Deputy Fire Chief Retires

June 30th, 2011 · 2:10 pm  →  Posts

Clarksville Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief John Stanley retired yesterday after 31 years of dedicated service. “There was one thing I always knew about John,” Fire Chief Michael Roberts said. “John had Clarksville Fire Rescue at heart all the time. He was always working for the betterment of the department.”
Mayor Kim McMillan thanked Stanley for [...]

Bowling Green Fireworks Show Planned

June 29th, 2011 · 2:49 pm  →  Posts

The 40th Annual Thunderfest will take place at the amphitheater located at the National Corvette Museum on Friday, July 1st. Music, tethered balloon rides, children’s activities, and a large fireworks extravaganza highlight the Thunderfest Independence Day Celebration,.  The gates open at 3:00 pm and activities begin at 5 pm.  Children’s attractions, music, food vendors, and [...]

Local Girl Competes Internationally

June 28th, 2011 · 9:41 pm  →  Posts

Russellville Special Olympics gymnast, Lee Dockins, leads the All-Around competition after the first day of competition in artistic gymnastics at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. Dockins posted the highest scores of the day in the beam and floor exercise, and the second highest scores in the uneven bars and vault.
Lee has [...]

Local Man Remains Missing

June 27th, 2011 · 1:54 pm  →  Posts

After 20 hours, the search continues for 50 year old Doug Miller. The family of Miller say they last heard from him around 3 PM Sunday after he told them he was going fishing at Lonnie White Boat Ramp. “He talked to someone about 3 o’clock in the afternoon and indicated he would be home [...]

Local Fundraiser to Help Missouri Residents

June 24th, 2011 · 6:40 pm  →  Posts

The Bowling Green Hot Rods are pitching in to help folks in Joplin, Missouri by hosting a fundraiser and drive for goods in conjunction with Bowling Green Christian Church, during tomorrow night’s home game.Some of those items include non-perishable food, canned goods, and hygiene items. Once the donations are collected, they’ll be delivered to the [...]

Tennessee Looking To Tighten Drug Laws

June 22nd, 2011 · 2:57 pm  →  Posts

Tennessee took the lead among states for methamphetamine lab seizures last year, and state lawmakers got busy, passing the most comprehensive set of anti-meth laws since 2005. Unfortunately, law enforcement officials did not get what they wanted in the new law: making meth’s key ingredient, pseudoephedrine, a drug issued by a doctor’s prescription only. The [...]

Mine Rescue Successful

June 21st, 2011 · 1:49 pm  →  Posts

A state spokesman says three maintenance workers have been freed and appear to be in good health after being trapped for 14 hours in a southeastern Kentucky mine. Dick Brown, spokesman for the State Energy and Environment Cabinet, says the men were freed around 8:30 pm eastern time last night.
The three, identified as Parnell Witherspoon, [...]

Free Tours Tomorrow at Mammoth Cave

June 20th, 2011 · 8:05 pm  →  Posts

Visitors to Mammoth Cave National Park on Tuesday can have a free tour as part of the National Park Service’s “fee-free days.”
The park is offering free passes for the Discovery and Mammoth Passage tours. Visitors must pick up Discovery tickets at the visitor center ticket office between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT, then walk [...]

Stand for Children’s Day Today!

June 16th, 2011 · 2:13 pm  →  Posts

Western Kentucky University’s South Lawn will be turned into a place for children to play and adults to learn Thursday morning for the 14th annual Stand for Children Day from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
“It’s the most kid-friendly event around,” said Debi Wade Jordan, executive director of Community Education, which puts on the event. “There’s [...]

Baseball Fun & Community Involvement

June 15th, 2011 · 4:27 pm  →  Posts

On July 31st Hughes & Coleman will be partnering with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in an effort to raise money for Feeding America and Backpacks for Bowling Green. For every $10.00 ticket sold to the Hot Rods game for July 31st, $5.00 will be donated to Feeding America. Hughes & Coleman will also be [...]