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Simpson County Water Shortage Warning

Posted: 09/09/2007 - A water shortage warning has been issued for Simpson County. The Division of Water issued the warning due to low water in the West Fork of Drakes Creek.

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Death Row Inmate Files Petition for Clemency

Posted: 09/09/2007 - With two and a half weeks until his execution, a petition for clemency has been filed by Ralph Baze after the death row inmate says prosecutors mishandled the case.

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Negative McConnell TV Ad to Air

Posted: 09/09/2007 - Kentucky's largest cable television provider has switched course and has decided to air a commercial critical of Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell.The ad claims the Kentucky lawmaker inappropriately helped a Kentucky nonprofit group obtain grants.

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History is Alive at Civil War Days

Posted: 09/09/2007 - History was alive this weekend in Hart County. That's because it's the 145th Civil War days. The event started Sept. 7 and has included a number of events including battle re-enactments, concerts and a parade.

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Governor Helps Hart County Health Dept.

Posted: 09/09/2007 - Governor Fletcher helped break ground in Hart County on a new health department this weekend. During a check presentation, the governor awarded $450,000 to Hart County.

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Freedom Walk Helps Remember 9/11 and Troops

Posted: 09/09/2007 - A "Freedom Walk" in downtown Bowling Green on Sept. 8 helps remember the tragic events of 9/11. Many organizations in the Bowling Green area came together to support the Rotary Club's Freedom Walk.

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Festival Brings In BBQ and Country Singers

Updated: 09/09/2007 - "Balloons, Tunes and BBQ" in Bowling Green took place this weekend. The event went on at the Bowling Green Airport with plenty of games, music, food and of course, balloons.

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WKU Fans Tailgate On Opening Day

Updated: 09/09/2007 - This year marks Western's first season as a Division-One football team and fans are hoping this will get more people filling the stadium. WBKO's Daniel Kemp did a little tailgating of his own to get some reactions from fans.

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Chandler Park Apartments Fire Update

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Authorities continue to investigate the cause of a Friday afternoon fire at a Bowling Green apartment complex. At around 4:15 p.m. on Sept. 7, fire erupted in building eleven of Chandler Park Apartments.

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Fruit of the Loom Executive Found Guilty

Posted: 09/09/2007 - A federal jury found 45-year-old Kenneth Scott Harris of Euless, Texas guilty of conspiring with another Fruit of the Loom executive, Kalen Watkins and two outside contractors to defraud Fruit of the Loom.

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Benefit for Bowling Green Baby

Posted: 09/09/2007 - A benefit was held this weekend for six-month-old Jackson Blackford. He is one of five children in the entire world to be selected for a research study in China to help correct his blindness.

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Reading First Grant

Posted: 09/09/2007 - Four area preschool centers will benefit from a $4.5 million dollar Early Reading First grant. The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant to the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative.

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Child Seat Safety Check

Posted: 09/09/2007 - Choosing and installing a car seat or booster seat can be a confusing process. That's why some area parents received some instruction on Friday thanks to the Kentucky Child Passenger Safety Team.

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Social Workers Fired

Posted: 09/09/2007 - State officials plan to fire six social service workers in the Elizabethtown area. The firing comes in the wake of an investigation into misconduct in Kentucky's foster care system.

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Drought Affecting Marijuana Crops

Posted: 09/09/2007 - The lack of rain is causing a sharp decrease in marijuana production this year. State police say they've confiscated nearly 190,000 fewer plants this year than they did last year.

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Farmers May Get Relief

Updated: 09/08/2007 - Farmers may be getting some relief after the spring freeze and summer drought ruined their crops. Governor Ernie Fletcher is seeking disaster assistance to help farmers throughout the state recover some of their losses.

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WBKO Anchor Receives National Award

Updated: 09/08/2007 - You may be wondering why Amy Bingham was missing off the anchor desk the past few days. It's because she was in St. Louis receiving a national award.

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Apartment Fire Destroys Residents Homes

Updated: 09/08/2007 - Some Bowling Green residents won't be spending the night in the comfort of their own homes for a while. Families living in a Bowling Green apartment complex are now staying in a hotel, after a fire destroyed their building.

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Ohio Child Dies in Hot Car

Posted: 09/07/2007 - Police in Ohio release a videotape of an assistant principal, hours after her toddler's death.

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Community Turns Away From Drugs and Violence

Posted: 09/06/2007 - Almost a year ago, a Todd County community was turning the corner from drugs and violence to a safer environment. Now they're looking ahead and growing more than just a stronger community.

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Sixty Years on the Job

Posted: 09/06/2007 - Most of us can't imagine working 60 years, much less working that long at the same job. But a Hart County woman has done just that and has no plans of stopping anytime soon.

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Little Angels Attic

Posted: 09/06/2007 - An area organization is holding its semi-annual children consignment sale this weekend.

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