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Former Hopkinsville HS Band Director, Wife Arraigned In Christian Circuit Court

Cory Sharber
Jordan Seth Peveler as he appeared before Circuit Judge John Atkins on Wednesday, July 3.

Former Hopkinsville High School Band Director Jordan Seth Peveler and his wife, former assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Hannah Peveler, both entered not guilty pleas in their arraignments on Wednesday.

Jordan Seth Peveler is facing nine felony charges involving rape, sodomy and an unlawful transaction with a minor. The indictment describes the alleged incidents as taking place in a school instrument closet and in his home. The unlawful transaction involves providing marijuana to a minor.  

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Hannah Peveler leaving the courtroom following her arraignment on Wednesday, July 3.

Hannah Peveler is facing three counts of tampering with a witness. She worked in Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Boling’s office and has resigned.

Their pre-trial conferences are scheduled for September 4 at 8:30 a.m. A special judge will be appointed for both cases. Circuit Judges Andrew Self and John Atkins both recused themselves.

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