The Trigg County Sheriff’s Office caught a man they’d been seeking for several weeks yesterday.
A news release from Sheriff Ray Burnam says Sgt. Jimmy Godair spotted 29-year old Roddrickas Shemwell of Cerulean in downtown Cadiz around 2:20pm.
Shemwell allegedly tried to run down Sheriff’s Sgt Godair and Deputy Rick Burgess with his vehicle following an incident at the Barkley Manor Apartments late last month.
He is charged with wanton endangerment, fleeing from police and driving on a DUI suspended license.
The 14th annual Take Kids Fishing Day is just weeks away and officials are inviting area residents to bring their children for a fun-filled day.
This year’s event is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 26th from 9 a.m. until noon at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center, located on Metcalfe Lane.
RC&D Board member, Matt Snorton says the annual event allows area children to enjoy the outdoors and is a great way for families to spend the day together.
Officials expect about 850 area children and 750 adults to attend this year’s Take Kids Fishing Day at Jeffers Bend Environmental Center and prizes will include 22 new bicycles, fishing equipment, outdoor chairs.
Officials at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center are inviting the public to spend the day with an Abraham Lincoln impersonator.
The event will feature Mr. Whit McMahan as President Lincoln, who will give a brief speech.
Officials are encouraging visitors to bring their own blankets and enjoy a day at the center, located at 120 Duncan Street.
The event is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 12th at 2 p.m. and is presented by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.
For more information, contact 931-472-3351.
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.