The Bowling Green City Commission on Tuesday approved on a first reading issuing two bonds for a combined $46.5 million to be used for building infrastructure for an expansion of the Kentucky Transpark.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Raising the alarm Tuesday about increases in coronavirus cases, Gov. Andy Beshear reported 4,151 new positives, pushing the state’s running total of cases to 183,168.
Nearly three years in the making, Operation PRIDE Chairman Johnny Webb’s vision to transform Bowling Green’s Interstate 65 exits into showpieces for the city and Warren County is coming to fruition.
Monday, November 30, 2020
After announcing nine Warren County virus deaths over the weekend, Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday promised a “light at the end of the tunnel” for Kentuckians – the state could get its first vaccine doses by mid-December.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assaulting his wife and was charged with additional assault counts after reportedly injuring two Warren County deputy jailers.
The man whose body was found in Logan County was reported as an escapee from the Logan County Detention Center.
A Bowling Green man accused of assaulting the mother of his children on multiple occasions had his bond modified Monday.
A man’s body was found in a Logan County field.
Over 75 Thanksgiving meal boxes donated and packed by the Bowling Green Fire Department were distributed to Family Enrichment Center’s client families currently enrolled in the Wee Care Childcare Center, Parent Education classes, the Parents as Teachers program and those serving as foster gr…
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Monday, November 30, 2020
Wednesday may have been one of the few times in nearly five decades of teaching toddlers and preschoolers that Judy Helm didn’t look forward to her day’s work.
GLASGOW – Barren Fiscal Court is considering funding a detective’s position with the Barren River Drug Task Force.
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Trey and Tag Poynter love to jump on their trampoline.
Vacant for more than two years, the former Toys R Us store at 3000 Scottsville Road in Bowling Green is getting a new tenant.
After being put on hold because of economic uncertainty spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, the second phase of downtown Bowling Green renovations is moving forward.
Rapidly advancing technology will make thousands of jobs obsolete, and that shift is now anticipated to arrive within the decade with the coronavirus crisis accelerating employers’ reliance on automation.
Area doctors have a new way to detect heart and other conditions in children before they’re even born.
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Gov. Andy Beshear reported that among those who died from COVID-19 Saturday were five women from Warren County.
Families hoping for their children to have a good holiday season got an assist Saturday from Toys for Tots for Southern Kentucky and several local law enforcement agencies.
Thursday, November 26, 2020
Not long ago, Kira Bolling’s entrepreneurial dreams may have seemed as far-fetched as eating one of her giant cupcakes in a single sitting.
Due to losses from the ongoing pandemic, families are in more need this holiday season for the Toys for Tots program than ever before, Janet Doyle says.
Warren County has started a two-front war on a roadside litter problem that has only been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
A man was arrested Tuesday in Barren County after police found more than a pound of suspected marijuana in his vehicle.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Warning of exponential coronavirus case growth across Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday announced 2,690 new cases, including 70 new cases in Warren County.
A small line of vehicles snaked around the Wee Care Childcare Center on Tuesday morning. While children streamed out to spend another day at the day care center, Family Enrichment Center workers fanned out to load the vehicles with boxes filled with enough food to leave a family sated and thankful.
GLASGOW – City residents can expect their water bills to increase in January, Mayor Harold Armstrong said at the Glasgow City Council’s meeting Monday.
COVID-19 restrictions have become life-threatening for restaurants, and it’s leading to some extreme measures by those who make their living serving meats and veggies.
William Scrivner of Bowling Green experienced the full range of emotions as he walked through the airport terminal with his wife, Rebecca Scrivner, toward one of the most important moments of his life.
William Scrivner (center with picture) was treated to a surprise birthday party in Puerto Rico shortly after meeting his mother Nelida Martell Caban (next to William). Several other newly-found family members were present as well.
After finding and meeting his biological mother in Puerto Rico for the first time in over 62 years, William Scrivner was also able to meet dozens of newly-found family members he never knew he had. Some of which are seen here with William (front row, second from far left).
