A Muhlenberg County couple was arrested on methamphetamine charges Monday night.
A news release from the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office says Detective Wade Griggs received information that led him to investigate the home of Kristopher Newman and Robin Vick of Highway 175 South.
A search warrant was executed , with deputies allegedly finding several components used to make meth, including lithium batteries, Sudafed, Coleman fuel and starter fluid. Police say a meth lab was also found outside of the home.
The couple was arrested, charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating an assault from Monday night on East 12th Street.
The report from Officer Chris Nichols says 41-year old Donald Neal of Hopkinsville sustained apparent broken bones when the perpetrator used some type of blunt object to assault him just after 8 pm near 937 East 12th.
The suspect is named on the report and there was no report of an arrest in the HPD media basket.
(101st Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers embracing their loved ones shortly after their arrival)
This morning began on a positive note as over a hundred local soldiers returned home from their nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.
About 170 soldiers assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation returned early this morning with family and friends cheering them on.
Specialist Charlie Escalera was among the returning soldiers, who says he is thrilled to be back and see his wife after being away for nearly a year.
The woman injured in Friday's vehicle versus train wreck in Hopkinsville has been released from the hospital.
A spokesperson for Vanderbilt University Medical Center says 20-year old Gina Bloom was released Saturday—one day after she sustained facial injuries at the railroad crossing on East 12th Street.
Ms. Bloom sustained the injuries around 3:10 pm Friday when she drove onto the tracks and was impacted on the passenger side of her car. She was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center and immediately flown by Air Evac Helicopter to Vanderbilt.
Jennie Stuart Medical Center has announced its Sleep Disorders Center has been reaccredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine for five years.
Manager of JSMC’s Sleep Disorders and Neurodiagnostics Center, Brandi Sandbrink offers more information about the reaccredidation.