Hopkinsville Police say thanks to an anonymous tipster, two alleged burglars have been apprehended.
18-year old Hunter Jackson Barnett of Crofton is charged with 3rd degree burglary and 3rd degree unlawful transaction with a minor.
Police say through the course of investigation Barnett and a 17-year old male unlawfully entered the Indian Hills Bowling Alley after it was closed and stole a drum set, two speakers, amplifiers and a flat screen television that had a total estimated cost of $1,900.
Police say the anonymous tipster was able to tell police the location of the male juvenile, who later admitted to committing the crime.
Police say the tipster will be receiving a cash reward for their efforts.
Christian County Public School Officials released more information about enrollment figures for the new school year.
Officials today released enrollment figures for the 2nd day of school and it already shows changes.
School Spokesperson Heather Aubin gives a brief snap shot of the current figures.
Ms. Aubin says enrollment figures for the first week of school usually fluctuates.
Hopkinsville Middle School reported having 15 more students attend class, while Christian County High School reported having 54 less students.
Officials say there are several factors in the decrease of students at CCHS, like some students being transferred to another school in the district.
Ms. Aubin says 8,731 students showed up for the second day of school, which is three students less than what was reported on the first day of classes.
After enduring physical agony for several hours, two Fort Campbell soldiers have earned bragging rights for life.
1st Lieutenant Jackson Wittkamper and 2nd Lieutenant Samuel Wilkins, both Infantry Platoon leaders with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team were both named the toughest air assault soldier after competing against 66 other soldiers for the chance to win the coveted title.
Fort Campbell officials say the toughest air assault soldier competition, which featured a 12-mile foot march, obstacle courses, a written test, a sling load test, and rappelling is just one of many events that took place during Week of the Eagles.
Military officials say this year’s Week of the Eagles celebration is special because it also coincides with the 70th anniversary of the 101st Airborne Division.
The 25th annual Pow-Wow is just weeks away in Hopkinsville and organizers are hoping for an even bigger turn-out than in previous years.
Officials say two great bands will open with a free, outdoor concert on Friday, September 7th to help kick-off the event.
A high energy southern rock band called Southern Dirt Band will take to the stage at 6 p.m. and then at 8 p.m. an American blues rock group called Indigenous are set to perform.
Officials are asking concert goers to enter through the Pembroke Road, Trail of Tears Park entrance, nearest Carter Lumber with free parking on Friday night only.
Spectators are also encouraged to bring their chairs and blankets and well behaved pets on a leash to the concert.
Officials say personal coolers and alcoholic beverages will not be allowed, but food and drinks will be available to purchase from vendors.