Hopkinsville Police were called to an Old Major Lane residence this week after a freezer and refrigerator were reported stolen.
Officer Ruben Pacheco’s report says the deep freezer and fridge were taken from the 395 Old Major Lane residence belonging to 49-year old Sharon Owens of Hopkinsville.
Someone forced their way inside the residence to steal the items valued at $1,500. No suspects are listed on the report.
Hopkinsville City Council and Mayor Dan Kemp remembered the legacy of longtime WHOP News Director and Early Bird host Jim Love at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Mayor Dan Kemp said Love covered the city’s business in a most professional way during his 40-year tenure at the station and thanked Jim’s family for sharing him with the community.
City Clerk Chrissy Upton read a proclamation commending the lifetime achievements of Love, which received an ovation from council and those in attendance.
The proclamation was presented to Jim’s family who was in attendance. Love passed away December 16th after a long battle with cancer.
Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson says the Blue Ribbon Tax Commission was presented with some daunting information when it began looking at tax modernization.
Lieutenant Governor Abramson says the commission received some lackluster financial projections for Kentucky’s future if nothing changed.
He says the commission’s 54 recommendations aim for balance in the tax structure, something he says has been lacking.
The recommendations certainly have detractors and the Kentucky General Assembly will likely consider tax code reform at some point during this year’s session.
A Hopkinsville woman was taken to the hospital following a wreck on Westwood Drive last night.
The Hopkinsville Police report says 61-year old Debra Dickinson of Hopkinsville was stopped at the stop sign at West 7th Street just before 6pm. Ms. Dickinson told officers that she was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by 43-year old Charlotte Lee of Crofton, while Ms. Lee said Dickinson pulled forward and then reversed into the front of her car.
Ms. Dickinson was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of neck pain. Everyone else involved went uninjured.
The City of Hopkinsville received a clean audit report during tonight’s city council meeting and approved a municipal order for the local Y to operate Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center and also commended the life and achievements of long-time WHOP Early Bird Host, Jim Love who passed away late last year.
The city was audited by York, Neal and Company of Hopkinsville with Mayor Dan Kemp saying he was pleased with the report.
In other business, a resolution to support C-E-R-S reform failed with Mayor Kemp talking about the details of the resolution.