The City of Hopkinsville is one step closer to having a city-wide public smoking ban ordinance.
Following a 6-6 tie vote, Mayor Dan Kemp made the deciding vote to approve the ordinance which would ban smoking in most public places.
Mayor Kemp says he's thrilled to know his initial smoking ban ordinance passed tonight.
Governor Steve Beshear was in Christian County Tuesday afternoon and made the new speed limit on U.S. 68-80 official.
Transportation Cabinet officials are urging motorists to still follow current signage until all of the new speed limit signs are installed in the next day or two, but Governor Beshear laid out where the new speed limit applies and where it won’t while speaking at the event at Eastview Baptist Church.
Military officials say a Special Forces soldier has died as a result of injuries he sustained in Afghanistan last month.
Sergeant First Class Aaron Henderson of Maine was wounded on Wednesday, September 12th and died today at the hospital at Bagram Air Field.
Henderson was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group located at Fort Campbell and died as a result of injuries he suffered following a blast from an improvised explosive device.
Clarksville Police are looking to revitalize a cold case involving an aggravated assault that took place two years ago that has left a local woman partially paralyzed from the incident.
Police are asking for the public’s help in a October 2010 aggravated assault case, which left a 32-year old woman, who is now 34-years old, Keisha Reed, partially paralyzed, confined to a nursing home and without any memory of the brutal assault which took place.
The aggravated assault took place October 6th, 2010 with the original call coming into 911 around 7:30 p.m. as a medical call after Reed was found in poor health.
About a week later of Reed’s attack, police were contacted after a family member received information that Reed had been body-slammed onto the ground outside of a Greenfield Drive residence.
Police are asking anyone with information about the assault to contact 931-648-0656.
Clarksville Police are once again asking for the public’s help in solving another case.
Police are trying to locate family members of 72-year old William Clarence Rucker in reference to an ongoing investigation.
Police say they received information that Rucker’s family members may live in the Nashville area, but officers have not been able to make contact with them.
Anyone with information are asked to call Detective Demone Chestnut at 931-648-0656.