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'Cream of the crop': Hoptown rallies behind officer shot in line of duty

After Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the line of duty early Monday morning, the community quickly gathered to show their support to him, his family and the police department.


Teenager arrested after foot pursuit

A teenager was arrested around 5:40 p.m. Thursday on Butler Road and Legion Circle after a short foot pursuit, according to a Hopkinsville police report. Just before 5:30 p.m. an officer observed a vehicle fail to yield on East Seventh Street. The officer then began a traffic stop when the vehicle a


Kentucky deputy shot arresting Tennessee man

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--An officer in Kentucky was shot early Saturday morning by a Tennessee man. KSP reports officers with the Barren County Sheriff's Department and Glasgow Police Department were involved in a short chase of 37-year-old Jonathan D. Shelton of Smyrna, Tennessee.


Board of education approves nickel tax

The Christian County Board of Education approved a new nickel tax levy hike Thursday night during its regular session at the central office. After much debate, the vote was unanimous.


First responders: Heroes today and every day

In honor of Hopkinsville’s finest, our community showed strong support for a hometown hero this week. The event served a reminder that those who put their lives on the line for the well-being of others deserve our appreciation each and every day.


Tigers compete at state swimming

After winning a Region 1 championship last year, the Hopkinsville Tigers boys' swim team continued its upswing Friday as it reached the finals of two events at the 2019 Pannell Swim Shop/KHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Louisville.


Judge sets $1 million bond for R. Kelly

An Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. The R&B singer turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday.


One person killed after crashing into guard rail on Clarksville road

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – One person was killed after crashing a vehicle into a guard rail on Kennedy Lane in Clarksville. Police said the driver, identified as 49-year-old Cleveland Richardson, was traveling a Cooper Mini west on Kennedy Lane Thursday around 4:10 p.m.


Elks from across Kentucky attend downtown convention

Marty Harbolt’s father was a Pacific Fleet sailor during World War II. “When I started seeing him interact with his buddies that are all veterans as well, I knew it’s something I had to do,” said Harbolt of now 95-year-old Arnold Harbolt Sr., who is a hero to his son and the younger man’s inspiratio


Flooding closes Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge between Kentucky and Illinois

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Illinois has been closed because of flooding. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Friday that the U.S. 51 bridge connecting Kentucky to Cairo, Illinois would close Friday afternoon because land on the Kentucky side i


TBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Clarksville

NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday morning in Clarksville.


Man shot and killed by police in Clarksville during pursuit on foot

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) -Special Agents with thte Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Clarksville.


Blazers down Colonels for crown

For the second year in a row, the University Heights Academy Blazers took down Christian County on their home floor for the 8th District tournament championship, but on Thursday they did it as the No. 3 team in the state.


Police searching for man wanted on charges in two Kentucky counties

RADCLIFF, KY (WAVE) - Radcliff Police have asked for help locating a wanted man. Officials said Kenneth Smith, 58, has an active felony arrest warrant for criminal possession of a forged instrument.


WATCH: Drone footage shows flooding Clarksville area

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – A Flood Warning remains in effect for Clarksville-Montgomery County through the rest of the weekend as heavy rain continues. See drone footage from recent flooding in Clarksville, courtesy of Chris Valiante:


Kentucky State Police investigating after officer shot in Barren County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after an officer was shot early Saturday morning. Police say it happened around 2 a.m. central time in Glasgow, Kentucky, which is in Barren County.


Mudslides close roads across Eastern Kentucky

(WYMT) - Here is a list of roads closed due to mudslides Saturday. In Letcher County there is a mudslide on KY 931 at the top of Sandlick Mountain. The road is shut down as crews clear the slide.


Lady Cols win district title in double OT

It took eight extra minutes, but the Christian County Lady Colonels walked off their home court with their second-straight 8th District championship Thursday at CCHS. While Hopkinsville controlled most of regulation, it was Christian County that came away with the 61-51 win in double overtime.


Free Fishing Days For Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois For 2019

While it may still be February and chilly outside, it's never too early to think about fishing. There are many areas around the Tri-State to put your fishing skills to the test, but if you are 17 and older, you must purchase your fishing license first. However, there are a few days this year when a


Fired Kentucky Amazon employee sues over bathroom breaks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A former Amazon employee in Kentucky who suffers from Crohn's disease is suing the company over his dismissal for what he says was a need for more bathroom breaks.