Cadiz, Ky. – The polls opened this morning in Trigg County for an election to determine whether the county will repeal prohibition. Yesterday County Clerk Wanda Thomas estimated 50 to 60 percent of the county's registered voters would turn out today. As of mid-morning, she says, the turnout is consistent with her estimation. At about 10 AM, the clerk's office began counting absentee ballots. The polls close at 6 PM today.
Clarksville, TN – A pedestrian in Clarksville, Tennessee was hit and killed by a car last night. Police say 37-year-old Michael James Price was crossing Fort Campbell Boulevard when he was hit by a Honda Civic driven by 72-year-old Geraldine Benne. Price's body left the ground and impacted into the windshield and he died at the scene. Police allege Price was on foot after leaving the scene of an accident earlier last night, where he had run his car into a ditch.