Local News Tuesday, May 14


Today:   Showers and 75

36MADISONVILLE 0508 The driver of a Toyota Corolla is facing three charges in Madisonville.  After running his license plate, the M-P-D did a traffic stop on Donald Dugger on East  Center Street Tuesday morning.  The  computer encouraged the officers to verify proof of insurance.  Dugger said he had no insurance.  He  told the officer that if he was taken to jail, he would die due to his methadone addiction.  The k-9 came and  located some marijuana in the floorboard.  Dugger was charged with failure to have insurance and with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

24MADISONVILLE 0430 The Madisonville police say a traffic stop on South Main last week is what led to seven charges.  37-year-old Tina Sandefur of Providence could not produce a driver’s license.  When her Dodge Durango was searched, it produced a glass pipe with meth residue, and several bottles of pills that were improperly stored.  Sandefur’s charges include being in possession of meth and hydrocodone.

25MADISONVILLE 0509 A relatively new program at the Hopkins County Jail is a win-win.  Every Wednesday, volunteers spend time with the dogs at the Humane Society which is located next door to the jail on Laffoon Trail, .  The dogs love the human contact and the inmates love the dogs.  Channel 14 is reporting that the inmates get community service credit for walking, playing with, and loving the dogs.

28KENTUCKY 0503 This is Mental Health Awareness Month.  Governor Beshear says many people have endured trama, but now, there are more tools to provide help.   One of them is the 9-8-8 Crisis Number.

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Again, that’s the 9-8-8 Crisis Line.

From the C-Plant Federal Credit Union Newsroom,   I’m Boyce Tate.



Today:   Showers and 75

25 MADISONVILLE 0506 As you can imagine, cops are pretty good at identifying drivers who appear to be intoxicated.  36-year-ol Amanda Eisenhower of Madisonville was pulled over on Friday afternoon on Stagecoach Road after the officer perceived her driving to be careless.  She had slurred speech and struggled to maintain the conversation.  Eisenhower  had multiple pill bottles in her Mercury Sable.    

18PROVIDENCE 0513 The Providence police are commenting about some threatening comments made on Friday by a student at the elementary school.  School officials are not releasing all of the details, except to say that the School Resource Officer handled it will.  School officials say the safety of the children is always the top priority.

30KENTUCKY 0508 Many are hoping the state will expand uninterrupted health coverage for very young children.  Emily Beauregard is with Kentucky Voices for Health.  She says Kentucky covers kids through Medicaid and K-CHIP for one year continuously.  

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0522 26MUHLENBERG COUNTY 0510 In Greenville, a grand opening is on the schedule at the high school. On Wednesday morning, the 22nd at 10, the ribbon will be cut on the National Fitness Campaign Court.  It’s located next to Felix E. Martin, Jr. Hall.  It features seven workout stations.  This organizations credited for this project are the school district, Owensboro Health, and the Felix E. Martin, Jr. Foundation.

10HOPKINS COUNTY 0405 Once again, the painted bicycles will be making an appearance around Madisonville.  The Community Service Road Crews at the county jail have been doing a lot of painting for the Woman’s Club.

From the C-Plant Federal Credit Union Newsroom,   I’m Boyce Tate.