Shot Fired During Hopkinsville Gas Station Fight
A fight between two men at a gas station at the intersection of West 7th Street and Glass Avenue in Hopkinsville led to a shot being fired Thursday afternoon. Hopkinsville Police say they were called for a report of shots fired in the parking lot and found that two men had gotten into a physical altercation and one of the men had fired a shot hitting the other man’s truck.
Man Flown To Hospital After Falling From A Roof
A man was flown to a Nashville hospital after falling from a roof in Fairview Thursday afternoon. Christian County emergency personnel say a 50-year-old man fell off a roof on Britmart Road and was flown to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville for back injuries. The extent of his injuries was...
This City in Kentucky Was Just Named One of the “Dangerous Cities” in the Entire Country
Kentucky is a state known for its natural beauty, bourbon, horse racing, and bluegrass music. But it also has some dark spots that tarnish its reputation. According to the latest FBI crime data, some cities in Kentucky have higher rates of violent and property crimes than the national average. In this article, we will reveal which city in Kentucky was just named one of the most dangerous cities in the entire country, and why it earned this dubious distinction.
Hopkinsville shooting victim identified
A Hopkinsville man involved in an early Tuesday morning shooting has been identified. Hopkinsville police said Wednesday the victim is identified as Jamarius Leavell. Investigators were called to a home at the intersection of Short 19th Street and Twyman Court where the shooting occured. Leavell was discovered shot in the...
Two Vehicles Found Damaged In Hopkinsville
Two vehicles at an automotive dealership on Fort Campbell Boulevard were found damaged Wednesday morning. Hopkinsville Police say a 2016 Dodge Charger and a 2015 Dodge Charger were found to have over $1,000 in damage. No arrest has been made but the report lists the charge as two counts of...
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in hopkinsville, KY?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near hopkinsville.
Hopkinsville Christmas Parade
Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation staff have decided to move the Hopkinsville Electric System & EnergyNet Night Christmas Parade to Saturday, December 16th. The decision has come as a result of the weather forecast for the upcoming weekend continuing to predict thunderstorms, high winds, and heavy rainfall. “We understand that rescheduling...
Nortonville man charged with assault, wanton endangerment
A Nortonville man is facing charges of assault and wanton endangerment after he allegedly struck a tow-truck driver with a vehicle Wednesday afternoon on East 23rd Street. According to the Hopkinsville police report, officers responded to East 23rd for reports of a disturbance in reference to a tow truck attempting to pick up a vehicle that was abandoned on private property. Investigation determined that 23-year-old Trystan Gilkey of Nortonville got into an altercation with the driver.
Hopkinsville woman charged with felony theft
A Hopkinsville woman is facing a felony theft charge in relation to a theft from a Oak Hurst Drive home. According to the Hopkinsville Police Department report, 39-year-old Kaylyn Hetrick is accused having taking various items of jewelry from the home when she had no legal right to do so. The total value of items taken was reportedly over $5,000.
Several Items Taken In Hopkinsville Burglary
Several items were taken out of a vacant home on East 2nd Street in Hopkinsville Wednesday morning. Hopkinsville Police say two drills, a saw, two extension cords, collectibles, three office chairs, several comic books, and construction gloves were taken out of the home and the screen door was broken. The...
High Street Apartment Damaged In Fire
An apartment on High Street In Hopkinsville was damaged in a fire Thursday morning. Hopkinsville Firefighters say just before 1 a.m. a fire that started on the stove while cooking damaged the area around the stove but was quickly extinguished by the people in the apartment before firefighters arrived. A...
School board approves new elevator contract for consolidated high school
The Christian County School Board discussed and approved the rescinding of their contract with Otis Elevator Company and approved a contract with DC Elevators for five hydraulic elevators at the new consolidated high school at their special called meeting on Thursday. District Technology Director, Jason Wilson says they were not...
Loss, recovery and rebuilding: Governor Beshear reflects on the aftermath of the December 10, 2021 tornado
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – On Thursday, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear provided an update on recovery efforts in Western Kentucky ahead of this weekend’s 2-year anniversary of the EF-4 tornado that struck the region in 2021. The tornado claimed the lives of 81 people as it made its way...
Power Tools Reported Stolen In Hopkinsville
Power tools were reported stolen on East 7th Street in Hopkinsville Tuesday morning. Hopkinsville Police say two Kobalt drills were taken in a burglary that happened on Saturday. The tools have a combined value of $500. No arrest has been made.
Trial date set in former daycare employee abuse case
A trial date has been set in the case against Deshayla Day, the former First Baptist Church Daycare employee who is charged with first-degree criminal abuse. Graves County Commonwealth’s Attorney Richie Kemp is the special prosecutor in this case and confirmed to the judge in Christian Circuit Court Wednesday morning that he is still available to prosecute, as the conflict of interest does remain in the local office.
Donations Sought To Brighten Holiday Season For Women In Local Shelter
While most of the holiday needs have been met for families seeking services through Sanctuary, Inc., donations are still being accepted to make the season even brighter for women in the local shelter. Communications and Community Engagement Coordinator Zirconia Vansauwa said a campaign was held in November to collect items...
PHOTOS – Christian County Lady Colonels vs Henderson County
It was a battle of the southern Lady Colonels and the northern Lady Colonels as Christian County hosted Henderson County Thursday night. YSE was there for the action and got these pics. Take a look.
08 (A) Christian School Board SBDMs
Good things are happening in the Christian County Public School System and Thursday night, the School Board heard about them from the Site Based Councils for all the schools. Superintendent Chris Bentzel says the presentations are required, but this makes them less stressful. Sinking Fork Elementary School Site Based Council...
Imagination Librarian shares program efforts, community goals
After taking on the role of the Hopkinsville-Christian County Imagination Librarian in June, Nickie Gaffney shared how the library has expanded its activities in community and her plans for the future at Thursday’s Kiwanis Club meeting. The Imagination Library is a national program founded by country singer Dolly Parton...
Kentucky, U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Relay Focal Points At Chamber Breakfast
With all eyes on the 60-day 2024 Kentucky General Assembly session and the Commonwealth’s biennium budget, state leaders in business and commerce will be looking to actively galvanize around record economic growth and the continued positive rebound against the pandemic. Urging advocacy and public policy, this was the cogent...