Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp is urging local citizens to register with CodeRed to receive future weather warnings, in lieu of recent severe weather that hit the region.
The City of Hopkinsville has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution to allow Hopkinsville officials a way to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire city.
Mayor Kemp says he highly recommends CodeRED to residents who want to be informed about possible severe weather or any other information concerning the city.
Mayor Kemp then went onto say that the CodeRed system was a life saver and that area residents should take advantage of the community notification system.
According to Mayor Kemp, the system requires street addresses to ensure emergency notification calls are sent to the proper individuals and the system also works for cell phones too.
For more information about the CodeRed system, contact the City of Hopkinsville at 270-887-4000.
The Hopkinsville Police Department is investigating another burglary report.
34-year old Deshannon Thornton of Jan Drive reported to police yesterday that sometime this week unknown suspects unlawfully entered her residence and stole $600 worth of possessions.
Thornton also told officers that she believed the unknown suspects entered her residence without her permission by prying open the front door.
Assorted clothing, shoes, frozen food, a flat screen television along with furniture were some of the items Thornton reported as stolen.
A suspect description was not provided in the report, but police say the case remains open.
Kentucky State Police say two people were injured following a wreck in Caldwell County yesterday afternoon.
According State Police, 27-year old Angela Harp of Princeton was driving southbound on Ky-293 and lost control of her vehicle due to wet road conditions and collided with the vehicle of 55-year old Ross Kaiser of Princeton.
Kaiser was reportedly taken to Caldwell County emergency room where he was treated and released.
Harp was also taken to Caldwell County emergency room but was later taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.
Kentucky State Police were assisted by Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department, Princeton Fire Department, and Caldwell County EMS.
Kentucky State Police responded to a wreck with injuries yesterday morning that occurred at the 2 mile marker on the Edward T. Breathitt Parkway.
According to State Police, 33-year Bryan Adams of Madisonville was attempting to turn around at a median crossing on the parkway when he side swiped a 1998 Lincoln town car driven by 24-year old Ceneatra Kellum of Hopkinsville.
Kellum reportedly lost control of her vehicle and struck the face of a guardrail.
The official wreck report from KSP indicated that everyone involved in the wreck were wearing their seatbelts.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office and Christian County EMS also responded to the scene.
A Glasgow, Kentucky man was sentenced to seven years in prison followed by three years of supervised release after he pled guilty to committing several drug related offenses.
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky announced James Harold Kingery was sentenced to prison after he pled guilty to possession and distribution of methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon in U.S. District Court and after he was indicted on all four counts by a federal grand jury.
Court records indicate Kingery purchased pseudoephedrine from a confidential informant for the purposes of making methamphetamine and sold to a confidential from his Barren County residence.
Kingery remains in the custody of the U.S. Marshalls Service.