Warren County Public Schools is teaming up with the Christian community center The Foundry for a new kindergarten readiness academy backed by a grant worth nearly half a million dollars.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
The owner of a Scottsville business has been accused of avoiding paying employment taxes over a three-year period.
Residential and commercial development along Rich Pond Road (Ky. 242), in high gear since South Warren High School opened in 2010, could lead to an upgrade in the area’s transportation network.
Monday, September 20, 2021
ROUNDHILL – Despite heavy rain and muddy conditions, officials from five conservation organizations gathered Monday at Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 in Butler County to recognize the largest dam removal in state history.
The attorney for a man accused in a deadly shooting at Whiskey River Pub has asked for help to ensure the suspect can undergo a psychiatric evaluation ahead of trial.
The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced its latest batch of semifinalists, qualifying several local high school seniors to continue competing for about 7,500 scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring.
A Bowling Green Police Department officer was injured when a man reportedly attempted to flee a traffic stop.
Growth of the Kentucky Transpark, evident in recent announcements that the likes of Ball Corp., Crown Cork and Seal and Fruehauf will be setting up shop in the north Warren County industrial park, continued to accelerate last week.
Bowling Green’s Bobby Rabold found more than 3,500 negatives taken during the early 1900s by his late grandfather Earl David Rabold. The photographs show diverse scenes and people in and around Bowling Green. Each week in the Sunday Reader section, the Daily News will publish several photogr…
Monday, September 20, 2021
A new book vending machine at Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary School – the first one in the Bowling Green Independent School District – had students buzzing as they crowded around the machine to slide in gold tokens and select a book that was theirs to keep.
A federal grand jury will consider the case against a man accused of selling six pounds of crystal methamphetamine.
A woman was injured by an intruder during a home invasion, according to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.
The Historic RailPark & Train Museum’s UnSeen BG History Walking Tours have started, and they are putting a spotlight on Bowling Green’s mysteries, scandals and haunts.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
SCOTTSVILLE – A piece of Scottsville’s history was given new life Saturday with the unveiling of a marble carving of the Jacksonian Hotel, a one-time downtown landmark.
For the first time in nearly two months, The Medical Center at Bowling Green and Glasgow’s T.J. Samson Community Hospital have seen decreases in COVID-19 patients over the last seven days.
The Joint City-County Planning Commission of Barren County will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposed AT&T cellphone tower set to be constructed near Barren River Lake.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Residential growth in southern Warren County just hit a new gear.
Kevin Yates and Michele Kors, the business coaches hired last year by the regional consortium now overseeing southcentral Kentucky’s Small Business Development Center, have provided virtual help to more than a few local businesses navigating the uncertainties brought about by the coronavirus…
For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fountain Square Players will perform a new production for the community, called “Sick in the Head.”
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Warren County Public Schools’ bus drivers gathered Thursday at South Warren High School to honor one of their own – James “Monty” Monroe Austin – who recently lost his battle with COVID-19 after contracting the disease only three weeks ago.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul may have been on to something Thursday when he said the Sloan Convention Center was the safest place he could be.
Velda Alexander never met her father, Johnnie Elmore, who was killed in action during World War II. But a recent discovery finally connected her with the hero she always wanted to meet.
A man arrested in the deadly stabbing of a family friend was found guilty Thursday of murder.
For the first time, the Builders Association of South Central Kentucky will offer a virtual tour option for its annual Parade of Homes this week.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
A high school math teacher in the Caverna Independent School District – who friends and co-workers called a “diehard ambassador for students” – has lost her battle with COVID-19.
Two witnesses in a murder trial testified to waking up to a bloody, chaotic scene in their home.
Firefighters who battled two barn fires early Wednesday suspect arson and have contacted the state fire marshal’s office to conduct an investigation of the blazes, which were within a mile of each other.
A research project from Med Center Health, Western Kentucky University and the UK College of Medicine’s Bowling Green campus found COVID-19 vaccines were safe and closely mirrored results found in clinical trials.
