Two Hopkinsville men are now behind bars after Hopkinsville Police say they robbed the Copper Still located on Fort Campbell Boulevard last night at gunpoint.
20-year old Daniel J. Gibson and 32-year old Kenobi Z Wills both of the city are now charged with 1st Degree Robbery.
Members of the Hopkinsville Police Department’s Patrol Division, Warrants Sweep Team, K-9 Officers and the Detectives Division responded to an armed robbery at Copper Still on Fort Campbell Boulevard at about 8:11 p.m.
According to store clerks, a masked man entered the store and brandished a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money.
The man then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
Through investigation and collaboration between each section and officers involved, it was discovered the suspect fled the scene to a waiting vehicle, where another suspect was in a get-away car.
Gibson and Wills remain lodged in the Christian County Jail.
The Pennyrile region may soon have a different area code as a result of declining demand for new numbers.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission will announce its decision in the area code 270 relief case at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 17th.
The PSC is considering whether to address the need for a new area code by overlaying area code 364 over the existing area 270 territory or by splitting area code 270 and designating a portion as area code 364.
Officials with the Hopkinsville-Christian County Library are inviting the public tomorrow to attend a kick-off celebration of Imagination Library with Country Music Singer Jo Dee Messina expected to make an appearance during the event.
Officials say the event is scheduled to take place tomorrow at 9 a.m. at Christian County Head Start, located at 1355 Glass Avenue.
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library began in Sevier County, Tennessee in 1996 to provide children up to 5-years old with high-quality books.
Today marks a sad chapter in the 101st Airborne Division’s storied history as Fort Campbell leadership and local dignitaries held a joint-memorial ceremony to honor 248 Fort Campbell soldiers, who perished in a plane crash on Thursday, December 12th, 1985.
The chartered DC-8 plane carrying the soldiers who were on their way home for Christmas from a peace keeping mission in the Middle East crashed during take-off in Gander, Newfoundland.
Young Metcalfe of Clarksville, whose husband, Staff Sergeant Ravon Johnson was among the hundreds of soldiers who died that day says she is glad to see officials and family members coming together to honor the fallen soldiers.
The City of Hopkinsville today announced plans are now set to host a swearing-in ceremony and reception for city council members.
Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp says city council members will be sworn in by Christian District Judge Arnold Lynch on Tuesday, December 18th at 5:15 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the second floor of the Lackey Municipal Building.
The public is invited to attend the ceremony with Mayor Kemp saying we invite the public to join us on this special occasion as we welcome our newest elected officials to the local legislative team.
The 2012-12 City Council members are: Ward 1 Thomas Grant, Ward 2 Kimberly McCarley, Ward 3 Don Ahart, Ward 4 Paul Henson, Ward 5 Charlie Henderson, Ward 6 Anne Cherry, Ward 7 Buddy Oglesby, Ward 8 Marby Schlegel, Ward 9 Patricia Bell, Ward 10 Jimmy Dossett, Ward 11 Wesley Grimes and Ward 12 Phillip Brooks.