The following people were recently arrested by officers of the Glasgow Police Department.

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  • BY DANIEL SUDDEATH dsuddeath@glasgowdailytimes.com

GLASGOW — Don Nichols has been the manager of the Shell Gas Station off West Main Street for almost 24 years, but he’s never seen a situation like this.

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FRANKFORT – The head of Kentucky’s court system says Kentucky is paying its judges far less than most states and it’s affecting the court system’s ability to attract the best and brightest to the bench.

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FRANKFORT – Gov. Matt Bevin criticized Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that he can’t unilaterally cut university funding on a popular Louisville radio talk show, accusing the court of duplicity and partisanship.

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GLASGOW — Two people have been charged in relation to an alleged shooting in Glasgow that happened Thursday evening. 

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GLASGOW — Mayor Dick Doty clarified some issues Friday related to a contract between the city, the Glasgow Electric Plant Board and the Tennessee Valley Authority that was deemed invalid this week.

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The Glasgow Police Department has received several complaints from residents of Glasgow in reference to someone dressing up as a clown and walking or standing near public areas such as parks and city streets, according to a GPD press release.

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Glasgow Police detectives are questioning two persons of interest in a shooting incident that occurred about 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of East Washington and South Lewis streets.

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  • BY WILL PERKINS wperkins@glasgowdailytimes.com

GLASGOW – With the sun beating down on their faces and fresh air filling their lungs, Barren County Detention Center inmates Melissa House and Andrea Borgemenke shoveled dirt into a wheelbarrow.

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  • BY MELINDA J. OVERSTREET moverstreet@glasgowdailytimes.com

GLASGOW – The Barren County 4-H HoofBeats Club won so many awards this year, some of its members couldn't even hold all of them to display for a photo.

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FRANKFORT – Gov. Matt Bevin exceeded his statutory authority when he unilaterally reduced funding to the state’s universities and colleges by 2 percent last spring, according to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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Barren County's jobless rate dropped from 4.8 percent in July to 4.3 percent in August according to labor force estimates provided by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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GLASGOW – Glasgow Mayor Dick Doty readily accepted responsibility for erroneously signing an agreement with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Glasgow Electric Plant Board.

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GLASGOW – Roxanne Mitchell, an eighth-grader at Barren County Middle School, concentrated on making the perfect weld Tuesday evening at the Barren County Area Technology Center, but she was in no danger of hurting herself or others.

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A former head basketball coach at Caverna High School, as well as a former assistant coach for Glasgow High School, resigned from his most recent job in LaRue County this week after being indicted for sex abuse involving a female student, media outlets have reported.

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The Glasgow Police Department has received several complaints from Glasgow and Barren County residents who have received calls from someone identifying themselves as a representative of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to a GPD press release.

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Farmers Livestock Market has reported theft of a a truck and a four-wheeler that occurred at approximately 5:20 a.m. Sept. 9, according to a Barren County Sheriff's Office press release.

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GLASGOW – Ultimately, the only thing Barren County Fiscal Court decided Tuesday about the possibility of establishing an ambulance taxing district was that at least one member was not ready to make a decision without exploring another option first.

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GLASGOW — A new county recreation committee with a member of the Barren County Fiscal Court and representatives from the three primary types of youth sports will be formed soon, provided enough interested parties step up to participate.

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From left, Naomi Arnold, 11, and her sister, Shoshannah Arnold, 8, play Warp Battles, a board game they created with their brother, Patrick Gould, on Monday at the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library.

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The following persons were recently arrested by the Glasgow Police Department:

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In 2007, when Harry Irwin bought his Metcalfe County farm and became friends with farming neighbor Frankie Froggett, the two never imagined their mutual interest in growing cane and making sorghum would lead to becoming business partners. Nine years later, the farmers are looking forward to …

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  • BY MELINDA J. OVERSTREET moverstreet@glasgowdailytimes.com

GLASGOW — The 18 questions the Barren County Patriots Association posed to the two candidates for the Kentucky House of Representatives’ 23rd District seat varied widely, and some – but definitely not all – the responses slid along party lines.

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GLASGOW – The two candidates vying to represent Barren County and one precinct in Warren County in the Kentucky House of Representatives were being measured Saturday by local farm families, as each answered the same set of five questions that had been provided to them a few weeks in advance.

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FRANKFORT — Despite the insistence of state officials that problems have been largely eliminated, the state’s one-stop online portal for social benefits — “benefind” — continues to frustrate clients.

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A car that had caught fire previously at another location last week began burning again on Sunday at a local car dealer’s lot.

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The Kentucky State Police responded to a two-vehicle injury collision Sunday at about 9:30 a.m. on KY 728 in Edmonson County that involved an Edmonson County EMS Ambulance.

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GLASGOW – The LAC Energizers from Lexington Athletic Club in Lexington visited the Diversicare of Glasgow nursing home for the first time earlier this month and presented a fitness activity performance with their patients.

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Community members participate in Sing-a-Book My Baby on Sept. 19, 2016, at the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library. Photos by Will Perkins / Glasgow Daily Times

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Community members sing “Wheels on the Bus” on Monday morning during Sing-a-Book My Baby at the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library. Photo by Will Perkins / Glasgow Daily Times

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At 9:05 a.m. Saturday, the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Medical Service, Cave City Police Department and Cave City Fire Department responded to a wreck with injuries on Interstate 65 North at the 52nd mile marker.

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  • BY MELINDA J. OVERSTREET moverstreet@glasgowdailytimes.com

UPDATE: The POW-MIA remembrance event that was going to be at 6 p.m. today is being postponed due to weather concerns, said William Rich, president of Rolling Thunder Kentucky Chapter 2.

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) received reports of laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, indicating the presence of flu circulating in Kentucky. The cases are from Bullitt, Fayette and Jefferson counties.

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  • BY GINA KINSLOW gkinslow@glasgowdailytimes.com

MAMMOTH CAVE NATIONAL PARK — A group of 33 people from various countries across the world came to Mammoth Cave National Park Friday morning to take part in a naturalization ceremony that would officially make them U.S. citizens.

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LUCAS – What began as the AMAK Brake manufacturing facility in Glasgow more than 20 years ago has continued to grow and now employs approximately 1,200 people.

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GLASGOW – After nearly 30 years practicing law, Edwin Powell Barlow Ropp made his way to the seat behind the benches in the district courtrooms of Barren and Metcalfe counties.

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HISEVILLE — A greenhouse will soon be part of Hiseville Elementary’s campus thanks to a $10,000 America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Grant from the Monsanto Fund.

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HORSE CAVE — City officials have been working to develop a park on Maple Avenue for about 10 years, but on Thursday a sign bearing the official name for the park was unveiled during a dedication ceremony hosted by the city and the Hart County Chamber of Commerce. The park, which is being cal…

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FRANKFORT — “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence my strength comes” – Psalm 121.

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