Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police today indicate that 10 people died in 10 separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Dec. 10th through Sunday.
A single-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Christian, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, Fayette, Gallatin, Laurel, Scott and Wolfe Counties.
The victims in Daviess, Gallatin and Laurel Counties were not wearing seat belts.
A pedestrian was killed in Grant County with the suspected use of alcohol was involved in the fatal collision.
Through Sunday, preliminary statistics indicate that 709 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012, which is 10 more than what was reported for this time period last year.
State Police say of the 564 motor vehicle fatalities, 307 victims were not wearing seat belts and a total of 128 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.
A Hopkinsville resident will be receiving keys to her brand new home, just in time for the holidays and the New Year.
Mayor Dan Kemp will be presenting the keys to a new home to Sandra Langley Thursday afternoon at 706 Hayes Street.
Ms. Langley is a participant in the Hopkinsville Home Improvement Program, which resulted in the demolition of her previous home and a new home to be built on the same site.
Construction for the new home was made possible by both Kentucky Housing Corporation GAP Financing Pool funds and Community Development Block Grant funds.
Outlaw Contracting Company, Inc executed the demolition of the original house and construction of the new home was completed by Jerry’s Home Improvement, LLC.
Christian County Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ann Gemmill issued a statement today to reassure parents, students and educators that measures are in place to ensure the safety of everyone who walks through the doors of any of the district’s schools.
In the wake of the tragic events that took place in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, Ms. Gemmill spoke about ways local students and educators are kept safe.
Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s school and arrange for a time to speak with the school principal if they have any questions, comments or concerns.
Trigg Co. Sheriff's Sgt. Jimmy Godair is back with this week's Crime Stoppers Report...
Herring has been arrested at least 25 times since December of 2010, according to the Christian County Jail website.
Intensely devoted to his radio listeners in life, fans of longtime WHOP News Director Jim Love are remembering him fondly following his death Sunday morning.
Among those calling in to the Lite 98.7 Early Bird Show Monday morning to express her sadness was Diane Pyle. Ms. Pyle has been the driving force for Project Graduation through the program’s history in Christian County and said Love was committed to using his microphone to help graduates have a save and fun night each year.
Freida Stevenson echoed the thoughts of many when she spoke on how Jim was always friendly when she called in a birthday, question or comment early in the morning.
Funeral Services for Jim Love will be Wednesday morning at 10:30 at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, with burial to follow with military honors at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Visitation will be Tuesday afternoon from 4 until 7 at the funeral home.