Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp is prepared to propose a 27-million dollar budget for the upcoming fiscal year at tomorrow’s Community Conversations.
Mayor Kemp appeared on the Lite 98.7 Early Bird Show and said a lot of hard work has gone into crafting a spending plan the last several weeks and he’s prepared to make the document public.
The Mayor says the city has done a good job of staying below budgeted spending and revenues have been higher than expected the last three years.
Representatives of all city agencies and several City Council members will also be on hand to answer questions from 4 until 6pm at the Lackey Municipal Building in council chambers.
The Christian County Public School System has announced its “Student of the Month” for May.
Lacy Elementary School fourth-grader Lilyan Bolinger received the honor based on academics, work ethic, attendance and attitude.
A news release says Lily enjoys her time at school and teachers appreciate her positive attitude. She says she enjoys math and solving challenging multiplication problems and enjoys reading.
Lily says she keeps herself busy outside of school with art projects that include painting in addition to running with friends in her neighborhood.
The Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force investigated a report of drug activity yesterday and allegedly found several marijuana plants in a Hopkinsville building.
A news release says detectives received consent to search an apartment building at 300 South Main Street and found 37 marijuana plants in the basement.
Task Force Director Lori Blakely says no arrests were made and the investigation continues.
A two-vehicle wreck on Deepwood Drive last night injured a local girl.
The incident happened around 8pm, according to the report from Hopkinsville Police, which says 67-year old Rose Reneer of Hopkinsville was eastbound on Deepwood and slowing down at the intersection with Country Club Lane.
24-year old Kiersten Hultberg of Hopkinsville was making a turn off of Country Club onto Deepwood and her bumper collided with the left front bumper of the Reneer vehicle.
Both drivers went uninjured, but 15-year old Halie Reneer of Hopkinsville was taken by private vehicle to Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Nothing was stolen in a burglary in Crofton yesterday, but the perpetrator severely injured the family’s dog.
Christian County Sheriff’s Sgt. Andre Radford was called to 120 Pyke Street yesterday, where 50-year old Ronald LeBlanc told him that someone came into his house between 11am and 1pm and used a blunt object to strike his dog multiple times.
The dog was unable to move when LeBlanc returned home and it was taken to a veterinarian.
No suspects are listed and the investigation continues.