Local law enforcement leaders gathered outside the Warren County Courthouse on Friday to honor police officers by participating in a flag-raising ceremony.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Jurors at the trial of Tracy Boyd heard for the first time Friday morning from a witness who claimed to have bought heroin from Boyd.
A Bowling Green man has been arrested on suspicion of rape that allegedly took place in Logan County.
The Bowling Green Rose Society will present its Diamond Anniversary rose show from 1 to 4 p.m. May 22.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education, the state’s coordinating board for higher education, voted Thursday to approve a cap on tuition increases for public universities at no more than 3% over a two-year period, clearing the way for a 2% hike Western Kentucky University has sought.
A Butler County woman was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a man found in a Morgantown home.
Normally known for expanding its various businesses and brands, Bowling Green’s Houchens Industries is doing some heavy-duty demolition this week, turning the area near U.S. 31-W By-Pass and East 10th Avenue into piles of rubble as three buildings described as “eyesores” are leveled.
An $880,000 state grant awarded to Warren County Public Schools will make possible several school safety improvements, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman said Wednesday at Bristow Elementary School.
Law enforcement officers from the Kentucky State Police, the Bowling Green Police Department, Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Western Kentucky University Police Department and other local agencies gather outside of the Warren County Courthouse on Friday, May 14, 2021, for a flag-raising …
Thursday, May 13, 2021
A Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force detective testified about his efforts to develop a suspect in an overdose death.
Police engaged in a standoff with a man for several hours Wednesday before arresting him.
HORSE CAVE – Gov. Andy Beshear joined executives from T. Marzetti Co. and local officials in Hart County to break ground Thursday on a 220-job, $133 million project to increase the plant’s production of salad dressings, sauces and other food products.
GLASGOW – The new electric rate structure for Glasgow Electric Plant Board customers was discussed Monday night by the Glasgow City Council.
A woman reported being stabbed in the arm Wednesday in Glasgow, and police arrested a man on multiple charges.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
A local homicide that has remained unsolved for nearly 20 years is receiving renewed focus from the FBI and local law enforcement.
Bowling Green gas station managers urged people to remain calm after a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline led to large-scale panic-buying of fuel across the Southeast.
Jurors heard opening statements Wednesday at the trial of Tracy Boyd, who is charged in two drug-related deaths.
A team of educators will work throughout the region to address pandemic-related learning loss and students’ social and emotional needs thanks to a new initiative through the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative.
Expansion is something of a foreign concept in the restaurant business these days, but one locally grown chain with a foreign flavor is bucking the trend.
The Historic RailPark & Train Museum in Bowling Green, along with a local railroad club, will host the first-ever Depot Day at the RailPark from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
It’s now a safe bet that Franklin’s Kentucky Downs will be bringing an extension of its Mint Gaming Hall to Bowling Green.
Vowing that students impacted by the pandemic would get the help they need, the Bowling Green Independent School District Board of Education opted out of the state’s new Supplemental School Year Program, a product of Senate Bill 128, often called the school year “do-over” bill.
Songs were sung and speeches were given in front of Bowling Green’s Mt. Zion Baptist Church as the Kentucky Poor People’s Campaign celebrated its third anniversary Monday night.
Starting next school year, Bowling Green High School will launch a revamped schedule, offering “Early Release Wednesdays” that will allow students to participate in out-of-classroom opportunities or – if they choose – leave school early.
Jury selection began Tuesday in the case of a Bowling Green man who prosecutors are attempting to hold responsible for two overdose deaths.
Feature-length films will return to the Capitol Arts Center in downtown Bowling Green this summer.
GLASGOW – No one has made a real estate offer the Barren County Judicial Center Project Development Board can consider as a possible location for the planned Barren County Judicial Center.
Monday, May 10, 2021
It’s been a wild ride for Potter College of Arts and Letters Dean Larry Snyder, who plans to retire in June after more than 30 years at Western Kentucky University.
Prosecutors will attempt to hold a Bowling Green man responsible for two overdose deaths at a jury trial set to begin this week.
