One person was killed in a house fire in Robertson County, Tennessee early Sunday morning.
A statement from the Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department says the call came in around 1 a.m. for a house fire in the 2500 block of Jack Teasley Road and the White House Volunteer Fire Department assisted in the response.
The Tennessee State Fire Marshall’s Office is conducting the investigation and has confirmed one person has died. Fox 17 out of Nashville reports the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has a person of interest in the fire investigation, which initially appears to be suspicious in nature.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Officials with the Compassionate Friends organization will be hosting their annual Candle Light Service and Potluck dinner next week for grieving families who have lost a child.
The event is scheduled for Tuesday December 10th, at 6:00 pm at The Christian County Baptist Association building, located at 905 North Drive.
Officials say bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings and their guests are invited to attend.
Officials say there will be a reading of the names of the children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters gone too soon, and a candle will be lit in their memory.
Attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert.
For more information, contact Mary Foster at 270 886-5163.
A retired teacher from the Christian County Public School District and long time Kiwanis Club member has passed away.
Funeral services for 83-year old Marion Adams will take place today at 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hopkinsville.
Visitation is from 2:00 p.m. until the funeral hour at First United Methodist Church.
Kiwanis Club members have been asked to serve as honorary pallbearers.
Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green.
Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of arrangements.
Many of the big box stores counted on Black Friday for a successful Christmas shopping season, but Saturday was a day for smaller stores to shine.
Gracious Me! was one of many small businesses in the area and across the country to commemorate Small Business Saturday with specials and a festive atmosphere. Store owner Sherry Calhoun says they offered specials and the community supported them.
A Bowling Green man was killed in a wreck Friday night and alcohol was thought to have been a factor.
Kentucky State Police say 25-year old Cory Kelly of Bowling Green was traveling on Plum Springs Road in Warren County around 8:15 when he crossed the center line and struck a vehicle driven by 27-year old Jenny Duvall of Brownsville head-on.
Kelly was pronounced dead on the scene, while Ms. Duvall and her passenger—51-year old Glenia Cline of Bowling Green—were taken by ambulance to the Medical Center in Bowling Green for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Kelly was not wearing his seatbelt and police say they believe he was under the influence of alcohol.