Author: WNKY Staff

2 police officers injured, 1 person killed in crashes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say two Louisville police officers were injured and one person was killed after a police chase led to two crashes in Kentucky’s largest city. Louisville Metro police spokesman Dwight Mitchell tells news outlets the crashes occurred Saturday night after officers tried to stop a Lexus SUV that was reported stolen. He says as the officers…

Kentuckians donate 1,085 coats, hoodies for foster children

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentuckians have donated more than 1,000 coats and hoodies for children in foster care as part of a charity drive. A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services says its department for income support and the Kentucky County Attorneys Association partnered to collect the items before Christmas. The agency says 1,085 coats and hoodies…

Kentucky donor gives $1.3K gold coin to Salvation Army

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has donated a gold Canadian coin worth $1,300 to a Louisville Salvation Army kettle campaign for the second year in a row. The Courier-Journal reports the donor’s identity hasn’t been publicly shared, but area charity commander Maj. Roy Williams says it’s the same man who donated an identical coin last year. Williams says…

Tours, ferry closed at Mammoth Cave National Park due to government shutdown

MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. – With news breaking over the weekend of a partial government shutdown, Mammoth Cave National Park has announced they will not be providing guided tours or visitor services to the public until further notice. The U.S. government partially shut down at midnight Friday after no agreement could be reached on a spending bill. The Green River Ferry…

Local dining options available in Bowling Green before and during Christmas

The following restaurants will be open for business before and during Christmas in Bowling Green (list via Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau). Restaurant Name Phone # Address Christmas Eve Hours Christmas Day Hours Bob Evans Restaurant 270-781-3799 145 Three Springs Rd, BG Open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Closed Burger King 270-782-2910 3020 Scottsville Rd, BG Open 6 a.m….