Hopkinsville, KYwhvoradio.com

Hopkinsville Woman Charged With Child Abuse

A Hopkinsville woman was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges that she injured two children with a wooden spoon. Hopkinsville Police say over the period of July 13th and 14th 25-year-old Jessica Maddux hit a 6-year-old and a 5-year-old with a wooden spoon causing severe bruising to each child. Maddox reportedly admitted to authorities she had spanked the children with a wooden spoon as a discipline.
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Christian County, KYwkdzradio.com

New COVID-19 Death Reported In Christian County

The Christian County Health Department reported a new COVID-related death Friday. Spokeswoman Amanda Sweeney-Brunt said the county’s 102nd COVID-19 related death was a 65-year-old African American female. Sweeney-Brunt added the last several weeks, there had been a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the county. The health department offers free...
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Clarksville, TNclarksvillenow.com

Richard Garrett resigns City Council seat after District Attorney lawsuit

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Ward 1 City Council member and Mayor Pro Tem Richard Garrett resigned his seat Thursday night shortly after the District Attorney’s Office filed two lawsuits against him for living outside his ward. The State of Tennessee, by way of District Attorney General John Carney’s office,...
Hopkinsville, KYwhopam.com

Woman served with child abuse warrant

An arrest warrant for criminal child abuse was served Thursday against a Hopkinsville woman. It alleges that 25-year old Jessica Maddux of Hopkinsville used a wooden spoon to strike a five and six-year old, causing bruising to both victims. The children reportedly told social workers they were whipped with the...
Hopkinsville, KYwhvoradio.com

Man Arrested For Assault on ATM

A Walton man was arrested in Hopkinsville on a Graves County warrant for criminal mischief Thursday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say 45-year-old Christopher Northcutt was arrested after he was seen on camera July 12th smashing a can of beans onto an ATM in Graves County. He then allegedly smashed the beans on the windows and building.
Clarksville, TNWKRN

‘There’s never a time limit on when you will heal’: Friend reflects on arrest made in 2018 Clarksville murder case

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn (WKRN) — The Clarksville community finally has some closure three years after a young mother was gunned down in her car. On June 17, 2018, Clarksville Police responded to a shooting on Main Street near 11th Street. They found 22-year-old Taren Lyles shot in the driver’s seat of her silver four-door sedan. Her two children were in the backseat uninjured. Lyles died at a nearby hospital.
Montgomery County, TNclarksvillenow.com

Body found on Shady Grove Road in Montgomery County

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – A body was found in Montgomery County south of Sango Wednesday night. At about 8:20 p.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office closed the 3300 block of Shady Grove Road to investigate an unattended death. There has been no information released on whether this was a...
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Hoptown Chronicle

Pandemic relief money announced for outlying cities

Christian County’s four outlying communities — Oak Grove, Pembroke, Crofton and LaFayette — will receive a combined $2.35 million from the American Rescue Plan, state officials announced Thursday. The amounts allocated to each of the incorporated cities are:. Oak Grove — $1,895,579. Pembroke — $230,214. Crofton — $183,084. LaFayette —...
Christian County, KYwhopam.com

CCPS waiting to determine COVID guidelines for new school year

Christian County Public School System Superintendent Chris Bentzel is waiting a while longer before committing to any specific pandemic guidelines or recommendations for the upcoming school year. Bentzel says the district’s COVID Task Force will reconvene next week and discussions will be underway about what to implement as cases surge...
Hopkinsville, KYwkdzradio.com

Hopkinsville Man Injured In Wreck

A Hopkinsville man was injured in a wreck on East 9th Street in Hopkinsville Wednesday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say 38-year-old Donnell Brodie of Hopkinsville was northbound on South Campbell Street crossing East 9th Street when the traffic light changed to yellow. His vehicle reportedly collided with a westbound SUV on...