Spring showers bring a blooming workload for the Warren County Road Department.
Bowling Green’s Compton Orthodontics honored seven area teachers with $100 each for “Excellence in Adversity” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A grand jury returned five indictments Wednesday against a Bowling Green man, including one charging him in an incident in which shots were fired at an occupied house.
A man was arrested after a pursuit.
Reports of a disturbance at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow led to the arrest Saturday of two people suspected of stealing a vehicle from the hospital.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Sunday in Barren County after police reportedly found several types of drugs in a cooler.
Sunday, May 09, 2021
Sean Stevens said he wasn’t fully sold on the idea of raising chickens at his Bowling Green home nestled in the midst of the Briarwood neighborhood.
Saturday, May 08, 2021
Renaissance, it seems, sounds a bit like a zydeco tune played on a concertina, smells like fresh-cut flowers and looks like a full parking lot.
Anticipating a budget shortfall of nearly $8 million, Western Kentucky University officials are looking ahead to a key decision the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is expected to make about how high public universities can raise tuition.
Friday, May 07, 2021
SCOTTSVILLE – Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said President Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure package would be “the wrong direction” for the country.
Bowling Green’s need for more housing inventory took a step toward being met Thursday night, at the cost of more encroachment onto rural farmland.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Wednesday after a juvenile in his care told staff at her school that he repeatedly raped her.
Bringing in such high-dollar industrial projects as the $147 million Crown Holdings plant and the 160,000-square-foot Dollar General cold storage facility in the Kentucky Transpark during pandemic-plagued 2020 not only brought attention to Bowling Green from around Kentucky. It has also brou…
A fugitive from Barren County was arrested Thursday in Bowling Green on drug and weapon charges.
Bowling Green Area Young Life’s third annual Orange Crush Classic fundraiser Saturday will offer a challenging competition.
Thursday, May 06, 2021
The attorney representing the estate of a Glasgow man who died in police custody has filed a response to a motion looking to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the officers involved.
A Simpson County man was arrested Thursday as part of a rape investigation.
As the abnormal school year nears its end, educators are revamping their summer school programs to help meet students where they are, however varied their situation might be.
Logan County Attorney Joe Ross has been selected to serve on the Kentucky Attorney General’s Search Warrant Task Force.
Technology and a global pandemic are changing how the Barren River Area Development District is updating its regional economic development and hazard mitigation planning documents.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
GLASGOW – After sustaining considerable damage in flooding this week, the Barren River Animal Welfare Association is seeking financial support to help its animal shelter recover.
Speaking over Zoom before members of the Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, Kentucky Court of Appeals Justice Michelle Keller spoke about the importance of the law and an independent judiciary in preserving the strength of the republic.
A contested rezoning effort along Nashville Road at Highland Way jumped a final hurdle Tuesday night, earning unanimous approval from the Bowling Green City Commission on a second and final vote.
The Green River Regional Educational Cooperative has named winners of its 2021 Writing Contest, which prompted students to ask their family and community members the question: “How do people grow and change in the face of adversity?”
FRANKLIN – Steve Thurmond, executive director of the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce, likes to brag to his fellow southcentral Kentucky business leaders that his county is the place to come for affordable prices at the gas pump.
With COVID-19 infections and deaths on a recent decline, Arts of Southern Kentucky has released the schedule for its 2021-22 presentation series headlined by country music artist Jimmie Allen and actor/comedian Rob Schneider.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
When incoming freshmen come to Western Kentucky University this fall, campus administrators hope to give them an experience worth coming back to, namely with two new, high-end residence halls that are on track to open for students in August and showcase WKU’s new First-Year Village.
A Bowling Green woman accused of hiding a firearm and ammunition connected to a deadly shooting was arraigned Tuesday.
Just as he is turning loose of such real estate holdings as his Chandler Park Apartments, Bowling Green developer David Chandler is aiming to beef up the apartment piece of his The Hub development on Lovers Lane.
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