Louisville-based drag performer @themayonays questions why kids can go to Hooters but not drag shows under Kentucky's anti-drag bill.
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Deputies working fatal accident on Veterans Memorial Lane
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. – Deputies are at the scene of a fatal accident on Veterans Memorial Lane. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says a portion of the road is blocked between Glen Lily Road and Barren River Road for accident reconstruction. Please drive cautiously in this area. News...
Butler County Animal Shelter purchases land to build new facility
In addition to building the new shelter, Fooks said they also plan to build a clinic, an area for community programs, a thrift store, and an educational center.
Kentucky Nursing and Rehab Center Video Airs on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
Over the weekend, I saw a post from Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehab that said a video they submitted back in October/November was chosen to air this past Sunday night on America's Funniest Home Videos. I had not watched the show in years, and I'm partial to the old-school, heyday...
Multiple rain chances this week
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Warmer-than-average temperatures will be in play over the next few days, and with that comes a few rain chances this week. A few of us may see some sprinkles later this evening into the overnight before scattered light showers are possible into the Monday morning commute.
Kentucky sees high rates of child maltreatment, local resources are available
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Recent reports from the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reveal that Kentucky currently ranks 60% higher than the national average for child maltreatment, with the leading cause being neglect. “We showed about 328 filings of dependency neglect and...
Statewide tornado drill to occur next Wednesday
The statewide drill will replace the regularly scheduled test that normally takes place on the first Friday of every month.
State police identify woman killed in Thruway crash
Officials say 36-year-old Erika Gargan from Otsego County was standing in the center lane of I-87 in Woodbury Tuesday when she was hit by a car.
Bowling Green couple recounts harrowing Caribbean vacation amid Grenada incident
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Last week, news broke that an American couple had gone missing in Grenada, and were later presumed dead after escaped prisoners hijacked their boat. After hearing about this incident, Bowling Green couple Sara and John Cherry are sharing their own harrowing vacation in the Caribbean...
BG man charged with murder after fatal DUI crash in Elizabethtown
A Bowling Green man has been indicted on murder and other charges following a deadly crash in Elizabethtown. A Hardin County Grand Jury indicted Dwight K. Montgomery, 49, after he was found to be intoxicated when he crashed at the intersection of Crutcher Street and Main Street on July 13, 2023. An adult male was killed in the wreck.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.98 and $3.19 in Beaver Dam as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest 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 Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Join the Butler County Arts Guild for our 2024 first quarter WoodSongs Concert
The Butler County Arts Guild has been partnered with WoodSongs Coffeehouse for four-plus years now, showcasing many talented local musicians and artists. Join us on March 23rd from 6pm-8pm and listen to Don Thomason play guitar and play many songs from the heart – from country to rock. We will also have concessions including nachos, chips, soft drinks, water, and a sweet treat! We look forward to seeing you there!
FIRST ALERT: Patchy dense fog possible overnight
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Some areas of patchy dense fog can form overnight. If you have to head out, be sure to use your low-beam headlights and reduce your speed as needed. Mild temperatures for the start of the week. Rain chances increase throughout the week. Sunday: Temperatures start...
Pet of the Day: Charles
For today’s Pet of the Day, brought to you by Morgantown Bank & Trust, we’d like you to meet Charles. This one-year-old shepherd mix is friendly to family and visitors but not kid-tested. He does know how to sit, shake, and lay down so he’s very susceptible to training. Charles is not safe around bunnies and isn’t the most gentle treat-taker. But he is the sweetest big boy and has a lot of love to give so you can stop by the Warren County Humane Society and help Charles find a forever home.
WCPS student registration begins Monday, March 3
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Warren County Public Schools announced that new and existing student registration opens Monday, March 4 for children entering preschool and kindergarten in the 2024 to 2025 school year. Pre-registration for income eligibility and tuition consideration will also open Monday. WCPS also announced that they will...
Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green organizes Mardi Gras Madness event
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - While New Orleans celebrated Mardi Gras back in February, Bowling Green had their own celebration today with their second annual “Mardi Gras Madness”, an event organized by The Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting children. The madness ensued at...
New K9 officers in Southcentral Kentucky
SOUTHCENTRAL, KY.- A few police agencies are facing four-legged changes, and this new season brings Niko and Bronzon, two new K9 officers to the Glasgow and Bowling Green Police Departments and the two dual-purpose K9s that are ready to hit the ground running. It’s a common misconception that when you...
Local families welcome Leap Day babies
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Leap Day didn’t just add to the calendar – two local families welcomed a new member to the world. Lyla, pictured left, was born on Feb. 29 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. She weighs 7 pounds 10 ounces and is 18...
FIRST ALERT: Areas of patchy dense fog possible
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Most areas today picked up around a tenth of an inch of rainfall as it was quite light. Scattered sprinkles and showers are moving out of the area for tonight. Drier and warmer for the weekend. Areas of patchy dense fog this weekend. Tonight: Scattered...
Some clouds and sun for the weekend
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - We’ll see a good mix of sun and clouds today with a few sprinkles possible as the day wears on before a little more sun comes out to play tomorrow. Some scattered sprinkles will still be possible for our Sunday, but they mainly look to be in the afternoon hours.
Local businesses and residents gather for Bowling Green’s Home Expo
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - This weekend, local businesses gathered at Sloan Convention Center for the 2024 Home Expo, hosted by the Builders Association of South Central Kentucky. BASCKY calls it a “one-stop shop” where people can connect to discuss home improvement and design, discover innovative products and learn from...