A Hopkinsville man was arrested and charged with DUI after hitting a parked car on Rose Drive early Saturday morning.
The Hopkinsville Police report from Officer Mark Goforth says 33-year old Deoreo Wilson of Hopkinsville had been traveling north near the 700 block of Rose Drive at a high rate of speed around 1:30, when he hit a vehicle parked on the right side of the road belonging to Lisa Cunningham.
Wilson's vehicle came within two inches of striking a residence at 718 Rose Drive.
Wilson allegedly failed field sobriety tests and blew a .199 on the breath test, well over twice the legal limit. He was arrested and charged with DUI and driving on a suspended license. Wilson and his passenger, 33-year old Tonya Soloman, went uninjured.
No one was in the parked vehicle.
A Hopkinsville woman went to the hospital after a rear-end collision on Fort Campbell Boulevard Friday afternoon.
The incident happened around 12:20, according to the Hopkinsville Police report from Officer Jason Barnes, which says 51-year old Linda Bronaugh of Hopkinsville had been stopped at at the traffic light at Skyline Drive.
Stopped behind her was a vehicle operated by 32-year old Michael Cotthoff of Hopkinsville, who thought Ms. Bronaugh had begun rolling again and hit the rear of her SUV. Ms. Bronaugh was taken by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center, while Cotthoff went uninjured.
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Elected officials, those hoping to become elected, local businesses and others gathered at Todd County Middle School Saturday night to raise money for a good cause.
Todd County Relay for Life’s second annual chili cookoff drew a good crowd and featured about a dozen different chilis—some very hot, some on the milder side and one or two with a taste of sugar.
Tami Sears and Carolyn Farmer are the co-chairs of this year’s Todd County Relay and Ms. Farmer says most loyal Relay supporters have been touched by cancer in some way.
Finding a cure for cancer is certainly personal for Farmer, as she lost her son Jeff to the disease in 2007.
The Elkton woman flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center following an accident on Russellville Road in Hopkinsville Friday afternoon has been allowed to go home.
A spokesperson for Vanderbilt University Medical Center says Betty Sydner of Elkton was treated for her injuries and released Friday. As previously reported, Hopkinsville Police said Ms. Sydner fell asleep at the wheel near the Bypass intersection around 3 o’clock and ran off the road.
Sydner’s SUV overturned, ejecting her to the ground.
Native dances, ethnic cuisines and vendors selling their crafts were just some of the activities featured at the 5th annual Hopkinsville-Christian County International Festival this weekend.
Many festival attendees say they enjoyed watching the dozens of cultural dances from India and the Philippines.
First time attendee, Addison Embry of South Carolina says her favorite performance was from the Polynesian dancers, who were elaborately dressed for each dance.