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Man walks away injured in Todd County wreck

Alexis Salazar, 23, Russellville, was west on U.S. 68 in the area of Old Quarry Road when his vehicle crossed into the eastbound lanes, ran down an embankment and overturned multiple times before coming to a rest in a field, said Todd County deputies.

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-08-17 17:09:00

Glasgow rolls Russellville in season opener

“I thought we played really well tonight,” Glasgow coach Jeff Garmon said. “We had some really good individual performances, and I just thought we played really well.”

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-18 05:48:00

Bowling Green man arrested for drug trafficking over 6 pounds of marijuana

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --A Bowling Green man is behind bars under drug trafficking charges.18-year-old Jacob Denson of Bowling Green has been under investigation by the Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force.Officials say Denson was seen putting two packages containing 6.7 pounds of high gra

WBKO - 2018-08-18 10:02:00

Russellville Senior Center to move into renovated building by new year

By the end of the year, the senior center in Russellville expects to have a new home, along with all the Community Action of Southern Kentucky offerings in Russellville, that can better meet its needs.Bill Pearson, Russellville's zoning administrator, said an old building on Sixth Street that used t

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 23:00:00

Teen charged with marijuana trafficking

According to the Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force, agents observed Jacob Denson, 18, taking possession of two parcels containing 6.7 pounds of marijuana and placing them in the trunk of his car.

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 20:42:00

Rapper Lil Keke coming to town to perform #SouthsideChallenge

The Houston rapper behind the song that spawned the local #SouthsideChallenge is coming to perform his 1997 hit song in Hopkinsville.Lil Keke will be in concert at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the event is for ages 18 and up.Tickets are $30 for g

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-08-18 04:45:00

Nashville Sounds fall to New Orleans Baby Cakes 3-2 at First Tennessee Park - Clarksville, TN Online

Nashville, TN– The Nashville Sounds dropped their third straight game in a 3-2 decision to the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of a sellout crowd of 10,439 fans at First Tennessee Park Friday night.

CLARKSVILLEONLINE.COM - 2018-08-18 04:22:41

Lightning strike destroys family's home in Warren County

A Warren County family’s home was destroyed Thursday on Fairview Boiling Springs Road after it was apparently struck by lightning.Jessica Brady was home with her 18-month-old daughter when the fire started. “I heard a big clap of thunder and lightning,” Brady said. “I saw the glow. Ten minutes later

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-08-18 07:00:00

Simpson deputy testifies about being shot

SCOTTSVILLE – When he went to serve an arrest warrant against Ben Wyatt two years ago, Detective Eddie Lawson of the Simpson County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday he did not expect the encounter to end up with the two exchanging what he called a "continuous volley of gunfire" that left Lawson with


Family's mobile home a total loss after early morning fire

"I said, you know, 'Everything in that house you guys can replace, but at least you still have the baby and her mom.'" said neighbor, Kimberly Bowman. "And I was like, 'so you guys can work and build everything back up, but you can't replace them.'"


Logan County Jail trying to address overcrowding of county inmates

RUSSELLVILLE, Kentucky (WBKO) --The Logan County Detention Center is one of several Kentucky jails currently battling an overcrowded inmate population."Just today we have 129 county inmates. We have 78 beds," explained jailer Phil Gregory. "Obviously we don't have beds for all of them."Gregory also


Lightning strike destroys family's home

A Warren County family's home was destroyed Thursday on Fairview Boiling Springs Road when it was apparently struck by lightning.Jessica Brady was home with her 18-month-old daughter when the fire started."I heard a big clap of thunder and lightning," Brady said. "I saw the glow. Ten minutes later,

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-17 13:00:00

Toxicology reports reveal moped driver who died in accident last month had meth in his system

Toxicology results were reported Thursday for the deceased moped driver who collided head-on with a car while driving in the wrong lane on July 25 on Antioch Road, according to a Christian County Sheriff’s report.The toxicology reports reveal that the moped driver, Adam W. Nelson, 37, Hopkinsville,

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-08-17 04:45:00

Federal grand jury charges Louisville man in connection with fatal heroin overdose

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been charged by a grand jury after authorities say a Bowling Green woman died from a heroin overdose.According to a release from the Department of Justice, 22-year-old Damone Bell was charged by a federal grand jury on Wednesday.


Ex-Deputy gets 3 years probation for wire fraud

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --A former Monroe County Deputy pleads guilty to a federal wire fraud charge.The U.S. Attorney's Office says Larry Dale Martin entered into a plea agreement where he will serve three years probation and pay restitution of $7,500.Martin pleaded guilty to selling surplus mili


Man charged with assaulting man with hatchet

The man, whose name has not been released, was allegedly assaulted byEddrecusJ.Williams, 35,with a hatchet, according to Hopkinsville police.


Upcoming driver's license changes in Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) --Next year, there will be new changes for drivers in the Bluegrass State but they may come at a much higher price.


Man dies after taken into custody in Simpson County

Kentucky State Police is investigating the death of a Louisville man after he was taken into custody in Simpson County Saturday, Aug. 11.According to a press release from Kentucky State Police, at 12:27 p.m. state police received a call of a domestic disturbance on Allen Road. Simpson County sheriff


Golden Alert issued for missing Warren County man - ABC 36 News

Missing: 26-year-old Ryan KingBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WTVQ) — Warren County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for 26-year-old Ryan King, of Bowling Green, who they say is missing and mentally challenged.The Sheriff’s Office says they were first notified last Sunday that King was missing, after he had got


Nacarius Fant arrested for trafficking in a controlled substance

According to the drug task force, Nacarius Fant, 22, was arrested following a six week investigation of drug trafficking in cocaine. They say they completing four controlled drug purchases from Fant.