Christian County Chamber of Commerce members who want to learn more about how President Obama’s health care bill will directly affect them have a chance to do that next month.
Chamber Board Chair Eric Lee says Mack Major of Higgins Insurance will give a training session August 16th from 7:30 until 9:30 at the Commerce Center on Fort Campbell Boulevard.
Lee says Major will go into specifics about controversial parts of the bill, such as the individual mandate.
The chamber says the session is part of an ongoing effort to keep its members up to date about new and important legislation.
A woman who has invested much time into the welfare of education in Christian County has announced she will be leaving for a job in Trigg County.
Chamber of Commerce and Christian County Cares 2015 Workforce Education Director Cammie Evans will become the Career and Postsecondary Coordinator after July 31st, according to a news release from the chamber.
Ms. Evans says she’s enjoyed her time in the local post and says she appreciates the relationships she’s made during her tenure. She says she’s excited for the opportunity in Trigg County.
Chamber President Carter Hendricks says Ms. Evans has been a tremendous asset and will be hard to replace. Hendricks says he and Yasamin Ausenbaugh will work together to oversee the search process for a replacement for Ms. Evans.
A third candidate has filed to run for Hopkinsville City Council in Ward 10.
Former Councilman Larry Radford of Dempsey Drive filed his papers this morning to run as an independent against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Dossett and Republican challenger Robert Criswell.
Radford is a registered Republican, but the deadline to file as a partisan candidate has passed. He served on council in Ward 10 in 2007 and 2008.
Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman wanted in connection with the stabbing of an elderly man in Crittenden County.
A news release says KSP received a call from Marion Police around 8:30 last night after 89-year old Leonard Roberts was found dead at his 229 East Depot Street residence.
Roberts had been assaulted and stabbed, according to police who say an autopsy was scheduled in Louisville.
An arrest warrant for receiving stolen property charges was soon taken out against 50-year old Cindy Hutchinson, who was seen driving the victim’s blue 2001 Chevy Cavalier in the minutes before police arrived at his home.
She is described as a white female, standing about 5-foot-7 and weighing about 180 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.
Anyone knowing her whereabouts is asked to call KSP at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.
A stolen moped was located and recovered early this morning, but the alleged thief got away on foot.
The investigation began at 700 East 7th, where 18-year old Edwin Velazquez of Hopkinsville told police someone had taken his 28-hundred dollar Yamaha moped, despite a chain and lock that secured it to a pole.
A male suspect was found riding the moped at 7th and Coleman a couple hours later, with the perpetrator leading officers on a chase for a few minutes before abandoning the moped and getting away on foot.