When he took the job as executive director of the Logan County Economic Alliance for Development in 2008, Tom Harned viewed it as a short-term post-retirement gig.
Thursday, August 05, 2021
Members of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Community Farm Alliance celebrated National Farmers Market Week during a Tuesday news conference at Bowling Green’s Community Farmers Market.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
In an email to faculty and staff, Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni announced Wednesday that everyone on the university’s campuses will be expected to wear a mask indoors, effective Monday.
A multiyear effort to repair sidewalks along state roads in the city received another boost at Tuesday’s meeting of the Bowling Green City Commission.
The Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center is preparing for its annual “Over The Edge” fundraiser.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
Justin Brooks, a battalion chief with the Bowling Green Fire Department, was appointed the department’s new chief Tuesday by the Bowling Green City Commission.
In July, as the delta variant of the coronavirus was fueling a spike of cases across the state, local school district leaders weighed their options ahead of another school year defined by a pandemic.
EDMONTON – Spirits were high Tuesday among Metcalfe County officials, largely because Kentucky’s spirits industry is reaching new heights.
Michelle Clemmons, 52, of Glasgow was greeted by members of her family and friends from her church, Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ, as she left the Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, after recovering from a six-month-long battle with COVID-19.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
A Bowling Green man convicted in connection with a fatal drug overdose was denied a bid for early release Tuesday.
With local COVID-19 cases increasing, T.J. Regional Health in Glasgow on Monday extended vaccine appointment availability from two to five days a week.
Thanks to its Community Cat Program, the Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society is now seeing its lowest cat euthanasia numbers in the facility’s history.
Its location along Interstate 65 is proving to be a great economic development tool for Franklin.
Monday, August 02, 2021
Two people accused of taking part in a robbery at Cash Express last week in Bowling Green were arrested Friday in Owensboro.
A man who had been scheduled to stand trial next month on murder and other charges had his trial date postponed as he prepares to testify later this month against his co-defendant.
Warren County Public Schools and Bowling Green Independent School District administrators say they’re ready to start directing millions of dollars they’ve received in federal coronavirus relief to resources and programs that help mitigate learning loss.
J. Warner Ventures Inc. has chosen Bowling Green for the site of a new Cheetah Clean Auto Car Wash that the company says will be the largest car-cleaning facility in Kentucky.
A juvenile who reportedly displayed a firearm at Beech Bend Park and threatened to kill someone faces criminal charges.
A Bowling Green man charged in a drive-by shooting has been indicted.
Sunday, August 01, 2021
Med Center Health decided to require all medical staff, students, residents, fellows and vendors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after the hospital saw a “sharp increase” in COVID-19 patients, Med Center Health Executive Vice President Wade Stone told the Daily News.
A man working with the Department of Homeland Security in Bowling Green has been named in a criminal complaint accusing him of receiving child pornography.
GLASGOW – Three businesses will be opening in Barren River Plaza – one by the end of the year and two by spring 2022.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
What began as a fun project to brew his own kombucha fermented into a fruitful business venture for Kilian Ballou – one of the young entrepreneurs at this year’s Kids Market, hosted at Bowling Green’s Community Farmers Market on Saturday.
Friday, July 30, 2021
A man arrested on suspicion of attempting to prevent police from finding a suspect in a murder investigation had his case sent Friday to a grand jury.
The remains of a woman found in Simpson County in 2001 have been identified by authorities.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
A man who robbed a German American Bank branch threatened to blow up the building and left a suspicious package there Thursday afternoon, police said.
As he watched about 20 Black middle-grades students play games and make new friends at Lost River Cave on Wednesday, Bowling Green Junior High School Principal Robert Lightning joyfully marked the launch of the school’s new Black Male Scholars program.
Fruit of the Loom is expanding operations at its Bowling Green distribution center with a 203,000- square-foot addition projected to create 50 jobs.
