Author: Deborah Highland

Woman charged with attempted murder during child exchange

TEMPLE HILL, Ky. – A Barren County woman was charged with attempted murder Thursday after Barren County Sheriff’s deputies said she fired as gun at her estranged husband during a child exchange in a business parking lot. Marquitta Lessenberry, 35,  and Christopher Thomason, 27, both of Glasgow, were arrested following the discharge of a firearm during the child exchange in a…

Sheriff’s office makes arrest in shooting incident

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Glasgow man Monday who was wanted in connection to a shooting incident in Glasgow. At 7:20 p.m. Monday, Glasgow police called the Warren County Sheriff’s Department and ask deputies to look for Damiyan Carter, 29, in the 1500 block of Glen Lilly Road, according to a release from the sheriff’s…

Truck driver injured after semi overturns

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – At 10:30 a.m. Bowling Green police were called to an overturned semi at Memphis Junction Road just before the intersection with Russellville Road. The truck was hauling a crane. The driver, John Moore, of Alabama, was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. The extent of the injuries was not released.

One killed in Smiths Grove wreck

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a late Friday night fatal wreck in Smiths Grove, Sheriff Brett Hightower said. One person was killed just before midnight after exiting Interstate 65 onto South Main Street, Hightower said. George “Teddy” Rollenhagen, 37, of Bowling Green,  was traveling southbound on Main Street. As he approached the off-bound ramp intersection…

Man in stolen car wrecks during pursuit, runs away barefooted

GLASGOW, Ky. – Barren County Sheriff’s deputies hope to identify a man who fled from them first in a car and then on foot Thursday morning. At about 10:25 a.m. Thursday, a Barren County Sheriff’s deputy observed a stolen Black Honda CR-V traveling on Edmonton Road. The vehicle had previously been involved in a pursuit with Kentucky State Police and…

Man injured in early morning housefire

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green firefighters pulled a man from his home Thursday morning after it caught fire. At 7:08 a.m. firefighters were called to the 1400 block of Lynhurst Drive where they immediately saw smoke and fire, according to a release from the fire department. “I came back from having my morning walk and I saw smoke billowing…

Kentucky State Police investigate fatal shooting

ROUNDHILL, Ky. – Kentucky State Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Butler County. Police responded at 4:30 p.m. Monday to 207 Sleepy Hollow Road where they found Ricky Watkins, 33, of Franklin, shot to death, according to a release from Kentucky State Police. The Butler County Coroner’s Officer pronounced Watkins dead at the scene No other…

No appointments necessary for COVID testing at Kroger sites

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -The Kroger drive-thru testing is now accepting people who drive-up with no appointment. It takes a few minutes to register on site.  People who arrive without an appointment must have a valid ID. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian. County officials encourage all individuals who want to be tested, or…

Woman carjacked in her Highland Way driveway

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A woman living in the 1500 block of Highland Way was injured Wednesday morning during a carjacking in her driveway. The woman had just stepped into her car at 11:07 a.m. when an armed man approached and demanded her 2010 black Suburban. She got out of the vehicle and was knocked backwards by the vehicle’s door…

Firefighters battle blaze at Chestnut Center

chestnut5chestnut4chestnut3chestnut2 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Multiple Bowling Green firefighters were called late Tuesday morning to battle a large blaze at 728 Chestnut Street at the Chestnut Center Building which is home to several small businesses. The call came in at 11:49 a.m. Nine trucks and a strike team of additional firefighters were called in. “We’ve got extra people manning reserve…