A Hopkinsville man was injured in a wreck on I-24 last night after he was thrown from a pickup.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 16-year old Logan Slaughters of Hopkinsville was attempting to merge onto I-24 from Fort Campbell Boulevard when he lost control of his pickup on the wet pavement and hit a guardrail.
The front seat passenger, 56-year old Robert Finnegan of Hopkinsville, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the truck. Slaughters and another passenger were wearing a seat belt and went uninjured.
Finnegan was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Local residents with a misbehaving dog are reminded of a seminar at the Animal Shelter tomorrow afternoon.
Christian County Animal Shelter Director Irene Grace says dog expert Craig Curtis will hold a seminar on how to train dogs with all types of aggression problems behind the shelter at 5:30pm.
Ms. Grace says the seminar is free, but any donations to the Get’em Done program will be greatly appreciated.
The Animal Shelter is located on Russellville Road next to the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport.
The Kelly Community Organization will be holding another community meeting tomorrow evening, with next year’s Kelly Little Green Men Days Festival to be discussed.
Organizer Frank Brown gives the details, saying everyone in north Christian County is invited to attend.
Brown says a film crew from NBC is supposed to be in Kelly next week to record a segment about the Kelly encounter.
There will be free Christmas season door prizes at the event at Kelly Baptist Church at 7pm.
One of the men thought to be responsible for the Durrett Avenue drive-by shooting from last month was the victim of a fatal shooting over the weekend in Clarksville.
Hopkinsville Police had sought 20-year old Malcolm Rashaad Wright for questioning in connection with the October 10th incident that sent an eight-year old girl to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Wright died early Saturday morning after being shot at C-Ray’s night club on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Clarksville. The Clarksville Police Department is investigating that incident, but has not reported any arrests.
HPD continues to investigate 19-year old Mitchell Wallace of Hopkinsville and 23-year old Zachary Lane of Crofton as potential suspects in the drive-by shooting. They were arrested last month on unrelated charges.
A man at a North O’Neal Avenue home became the victim of robbery early this morning after letting someone inside to use the phone.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 68-year old James Hurt, Sr. let a man inside at 122 North O’Neal around 1:30am to use the telephone. When Hurt turned his back on the perpetrator, the man grabbed his wallet from his back pocket and pushed him onto a coffee table before fleeing the scene.
The suspect got away with cash and the wallet and the investigation continues.