A wreck on South Virginia Street Friday morning sent two people to the hospital.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 30-year old Ronnie Farris of Hopkinsville allegedly ran a red light on East 14th Street just before 8:30 and drove his flatbed truck into the path of a car operated by 56-year old John Talbert of Hopkinsville, who didn’t have time to avoid a collision.
Talbert and his passenger, 18-year old Rebekah Talbert of Hopkinsville, were taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. Farris and his passenger went uninjured.
A Gracey man was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly stabbing a man from Hopkinsville earlier in the night.
Cadiz Police say 19-year old Deonte Byers of Buffalo Road, Gracey is charged with first degree assault for allegedly stabbing 18-year old Gary Barker, Jr. of Hopkinsville in the abdomen. Witnesses told police Byers stabbed Barker during an altercation on Martindale Street in Cadiz.
Barker said the incident happened as he tried to break up a fight, while family members of Byers reportedly said it was out of self-defense. Police say Byers had injuries to his face and hand consistent with recently being in a fight.
The investigation began when Barker showed up as a passenger in a private vehicle at Trigg County Hospital around 1:30am. Byers was found at his residence and questioned at the Cadiz Police Department, before being arrested around 3:45am.
Police in Montgomery County continue to investigate a double-murder at a Halloween party early Saturday morning.
The Tennessean reports on its website that the initial call of a shooting in progress came in around 1:50. The incident happened a cabin near the dead end of High Point Road, where police would find two adult males deceased.
As many as 500 people were at the party near the Cumberland River just west of Clarksville and hundreds were still there when the shooting occurred. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol all responded to the scene, with the names of the victims yet to be released.
Two men are in critical condition in a Nashville hospital after a single-vehicle wreck in Calloway County Saturday morning.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 18-year old Troy Redmond of Benton was eastbound on Kentucky 80 when he lost control of his vehicle and ran off the road.
Redmond’s vehicle hit an embankment and went airborne, before finally coming to rest in the median. Redmond and his passenger, 19-year old Cameron Dick of Murray, were taken to Murray-Calloway County Hospital before being transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where they are listed in critical condition.
Officials with Christian County Military Affairs have announced the hiring of a Relocation Coordinator, who will be tasked to work closely with the military.
Cindy Cox of Oak Grove has been hired to serve in that capacity.
Ms. Cox will be responsible for reaching out and assisting those military individuals and families who are relocating to Fort Campbell.
She will also be providing information to Fort Campbell about upcoming events in Christian County that military families can enjoy.
Ms. Cox was quoted as saying she was extremely excited to be working with Military Affairs with her first official day of employment to be Monday.