No one was injured yesterday morning when someone fired several gunshots into a Hopkinsville home.
The incident happened around 1am, with 28-year old Shetekeia Forte telling Hopkinsville Police that she was lying on the couch when someone fired nine rounds into the back of her Colonette Drive home.
No suspects are listed on the report and Ms. Forte was unharmed.
A wreck in Clarksville involving a motorcycle Saturday sent the biker to a Nashville hospital.
A news release from Clarksville Police says the incident happened around noon at the intersection of Sango Road and Highway 76. Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says 48-year old Jerome Rogers was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 76 and drove into the path of an eastbound motorcycle.
The name of the motorcycle driver has not been released, but Officer Knoll says the 59-year old man collided with Rogers’ truck, causing injuries that required a trip to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by helicopter.
The injured man was conscious and alert when he was taken to the helicopter. Officer Knoll says the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Officer Melissa Spielhagen is the lead investigator.
The librarian for Hopkinsville Community College recently received a statewide honor.
HCC Librarian Cynthia Atkins was recently named the 2012 Kentucky Library Association Outstanding Academic Librarian. The award was presented to Ms. Atkins at the annual KLA Conference Awards luncheon in Louisville.
Ms. Atkins has been with HCC since 1976 and has spent time as assistant librarian and instructor in addition to her current post that she’s held since 1987. She is a graduate of HCC and the University of Kentucky and has two masters’ degrees from Western Kentucky University and George Peabody College.
Hopkinsville-Christian County residents once again proved that they mean business when it comes to finding a cure for a dehabilitating disease that affects millions of people world-wide.
For the past two years, Polly Forns of Hopkinsville has participated in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the Pennyrile, which took place Saturday morning and began at the Christian County Justice Center parking lot.
The Christian County Republican Party held a Meet and Greet for its local candidates Friday night at its headquarters on Fort Campbell Boulevard.
Rachel McCubbin is a longtime local Republican leader and Field Representative for Senator Rand Paul. She says the presidential race will bring out a lot of voters and there’s plenty of enthusiasm in Christian County.
Ms. McCubbin says she hopes some of that enthusiasm will spill over into the local General Assembly races featuring Republicans Whitney Westerfield and Max Sturdivant, Jr. and says those candidates are working hard.
Local Republicans handed out yard signs and bumper stickers at their headquarters, which is on the north side of Hammond Plaza next to Godfather’s Pizza.