Author: WNKY Staff

Man accused of shooting a Barren County Sheriff’s deputy arraigned Monday

GLASGOW, K.y. – A man accused of shooting a Barren County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday was arraigned in Barren District Court Monday on nine related criminal charges but not the shooting. Jonathan Shelton, 37, was charged with assaulting Barren County Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Ford Saturday after Ford entered into a pursuit of Shelton with Glasgow Police Officer Zane Greer. The two…

Bevin declares State of Emergency after severe weather

FRANKFORT, Ky.- Gov. Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency in response to continued heavy rainfall which has caused widespread flooding and critical infrastructure damage across the Commonwealth. The Governor’s executive order enables the mobilization of state resources to be to be utilized in support of cities and counties as needed. Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) activated the State…

Emerging Leader – Tiye Gardner

This edition of Emerging Leader highlights Tiye Gardner, a volunteer involved with the $100 Solution House at Western Kentucky University. Gardner also started a bullying awareness fashion show when she was in high school, which has since grown into a Black Lives Matter-inspired fashion show, the fifth of which to premiere later this year.

Kentucky Department of Public Health issues guidelines related to severe flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky.- The Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), reminds Kentuckians to follow safety guidelines following severe flooding and water run-off events from recent rainfall across the state. “We urge Kentuckians to use caution in flooded areas, and once floodwaters recede and the clean-up begins, to keep yourself and your family safe,”…

Heavy rain brings hazardous driving conditions and flooded roads to the District 3 area

Per Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 3 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2019) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 area has been impacted by heavy rains tonight following a rainy week as well. Motorists should be very cautious if out on the roadways tonight and tomorrow. There is lots of water on roadways and hydroplaning is a major concern. Numerous roadways…