Pennyrile drug task forceHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (6/1914) — The Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force sponsored a Heroin Summit at the Pennyrile Area Development District in Hopkinsville, Ky. for law enforcement, June 18, 2014.

The event was co-sponsored by the Christian County Sheriff's Department and the Hopkinsville Police Department. William "Bill" Mark, Director of the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force, along with Michael Kappes of the NKDSF and Greg Salmons of the Covington Fire Department were the guest speakers.

Northern Kentucky has been plagued by the heroin epidemic.

As prescription drugs become more difficult to obtain, many addicts are turning to heroin as an alternative. The training proved to be very beneficial to law enforcement.

There were approximately 50 persons in attendance from various counties within the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force coverage area.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lori Blakeley

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Miners Land in Runner Up Position for OVL Championship

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (8/2/15) ― The Dubois County Bombers, playing at home, edged the Madisonville Miners 3-2 on Friday to… Read More

MCCH Blood Donor Center Receives Positive Report

MURRAY, Ky. (8/1/15) — The Blood Donor Center at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was given a stellar “no deficiencies”… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6092

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3822

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3609

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3587

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2730

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16502

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15460

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2384

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2246

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1692

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1211

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1053

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 784

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 712

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 619

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 604

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News