Let's Monkey Around! This animal park has a new pal to hang withRachelle WrightNewsBreak Contributor
Sweeten your spring: Amish Donuts and Wildflowers in Mammoth Cave National Park and beyondRachelle WrightNewsBreak Contributor
The Lighthouse Restaurant at Sulphur WellRachelle WrightNewsBreak Contributor
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Wanted man arrested in Glasgow on Thursday
GLASGOW — Officials with the Barren River Drug Task Force joined other area law enforcement in an effort to arrest a wanted subject from Warren County. The Bowling Green Police Department contacted the BRDTF on Thursday in reference to a wanted subject that was possibly in the Glasgow area. A detective later noticed the subject, identified as Deandre L. Christian, 32, in a white Impala traveling along US 31-E south. The detective knew Christian had active warrants relating to fentanyl trafficking, according to a news release from the Barren River Drug Task Force.
Barren County Drug Task Force arrests man wanted for trafficking fentanyl
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - A man was arrested by the Barren River Drug Task Force who was wanted for trafficking in fentanyl in Bowling Green. Deandre Lamont Christian, 35, was charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, receiving stolen property, first-degree fleeing or evading police, obscuring the identity of a machine, tampering with physical evidence, third-degree terroristic threatening and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia.
One jailed after assault, robbery along Hiseville Road
GLASGOW — A man was arrested Tuesday evening after he allegedly stopped a vehicle along Hiseville Road, and assaulted and robbed another man. The Barren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of North Jackson Highway and Hiseville Road in reference to a fight in progress. A caller advised that a green-haired man and another man were fighting in the middle of the roadway. The man with green hair had left prior to the deputy’s arrival, according to an arrest citation.
Traffic stop nets over 4 ounces of meth, arrest of Clarkson woman
A Clarkson woman has been charged with drug trafficking following a traffic stop in Big Clifty. Grayson County Deputy Wally Ritter was on stationary patrol in Big Clifty Wednesday morning at approximately 12:35 when he observed a vehicle with “multiple violations,” according to the arrest citation. He initiated a traffic stop, with the vehicle pulling into the Big Clifty post office at 50 Main Street (Hwy 62).
Howie could be police chief in Glasgow – again
FILE — Guy Howie. GLASGOW — A former Glasgow police chief could become the chief again, according to the latest municipal order issued from Glasgow City Hall. Guy Howie is being put forth as Mayor Henry Royse’s latest pick to the city’s top law enforcement position. Howie previously served as chief from 2015 to 2019. Jennifer Arbogast succeeded him after his retirement.
Shepherdsville woman facing manslaughter charge after female fatally overdoses
A Shepherdsville woman has been charged in a fentanyl overdose that occurred in November 2022. The Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force began conducting a death investigation late last year after an unidentified female fatally overdosed on fentanyl. The investigation led law enforcement to charge 39-year-old Natalie N. Boston with...
Caverna student finishes top 20 in the nation
Competing at a national level in any sport is quite the accomplishment. Earlier this month, Weston competed at the AAU Indoor Track & Field National Championship in Virginia Beach, Va. He competed in the long jump and finished in the top 20 in the nation for his age group. Additionally, he competed in the 400M dash in which he finished 22nd in his age group.
KSP issues advisory to motorists ahead of potential severe weather
GLASGOW — Severe weather is expected across Kentucky on Friday. Here’s what we know. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected across much of the region. The National Weather Service said up to 2 inches of rain could fall by Friday evening. Isolated tornadoes and severe thunderstorms are also possible. Click here to view the expanded forecast discussion.
“Sophia Scam”, Similar Scam Make Way To Elizabethtown
The Elizabethtown Police Department wants to warn citizens about a nationwide charity scam that the FBI has warned about previously that has made its way to the area. “Panhandlers traveling in groups are showing up in densely populated areas such as major intersections, parking lots and they’re holding signs that indicate they’re soliciting donations to benefit a small child named Sofia, who is in need of a life-saving heart surgery. We’ve also received reports that individuals, providing a similar story, are approaching citizens selling jewelry that appears to be made of gold. A handful of citizens have purchased the jewelry and attempted to pawn it only to find out that it’s not genuine. Despite how convincing the story may be, please do not fall for the scam. No matter how heart-wrenching. These individuals are not advocating on behalf of a child in need,” Elizabethtown Police Public Affairs Officer Chris Denham. If anyone observes people engaging in this scam, you are encouraged to contact the Elizabethtown Police immediately.
