Author: Deborah Highland

Franklin, Tenn. man accused of leading police on high-speed chase

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Kentucky State Police arrested a Franklin, Tenn. man Monday morning following a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 65 through Warren County. State police attempted to stop a 2012 Nissan driven by Joel Panhalker, 18, on a speeding violation, according to his arrest citation. Panhalker is accused of driving across multiple lanes of traffic,  speeding over 100 miles…

WKU Restaurant Group decides against Lost River Pizza citing ‘background that is inconsistent with our values’

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – In an announcement on Twitter late Thursday afternoon, Western Kentucky University Restaurant Group announced that Lost River Pizza would not be part of the new WKU Commons as announced earlier this week. “We have learned that the local brand, Lost River Pizza Company, has some background that is inconsistent with our values,” the Tweet reads. “As…

Man shot in Rockfield incident charged with assault

ROCKFIELD, Ky. – A man who was shot in an incident that claimed the life of his father has been charged with assault. Bradley Heard, 37, is charged with one count of first-degree assault in a Feb. 14 incident that resulted in another man’s stabbing injury and the death of Russell Heard. Daniel Moore is accused of shooting Heard’s 74-year-old…

Tennessee jewelry store owner accused in million dollar jewel heist in Bowing Green

117607680_607406793297730_6578573683144244621_n 117628954_607406926631050_4014176570954484807_n 117580257_607406886631054_2107395839350297878_n BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Tennessee jewelry store owner is now the fifth person charged in a million dollar jewel heist here. Marshall D. Belew II, 51, of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., is charged with complicity to first-degree robbery, complicity to kidnapping and complicity to second-degree assault, according to his citation. Belew owns jewelry businesses in Tennessee, Bowling…

Glasgow man accused of domestic assault, drug possession

GLASGOW, Ky. – A Glasgow man is accused of assaulting his girlfriend Tuesday evening. Barren County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a domestic incident in progress, and upon arrival the roommate of the couple was sitting outside and told deputies that the people involved were inside. Deputies could hear loud swearing from a man and a woman coming from inside…

Police suspect Molotov cocktails thrown through local business started fire

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green firefighters found two suspected Molotov cocktails inside of Topshelf Shelving after being called to the business Friday for a fire. A retired Bowling Green firefighter saw broken glass and smoke coming from inside the business on Dishman Lane and reported it, according to Bowling Green Police Department records. Bob Sanborn told police he was…

Release: State police arrest former trooper illegal firearm incident

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police Post 3 was contacted about a trooper’s involvement with a possible stolen and illegal firearm in Barren County. An internal investigation was opened which led to the resignation of Trooper Ben Hubbard. When a trooper went to Hubbard’s Barren County home to secure KSP property following his resignation, the trooper found a…

Warren County to test storm sirens Wednesday

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Warren County is testing is storm sirens at noon Wednesday. “We try to audibly test our sirens at least twice a year,” Warren County Emergency Management Director Ronnie Pearson said. “We typically choose the statewide testing day but because it was cancelled last week because of the flooding we decided to do it this week.” The…

Man charged with rape, strangulation

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green man is accused of sexually assaulting his girlfriend. Warren County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Wednesday to an address in the county where a woman there said her boyfriend, Jeremy Adam Clubbs, 37,  tied up her hands with a rope and also put a rope around her neck and raped her Feb. 27, according…