The Hopkinsville Police Department is investigating a major theft from a Fort Campbell Boulevard gas station.
The report says Terrance Flachbart of Bowling Green was performing inventory duties yesterday morning around 8am when he found the store was short by just over 16-hundred dollars.
Police believe the money was taken sometime between May 10th and Monday of this week. No suspects are listed on the report and the investigation continues.
The Christian County School Board has outlined its Thursday schedule of events, which could end with the hiring of a replacement for Superintendent Brady Link.
The lone candidate for the job will eat breakfast at the Chamber of Commerce building at 7am, which will be the first time any member of the general public or media will have access to his or her name or credentials. That event is scheduled to last two hours.
That meeting will be followed by hour-long sessions with the central office staff, middle and high school principals, elementary school principals, and certified and classified employees.
A public forum is scheduled from 4 until 5:30 at the Christian County High School cafeteria, before the board goes into closed session at 6:30 to interview the candidate and discuss his or her qualifications.
The board will meet again in closed session at 8:30pm, which will be followed by an open session when the board may take action to approve or disapprove the hiring of the candidate as the next superintendent.
Evening events will occur at the same time as the annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner and the hiring could take place as soon as three or four hours after the public forum.
A Hopkinsville man faces multiple charges following an incident on Richard Street last night in which he allegedly drove a van into a residence after fleeing from police who charged him with DUI.
Arrested at 702 Richard Street was 31-year old Bryan Radford, who resides on South Virginia Street, according to the report which says police were notified by the victim, Adam Smith, that Radford was drunk and had driven his van into smith's home and also smith's vehicle which was parked at the Richard Street residence, with severe damage listed to the home.
Radford was charged with multiple offenses, including DUI, vandalism, fleeing and evading, and 3 counts of wanton endangerment when he allegedly attempted to hit police and also hit the house in which several people were located.
The incident occurred just before 11 last night.
A crash on the Madisonville Road early last evening sent a north Christian woman to Jennie Stuart Medical Center after her van struck a car which was stopped in traffic at the Billy Goat Hill Road.
Injured in the crash which occurred about a quarter after 4 was 29-year old Rita Singer of 6313 Old Madisonville Road.
Ms. Singer was wearing her seat belt when she was unable to stop for the car driven by 16-year old Kristin Gilliland of 305 Billy Goat Hill Road, who stopped behind a dump truck which was stopped in the roadway.
Hopkinsville City Council approved the first readings of the city’s proposed capital and operational budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.during tonight's meeting.
Chief Financial Officer, Robert Martin went into detail about the proposed operational budget.
Martin spoke about the city’s proposed capital budget and describes some of the expenses included in the budget.
In other business, council members authorized Mayor Dan Kemp to sign a settlement agreement and release between the City of Hopkinsville, Hopkinsville Surface and Stormwater Utility and CSX Transportation in the amount of $90,000 with $25,000 to be retained by the City and the remaining $65,000 to paid to Surface and Stormwater Utility.
Sometime before April 12th, 2011 a storm drain pipe located on 14th Street collapsed, causing flooding to adjacent property owners.
City officials claimed the damaged pipe was owned by CSX Transportation, while officials with the transportation company maintained the collapsed pipe was city property.
Council members also approved the first reading of a salary schedule ordinance, to reflect a 2 percent cost of living allowance for city employees.