Cadiz Police responded to a vehicle wreck involving a pedestrian Monday afternoon.
Police say around 4:45 p.m. 24-year old Kelsey A. Hill of the city was driving eastbound on Main Street, while another vehicle was westbound on Main Street, near the intersection of Cunningham Avenue, when 12-year old Keith Hammond of the city and another juvenile attempted to cross Main Street from the north side of the street to the south side.
Police say the first juvenile entered traffic, which caused the westbound vehicle to slow her vehicle to a stop, while Hammond followed the first juvenile across the street and was struck by Hill’s vehicle, who stated she did not see either juvenile cross the street due to the limited light and darkness
Police say Hammond was treated at the scene by Trigg County EMS and was then transported to Trigg County Hospital with injuries to his torso and arm, while Hill was went uninjured.
The Hopkinsville Police Department served multiple warrants and summonses on Monday and released information about the effort.
Sergeant Kyle Spurlin’s Patrol Shift conducted a day long intensive warrants detail, where they focused their efforts on serving as many warrants and summonses as possible.
Police say these officers were able to serve a total of 22 warrants and summonses, which resulted in the arrests of 10 people.
Police say there is a distinct correlation between the people wanted on warrants for crimes and committing new crimes before they are located by police.
The individuals police either served a warrant or summonses are the following: 18-year old Michaela Ware, who is charged with four counts of theft by deception under $500, 22-year old Stephan Deshon Lovan for non-payment of fines, contempt of court, 4th degree assault, 26-year old Edward James Nettles for failure to pay, 39-year old Deandre Corey Quarles for contempt of court, 45-year old James Walsh for theft by deception, 32-year old Douane Kevin Brown for contempt of court and probation violation, 32-year old Meghan Hennington for dogs and cats running at large, 40-year old Rochelle Colleen Baldwin for contempt of court, 44-year old Sylvia Denise Handy for contempt of court and 35-year old Porshia Diane Adkins for contempt of court.
Hopkinsville Community College officials say local entrepreneurs will have the chance to participate in an award-winning micro-enterprise development program starting later this month.
Operation JumpStart is set to begin Thursday, January 24th at HCC and is considered to be a hands-on 36 hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business planning and preparation skills.
Officials say class topics will include business concept development, market research and analysis, pricing and financial projections and will be taught by certified instructors.
HCC Workforce Development Liason, Lea Martin says registration for the class is $39 and the regular fee is $299 per person, but HCC can offer the class at a reduced price, thanks to a grant that was awarded to the community college by The Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Southeast Missouri State University.
For more information about the program, contact 270-707-3750.
A Clarksville woman is accused of lying to police about a vehicle theft.
Police say on Tuesday, around 11:50 a.m. officers responded to a call about a vehicle theft that occurred at 125 Dean Drive.
When officers arrived on the scene, 22-year old Morgan Meredith of Jim Court reported that she was visiting a friend overnight, looked outside in the morning and found her 2009 Nissan Maxima was missing.
Police say Meredith also told police that the keys were inside the vehicle and that the doors were unlocked and did not know who took her vehicle.
During the course of investigation, police were able to uncover that Meredith lied about the vehicle theft.
Police determined she loaned the vehicle to a man, who had later called her to say the vehicle had been wrecked and that she had this knowledge before contacting police about her car being stolen.
Meredith is charged with one count of false report and was booked into the Montgomery County Jail.
Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to volunteer next month.
Mrs. Beshear is calling on all citizens to volunteer their time and participate in the 5th annual Shop & Share Day, a one-day goods drive to benefit domestic violence shelters across the Commonwealth.
The drive take place at Kentucky Kroger and Food City stores on the Saturday of Super Bowl weekend, February 2nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Last year, the combined goods and monetary donations for Shop & Share day were estimated at more than $782,000.
Mrs. Beshear stated thanks to the generosity and support of Kentuckians, Shop & Share has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for domestic violence victims and their families and every year, this year the goal is to collect more than $1 million in donations.
All collected contributions will be given to the 15 Kentucky Domestic Violence Association shelters throughout the state.