Local News: Thurs. April 17


The Adair County Fire Department responded  to an automobile fire at 8:49 PM Wednesday night at the 54 mile marker on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Pkwy.

Destroyed in the fire was a 2004 Mazda van owned by Jimmy Grider of Russell Springs. 13 firemen were on the scene for 30 minutes and the van was a total loss.


Governor Steve Beshear Wednesday joined company officials and local leaders to celebrate the opening of Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems Inc. in Russell Springs.

The Germany-based automotive supplier cut the ribbon on its $29 million parts manufacturing operation. The plant will create 155 full-time jobs.

Dr. Schneider Automotive Systems began renovating the former Hitachi Cable building in Russell Springs in the fall of 2013. The 64,000-square-foot plant will manufacture parts for companies such as Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Audi and more.



The City of Greensburg has issued a One Call alert reporting a missing  9-month-old male child.

The baby was reported missing on Tues., April 15, just after NoonCT. The child's uncle reported the child's non-custodial mother had take the child from 335 Arnett Bishop Road, where the child resided with his court-appointed custodian, Tom Davis, and where the mother, 42 year old Cindy Richardson was temporarily staying.

Richardson was alone at the residence with the infant when she stole a black 2006 Ford F150 Pickup belonging to and left with the infant.

Authorities have reason to believe that Richardson and the infant are currenly in Chattanooga, TN, area, where she has family.

Richardson is a 42-year-old white female, 5-5, 160 pounds, blue eyes, brown hair. The license plate of the Ford F150 is Kentucky 638-MNJ.

Please contact the Green County Sheriff's Department at 270-932-5641 or  Kentucky State Police at 1800-222-5555 if you have any info. on Richardson's whereabouts.