Local News Wednesday, June 12

Today:   Sunny and 82

18Earlington 0611 A new Hopkins County town will have its own Farmers Market.  They’re calling today’s event in Earlington a soft opening.  The location will be at 19-67 Championship Drive.  Officials say they are hoping it becomes a weekly event.  The Earlington Farm Market will be from 9 until noon.

44MADISONVILLE 0611 The Madisonville police are describing how the five-year-old son of a woman who was manifestly under the influence of a controlled substance reported his mother’s condition. The police were notified to report to the Take Five Car Wash on Chelsa Drive because 45-year-old Heather Weideman’s son could not get her to wake up.  When the officer arrived, she was very unsteady on her feet and could not answer the officer’s questions.  When he asked for her I-D, Weideman handed him her credit card.  At the jail, she was found to be in possession of counterfeit Percoset pills known to officers to be laced with fentanyl. Weideman is charged with four crimes, including endangering the welfare of a minor.

48WASHINGTON DC 0611 This week in Washington,  House Republicans will move to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress for defying lawful subpoenas. Kentucky Congressman James Comer spoke about this recently on Fox News.  He noted that the White House has shown it is willing to alter transcripts to protect Joe Biden’s image. He also said…

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Mr. Comer says he intends to show that Hunter and James Biden lied to congress.

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



Today:   Sunny and 82

28MADISONVILLE 0610 The Madisonville police are reporting the arrest of a man who provided them with a fake name.  41-year-old Antonio Clay was warned that not giving his real name was a crime , but he still chose not to give his real name.  A search of the vehicle uncovered the Illinois license for Antonio Clay.  The photo on the license verified who he was. Then it was found that there was an out-of-state arrest warrant for Clay.    Marijuana was then located in his vehicle.  

25MADISONVILLE 0611 In Hopkins County, a quick lane change without signaling is what led to a traffic stop that led to four arrests on Friday afternoon.  The officer found that Anya Dunn had a suspended license. A search of the car produced bags of fentanyl, and a B-B gun that looked like a Glock.   Arrested with Dunn and charged with fentanyl trafficking was Jermani Dunn.

28MADISONVILLE 0610 One of the new city programs that’s gaining traction is the Chamber Ambassador program.  Jeannie Morris says she certainly enjoyed learning about the mission of the city.

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The city will soon be receiving applications for the new term.

27MADISONVILLE 0611 This is for Hopkins and Muhlenberg County residents who could use assistance with rent and utility bills.  The Salvation Army has launched an online portal to enhance service delivery.  The Salvation Army will continue to provide in-person assistance at its location in Madisonville at 805 McCoy Ave. To use the online application, here’s the address: S-A Help dot m-e.  

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