Author: WNKY Staff

Local child in need of life-saving transplant

(Source: Children’s Organ Transplant Association – COTA for Maverick’s Journey).BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – One Bowling Green family is asking for your help to secure a life-saving organ transplant for their two-year-old son. Maverick is the son of Chelsea and Derek Pierce. Born in 2019, Maverick was diagnosed with Glycogen Storage Disease Type 4. The transplant team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital…

Beshear, KSP announce statewide driver testing services now available

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police announced Tuesday that all KSP Driver Testing Regional Branches have been established within the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Driver Licensing Regional Offices. Residents will now have the option to make driver testing appointments at any regional office throughout Kentucky, regardless of the county they live in. House Bill 453 passed…

Burn ban issued for Barren County

BARREN COUNTY, Ky. – Barren County Judge-Executive Michael Hale has issued a burn ban for the entire county beginning July 5. According to a release, the burn ban requires residents to not light or maintain an open fire at any location in Barren County while the ban is in effect. However, the ban has an exception for campfires at established…

Portion of Creason Street closed due to water main repair

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green Municipal Utilities says a large water main has broken on Creason Street. Both lanes will be closed on Creason Steet between Gatewood Avenue and Lyndale Avenue as crews repair the break. BGMU also reminded drivers to drive safely and avoid the area if possible.

Two Bowling Green men arrested following drug overdose case

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Two men were arrested Monday after officials executed a search warrant following an overdose incident. On Sunday, June 3 at 11:35 p.m., the WCSO responded to Claypool-Boyce Road for a 20-year-old female that was in cardiac arrest. According to authorities, deputies arrived on scene and found three patients that had overdosed and were in cardiac arrest….

Where to see fireworks for Fourth of July

If you still haven’t made plans on where to watch fireworks, several places will be holding celebrations tonight! In Warren County, you can visit the Bowling Green Ballpark for a Hot Rods game. Gates opened at 5 p.m., and the first pitch starts at 6:35 p.m. After players clear the field, you can catch fireworks for the Fourth of July…