Hopkinsville, KY

Arraignment delayed for East Fourth Street murder suspect

There was a delay for arraignment in Christian Circuit Court Wednesday morning for 32-year old Tavaris Quarles of Hopkinsville, who is accused in the May shooting death of 33-year-old Christopher Montrell Mumford on East Fourth Street. Defense attorney Sands Chewning explained to Judge John Atkins that Quarles is currently lodged...
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When will that road be finished? Here’s an update on major road projects in Clarksville, Montgomery County

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Business leaders got an update on major road improvements Wednesday morning, along with some perspective on what it takes to move a road project up the list of state and federal priorities. The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board heard from Metropolitan Planning Organization Director...

Trigg County Ham Festival Announces Headlining Music Act

With the annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival two months away, organizers have begun to announce the entertainment that will headline the weekend in downtown Cadiz. According to a post on the Ham Festival’s Facebook page, Rubiks Groove will be the headlining act on Saturday night at a yet-to-be-announced location in downtown Cadiz.

Third Defender In Three Months Enters Into Curtis Case

The suggestion of mediation in the case against Cadiz woman Shaylynn Curtis will need careful consideration from Commonwealth’s Attorney Carrie Ovey-Wiggins. Such discussion took place during Wednesday’s afternoon session of Trigg County Circuit Court, in which Public Defender Katie Riley made her first appearance as defender for Curtis.

Oak Grove fatal shooting suspect arraigned

Arraignment was held in Christian Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon for Tyron Holt, the man accused in the May fatal shooting death of Gailon Toler in Oak Grove. Holt appeared alongside public defender Rick Sanborne, who entered a not-guilty plea on his behalf and also informed the court they intend to file a motion for bond modification soon. Judge Andrew Self set a pretrial conference several weeks out to give everyone time to file motions and responses accordingly.

Man Severely Injured In Lafayette Road Wreck

A wreck on Lafayette Road in Hopkinsville sent a man to a Nashville hospital Wednesday morning. Hopkinsville Police say a car was exiting the Holiday Burger parking lot and collided with a southbound car on Lafayette Road. The driver of one of the cars was taken by ambulance to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville with what were termed severe injuries.

Dozens gather to pray over, thank God for Safe Haven Baby Box

GREENVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Western Kentucky's first Safe Haven Baby Box is officially operational. The Muhlenberg County location, the 114th box installed across the country, was prayed over by nearly 100 community members at a blessing ceremony on Monday, August 1. "Praise the Lord," said Diana Anderson, executive director...

Elkton man arraigned for felony assault charge

The Elkton man charged with felony assault for an alleged attack on the boyfriend of his ex-wife in Fairview appeared for arraignment Wednesday morning in Christian Circuit Court. Public Defender Doug Moore entered a not guilty plea on behalf of 47-year old Stacy Botts of Elkton to one count of...

Pedestrian killed in Madisonville accident

A man was killed in a vehicle versus pedestrian accident Tuesday night in Madisonville. It happened about 8:30 p.m. and Madisonville police say 47-year old Misty Baxter of Earlington was southbound on South Main Street when she struck a man identified as Jon Harrell, who was walking west as he crossed the street near the Country Mark gas station.

Judge White To Hear Stinson Murder Case

During Wednesday’s Trigg County Circuit Court session, it was revealed that Judge Natalie White will be hearing the case of Landon Stinson — charged with the double murder of 76-year-old Sue Faris and her 28-year-old nephew, Matthew Blakeley. Stinson, lodged in Christian County Jail on a $2 million...

Hopkinsville Company Reports Theft

A Hopkinsville business reported a theft of corn meal Tuesday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say between June 6th and July 6th someone failed to pay for $42,534 worth of corn meal from Hopkinsville Milling Company. No arrest has been made but the report lists the charge as theft by deception.

Two arrested on felony theft warrants

Two people were arrested by Hopkinsville police Tuesday night on felony theft charges. Warrants allege 36-year old Kelly North and 38-year old Nicholas North of Hopkinsville stole a refrigerator and stove from a rental home when they were evicted earlier this summer. Both suspects are charged with complicity to felony...