Author: Deborah Highland

Woman sentenced in DUI death

GLASGOW, Ky. – A Barren County woman who pleaded guilty in September to second-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol in a DUI wreck that caused a death was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison. Lee Ann Tarry, 49, was indicted last year following a wreck in which the car she was driving rear…

Man pleads guilty to multiple sex offenses, state recommends 12-year prison sentence

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man pleaded guilty Monday to multiple child sex offenses. Earlier this year, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office investigated Brian Lee Nichols, 58, on multiple sex offenses over a four-year period involving juveniles in his care, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Nichols pleaded guilty in Warren Circuit Court Monday to one…

Body found in wooded area near Riverwood Avenue

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police opened a death investigation Monday morning after someone found human remains in a wooded area in the 200 block of Riverwood Avenue, authorities said. The remains were found in a wood line behind a Kroger on the U.S. 31-W Bypass, Bowling Green Police Department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said. Crime scene processors collected…

One killed in Barren County collision

Cave City, Ky. – A Munfordville man died Saturday night following a collision in Cave City.  Kentucky State Police Post 3 received a call at 11:20 p.m. for service to a two-vehicle injury collision near 302 Mammoth Cave Street. A preliminary investigation shows Jacob K. Riggs, 27, of Munfordville was driving a 2005 Scion passenger car traveling east on Mammoth Cave…

Recanvass in governor’s race shows no changes for Warren County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In a Thursday morning recanvass of the gubernatorial race, the results for Warren County are unchanged. Incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin received 17,118 votes while his Democratic challenger Andy Beshear captured the majority with 18,249 votes. The recanvass started at 9 a.m. at the Warren County Clerk’s Office. County clerk Lynette Yates said she “absolutely” trusts the…

Man accused of strangling woman

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – It took two people to pull Paul McKinney off of a woman he is accused of strangling Monday night inside of his truck. McKinney told Bowling Green Police he was asked to leave the property at 1502 Stubbins Street just before 9 p.m. Monday, according to his arrest citation. McKinney told police he was upset because…

Fisherman finds body of Scottsville man in lake

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. – A fisherman found the body of Charles “Gary” Horne, 73, Friday night floating in Barren River Lake. Horne had been out fishing and for unknown reasons, his body was later found in the water, Allen County Coroner Darren Davis said. Horne did not drown. “At this time the cause of death is believed to be of natural…

Couple sues Bowling Green attorney following 2018 assault charge

FRANKLIN, Ky. – A Simpson County couple filed suit Monday against Bowling Green attorney Travis Lock following a 2018 misdemeanor assault charge. Simpson Circuit Court Clerk records show Lock was charged in November 2018 with an assault on Troy Neal Tims in the presence of  Tims’ wife, Connie Tims. Tims told law enforcement officials that he saw someone trespassing on…

Masked people assaulted two other people in front of Capitol Arts Center early Sunday morning

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – People wearing Halloween costumes assaulted one male and one female in front of the Capitol Arts Center early Sunday morning. Bowling Green police were called to the scene at 12:54 a.m. and upon arrival found a victim with substantial facial injuries, police department spokesman Officer Ronnie Ward said. Police have not released the name of the…