Activity could be picking up at the 926 E. 10th Ave. lot that was home to Hinton Cleaners for more than half a century before that business closed its doors in 2018.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Warren County Public Schools will continue universal masking for students and staff – at least for now – after the district’s school board unanimously voted to extend the requirement.
A major settlement reached with the nation’s leading pharmaceutical distributors leaves Kentucky poised to receive more than $460 million to combat the opioid epidemic that has ravaged several communities.
Citing a steady decline in COVID-19 cases and quarantines in its schools since implementing universal masking, Bowling Green Independent School District Superintendent Gary Fields asked the district’s school board to continue the requirement, a recommendation the body unanimously approved Monday.
Bowling Green’s upscale The Hub development on Lovers Lane is adding an upscale restaurant.
Mammoth Cave National Park commemorated the National Day of Service and its longtime partnership with the Cave Research Foundation on Saturday by announcing the cave system is now officially eight miles longer.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Southcentral Kentucky is inviting residents to take part in the group’s first-ever Pajamas for CASA donation drive for abused and neglected children.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Western Kentucky University held the first of several lottery drawings for students and staff who’ve received the coronavirus vaccine, doling out scholarships and cash prizes to winners.
A man accused in the fatal shooting of a man found in a yard on Glen Lily Road was arraigned Monday.
Aiming to keep pace with the county’s growth and the resulting need for office space, Warren Fiscal Court on Friday took steps to increase its real estate holdings.
Warren County is receiving more than $300,000 in Kentucky Transportation Cabinet funding to address resurfacing needs on five rural roads and an emergency repair of a road damaged by spring flooding.
The Bowling Green Independent School District will weigh a new property tax rate during a school board meeting Monday, with a public hearing slated to begin at 6 p.m. at 1211 Center St.
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Larry Wilkins was a proverbial mountain of a man.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
With fellow Pentagon staffers by his side, Jim Allen maneuvered his way through the crash site of American Airlines Flight 77 searching for survivors.
As centenarians go, Bowling Green’s Capitol Arts Center seemed downright sprightly Friday evening.
Friday, September 10, 2021
For the fifth consecutive week, The Medical Center at Bowling Green and Glasgow’s T.J. Samson Community Hospital reported increases in COVID-19 patients while battling capacity restraints.
After successfully surmounting a late-night veto from Gov. Andy Beshear, Kentucky’s school mask mandate will soon be rendered null and void, leaving the decision up to local school districts.
For the past five years, Rishi Sharma has been traveling the world interviewing World War II veterans for his nationally recognized nonprofit. Now, he is in Kentucky searching for veterans to add to his register.
Law enforcement investigating reports of stolen vehicles in Edmonson County arrested two people Wednesday accused of crashing two of the vehicles and running away.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
After announcing it will welcome about 200 Afghan refugees this fall, Bowling Green’s International Center of Kentucky has received an outpouring of support from the community, Executive Director Albert Mbanfu told the Daily News on Wednesday.
A Bowling Green father and son were sentenced Thursday for their roles in a methamphetamine-dealing conspiracy.
Warren Elementary School added a new vending machine, but it isn’t dispensing sugary drinks or salty snacks.
With thousands of visitors expected in Bowling Green this weekend for the annual Holley LS Fest East at Beech Bend Park, officials are urging the public to use extra caution on roads.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
A man was found dead Wednesday in an apartment from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound by police who had spent the previous several hours attempting to get him to come out of the residence.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College students and staff gathered Wednesday to mark the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, an event that still remains a visceral memory for some in the campus community.
Gambling may be coming to Bowling Green after all, just not in the site originally proposed by the owners of Franklin’s Kentucky Downs.
The man identified by authorities as the mastermind behind the deadly robbery of La Placita market will be sentenced in October.
A program that offers grants to spruce up private properties received a $400,000 infusion at Tuesday’s Bowling Green City Commission meeting.
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