Author: Max Winitz

Western Kentucky University awarded grant to help disadvantaged students

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Western Kentucky University has been awarded a $261,888 from the U.S. Department of Education. The announcement was made Friday by Rep. Brett Guthrie. The grant money will be used for student support services under the Federal TRIO Programs. The Federal TRIO Programs are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals…

Bowling Green police searching for missing woman

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Bowling Green police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing woman. Tushika Thurman, 32, was last seen Wednesday night in the 300 block of Suwannee Tr. Police said she deals with some health issues and is without her medication. If you have any information on Thurman’s whereabouts, you are asked to contact Bowling Green police…

Warren County leaders officially approve construction of indoor tennis facility

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Warren County Fiscal Court unanimously approved the construction of a new indoor tennis facility on Friday. It will be built at Michael Buchanon Park and cost around $8.2 million. Parks and recreation officials said it will take about a year to build, with groundbreaking expected sometime in the next 30 days. Once it’s built, the facility…

Thursday update: Coronavirus in south central Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Barren River District Health Department and the Allen County Health Department have released their coronavirus numbers for Thursday, Aug. 6th. Total cases and new cases: Warren County: 2,534 (+17) Barren County: 346  (+4) Logan County: 321 (+3) Butler County: 293 Allen County: 222 (+1) Simpson County: 146 (+1) Edmonson County: 106 Hart County: 106 (+1) Metcalfe…

Barren County dog tests positive for rabies

GLASGOW, Ky.- A dog in southern Barren County has tested positive for rabies, according to the Barren River District Health Department. The dog tested positive on Tuesday. According to the health department, the animal was exhibiting signs and symptoms and was taken to a veterinarian. Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the nervous system. It is predominantly seen in…

Kentucky Museum receives $50,000 grant

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Kentucky Museum on the campus of Western Kentucky University has received a grant worth nearly $50,000. Rep. Brett Guthrie made the announcement Thursday afternoon. The $49,970 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services will be used to help preserve the museum’s collection of 30,000 artifacts. Due to COVID-19, the Kentucky Museum remains closed to the…

Construction of indoor tennis facility to be voted on in Warren County

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- After several years of discussions and planing, an indoor tennis facility in Warren county may finally become a reality on Friday. The Warren County Fiscal Court will vote Friday morning on moving forward with construction of the building. The price tag is $8-10 million. If approved, the venue will be located at Michael Buchanon Park. It will…

Deputies investigating mail theft in multiple Warren County neighborhoods

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- An investigation is underway in Warren County after authorities say someone went through multiple mailboxes and opened letters and packages. It happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday in the Ivan Downs neighborhood, Summit neighborhood and Hunters Crossing neighborhood. When deputies arrived, they noticed open mailboxes and discarded envelopes and packages up and down several streets. Deputies were able…

Bowling Green man accused of sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Bowling Green man is charged with first-degree sexual abuse after being accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old neighbor. Faustino Corrales, 60, is also charged with resisting arrest and second-degree fleeing or evading police. According to an arrest citation, the female victim used her cell phone to capture video of the alleged incident, which occurred inside a…

Wednesday update: Coronavirus in south central Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- More cases of the coronavirus were reported by the Barren River District Health Department on Wednesday. Total cases and new cases: Warren County: 2,514 (+28) Barren County: 342  (+6) Logan County: 318 (+4) Butler County: 293 (+1) Allen County: 221 (+6) Simpson County: 145 (+2) Edmonson County: 106 (+4) Hart County: 105 Metcalfe County: 59 (+2) As…