Warren County is getting more weapons in its fight against COVID-19.
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Around 100 people gathered Saturday afternoon in Circus Square Park to protest and march in light of the recent decision by a grand jury to not charge any officers directly with the death of Louisville native Breonna Taylor.
Amid tightened budgets caused by the coronavirus-fueled economic slowdown, the city of Bowling Green is slated to do about $1.8 million in road repaving projects in the coming year. That amount is slightly down from the roughly $2 million the city has been spending on repaving in recent years.
Saying she visited him to get some answers, the sister of a man found shot dead at a West 15th Avenue home visited the Warren County Regional Jail to speak with the man accused in the slaying.
Young people and local law enforcement came together Saturday for the first Boys to Law Enforcement Day at Bowling Green Ballpark.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Two men were arrested Friday after police investigated a reported home invasion robbery.
The Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society has started holding weekly virtual public auctions to raise money after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of other scheduled fundraisers.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
A trial witness testified Thursday that a man charged in a Bowling Green slaying was involved in a shooting at Franklin the night before the deadly shooting that is the subject of this trial.
Protestors gathered at Circus Square Park for a protest and march to the Warren County Justice Center for Breonna Taylor hosted by the BG Freedom Walkers on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020.
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Thursday, September 24, 2020
GLASGOW – The Glasgow Electric Plant Board voted Tuesday to use a proposal drafted by one of its board members as a working model for a new electric rate structure.
The Bowling Green Police Department recommended Wednesday that Halloween trick-or-treating in the city should take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m Oct. 31.
When she taught history to a young Chance Saltzman at Bowling Green High School in the 1980s, Patsy Sloan knew the youngster was going to reach great heights.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
A Louisville man who admitted selling drugs in Bowling Green that police later tied to a fatal overdose was sentenced Wednesday to 21/2 years in prison.
Six days into his tenure as Kentucky’s education commissioner, Jason Glass looked ahead to a grim reality Tuesday: As more districts reopen for in-person classes beginning next week, he said, “We’re also going to see more outbreaks and cases in schools.”
CAVE CITY – The city of Cave City has been awarded more than $175,000 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act for expenses related to COVID-19.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Aiming to meet a growing demand for truck rentals, Enterprise Rent-A-Car is adding a third Bowling Green location, this one at Russellville Road and Emmett Avenue.
A judge modified the bond for a Bowling Green man jailed on a murder charge after it emerged that a detective who testified at a court hearing reportedly didn’t disclose information about an apparent plot to rob the suspect.
Warren County Public Works Director Josh Moore eyeballed the pedestal clock that was unveiled Monday in front of the county courthouse and found a flaw.
Western Kentucky University’s Faculty Senate condemned the recent demotion of mathematics department head and professor Bruce Kessler – a move the senate contends is retaliation after Kessler was publicly critical of WKU’s coronavirus response.
A jury was seated Tuesday in Warren Circuit Court to hear opening statements and early testimony in a murder trial.
A man accused of sending obscene images of himself to a juvenile over Snapchat was arrested Friday.
A man accused of human trafficking in Bowling Green appeared for a hearing Monday in his court case, and his attorney said he anticipated the case would go to trial.
Monday, September 21, 2020
Several local residents took part in the Poor People’s Campaign’s protest of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in front of his Bowling Green office Monday.
GLASGOW – Sixty-three inmates at the Barren County Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19.
A local nonprofit agency devoted to mentoring young men is organizing a special event to help youths develop a supportive relationship with law enforcement.
To his friends and contemporaries, the late sculptor and longtime Western Kentucky University professor Charles H. Forrester was known for his abstract works, his world travels and even his instrumental role in designing WKU’s Fine Arts Center.
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Warren County residents will now have an ample backup water supply in case of drought.
Despite vocal opposition expressed in a meeting held by teleconference, the City-County Planning Commission of Warren County approved in an 8-3 vote Thursday the plans of Ohio-based Speedway LLC to expand its convenience store and gas station at 1220 Broadway Ave.
