A third candidate has filed to run for Hopkinsville City Council in Ward 10.
Former Councilman Larry Radford of Dempsey Drive filed his papers this morning to run as an independent against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Dossett and Republican challenger Robert Criswell.
Radford is a registered Republican, but the deadline to file as a partisan candidate has passed. He served on council in Ward 10 in 2007 and 2008.
Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman wanted in connection with the stabbing of an elderly man in Crittenden County.
A news release says KSP received a call from Marion Police around 8:30 last night after 89-year old Leonard Roberts was found dead at his 229 East Depot Street residence.
Roberts had been assaulted and stabbed, according to police who say an autopsy was scheduled in Louisville.
An arrest warrant for receiving stolen property charges was soon taken out against 50-year old Cindy Hutchinson, who was seen driving the victim’s blue 2001 Chevy Cavalier in the minutes before police arrived at his home.
She is described as a white female, standing about 5-foot-7 and weighing about 180 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes.
Anyone knowing her whereabouts is asked to call KSP at 1-800-222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous.
A stolen moped was located and recovered early this morning, but the alleged thief got away on foot.
The investigation began at 700 East 7th, where 18-year old Edwin Velazquez of Hopkinsville told police someone had taken his 28-hundred dollar Yamaha moped, despite a chain and lock that secured it to a pole.
A male suspect was found riding the moped at 7th and Coleman a couple hours later, with the perpetrator leading officers on a chase for a few minutes before abandoning the moped and getting away on foot.
A Hopkinsville man took himself to the hospital early this morning after he was hit in the head twice with a shovel during an argument.
The incident happened just after midnight at 608 Cypress Street, where 54-year old Terry McGregor said he and a named suspect had been in a verbal disagreement that became physical when the perpetrator picked up a shovel from the front yard and hit McGregor twice on the head.
McGregor sustained cuts to the face and walked to Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Two vehicles were reported stolen from Fort Campbell Boulevard businesses in recent days under completely different circumstances.
The most recent theft took place yesterday morning just before 11 at Car Outlet at 2206 Fort Campbell Boulevard, where Mollie Spain told police someone stole a 10-thousand dollar Honda Odyssey some time between Friday evening and yesterday morning.
No suspects are listed on the report.
The other incident was reported by Genise Guynn-Day of Hopkinsville, who said she rented a vehicle from Enterprise Rent-A-Car on July 5th. She said she rented the 9-thousand dollar Toyota Corolla for another person under the understanding they would return it, which was never done.