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Wisconsin woman arrested in Park City after speeding incident

PARK CITY — After a showdown with police Monday evening, a Wisconsin woman was arrested, and two juveniles were taken into protective custody. State police said a vehicle was observed traveling at 98 mph along Interstate 65. It was also weaving through traffic and passing other vehicles in the middle and right lanes of travel, according to an arrest citation.
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Celina Aldermen Unaware With Who Installed Controversial Sign

The person or party behind a controversial sign regarding drugs in Celina remains unknown. The sign that has since been removed read “To drug dealers and dope heads, this is not Amsterdam, this is Celina Tennessee. We will put you in jail.” It was located on a Highlands Residential Services property without permission.

Jury Indicts Two for Narcotics possession

The Columbia Police Department concluded a contraband and drug trafficking investigation that had previously begun on May 4 of this year. Officers were notified by Adair County Regional Jail after suspected narcotics were found by Deputy Jailers. After a preliminary investigation, evidence was presented to the grand jury with two...

Car crashes into Dollar General in Glasgow, one in custody

GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - Glasgow Police responded to the scene of a car vs. building at the Dollar General in Glasgow Tuesday afternoon. According to Glasgow Police, the driver of the car is in custody as the accident is suspected to be DUI-related. No injuries were reported. Due to the...

Watson pours in on perspective as manager at Glasgow Water Company

GLASGOW — Joe Watson grew up with a firm grasp on hard work as the son of an Adair County plumber. That same white knuckling grasp provided the foundation for an engineering career and his latest promotion at the Glasgow Water Company. Watson took over leadership at the GWC...

Armed burglar forced at gunpoint from N. Jackson Hwy. home Sunday evening

GLASGOW — Police responded to a burglary in progress along North Jackson Highway Sunday evening and later found the suspected burglar at a local convenience store. Officers were notified of the incident and responded to 2190 N. Jackson Highway at 9:53 p.m., according to police records. Dispatch notified police that the homeowner had an armed person at gunpoint. The suspect was later identified as 27-year-old Michael B. Groce.

Brenda Lois Cox Huntsman

Brenda Lois Cox Huntsman, 75, of Bowling Green, KY passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at Greenview Regional Hospital. The Scottsville, KY native was a homemaker, retired employee of Quality Travel and former employee of Dollar General Corporation and Drs. Scott, Patton and Black. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church where she served in the choir, U.M.W. and Greenwood Opti-Mrs. Club and a former member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a daughter of the late Jackson Edmond Cox and Valeria Dean O’Neal Cox.

Adair Man Arrested On Felony Drug And Firearm Charges

On 8-6-22 at 11:57 pm the Adair County Sheriffs Office initiated a traffic stop on Pelly Lane north of Columbia. After roadside investigation a search of the vehicle resulted in the location of a large amount of methamphetamine, suspected cocaine, drug paraphernalia, along with a handgun. Arrested was James Burris,...

Indians host Green County in final preseason scrimmage

The Adair County High School Indians will have their final scrimmage of the preseason Aug. 11, when Green County visits Columbia. Kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m. Also, remember season football tickets are on sale now. Call 270-384-2751 for more information.

Scottsville PD investigating burglary at Pharmacy Arts

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) - Scottsville Police Department is currently investigating a burglary. According to police, on Tuesday around 3 a.m. the Pharmacy Arts on Burnley Road was burglarized. They posted on Facebook the surveillance footage of the vehicle of interest, and said anyone who has information regarding this crime to...

Barren Co. Property Transfers — Week of Aug. 1, 2022

GLASGOW — The following property transfers were recorded at the Barren County Clerk’s Office from Aug. 1 – Aug. 5, 2022. Tax information is not reported when money is not exchanged. Such instances include foreclosures, master commissioner deeds, divorce settlements and transfers made within a family. Aug....

Greensburg City Council meeting

Yesterday the Greensburg City Council held its regular called meeting. Three notable topics discussed were the second reading of the ARPA funds budget, the first reading of a property tax rate ordinance, and an ad hoc discussion on helping to provide relief for eastern Kentucky. With the second reading of...

City gets a clean audit

The Edmonton City Council met on Monday, August 1st for the regular August meeting. All were in attendance except City Attorney Brian Pack. Taylor Polson & Company, PSC representative CPA `Jeff Carter was in attendance to present the results of the 2021-2021 audit. The audit states on page 6:. In...