The Bowling Green Independent School District Board of Education awarded Superintendent Gary Fields with an “exemplary” annual performance review Monday and praised his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic – during which Fields contracted and then recovered from COVID-19.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
A judge set a trial to begin next April in the case of a deadly shooting that occurred inside Whiskey River Pub.
After informing the court of his rejection of a plea offer, a 2022 trial date was set for a Bowling Green man charged in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex.
A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized after being found unresponsive Monday in the bottom of a family swimming pool.
The Nashville Predators Foundation and American Red Cross will bring their multi-city blood drive to Bowling Green this week.
GLASGOW – A sunny day with no COVID-19 restrictions made it possible for the Glasgow Renaissance Main Street Committee to have its Cruise Into Spring Car Show on Glasgow’s public square.
Monday, June 14, 2021
There were plenty of smiles Monday at Rainhill Equine Facility, where the Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church youth group painted fences and assisted with feeding horses at the rescue facility.
After Gov. Andy Beshear issued an executive order Friday that all but ended pandemic restrictions – except in a few high-risk settings – Kentucky’s Department of Education pulled its Healthy At School guidance, meaning that masks and social distancing will no longer be mandated in schools.
The Cardinal Council of Garden Clubs of Kentucky held its Summertime in SOKY NGC Standard Flower Show at the L&N Depot Historic Railpark on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Members of the Bowling Green, Two Creeks, Warren East and Glasgow Garden Clubs gathered to host the flower show free to the …
Monday, June 14, 2021
A Bowling Green man’s sentencing in a drug case is expected to go forward after a judge denied his motion for a new trial Monday.
What first began as an idea between friends came to fruition Saturday at Pedigo Park where Curbside Ministries partnered with SKY Soccer to host the first “Curbside Cup.”
Buc-ee’s, the Texas-based travel center chain known for its oversized retail stores, is bringing its second Kentucky location to Smiths Grove.
Picture this: You’re a middle school science teacher searching for ways to get your students interested in studying physics. You have an idea for a long-term project that your students can really dig into, but ... coming up with the funding is a stumbling block.
The hooves of the Budweiser Clydesdales will be heard soon in Bowling Green and Cave City.
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Heavily redacted records documenting sexual harassment committed by Western Kentucky University employees reveal numerous instances of misconduct that resulted in faculty and staff being allowed to quietly leave their jobs or retire. And in some cases, those who knew about the transgressions…
Warren County and southcentral Kentucky are significantly behind state and national COVID-19 vaccination rates, the Kentucky COVID-19 dashboard shows.
In the space of about a week, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office cut a swath through a backlog of criminal cases in which guns were confiscated using a tool developed by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that could help generate leads in more criminal cases.
Two bridges – one spanning the Barren River and one connecting to the internet superhighway – got significant boosts Friday from Warren Fiscal Court.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
A scheduling conflict has forced a delay in the sentencing of the man who admitted firing the shot that killed Jose Cruz during the 2017 robbery of La Placita market.
Friday, June 11, 2021
A new name, new menu, new outdoor dining and Gov. Andy Beshear’s new lifting of COVID-19 restrictions add up to what Dan Murph hopes will be a recipe for success at his Kentucky Grand Hotel and its restaurant.
Bowling Green’s David Bell will release his 13th novel, “Kill All Your Darlings,” on July 6.
A traffic stop in Logan County resulted in the arrest of a man on drug charges.
A local flower show will return after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Three people charged in a home invasion robbery last year have pleaded guilty.
Bowling Green High School’s Hall of Honor, which was created to recognize “the outstanding character, achievements and contributions of BGHS graduates,” is accepting nominations for its class of 2021 inductees.
Stan Cottrell’s legs are taking him across America. At 78, he is running a marathon each day for 100 days to travel from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against a Barren County man charging him with drug and firearms offenses.
A two-vehicle crash Thursday in Warren County left three people with serious injuries.
