The “Business Journal” recently released data on population extremes in Kentucky and Christian County tops the list in one area.
According to the report, Christian County features the youngest median age in Kentucky at 28. You don’t have to go far away to find the oldest median age in Kentucky, as Lyon County has that distinction at 47.
The oldest median age of any county in the country is Sumter County, Florida at 62.7 and the youngest is in Western Alaska at 21.9.
A recent state audit of the Trigg County Clerk’s Office came back clean.
A news release from Auditor Adam Edelen’s office says the 2011 financial statement of Trigg County Clerk Wanda Thomas presents fairly the revenues, expenditures and excess fees of her office.
The auditor found no instances of non-compliance and also noted no matters involving internal control over financial reporting that were considered to be weaknesses.
Most audits of offices in smaller counties such as Trigg note a need to disperse duties among more individuals for accountability sake, but that was not the case in the Trigg County Clerk’s Office audit.
Clarksville Police are looking for a man accused of speeding away from a traffic stop Monday morning.
Officer William Barnes pulled over 25-year old Aaron Cunningham of Chucker Court just before 3am behind G’s Pancake House on Hadley Drive. Cunningham was clocked driving 25 miles per hour over the speed limit and Officer Barnes writes he smelled of some type of intoxicant.
Cunningham allegedly ignored orders to get out of his vehicle and sped away after a few minutes with the officer standing by his door. Cunningham’s vehicle was found wrecked about a mile away, turned on its side.
Warrants were taken out for Cunningham’s arrest for evading police and speeding charges.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating after a motorcycle was stolen out of the back of a truck on Iris Drive Monday night.
A helmet, stereo and pills were also stolen from the pickup of 19-year old Robert Powell at 100 Iris. The 1987 white Honda motorcycle is valued at 600 dollars and the rest of the property at 650.
The truck was parked in the driveway of the residence when the theft occurred, sometime between 8:30 and 11 O’clock.
A single-vehicle wreck on Dawson Springs Road Monday afternoon injured a local teen.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 17-year old Jason Godsey of Hopkinsville was approaching the Sanderson Drive intersection headed northbound when he lost control of his pickup and ran into a ditch.
A passenger, 17-year old Trelanbon Mack of Hopkinsville, was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. Police say speed may have been a factor in the incident.