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Kentucky State Police search for inmate who escaped in Hopkinsville

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.--Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help finding an inmate who escaped custody Friday. Police say John J. Neal was on a work release detail at Pioneers Incorporated located on Main Street in Hopkinsville. Neal escaped and was last seen wearing a dark colored hoodie,

FOX17.COM - 2018-03-23 15:23:04

Woman gets 10 years for stealing from Clarksville church

A former church worker accused of stealing more than $400,000 from First Presbyterian Church was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week after pleading guilty to theft over $60,000 and three counts of forgery. Connie Parker, 72, was accused of using the Clarksville church's credit card to pay $442

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 11:30:02

Standoff with police ends after 3 hours in northeast Clarksville

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Clarksville Police were in a three-

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-23 11:26:41

Museum of Historic Hopkinsville hosting 'Last Look' free days next week

The Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County will host Last Look days at the Pennyroyal Area Museum before closing for a major renovation. Free admission will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Special activities and a reception will be at

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-24 04:42:00

Man charged with drug possession, fleeing

Michael D. Evans, 52, Hopkinsville, was charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding over 10 mph, operating on a suspended operator's license, no regist

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-23 18:37:00

Report: Man drove wrong way into police lot

A Hopkinsville man was arrested just before 7 p.m. Wednesday after he allegedly drove the wrong way into the parking lot of the Hopkinsville Police Department. A Hopkinsville police report says Charles Osburn, 44, drove into the rear parking lot of HPD going the wrong direction, slamming on the brea

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-22 16:19:00

Christian County Sheriff's Office warns public about scams | ClarksvilleNow.com

Clarksville Now CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - The Christian County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) has seen an increase in scam attempts and scam victims in the past few weeks. These scams are related to: -IRS (Tax Scam) -Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer CCSO said the callers threaten t

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Clarksville man sentenced to 10 years in fatal shooting

A Clarksville man convicted in the fatal Nov. 17, 2015, shooting of Dalenzo Russell was sentenced to 10 years for voluntary manslaughter and 10 years for aggravated assault. Darcell Dominique Wright, 24, was originally charged with first-degree felony murder and especially aggravated robbery when hi

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 17:29:40

Clarksville man arrested for allegedly firing shots outside home - WSMV News 4

Police say a Clarksville man fired shots when his neighbor went to his house to check on him Thursday night. The victim said he was checking on his neighbor, Joseph Dunn, due to some recent erratic behavior. Dunn reportedly came to the door and told his neighbor to leave. The victim says Dunn was ho

WSMV - 2018-03-23 14:49:00

Toys 'R' Us in Clarksville begins going out of business sale

Thursday was a sad day for Toys 'R' Us in Clarksville, which is closing over the next few months as part of a national chain shutdown. But it was a great day for shoppers looking for deals in the first phase of liquidation sales. The sale began Thursday morning at the Clarksville location, 2821 Wil

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 14:57:27

Body believed to be that of missing woman found in Gallatin

Clarksville Now GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) - The body believed to be that of a missing Middle Tennessee Woman was found Thursday burned outside a barn in Gallatin. Metro and Gallatin Police said they recovered the body of 46-year-old Letitia Lane along Church St. Investigators said they're still waitin

CLARKSVILLENOW.COM - 2018-03-23 11:20:00

Man pleads guilty to arson, assault

Avoiding a jury trial, a Hopkinsville man opted to plead guilty the assault of his ex-girlfriend and to setting fire to an apartment duplex in June on Woodmill Road. Jamal A. Perry, 32, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Christian Circuit Court to second-degree degree arson, which was amended down from first


Oak Grove sewer rate increase proposed

The Hopkinsville City Council, in a Committee of the Whole meeting, Thursday, voted to forward a rate increase proposal for the city of Oak Grove sewer system to appear on the agenda of the April 17 council meeting, where it will be eligible for a vote. The rate increase is planned to pay for increa

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-03-23 05:09:00

Get the passports ready, I-Fest returns to town Friday

For those who want to travel the world and experience various cultures, Hopkinsville is bringing the world to town this weekend. The ninth annual International Festival kicks off 4-8 p.m. Friday night in the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Staff has already started setting up the rooms as of Wedne


High-speed chase comes to an end near Earlington

A Missouri man is facing a number of charges after he allegedly led police on a high- speed chase through Madisonville and Earlington. According to the Madisonville Police Department, officers received a complaint for a suspicious vehicle at approximately 12:16 a.m. Wednesday in the back parking lot


Explosive demolition of old US 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton set for April 11

The explosive demolition of two main spans on the old U.S. 68/KY 80 Lake Barkley Bridge at Canton has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, weather permitting. Over the last month, a demolition crew removed the concrete deck from the 86-year-old structure. A specialized demolition crew


Clarksville police in standoff with barricaded suspect

Clarksville Montgomery County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Clarksville police are working to get a barricaded suspect out of a hom


Man shot after confronting suspects breaking into his car - WSMV News 4

Man shot after confronting suspects breaking into his carMan shot after confronting suspects breaking into his car Updated: Saturday, March 17 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-03-17 21:32:07 GMT Metro police told News 4 it happened in the 1000 block of Thompson Place. More >> Metro police told News 4 it happene


Over 100 employers participating in job fair at Fort Campbell | ClarksvilleNow.com

Clarksville Now FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (CLARKSVILLENOW) - The Fort Campbell Soldier For Life-Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) will host its quarterly job fair on March 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to transitioning service members, veterans, family members, and the public. A


HPD: Fraudulent check reportedly deposited

A fraudulent check for $895 was reportedly deposited via a mobile app into an account at United Southern Bank with the knowledge it was fraudulent. The suspect's name was redacted and no arrested has been made, according to a Hopkinsville police report. A fraudulent check for $895 was reportedly dep