Kentucky State Police say a Hardyville woman was arrested on Monday after she was indicted by the Hart County Grand Jury.
State Trooper Justin Rountree and Trooper Timmy Jewell responded to 9-98 Rex Road in Hardyville in reference to a possible wanted person.
Upon arrival, 28-year old Jessica Crain of the city was located inside the home and was arrested on an indictment warrant by Hart County Grand Jury.
State Police say the charges were for Manufacturing Meth 1st offense, Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000 and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia that included complicity.
Crain was taken into custody without incident.
A Hopkinsville man is dead after a single-vehicle wreck on the Pennyrile Parkway Monday afternoon.
The report from Kentucky State Police says 29-year old Stephen Grace of Hopkinsville was northbound near the Lovers Lane exit around 3:30 when he began to travel toward the median. The vehicle struck a guardrail before getting to the median, causing it to flip multiple times before landing on its top.
Grace, who was wearing his seat belt, was pronounced dead on the scene. Kentucky State Police shut the highway down for about two hours for accident reconstruction. The Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police, Hopkinsville Fire Department and Christian County Coroner’s Office assisted on the scene.
The Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors met this afternoon to honor two legislators for their years of service in serving their communities.
District 1 Senator Ken Winters, who served 8 years and 4th District State Representative Mike Cherry, who served 14 years, will not be joining other legislators when the 2013 General Assembly convenes.
After both departing legislators received a standing ovation from the crowd, which included local dignitaries in the Pennyrile region, they offered brief remarks.
Senator Winters stated he was sad to leave, but that his wife’s ailing health took precedence over politics.
Preliminary statistics released by Kentucky State Police indicate that 18 people died in 15 separate wrecks on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, December 3rd through Sunday.
State Police say a quadruple-fatality motor vehicle crash occurred in Trigg County with the suspected use of alcohol a factor and all four victims not wearing their seat belts.
Single fatality wrecks occurred in each of the following counties: Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Graves, Harlan, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Laurel and Lee Counties.
State Police say the suspected use of alcohol was involved in the crash in Jessamine County and the victim was not wearing a seat belt and the victims in Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin and Lee counties were also not wearing seat belts.
A pedestrian was also killed in Jefferson, Kenton and Muhlenberg counties.
Through Sunday, December 9th preliminary statistics indicate that 696 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012, which is four more than what was reported for this time period in 2011.
Of the 552 motor vehicle fatalities, 304 victims were not wearing seat belts and a total of 127 fatalities resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol.