GLASGOW – A clarification was made during the Glasgow Electric Plant Board’s board of directors’ meeting Tuesday regarding Superintendent William Ray’s position.
Friday, February 26, 2021
GLASGOW – An architectural firm has been chosen to design the new Barren County Judicial Center.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Amid a spate of Confederate markers and statues being removed nationally, a historical marker at Fairview Cemetery regarding Confederate soldier Thomas Hines, who was termed on the sign as the “most dangerous man of Confederacy,” is being moved back 500 feet from its prominent spot on Fairvi…
Kentucky is continuing to ramp up its rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, with Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday announcing 119 additional sites across the state, bringing the state’s total to 410 locations.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former Edmonson County teacher on allegations that he attempted to solicit sexually explicit material from a minor online.
A Bowling Green woman was arrested Wednesday after a child in her care claimed to have been struck by her after reporting allegations of sexual abuse.
A traffic stop Wednesday in Cave City led to the arrest of a man on suspicion of dealing methamphetamine.
As part of its Flags for Kids program, the Bowling Green Rotary Club donated $900 to Lost River Cave on Wednesday that will be used to install a nature-based seesaw in the Monticello Banking Co. Nature Explore Playscape.
Firefighters from Smiths Grove, Richardsville and Gott Fire Departments were called to the scene of a house fire on the 2100 block of Smiths Grove Oakland Road on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. According to Smiths Grove Fire Chief Kenneth Priddy, units arrived to a fully-involved fire with reports …
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Thursday, February 25, 2021
In addition to being convenience stores, Speedway locations in the area have served as convenient locations this month for people to donate food to people in need.
GLASGOW – The Glasgow City Council has chosen not to adopt Robert’s Rules of Order, which has been called America’s foremost guide to parliamentary procedure.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Bowling Green’s Bob Evans restaurant has closed for good.
Following pushback from some parents, the Warren County Public Schools Board of Education signed off on a plan to redraw attendance lines at several elementary schools to clear the way later this year for the new Cumberland Trace Elementary School.
A man arrested in Bowling Green after police uncovered a scam that defrauded at least 19 elderly victims out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison.
Blake Cleary, 23, of Bowling Green, knew he wanted to make a difference in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Cave City man was arrested Saturday after reportedly attempting to set fire to his own trailer.
A Bowling Green man is accused of raping a resident at an assisted living facility.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of engaging in sexually explicit communication online with a juvenile.
An Allen County man died in an ATV crash.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The viability of the Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center, which provides support to abused children, is in jeopardy if the state Senate does not pass House Bill 8, according to Executive Director Jennifer Bryant.
When Kathryn Brown Gilbert got her second vaccination against COVID-19 on Feb. 12, it was just the latest in more than a century’s worth of milestones for a Bowling Green resident who was something of a trailblazer for women in business.
With six straight weeks of declining coronavirus cases in Kentucky and schools working toward full vaccination for their employees, Warren County Public Schools and the Bowling Green Independent School District plan to fully reopen for students next week.
A pursuit that covered two states over parts of two days concluded Monday with the arrest of a Tennessee man in Warren County on multiple charges.
Raised in Bowling Green, singer-songwriter Mills found his way to Los Angeles in 2019 and refined an R&B and pop music vibe rooted in the diversity and ingenuity of one of Kentucky’s oldest cities.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Thanks to growth in the Kentucky Transpark, a suitable site for a Veterans Administration skilled nursing facility may have been found, and that could mean a long-awaited nursing home for military veterans in Bowling Green will soon become a reality.
Gov. Andy Beshear said Monday that Kentucky’s local health departments and regional coronavirus vaccination centers – including the Bowling Green location at Greenwood Mall – are gearing up to launch Phase 1C starting March 1. People who are high-risk for severe COVID-19 will continue to be …
A man accused of killing a Rockfield father and critically wounding his son told police he went to the property to retrieve a gun that had been taken from him, according to a detective’s testimony.
A fire claimed the life of a Hart County man.
Without a federal exemption from state testing for public schools in hand, Kentucky is moving ahead with exams this spring with a plan that includes flexible testing windows and in-person assessment for virtual students, among other changes.
A Barren County grand jury will hear the case against a woman accused of harboring a suspect wanted in a Bowling Green slaying.
