Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson will be making an appearance in Logan County this week.
A news release from Frankfort says Lieutenant Governor Abramson will be the keynote speaker at Logan County’s annual Business and Industry Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday morning at 11:30.
The event will be held at the Logan County Extension Office on John Paul Road in Russellville.
An Eddyville man was killed and a Princeton man injured in a single-vehicle wreck in Lyon County Friday night, with alcohol thought to be a factor.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 33-year old Jesse Bealmear of Princeton was southbound on KY 93 around 10pm when he ran off the road for an unknown reason. His vehicle traveled about 700 feet along the shoulder before hitting a tree.
Bealmear was flown from the scene to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville for serious injuries. His passenger, 37-year old James Campbell of Eddyville, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The investigation into the wreck continues, but KSP believes alcohol may have contributed.
Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a toddler, who sustained a severe injury.
KSP received a 911 call around 12:35 p.m. today advising that a 2-year old named Charles Bobinsky had been severely injured and was being transported to the Caldwell County Emergency Room by a private vehicle.
Police say preliminary investigation revealed that the child was riding with his grandfather, 52-year old Charles Bobinsky, of Eddyville, who was operating a skid steer loader on his private property when the child fell off the skid steer and received a massive head injury.
The child died at the Caldwell County Emergency Room, due to his injuries.
A Hopkinsville man was booked into the Christian County Jail this morning after he led police on a short foot pursuit.
33-year old Martin Alberto Ibarra-Silva is charged with 1st degree fleeing or evading police and 2nd degree burglary after police say he fled on foot through a Middle Street neighborhood when officers tried to serve a warrant for not paying child support payments.
Police say Ibarra-Silva unlawfully entered a residence during the foot pursuit in the attempts to evade police.
No one was injured and Ibarra-Silva was taken into custody without incident.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating after thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was reported stolen this week from Kroger.
A store manager told police Thursday that sometime between Tuesday, November 13th and Thursday $1,300 worth of property, which was left unsecured in the back of the business was taken.
The items stolen were listed as metal grills and medium to large sized metal bread racks.
Police say the investigation into the theft remains ongoing and that a possible suspect was identified, but no arrests have been made in the case.