A young Hopkinsville man was arrested last night after he allegedly kicked a paramedic and said he wanted to go to jail.
An ambulance was called to 719 East 7th Street around 9pm to the report of a male having a seizure on the floor of a home.
The crew found 18-year old Kristopher Wyvel with good vital signs, but called police when he allegedly became combative. Officer Robert Sibal writes Wyvel had bloodshot eyes and that he seemed to be under the influence of some type of substance.
Wyvel allegedly kicked a paramedic as he tried to administer oxygen, saying he wanted to go to jail.
He was arrested and charged with assault of an emergency responder and public intoxication.
The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of three Fort Bragg soldiers in Afghanistan, two of which had area ties.
An improvised explosive device attack Monday claimed the lives of 22-year old Sgt. Jacob Schwallie of Clarksville, 19-year old Private First Class Dustin Gross of Jeffersonville, Kentucky and 24-year old Chase Marta of Chico, California.
The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.
Sgt. Schwallie was a 2007 graduate of Rossview High School, while Private Gross graduated from Montgomery County High School in Mount Sterling, Kentucky.
The Trigg County Sheriff’s Office caught a man they’d been seeking for several weeks yesterday.
A news release from Sheriff Ray Burnam says Sgt. Jimmy Godair spotted 29-year old Roddrickas Shemwell of Cerulean in downtown Cadiz around 2:20pm.
Shemwell allegedly tried to run down Sheriff’s Sgt Godair and Deputy Rick Burgess with his vehicle following an incident at the Barkley Manor Apartments late last month.
He is charged with wanton endangerment, fleeing from police and driving on a DUI suspended license.
The 14th annual Take Kids Fishing Day is just weeks away and officials are inviting area residents to bring their children for a fun-filled day.
This year’s event is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 26th from 9 a.m. until noon at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center, located on Metcalfe Lane.
RC&D Board member, Matt Snorton says the annual event allows area children to enjoy the outdoors and is a great way for families to spend the day together.
Officials expect about 850 area children and 750 adults to attend this year’s Take Kids Fishing Day at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center and prizes will include 22 new bicycles, fishing equipment, outdoor chairs.
Officials at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center are inviting the public to spend the day with an Abraham Lincoln impersonator.
The event will feature Mr. Whit McMahan as President Lincoln, who will give a brief speech.
Officials are encouraging visitors to bring their own blankets and enjoy a day at the center, located at 120 Duncan Street.
The event is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 12th at 2 p.m. and is presented by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.
For more information, contact 931-472-3351.