Cundiff, 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.

ACHS boys, girls reach second round of region tennis tourney

The Adair County High School tennis team had two doubles teams and one singles player advance to the second round of the Region 5 Tennis Tournament Monday at Freeman Park in Elizabethtown. Colin Stephens and Brody Blair picked up a victory in their opening match over a team from Taylor...

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.

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...

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.

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...

Dragons’ Jakaria Gaines signs NLI to run Track at Campbellsville

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Another day, another signing, Monday, Warren Central track and field’s Jakaria Gaines signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her track and field career at Campbellsville University. For the Dragons, Gaines participates in the 100-meter dash, the four-by-400 relay, and in the triple...

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...

Campbellsville Commercial Conflagration Quickly Quenched

Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a working commercial fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke showing from rear of the building. Firefighters searched for occupants, extinguished the fire, and provided an overhaul. No firefighters or civilian injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is believed to be related to an electrical fire near the rear of the building. There was moderate damage contained to the rear of the structure.

Warren Central’s Jakaria Gaines signs with Campbellsville

BOWLING GREEN, KY. – Another announcement came today, this time at warren central. Dragons track star Jakaria Gaines signed her letter to continue her athletic career at Campbellsville University. Gaines only ran track for two seasons, so she is excited to learn more at her new home as a...

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...

‘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...