Local News Wednesday, July 10

Today:   Gradual clearing and 82

17MADISONVILLE 0709 The Madisonville man charged with murder and possession by a convicted felon is on trial at the Justice Center.   23-year-old Raleigh Lamar is charged in the shooting death of  27-year-old Terrance Minor in February of last last year at the Cross Creek Apartments.  

17MADISONVILLE 0708 A Madisonville cop is credited with ending a fight between two brothers in the 400 block of Arch Street.  At one point, the two were in the middle of the road.  The officer was able to get the two separated, and Vernon Wilson in handcuffs.  Wilson was transported to the detention center.  

32Madisonville 0708 Madisonville is seeing flooding more often in locations that hardly ever flooded. City engineer Lincoln Fugal says the older areas of town have storm drains that are 70 to 80 years of age.

Lincoln Fugal 0708c…17″…collapse.

Fugal expects the solution to be quite costly.

23WESTERN KENTUCKY 0708 The Green River Wellness MIssion Innovative Readiness Training is being deemed a success.  During the free, 11-day event in Henderson that started on June 15th, well over 34-hundred medical procedures were  performed.   Over 16-hundred patients received medical, dental, or vision care. Service members provided over one point six million dolllars in services.

0802 19OWENSBORO 0709 The ship described as the last fully operational World War 2 Landing Ship will be docking in Owensboro at English Park.  Guided tours will be available of the L-S-T 3-25  on August 2nd and 3rd. The 1942 ship offers an interactive exhibit.

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



Today:   Gradual clearing and 82

19HOPKINS COUNTY 0709 Weather conditions are delaying the maintenance work at the CSX rail crossings.  Work is underway at Hospital Drive and West Broadway in Madisonville.  On Thursday, the project will continue at in Earlington at West Moss Avenue.  More maintenance projects will also be addressed by CSX in Hopkins and Christian counties.

31MADISONVILLE 0708 The police officer who made contact with a driver who parked in the 200 block of North Main Street could not help but notice that he had an open can of Bud Ice.  The police report also states that 43-year-old Manual Baltazar of Madisonville and his G-M Terrain had an alcoholic smell.  When he failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Test, he was transported to jail.  Baltazar was charged with three violations, including operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

29KENTUCKY 0702 Mental Health America of Kentucky is reporting more residents are struggling with a mental health crisis.  Director Marcie Timmerman says the Commonwealth is at an advantage because most calls are answered by someone in the state who has training.

Marcie Timmerman 0702a…14″…response.

25KENTUCKY 0709 The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has an update on their scholarship program.  It’s the state’s primary pipeline to recruit engineers.  28 new students are in the program to pursue careers as civil engineers, construction managers, and engineering technologists.  The scholarship program that offers tuition assistance, work experience, and full-time employment opportunities is now in its 76th year.  

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