Police in Logan County are investigating a possible homicide after a man was found dead from a gunshot wound last night.
The News-Democrat Leader is reporting the body of 46-year old Dale Holloway of Russellville was found on T McReynolds Road near Lewisburg last night. Police believe Holloway died from a gunshot wound and Coroner Mary Givens told the paper the incident is being investigated as a “possible homicide”.
The body has been taken to the Louisville Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
State Representative John Tilley is defending his voting record over six years in the house, saying he has a record of supporting small and large businesses.
Representative Tilley claims assertions made by his opponent Max Sturdivant that he voted in 2010 to raise taxes on any businesses are not true.
Tilley says he was one of only two Democrats to receive the award and addressed questions Sturdivant has brought up about the amount of bonding Kentucky has done in recent years.
Representative Tilley says he looks forward to debating Sturdivant and defending his voting record in person.
8th District State Representative Candidate, Max Sturdivant Jr. Hosted a media conference this evening in the parking lot of a Fort Campbell Boulevard business, where he spoke about his perception of incumbent John Tilley’s voting record and why Sturdivant believes he is the better candidate.
Sturdivant claims in 2010, Representative Tilley voted for legislation that included tax increases up to 400 million dollars on businesses.
Sturdivant says, if elected, his focus will be on creating jobs.
The 101st Airborne Division is safeguarding precious aircraft due to the severe weather created by Hurricane Isaac.
The local post will be temporarily housing eight MC-130E Combat Talon I aircraft from the Air Force Reserve’s 711th Special Operations Squadron, 9-19th Special Operations Wing from Duke Field, Florida.
Airfield Commander, Gene Glascock says it is not uncommon for other services such as the Air Force to use Campbell Army Air Field as a stopping point, refueling point or a place to temporarily hold equipment, Fort Campbell is always capable and ready to assist our military partners when called upon.
This is the first time during this year’s hurricane season aircraft have come to Fort Campbell to wait out a storm.
The local military installation is capable of housing more than 200 aircraft at a time from other installations.
Hopkinsville Community College President, Dr. Jim Selbe was the guest speaker for this week’s Kiwanis Club meeting.
Dr. Selbe gave an update on the local community college and spoke about current and previous enrollment numbers.
Dr. Selbe also spoke the many factors he is monitoring like the potential cuts as a result of sequestration and what’s going on at Fort Campbell, since soldiers and their families make up a third of HCC’s total population.
Dr. Selbe also talked about how changes in the federal financial aid program is also playing a hand in enrollment at HCC.