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Citizens First and Kids on the Block are hosting the 4th Annual Shamrock Sprint on March 17 at 10 a.m. in downtown Franklin. The event includes a timed 2K race and a 1/2 K for fun. Registration is taking place from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on the morning of the race. The race is free and sixth-graders


Two Simpson relatives to have court date in shooting

FRANKLIN - A Simpson County man and his stepson are accused of attempting to kill a distant relative who had been involved in an ongoing argument with the stepson. Johnnie Alfred Bell, 74, and Christopher A. Yarbrough, 48, both of Franklin, have been indicted on charges of attempted murder and tampe

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:30:00

Unloaded handgun found at GHS, student arrested

A Gallatin High School student has been arrested after an unloaded handgun was found in his backpack Wednesday. A school resource officer was notified that a student was possibly armed with a handgun shortly after classes began at 8:15 a.m., according to Aaron Pickard, chief deputy with the Sumner C

GALLATINNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 17:21:00

Crime Stoppers: 1972 Monty Coyle Cold Case Murder

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- The Bowling Green Police Department is trying to gather information on a homicide which occurred in the spring of 1972. Monty Coyle On March 27th, 1972, 24-year-old Monty Coyle was closing up the Adams Street Liquor Store at the corner of E. 10th Avenue and Adams Street

WBKO - 2018-03-22 06:13:00

Man tells police ex posted video of him engaged in sex act

A Bowling Green man told police Friday that an ex-girlfriend posted a video online of him engaged in a sex act, according to police records. The man said his former girlfriend posted the video on social media Friday. He said he had text messages from the woman admitting she posted the video and took

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 12:15:00

Frozen Spoon aids local student's transplant fund

Franklin local Kelsey Yates is still awaiting liver and kidney transplants after her family members at the Frosty Freeze reopened a fund for the procedure last month, but the community is ramping up efforts to help. The Frozen Spoon raised $270 through a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday,

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Nashville coach charged with soliciting sex from high school student

Leon Weldon Garlington (Courtesy: TSU Athletics) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A teacher at a Nashville high school has been arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a teen girl at the school. Metro police reported 25-year-old Leon Weldon Garlington allegedly began messaging a 17-year-old girl on In

WKRN - 2018-03-22 09:47:10

BG police arrest man accused of screwdriver stabbing

Bowling Green police arrested a man who is accused of stabbing another man with a screwdriver. Police were called Monday to a disturbance at 352 Cherry Drive, Apt. 8, according to police records. Officers saw that Bahati Elendela had been stabbed in the torso with a blunt object, although Elendela t

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:45:00

Gallatin High School student arrested with unloaded gun

Officials with the Sumner Co. Sheriff's Office say a juvenile student was arrested for carrying an unloaded gun on campus Wednesday. Shortly after school began, the schools' resource officer was alerted that there might be a student inside the school with a gun. The officer called more deputies to

WSMV - 2018-03-21 21:33:00

Quilt personalized for military veteran turns up at Goodwill

BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky (WBKO) -- One Bowling Green woman is looking for the original recipient of a personalized quilt featuring hand-written messages thanking a military veteran for their service. Goodwill on Campbell Lane features a lot of repeat customers, including, Jenna Richey, who always fi

WBKO - 2018-03-22 01:15:00

Man accused of attempted murder of witness in case against father

A Bowling Green man is accused of shooting at his neighbors, one of whom is a witness in a criminal case against his father. Warren County Sheriff's Office deputies charged Jacob Ray Brock, 21, of 2716 Blue Level Providence Road on Sunday, with two counts of attempted murder and one count of intimid


Glasgow woman arrested on drug charges

A Glasgow woman is facing drug charges after being arrested Sunday. According to a Glasgow Police Department news release, a vehicle driven by Tabatha M. Blakley, 33, was stopped for not having a rear license plate light. It was determined that Blakley was under the influence of drugs after GPD of


Bowling Green Police reopen 1972 cold case murder

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Bowling Green Police are asking for your help working a 46-year-old Cold Case Murder. Officers say 24-year-old Monty Coyle was shot and killed as he closed up the Adams Street Liquor Store at the corner of East 10th and Adams at 11:00 p-m on March 27th 1972. Detectives a


Warren County Deputies train for active shooter situations

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Warren County Sheriff's Deputies are practicing quick decision-making through simulator training this week. Every deputy is required to complete one hour of training, which would allow them to run through several different scenarios they may be faced with when respondin

WBKO - 2018-03-21 00:32:00

Police seek information on 1972 homicide

The Bowling Green Police Department is looking for new information on a 46-year-old homicide. On March 27, 1972, Monty Coyle, 24, was closing the Adams Street Liquor Store at the corner of East 10th Avenue and Adams Street where he was a part-time employee when he was approached from behind by a man


Two arrested in Glasgow after drugs, guns found in car

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New music festival planned for Gallatin

A new music festival is being planned for Gallatin on Aug. 18. Fire on the Water Festival will be hosted by the city of Gallatin with planning help from Sumner County government, Sumner County Tourism and the Gallatin Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Paige Brown told Council members Tuesday night a maximu

WSMV - 2018-03-21 05:52:00

Crews battling apartment complex fire in Sumner County

Crews are working to battle an apartment complex fire in Sumner County. The fire is happening at the Copper Ridge Apartments on New Highway 52 East in Westmoreland. Several additional agencies have responded, including firefighters from Portland and Gallatin. It's not clear if anyone was injured in


One car flees after five-car wreck closes State Route 109

According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Joe K. Ray, 63, of Portland; Steve Cox, 57, of Watertown; Donald Reno, 55, of Hermitage; and an unknown driver in a Nissan Maxima were traveling north at about 8:20 a.m. on State Route 109. The Nissan Maxima stopped to make a left turn onto Stewart Roa


Search ongoing for 2 armed men who robbed Hendersonville restaurant

Police are searching for two men who they say robbed a popular Hendersonville restaurant at gunpoint. According to investigators, the robbers walked into the Casa Vieja restaurant on North Anderson Lane just before 10:30 p.m. Monday. Police say the suspects, both white males, were both wearing dark-