Officials on Fort Campbell say the post’s water supply is at the lowest level it has been in five years.
A statement on the Fort Campbell Public Affairs Facebook page says the water supply is at the lowest level since the drought of 2007. Fort Campbell residents, units and businesses are being asked to conserve water in all of their activities.
They are also asked to check faucets, toilets and pipes for leaks. Residents are also asked to limit their yard watering. Tips for conserving more water include reducing time in the shower by two minutes and only running the dish and clothes washer when there is a full load.
Post residents are also told to not wash their vehicles, except for at authorized car washes on Fort Campbell.
Teachers from several local schools are taking part in a professional development program at Murray State University.
What’s called the “Kentucky Reading Project” is holding a two-week summer institute, which is for elementary school teachers and is designed to improve student achievement and emphasize family involvement in literacy.
A news release says the project is a year-long, graduate level reading course consisting of a two-week summer institute, four follow-up sessions during the year and at least one coaching visit to each teacher’s classroom.
Seventeen teachers from 10 Kentucky schools participated in the summer institute, including teachers from University Heights Academy, Trigg County Primary School, Lincoln Elementary School on Fort Campbell, Marshall County and North Calloway County Elementary School.
The teachers selected for participation in the project receive a stipend along with books, teaching materials and three hours of graduate school credit upon completion of the course.
A Christian County man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Thursday afternoon on child porn charges.
A news release says a search warrant was executed at the Cansler Road residence of 46-year old Robert Myers around 4:20pm, with police allegedly finding 567 images of child porn.
Myers was charged with possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. KSP says the investigation into the online sharing of the child porn images is continuing.
One person was killed in a vehicle versus tree wreck in Logan County this afternoon.
The incident happened around 2:45pm on KY 431 just north of Diamond Springs Road. There were two people in the vehicle that struck a tree, with the injury status of the other person not immediately known.
We’ll have more information on this tragic incident as it becomes available. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office was on the scene in addition to EMS and Rescue personnel.
A Hopkins County woman is accused of severely injuring her elderly mother.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office today arrested and charged 49-year old Debra L. Browning of 919 Leroy Road of Hanson, Kentucky with 1st degree criminal abuse and 2nd degree assault.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Emergency Room at Regional Medical Center in reference to an alleged assault of an elderly female.
The two responding deputies determined 77-year old Mary Pittenger was assaulted by her daughter and caregiver.
Browning remains lodged in the Hopkins County Jail, while her elderly mother was flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital for further treatment due to the nature of her injuries.