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Man Charged With Meth Possession And Probation Violation

A Herndon man was charged with drug possession after being arrested Friday night. Hopkinsville Police say 20-year-old Bruce Keenan was located on East 9th Street and found to be in possession of two bags containing a crystal substance that he claimed was meth. He was arrested on warrants for probation...
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Shoplifting Investigation Leads To Drug And Counterfeit Money Charges

A report of shoplifting at the Dollar Tree in Elkton led to drugs and counterfeit money Friday. Todd County Sheriff’s Deputy Jonathan Knight says they were called to the store for 44-year-old Jessica Collins who was shoplifting and found her to be in possession of suspected heroin meth and Fentanyl along with a used crystal meth pipe and counterfeit money.
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Hopkinsville Woman Charged With Assaulting Her Boyfriend

A Hopkinsville woman was charged after she assaulted her boyfriend during a fight on Hill Street Friday morning. Hopkinsville Police say 36-year-old Deanna Dukes hit her boyfriend in the head with some kind of object during a fight over cheating. The man reportedly suffered a large cut to his head....

Neighborhood turns out in celebration, memory of Judy Sowell

The community around Koffman Drive in Hopkinsville celebrated and honored the memory of Judy Sowell with a proclamation and block party Saturday afternoon. Sowell—also known as “the Bread Lady”–was an active member in the community, serving on many boards, volunteering with multiple agencies and retiring from BB&T Bank after 36 years of employment. Christian County Judge-Executive Steve Tribble read the proclamation, detailing Sowell’s years of volunteerism and her impacts on the community as a whole.

Three man indicted by federal grand jury on firearms offenses

Three men, two from Hopkinsville and a third formerly of Christian County, have been indicted by a federal grand jury with firearms related offenses. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Kentucky’s Office, 43-year-old Shaun Powers of Hopkinsville was indicted for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, illegal possession of a machine gun, and possession of an unregistered firearm, that is, a weapon made from a shotgun having a barrel length of less than 18 inches.

College Street Murder Suspect Enters Plea To Lesser Charge

A Christian County woman charged in the shooting death of a Hopkinsville man on College Street in April of 2021 has accepted a plea deal in the case. Kachelle Isbell and public defender Doug Moore appeared before Christian Circuit Court Judge Andrew Self Friday afternoon where she entered a guilty plea to an amended charge of second-degree manslaughter.

Hopkinsville Man Charged With Burglary

A Hopkinsville man was charged with burglary after a report of a burglary in progress on Kailie Lane in Hopkinsville Thursday night. Hopkinsville Police say they received a report of a light seen inside of a vacant home and when they arrived they could also see the light moving around.

Final Night of WKSF Features Wrestling, Truck And Tractor Pulls

The Mid-South Truck and Tractor Pulls, pedal pulls and wrestling will highlight the final night of the annual Western Kentucky State Fair in Hopkinsville Saturday. Fair Board member Tony Meacham says this evening will feature pedal pulls, wrestling, and the Mid-South Truck and Tractor Pulls this evening. Gates open Saturday...

Hopkinsville airport receives FAA grant

The Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport will receive a $49,733 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a press release from U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Sherry Key, the airport’s manager, said in the release that the grant will help construct “a new apron and improve our service capabilities.” An apron...

Arraignment held for suspect in Glass Avenue armed home invasion

Arraignment was held Friday morning in Christian District Court for 24-year old Ajaizion Johnson of Hopkinsville, one of the suspects charged in connection with the June 16 armed home invasion at the Glass Avenue residence of Charles “Bird Dog” Paige. Judge Foster Cotthoff entered a not guilty plea...

Walnut Street Bridge Replacement Continues

The Walnut Street bridge that crossed over the CSX rail line in Hopkinsville has been removed with state transportation officials hoping to have the replacement bridge completed by the fall. Walnut Street was closed on May 11 so the 122-foot bridge could be removed. The steel multi-beam bridge was built...

Federal grand jury in Paducah indicts three men on gun offenses

According to the indictments, a federal grand jury in Paducah returned three indictments in May, charging three men with firearm offenses. The grand jury indicted 43-yer-old Shaun Powers of Hopkinsville on charges of illegal possession of a machine gun, 30-year-old Cleve Nedd, Jr. of Hopkinsville, charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and 22-year-old Anthony Jones of Indianapolis, Indiana, on charges of engaging in the business of dealing firearms and illegal possession of a machine gun.

Three Indicted on Federal Weapons Charge Make Court Appearance

Three men indicted on weapons charges made their initial court appearances this week in federal court in Paducah. 43-year-old Shaun Powers and 30-year-old Cleve Nedd — both of Hopkinsville and former Christian County resident 22-year-old Anthony Jones of Indianapolis were indicted in May. Powers is charged with possessing a...

Fort Campbell Celebrates 80th Birthday

Clarksville, Tenn.–Happy 80th Birthday Fort Campbell!. On July 1, 1942 one officer and 19 enlisted men from the 1580th Service Command were the first troops officially assigned here. As a result of the US entering WWII, construction began six months earlier for what was then known as “Camp Campbell”.