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Kentucky State Police and the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office combined to arrest three people on methamphetamine charges early this morning.
A news release from KSP says the Sheriff’s Office received a tip of drug activity on Twin Trees Road in Cadiz. After allegedly finding a meth lab, the Sheriff’s Office called for backup from state police to help with the investigation, clean-up and removal of the dangerous lab.
Charged with manufacturing methamphetamine was 35-year old Tracey Wagner of Cadiz, while 28-year old Tiffany Wagner was arrested and charged with complicity to manufacturing meth.
Also at the residence and charged with making methamphetamine was 45-year old Bryan Martin of Cadiz. All three were lodged in the Christian County Jail.
A Cadiz man was recently arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes.
The report from Cadiz Police says 31-year old Mark Oiler of 16 Short Street, Cadiz was arrested on the strength of an indictment after a Kentucky State Police investigation and charged with one count of first degree sexual abuse and four counts of sodomy.
Oiler was lodged in the Christian County Jail on 25-thousand dollars bond and was released the same day.
The 322-foot replacement span needed to repair the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge finally arrived at its destination late Monday afternoon.
The 30-mile trip went faster than expected, according to Highway Department Spokesman Keith Todd, who provided the media with updates as the barges carrying the span and two cranes made their way toward the bridge.
It will take a few days to secure the span to the existing bridge structure before concrete can be poured and then it will take a few more days for the concrete to cure. Hall Contracting was awarded a 7-million dollar contract to repair the bridge earlier this year.
Hopkinsville Community College President, Dr. Jim Selbe was recently elected as a new member of a national association.
Dr. Selbe was elected as a new board member of the American Association of Community Colleges during the association’s annual convention held in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Selbe is among 10 new members for its 32 member board of directors that will
determine policies for the association and will oversee its work on behalf of the nation’s close to 1,200 community, junior and technical colleges.
Dr. Selbe’s term of office will begin July 1st and will expire June 30th, 2015 and he was quoted as saying that he is extremely honored to have the opportunity to serve on the board and looks forward to working with his fellow board members to ensure a bright future for America’s community colleges.
Following his check presentation to the Carnegie Library Foundation this morning, Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson was the guest speaker at the Pennyrile Area Development District meeting this afternoon.
Lieutenant Governor Abramson told area officials who attended the meeting that in order for a community to look attractive for business prospects, an area has to have a skilled work force.
Aside from having a skilled work force, Lieutenant Governor Abramson says education is key to the economic success of a community.
Lieutenant Governor Abramson says the quality of life in a community also plays a factor on whether or not a business is established in a community and he believes the Pennyrile region has the bench marks to attract more businesses in the area.