President Obama is lagging behind Mitt Romney in the Bluegrass State.
The latest "Courier-Journal" poll shows GOP challenger Romney with 53 percent versus 39 percent for Obama. The president has been to Kentucky only once for a ceremony at Fort Campbell last year.
A Hopkinsville man narrowly avoided serious injury this morning after someone fired gunshots into a house.
The incident happened at 1518 Tate Street just after midnight, when 20-year old William McAllister of Hopkinsville said he was laying on the couch watching television when he heard gunshots and a bullet passed through the room almost hitting him.
McAllister told police he got up and ran to the back of the house, while 54-year old Jessie Brody of Hopkinsville said he stayed in a bedroom until police arrived. Officers found four shell casings in the street near the residence and four bullet holes in the house.
No suspects are listed on the report and no one was injured.
An arrest warrant for prescription drug trafficking charges was served against a Hopkinsville man yesterday.
Facing one count of trafficking in a controlled substance is 50-year old Bobby Mullen of the city. The warrant alleges that Mullen sold twenty dosage units of Lortab, which is a prescription drug.
Hopkinsville Police say he provided the pills to a confidential informant. Mullen is lodged in the Christian County Jail.
A Crofton man was flown to a Nashville hospital after a single-vehicle wreck yesterday afternoon.
The report from Kentucky State Police says 62-year old Gary Wood of Crofton was southbound on Grapevine Road around 5:20pm when he lost control of his vehicle, slid off the roadway and struck a tree.
Wood’s vehicle re-entered the road, where it overturned on its side. Wood was flown by Air-Evac helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where officials say he was treated and released. KSP says Wood was not wearing his seat belt.
An act that was meant for good resulted in a wreck Friday afternoon that injured a local woman.
The incident happened around 12:30 in front of Papa Johns on Fort Campbell Boulevard, according to the Hopkinsville Police report. The driver of a southbound vehicle stopped and waved 19-year old Heather Bivins of Hopkinsville out of the parking lot to make a left turn, according to Ms. Bivins and a witness.
Behind the stopped vehicle was 37-year old Wendy Thompson of Gracey, who was in the left lane when Ms. Bivins pulled into her path and caused a wreck. Ms. Thompson went uninjured, while Ms. Bivins went to Jennie Stuart Medical Center by private vehicle.