A Pembroke man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly firing a BB gun into a Hopkinsville home and harassing the resident.
Served with a warrant on charges of harassing communications and criminal mischief was 27-year old Joseph Mingle of Pembroke. The Hopkinsville Police report says Mingle allegedly went to a home at 2804 Nelson Drive just before 7 a.m. Tuesday and damaged a window and vinyl siding with a BB gun.
Mingle also allegedly sent the woman threatening text messages, despite a notice from the Christian County Attorney's Office telling him to cease any contact with the victim.
Governor Steve Beshear on Wednesday ceremoniously signed a bill into law that aims to improve patient care by expanding the prescribing authority of nurse practitioners.
Under Senate Bill 7, a Collaborative Prescribing Agreement Joint Advisory Committee will be established to oversee a program to allow to nurse practitioners to collaborate with practicing physicians to prescribe non-scheduled legend drugs.
According to the governor’s office, the bill also allows nurse practitioners, who have been prescribing for four years with a collaborative agreement under the supervision of a physician to begin to prescribe routine medications independently.
State officials say the bill also allows nurse practitioners, who have been prescribing routine medications in another state for at least four years, either independently or pursuant to a collaborative agreement, to be eligible for independent prescribing in the Commonwealth.
Governor Beshear was joined at the ceremony by Senator Paul Hornback, of Shelbyville.
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The Department of Defense announced this week Brigadier General Clayton M. Hutmacher, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command has been selected to an overseas position.
Brigadier General Hutmacher, a former 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Commander, will be the next Deputy Commanding General of the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea.
Military officials say Brigadier General Erik C. Peterson is the current Deputy Commanding General of the 2nd Infantry Division and will be the next Commanding General of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
The U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command is the higher headquarters of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell.
Elkton Police investigated drug activity at a home on South Streets Avenue over the weekend.
Officers responded to 703 South Streets Sunday in reference to a possible overdose, according to a news release, which says an individual was found unconscious in the bathroom. The suspect was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment.
While at the scene, officers located several items allegedly containing drug residue and drug paraphernalia. Police say the individual was not charged at the time due to his medical condition, but charges will be pursued at a later date.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s charged a Paducah man with numerous drug offenses following a traffic stop Wednesday morning on U.S. 62.
26-year old Terrell J. Mays of Paducah, was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Prescription Not in Proper Container and Speeding 14 Over the Limit.
Marshall County Deputy, Steven Oakley conducted a traffic stop on US 62 for a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and upon contact, Deputy Oakley observed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and located in the vehicle was a metal grinder with marijuana residue on it, rolling papers, Hydrocodone pill and 2 individual crack cocaine rocks.
Deputy Oakley also Mays had his 3 year old child in the vehicle and a field sobriety test was given in which multiple indicators were found to determine Mays was under the influence.
Mays was taken into custody without incident.