A woman accused of killing a man with a pellet gun reportedly used mailboxes outside her home as “target practice,” a city police detective testified.
Kentucky State Police is looking for a dark-colored passenger car that is believed to have left the scene of a fatal hit-and-run earlier this week in Barren County.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Warren County Public Schools and the Bowling Green Independent School District will not require students and staff to mask up when they return for full-capacity, in-person classes next week.
More than 1,000 people across the Barren River region participated Wednesday in United Way of Southern Kentucky’s annual “Day of Caring” extravaganza.
Warren County First Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Kim Geoghegan has been appointed as the newest Warren District Court judge, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of former Judge Sam Potter.
The case against a man accused in a deadly shooting on Collegeview Drive has been forwarded to a grand jury.
Community members will gather next week for an event that will pay tribute to one of Warren County’s longest-serving elected officials and raise funds for a cause close to him.
For the first time since March 2020, BG OnStage is set to perform for the public, with its latest production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” scheduled for this weekend.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Country music star Toby Keith will bring his “Country Comes to Town Tour” to Bowling Green Ballpark on Oct. 2, Bowling Green Hot Rods General Manager Eric Leach announced Tuesday.
Two members of Kentucky State Police Post 3 were formally recognized last week for their professionalism and dedication.
A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 165 led to the death of a Simpson County man.
Bowling Green firefighters responded Monday night to a residential fire.
MORGANTOWN – A Butler County woman is under indictment on a murder charge based on allegations that she wrapped a belt around a man and stabbed him.
A Barren County man died after he fell from the mini-bike he was driving and was struck by two vehicles.
Monday, July 26, 2021
Pointing to significant numbers of Kentuckians who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 and a highly contagious coronavirus strain he called “the most dangerous variant we’ve seen,” Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday issued a slate of “strong recommendations” for schools.
A woman suspected of involvement in a deadly shooting made her first court appearance Monday.
A few dozen members and supporters of the Kentucky Poor People’s Campaign rallied Monday at Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s Bowling Green office as part of what the group called a “Season of Nonviolent Moral Direct Action to Save Our Democracy.”
A Bowling Green check-cashing business was robbed Monday afternoon, and police are seeking information about the suspect.
Around 1,000 members of United Auto Workers Local 2164 gathered Saturday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of General Motors moving production of the Corvette from St. Louis to Bowling Green.
Police arrested two people in Logan County after locating a vehicle that had been reported stolen.
GLASGOW – Barren County magistrates had several questions last week about a planned judicial center project.
Sunday, July 25, 2021
The Bowling Green Police Department has arrested Alison Hargis in connection with a weekend shooting on Cherry Way that killed a 31-year-old Bowling Green man.
What role local government will play in trying to address Bowling Green’s homeless problem is still to be determined, but ideas that included creating an affordable housing trust fund and consolidating under one roof local agencies that deal with housing issues were at least brought into the…
The Daily News recently announced changes within its leadership team, including the naming of Scott Gaines as publisher and the transition of Pipes Gaines to publisher emeritus.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
The Bowling Green Police Department has identified a woman it is looking for in connection with a fatal shooting Saturday morning on Cherry Way.
Despite a change of scenery, the community once again donated hundreds of boxes of school supplies Saturday at the annual Wendy’s Stuff the Bus Live Event.
Friday, July 23, 2021
Reparations for a historic African American neighborhood displaced by Western Kentucky University’s expansion in the 1960s and dropping several campus names linked to slavery are the two main points of divergence between WKU President Timothy Caboni and the Naming and Symbols Task Force he f…
Often rendered impassable by a hard rain, the low-water ford on Little Beaver Creek Road in northern Warren County will soon be replaced by a bridge.
A suspect in a deadly shooting on Collegeview Drive was booked into the Warren County Regional Jail on Friday.
After nearly a quarter-century in operation, Bowling Green’s B&P Glass and Mirror has a new owner, one who hopes to continue the momentum the company built even during the global pandemic.
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