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Twelve arrested as suspects in drug trafficking ring

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging twelve individuals with conspiracies to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine. A release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of Indiana stated three of the defendants are also charged with illegally possessing firearms as convicted felons.
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Further details released in Simpson County drug bust; cocaine sourced from cartel in Mexico

FRANKLIN, Ky. – Further details have been released regarding an arrest Tuesday after authorities located roughly seven pounds of cocaine. The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force says that after a multi-agency investigation that included the U.S. Postal Service, authorities arrested 34 -year-old Kevin Gardner for possession of three kilos, or seven pounds, of cocaine.
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Bowling Green man alleged leader in multi-state drug trafficking ring

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Indiana authorities say the ringleader of a multi-state methamphetamine and cocaine ring is a resident of a quiet neighborhood in Bowling Green. “There were no obvious signs. I never expected anything,” said one witness. Disruption filled the neighborhood on Highland Way Wednesday, when 48-year-old John Byers was...
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Cheese Queen BG opening up storefront downtown

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-If you love cheese you’re gonna be happy to hear this news…the Cheese Queen is opening a store in downtown Bowling Green. Rajna Bulut is known as the Cheese Queen of Bowling Green on Instagram. She makes custom charcuterie boards for people and hand delivers them. She started the business two years ago and her sales skyrocketed.
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100-year-old 1st BG Thunderfest Chair welcomes in 51st Thunderfest

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kiwanis Club members welcomed in the upcoming BG Thunderfest Thursday night with the help of their star guest. At their monthly meeting held at the Bowling Green Ballpark, Kiwanis Club members welcomed city officials, politicians and their star of the show, Hayward Minton. 100-year-old Hayward...
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Myron “Preacher” Smith

Myron Travis “Preacher” Smith, 75 of Bowling Green went home to be with the Lord surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at Skyline Medical Center. Travis was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Lois Smith, a daughter, Tonia Denise Smith and a sister, Eleanor Pearson. Travis had been a minister in both Warren and Allen Counties and was a member of Holland Baptist Church. He employed overseas mission trips to Germany and Switzerland with International Missions. “Preacher” as most of his co-workers referred to him as retired after a long career with Scotty’s Contracting and Stone. Some of his hobbies were, antique tractors, shopping at antique malls, fishing and boating, watching WKU and UK basketball, along with visiting the Smoky Mountains.
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Bowling Green man invited to ESPN’s hot dog eating contest

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - He doesn’t care how the sausage is made, only how many he can eat in one sitting. Bartley Weaver has been in the competitive eating game for three years. “My first professional competitive beaten competition was in Owensboro, Kentucky at a barbecue fest,” Weaver...
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Hampton Ties for 4th at Bluegrass Event in Bowling Green

With the start of the high school golf season just a couple of weeks away, it was a solid day on the golf course Thursday for Todd County Central golfer Jase Paul Hampton. Hampton shot a round of 79 at the Bluegrass Golf tour event at Indian Hills Country Club in Bowling Green.
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Franklin man charged with cocaine trafficking following joint investigation

SIMPSON COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) - A Franklin man has been arrested on drug trafficking charges after a joint investigation that included the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force. (Story continues below photo) Kevin Gardner, 34, was charged with trafficking in a controlled substance (cocaine) and possession of marijuana Tuesday after...
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July’s 3 Degree Guarantee: Hope House Ministires

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Hope House Ministries exists to alleviate physical and spiritual poverty through gospel restoration. We focus on serving those in downtown Bowling Green and the greater Warren County area. Our ministries are funded by the generosity of churches, businesses, and people just like you. Poverty is much deeper than lacking material possessions. Poverty is rooted in broken relationships with others, with ourselves, with creation, and ultimately with God. Everything we do is about gospel restoration. Our goal is to alleviate poverty through restored relationships. We accomplish this through faith-based education, transportation, workforce development, addiction recovery, and financial empowerment. Our Community Store is located at 485 Glen Lily Rd.
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Thunderfest kicked off with ribbon cutting

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Kiwanis Club is back with their 51st firework spectacular, Thunderfest. Things were kicked off this evening with a ceremonial ribbon cutting for Kiwanis Club members, Thunderfest sponsors, and members of the local government. “We have received $42,000 in donations from our sponsors. I think...
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Some Democrats and Republicans are working together, Guthrie says

Last week, two major events in Washington divided the nation — the congressional hearing into Jan. 6, 2021, and the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade. But U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie said Thursday that he and a few other Republicans and Democrats were quietly working on legislation to improve mental health care and to expand maternal benefits from Medicaid from 60 days after a birth to one year.
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Jumping into July: Hot, humid, isolated PM storms

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - We wrapped up June on a hot note and the start of this month will be just as warm. Unsettled weather will be with us well into next week! There’s a slightly better shot at showers/storms on Friday. Overall, our best chances for rain and storms come Saturday into Sunday. There is a chance for a shower or storm Saturday evening for Thunderfest at the Corvette Amphitheater in Bowling Green. The heat and humidity will stick around for the 4th of July, with a chance for showers/storms. Overnights will be warm and muggy.
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