This Is the City in Kentucky With the Most People on Food Stamps
The Biden Administration and House Republicans recently reached a bi-partisan deal to raise the debt ceiling. To reach the compromise, and keep the United States from a catastrophic debt default, the White House agreed to a series of spending cuts to social safety net programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps. (Here is a look at the American presidents who added the most to the national debt.)
Lisa Tabor Shipley
Lisa Tabor Shipley, 54, of Scottsville, KY passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. The Bowling Green, KY native was an applications and programming group manager for Western Kentucky University, a former employee of Sumitomo and attends Living Hope Baptist Church. She formerly attended Victory Hill Ministries and was saved at the age of 10 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late Troy Tabor, Sr. and Junes Stamps Tabor, who survives.
Thunderfest returns to Bowling Green this July
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The 2023 Thunderfest fireworks show is returning to Bowling Green on Saturday, July 1 at the National Corvette Museum Amphitheater. The event is being hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green, who have presented a firework show for the past 52 years, according to a release.
What to know about road changes for Duncan Hines Days
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – There will be some changes to parking and road closures in downtown Bowling Green for Duncan Hines Days events on Thursday, June 8. Here are the upcoming events and respective closures to expect:. At 1 p.m., drivers can expect a closure at the intersection of...
Bowling Green man pleads not guilty to kidnapping
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Bowling Green man has plead not guilty to kidnapping an adult, among other charges. According to court records, Kyrus Huffman, 48, of Bowling Green, was indicted by a Warren County Grand Jury on 9 separate charges stemming from incidents between May 29-30. Huffman was...
Brenda Miller Lee-Brooks
Brenda Miller Lee-Brooks, 74, of Bowling Green passed peacefully on Monday, June 5, 2023 at the Hospice House. The Warren County native was a daughter of the late Howard Miller and Ruby Meredith Miller. She was preceded in death by 11 brothers and one sister. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Raymond Lee and Bobby Brooks. Brenda was a housekeeper at Rosewood Nursing Home for 27 years and a member of Mt Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
LGBTQ+ Truck Driver Network celebrates 1 year in Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In honor of Pride Month, a group of truck drivers decided to form a community. “I’ve just seen a need within the trucking industry. There was a lot of people that, after I started trucking again, that I felt didn’t have a place. I didn’t have a safe place for everyone to connect and get together and or any sort of representation for the community within trucking,” Bobby Loy, founder of the LGBTQ+ Truck Driver Network says.
Second Buc-cee's coming to Kentucky
SMITHS GROVE, Ky. — A south central Kentucky native and 82 year resident, Billy Wright, remembers when times here were different. “Our mode of travel has changed tremendously. When mother and daddy first bought their first farm when I was a baby, they traveled with a horse and wagon,” Glasgow Wright said.
Downing Museum presents “Feast Your Eyes: The Art of Food” exhibit
The bill would expand the park's efforts to protect wildlife, preserve cultural heritage, and bring more tourism to Kentucky's Second District. There were no reported injuries or fatalities. Bristow Elementary teacher to be at 2023 Model Schools Conference. Updated: 2 hours ago. Avery and a few other Bristow staff members...
Bowling Green woman arrested after reports of weekend break-ins
GLASGOW, Ky. – A Bowling Green woman has been arrested after police say a series of break-ins occurred over the weekend. On Saturday, the Glasgow Police Department says it received complaints of overnight vehicle break-ins. Police say they located a vehicle and a woman identified as Hayley Dallas, 32,...
Eric Leach announces he is stepping down as COO of Bowling Green Hot Rods
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - President and COO of the Bowling Green Hot Rods, Eric Leach has announced he is stepping down. Leach took to Facebook Tuesday afternoon to announce his departure from the team. In the post, Leach said in part “Leaving is never easy, like many athletes say...
COOLER and rainy at times!
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Still tracking smoke and haze in the area, so air quality is limited again. We are looking at some scattered rain today as a cold front moves in. Severe weather is not expected, as a matter of fact, we may only hear a few rumbles of thunder. With more clouds and showers in place, high temperatures will not even reach 80 degrees. The rest of the workweek should be brighter and unseasonably cool. Now the weekend is a split deal with sunshine on Saturday, but more scattered showers and storms likely by Sunday.
12 year old injured after being hit by a car while on their bike
Police reported that Chad Love was not injured and Joshua Jones was taken to a hospital for his injuries. Historic RailPark and Train Museum crated two new experiences based on Duncan Hines Days. Updated: 6 hours ago. You can Dine with Duncan this Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday. Tickets need to...
Grad transfer big man Rodney Howard chooses WKU
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - WKU Basketball Head Coach Steve Lutz announced the signing of grad transfer Rodney Howard to the 2023-24 roster. “We are very excited to welcome Rodney to The Hill,” said Lutz. “He is a wonderful young man who comes from a terrific family. On the court, he has the ability to score the ball in a variety of ways and will be someone to be reckoned with on the glass.”
Tennessee pursuit crosses through Warren, Logan counties
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. – Police say a man and woman from Tennessee face charges after a chase crossed into Warren County. Tuesday around 1:30 a.m., Nashville Metro police reached out to Logan County authorities, stating their police helicopter and Todd County Sheriff’s Office deputies were pursuing a stolen car.
Dr. Lyndsey Thomason named as new principal of Richardsville Elementary
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Dr. Lyndsey Thomason has been selected as the next principal of Richardsville Elementary. In a release from Warren County Public Schools, the district says Thomason has served at Richardsville Elementary for the past four years, first as the student services coordinator and then most recently as dean of students. Before starting at Richardsville Elementary, the district says Thomason spent nine years at Briarwood Elementary as a physical education teacher.
Legend Says a Ghost Will Push Your Car Across this Old Bridge in Bowling Green, Kentucky
Let's begin with what may be a new vocabulary word for you--gephyrophobia (jeff-EYE-roh-fo-bee-uh). It is the fear of bridges. And I know many who deal with varying degrees of it. From those who sit eerily still and focus on the road in front of them to those who dive into...
Cary Joe Grimes
Cary Joe Grimes, 51 of Louisville formerly of Bowling Green died Thursday, June 1, 2023 at his residence. The Warren County native was a son of the late Freddie Grimes and Pattie Douglas Flynn who survives. Cary was a CNA at a nursing facility in Louisville. His survivors include his...
Juvenile injured in vehicle, bicycle collision on Morgantown Road
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A 12-year-old was injured Sunday night in a vehicle and bicycle collision. Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies reported that the incident happened on the 12000 block of Morgantown Road around 8:24 p.m. Deputies determined that Bobby Chad Johnson, 42, of Morgantown, was driving a...
Clinic to teach the basics of responsible babysitting
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Does your child need a summer job but has no experience with a classic job like babysitting?. You’re in luck – The Medical Center at Bowling Green is hosting a babysitting clinic on June 14 and July 20. During the clinic, children and...
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