Anyone who may have graduated this spring with a teaching degree or any teacher who is just looking for work will likely want to attend a local job fair tomorrow.
The Christian County Public School System is holding a teacher job fair at the district office on Glass Avenue from 9am until noon.
District spokesperson Heather Aubin says applicants should bring their resume’ and be prepared to discuss anticipated opportunities with principals of Christian County schools.
The man injured in a single-vehicle wreck in north Christian County yesterday morning remains hospitalized in Evansville.
Officials at St. Mary’s Hospital say 43-year old Michael Way of Russellville is in critical condition after being flown there from the scene of a wreck about four miles north of Crofton on Poole Mill Road around 6:30 Thursday morning.
The report from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office says Way was westbound when he veered off the right side of the road and over-corrected crossing the roadway and striking a dirt embankment on the left side of the road.
Way’s vehicle over-turned, trapping him inside until the Christian County Rescue Squad could cut him free. Way was able to tell police he thought a blown out tire could have caused the accident, but all four tires were still inflated when the vehicle was turned upright.
Police do not believe alcohol or drugs to be a factor in the incident.
The annual Click It or Ticket campaign will ramp up next week and local law enforcement agencies will be participating.
WHOP News has already received news releases from the Hopkinsville, Clarksville and Elkton Police Departments, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Kentucky State Police saying they plan to do extra work to find and cite drivers not wearing a seat belt.
Elkton Police Chief Bruce Marklin says his department participates every year in hopes of saving lives.
Chief Marklin says there is zero tolerance for those not buckled in, and that you will get a ticket if caught.
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety promotes the program as part of a national initiative to crack down on people not complying with the seat belt law, but Chief Marklin says his goal isn’t to write tickets—it’s to save lives.
Another big day is planned for Little River Days in downtown Hopkinsville today.
City of Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Director McIntyre gives the rundown on today’s activities.
All of the entertainment is free of charge.
The Hopkinsville fire-fighter accused of assaulting a Clarksville Police officer with his car last year was found not guilty in Montgomery County court Wednesday.
The Leaf-Chronicle reports 44-year old Michael Ray Morris was acquitted by a jury that only deliberated for about 15 minutes before coming back with their verdict of not guilty.
Morris had been accused of hitting Officer Robert Durham with his vehicle March 19th of last year in the parking lot of the Great Escape Movie Theater. As previously reported, Officer Durham said he saw Morris unclothed in the back of a vehicle with his girlfriend and told him to stop.
Morris said he was only changing shirts and that he didn’t know the off-duty Durham was a police officer and drove away. The assault charge came when Durham said he was struck by the vehicle in the process.
Defense attorney Carrie Gasaway told the paper that Morris is grateful to the jury for taking their job seriously and clearing his name of any wrong-doing.