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Spanish Channel Hosts Presidential Debate

Updated: 09/10/2007 - It's a political first--a presidential debate broadcast in Spanish. The seven Democratic candidates didn't speak in Spanish, but their answers were simultaneously translated.

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Governor Fills Seat on Ky. Supreme Court

Updated: 09/11/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher appoints a judge to fill the vacant seat left by the late Justice William McAnulty. Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Lisabeth Hughes Abramson of Louisville is heading to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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New Osama bin Laden Video to be Released

Updated: 09/10/2007 - Osama bin Laden plans to mark the sixth anniversary of the September 11 attacks by releasing the last testament made by one of the suicide hijackers.

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General Assures Improved Iraq Security, Troop Drawdowns

Updated: 09/10/2007 - The principal architect of the U.S. troop surge in Iraq gives an account of his strategy to Congress. On Sept. 10, General David Petraeus told lawmakers he believes the U.S. military can reduce forces in Iraq to pre-surge levels by next summer.

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Task Force Focuses on Ky. Campus Safety

Updated: 09/09/2007 - Whether it's a dorm fire or a campus crime, Kentucky colleges have emphasized the importance of school safety for years. But a state task force has issued a 24 page report claiming that campuses could be doing a lot more to protect their students.

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Hometown Hero: Kayleigh Byrd

Posted: 09/09/2007 - Swimming pools can bring many fun times but they can also bring tragedy. When a quick-thinking five-year-old saw her younger sister was in danger, she saved her life, making her this week's Hometown Hero.

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Dream Home Drawing Sept. 16

Updated: 05/29/2009 - There's only a week left until the drawing for the St. Jude Dream Home and other prizes and tickets are selling fast. There are less than 1,000 tickets left for the home, so if you're interested in getting yours, now's the time.

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Balloons, Tunes and BBQ Helps United Way

Updated: 09/09/2007 - The U.S. Bank "Balloons, Tunes and BBQ" event has officially wrapped up, but money raised will now help an area organization. Besides the balloons and barbecue that brought in a crowd, there was plenty of entertainment from two country artists.

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Tropical Storm Hits North Carolina Vacation Spots

Updated: 09/09/2007 - There was anything but a drought going on this weekend in North Carolina. Tropical Storm Gabrielle slammed ashore along North Carolina's vacation hotspots, bringing plenty of rain, wind and waves.

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Tuesday Marks 9/11 Anniversary

Updated: 09/10/2007 - It's been almost six years since the Sept. 11 attacks and memories are still fresh. This Tuesday marks the anniversary of this unforgettable day when four airplanes were hijacked.

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BYU Student's Body Found

Updated: 09/10/2007 - The body of a Brigham Young University student missing for more than a week is found in a canyon. Now investigators are trying to determine how she fell to her death.

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Beech Bend is Nice Enough for National Attention

Updated: 09/09/2007 - The results are in. Beech Bend Amusement Park has been given a worldwide title tying them with Disneyland. Amusement park fans from across the world voted in an annual survey in the magazine "Amusement Today".

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Drought Brings More Deer to the Roadways

Updated: 09/09/2007 - The drought could also be causing hazardous conditions on the roads. Some highway workers say they've already seen double the usual amount of wrecks with deer this year.

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Candidates Promise Continued War on Illegal Drugs

Updated: 09/09/2007 - Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates both pledge to continue the war on drugs. Governor Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic challenger Steve Beshear say they have strategies to help Kentucky communities hit hard by illegal drugs.

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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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