Beaumont, KY

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.

Glasgow police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

GLASGOW, Ky. – The Glasgow Police Department stated it will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in Glasgow city limits between May 21 and May 31. The safety checkpoints will be but not limited to Columbia Avenue, West Main Street, North Jackson Hwy. and Happy Valley Road, according to police.

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.

Madison Faulkner named girls’ basketball coach

Caverna High School is a small school where everyone knows everyone, and sports are a big part of that family-friendly atmosphere. It’s all about family. In keeping with that tradition, Caverna High School named one of their own as the new girls’ basketball coach last week in a special press conference held in the school’s library on Friday.

WCLU Radio to broadcast local election tabulations

GLASGOW — WCLU Radio will host its annual election night broadcast on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The broadcast continued throughout the pandemic, but spectators were not in attendance at the radio station. This year’s broadcast will be similar to prior years, which includes live coverage of election results, interviews with candidates and analysis of races.

Habitat for Humanity unveils latest construction

They say it’s love that makes a house a home, and the love could certainly be felt Thursday afternoon on Ford Drive at the ribbon-cutting for Glasgow’s newest Habitat for Humanity house. The home, one of many to be built on that street, was built with entirely volunteer...

Dylan England

Dylan Edwin England, 36, Glasgow, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at UK’s Chandler Medical Center in Lexington. A native of Barren County, he was the son of Kathleen West England and the late Gary Blaine England. He was a graduate of Glasgow High School and held a Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting. Dylan had worked with Glasgow schools as a teacher’s aide for special needs students and also had spent time in teaching swimming to those children with special needs.

Box of blessings

Tyler Duke, 6-year owner of Up in Smoke on Columbia Avenue in Glasgow, doesn’t only run a small business there. He lives in the neighborhood as well, and he saw people in need. “A lot of people that live in this neighborhood are without transportation. They don’t have a...

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.

Cave City Police arrests 2 following traffic stop, vehicle search

CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) - Two men were arrested Friday following a traffic stop and search in Cave City. Xander Houchens, 18, was charged with careless driving, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (10 dosage units of hallucinogens), trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia.

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.

One pound of marijuana, hallucinogenics seized during traffic stop

CAVE CITY — Officers arrested two young men Friday after they allegedly possessed drugs inside a vehicle. Officer J. Childress with Cave City Police saw a vehicle driving “erratically and swerving” along Happy Valley Road, according to a news release. The officer conducted a traffic stop and smelled an alleged marijuana odor.

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...

Preliminary voter turnout numbers released in Barren County

GLASGOW — The Barren County Clerk’s Office has released preliminary voter turnout results from last week’s early voting. Two types of voting were held – early excused and early unexcused. Early excused voting was held May 4 – May 11, and early unexcused was held May 12 – 14.

T.J. Regional Health facing contrast dye shortage, may delay MRIs and other tests

GLASGOW, Ky. – T.J. Regional Health said it’s being affected by a global shortage of intravenous contrast used for CT scans, MRIs and more. A release from T.J. Regional Health states the shortage of Omnipaque products, the intravenous contrast, stems from the recent COVID-19 surge in Shanghai, China. In addition to CT scans and MRIs, the contrast is also used in angiograms, cardiac catheterizations and more, according to the release.

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...