A day after a judge imposed a protective order on him, a Barren County man reportedly kicked in the door of the person who petitioned for the order.
Volunteer firefighters, sheriff’s deputies, park administrators and election officers in Warren County have at least one thing in common these days: an increasing dependence on grant funding.
During Black History Month, we must also thank God for all the other people outside the African American community that helped in the struggle for racial equality.
GLASGOW – The Barren County Skills Development Academy has partnered with the South Central Workforce Development Board in Bowling Green and the Cumberlands Workforce Development Board in Campbellsville to offer a web design class to high school students and adults.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
Lance Moore has seen worse in his 26 years as a lineman for Warren Rural Electric Cooperative, but he doesn’t downplay the important role he and other linemen have played during the recent severe winter weather.
Brandon Thomas, who normally spends his workdays at Alvaton Garage and Wrecker Service, has spent his snow days using his four-wheel-drive Suburban to pull Warren County residents out of the snow.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
With three winter storms in just seven days, more than 5 inches of total snow accumulation impacted Bowling Green last week – the highest total the city has seen in five years.
GLASGOW – There are two pieces of proposed state legislation the Barren County Economic Authority and the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce are watching as part of their new legislative priorities agenda.
City police on Saturday arrested a man accused of stabbing another man during a fight in the parking lot outside Bowling Green Towers.
A vehicle belonging to an electrical contractor was found abandoned early Friday, and police arrested a Bowling Green teenager suspected of having stolen it.
Friday, February 19, 2021
One week after its opening, Gov. Andy Beshear toured the new Kroger coronavirus vaccination site at the Greenwood Mall, touting a broader statewide system of similar centers “that is months ahead of where we reasonably could have anticipated being at this point.”
A fire in a Bowling Green hotel room resulted in the arrest of a man Thursday on suspicion of intentionally setting the fire.
At a time when construction jobs continue to grow in the Bowling Green area, a new student chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors organization could lead to more opportunities for students studying engineering and construction management and to a better pipeline for employees at …
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 963 new coronavirus cases Thursday as state officials said crews were working to restore power to nearly 74,000 homes in the state, especially in eastern Kentucky.
The third winter storm to hit southcentral Kentucky in a week’s time saw snow totals ranging from 3 to 5 inches Wednesday night into Thursday.
The suspect in a deadly shooting this month denied any knowledge about the event when questioned by police, according to a detective’s testimony.
Winter road conditions are believed to have contributed to a crash that resulted in the death Wednesday of a Bowling Green man.
With President Joe Biden moving to increase the nation’s refugee admissions, the International Center of Kentucky is preparing for an uptick in arrivals to Bowling Green that could even spill over into surrounding counties.
The Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force has been named the 2020 Appalachian High Intensity Drug Traffic Area Task Force of the Year for the state of Kentucky.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Odds are improving that Bowling Green residents could soon be able to get their gambling fix without leaving town.
With the third winter storm in a week forecast to impact Bowling Green and the surrounding region, city and state officials said Wednesday they are prepared and well-supplied to respond to its potentially hazardous fallout.
Known for its salad dressings, sauces and fruit dips, T. Marzetti Co. is proving to be the right recipe for a healthy Hart County economy.
NASCAR is the only sport that starts the season with its top racing event – the Daytona 500 – but it has not always credited its top racers. Today, we look at a history maker, a barrier-breaker and a great race car driver, Wendell Oliver Scott.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
While Monday’s snow total was less than what was forecast, the Bowling Green area still faced the impacts of more than 3 inches of ice and snow. Bowling Green Mayor Todd Alcott and Warren County Judge-Executive Mike Buchanon signed a city/county state of emergency declaration.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green closed its COVID-19 vaccination clinic Monday and Tuesday because of inclement weather, causing two days’ worth of appointments to be rescheduled.
Wintry conditions created havoc for motorists Tuesday on Interstate 65, with the most serious crash resulting in one fatality and two Kentucky State Police troopers suffering injuries while investigating the incident.
As Kentucky’s coronavirus cases continue to decline, its access to vaccine is steadily increasing.
GLASGOW – Firefighters remained at the scene of a massive fire Tuesday, working to put out the blaze that destroyed a business and caused temporary power outages and street closures.
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