The Pennyrile Polar Express is once again making its appearance in downtown Hopkinsville this weekend with area residents along with their children invited to experience a magical afternoon of Christmas cheer.
Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County Executive Director, Alissa Keller says the event is free and features family friendly activities.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent arson in Crofton from early Wednesday morning.
A newspaper deliveryman noticed a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer on fire at 138 West Mill Street, Crofton around 2am Wednesday and 59-year old Jon Byrum of that address was able to get the blaze put out with a garden hose.
The vehicle was parked near the home and Deputy Brandon Hawkins writes on the report that it would have likely burned the vehicle and residence had the carrier not seen the fire.
Police found a broken glass bottle in the passenger side of the vehicle that had not been there when it was parked the day before. The fire had apparently started where the bottle had landed and police believe someone threw it with the intention of burning the vehicle, house or both.
The investigation continues and no suspects are listed on the report.
Clarksville Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect in a recent burglary.
A news release says a man broke a glass window at Chef Mart on Providence Boulevard around 10:15pm December 4th and went inside. The perpetrator took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene.
We have posted a photo of the incident on our local news section of our website and anyone having any information about the incident should call the Clarksville tips line at 931-645-8477.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a deceased female was found on railroad tracks near Mortons Gap yesterday.
A news release says a CSX train crew reported an unresponsive female on the tracks near Ed Brackett Lane near Mortons Gap. Deputy Jamie Lampton went to the scene and Coroner Dennis Mayfield pronounced 36-year old Lisa Sullivan of Madisonville dead at the scene.
An autopsy was scheduled to determine Ms. Sullivan’s cause of death. The incident is currently listed only as a “death investigation,” according to Detective Will Coursey.
A wreck on Fort Campbell Boulevard last night injured a Todd County woman.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 18-year old Whitney Franklin of Hopkinsville was leaving the parking lot of Godfathers Pizza around 9:30 and turned left onto Fort Campbell Boulevard and into the path of 29-year old Amanda Willis of Elkton.
Ms. Willis attempted to swerve to avoid a collision, but was unable to do so. Ms. Willis was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of her injuries, while Ms. Franklin went uninjured. Everyone involved was wearing a seat belt.