The Medical Center at Bowling Green is seeing an “overwhelming” response to its COVID-19 vaccination program as community members are eager to receive their doses.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Volunteers in Bowling Green’s business community who persevered during a year disrupted by a global pandemic were honored for their efforts Thursday.
GLASGOW – Tours were given Tuesday during an open house for the new Shanti Niketan Hospice Home on Glenview Drive.
New vendors and continuing pickup and delivery services are in store for the SOKY Marketplace and Crop Shop in 2021.
Hospice of Southern Kentucky will mark 40 years of service to the community with a celebration at Hospice House at 5872 Scottsville Road.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
An Edmonson County High School teacher was arrested Wednesday after an undercover investigation that appeared to show him requesting sexually explicit images from a detective posing as a juvenile.
Longtime Corvette enthusiast and former National Corvette Museum board of directors member Jack Matukas will become the museum’s interim chief executive after the departure of Sean Preston, who served less than two years as the Bowling Green tourist attraction’s president and CEO.
A new grant has enabled local schools to add interpreters, translators and program coordinators to work with their refugee student populations.
The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce delivered its 2020 Chamber Volunteer Awards to Denise Mitchell, Doug Gorman, Beth Noffsinger, Eric Walker and Charles Fortney on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
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Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a bill providing COVID-19 liability protection to small business owners, schools, local governments, medical facilities, religious entities and individuals.
A husband and wife were arrested Thursday in Logan County on charges related to material appearing to show child sexual exploitation.
Warren County Public Works Director Josh Moore said the roundabout at Smallhouse and Elrod roads will be closed from 6 a.m. Friday until 4 p.m. Saturday for concrete curbing to be installed.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
A Rockfield man accused of attempting to arrange a meeting with a juvenile for sex pleaded guilty to three criminal counts in federal court.
Bowling Green’s Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital has moved a step closer to an expansion that will add more than a dozen beds to the facility at 1300 Campbell Lane.
After tens of thousands of Kentuckians were put out of work amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System is partnering with rapper Buffalo B. Stille of the Grammy-nominated Nappy Roots to promote the state’s Work Ready Scholarship.
GLASGOW – The search is on to find a marketing firm to develop a brand and logo for the city of Glasgow.
A Barren County man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly found significant amounts of crystal methamphetamine and marijuana in his home.
BG CARES, the city’s small business relief program, is still taking applications from businesses that need assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday announced more than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases statewide. His report included 22 additional virus deaths, and the state’s test positivity rate was 12.23%, a slight drop from Monday’s rate.
A man charged with two counts of attempted murder after an incident outside a Bowling Green gas station saw his request for a modified bond denied Tuesday.
Social distancing, mask-wearing and hand-washing aren’t the only changes coming to the Warren County Parks and Recreation Department as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, January 11, 2021
A man charged in what police believe was a murder-for-hire scheme had his request to reduce his bond denied Monday.
As students returned to school Monday, local educators lined up at The Medical Center at Bowling Green to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
The Medical Center at Bowling Green has been authorized by the Kentucky Department of Public Health to move into Phase 1b of COVID-19 vaccine administration.
In what was a down year for tourism across the country, popular sites in southcentral Kentucky also saw fewer visitors in 2020.
Russell Coleman, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, will resign from the position effective Jan. 20.
Last April, when the Elizabethtown-based Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland nonprofit organization bumped up its monthly food distribution events in Warren County from one to three, it was viewed as a short-term change to address a need brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid a week that saw the start of this year’s legislative session, violence in the nation’s Capitol and a budget address from Gov. Andy Beshear, a nonpartisan education advocacy group is calling for increased investment in high-quality training for Kentucky’s teachers.
A Glasgow man was arrested Friday after police investigated a theft from a pharmacy.
A Glasgow woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of growing marijuana in her home.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
A Bowling Green man was shot and killed downtown, police said.
The Warren County Coroner’s Office saw a significant jump in its caseload in 2020.
A man died Saturday evening after his car was struck by a train in Simpson County, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green.
The city of Bowling Green is now the owner of the former Tattle Tails Gentleman’s Club at 1316 River St. and plans to demolish it to make way for a park expansion.
A high-profile commercial property in Bowling Green will soon be available and another is undergoing change, both part of the evolving strategy of a national restaurant chain.
Warren County’s rapid residential growth may soon be moving to a new location.
With the new year, people bring new hopes and goals. For 2021, people are hoping for normalcy after the events of 2020.
Phoenix Rising will hold a candlelight vigil to honor those who have been lost to trafficking.
Friday, January 08, 2021
On the same day the country topped 4,000 daily coronavirus deaths for the first time, Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky had reached a “tough point once again in our war against COVID-19,” announcing the third-highest case total he’s ever reported.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
The Medical Center at Bowling Green is now the site of mass distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine for area health care workers.
The smell of tear gas – familiar to him from his time in the military – greeted U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie as he walked through the halls of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday night.
Aluminum continues to add fuel to the southcentral Kentucky economy.
An Allen County woman was arrested in connection with a structure fire that appeared to have been set intentionally.
Land Shark Shredding, the Bowling Green-based company that has provided document destruction and other services to local companies for 14 years, is under new ownership.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Tuesday in Simpson County after police found he was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
A new trial date has been set for three men accused of taking part in the 2017 robbery of La Placita market that left one person dead.
Demolition of Western Kentucky University’s Barnes-Campbell Hall began Wednesday as the towering arm of a crane reached up to take the first bite out of the dorm that housed about 380 students and dates to 1966.
A Bowling Green man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempting to solicit a minor for sex.
A Russellville man is accused of displaying a handgun while inside a restaurant.
Several construction projects at Mammoth Cave National Park’s Green River Ferry have either been finished or are reaching completion.
A man found at a Logan County residence with almost 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine and three firearms told police he kept the firearms because “the world is crazy,” a criminal complaint said.
A Bowling Green man charged in a reported burglary at a Kenton Street address pleaded guilty Monday to a single count.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Bowling Green’s new city commission Tuesday approved a contested rezoning allowing for the expansion of a Speedway gas station at Covington and Broadway after the company made changes to its plan.
Calling it his “primary mission,” Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday defended the state’s efforts to administer the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine, Beshear said.
GLASGOW – The chairman of the Glasgow Electric Plant Board’s board of directors, D.T. Froedge, has been found to be in contempt of court for violating the confidentiality provision of a mediation agreement.
On a day when five former Kentucky governors and 11 members of the current General Assembly leadership publicly received COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Andy Beshear expressed his frustration with how quickly those vaccines are being rolled out in the state.
The Warren County Public Library’s three branches reopened this week on a limited basis after being closed in December amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Monday, January 04, 2021
A massive fire broke out Monday morning at Eagle Furniture Manufacturing at 1491 River St.
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