The job of each soldier is important especially when it comes to team work in the Army.
1-32nd Cavalry Regiment Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Taylor says soldiers assigned to forward support companies have it especially tough since they are responsible for many jobs.
Lieutenant Colonel Taylor describes why he feels soldiers assigned to support companies have rough a job compared to other soldiers in the Army.
Lieutenant Colonel Taylor then went on to say soldiers assigned those companies have a tough job since its considered to be a diverse organization compared to a mounted reconnaissance troop, which primarily has three or four types of tasks soldiers must complete as part of their job.
The Pennyroyal Area Museum recently held its 20th annual Edgar Cayce seminar, who most people consider as Hopkinsville’s most famous resident.
Known as the sleeping prophet, Cayce would go into self-induced trances and give readings on individuals he never met and was able to cure them of their illnesses.
In some reported cases, Cayce even gave readings on various topics like war and politics.
Museum Director Alissa Keller says Cayce had a special gift and that his readings continue to impact the lives of individuals today.
Keller then went on to say that Cayce was able to make predictions and cure people of illnesses despite not having any training in the medical field.
Local historians believe Edgar Cayce gave thousands of readings during his life-time in the early 20th Century.
A published author is expected to travel to Hopkinsville this month to share her love of reading and writing to local students.
Children’s author, Lisa Winter of Muhlenberg County will be sharing her book, Let’s Go Down with fifth grade students at Indian Hills Elementary School on Friday, March 30th.
Winter’s latest book is reportedly about a coal mining family and just recently students learned about the coal mining industry.
During the visit, students will have the chance to hear speeches from class-mates and ask questions about the coal mining industry in Kentucky.
The Clarksville Police Department is proud of the quality of officers the department hires.
Two new officers, Adam Post and Jordan Parnell recently graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement class earlier this month.
Officer Parnell was awarded the prestigious John R. Cunningham Award for outstanding officer for top overall score for academic and practical skills application and also received the award for highest academic score.
According to Clarksville Police, the two new officers are completing in-house training and will hit the streets next month to begin the field training phase, which is expected to last about 14 weeks.
Clarksville Police say after both officers successfully complete their field training, they will then be allowed to go solo and will be assigned to a duty station.
If you want to be informed about what’s going on in your neighborhood, especially if there if criminal activity, the Hopkinsville Police Department is urging those residents to attend a monthly crime report meeting.
Tonight, newly promoted Captain Mike Seis reported that the police department continues to receive calls about a prowler in various neighborhoods.
According to Seis, after two-years of investigation a suspected prowler and burglar is now behind bars.
As previously reported 33-year old Michael Mclendon of Hopkinsville was arrested recently after his DNA was reportedly found inside a home that was burglarized in 2010.
Captain Seis then went onto say that police believe Mclendon committed other crimes with the city limits.
The monthly crime report meeting is held each month and police are urging local residents to attend the meeting if they want to know about criminal activity happening in their area and how police are handling crime.
For more information about the meeting, contact the Hopkinsville Police Department at 270-890-1500.