A two-vehicle wreck on Greenville Road yesterday afternoon injured a local woman.
The incident happened around 3:45, according to the report from Christian County Sheriff’s Sgt. Andre Radford, which says 55-year old Regina Meacham of 15995 Greenville Road and 26-year old Justin Baker of Indian Mound, Tennessee were both northbound.
Baker had reportedly slowed down to turn into a driveway and was rear-ended by Ms. Meacham, who said she didn’t see Baker’s slowed vehicle until it was too late to avoid a wreck.
Ms. Meacham was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of her injuries, while Baker and his passengers went uninjured.
A Hopkinsville residence was broken into yesterday afternoon or evening, with the perpetrator getting away with a game system and games.
Police believe the break-in happened between 2 and 9pm at the 721 Bradshaw Street home of 26-year old Tiemesha Merritt.
The suspect pushed in a window fan to get inside a bedroom and took a Playstation 3 and several games valued at a total of one thousand dollars. One suspect is listed on the report and the investigation continues.
A burn ban has been issued in at least one Pennyrile County due to ongoing dry conditions.
The executive order from Judge-Executive Rick Newman orders residents to cease any outdoor burning in Muhlenberg County effective Friday at Noon. Judge Newman says in a statement the order is in response to predicted weather conditions and extreme danger of wildfires in Muhlenberg County.
Christian County Judge Executive Steve Tribble says he hasn’t come close to issuing a ban locally yet, but that he will certainly be monitoring the situation. He says the Kentucky Department of Forestry will often give counties guidance on when a ban may be warranted.
Judge Tribble says he will take the counsel of state officials and Emergency Management Director Randy Graham before making any future decisions on burn bans in Christian County.
The Clarksville teen reported missing earlier this month has been found safe and unharmed.
A news release from Clarksville Police says 16-year old Megan Crawford of Ann Drive was found at the Secretariate Court residence of her boyfriend around 8:30 last night.
Her parents had reported her missing after she reportedly snuck out of her home in the early morning hours June 8th. Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says police are working to sort out the details of exactly what happened.
The man accused of robbing the Clarksville Big Lots has been arrested.
Police say 35-year old Derek Allen Brown was arrested without incident at a gas station on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Clarksville last night and charged with robbery. Brown allegedly robbed the Big Lots on Riverside Drive Tuesday at gunpoint and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
He was lodged in the Montgomery County Jail.