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From the News Edge: Kentucky State Police Detectives have charged 36-year old Ryan Champion with the deaths of his mother, father, and sister. He is also being criminally charged with the death of Vito Riservato. State Police have formally charged Ryan Champion with (4) counts of Capital Murder and (1) count of Capital Kidnapping.............................................................FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Trigg County 20 Calloway County 7 ---- Fort Campbell 31 Barren County 7 ---- Franklin Simpson 40 Hopkinsville 37 (2OT) ---- Mayfield 40 Caldwell County 12 ---- Murray 48 Fulton County 6 ---- Madisonville 56 Apollo 28 ---- Union County 36 Hopkins Central 15 ---- Warren East 43 Logan County 0 ---- Graves County 38 Marshall County 6.

Posted: Monday, 11 August 2014 10:10PM

Faulkner Involved In Hurricane Search And Rescue



A hometown boy is making national news after his involvement in the search and rescue of sailors lost in hurricane Julio.
 

Coast Guard LT Garrett Faulkner, brother of the News Edge's own Travis Faulkner and Hopkinsville native, will appear on Good Morning America Tuesday morning after he piloted the Coast Guard plane that helped three sailors lost when Hurricane Julio brushed past the Hawaiian Islands.

The sailboat was on its way to California when it lost power and was adrift 414 miles off the coast of Oahu. LT Faulkner piloted the HC-130 Hercules into the hurricane to find the 42 foot sailboat with three men onboard.   He and his crew were on scene for more than four hours providing aid to the three men and arranging a pickup. A Good Samaritan container ship agreed to stop and pick up the men up Monday morning. Another Coast Guard plane relieved Faulkner and his crew after several hours. The sailboat was lost but the men were recovered by a Maston container ship and returned to safety.
 

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