An SUV sustained heavy damage in a fire on Bahama Drive yesterday evening.
Hopkinsville fire-fighters were called to 3808 Bahama around 6:30pm and found the vehicle fully involved in flames. Hopkinsville Police say the blaze didn’t initially appear to be suspicious and that the owner returned home while fire-fighters were putting the flames out.
A Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator is investigating a house fire in Nortonville from early this morning.
Fire-fighters from the Nortonville Volunteer Fire Department were called to a vacant home at 149 Jessie Avenue just before 6 this morning and found smoke coming from the roof.
They quickly got the blaze put out, but believed it to be suspicious. Kentucky State Police are investigating the incident and no one was injured.
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A wreck on I-24 in Christian County inured two people Friday afternoon.
The incident happened on the westbound side near the 89-mile-marker, which is the last exit on the Kentucky side of the line. An SUV pulling a camper wrecked, destroying the camper and injuring an adult and small child from out of town in the vehicle.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Office worked the wreck and the official report isn’t yet available. The two injured were taken by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center.
A Cadiz woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Calloway County Friday afternoon.
An email from Kentucky State Police says 87-year old Irvan Herndon of Nashville was northbound on KY 121 around 2pm and was attempting to make a left turn. He turned into the path of 20-year old Jennifer Hyde of Cadiz and she didn’t have time to stop.
The two vehicles collided in the intersection with Shoemaker Road and Ms. Hyde’s vehicle came to final rest on the shoulder of the road, while Herndon’s stopped against a tree. Both drivers and 87-year old Avis Herndon were all taken by to Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Police say Ms. Hyde sustained a shoulder injury.
The annual Heart of Trenton Festival gets underway Saturday morning, with plenty of yard sales, food and fun for the family.
Events get underway at 8am in downtown Trenton along U.S. 41 and continue well into the afternoon. The always well-attended event includes yard sales in front of homes in the town and numerous vendor booths will feature unique items including antiques, crafts and good food. There is also a quilt show kicking off at 8am at Golden Threads.
There will be live music from 11am until 1pm. Heart of Trenton has been an annual event since the late 90’s.