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State charges dropped against UK student from Glasgow
LEXINGTON, Ky.- State charges have been dropped against a University of Kentucky student from Glasgow, whose accused of making a threat against the school on social media. Haily Duvall, 19, was charged with terroristic threatening and falsely reporting an incident in Fayette County.
Cave City Tourist Commission agrees to buy new furniture, repaint and clean convention center
The Cave City Tourist and Convention Commission agreed during its Dec. 10 meeting to purchase new furniture for the Cave City Convention Center and to clean and repaint the facility.
Horse Cave man arrested after internet crimes against children investigation
HORSE CAVE, Ky.- A Hart County man is behind bars after an undercover internet crimes against children investigation. On Monday, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Steven Rhodes, 25, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor
Kids use first day of break to help feed fellow students
GLASGOW, Ky. – Trojans helping Trojans. For many students, today was the official start to their holiday break, but students at Barren County High School chose to spend the day giving back to their community.
Riley says new legislation could have been handled in regular session; Ross hopes General Assembly 'gavels out'
GLASGOW — Kentucky legislators were called back to Frankfort this week for a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly to address the state pension issue once again, after the Kentucky Supreme Court struck down a public pension law last week.
Metcalfe teacher helps decorate White House for Christmas
GLASGOW — Jay White was one of 100 people selected to travel to Washington D.C. in November to help decorate the White House for Christmas. White of Glasgow is a kindergarten teacher at Metcalfe County Elementary in Edmonton. He is also a history buff.
Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Kentucky man who robbed over $32,000 from a bank in Wayne County was sentenced to 63 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, previously pled guilty to bank robbery. U.S. Attorney Stuart commended the investigativ
'Call the Claus': Kentucky National Guard lets kids call Santa on Humvee radio
GLASGOW — Area children were able to make special calls to the North Pole on Tuesday in front of Walmart. As part of the inaugural Call the Claus event, local members of the Kentucky National Guard allowed kids to sit inside of a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle — also known as a Humvee —
Mountain bike trail to be developed in Barren County
LUCAS — The Southwestern Kentucky Mountain Bike Association is making plans to construct a multi-purpose trail on a 140-acre tract of land owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers located near the entrance to Barren River Lake State Resort Park along U.S. 31-E. The bike association is currently in
‘The giving spirit’: Barren County students, staff deliver food to families in need
GLASGOW — It was the first day of Christmas Break, and a large group of students were not sitting at home watching Netflix, playing Fortnite or staring at their cell phones. They, along with members of the faculty and staff, were donating their time to help the less fortunate.
Community band, others share talents for free concert
GLASGOW -- The more than 40 musicians of the Glasgow Community Band played a variety of songs to celebrate the season at its annual Christmas concert at the Plaza Theatre in downtown Glasgow on Sunday afternoon.
Glasgow Burger King employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A
GLASGOW, Ky.- A Burger King employee in Glasgow has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A. According to a news release from the restaurant’s owner, JPL Management, the employee was diagnosed with Hepatitis A on Wednesday. The employee notified management, which then alerted the health department.
Juvenile arrested day after deadly shooting
Police made an arrest Monday in the case of a juvenile who was killed in a weekend shooting. The suspect, also a juvenile, was booked into Warren County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of second-degree manslaughter and tampering with physical evidence, according to Off. Ronnie Ward, spokesman f
UPDATED: Burger King closes for two days to pre-empt illness risk
GLASGOW – Although health officials have deemed that there is a low risk to patrons, the franchisee of the Burger King in Glasgow has closed the restaurant temporarily as a precautionary measure after an employee was diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to statements from the franchisee and Barren
Employee at Glasgow Burger King diagnosed with Hepatitis A
GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - The Barren River District Health Department is investigating a case of Hepatitis A in an employee at the Glasgow Burger King. The restaurant is located at 124 James Rogers Rd.
Hemp, hemp, hooray: Local producers excited over farm bill
GLASGOW — The passage of the farm bill by Congress this week could mean big things for rural Kentucky in regard to industrial hemp. U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Tompkinsville, explained the bill reclassifies industrial hemp, making it an agriculture crop just like corn, soybeans and tobacco and not a co
WKU-Glasgow hosts Fall 2018 Graduand Ceremony
GLASGOW — Students who are about to graduate from Western Kentucky University-Glasgow were honored during the Fall 2018 Graduand Ceremony on Thursday evening at WKU-Glasgow. “This evening is primarily a celebration of the December class for 2018,” said Beth Laves, associate vice president of the Div
Yanez, Lemons cases continued
GLASGOW – Pretrial conferences for two Barren County cases in which the respective defendants are accused of placing others in grave harm were continued to later dates in Barren Circuit Court on Monday afternoon.
Burger King closes for 2 days as precaution after employee diagnosed with Hep A
The franchisee of the Burger King in Glasgow has closed the restaurant temporarily as a precautionary measure after an employee was diagnosed with hepatitis A, according to a “public letter” sent to the Glasgow Daily Times.
Former Kentucky high school basketball star denied bond reduction following rape charge
BURLINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - A Kentucky judge has denied a request for a rape suspect to have his bond lowered, as his case is being sent to a grand jury. WKRC reports former Covington Catholic basketball star Jacob Walter, 18, of Burlington will remain in the Boone County Detention Center on a $250,000