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Sheriff-Elect Stephen Stratton begins new role on January 1st
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Stephen Stratton was elected in November to take the role as Logan County’s next Sheriff. Now that his campaigning is behind him, he’s ready to return to what he loves most.
Logan County nonprofit, others bring Christmas to needy
RUSSELLVILLE – For more than 50 years, there has been a seasonal community effort in Logan County to bring Christmas to people in need. Mike Humble, chief executive officer of the nonprofit Agape Service Foundation Inc., said that during Brother Joe’s Family Christmas, volunteers make donations to h
Go Fund Me launched for Middle Tennessee newlywed, mother of two found in burning car
GALLATIN, Tenn.--A Go Fund Me page has been launched for a Middle Tennessee mother who was found deceased in a car fire at the Sumner County Board of Education parking lot Saturday morning.
Longtime Logan charity does much good
It is always humbling to see people helping those in need throughout the year, but especially during Christmas. It is sad that there are families who lack the money to buy presents for their children. We understand this does happen, due to circumstances such as being laid off from a job, having heal
Matt Bevin talks pension reform in Logan County following KY Supreme Court decision
RUSSELLVILLE — Gov. Matt Bevin took an hour and a half during his stop in Logan County to address concerns from constituents, most of them involving the future of the state's ailing pension system.
Bevin tours Logan technical center
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin toured the Logan County Career and Technical Center Friday afternoon. He stopped in each of the departments asking instructors and administrators about the 21 career pathways offered through the technical center and Logan County High School.
Report: Kentucky starting LB ruled ineligible for Citrus Bowl, ending UK career
Kentucky will be down a starting linebacker in the Citrus Bowl. Derek Terry of Cats Pause is reporting that Wildcats LB Jordan Jones has been ruled ineligible for the Citrus Bowl against Penn State. With Jones being a senior, this means his UK football career is complete. A UK spokesperson did not p
Hopkinsville Police searching for diagnosed missing teen
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WZTV) -- The Hopkinsville Police Department are currently searching for a 16-year-old missing juvenile with a diagnosis. Logan Kyle Romkey was last seen around 8:30 a.m. on Saturday near his residence on the 1400 block of East 7th Street. Police are advising he is a missing juveni
Lady Cats continue improvement in narrow loss at Logan County
The Franklin-Simpson girls basketball team was only in action for one game this past weekend, but that one game had enough excitement for a month's worth of games. The Lady Cats travelled to Logan County Friday night looking to make a statement in their district opener. While the girls would ultimat
Franklin man wanted on attempted murder charge
FRANKLIN, Ky.- Police in Franklin are searching for a man who they say opened fire at another individual. An arrest warrant has been issued for Adrian Nolan, 38, charging him with attempted murder, wanton endangerment and criminal mischief.
Juvenile killed at house; suspect at large
A juvenile who was shot Sunday night at a house at 222 Moonlite Drive died early Monday, and police are searching for another juvenile believed to be the shooter. The Bowling Green Police Department responded at 8:27 p.m. Sunday to the reported shooting at the address. City police officers remained
Police: Intoxicated man destroys store, gropes woman, assaults officers
A Warren County man was arrested Sunday at a convenience store after police received a report that he was "destroying the store and acting crazy." According to a Bowling Green Police Department arrest citation, officers responded at 9:57 a.m. Sunday to Shell, 2750 Russellville Road, regarding an int
Need for 'Kinship Care Program' in Kentucky Remains High
Kayden is an energetic five year old—though he’ll tell you he’s actually five-and-a-half. He lives in Russellville with his sister, Kaleigh, their grandmother, and her husband.
Police investigate death of Kentucky jail inmate
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say they are investigating the death of a McCracken County jail inmate. A statement from police says jail staff called troopers on Friday to report an inmate had attempted to hang himself. Jail staff told police they found 35-year-old Ronald G. Ledbetter in
Shoplifting complaint leads to pursuit, two arrests in Logan
Two Tennessee residents were arrested Monday in Logan County after law enforcement fielded a shoplifting complaint and engaged in a pursuit. According to the Logan County Sheriff's Department, Farmers Hardware in Russellville reported that a man took a drill, drill driver and jigsaw from the store.
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
Russellville preparing children for kindergarten
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky.- Young minds under construction. The Russellville Preschool Academy at the Kaye Wilkins Center is where many students start their educational journeys. It’s the first classroom setting many of these three- and four-year old’s have experienced.
Police investigate shooting of boy on Moonlite Avenue
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police were called to 222 Moonlite Ave. at 8:27 p.m. Sunday after someone reported a shooting. A juvenile boy was shot, and another juvenile boy is the suspect in the shooting, Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said. Names of both the vi
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.