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Tobacco's Role in Logan County Changes Over the Years

Posted: 10/14/2007 - On Oct. 14 , the Logan County Tobacco Festival came to a close. The county-wide gathering was a celebration of the tobacco crop, but has the importance of tobacco in Kentucky changed over the years?

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Lead Lipstick Raises Concerns

Posted: 10/12/2007 - Over the last several weeks, lead has prompted the recall of thousands of toys. Now there is a new concern and it's in your cosmetic case.

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Copper Thefts on Rise in Logan County

Updated: 10/12/2007 - Copper thefts are on the rise nationwide, including in our area. Authorities in Logan County say over the last two years they've noticed an increase in the amount of copper being stolen.

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Hotel Tax May Help SkyPAC Get Off the Ground

Updated: 10/11/2007 - If passed on the second reading, the two-percent tax increase at hotels would create between seven and ten-million dollars. This money would go toward getting the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center off the ground.

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Flu Shots Benefit Young and Old

Updated: 10/12/2007 - More than 220,000 people are hospitalized with the flu every year, and many of those are children. While adults and the elderly seem to get their annual flu shots, our children may not be getting their share of the vaccine.

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Turkey Pulls U.S. Ambassador for Consultation

Updated: 10/11/2007 - There is a major diplomatic rift now between the U.S. and one of its most crucial allies. There are fears that Turkish anger may damage the U.S. effort in Iraq.

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Condition of Man Involved in Standoff Remains Critical

Updated: 10/11/2007 - On Oct. 2, 31-year-old Brian McClure was involved in a standoff just below the water tower at the top of Reservoir Hill in Bowling Green. It began after McClure made threatening statements to police.

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Report Shows Lake Cumberland Visitors Down From 2006

Updated: 10/11/2007 - This year from May to July, almost one-and-a-half million people visited the recreational lake in South-Central Kentucky. The figures were included in a draft environmental impact statement prepared by the Army Corps of Engineers.

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WKU Theatre Dept. Makes Room for New Costumes

Updated: 10/11/2007 - WKU's Department of Theatre and Dance held a costume sale at Downing University Center. It was a chance to make room for new costumes and raise some money for the department at the same time.

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Glasgow Man Takes Run at State Senate

Updated: 10/11/2007 - The chairman of the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance resigns to begin fundraising for the 2008 election. John Rogers, a Democrat from Glasgow, resigned Oct. 10 so he can run for state senator in the 9th District.

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Governor's Debate Scheduled for Oct. 11 in Paducah

Updated: 10/11/2007 - It will be the first meeting between Governor Ernie Fletcher and Steve Beshear, since last weekend's release of a 12-year-old report. That paperwork provided details about Beshear's involvement in Kentucky Central Life Insurance.

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Many Questions Remain in Cleveland Shooting

Updated: 10/11/2007 - Authorities are re-tracing the long and troubled trail the teenage gunman left behind him. Police had been to his home on several calls before, including domestic violence and assault.

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UAW Votes to Ratify Historic Four-Year Contract

Updated: 10/10/2007 - Big news for thousands of General Motors workers around the country and in Bowling Green. UAW members working under General Motors have chosen to ratify a historic four-year contract.

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UAW Spreads Info to Magna

Updated: 10/10/2007 - Members of the United Auto Workers from Louisville's Ford plants are in Bowling Green giving union information to employees at Bowling Green Metal Forming.

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Magnolia Man Dies as a Result of Sept. Accident

Posted: 10/10/2007 - An accident that happened nearly three weeks ago in Hart County has now claimed a life. State police say 23-year-old Jesse Jackson of Magnolia was pronounced dead at University of Louisville Hospital on Oct. 9.

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Mayor Looks at Security Procedures at City Hall

Updated: 10/10/2007 - Mayor Elaine Walker says after last week's Tenn. City Council shooting, she met with Bowling Green Police to decide what, if anything should be done at local City Commission meetings.

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Ohio Train Derailment Sparks Fire

Posted: 10/10/2007 - A witness said that he was driving in the area at around noon when he heard an explosion and saw a white flash out of the corner of his eye.

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Several Injured in Cleveland School Shooting

Updated: 10/10/2007 - It's another school shooting--this time at a small, specialized, technology-focused high school in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Reports say a 14-year-old male student shot at least two students and two teachers.

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Chrysler Workers Head to the Picket Line

Updated: 10/10/2007 - The United Auto Workers could not come to terms with the automaker by a deadline Oct. 10 and there are reportedly no talks going on through the night.

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