William Scrivner and his biological mother Nelida Martell Caban are seen here shortly after meeting each other in person for the first time after 62 years of separation.
Monday, November 23, 2020
A Bowling Green man charged in the drug overdose deaths of two people pleaded guilty Monday.
A two-vehicle crash Monday in Hart County left one person dead.
Gov. Andy Beshear issued a grim warning Monday to Kentuckians as they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 1,700 people in the state and spread to tens of thousands more.
Even before the pandemic, Kentucky’s Black and brown children were being left behind.
Two low-density housing developments are coming to rural Warren County.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Five decades ago, Joe Denning kicked off a series of Bowling Green firsts as he became Bowling Green’s first Black police officer in 1969. Following him in integrating the police force months later was Ralph Bailey.
Overwhelmed by what it described as the “unrestrained spread” of COVID-19 across the state, the Barren River District Health Department announced Tuesday that it will no longer conduct contact tracing in its eight-county region – meaning local school districts will be picking up the slack.
A 215-lot residential development planned for Morehead Road in southern Warren County and opposed by many of its neighbors will move forward.
A Smiths Grove man facing trial in a homicide case is seeking evidence that shows his co-defendant expects a deal from prosecutors for cooperating with authorities and testifying against him.
New recruits to the Bowling Green Police Department will be able to further their education while setting out on a career in law enforcement, thanks to an agreement between the city and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College signed Friday.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Courtney Calloway, 39, lifted her bedroom door blinds and saw her mother on the other side of the glass.
After Gov. Andy Beshear ordered schools across Kentucky to close in the wake of spiking COVID-19 cases, Warren County Public Schools Superintendent Rob Clayton vowed his district will continue to push for in-person classes.
What has been inconvenient for most people could turn out to be disastrous for Sharli Rogers and the clients she works with as coordinator of Bowling Green’s Room in the Inn nonprofit that ministers to the city’s homeless population.
Two men accused of taking part in a home invasion have been indicted by a Warren County grand jury.
Bowling Green City Manager Jeff Meisel (seated left) and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College President Phil Neal sign the agreement Friday formalizing the partnership between the city and college allowing graduates of the Bowling Green Police Department Law Enforcement Acad…
Deputy Chief Lt. Col. Penny Bowles of the Bowling Green Police Department speaks Friday at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College during a news conference announcing a partnership enabling graduates of the BGPD Law Enforcement Academy to take free classes at SKYCTC toward comp…
A Logan County man was indicted last week in connection with a double-fatality road crash earlier this year.
The Western Kentucky University dance program will present “WinterDance 2020: A Digital Showcase” in a virtual setting this year.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported a new daily record of 3,649 coronavirus cases Thursday amid warnings by Gov. Andy Beshear that the situation for many of the state’s hospitals and healthcare centers could become far more deadly because of the surge.
A Bowling Green man pleaded guilty Thursday to drug counts in federal court.
A contested plan to expand a Speedway gas station at Covington and Broadway is still in limbo after a 2-2 vote Tuesday from the Bowling Green City Commission.
A reported teenage runaway from Bowling Green was found Wednesday in Glasgow with a man who was arrested by police.
GLASGOW – Two events that are typically part of the holiday season in Glasgow have been altered this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
The bond for a Bowling Green man under indictment on a murder charge was reduced Wednesday.
At 5,500 feet in length, the Southwest Parkway connecting Bowling Green’s South Central Kentucky Industrial Park to Russellville Road is short in stature but long in potential.
For Shelly Thomas, the coordinator of Barren County High School’s youth services center, there are plenty of days when she feels like she’s spinning her wheels and wonders whether she’s truly making a difference.
Plans for a church on The Trace Drive and for a home-based child care business on Sumpter Avenue have been derailed after the Warren County Board of Adjustments voted down both applications at a meeting held via Zoom teleconference.
The Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport recently completed its $8.4 million Taxiway Alpha Project, which repaired and rebuilt the airport’s taxiway.
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