An unconventional ribbon cutting aims to put to rest an unconventional 15 months for local businesses.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
What started as a token investment in the Bowling Green market has turned into a fast-growing project for Owensboro-based Castlen Steel.
The operator of a Bowling Green massage parlor pleaded guilty Wednesday in a case involving illegal sex acts in the business.
Has Bowling Green’s coffee shop cup runneth over?
Mammoth Cave National Park’s Green and Nolin Rivers Blueway has been designated as a national recreation trail.
An Allen County man is accused of dragging a Scottsville police officer alongside his vehicle while fleeing a traffic stop.
A suspect in a deadly shooting early Wednesday in Indiana was reportedly captured in Warren County.
GLASGOW – Innovative Manufacturing Services Inc., a manufacturer of conveyor systems and material handling systems for industries throughout the U.S. and Canada, has increased its inventory capacity by constructing a storage facility.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Condemning a new school-choice law as an unconstitutional voucher program, a group representing most of Kentucky’s public school districts made good on its promise to file a lawsuit challenging House Bill 563.
A Bowling Green man and his brother have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a deadly shooting last week.
A Bowling Green man who admitted his role in an overdose death and later testified against a co-defendant was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison.
A New York Times bestselling author will lead an Asian-American culture discussion June 29 at the Capitol Arts Center in Bowling Green.
Monday, June 07, 2021
CAVE CITY – In the first stop on its “Shots Across the Bluegrass” tour, the Kentucky Association of Health Plans held a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic Monday as Kentucky Sports Radio delivered a live broadcast from the site.
After denouncing House Bill 563 – the new school-choice law that would usher in a form of scholarship tax credits for private school tuition – some Kentucky educators are fighting back against what they see as an effort to take funding from their schools.
A Bowling Green man who was arrested after a shooting outside O’Charley’s restaurant left two people dead last year pleaded guilty in multiple criminal cases.
A proposal to develop nearly 300 apartments at Stanley Rice Road and McKinley Road in Smiths Grove will have to wait to have its fate decided.
After a challenging 2020, the Bowling Green International Festival will return to Circus Square Park this fall and once again showcase cultures from around the world to thousands of people.
A Bowling Green man who was arrested last year following an investigation into construction equipment reportedly stolen from multiple states has been indicted along with another man.
The 23rd annual Stand for Children Day will again provide children and families with activities and information.
Sunday, June 06, 2021
The news that a possible Kentucky Downs satellite gambling facility in Bowling Green was put on hold after a 7-3 vote by the City-County Planning Commission of Warren County last month was welcomed by Bowling Green Mayor Todd Alcott.
Even as costs escalate, Johnny Webb’s grand vision for enticing travelers along Interstate 65 into Bowling Green is about to move into a new phase.
A free COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be available Monday at Dinosaur World in Cave City, where Kentucky Sports Radio will also hold a live, in-person broadcast for the public.
Saturday, June 05, 2021
GLASGOW – The cost for Glasgow Electric Plant Board customers to subscribe to Showtime and HBO will soon decrease.
Two people suspected of involvement in the theft of a truck from the Richardsville Volunteer Fire Department have been arrested.
Friday, June 04, 2021
The T.J. Community Mission Foundation is looking to the future after completion of the Shanti Niketan Hospice Home and the recent hiring of its first executive director.
Calling it “big-government overreach” and a slippery slope, some educators are decrying new state legislation that would effectively ban so-called critical race theory discussions in Kentucky’s classrooms, undermining teachers and schools if ultimately enacted, they say.
A Hart County Jail inmate escaped custody after reportedly walking away from a work detail.
One of two men accused in what prosecutors are calling a murder-for-hire case has requested a second attorney with experience in death penalty cases be appointed to represent him.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
In a special meeting Wednesday, the Warren County Board of Education took up only one business item: whether to participate and support Kentucky’s Council for Better Education in any challenge – including legal – of the school-choice law House Bill 563.
A Bowling Green man charged in a drive-by shooting saw his case bound over Thursday to a grand jury.
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