Author: Deborah Highland

Three injured in hazmat incident on Three Springs Road

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Three people were injured when a truck hauling asphalt tar overturned Wednesday morning on Three Springs Road. First responders were called to the scene at about 10:53 a.m. on Three Springs Road near Prospect Lane. No other vehicles were involved in the incident. Warren County Emergency Management, Bowling Green Fire Department, Woodburn Fire Department and the…

Horse and buggy water rescue, animal shelter flooding, trailer park flood reported in Barren County

GLASGOW, Ky. – First responders Tuesday morning evacuated a portion of a trailer park in Barren County, animals from the flooded-out Barren River Animal Welfare Association and completed a water rescue involving a horse and buggy. According to officials, some areas in south central Kentucky got around four inches of rain overnight. Tuesday morning, in Glasgow, some residents of Eastbrook…

Lightning strikes home in Butler County

JETSON, Ky. – Lightning destroyed a home at about 3 a.m. Tuesday at 9619 Leonard Oak Road. During an overnight storm that produced heavy rain, lightning and hail, the house was struck. Several Butler County volunteer fire departments responded to the two-story home that sustained significant damage.      

Bowling Green man accused of car jacking, multiple other felonies

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of car jacking another person Friday evening, running from the police and endangering the lives of multiple people. While a police officer was on the scene of a wreck in the 1200 block of the U.S. 31-W By-Pass Friday evening, the officer saw a silver Kia Soul hit his police…

One killed in Edmonson County wreck

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – One person is dead and two are injured following a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Edmonson County. Kentucky State Police are investigating the wreck in the 6,000 block of Ky. 259. Marshall T. Hornback, 65, of Mammoth Cave was operating a 1994 Chevrolet truck northbound on Ky. 259 in Edmonson County. For unknown reasons, Hornback’s vehicle exited the right shoulder of the…

Police: Man shot during domestic disturbance with his mother

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky State Police were called Thursday afternoon to 5475 Hammonsville Road in Munfordville to a domestic disturbance between a mother and her adult son. The mother told police her son had possession of a rifle and was being physically aggressive toward her, according to a release. During a physical altercation between the two, the adult male was…

Bowling Green man charged with felony after traffic stop

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of having methamphetamine in his possession following a traffic stop in Edmonson County. While following up on a reckless driver complaint Saturday night, an Edmonson County Sheriff’s deputy spotted a red GMC pickup truck that matched the description of the vehicle given to emergency dispatchers, according to a release from the…

Police in Murray and Bowling Green search for missing teen

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green police asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old Bowling Green teen in August and are once again trying to locate the teen. Roman Jones was last seen on Barnwood Avenue here. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 132 pounds and has two small cross tattoos on his left forearm….

Two people charged with child sex trafficking

Danielle Cordes Danielle Cordes Micah Manthe Micah Manthe GLASGOW, Ky. – After a two-month long investigation, the Barren County Sheriff’s Office charged two Glasgow people with child sex trafficking. Micah A. Manthe 37, and Danielle C. Cordes, 38, were charged after indictment warrants were issued through a Barren County grand jury. The warrants were served Saturday, according to a release…