Author: Candace Price

Fire destroys mobile home and barn in Hart County

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky.- A fast moving fire destroyed a mobile home and barn Saturday afternoon in Hart County’s Hardyville community. A portion of a corn field was also scorched. Fire officials told WNKY that the fire broke out around 1 p.m. in the 1900 block of Fairview Church Pascal Road. Officials said the wind caused the fire to move across Fairview Church…

Corvette Assembly Plant workers now relying on strike pay

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Friday was day 12 of the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors. For the 900 Corvette Assembly Plant workers in Bowling Green, and those across the nation, it’s the first day they will not be getting their usual paycheck. Strikers will now have to rely on union strike pay, which amounts to $250 a week, a…

Andy Beshear visits Bowling Green to discuss healthcare

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Kentucky’s gubernatorial elections are right around the corner, and Attorney General Andy Beshear (D-Ky) is one of the candidates hoping to unseat Governor Matt Bevin (R-Ky) in the November elections. On Wednesday Beshear was in Bowling Green discussing healthcare. Mr. Beshear was joined by State Rep. Patti Minter Wednesday morning, as the pair took a tour of Western…

2019 Kentucky Muddy Water Blues Conference this week in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Contractors, regulators and other industry professionals are attending the 2019 Kentucky Muddy Water Blues event this week, at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green. The purpose of the event is to make sure that all the construction happening in town doesn’t have a negative impact on Kentucky waterways. Runoff from construction sites can end up polluting…

Warren County Fiscal Court gets rebate check on energy efficiency upgrades

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Warren County Fiscal Court has recently become more energy efficient, and now the court is getting back some of the money they spent on the upgrade. In fiscal court on Monday, a $17,220 check was presented to the court. The court qualified for rebates after converting from gas to electric as part of their energy performance contract with…

Sen. Paul presents wife of local war hero with a flag

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-On Friday, Sen. Rand Paul honored a local war hero who lost his life during an ambush in Iraq in 2004. During the ceremony the Senator also addressed growing tensions between the United States and Iran. At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Sen. Paul presented Lisa Henderson with a flag honoring her late husband First Lt. Robert Henderson II…

2019 K-Count shows increase in homeless population

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A recent count of Kentucky’s homeless population shows an increase, and also a major change in the type of homelessness that people are experiencing. The statewide count of the homeless, called K-Count, finds over the past three years Kentucky’s homeless population has increased by 600. The total number of homeless people in Kentucky as of this year has…

Local law enforcement gets TruNarc device

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Local law enforcement have recently acquired a device that allows them to test drugs while in the field. It’s called TruNarc, and 11 drug task force agencies across Kentucky are currently using it. The Bowling-Green Warren County Drug Task Force received their TruNarc device around two weeks ago, and they have already started using it in the field….

Kentucky in early stages of a drought according to climate scientists

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Climate and environmental experts from around the country are in Bowling Green this week for the 2019  biennial U.S. Drought Monitor Forum. Kentucky state climatologist, Stuart Foster, spoke on day one of the three day event. He’s warning that despite the above normal rainfall this year, over the last month or so it’s been extremely hot and dry….