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Greensburg Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For CARES Act Fraud

Bowling Green, KY – A Green County, Kentucky woman was sentenced yesterday to 12 months and 1 day in federal prison for submitting nine fraudulent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act applications. According to court documents, between April 2020 and July 2020, Mandy Ellen Bauer, 41, of...
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Woman sentenced for CARES Act Fraud

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Greene County woman will spend one year in prison after submitting several fraudulent CARES Act applications. Court records revealed that 41-year-old Mandy Ellen Bauer of Greensburg filed nine fraudulent applications for various Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act financial assistance programs. That...
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Breeding man arrested locally by KSP

A Breeding man was arrested locally by Kentucky State Police Sunday night. Dylan L. Burton, age 28, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine second offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance second offense, and other traffic-related charges.

Carlie “Jr” Monday

Carlie B. Monday, Jr., 75, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Saturday, May 14th, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green surrounded by his loved ones. Jr was born in the Elbow Community of Monroe County, KY, on September 8, 1946, a son of the late Oval (Bryant) Monday and Carlie B. Monday, Sr.

Peggy Rivers

Peggy Louise (Farnhum) Rivers, age 87, of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022, at Monroe County Medical Center. Peggy was born on April 20, 1935, the daughter of the late Charles and Willie (Eldridge) Farnhum. She retired in 1997 from a nursing facility as a Dietary Manager and love to fish, crochet, and go shopping.

Russell Springs Police releases April activity report

The Russell Springs Police Department released its monthly activity report for the month of April. The police department made 10 drug-related arrests, 28 warrant service arrests, and 8 other arrests. The department performed 14 traffic stops, issued 13 traffic citations, and worked 15 auto collisions. The department also performed 38...

Funding the walking trail

On May 11th a public meeting was held at the Edmonton City Hall to discuss the Edmonton Memorial Park improvements. Much to the disappointment of those involved in the planning, not one citizen of Metcalfe County showed up to voice an opinion for or against the project. Those in attendance were Mary Adams of BRADD, City Clerk Dawn Devore, and a representative of the Edmonton Herald-News.

Russell Springs woman arrested on drug, other charges

A Russell Springs woman was arrested Sunday morning by the Russell Springs Police Department on drug and other charges, according to jail records. Brandie Asher, age 28, was arrested by RSPD Officer Debra Necessary for trafficking in a controlled substance first degree first offense (greater than or equal to two grams of methamphetamine), possession of a controlled substance third degree (drug unspecified), endangering the welfare of a minor, and operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license.

Sheriff’s office arrests two for drug trafficking in church parking lot

The Russell County Sheriff’s Office made a pair of arrests Sunday evening after deputies were called to investigate a suspicious person in a church parking lot. According to Sheriff Derek Polston, deputies were called to the parking lot of Mt. Olive Church in the Sano community Sunday evening. Upon arrival, they found a man and woman with a 13-month-old child.

This is National EMS Week

The Community is very grateful to our local EMS Crews, perhaps this statement from the Monticello Police Department says it best:. We are very thankful for everyone at Wayne County EMS and hope they make time to enjoy special moments together as part of National EMS Week!. Overworked, underpaid, never...

Today is Election Day in Russell County

Today is Election Day in Russell County. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and voters from across the county can vote at one of 3 locations in the county, regardless of precinct. South Kentucky RECC Community Room, 2405 N. Main Street, Jamestown KY. Salem Elementary, 1409...

James “Bubby” Phillips

James “Bubby” Phillips age 73 of Dry Fork of Marrowbone, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022, at his residence. He was born on July 18, 1948 to the late Frank Phillips and Tilda Hughes Cole. Graveside services will be held on Monday at 11:00AM at the Phillips Family...

Policies and Planning

The Edmonton City Council met on Monday, May 9th as a specially held meeting with two absent. City Attorney Brian Pack was absent due to his wife’s Covid diagnosis and ABC Administrator Fred Ray was unable to attend. As most are aware, the fully furnished Wallace Rescue House is...

Boil water advisory announced for several roads

A boil water advisory has been announced for consumers from 15748 to 17665 Knifley Rd., Wethington Road, Mt. Tussell Road, Ray Miller Road, Crooked Creek Road, 3575 to 5176 Elkhorn Road, 170 to 618 Tucker Wood Rd., 80 to 125 Caldwell Ridge, and Beard Road. The advisory has been issued...
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Bedford K. “Jack” Sullivan

Funeral services for Mr. Bedford K. “Jack” Sullivan, age 77 of Allons, were conducted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from the Hall Funeral Home with the burial following at the McFerrin Cemetery with Dr. Kenneth Beaty officiating the services. Mr. Sullivan passed away from this life on Saturday,...

‘Kevin’s Kids’ concert brings in over $87,000

The ‘Kevin’s Kids’ benefit concert, the first one since 2019 due to the pandemic, brought in more than $87,000 in donations on Saturday night for the children of Russell County through the school district’s family resource and youth service centers. Gaither musician and Russell County native...

Jamestown Utilities to begin flushing water distribution system

Jamestown Utilities will be flushing their distribution system in the Bernard Ridge and Pleasant Hill areas beginning today, Monday, May 16th, according to city officials. The process should take three to four weeks. Customers could experience some drop in water pressure in the mornings due to this operation. It will...