Sobriety and safety checkpoints to be conducted at Mammoth Cave
MMAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. – Mammoth Cave National park law enforcement officers will conduct periodic sobriety and safety checkpoints on park roadways and riverways for the rest of the year. The park says these checkpoints will help identify drivers and boat operators who may be under the influence of drugs...
Elizabethtown Woman Pleads Guilty In Fraud of $1.3 Million In Payroll Protection Programs Funds
An Elizabethtown woman pled guilty to fraud charges in federal court on Monday. Kelly Woods, 43 of Elizabethtown, admitted to filing three fraudulent applications for Paycheck Protection Program Loans that resulted in over $1.3 million between May 2020 and March 31 2021. Woods exaggerated the number of employees and payroll expenses for two entities in the applications. The loan program was designed as an incentive to help small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Woods is scheduled to be sentenced on June 22, 2023 and will forfeit certain real property and a vehicle as part of the plea agreement.
Leitchfield man who once ran for judge-executive indicted on drug charges
A Leitchfield man who once ran for county judge-executive has been indicted on drug charges. Leitchfield Police Officer Chuck Hoover arrested 63-year-old Randall E. Fowler on Monday after he surrendered at the Grayson County Detention Center. Fowler was indicted by a Grayson County Grand Jury for possession of a controlled...
RCHS Tennis defeats Metcalfe County
The Russell County High School Tennis teams took on Metcalfe County yesterday with both teams picking up big wins. On the boys side, the duo of Lucas McFall and Jaxon Popplewell picked up a doubles win, while Carson Buras, Braden Coe, and Ethan Coe each picked up singles wins as the Lakers went 5-0 on the day.
Elizabethtown mother charged after toddler falls from second floor window. Police: Children living in deplorable conditions.
An Elizabethtown has woman has been accused of endangering her toddler after the child fell from a second floor window. The Elizabethtown Police Department arrested 29-year-old Allie L. White and charged her with second-degree criminal abuse and endangering the welfare of a minor. She is being held in the Hardin County Detention Center on a $20,000 cash bond.
Barren Co. Marriage Licenses — Week of March 13, 2023
GLASGOW — The following marriage licenses were issued at the Barren County Clerk’s Office from March 15 to March 21, 2023. Hannah R. Higgs, 21, and Chase Neal, 19, both of Glasgow. March 20, 2023:. Leigh A. Pendleton, 54, and Samuel A. Brown, 59, both of Glasgow. Miranda...
Full-body scanners at Grayson Co. Detention Center keeping contraband out of the facility
The Grayson County Detention Center’s (GCDC) full-body scanners are getting the job done, as the equipment has resulted in over 100 convictions. The GCDC, under the leadership of Jailer Jason Woosley, bought a dual, full-body scanner in March 2019 after Grayson County Fiscal Court approved the purchase. The scanner...
Dolphin Drive, Josale Drive Intersection Closure Starts Today, Lasts 15 Days
The Transportation Cabinet wants to remind motorists about the closure for the Dolphin Drive and Josale Drive intersection roundabout construction that starts today. Access to Kroger, the US Post Office and 2935 Office Park is available via Dolphin Drive from Prospect Point Drive. Access to businesses on Josale Drive can be accessed from Ring Road and Dolphin Drive businesses can be accessed from North Mulberry. Message boards will be placed along Mulberry and Ring Roads to help drivers to navigate through the area. The intersection will be closed for 15 days. On April 6 the intersection will reopen but roundabout construction will continue. At that time flaggers will direct traffic until the completion of the project at the end of April.
Buffalo Lake Trail project will connect 2 booming areas in Elizabethtown
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- A project to connect an area of hotels and restaurants off Interstate 65 in Elizabethtown with the downtown district could be finished as soon as spring of 2024. To be constructed in three stages, a 10-12-foot paved walking trail will run from the hotel area through...
Storm outages & inflation worry SoKY’s food insecure: ‘Feed the Need’ right now
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – For its 15th year, United Way of Southern Kentucky is joining hands with local food pantries to Feed the Need. This weekend, especially right now, they need people to step up with donations. “It’s our desire and our goal that no one goes hungry, especially...
Caverna to make changes to response plan
After man with knife tries to enter elementary school. Updates to this story are provided at the end of the original story. Parents are livid and asking why one local school district failed to notify them after a man attempted to enter the backdoor of an elementary school who was carrying a knife.
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