Organizers for the 14th annual Take Kids Fishing Day released “Big Jeff” into the water this afternoon in preparation for Saturday morning’s festivities.
RC&D Board member Charles Turner is encouraging area youngsters to try and capture the elusive catfish.
Officials say the fishing extravaganza will begin Saturday at 9 a.m. and encourages residents to show up early to find parking.
Two people were sent to the hospital early this morning following a two-vehicle wreck that occurred on the 41-A Bypass, near Queens Bluff Way.
Clarksville Police say a 37-year old woman was taken by Lifeflight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of head injuries and is listed in stable condition, while a 37-year old man was taken by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
Police say around 2 a.m. the vehicle driven by the unidentified woman crossed into the northbound lane and collided with the 44-year old male, causing both vehicles to leave the roadway and careening down separate embankments.
Police say as a result of the collision, the woman was ejected from her vehicle and landed on an embankment off the south side of the roadway.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision and charges are pending against both drivers with police saying the names of the individuals will be released following family notification.
Governor Steve Beshear announced today that TeleTech of Colorado will be investing over $12 million dollars to open a state-of-the-art customer experience delivery center in Hopkinsville.
The new call center will reportedly add 500 to 700 jobs to Hopkinsville with Governor Beshear saying he is thrilled to see this type of growth and investment in the Commonwealth.
The 45,000 square-foot facility will be located at 4000 Fort Campbell Boulevard with operations to begin in the fall.
Founded in Denver, Colorado, TeleTech has over 41,000 employees and operates about 60 call centers around the world.
The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved the company for tax incentives of up to $6 million dollars to encourage the investment and job growth in Hopkinsville.
Individuals who are interested in employment opportunities with TeleTech should contact the Hopkinsville-Christian County Economic Development Council at 270-885-1499 or visit www.teletechjobs.com
Governor Steve Beshear announced TeleTech of Colorado will be opening a 45,000 square foot call center in the fall, which will create 500 to 700 jobs in Hopkinsville over the next few years. We'll have a full story on this later in the day.
This year’s Christian County Relay for Life is only days away and there are still ways to help.
The Relay chairperson is Ashley Johnson from the Pennyrile Area Development District and she says this year’s fundraising goal is 130 thousand dollars for cancer research. The big night is June 1st and Ms. Johnson says there are several behind the scenes jobs anyone wanting to help can sign up for.
Ms. Johnson says there will also be live music for entertainment and plenty of good food at the Stadium of Champions.
Anyone wanting to help can call Ashley Johnson at 839-4400.