Hundreds of Fort Campbell soldiers will be returning from their deployment in Afghanistan tomorrow.
Post officials say about 200 soldiers, who are assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team will be returning home from their nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.
A welcome home ceremony is planned with family,friends and comrades of the returning soldiers expected to be in attendance to give those soldiers a hero’s welcome.
The soldiers were deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
A search of a Todd County home by police last month has resulted in Grand Jury indictments and two arrests.
The Todd County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 808 Long Road June 27 and found an alleged marijuana grow operation. Deputy Tracy White says evidence obtained in the search led to the Todd County Grand Jury indicting 36-year old Brian Borders and 30-year old Tiana Morris on charges of cultivating marijuana, trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.
Police arrested Borders and Morris Tuesday and lodged them in the Todd County Jail on $10,000 bond.
The city of Hopkinsville is considered to be Kentucky’s fastest growing city of those larger than 1,100 people according to U.S. Census Bureau population estimates.
Hopkinsville saw a 3.05 percent population growth from July 2011 and July 2012 with Mayor Dan Kemp saying he was extremely pleased to see the city's continued growth with latest reports placing the population at just under 33,000.
Officials with the Christian County Public Schools District released results of the state-mandated ACT exam that was taken in March by juniors.
School officials say the results indicates their performance improved in every category from the prior year's testing group.
The district's composite score of 18.2 reflects a .6 gain from the previous year's 17.6, through the school district is behind the state average of 19.2.
Officials say students made a sizable gain in the area of Reading with a score of 18.5, an increase of 1.1 points from the previous year's 17.4.
Students at Christian County High School scored collectively 18.6, which is an increase from 17.2 and Hopkinsville High School score 18.8, up from 18.1 in Reading.
Officials say the testing results showed Christian County High School improved in every tested area, which resulted in an overall composite improvement of 1.1 points, CCHS's composite score is now 18.3 and Hopkinsville High School also improved in Reading and Science, which showed an overall composite improvement of .1, HHS's composite score is now 18.5.
All Kentucky juniors are required to take the ACT in March every year and is designed to measure student's college readiness in the areas of English, Mathematics, Reading and Science.
One person was injured in a rear end collision on Canton Street Monday afternoon.
The Hopkinsville Police report says the incident happened just before 1 near the West 16th Street intersection.
Police say 33-year old Lisa Bangcaya of Oak Grove was attempting to make a left turn into a parking lot and was waiting for traffic to pass. That's when a car driven by 24-year old Deanna Hunt of Hopkinsville struck her in the rear. Ms. Hunt said when she saw Ms. Bangcaya stop, it was too late to avoid a wreck.
Ms. Hunt was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center, while everyone else involved went uninjured. Both drivers and their passengers were wearing a seat belt.