Hopkinsville Police responded to a shots fired call late last night, finding no one injured and no suspects.
The incident happened around 11:30 near the one thousand block of Durrett Avenue, with multiple officers responding to the area. Police say no arrests were made and no one was hurt.
Governor Steve Beshear will be in Hopkinsville Wednesday to make an announcement at the Trilogy Center.
A news release from the Governor’s office says he will make an announcement regarding Recovery Kentucky Center funding. Other local and state officials are set to attend the 3:30pm event.
The Trilogy Center is located on Russellville Road next to Western State Hospital.
Crews prepare to load patient into helicopter at Air-Evac landing zone in Fairview/photo by Adam May
A migrant worker was flown to a Nashville hospital after a farm accident in Todd County this afternoon.
The incident happened shortly after 2pm on Tabernacle Road near Fairview, with Todd EMS Director Lockey Beasley describing what happened.
The suspect accused in the shooting death of a Hopkinsville man Sunday morning in Oak Grove was arraigned in Christian District Court this afternoon.
22-year old Hersey Mitchell of Persimmon Road, Clarksville was extradited from the Montgomery County Jail to the Christian County Jail and appeared by video conference for his arraignment.
Judge Arnold Lynch presided over today’s arraignment and explained to Mitchell the charges and penalties he is now facing.
After being asked whether or not he could afford an attorney, Mitchell replied that he could afford one and that’s when Judge Lynch set his preliminary hearing for Monday.
He was booked into the Montgomery County Jail after a vehicle pursuit that extended into Tennessee with the Clarksville Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office assisting in Mitchell’s eventual arrest.
Mitchell is accused of shooting and killing 23-year old Shannon Fairley of Hopkinsville at the Mapco Convenience Store near the Oak Grove Wal-mart.
University of Louisville President Doctor James Ramsey made appearances on Fort Campbell and in Hopkinsville today.
Doctor Ramsey spoke to Major General James McConville and officials at Fort Campbell High School in the morning, before speaking for about 30 minutes at the afternoon Hopkinsville Rotary Club meeting.
Doctor Ramsey says he is traveling Kentucky to talk about the positive things happening at U of L.
Doctor Ramsey also talked about how budget cuts have impacted higher education and how he believes that will hinder economic development in Kentucky as a whole.
Madisonville was among the stops Doctor Ramsey was set to make before concluding his tour of the Commonwealth.