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Private Joe Stanton Elmore finally laid to rest in hometown of Albany, KY

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Clinton County, KY -Back on July 3rd, the remains of an MIA Kentucky soldier were finally identified.  On Saturday, after 68 years, Private Joe Stanton Elmore was finally laid to rest as family, friends, and community members from near and far gathered at the Albany United Nazarene Church to pay their respects to a man who paid the ultimate price in service of his country. Elmore's remains returned to his home town of Albany, Kentucky, on Wednesday. Elmore was killed duri... More>>

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Good Samaritan finds abandoned baby boy in front of Gott Fire Station

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A Good Samaritan found a baby in a cardboard box Saturday morning in front of the Gott Fire Station on Porter Pike.

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Foster's Football Frenzy 2018: Week One Highlights

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Week #1 Scoreboard

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Grieving mother asks motorists to make responsible driving decisions

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As police across the commonwealth begin the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, one mother’s anguish after losing her son to a drunk driver stands as a stark reminder of what can happen when someone chooses to drive impaired.

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From tax burdens to tax payers, Simpson County Jail gives inmates hope for the future

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From tax burdens to tax payers, the Simpson County Jail is providing inmates opportunities to prepare for the future, while they are still serving time. 

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Wet road safety tips from officials

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Following days of rain and more to come, local officials warn to always be prepared before getting out on the roads. “If you’re going down some of the county roads, especially with low-lying areas and flood prone areas, six inches of water could stall the typical passenger cars,” Administrative Specialist, Caitlyn French, at Warren County Emergency Management explains, “and also a foot of water and two feet of water can float a car away.” Some areas are... More>>

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WKU Volleyball: Lady Tops start season with exhibition versus #5 Kentucky

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In the inaugural volleyball exhibition match hosted in Diddle Arena, WKU got its first taste of action in the 2018 campaign as No. 5-ranked Kentucky came to town. Both Bluegrass programs went deep into their benches to take advantage of the live match setting. “When you play a team the quality of Kentucky, you get exposed a lot of ways and that’s exactly what we wanted to be,” head coach Travis Hudson shared following the exhibition. “I wish we would have done... More>>

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WKU Women's Soccer picked to finish 9th in C-USA

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WKU Soccer has been picked to finish ninth in the annual preseason C-USA coaches’ poll as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Last season, WKU finished in a tie for eighth place in C-USA after a 4-5-1 record in conference play that saw the Lady Toppers come away victorious in four of their last five matches. Rice and North Texas, who have combined to win every regular season C-USA crown since 2014, are tabbed first and second, respectively, followe... More>>

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WKU Men's Golf announces Chan Metts as new head coach

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Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Todd Stewart announced Monday the hiring of Chan Metts as the next head coach of the WKU Hilltopper Golf program. Metts comes to The Hill following two highly successful seasons as an assistant coach at Georgia Southern, during which he was heavily involved in tournaments, travel, recruiting, practices, schedules and workouts. The 34-year-old Dublin, Ga., native takes over for former WKU coach Phillip Hatchett, who passed away in June.... More>>

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Louisville Women's Basketball announces non-conference schedule for 2018-2019 season

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University of Louisville women's basketball has released its 2018-19 non-conference schedule, which is highlighted by home games against Nebraska, Kentucky and Connecticut. Overall, the Cardinals will face nine opponents that reached postseason play a season ago, seven that won 20-plus games and six that played in the NCAA Tournament. “Our non-conference schedule is extremely challenging and we are excited about that,” said head coach Jeff Walz. “Our goal is to pla... More>>

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SoKY Fair makes long-awaited return

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The 2018 SOKY Fair has officially opened. The family fun event runs July 23-28 at Lampkin Park. 

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WKU Football: TE Mik'Quan Dean named to preseason watch list for John Mackey Award

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Senior tight end Mik’Quan Deane has been named to the 2018 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, the committee announced Friday morning. Deane returns as the Hilltoppers’ top receiving tight end, catching 11 passes for 143 yards and one touchdown last season. Those numbers put Deane second among WKU tight ends in 2017 behind Deon Yelder, who was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints. Deane caught at least one pass in five games, including... More>>

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WKU Volleyball: Lady Tops earn AVCA Team Academic Award for 12th consecutive season

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For the 12th consecutive season, WKU Volleyball has been recognized as a recipient of the AVCA Team Academic Award, the association announced Monday. With a cumulative GPA of 3.61 across the 2017-18 school year, the Lady Toppers have earned the Team Academic Award for the 16th time since 1999. The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by ma... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Justin Johnson signs professional contract with Italian team

