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Report: Taco Bell disturbance led to drugs, gun charges

A disturbance call led to drugs and gun charges for a Hopkinsville man at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday on Phelps Avenue, according to a Hopkinsville police report. Dispatchers received a call from Taco Bell on West Seventh Street and were given a vehicle description of a gold Mercury Grand Marquis in connectio

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 16:08:00

Accused PJ's shooter may be released pending trial

Stevie L. Bacon (left) speaks to his attorney, Michael Thompson, after being denied furlough Wednesday in Christian Circuit Court.Melissa Pettitt | Kentucky New Era A man accused in an April shooting at a nightclub may soon be granted pretrial release on an ankle monitor. Stevie L. Bacon, 27, is cha

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 21:16:00

Hopkinsville PD officer resigns after entering, searching home w - WSMV Channel 4

A Hopkinsville police officer is out of a job after an internal investigation found he violated the constitutional rights of several people. Body-camera footage obtained by the News 4 I-Team shows exactly why Officer Jason Brent resigned from the Hopkinsville Police Department. The video showed Bren

WSMV - 2017-09-18 23:09:00

Rack Room Shoes opens in Hopkinsville Towne Center | ClarksvilleNow.com

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - Family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes will open the doors to its newest location on Thursday, September 21 in the brand new Hopkinsville Towne Center, located at Lovers Lane and Fort Campbell Boulevard. The retailer, known for its ongoing "Buy One Get One 50 P

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2017-09-19 19:52:13

Report: Faulty repairs caused fatal Army helicopter crash

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An improperly installed part caused a helicopter to crash in rural Tennessee, killing the two 101st Airborne Division pilots aboard, according to an Army report. A U.S. Army Aircraft Incident Report obtained by USA Today Network-Tennessee says the Apache helicopter, which t

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Stabbing victim's name, new details released

A identify of the man reportedly stabbed Tuesday morning in downtown Hopkinsville was revealed in a Hopkinsville police report. William Catus, 54, Hopkinsville, was walking on South Virgina Street in the area of the veteran's clinic when he was approached by a man who allegedly stabbed him in the st

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 22:29:00

Salvation Army Christmas assistance sign-ups begin Oct. 2

The Salvation Army Hopkinsville will begin sign-ups for their annual Christmas assistance program from Oct. 2 at 310 E. Seventh St. Interested parties will need to bring a valid photo identification, certified birth certificates for children 12 and under, verification of income, current utility bill

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-21 04:55:00

HRC looks at landlord-tenant issues

Lydia Cotto-Rivera signed a new lease Tuesday with the Housing Authority of Hopkinsville, and she can't wait to move into a two-bedroom apartment in Pennyrile Homes with her son. "I can't believe it, we finally got it," she said. "My son didn't want to go to school today he was so excited." The moth

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-21 04:38:00

Small part played huge role in deadly Fort Campbell helicopter crash

Military personnel were on site Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 after an Apache helicopter crashed the night before. The wreckage is still there, in a soy bean farm and investigators have told the owner they plan to be there for another 96 hours. Stephanie Ingersoll/Leaf Chronicle The training mission was h

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 03:15:09

Police: Man shot in the leg after answering his front door

The man, whose name has not been released, told police he answered his front door and was shot in the leg. Two men reportedly shot multiple rounds at his home, said Hopkinsville police. Police found out about the shooting when the man showed up at the hospital, said police, adding his injuries are n

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-19 16:34:00

Brenda's Snack Shack opens for business

The manager of Brenda's Snack Shack wants all troubles and technology left at the door, so guests can have a good time. Brenda Hanson, 48, Hopkinsville, is the manager of the 1950s-themed deli and ice cream parlor that opened Friday. "I actually just have always had a love for the past," she said, a

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by truck

A woman was sent to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle at approximately 3:45 p.m. Monday on West Seventh Street, according to a Hopkinsville police report. Dan H. Hancock, 54, Hopkinsville, told police he was driving approximately 40 mph on West Seventh Street when he observed a woman, Ash

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-19 18:33:00

KNE Editorial: City commended for immediacy and transparency

In wake of a recent internal investigation that led to the resignation of a Hopkinsville police officer, we thought it was appropriate to recognize the city of Hopkinsville for how the situation was handled - both during and after the investigation. When news of officer Jason Brent's resignation was

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 13:42:00

First Christian Women prepare for Oct. 7 community yard sale

First Christian women at work Members of the Christian Women's Fellowship at First Christian Church (from left) Karen Jones, Theresa Myers, Kathy Davis, Ann Noffsinger and Lois Jackson are sorting and pricing items for an Oct. 7 yard sale at their Hopkinsville Street church. The women's group invite

PRINCETON TIMES LEADER - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Hoptown receives grant for trail

The Hopkinsville City Council accepted a $200,000 grant from Kentucky Department of Local Government for the construction of two trails along the Hopkinsville Greenway System near the dog park. At the meeting the city unanimously agreed to match 50 percent of the funds, as required by the grant. The

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 04:52:00

Trilogy Center receives $200K grant

The Department for Local Government has approved funding for a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant that will be used to provide assistance to the Trilogy Center for Women in Hopkinsville. Operated by the Pennyroyal Center, Trilogy is a long-term recovery center for women suffering from substa

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 04:51:00

County emergency director's eclipse efforts are recognized

Christian County Emergency Management Director Randy Graham has been recognized for his contributions during the 2017 Great American Eclipse. Graham was awarded the Kentucky Emergency Management Association's annual Catalyst Award Sept. 11 during the Kentucky Emergency Services Conference in Louisvi

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

Taste of the Pennyrile fundraiser set for Thursday

The largest food event on this side of the state will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday at the James E. Bruce Convention Center, 303 Conference Center Drive. The 16th annual Taste of the Pennyrile will feature 31 vendors from restaurants, distilleries, specialty food stores and more, serving up their best bi

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-19 22:15:00

Man found sleeping in his vehicle charged with possession of drugs

A Clifty man was charged with possession of drugs after he allegedly fell asleep in his vehicle Tuesday. Police were called to the Maxfuel on Canton Street for a person passed out in a vehicle and allegedly found Ashley M. Wilson, 34, passed out with the motor running, according to a Hopkinsville po

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-19 03:37:00

Man allegedly hid spice from police

A Hopkinsville man was charged with tampering with physical evidence and possession of synthetic drugs Monday morning on East 21st Street. Patrick L. Safford, 34, was stopped by police after he allegedly circled the James Village parking lot. He reportedly fled on foot and was found by a police K9 h

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-19 03:36:00