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Two HCHS students facing felonies over teacher assaults

By Dave Taylor Two Hancock County High School students are facing felony charges after two separate assaults on teachers at the school on back-to-back days. Seth William Clark, 18, and an unnamed 16-year-old juvenile are each charged with 3rd degree assault of a teacher, a Class D felony, and a misdemeanor charge of abuse of…

Sheriff Bozarth attacked during routine transfer

By Dave Taylor A routine transfer turned dramatic Friday when a resident of the Oaks Personal Care Home assaulted the police officer who came to give him a ride. A district judge had ordered that 40-year-old Justin Childers Beach be taken for a mental health evaluation at Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville, so an officer…

Nightlight sparks fire, neighbors save family’s apartment

By Dave Taylor After hearing of the source of a recent fire at Windward Heights Apartments, the complex’s co-owner is spreading the word about the potential dangers of an item common in many homes: nightlights. Julie Vogt, co-owner of Creekside Ventures, which owns the apartments, said that the January 19 fire was caused by a…

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