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Accident shuts down lanes on I-65

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Kentucky State Police are working to re-open lanes on I-65 southbound near mile marker 67 just North of Munfordville. KSP says a four vehicle injury collision shut down three lanes along the interstate.
MUNFORDVILLE, KY
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Barren grand jury returns indictments during May session

GLASGOW — Several indictments were returned by a Barren County grand jury last month. An indictment is an accusation only. Innocence or guilt may only be proven in a court of law. Christopher A. O’Brien, 42, of Cave City, was indicted on charges relating to receiving stolen property ($1,000...
BARREN COUNTY, KY
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Nelson County Jail Logs — Saturday, June 25, 2022

Editor’s Note: The Nelson County Gazette believes the public has a right to know who has been arrested by local officials and lodged in the Nelson County Jail. The information below is a compiled list of daily booking logs from the jail. The bookings state the person(s) arrested and the charge(s) against them. This information is public record.
NELSON COUNTY, KY
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Diane Louise Engle Houk

Diane Louise Engle Houk, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, left this world on June 16,2022 to be with our heavenly father, at the age of 61. She was born on September 7, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Patricia Helen Sampsel Engle Gibson and Walter I. Engle. She passed in. her...
INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Great Off-the-Beaten-Path Places to Park Your Motorhome in Kentucky

I love motorhomes. If or when I ever get one, I will move into it. It will be my address. Maybe we'll pull a Nomadland one day and tour the country. Regardless, I am completely enamored of the best gift ever given to the long-distance road warrior. It was just seven years ago that my family was staying with my uncle in Silver City, New Mexico, and I was offered his motorhome as my guest bedroom; they were out of space in the house. I reacted like a little kid.
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Mary Juanita Dubree

Mary Juanita Dubree, age 96, of Edmonton passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at Metcalfe Healthcare. Born June 24, 1925, in Summer Shade, to the late Tommie “Witty” and Arthur Crumpton. Survivors include great grandchildren, Brandi Post of Glasgow, Brandon Lenharr of Edmonton, and Anthony Black; niece, Becky Coulter of Summer Shade.
SUMMER SHADE, KY
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Mary Lynn Johnson

BROWNSVILLE, Ky.- Mary Lynn Johnson, 57, of Brownsville passed away at 7:53 PM June 23, 2022 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. The Edmonson County native was a Hilltop Restaurant waitress and a member of Pleasant Union United Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late Alva Sowders and Barbara Sowash Sowders. She was preceded in death by a son, Jarriade Embry and a brother-in-law, Mark Goolsby.
BROWNSVILLE, KY
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KSP: Woman killed in head-on crash near Mammoth Cave

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a head-on crash near Mammoth Cave Wednesday afternoon. KSP said the two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Mammoth Cave Road and Old Mammoth Cave Road, just outside Cave City in Barren County, at 1 p.m.
GOSHEN, KY
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Jimmie Colburn

Jimmie Wayland Colburn Sr., 82, of Roundhill passed away at 8:30 AM June 21, 2022 at Edmonson Center. The Butler County native was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic. He was a son of the late Herbert Colburn and Kathleen Whittinghill Colburn and the husband of the late Ann Peterson Colburn. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Colburn Sr.; a brother, Jerry Colburn; and a sister, Gwen Royal.
ROUNDHILL, KY
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Glasgow superintendent recommendation expected by July 11

GLASGOW — The search for the newest superintendent of Glasgow Independent Schools is nearing its end. Nine candidates submitted applications to the school system’s superintendent screening committee. Eight of the applications are in-state and one is out-of-state, according to a news release from the Kentucky Association of School Administrators. Two have prior experience as superintendents.
GLASGOW, KY
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One dead following crash at Mammoth Cave Road intersection

CAVE CITY, Ky. – Melanie Carroll, 25, of Goshen has been identified and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to KSP. Authorities stated Carroll was driving a 2001 Volvo westbound on Mammoth Cave Road when she failed to see a vehicle that was stopped in traffic in front of her, waiting to turn.
CAVE CITY, KY
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Jimmie Wayland Colburn, 82

Jimmie Wayland Colburn Sr., 82, of Roundhill passed away at 8:30 AM June 21, 2022 at Edmonson Center. The Butler County native was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic. He was a son of the late Herbert Colburn and Kathleen Whittinghill Colburn and the husband of the late Ann Peterson Colburn. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Colburn Sr.; a brother, Jerry Colburn; and a sister, Gwen Royal.
ROUNDHILL, KY
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Fire destroys over 100 aces in Smiths Grove

Multiple fire departments and residents battled a fire that destroyed over 100 acres of farmland in Smiths Grove. On Monday afternoon, fire personnel responded to Elkins Farms after the gearbox in straw bale equipment malfunctioned, sparking a fire that consumed 120 acres, according to multiple media reports. Fire departments from...
SMITHS GROVE, KY
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Woman killed following car accident in Cave City

CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) - One person has been killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Mammoth Cave Road on Wednesday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Police. Police say the initial investigation shows Melanie Carrol, 25, of Goshen, KY was driving westbound on Mammoth Cave Road when she failed to see a vehicle that was stopped in traffic in front of her, waiting to turn. Carrol swerved left into oncoming traffic and hit another car driven by Piotr Szymczyk, 44, head on.
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