A Hopkinsville-based business has been awarded a substantial contract for a municipal project in an area county.
A news release from Cornerstone Information Systems says the company was awarded a 400 thousand dollar contract for the electronic equipment and installation of a Network Operations Center in the city of Franklin, Ky.
The project will give the city the ability to provide internet and other related service to commercial and industrial businesses that they previously couldn’t adequately serve.
The U.S. Coast Guard begins hearings in Paducah today regarding the partial collapse of the Eggner’s Ferry Bridge.
Today is day one of the hearings with Foss Maritime, the owner of the Delta Mariner Cargo Vessel that struck the bridge on January 26th, knocking out a 322-foot span and halting traffic across Kentucky Lake at the Trigg-Marshall County line.
Various agencies will give testimony on the incident beginning at 1 O’clock this afternoon and continuing through the week at 7:15 each morning.
No one was injured when someone recently fired a gun into a Kentucky Avenue home.
It’s unknown exactly when it happened, but 55-year old Toni Mason told Hopkinsville Police that she found a bullet in her home at 163 Kentucky and that there was a bullet hole in the wall.
Ms. Mason could only say it had to have happened between Thursday morning and Sunday afternoon. No suspects are listed on the report.
Hopkinsville Police are investigating a burglary on Hilltop Drive from the weekend.
The crime happened between Friday afternoon at 3 and yesterday at 6pm, according to 55-year old Kenneth Casey of Bowling Green, who said someone broke into his 219 Hilltop property and stole $2,900 worth of guitars and a $200 ipod and speaker system.
No suspects are listed and the investigation continues.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after dozens of marijuana plants were found near Crofton Saturday.
A news release says KSP was investigating a complaint near Crofton around 4:15 Saturday when they found 74 marijuana plants behind a residence at at 315 Kentucky Highway 800.
No arrests were made, with the release saying anyone with information should call state police at 1-800-222-5555. Trooper Jim McArthur is the investigating officer.