A Cadiz woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Calloway County Friday afternoon.
An email from Kentucky State Police says 87-year old Irvan Herndon of Nashville was northbound on KY 121 around 2pm and was attempting to make a left turn. He turned into the path of 20-year old Jennifer Hyde of Cadiz and she didn’t have time to stop.
The two vehicles collided in the intersection with Shoemaker Road and Ms. Hyde’s vehicle came to final rest on the shoulder of the road, while Herndon’s stopped against a tree. Both drivers and 87-year old Avis Herndon were all taken by to Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Police say Ms. Hyde sustained a shoulder injury.
The annual Heart of Trenton Festival gets underway Saturday morning, with plenty of yard sales, food and fun for the family.
Events get underway at 8am in downtown Trenton along U.S. 41 and continue well into the afternoon. The always well-attended event includes yard sales in front of homes in the town and numerous vendor booths will feature unique items including antiques, crafts and good food. There is also a quilt show kicking off at 8am at Golden Threads.
There will be live music from 11am until 1pm. Heart of Trenton has been an annual event since the late 90’s.
A biker is in critical condition at a Nashville hospital after wrecking while trying to avoid a deer in Clarksville Friday afternoon.
Clarksville Police say the 41-year old man was southbound on Trenton Road when the animal ran into his path. The biker swerved to miss the deer and ran into the door of a vehicle driven by 44-year old Christopher Fullen. There would have been a head-on collision had Fullen not taken evasive action.
The biker was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he’s listed in critical condition.
A loose rock led to a wreck in Hopkins County Friday morning that injured a Dawson Springs man.
Kentucky State Police say 49-year old Mark Hollis of Dawson Springs was northbound on Kentucky 109 around 8:30 when another vehicle kicked up a rock that came through his windshield and struck him.
Hollis then ran off the road and down a ditch before finally coming to rest. He was taken by ambulance to Regional Medical Center in Madisonville for treatment of his injuries.
The Christian County Grand Jury indicted 19 people today including three local men for various drug related charges.
38-year old Fred Clerance Greenwade of Hopkinsville was indicted for 1st degree trafficking in a controlled substance, 1st offense, possession of a controlled substance, 1st offense, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Grand Jury indicted 29-year old Garry McCarley of Hopkinsville with trafficking in marijuana, more than 8 ounces, less than 5 pounds, 1st offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.
29-year old Fort Campbell soldier, Daniel Karnes was also indicted for 1st degree trafficking in a controlled substance for allegedly possessing morphine and oxycodone pills with the intent to sell or transfer it.