Virtus Precision Tube, a manufacturer of copper and alloy tube solutions for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration markets, is expanding its presence in Franklin’s Wilkey North Industrial Park.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Leaders and concerned residents across Bowling Green will take part from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in a virtual event named FLOURISH BG to examine how to better address poverty in the city.
Four defendants accused of involvement in the plot to rob La Placita market that left one person dead are set to go to trial next year, and a judge will rule before then on the legality of the arrest and interrogation of the man accused of firing the shot that killed Jose Cruz.
GLASGOW – Community members had three opportunities Tuesday to learn about the city’s proposed strategic plan.
GLASGOW – After no comments were made regarding proposed real and personal property tax rates for 2020 on Monday night, the Glasgow City Council approved on first reading an ordinance regarding tax rates.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg applauds after a performance in her honor April 6, 2018, after she spoke about her life and work during a discussion at Georgetown Law School in Washington.
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen in her chambers in at the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
FILE - In this June 15, 1993, file photo, Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses with Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreati…
A couple pauses outside the Supreme Court Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington, after the Supreme Court announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 1993, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes the court oath from Chief Justice William Rehnquist, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ginsburg's husband Martin holds the Bible and President Bill Clinton watc…
The American flag blows in the wind after it was lowered to half-staff Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington, after the Supreme Court announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Friday, September 18, 2020
A Bowling Green woman has been honored with a statewide award for her work on behalf of sexual assault victims.
A murder case stemming from a shooting in an apartment complex parking lot will be presented to a grand jury.
GLASGOW – Ten workers at the Barren County Detention Center have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Janessa Unseld, a student at The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, is one of 30 semifinalists from around the world vying for $400,000 in prizes through a global science video contest – and she needs the public’s help to win.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Starting next fall, attendance at Western Kentucky University will be tuition-free to any college freshman from Kentucky receiving Pell Grant assistance and with at least a 3.0 unweighted high school grade-point average.
Despite Gov. Andy Beshear’s warnings that Warren County remains “in the red” and a coronavirus hotspot, both local school systems plan to remain open for in-person classes, the districts announced this week.
Preparing for what she expects to be a record-setting voter turnout in the midst of a global pandemic, Warren County Clerk Lynette Yates has added a sixth Election Day polling location – this one at Warren Central High School – and increased the pay for election officers.
A recent move by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to extend federal summer meals programs to Dec. 31 means all Warren County Public Schools students will receive free breakfast and lunch, the district recently announced.
Wearing masks in public is the new norm, but whether the plain cloth and gauze masks that are common sights now will be replaced by trick-or-treating children on Halloween wearing Micheal Myers and creepy clown masks remains to be seen.
Kelly Hackett was a home health worker who cared for the elderly and patients with mental illness, and her scholastic and professional accomplishments were a source of pride for her family.
Marine and Army veteran Miki Padgett and Army veteran Sara Glover plan to complete a 5K in downtown Bowling Green on Saturday that will support injured veterans and their families through the Wounded Warrior Project.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
A single-vehicle crash Wednesday on Interstate 65 resulted in the death of a LaRue County man.
After Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration announced what it called new reporting requirements Monday for COVID-19 cases linked to schools – including a mandate that parents immediately report positive results for their children – local superintendents said that’s already happening in their di…
A jury was seated Tuesday to consider the sentence for a man who admitted killing his housemate.
From clutch assemblies and spark plugs to remote ignitions and Bluetooth devices, Bowling Green’s NAPA Auto Parts store on East Sixth Avenue has seen the evolution of automobile parts during its seven decades.
GLASGOW – Glasgow Police Chief Jennifer Arbogast on Monday night summarized the Glasgow Police Department’s body camera policies to the city council, which also approved new police policies and procedures.
Marine and Army veteran Miki Padgett (pushing stroller) participates in last year’s Carry Forward 5K in Nashville. Padgett and Army veteran Sara Glover are running in their own 5K in Bowling Green on Saturday starting at 8 a.m.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Bowling Green City Commission on Tuesday approved changes to the city’s code of ordinances regarding penalties for ethics violations but left out a provision that would assess legal fees on a city employee found to have violated the city code of ethics.
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