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The Changing Fields of Barren County: Nurturing Innovation in a Tobacco Legacy
Barren County, Kentucky, with its storied past as a dark-fired tobacco titan, stands as a testament to agricultural tenacity. The 'Barrens', once misleadingly named for their perceived infertility, have nurtured a thriving tobacco heritage, celebrated for its contribution to the local economy and culture. The robust, smoky flavor characteristic of its tobacco has been a hallmark of the region, with the traditional curing methods bestowing a unique quality upon the crop that was highly prized for various tobacco products.
This Kentucky City Has the Highest Poverty Rate in the State
Poverty, a pervasive issue that affects millions of Americans, can be found in urban and rural areas alike. In the state of Kentucky, the city of Glasgow stands out as having the highest poverty rate, with over 29% of its residents living below the poverty line. This stark reality highlights the complex and interconnected factors that contribute to poverty and its impact on communities.
Two arrested for multiple gasoline thefts in Glasgow
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - Today, the Glasgow Police Department arrested two people for multiple gasoline thefts. Officers located a vehicle being operated by Robert Cody Scott of Glasgow and a passenger identified as Courtney Blasdel of Wickliffe. After further investigation, they determined that the pair had stolen gasoline from the...
New Christmas movie featuring Glasgow!
GLASGOW, Ky. – “A Royal Christmas Surprise” is about to hit BET+, and the big screen in Glasgow. Hundreds of people are waiting to see the Christmas love story debut shot in small town Glasgow after crew from South Africa looked to the states for the second installment of their series. The Glasgow-Barren County Tourism Department told News 40 it was a huge team effort when the production set its sights on Glasgow but “having Christmas in April and May was pretty fun”.
Experience Glasgow's Coffee Culture: Top 3 Cafes to Visit
This article presents a tour of three must-visit cafes in Glasgow. Have you had the chance to experience any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please share your comments below!
Barren County Indictments From November Session Part 2
An indictment is an accusation only and a person is considered innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law. JESSCIA R BIRGE age 40- A/KIA: Jessicka R Birge -Summer Shade. COUNT 1: THEFT OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION PLATE/RENEWAL DECAL, KRS 186.990(6), CLASS D FELONY. COUNT 2: DRUG...
Fields files to run for fourth term as Barren Circuit clerk
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) – Krissie Coe Fields filed paperwork in the county clerk’s office Thursday morning to launch her fourth campaign as circuit clerk of Barren County. Fields was first elected to a six-year term as Barren Circuit Court clerk in 2006, becoming the clerk after a stint as a Glasgow city councilperson and magistrate of the Barren County Fiscal Court.
Glasgow Police announces impacted roads for Christmas parade
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - The Glasgow Christmas Parade will be Saturday at 6 p.m. and the following roads will be affected:. Scottie Drive will close at noon, no thru traffic. Columbia Avenue starting at Veterans Outer Loop all the way to South Broadway Street will close at 5:30 p.m. This will include all side roads.
Undercover Facebook Account Results in Another Arrest
A Murfreesboro man was arrested by Macon County law enforcement last week at Key Park for the solicitation of a minor during an undercover investigation. According to the affidavit of complaint filed by Detective Elliot Sandifer, he began investigating 34-year-old Scott Gooden on November 17, 2023 when Mr. Gooden messaged an undercover Facebook account.
Scottsville Gears Up for a Weekend Full of Christmas Celebrations
Get ready, Scottsville! A weekend full of Christmas celebrations is coming your way. From tree lighting by First Responders to a festive parade and a holiday concert, there's something for everyone. Tune in for the full schedule of events.
Man charged after distributing prescription pills in Allen County, authorities say
ALLEN COUNTY, Ky. – A year-long investigation into alleged drug activity has ended in an arrest in Allen County. The Allen County Sheriff’s Office says it received information in September of last year that Terry Jackson, 33, of Scottsville was distributing prescription pills to individuals in Allen County.
The Serene Allure of Holland, KY: A Close-Knit Community in Rural Bliss
Holland, KY, with its population just shy of 1,000, epitomizes the serene allure of small-town America. This hidden gem nestled within Kentucky's rural landscape is a testament to tranquility and community spirit. With a median resident age of 39.4 years and a low density of 21 people per square mile, Holland offers a mature, stable environment where privacy and peace are treasured commodities. The community thrives on a balance of industriousness and leisure, with the median household income at $44,262 and Nashville-Davidson's urban attractions within reach, ensuring a blend of rural charm and city convenience.
Barren County Tax Deed Report for the Week of November 20, 2023
The following property transfers were recorded at the Barren County Clerk’s Office from November 20, 2023 to November 22, 2023. Tax information is not reported when money is not exchanged. Such instances include foreclosures, master commissioner deeds, divorce settlements, and transfers made within a family. Larry Joe Rutledge &...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.91 and $2.93 in Smiths Grove as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Barren County Marriage Licenses for the Week of November 20, 2023
The following marriage licenses were issued at the Barren County Clerk’s Office from November 20, 2023 to November 22, 2023. Tessa Marie Furlong 21 of Edmonton and Tanner Lee Gray Abernathy 22 of Glasgow. Mackenzie Marie Curry 22 and Seth Thomas McDonald 31 both of Glasgow. November 22, 2023.
Tompkinsville's Top 3 BBQ Joints: A Gastronomic Adventure
In this article, we will be exploring three top-notch barbecue spots located in Tompkinsville. Have you had the chance to savor the flavors at any of these places yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Fountain Run: A Charming Neighborhood Offering a High Quality of Life
Welcome to Fountain Run, a charming town nestled in Monroe County, Kentucky. With a population of 320, Fountain Run offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, providing a peaceful and close-knit community. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of the neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current resident reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Fountain Run such a unique and desirable place to live.
Journey Through Time: The Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site
Nestled in the heart of Monroe County, Kentucky, the Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site stands as a beacon of America’s pioneering and religious history. Established in 1931, this 20-acre park is anchored by the oldest log meeting house in the state, dating back to 1804. The structure's unique twelve-cornered design, symbolizing the Apostles, and its three doors representing the Holy Trinity, reflect the religious fervor of the era. It was here that John Mulkey steered a critical shift in the Restoration Movement, advocating the Bible as the ultimate religious authority.
Legacy Brokers Sale of 31,800-Square-Foot Retail Center in Scottsville, Kentucky
Scottsville, Ky. — Legacy Realty Group Advisors has brokered the sale of Scottsville Shopping Center, a 31,800-square-foot retail center located in Scottsville. Food Lion anchors the property. Jacob Baruch and Jonah Warshaw of Legacy represented both the buyer and seller in the transaction.
Glasgow Fire Department Offers Free Christmas Tree Dipping Service for Fire Prevention
The Glasgow Fire Department is offering a free service to dip live Christmas trees in a fire-resistant solution. This initiative aims to reduce holiday fires. The service is available at Station 2 on Cross Street, Glasgow, throughout the holiday season.