Tri-State News

Local State Representative Indicted on Charges


FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 29, 2014) – Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the indictment of Kentucky State Representative  “Ben” Waide, 51, of Madisonville, for alleged violations of Kentucky campaign finance laws.  This mo

Ohio County Man Arrested on Arson Charges Monday


            A man is in custody after being charged with Arson after an incident in Ohio County Monday afternoon.             According to Kentucky State Police, the

Reward Offered in Area Vandalism Cases


            More vandalism has been reported in the area, which has prompted the issue of a reward by Crime Stoppers.             We first reported last week of a st

Todd County Lands New Manufacturing Facility


            Local and State officials gathered in Todd County this (Tuesday) afternoon to announce seventy-five new jobs coming to their county.             Californ

Foot Pursuit Leads to Arrest in Muhlenberg County Sunday


            A brief foot pursuit in Muhlenberg Sunday led to an arrest of a man on a series of drug related charges.             Kentucky State Police were in Drakes

Madisonville Police Investigating Possible Kidnapping Case


            Madisonville Police are investigating a case where a City man was allegedly held against his will early Sunday morning.             Just after midnight,

Whitfield Responds to Ethics Complaint


     KENTUCKY U.S. CONGRESSMAN ED WHITFIELD SPOKE TODAY TO REPORTERS ABOUT AN ETHICS COMPLAINT THAT HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST HIM BY THE PERFORMANCE SHOW HORSE ASSOCIATION. WHITFIELD IS CURRENTLY SPONSORING LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROHIBIT SORI

Arrest Made after Meth Find in Ohio County Residence Sunday Night


            Information on possible drug activity in Ohio County Sunday night led to an alleged meth find and an arrest.             Kentucky State Police responded

Stolen Items Found in Nortonville Saturday Night, Arrest Made


            A search warrant, served Saturday night at a Nortonville residence, turned up some alleged stolen items from Muhlenberg County.             The Hopkins C

Ohio County Traffic Stop Early Sunday Leads to Arrest


            An early morning traffic stop Sunday morning in Ohio County sent the driver to jail on drug charges.             Kentucky State Police stopped Bradley Wa

Holiday World Announces New Steel Coaster in 2015


            Holiday World theme park finally gave the news many had been waiting for.  A new steel roller coaster will be ready to go when the park opens next spring.         

MCC Announces Late Registration Information


Madisonville Community College has announced late registration information for the upcoming fall 2014 semester.   Madisonville Community College’s Fall 2014 late registration begins Friday, August 1st and continues through Friday, August 15th.&

Hopkins County Weekly Restaurant Inspections


Food Scores Thru July 25, 2014

Open Houses, Schedule Pick-Ups Set for Hopkins County Schools


Open Houses, Orientations and Schedule Pick-Ups have been set for Hopkins County Schools. Here is the schedule: Browning Springs Middle School – New Student Registration, July 28, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.          &

MCC to Host Open House Events


Madisonville Community College (MCC) will be hosting two open house events on July 31 for individuals to learn more about programs of study, career assessment, financial aid, transfer opportunities, admissions and registration.   From 8 a.m. until 7

Hopkins County's Most Wanted


Information courtesy of Madisonville Police and Hopkins County Crimestoppers Link to Hopkins County CrimeStoppers If you have any information on the following persons, please call Crime Stoppers at 270-825-1111 or Hopkins County Central Dispatch a