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Celina Hwy. altercation results in assault charges
By Lyndon Johnson,OCN StaffA Celina Highway altercation that attracted a lot of attention from law enforcement last Monday, July 9, has resulted in aggravated assault charges for a Monroe man.
Court appearances reset for Gentry
Kevin Scott Gentry had originally been indicted by a Barren County grand jury in March 2016 on a count of criminal solicitation to murder after he was arrested in Glasgow where he had met with an undercover detective to set up the deal. During that meeting in a vehicle in a parking lot, he provided
Metcalfe County man arrested on drug charges
When they arrived, they asked for consent to search the residence, which was given. The state police troopers found a marijuana grinder, small plastic bags containing a crystal-like substance, straws and glass smoking pipes, said a Kentucky State Police press release.
Estate administrators for Kristen Edwards sue city, 911 center
GLASGOW – The administrators of the estate of 22-year-old Kristen Rae Edwards, who was killed two years ago by Clark W. Smith, are suing the City of Glasgow, the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center and two boards that have different oversight roles for the dispatch center.
Two arrested near Elk Ridge Baptist Church
Two people were arrested on Tuesday, July 10, following an incidentthat occurred near Elk Ridge Baptist Church.Dustin Ammon, 38 and Heidi Nehls, 45, of Bronston, were arrested by
Kentucky Conservation Officers investigating death on Barren River Lake
"I wear my life jacket. I expect my employees to do that, and I would love for the people on the lake to do that," he said, "because the worst thing we can do is come to something like that where somebody didn't wear their life jacket."
One injured, cited in Tuesday crash
According to the crash report filed by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Toby Beaty, Jason Warren, 48, of Knoxville, was driving the white 2016 Nissan Frontier crew cab pickup truck west on the highway when it exited the roadway to the left while negotiating a curve and struck the rock embankment. Wa
Edmonton man arrested on drug charges
Troopers were given consent to search the home and found a marijuana grinder, small plastic bags containing a crystal like substance, and straws and glass smoke pipes.
Woman leads deputies on morning chase
Deputies charged Dana Michelle Bowes, 40, with driving under the influence, reckless driving, evading arrest, two counts of reckless endangerment and driving on a revoked driver’s license after she led deputies on a chase.
Dead woman found after firefighters extinguish house fire
According to a Cave City Fire Department news release, Christine T. Wilkins, 63, was found dead inside the home after firefighters responded at about 4:05 p.m. to a house fire call at the residence.
Teen on 'female Viagra' crashes into building while masturbating to gear shift
Bowling Green, KY | A Kentucky teenager who has crashed her parents’ vehicle into the house of a citizen of Warren County has admitted she was under the influence of alcohol, ecstasy, and counterfeit female Viagra.
Former Dart Container employee accused of putting glass shards in cups pleads guilty
After receiving complaints, Dart Container put the distribution of Styrofoam cups on hold, and found seven more boxes with broken glass in the cups.
Glasgow pledges $100k to interchange project
GLASGOW – To show its support for a federal grant application Barren County intends to submit, the Glasgow Common Council pledged $100,000 toward a project to add another interchange to the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway at Ky. 249, also known as Roseville Road.
Mediation results in plea in murder case; Smith admits guilt, claims mental illness
GLASGOW – The man who has now pleaded “guilty but mentally ill” to three charges, including that he killed Barren County resident Kristen Rae Edwards two years ago, is expected to have to serve at least another 18 years' imprisonment.
Kentucky Boy Injured In Bow & Arrow Accident
ELKTON, Ky. - Officials in Todd County, Kentucky confirmed a 10-year-old boy was injured in an accident involving a bow and arrow.
Police booking reports for 7-16-2018
◆ Eochawn Lamont Cotton, 31, 1480 West Main, Franklin, was arrested and charged with child abuse. He remained held in the Maury County Jail without bond.
PARIS TN: Traffic stop leads to drug, weapons charges for woman
A Henry County woman was arrested on drug and weapon charges after being pulled over at a traffic stop Thursday night on Volunteer Drive.Farrah Dannette Stewart, 41, of 3703 Highway 79 northeast of Paris was charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell or de
Cave City mobile home fire kills one
CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) --The Cave City Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire Saturday afternoon. When they arrived, they found a mobile home fully engulfed in flames.
2 Arrested On Drug Charges In Warren County, Kentucky
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Two men were arrested in Warren County, Kentucky on multiple drug charges.
Wayne County man charged with attempted murder
According to the Sheriff, deputies responded to a stabbing report at the Valley View trailer park just after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. When they arrived, deputies learned that Christopher Melendez, 32, had accused a woman of stealing his debit card and stabbed her with a knife.