The local chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for a few dedicated individuals willing to help out at the organization.
Christian and Trigg County Branch Manager, Melissa Hamilton says volunteers are very important to the organization.
Ms. Hamilton says volunteers are essential in helping disaster victims recover and get back on their feet.
Residents who are interested in volunteering their time with the Red Cross, are urged to contact their local branch.
Trigg and Christian Counties fall under the Mid-West Kentucky branch, which also provides services in Caldwell, Muhlenberg, Todd Counties.
With just a little over a week in Hopkinsville, Salvation Army Captains Mark and Sherry Czanderna say they are adjusting well to their new duty station.
Captain Mark Czanderna says his family received a warm welcome from the community upon their arrival.
Captain Czanderna then went onto describe some of the goals he would like to implement at the local Salvation Army.
Over 100 miles remains to be cleaned as part of the City of Hopkinsville’s Trash for Cash program.
Partners Against Littering Coordinator Robin Charles says several groups have already signed on to help keep city roadways clean and free of debris.
Ms. Charles says organizations will be paid for their efforts based on each mile they spruce up.
The Pennyroyal Arts Council will be hosting its first annual Mash Bash for the Arts next month and are encouraging residents to come out and enjoy a night of fun.
Executive Director of the Pennyroyal Arts Council, Carol Barta describes the details of the Mash Bash.
The Mash Bash will be held Saturday, July 14th at the MB Roland Distillery in Pembroke from 5 p.m. through 9 p.m.
Admission is free with donations and for more information, contact the Pennyroyal Arts Council at 270-887-4295.
A Clarksville man accused of committing an armed robbery was cited by police after allegedly committing another criminal offense shortly after he posted bond.
Clarksville Police say on Monday night, an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of B Street and Beech Street and could smell marijuana coming out from the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Justin Tyra of Clarksville, who had a suspended license and the passenger of the vehicle was identified Maurice Antonio Deloatch, who bonded out of the Montgomery Couty Jail on an aggravated robbery charge.
Through the course of investigation, Deloatch had a bag of marijuana and ate it during the course of the traffic stop.
The officer also found a gun inside the vehicle that was linked to Deloatch, who was then cited for simple possession and unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon with Tyra cited for driving on a suspended license and simple possession.