Hopkinsville Police are investigating an armed robbery on East 17th Street from last night.
The incident happened between 7:30 and 8pm near the 500 block of East 17th, according to the report, which says 19-year old Allyssa Berry of Hopkinsville was approached from behind by two suspects wearing masks who put a gun to her back and forced her into a white vehicle.
The perpetrators took her wallet and cell phone before letting her go and driving away. No named suspects are listed on the report and the investigation continues.
Hopkinsville Police say thanks to an anonymous tipster, two alleged burglars have been apprehended.
18-year old Hunter Jackson Barnett of Crofton is charged with 3rd degree burglary and 3rd degree unlawful transaction with a minor.
Police say through the course of investigation Barnett and a 17-year old male unlawfully entered the Indian Hills Bowling Alley after it was closed and stole a drum set, two speakers, amplifiers and a flat screen television that had a total estimated cost of $1,900.
Police say the anonymous tipster was able to tell police the location of the male juvenile, who later admitted to committing the crime.
Police say the tipster will be receiving a cash reward for their efforts.
Christian County Public School Officials released more information about enrollment figures for the new school year.
Officials today released enrollment figures for the 2nd day of school and it already shows changes.
School Spokesperson Heather Aubin gives a brief snap shot of the current figures.
Ms. Aubin says enrollment figures for the first week of school usually fluctuates.
Hopkinsville Middle School reported having 15 more students attend class, while Christian County High School reported having 54 less students.
Officials say there are several factors in the decrease of students at CCHS, like some students being transferred to another school in the district.
Ms. Aubin says 8,731 students showed up for the second day of school, which is three students less than what was reported on the first day of classes.
After enduring physical agony for several hours, two Fort Campbell soldiers have earned bragging rights for life.
1st Lieutenant Jackson Wittkamper and 2nd Lieutenant Samuel Wilkins, both Infantry Platoon leaders with 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team were both named the toughest air assault soldier after competing against 66 other soldiers for the chance to win the coveted title.
Fort Campbell officials say the toughest air assault soldier competition, which featured a 12-mile foot march, obstacle courses, a written test, a sling load test, and rappelling is just one of many events that took place during Week of the Eagles.
Military officials say this year’s Week of the Eagles celebration is special because it also coincides with the 70th anniversary of the 101st Airborne Division.