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Former WKU Basketball star Justin Johnson became the latest Hilltopper to join the professional ranks Monday when he signed with Italian program Cagliari Dinamo Academy. Cagliari Dinamo Academy competes in Italy’s Serie A2 league. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 forward from Hazard, Ky., finished his college career ranked 10th on WKU's all-time scoring list with 1,715 career points and fifth on the all-time rebounding list with 1,057 career boards. He's one of five players in pr... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Tops unveil 2018-2019 Conference USA schedule

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Home games against four of the top six finishers in Conference USA last season and a home-and-home series with defending league champion Marshall highlight the league play portion of the 2018-19 WKU Hilltopper Basketball schedule, as announced Monday by WKU. Playing under a new scheduling model from C-USA, the Hilltoppers will face their travel partner Marshall twice and each other team in the league once over the first 14 games of the conference regular season, including h... More>>

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WKU Women's Golf: Four Lady Tops earn WGCA All-American Scholar honors

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Four members of the WKU Lady Topper Golf team were honored for their academic achievement Tuesday as Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars. WKU’s Georgina Blackman, Megan Clarke, Mary Joiner and Katie Story were all honored by the WGCA, which requires that honorees meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 and compete in at least 50 percent of the school’s regularly scheduled competitive rounds. Blackman, an outgoing senior from Essex, Englan...

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WKU Men's Basketball: Hennssy Auriantal added to coaching staff

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WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Tuesday the hiring of Hennssy Auriantal as an assistant coach on his staff. “We’re happy to have Hennssy join our program,” Stansbury said. “He brings coaching and playing experience at the D-I level in all areas. Besides that, he’s a terrific person and has a beautiful family. We’re excited to have him as part of our team.” Auriantal brings both Division I playing and ...

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Hot Rods open series in South Bend with 5-0 win over Cubs

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods earned their fifth win in a row, beating the South Bend Cubs 6-0 this evening. RHP Tobias Myers turned in another stellar start, and the offense was led by SS Zach Rutherford, who collected two hits on the night. The Hot Rods got on the scoreboard in the top of the second inning. DH Devin Davis reached on a fielder’s choice, and moved to second on a walk. He scored on a single from RF Eleardo Cabrera, and it was 1-0 Hot R...

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Hot Rods sweep Whitecaps in West Michigan

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods earned their first four game sweep of the season with a 5-3 win over the West Michigan Whitecaps this afternoon. LHP Resly Linares earned the win, and LF Emilio Gustave scored twice. The Hot Rods got started in the second inning, when 1B Devin Davis launched his fifth home run of the season on a fly ball to left field. It was 1-0 Bowling Green after two innings. In the third, RF Emilio Gustave scored on a sac fly fro... More>>

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Hot Rods get back on track with win at Whitecaps

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods got back on the winning track tonight, defeating the West Michigan Whitecaps 13-1. Six different Hot Rods had multi-hit games, with SS Taylor Walls leading the way with a four hit night. The Hot Rods got going in the second inning, as they sent seven batters to the plate, scoring four runs. The inning was highlighted by RBI hits from Walls, DH Trey Hair, and 1B Jim Haley. Bowling Green broke the game open in the third, when they sc... More>>

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WKU Men's Basketball: Tops add five-star center Charles Bassey to 2018 class

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WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Wednesday the signing of five-star center Charles Bassey (6-11) in the 2018 class. 

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WKU Men's Basketball: Lamonte Bearden withdraws name from NBA Draft

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WKU Men's Basketball rising junior Lamonte Bearden has withdrawn his name from the 2018 NBA Draft, and will return to the Hill next season, per a tweet from Bearden's Twitter account Wednesday morning.

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Brad Bonds introduced as ACS Boys Basketball Coach

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Brad Bonds officially introduced as Allen County-Scottsville Boys Basketball Head Coach. 

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Bowling Green woman breaks swimming world records

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63-year old Bowling Green resident Penny Noyes continues to break world records in the swimming pool. 

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  • IndyCar driver Wickens flown to hospital after scary crash

    IndyCar driver Wickens flown to hospital after scary crash

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    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa.
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens taken by helicopter for medical treatment following horrific accident at start of race at Pocono Raceway.
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens taken by helicopter for medical treatment following horrific accident at start of race at Pocono Raceway.
  • Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

    Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights

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    (AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...(AP Photo/Esther Htusan). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016 file photo, former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, second left, listens to a Rohingya religious and community leader in the Internally Displaced People's camps during a visit by the R...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations...
    Kofi Annan left the United Nations more committed to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights _ and until his death was speaking out about the turbulent world he saw moving from nations working together to growing nationalism.
  • The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    The Latest: The new alternative facts: 'Truth isn't truth'

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:01:59 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.
    Move over, alternative facts. Now, truth isn't truth.
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