Author: WNKY Staff

Logan County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting

LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. – The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a shooting that took place Monday morning. According to a social media post by WRUS Radio, the sheriff’s office stated in a release that around 9:25 a.m. Monday, authorities received a call about a home invasion on Deerlick Road that had taken place earlier that morning. Authorities…

Railroad crossings to close tomorrow morning

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – CSX Transportation will close four railroad crossings starting 6 a.m. Aug. 3 until further notice. According to a release by the City of Bowling Green, the railroad crossings at 11th Avenue, 12th Avenue, 13th Avenue and Robinson Avenue will be closed to all traffic. The city stated the decision is made by CSX. The City of…

KSP reminds public of traffic safety checkpoints

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police would like to remind drivers of traffic safety checkpoints. A release by KSP stated some proactive measures to keep roads safe include several traffic safety checkpoints and using general patrol tactics in known problematic areas in the district. KSP uses traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for drivers and to discourage violation…

Gov. Beshear announces cooling centers to battle heat in flooded counties; death toll reaches 37

Kentucky governor on catastrophic flooding: “We’ve never seen something like this.” (Source: CNN via CNN Newsource) FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Beshear announced eight cooling centers are opening in eastern Kentucky following historic floods. In the next few days, there is an isolated threat of rain, but extreme heat poses a danger for those without power, particularly seniors and other vulnerable…

Logan County Animal Shelter seeking help for mill rescues

(Source: Logan County KY Sheriff’s Office) RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. –  Logan County Humane Society says they need help after taking in a substantial amount of dogs from a mill. A social media post by the humane society stated they will need as many volunteers as they can get over the next couple of months, or possibly longer. Also, due to the…

Cave City Fire Department accepting donations

CAVE CITY, Ky. – Cave City Fire Department will accept donations this week to help eastern Kentucky. According to a social media post by the fire department, if you would like to donate, contact Chief Kevin Jandt at 270-670-7014 or Battalion Chief Andrew Bagshaw at 270-670-3324. You may also drop items off at Cave City City Hall Monday through Friday…