An alleged case of sexual misconduct at a local elementary school is under investigation by Hopkinsville Police.
The incident reportedly happened between November 1st and March 8th, with the 11-year old female victim telling police that a listed suspect touched her private areas both above and below her clothes while at Martin Luther King Elementary School.
No arrests have been made and the investigation continues.
A three year old girl was reportedly shot with a BB gun on Gale Lane recently, with the incident under investigation by police.
The alleged incident happened on February 28th or 29th, according to the police report, which says the victim was shot in the buttocks—allegedly by another juvenile acquainted with the family.
The girl’s injuries are listed as “minor.”
Christmas came early to many Elkton residents Thursday when AT&T turned on 3G cell phone service, allowing customers to quickly surf the web on their mobile devices.
A formal announcement on what the company calls “mobile internet service” will be made at the old courthouse in Elkton Monday morning at 9:30, but the switch was flipped well ahead of an “end of the month” timeline that had been spoken of previously.
A spokesperson for AT&T says the company is pleased to provide the much-needed service to Elkton and that many high-ranking officials will join state lawmakers and local officials in celebrating the occasion Monday morning.
Todd County residents have yearned for technology that most larger communities take for granted over the last several years—most notably cell phone service and access to high speed internet service.
An argument led to a stabbing on East 2nd Street in Hopkinsville early this morning, though the victim said the suspect didn’t mean to do it.
The incident happened just after midnight at 210 E. 2nd, according to the report from Hopkinsville Police, which says 42-year old Quentin Mass was in a verbal altercation with another man which became physical.
That somehow led to Mass being stabbed in the leg with a knife, which he described as accidental. Mass was treated for minor injuries, with no arrest made so far in the incident.
A Hopkinsville woman was arrested yesterday afternoon on falsely reporting an incident charges for allegedly calling in a burglary that never happened last week.
The arrest card for 34-year old DeShannon Thornton says she admitted to officers that she lied last Thursday when she claimed a TV, furniture, clothes and frozen food were stolen from her Jan Drive residence.
She had claimed the perpetrator pried open the front door to get inside, but allegedly admitted later she made the story up after selling some of her possessions to pay bills.
Thornton was charged with falsely reporting and was lodged in the Christian County Jail.