Author: Deborah Highland

Beshear appoints Geoghegan to Warren District Court Judge position

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberly Geoghegan learned Tuesday afternoon she will be the next Warren District Judge in Division 1 filling the seat being vacated by Sam Potter. Gov. Andy Beshear appointed Geoghegan Tuesday. Geoghegan will be sworn in within the next 30 days and will have to run for election to the seat next year. “I…

Police investigate Monday afternoon robbery at Cash Express

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police are investigating a Monday afternoon robbery at Cash Express on Russellville Road. Police said a white man in a grey button down shirt, black hat and blue reflective sunglasses robbed the store of an undisclosed amount of cash. No other details were immediately available.

UPDATE: Woman kills man with BB gun

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police are investigating the shooting death of a man found on Cherry Way Saturday. Police received a call from a resident in the 300 block of Cherry Way where the resident said a man was passed out on the ground, Officer Amber Kae Bowman said. The man had multiple wounds from a BB gun…

Man suffers severe eye injury in downtown bar Friday

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – An Ohio man was arrested Friday following a bar fight at Dublin’s in downtown Bowling Green, and another man has a severe eye injury. Nevan Snodgrass, 19, is charged with second-degree assault and alcohol intoxication in a public place, according to his arrest citation. A witness told police Snodgrass threw another man, Loren O’Connor, on the…

Body found in Barren River near Greencastle Dam

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – At just before 6 p.m. Sunday the body of a young Hispanic woman was pulled from Barren River near the Greencastle lock and dam. Emergency crews were called out after someone reported seeing a body in the water. Multiple fire personnel, emergency medical services, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, the Warren County Coroner’s…

Cheers! BG Wine Fest a hit with wine lovers

F438CBEB-F7DA-4FEB-97FF-9B6015C702DD AFF96F59-D6F9-44D1-9382-E4A29683E3CC BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Wine lovers got a treat Saturday at the Historic Railpark & Train Museum during the BG Wine Fest. Kentucky wineries, musicians and food truck operators set up shop at the Railpark late Saturday morning for the third wine fest at the Historic Railpark. “We’ve got wineries from all across Kentucky here on site serving…

Helicopter crashes in Butler County

MORGANTOWN, Ky. – At about 11:15 a.m. Friday, a crop spraying helicopter in Butler County lost power and crashed into a soybean field, Butler County Sheriff Scottie Ward said. The pilot was awake and alert but injured and was flown from Butler County to a Nashville trauma center. The aircraft went down in a field in the 11000 block of…

One man arrested after hit and run collision, one man hospitalized

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man was arrested early Tuesday morning following a crash in which a motorcyclist was injured. At 12:23 a.m., a witness called police and reported that a car had struck a motorcycle on Louisville Road and the car drove away. The witness followed the car into an apartment complex. The driver of the motorcycle,…

Police charge woman with bank robbery

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Seven minutes after PNC Bank on Russellville Road reported a bank robbery Monday, Bowling Green police officers had a woman in custody. At 9:51, PNC Bank called to report a robbery and while police were on the way an officer saw a woman who fit the description of the robber. The officer stopped and identified the…

Body of missing man found in Logan County

FRANKLIN, Ky. – The body of a man reported missing in Simpson County Wednesday was found Thursday in a Logan County barn. Billy McKinnis’ family reported him missing Wednesday night when he didn’t return home from working on a piece of machinery, Simpson County Sheriff Jere Dee Hopson said. “Mr. McKinnis worked on tractors and would travel over a large…