Metcalfe County mother, 2 children reported missing
METCALFE COUNTY, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police is searching for a mother and her two children in an ongoing investigation. Authorities say Anissa Sprowles, 26, of Edmonton, along with her two children, 5-year-old Chelsey and 1-year-old Georgia, have not been seen since May 13. Anissa Sprowles was last...
Guy Fieri hits local spots for upcoming show
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Several local businesses in Bowling Green have been keeping a huge secret for the past year — they will be featured in Food Network’s “Guy’s All-American Road Trip,” which is airing Friday at 8 p.m. CT. Restaurateur and TV personality Fieri...
Meredith officially steps down as Clarkson police chief
Clarkson Police Chief Buck Meredith has officially stepped down from his position. On Thursday, Meredith’s final day as chief, Clarkson Mayor Bonnie Henderson presented the outgoing Meredith with a Certificate of Recognition for his over eight years as police chief. “For more than eight years he served our community...
Mr. Michael Terry Webb
Mr. Michael Terry Webb, age 58, of Horse Cave, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at his home. Terry was born in Glasgow, Kentucky on February 3, 1965, a son of the late William J. Webb and Mildred Majors Jewell. He had attended The Lighthouse Church in Horse Cave and worked at the Hart County Rock Quarry throughout the years.
Officials Concerned About Edmonson County’s Water Supply
After the removal of one dam, and the partial removal of another, officials say Edmonson County’s water is in ‘critical condition’. This is due to low water levels in the Green River and a buildup of sand and other debris in the district’s water intakes. A...
Kentucky’s Hidden River Cave Is a Not So ‘Hidden’ Gem
Bourbon. Check. Bluegrass. Check. Horses. Check. Basketball. Check. All of the aforementioned are all intrinsically "Kentucky." But you know, when I see lists of "Kentucky" stuff, I don't usually see "caves." Oh sure, Mammoth Cave always makes the cut, but that's just one cave...albeit a pretty big one. There are...
Barren County Rescue helps recover vehicle in lake
MONROE COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) - Barren County Rescue helped recover a submerged vehicle in Monroe County Wednesday. They say it was an SUV and boat trailer submerged in the city lake with no one inside the vehicle. With the help of city and county fire departments and Monroe County Emergency...
LaRue Co. man dies after driving into Green River Lake
A LaRue County man has died after driving into Green River Lake. Monday afternoon at approximately 5:45, Campbellsville Fire and Rescue and other first responders were dispatched to Green River Lake on the report of a vehicle entering the water, with the driver, 69-year-old Rodney D. Lewis, of Buffalo, entrapped.
$1.2 million in awards to benefit Allen and Barren counties
GLASGOW, Ky. – Barren County and Allen County have been awarded $1.2 million to support law enforcement, tourism, flood control and nonprofits. Gov. Andy Beshear made the announcement Thursday in the community of Glasgow. Over $88,000 will be used to help better protect police officers, and $530 million will...
Edmonson County water in ‘critical condition’ after dam removals
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - After the removal of one dam, and the partial removal of another, officials say Edmonson County’s water is in ‘critical condition’. This is due to low water levels in the Green River and a buildup of sand and other debris in the district’s water intakes.
Bowling Green Man Sentenced In Murder Case
A jury in Barren County sentenced a man to 15 years in prison in connection to the death of another man in late 2018. Inell D. Crayton, 27, of Bowling Green, was charged with murder, first-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence after the alleged shooting death of 22-year-old KeShawn Sarver. Police say Sarver was found dead inside his Cave City apartment on December 29, 2018.
Kentucky Town Dubbed One of the World’s Most Awkwardly Named Cities
One Kentucky town was a highlight on a website solely based on its dirty sounding name. I'm sure that you have taken a little road trip in the past and have driven through some towns that greet you with their "Welcome to (insert town name here)" sign. The majority of these towns have pretty normal names. However, there are always some that you will see that will make you laugh out loud.
Details released from Monday evenings fatal collision
GLASGOW – Details emerge following a fatal collision on Monday in eastern Barren County. Kentucky State Police say just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday; units were requested by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a fatal collision in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located on Edmonton Road at Veterans Outer Loop in Glasgow.
Span Tech, LLC celebrates grand opening of new facility in Barren County
GLASGOW, Ky. – Span Tech, LLC has opened a new 142,000-square-foot facility on Hilltopper Way in Glasgow. The result dates back to December 2020, when Span Tech unveiled plans to expand their plastic chain conveyor system manufacturing facility in Glasgow, according to a release by the company. Span Tech...
KSP release new details in deadly Glasgow Wreck
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - State police are investigating a wreck in Barren County that left one man dead and two deputies treated for minor injuries. According to a Kentucky State Police news release, the crash happened Monday afternoon just before 5:30 p.m. on Edmonton Road at Veterans Outer Loop in Glasgow.
Bullitt County man charged in Glasgow thefts
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - A Bullitt County man has been arrested by Glasgow Police due to an investigation into multiple thefts. Jimmie Pennington, 42, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and third-degree criminal trespassing. Glasgow police say that Pennington is believed to have been involved in thefts of multiple...
More information comes in the fatal collision in Barren County
The latest news and weather. Leader in Me is based on “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids” by Sean Covey. Barren County man accused of murder appears in court today. He was released from Barrren County Jail in late March on a $500,000 bond. He continues to be on house arrest in Edmonton.
Cave City woman, granddaughter struck by lightning while heading to school
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – It was a regular Monday morning for Addie and Michelle Meredith, until it wasn’t. Addie is a third grade student at Foundation Christian Academy in Bowling Green where her grandmother is a teacher, and they ran into something awe-striking when headed to school on May 8. Less than what Michelle estimates to be a half mile away from exit 8 going southbound on I-65, the Meredith women were struck by lightning while driving down the highway.
Jury sentences Crayton to 15 years after trial in Barren County
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) – A jury in Barren County sentenced a man to 15 years in prison in connection to the death of a man in late 2018. Inell D. Crayton, 27, formerly of 1366 Park St. Apt. 1 in Bowling Green, was charged with murder, first-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence after the alleged shooting death of 22-year-old KeShawn Sarver. Police say Sarver was found dead inside his Cave City apartment on Dec. 29, 2018.
Bobcat spotted in Grayson Co.
A bobcat has been spotted in Grayson County. The big cat was snapped Tuesday afternoon on a trail camera as the animal roamed in Millerstown. A photo of the bobcat was posted on social media by Carla Meredith, who can aptly be described as an avid outdoorswoman. Kentucky Fish &...
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