A Bowling Green man arrested in connection with a reported stabbing will have his case presented before a grand jury.
Friday, April 09, 2021
Growth of short-term rental businesses such as Airbnb and traditional bed-and-breakfast establishments is continuing in Warren County, but now with better regulations to govern that growth.
A good bit of his business melted away in 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic, but Troy Perkins and his Bowling Green Pelican’s SnoBalls franchise is in growth mode as its 2021 season begins.
Western Kentucky University’s dance department will host its “WKU Evening of Dance” for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
Warren County lawmakers are praising bipartisan legislation Gov. Andy Beshear signed Wednesday that will expand early voting in Kentucky.
As Kentucky schools prepare to administer state tests next month, the state Department of Education continues to pursue a federal waiver that would prevent the results from being used to evaluate schools.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
In today’s partisan political environment, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, believes he has found a bipartisan success story in the country’s rollout of vaccines against COVID-19.
A Franklin man’s arrest in Bowling Green on drug charges was legal, a federal judge ruled.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students in Associate Professor of Art David Jones' class painted a mural on the building across from Corner Bakery at Thoroughbred Square off of Scottsville Road on Thursday, April 1, 2021.
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Wednesday, April 07, 2021
If President Joe Biden were to forgive up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt per borrower, a proposal he is considering, it would wipe away student debt for 80% of Kentucky’s borrowers and cancel more than $8 billion in loans in the state.
A fast-growing steakhouse restaurant chain with Kentucky roots has finally landed in Bowling Green.
A traffic stop in Barren County led to the arrest Wednesday of two people on drug trafficking charges.
Two people were arrested Tuesday in Allen County after a drug investigation.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Bowling Green Fire Department Chief Jason Colson is retiring at the end of the month after a 26-year career with the city.
Kentucky students have until May 1 to apply to their local school board to use the 2021-22 school year to retake or supplement courses they’ve already taken, according to a new law that grants students a “do-over” year.
A crash Monday night on Interstate 65 in Warren County killed three people and closed a section of the interstate near the Cemetery Road interchange for several hours.
After almost 80 years, the remains of a sailor from Barren County who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified.
A Bowling Green man was arrested after a woman was brought to a hospital with stab wounds that a doctor reported would have been life-threatening without medical attention.
It’s a trend Millie Westbrook would have liked to avoid, but it finally caught up with the dairy farm she and her husband, Landon Westbrook, have managed in recent years.
A psychedelic stampede of horses took shape Thursday as visual art students from Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College worked to complete a mural on the back wall of Cocomo Confections just across from Corner Bakery Cafe.
GLASGOW – The Barren County Judicial Center Project Development Board will hold a public hearing to discuss the possible acquisition of land for a new Barren County Judicial Center.
Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky received a $7,300 grant from UPS for the ninth straight year.
Monday, April 05, 2021
First responders from numerous agencies were assisting at a crash Monday night on Interstate 65 in Warren County.
With more funding available this year in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Rural Secondary Road Program, some heavily traveled roads in the fast-growing southern end of Warren County will get some much-needed work.
A Warren County man’s prior conviction on charges that he attempted to meet a minor for sex could be used against him when he is sentenced this month on similar charges in federal court.
Mammoth Cave National Park officials recently began planning efforts to replace deteriorated cave trail materials with new sustainable materials along the popular Frozen Niagara Tour Route.
Sunday, April 04, 2021
One person is dead and two others were flown from the scene after a single-car crash on Memphis Junction Road about 5:10 p.m. Sunday.
Back when he was attending Western Kentucky University, Andy Arnold had a home on the Hill. He made the Dean’s List, the President’s List, aced an independent study course and was president of the Religious Studies Club and the university’s Quiz Bowl team.
A Smiths Grove woman is dead after a vehicle in which she was riding veered off the road and struck a tree on Denham Road near Noah Bledsoe Road in Edmonson County, police said.
GLASGOW – The South Central Kentucky Cultural Center will host the Smithsonian exhibit “Crossroads: Changes in Rural America” April 10 to May 15.
