A Marshall County woman is behind bars after authorities there say they found ingredients for a meth lab inside her residence.
On Wednesday, based on probable cause, detectives obtained a search warrant for an apartment at 73-60 U.S. Highway 68 in Benton, where they allegedly found a meth lab inside the residence.
As a result of the search, Tina Houser was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine 2nd offense, possession of controlled substance 1st degree 3rd offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Houser was currently on parole for charges she received by the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office in 2010 and was sentenced in 2011.
Houser was booked into the Marshall County Jail and additional charges and arrests are pending further.
A Dawson Springs man was hurt in a single-vehicle wreck on the Pennyrile Parkway earlier this week.
The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department says 45-year old Brian Jones of Dawson Springs attempted to avoid hitting another vehicle near the 47 mile-marker around 2:10 Tuesday and ran off the road and overturned.
Jones was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health in Madisonville for treatment of his injuries.
A local woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident on West Seventh Street Wednesday afternoon.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 21-year old Christina Marlow of Hopkinsville was trying to turn left out of McDonalds around 3:45 and said someone waved her out.
Ms. Marlow struck a westbound vehicle driven by 57-year old Jerry Watkins of Mortons Gap, who had been in the left turn lane. Marlow was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of knee pain and Watkins was not hurt.
Everyone involved was wearing a seat belt.
A local man was served with a warrant on drug trafficking charges Tuesday evening.
Charged with trafficking in marijuana is 30-year old Michael Boyd of Hopkinsville. The report says he was arrested at a South Kentucky Avenue residence just before 7 p.m. and was booked into the Christian County Jail.
State Representative Myron Dossett of Pembroke recently presented House Bill 234 to the House Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Safety in Frankfort.
The legislation was unanimously approved in committee and placed on the House consent calendar.
The bill seeks to designate July 27th as Korean War Armistice Day in Kentucky to honor those who fought and died in the Korean War.