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Labor of love: Bowling Green woman provides shelter for blind rescue horses

From a distance, the brown mare looks like any other horse. Lily, an American quarter horse, stands in her stall, ears forward as a stranger approaches. It is only up close that one sees that Lily has dark sockets where her eyes should be. A blind horse can, unsurprisingly, be a skittish horse. But

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-16 23:45:00

New BGJHS a capella group makes its mark

When choral director Chandel Shanklin started an a capella group at Bowling Green Junior High School, he didn't realize how quickly his students would take the reins. "The students really showed the capacity to kind of lead themselves," he said, describing his role as mostly supervisory. "If they do

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-18 14:00:00

Edmonson County teen killed in crash

An Edmonson County High School student was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night. Christian Goodroe, 16, of Smiths Grove, was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup truck east on Morgantown Road in Edmonson County when the truck left the north shoulder of the road, according to a news release from

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-18 18:41:00

Smiths Grove teen killed in accident

SMITHS GROVE, Ky. (WBKO) -- A Smiths Grove teen has passed away after being involved in a collision. 16-year-old Christian Goodroe was driving a pickup truck on Morgantown Road near the Cub Creek Cemetery intersection Sunday when he ran off the road and hit a tree. Goodroe died at the scene. He was

WBKO - 2017-12-18 19:40:00

Judge dismisses federal suit by B.G. sports mag

A federal lawsuit brought by Bowling Green publication The Sporting Times against a movie accused of unlawfully using the magazine's trademark lacks merit, a judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers on Thursday dismissed the lawsuit, brought by The Sporting Times against MGM Studios, Orion

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-17 04:45:00

Foundation Christian Academy breaks ground on new gym

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Foundation Christian Academy broke ground today on an expansion. A new gymnasium is now in the works for the K-8 academy. The city of Bowling Green is growing significantly, and the school is growing with it. They had almost a 33% increase in enrollment from last ye


Matt Rzepka scholarships awarded at Cumberland Trace Elementary

A Bowling Green man's legacy lives on at an elementary school he adored. Eight students at Cumberland Trace elementary received the Matt Rzepka Scholarship this week. Amy Bingham finds out why this is the perfect way to carry on Matt's memory in this week's View from the Hill. "92 recipients so fa


Burglar breaks into manufacturing business

The thief or thieves also cut the memory cords to the security system and stole a computer tower that housed the business's security system information, according to Bowling Green Police Department records. The stolen items are valued at $1,250. The thief or thieves also cut the memory cords to the


Sunday: Christmas Comes Early To West Carthage

Christmas came early in West Carthage Sunday, with the help of over four hundred pounds of turkey and ham. For the last five years, the West Carthage fire department has offered the community a free holiday dinner. It draws a big crowd - about three hundred people show up each year, and the crowd lo

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-18 01:01:00

John Garfield "Gary" Downing, 72, of Carthage

CARTHAGE - John Garfield "Gary" Downing, 72, of South Mechanic St., died early Saturday morning, December 16, 2017 at home, under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Gary was born on May 11, 1945 in Carthage, the son of John Leroy "Roy" and Irene Champion Downing. He was r

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-17 23:54:00

Kenneth J. Bancroft Jr., 86, of Carthage

Kenneth J. Bancroft Jr., 86, of 36251 County Rt. 36, Carthage, passed December 14, 2017 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. A graveside service with military honors will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 19 at the Black River Cemetery. Born on January 4, 1931 in Chaumont, NY, son of Kenneth J

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-16 22:54:00

ReEnergy officials closing Lyonsdale wood-chip cogeneration plant

LYONS FALLS - ReEnergy officials plan to close their wood-chip burning plant in Lyonsdale at the end of this month, citing the expiration of its contract to sell renewable energy certificates to the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority. However, they hope to eventually reuse the


Your Turn: Feedback On Guns, Firefighters & Splash Pad

Should all domestic abusers, even though charged with a misdemeanor, have to give up their guns? Governor Cuomo says yes. We asked for your thoughts: I agree with this 100%. As a survivor, my ex would have used a gun towards me. Nicky Marie This bill is far reaching and just another way for Cuomo to

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-18 22:50:00

Polluter tax needed to stop climate change

It is good to see that the Watertown Daily Times is taking climate change seriously and devoting an editorial to a carbon tax, or corporate polluter fee ("Unsustainable model: Carbon tax would make state less competitive for businesses," Nov. 19). Instituting this kind of polluter fee will protect o

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-12-17 13:15:00

North Country Cleans Up After More Snow

Parts of the north country spent Saturday digging out, after another round of snow fell Friday night overnight and Saturday morning. Longtime Watertown resident Fred Monaco gets up most days to clear his Holcomb Street driveway of snow. Monaco said Saturday it's part of the daily routine in the wint

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-17 01:48:00

Christine M. Maltby, 90, formerly of LaFargeville

LAFARGEVILLE - Christine M. Maltby, 90, formerly of State Rt. 180, died Thursday evening, December 14, 2017 at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, NY, where she has been a resident since 2014. Born on April 5, 1927 in Neidpath, Saskatchewan, Canada, she was a daughter of Edmund and Annie White Parker an

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-12-16 22:55:00

Bannerman Island Gallery hosts Holiday Fine Art Exhibition

Neil Caplan, the executive director of the Bannerman Castle Trust, talks about his passion for the Castle and the Island. Mark Vergari/Poughkeepsie Journal A Holiday Fine Art Exhibition is featured for the season at Bannerman Island Gallery in Beacon. The show features paintings, photography, drawi

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 18:06:43

Wappingers Falls man charged with felony DWI

Lt. Frank LaMonica of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office shares tips on how to drive safely while enjoying the holiday season. Alex H. Wagner/Poughkeepsie Journal A Wappingers Falls man faces multiple charges after being pulled over by police in Pawling and refusing to take a breathalyzer test. O

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 17:35:49

Fire at Dutchess Golf Club destroys on-course shed

No one was injured in a fire at the Dutchess Golf Club in the Town of Poughkeepsie on Sunday that destroyed a single-story shed on the course. Arlington Fire Chief Tory Gallante said units responded to reports of tall black smoke coming from the golf course on South Road at around 12:30 p.m. Firefig

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 21:29:07

Chefs face off for charity: Live from the Underwear Factory

Join us Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 4:15 p.m. on Facebook for a live cooking challenge from the Underwear Factory to benefit charity. Wochit Join us tomorrow on Facebook for a live cooking challenge for charity. Chefs Madeline Henriquez of Earth, Wind and Fuego and Brandon Walker of Essie's will face off o

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-12-18 16:50:10