Former Hartford Police Chief Arrested
Former Hartford Kentucky Police Chief Brent Lindsey has been arrested on more than a dozen charges, according to the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force. This comes a month after Chief Lindsey was placed on leave amid a criminal investigation. Months ago, task force officials say they received a complaint regarding drugs...
Grayson County Man Arrested for Drug Possession and DUI in Ohio County
A traffic stop in Ohio County escalates to a drug arrest as authorities discover suspected meth paraphernalia, empty alcohol containers, and a firearm in a vehicle. The driver, a 60-year-old from Grayson County, now faces multiple charges including drug possession and DUI.
Leitchfield man arrested for stealing vehicle from Woodlawn Ave. Suspect jailed in Feb. on meth trafficking charge
A Leitchfield man has been arrested in the theft of a vehicle Tuesday morning. Kendall Payne, 27, was arrested late Wednesday morning in Elizabethtown. He was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center where he’s been charged with receiving stolen property (more than $10,000), giving an officer a false name and no driver’s license.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Morgantown as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Cats Of cromwell, KY Need You!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around cromwell.
NTSB publishes report detailing crash that killed Kentucky Eagle Scout and instructor
EVANSVILLE — At 10:40 p.m. on Sept. 27, a young flight instructor and his student were cruising at an altitude of 4,500 feet in a single-engine Piper PA28 aircraft, conducting a nighttime cross-country flight over Kentucky. Nine minutes later, the Piper's transponder ceased to operate: The aircraft and its...
Kentucky State Police Introduce Traffic Safety Checkpoints to Promote Roadway Safety
In an effort to promote roadway safety, the Kentucky State Police Post 4 has rolled out a series of traffic safety checkpoints across multiple counties including Hardin, Jefferson, Bullitt, Nelson, Meade, Breckinridge, LaRue, and Grayson. These checkpoints are designed to ensure compliance with traffic regulations, confirm the safety of vehicle equipment, and prevent impaired driving, which have been statistically linked to higher accident rates and reduced use of safety restraints. Notably, locations in Grayson County have been disclosed, with checkpoints at crucial junctures such as Hwy 88 and KY 54, intending to significantly reduce the rates of injuries and fatalities on the road.
Highway Tragedy in Butler County Highlights the Importance of Road Safety Investments
A recent highway tragedy in Butler County, Indiana, underscores the ongoing challenges of road safety. On December 1, 2023, a head-on collision on HWY 400 claimed the life of David A. Seabolt Jr., a 27-year-old Wichita man. The incident occurred around 9:00 a.m. when Seabolt's SUV, for reasons unknown, crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a semi-truck. While Seabolt was pronounced dead at the scene, the semi's driver, though seriously injured, is expected to recover. As the Kansas Highway Patrol investigates the cause of this fatal crossover, the closure of HWY 400 initiated an immediate conversation about the role of infrastructure in preventing such tragedies.
Servicing the unhoused
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – With consumer prices remaining high, the last few years have seen many people put in untenable financial situations. This unfortunately leads to homelessness when people can’t keep their heads above water, but addiction and mental health struggles can also lead to the same outcome.
Construction at Romanza Johnson Park
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. – Warren County Stormwater is preparing to undertake a sizeable construction project at Romanza Johnson Park. The waterway requires lifting part of the upstream portion in order to slow erosion of the soil. This will not only make the waterway more useful for recreation but it will slow the sediments from erosion from flowing downstream which can ultimately lead to things like sinkholes and other issues over time.
Warren County Approves Construction of Additional Tornado Shelters
Discover how Bowling Green is ramping up its disaster preparedness with plans to build two more tornado shelters. Learn about the strategic locations chosen for these shelters and how they aim to provide easily accessible protection for the community in times of severe weather.
Boil advisory issued for some residents in Muhlenberg County
Residents in an area of Muhlenberg County were placed under a boil advisory Monday.
WCSO makes arrests at checkpoint in Smiths Grove
SMITHS GROVE, Ky. – The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says it made several arrests Saturday night in Smiths Grove. Deputies say over the course of four hours total, they made three arrests, issued 19 citations and charged two people with DUIs. According to officials, one of the DUI...
Warren County Public School Undertakes Major Upgrades at Greenwood High School
Discover the exciting upgrades underway at Greenwood High School! From additional parking and a health and wellness facility to a modernized library and new classrooms, this $37 million project is set to transform the school over the next 30 months.
Island turns off water for repairs
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The city of Island will be turning off water in some areas. City officials say they will be turning off water at Buttonsberry, Fox Hollow, Bates Hollow and the intersection of 431 and 85 to repair a water leak. Officials note that when the water is restored, a boil advisory […]
Fatal Warren County Crash Victim Identified as Franklin Woman
Discover the tragic details of a fatal car accident in Warren County, where a 30-year-old woman lost her life. The collision involved a dump truck and a passenger vehicle on Nashville Road. The dump truck operator escaped with no serious injuries.
Fort Campbell Guys Win Swim Meet at Muhlenberg
The Fort Campbell Falcons continued their great start to the swimming season Monday afternoon picking up a win in a three-team meet at the Central City Convention Center in Muhlenberg County. The Lady Falcons also gave a solid effort with a second-place finish. In the boys’ meet, the Falcons finished...
Leitchfield may soon have Community Alert app, dedicated left turn lights at 2 intersections
The city of Leitchfield and Leitchfield Utilities will soon likely have a Community Alert app. The app has an internal function (within city government) as well as the ability to reach Leitchfield residents. Mayor Harold Miller said during a discussion on the app at Monday night’s city council meeting that...
Orchestra Kentucky to play at Gubernatorial Inauguration
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In their biggest break since their beginning 25 years ago, the Orchestra Kentucky is set to play at the Gubernatorial Inauguration next Tuesday. Music Director Jeff Reed says that it is a great honor. “This is an honor for us to be invited. You know,...
BCSO, WCSO warns the public of newest scam
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Barren County Sheriff’s Office and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of a scam circulating the area. The Barren County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a man calling people claiming to be part of the sheriff’s office and identifying himself as Scott Miller.