Saturday, April 03, 2021
HORSE CAVE – A large crowd of children and their families spent their Saturday morning participating in Horse Cave’s annual community Easter egg hunt that featured more than 5,000 eggs for the taking.
A plan to develop more than 100 houses on a parcel along Dillard Road across from a possible future elementary school is dead for now.
The Bowling Green Fire Department was dispatched at 11:06 p.m. Friday to a house fire at 1455 Park St.
Friday, April 02, 2021
SCOTTSVILLE – One of three men accused in an Allen County home invasion robbery that turned deadly has pleaded guilty and will testify against his co-defendants.
Traffic on Interstate 65 through part of Warren and Simpson counties may be moving a little slower as road crews work to improve a 12-mile stretch of that highway.
Thursday, April 01, 2021
RUSSELLVILLE – Talk of raising corporate taxes to pay for President Joe Biden’s plan to improve the nation’s infrastructure is enough to put U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, in full-blown Festivus mode, airing his grievances.
Arts of Southern Kentucky announced Thursday that the primary performance space at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center will be named the Rita and Jim Scott Concert Hall after the couple gave the organization a $1 million gift.
Bowling Green-based Houchens Industries on Thursday announced another acquisition for its portfolio of companies.
To maintain health and increase milk production, experts say cows need to sleep comfortably for 12 to 14 hours a day. The more comfortable a cow is while sleeping, the more milk that she can produce.
One year into the coronavirus pandemic, Kentucky’s college students report spikes in anxiety and mental fatigue, greater difficulty in affording tuition and a shaken sense of confidence in their long-term postsecondary education plans.
Toby McGinnis founded his company in the midst of the 2008-09 Great Recession, so it’s only fitting that he expand it during the economy-stifling coronavirus pandemic.
With COVID-19 still hanging in the air, some Bowling Green churches are taking a different approach to Easter Sunday services.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
For years, public education advocates have asked state lawmakers to fund full-day kindergarten for their students. On the last day of this year’s legislative session Tuesday, they got their wish – though some are now divided about whether lawmakers went far enough.
The alleged gunman in a Bowling Green robbery that turned deadly pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges in federal court.
Holley, the Bowling Green-based designer, marketer and manufacturer of high-performance automotive parts, has given a boost to countless race-car drivers and hot-rod hobbyists over the years.
April is nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Barren River Area Child Advocacy Center plans to be extremely active in its effort to raise awareness and funds for defeating child abuse.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine distribution has been “incredibly successful” and “extremely well-organized,” U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday in Bowling Green.
The fate of a long-anticipated nursing facility for military veterans in Bowling Green is no longer in limbo.
School-choice advocates are heralding the passage of House Bill 563 – which will usher in a form of scholarship tax credits – as a “historic win for Kentucky students.”
A judge has set a deadline for forensic testing to be completed on evidence collected in a deadly stabbing.
It’s a chilly March morning, the kind that would make you want to hit the snooze button and steal a few more minutes underneath the warm covers.
Fastening on their hard hats and headlamps, a group of Bowling Green Independent School District students is delving deep to unlock the secrets of Mammoth Cave National Park’s underground waterways.
Phoenix Rising, a local nonprofit that fights human trafficking, will host its inaugural Eeyore’s Birthday Bash event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 17. The block party will be held outside the Higgins Center for Nonprofits at 958 Collett Ave.
Monday, March 29, 2021
A Bowling Green man jailed on charges stemming from a home invasion will remain held on the same bond after a judge ruled against modifying it.
A two-vehicle crash in Edmonson County left one person dead and two others injured.
A Bowling Green man accused of offering to perform a sex act on a 14-year-old girl was arrested Saturday.
What’s sprouting from 1,600 acres of Logan County farmland is about to change, and it could put the largely rural county on the front lines of a technological sea change.
A woman was arrested Friday in Barren County after police reportedly found she had been driving a stolen car.
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