Author: Deborah Highland

Man charged with selling cocaine, methamphetamine

GLASGOW, Ky. – After Glasgow Police officers conducted a search warrant at 106 Joe Traylor Ave. Wednesday, police arrested the resident Jimmy Tucker on three drug charges and a weapon charge. While searching the home, officers said they found a clear bag of individually wrapped bags containing a clear, crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine, according to his arrest…

Elected leaders from 10 counties attend budget workshop

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – County officials from across the 10-county Barren River Area Development District region that includes Warren and surrounding counties met Thursday at the BRADD office to learn about budgeting, state audits and other issues related to county government. The primary purpose for the session was to help elected officials navigate the budgeting process, said Rich Ornstein, attorney…

Bowling Green man accused of rape, sodomy

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police arrested a man Tuesday after a woman reported that he raped her. The woman said, Colton Hogendorn, 25, forcibly raped her March 6 and during the alleged assault also committed another forcible sex act, according to his arrest citation. Police located Hogendorn during a traffic stop and when asked by police if he…

South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force arrests man suspected in multiple robberies

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Detectives with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force along with Russellville police arrested a man late Tuesday night in Russellville on a bank robbery charge out of Mississippi. Russell John Shelton, 50, is being held in the Logan County Detention Center without bond charged with being a fugitive from another state based on the pending Mississippi…

New partnership opens door to Girl Scouts at Parker-Bennett-Curry

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – As Sarah Smalling stood dressed like Girl Scout founder Juliette Low, 28 girls took the oath and became inducted into Girl Scouts Tuesday at Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary School. A partnership between Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, Girls with Pearls and the Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green resulted in an in-school Girl Scout troop at Parker-Bennett-Curry in a population…

Student accused of selling drugs

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a Warren Central High School student Thursday after a K-9 Kilo alerted on the student’s car in the school parking lot. Karl Leroy Billings Jr., 18, is charged with trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication and an…