials said the store paid about $4.50 wholesale for the product and charged customers $20.
Patel will appear in court October 31st at 9am.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend the 2012 Mayor’s Unity Breakfast tomorrow morning at the Hopkinsville Holiday Inn.
Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp says he always looks forward to attending the event because it promotes fellowship and togetherness.
Mayor Kemp says the annual Unity Breakfast is a time honored tradition that helps raise awareness about being a unified community.
The highlight of the morning will be when the winner of this year’s Hal & Bettye Thurmond Award will be announced.
Mayor Kemp explains why this award is prized and considered to be a great honor to receive by any individual.
Fundraising efforts for the 2012 United Way Campaign are moving along quite nicely.
A mid-report luncheon was held this afternoon at the War Memorial Building with members of each division involved in the campaign announcing their fundraising efforts so far.
The Professional Division announced raising $55,624 of their $128,000 goal.
The Commercial Division reported raising $146,653.66 of their $186,700 goal.
The Education Division announced raising $36,795 of their $52,378 goal.
The Government Division reported raising $69,523.37 of their $90,000 goal.
The Industrial Division announced reported raising $159, 932.76 out of their $220,00 goal.
The Residential Division raised $16,230 out of their $26,750 goal and the Latham Society raised $91,092 so far in the campaign.
Campaign Co-Chair Henrietta Kemp says she was impressed with each of the division’s efforts.
Thousands of 101st Airborne Division soldiers are expected to deploy for their next rendezvous with destiny in Afghanistan and military leaders want to ensure the families of soldiers are taken care of and their children understand the importance of their parents job.
Two soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team will be visiting 3rd grade students whose parents are deployed this week.
The soldiers will be going to South Christian Elementary School located in Herndon Friday morning and will provide insight for a classroom of third grade students who have a deployed father or mother.
Post officials say the discussion session between soldiers and children of deployed soldiers is a great opportunity to highlight the 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s priority to keep family members resilient and informed while their soldiers are deployed.
Soldiers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team recently visited Holiday Elementary students who offered their poems and drawings to the local soldiers over the summer.