Author: Deborah Highland

Grand jury indicts man on rape of a 5-year-old child

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County grand jury indicted a Bowling Green man Wednesday on rape and sodomy charges. Tracy Allen Ward, 46, who has been jailed since June 20 when he was arrested, is accused of violent sex crimes against a five-year-old child and was also indicted Wednesday on a drug possession charge. Ward told police he was…

UPDATE: State police investigate fatality

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating a single- vehicle fatal wreck in Warren County. Troopers were called Wednesday afternoon to mile marker 40 on Interstate 65 North where a single-occupant vehicle wrecked. The preliminary investigation shows Jeffery Midlar, 67, of Magnolia, Ky. was driving a 2001 Ford pickup in the northbound lanes of I-65. Midlar lost control of…

One dead, one critical in Allen County wreck

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. – One person is dead following a wreck involving a motorcycle and a truck. The wreck occurred between 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 231 and Halfway-Halifax Road, Kentucky State Police Trooper Daniel Priddy said. The preliminary investigation shows Charles Wagoner, 77, of Scottsville was operating 2018 GMC pickup hauling a pontoon boat on…

Task force seizes $150K in drugs during traffic stop

GLASGOW, Ky. – Detectives with the Barren River Drug Task Force seized 40 pounds of marijuana and marijuana products following a traffic stop Monday. Barren River Drug Task Force and the Glasgow Police Department made a traffic stop on a 2010 white Dodge SUV on Veterans Outer Loop Monday. The vehicle was being operated by Henry Harris, 21,  of Glasgow,…

Bowling Green man shot early Friday morning

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is hospitalized in Nashville, Tenn. after sustaining a gunshot wound early Friday morning in Warren County. Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called at 12:44 a.m. Friday to 2200 Girkin Boiling Springs Road on a shooting. Upon arrival, they found Ronald Martin, 49, with a single shotgun wound, Sheriff Brett Hightower said….

Topper athletes serve up chicken for a cause

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Alumni of the Center for Courageous Kids, Big Red, Western Kentucky University athletes and other CCK supporters are teaming up Saturday for the first Tip-a-Topper event at Chick-fil-A. Patrons at the Scottsville Road location are being asked to tip the Hilltopper who takes their order between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. All tips will be donated…

One dies in Barren County wreck, child injured

GLASGOW, Ky. – One person died and a small child was injured following an early morning wreck Thursday on the Cumberland Parkway in Glasgow. Kentucky State Police were notified about the wreck just before 7 a.m., Trooper Daniel Priddy said. The wreck occurred at the 14 mile marker, and the parkway was shut down in both directions while police investigated….

Man charged in two July robberies

Bentonio CrockettBOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A man police arrested here in June on a Tennessee fugitive warrant has been charged with two robberies in Bowling Green. Bentonio Crockett, 40, of Bowling Green, is accused of robbing a pizza delivery person July 9 and University Liquors July 17, according to a release from the Bowling Green Police Department. He is charged…

Glasgow teen accused of felony domestic assault

Hunter LondonGLASGOW, Ky. – Glasgow police responded Sunday to T.J. Samson Community Hospital after a woman sought treatment there for cuts and stab wounds to the back and chest. The woman was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment, according to a release from Glasgow police. Glasgow police charged Hunter C. London, 19, of Glasgow with first-degree assault domestic…