Hopkinsville Police arrested a local man Thursday accused of sexually abusing two juveniles.
The arrest warrant for 30-year old Michael Boyd of Hopkinsville says he allegedly forced two children, ages five and six, to engage in sexual acts with him between June of 2012 and February of this year. He is charged with two counts of sexual abuse and one count of sodomy.
Boyd remains in the Christian County Jail.
A man indicted by the Christian County Grand Jury on drug and other charges was extradited back to Hopkinsville from Tennessee Thursday.
Charged with trafficking in marijuana, receiving a stolen firearm and selling a firearm to a person prohibited from owning a gun is 23-year old Kenneth Ray Williams of Hopkinsville.
Williams was extradited from Shelby County, Tennessee and booked into the Christian County Jail on a $15,000 bond.
Everyone knows Kentucky's biennial budget must come out of the state House first, but that doesn't mean the Senate isn't doing any work on a spending plan.
First District State Senator Stan Humphries of Trigg County serves on the Appropriations and Revenue Committee and says they are spending significant time looking at Governor Steve Beshear's proposed budget and considering a lot of “what if's.”
Senator Humphries says he expects the House to have a budget sent to the Senate within the next two weeks.
You can hear Senator Humphries and other local lawmakers comment on the budget and a number of other issues on our weekly Legislative Update program Sunday morning at 9 o'clock on Lite 98.7 and online at lite987whop.com.
A state representative from Boyd County is introducing a bill that would do away with Daylight Saving Time.
Representative Kevin Sinette of Ashland says it was originally thought that the time change would conserve energy, but research shows it actually costs people more. To become law, the House and Senate must pass the measure and Governor Beshear would have to sign off on it.
Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of using a stolen credit card to make purchases at two Paducah grocery stores.
In January, State Police were contacted by a Marshall County woman, who said her credit card had been used at both Kroger locations in Paducah.
Troopers were able to obtain still images of the suspect using the card at each store.
Anyone with information as to the identity of this person, may contact Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721.