Are you looking for a four-legged friend to make your family complete?
If so, officials with the Christian County Animal Shelter are urging residents who are looking to adopt a pet to head down to Tractor Supply this weekend.
Animal Shelter Director Irene Grace says this Saturday, local residents will be able to adopt a pet at a discounted rate.
Grace is encouraging local residents to come out and check out the many pets looking for their forever home.
Again, the Christian County Animal Shelter will be hosting an adoption event at Tractor Supply, which is located at 107-10 Eagle Way Bypass in Hopkinsville from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and officials say a grill and several door prizes will be given away during the event.
Over 500 people reportedly attended a gala this weekend to celebrate the opening and usage of the new Christian County Public School Performing Arts Center, located inside the Christian County Middle School.
The gala of the theme was…And So It Begins and featured several performances from local students.
School Spokesperson Heather Aubin says she was impressed by the number of residents who attended Sunday’s gala.
Aubin says every seat in the performing arts center was filled and that she was not surprised about how many people attended the event.
Director of the Performing Arts Center, Barbara Felts, who served as one of the emcees of the gala added that she was excited that the school district now had a venue for students to showcase their talents.
Few details are available, but two people are missing after a boat capsized below the Kentucky Dam in Marshall County this morning.
WPSD TV quotes rescue squad Chief Carl Curtner as saying that three people were on the boat when it capsized on the Tennessee River just below the dam.
One of the boaters was reportedly being treated, while the other two were unaccounted for. We’ll have more details on this when they become available.
A single-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer has sent the driver to a Nashville Hospital by helicopter this morning.
The incident happened on Poole Mill Road around 9:30 this morning between the Adams Store and Empire Road intersections, with Kentucky State Police to release all of the details when the report is complete.
Initial reports indicate the tractor-trailer overturned, trapping the driver’s legs underneath. The Christian County Rescue Squad was on the scene to free the man from the wreckage and an Air-Evac helicopter took the man to a hospital for treatment.
Four people were injured in a wreck on Old Madisonville Road Sunday afternoon.
The report from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office says 17-year old Dustin Cohoon of Linn St, Hopkinsville was northbound going aproximately 50 miles per hour on a curved hill when he swerved to miss oncoming traffic.
Police say Cohoon lost control of his vehicle and ran off the side of the road and into a fence. The vehicle rolled at least twice, before finally coming to rest on its roof.
Cohoon and his three passengers—19-year old Kayla Darling of Crofton, 19-year old Zachery Morris of Crofton and 21-year old Jamie White of Wayne Drive, Hopkinsville were all taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center.