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A Barren County man was arrested on multiple charges after authorities said they found crystal methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and several firearms at a residence along Lecta Kino Road. 

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The Glasgow Police Department arrested two Glasgow residents Friday in the course of investigating a rape alleged to have occurred Wednesday, according to a GPD press release.

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a reported garage fire at 101 Childress Road, a one-story duplex with attached garages, at 6:45 a.m. Saturday to find light smoke coming from an open garage door, according to a GFD press release.

GLASGOW – A second lawsuit by a former Glasgow police chief has been dismissed in a summary judgment.

One person was injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of N.L. Rogers Wells Boulevard and Smith Road.

Four people were injured in a two vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of Veterans Outer Loop and New Bowling Green Road on Friday.

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GLASGOW — Approximately 70 Barren County students in fifth through ninth grades took part in Topper Hacks, a hackathon held Thursday morning at the Western Kentucky University-Glasgow campus.

FRANKFORT — Kentucky Gov.-elect Andy Beshear filled more high-level jobs in his upcoming administration on Friday, including giving his general counsel a second key role as his chief of staff.

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The Smiths Grove City Commission is expected to approve Monday night the hiring of a new police chief.

One person was injured Thursday in a three-vehicle crash that occurred near the intersection of N.L. Rogers Wells Boulevard and Smith Road.

At 7:15 p.m. Thursday, the Glasgow Police Department,  the Barren-Metcalfe County Emergency Medical Service and the Glasgow Fire Department responded to a wreck with injuries in the 300 block of N.L. Rogers Wells Boulevard. 

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GLASGOW – As the target time nears for the Glasgow Public-Private Parks Investigating Committee to have its recommendations ready for the Glasgow Common Council's consideration, the concept for city property along the 400 block of West Main Street is all but done.

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GLASGOW – At least 50 people gathered at a luncheon in Glasgow on Thursday to discuss ways to improve the lives of youths in the area.

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A trial ended Nov. 13 with a Barren County jury finding Donald Lee Smith, 55, of Cave City guilty of first-degree sexual abuse, in a continuing course of conduct, victim under 12 years of age. After the penalty phase of the trial in circuit court, the jury recommended a sentence of five year…

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GLASGOW – As time nears for the 2020 census of all United States residents – not just citizens – to commence, a multifaceted approach to preparation is already underway, including in Barren County.

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GLASGOW – Business was relatively light for the board of directors for Barren County's special ambulance service taxing district at its regular meeting Wednesday.

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EDMONTON — Katelyn Bailey is one of several high school seniors who are part of the cast for an upcoming production of "Elf: The Musical Jr."

EDMONTON — The purchase of computers for the Edmonton Police Department's cruisers was approved Monday night by the Edmonton City Council.

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GLASGOW – At the fourth and final town hall meeting planned by the Glasgow mayor for this year, one person other than six council members and two city staff members was in the audience.

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TEMPLE HILL — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture's Mobile Science Activity Center is visiting Temple Hill Elementary this week providing the school's students with a chance to take part in a variety of science experiments related to agriculture.

The Metcalfe County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday it found about 78 grams of suspected methamphetamine inside a vehicle after responding to a wreck on Randolph Goodluck Road. 

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EDMONTON — It was at the beginning of Monday night's special-called Edmonton City Council meeting that City Administrator Dawn Devore gave an update about the closing of a local manufacturing facility.

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GLASGOW – The case in which Barren County resident Bobby Conatser is accused of murdering 40-year-old Kevin M. Miller of Scottsville last summer is still and again headed for trial.

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GLASGOW – A date was set in Barren Circuit Court on Monday morning for hearing at which the defense attorney will make his case for why one or more statements his client, Inell D. Crayton, made to investigators about a Dec. 28 homicide in Cave City.

The Kentucky State Police would like to offer periodic reminders to drivers who travel our roadways. Our agency strives daily to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Some of these proactive measures include various traffic safety checkpoints and saturating known problematic areas in the…

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GLASGOW – The governing board for the Barren-Metcalfe Emergency Communications Center opted to take no action Tuesday on two requests related to dispatching for the local ambulance service.

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GLASGOW – Certain types of fees in county clerk's office are increasing as of Jan. 1 as part of a statewide aim to make the fees and how they are applied more consistent, Barren County Clerk Helena Chase Birdwell said.

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GLASGOW – Notices about changes in property assessments – more than usual – were mailed in May, and a period to appeal those assessments immediately followed.

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GLASGOW – Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp-Resort, Mammoth Cave in Cave City received six top awards, including Camp-Resort of the Year during Leisure Systems, Inc.'s annual symposium in North Charleston, South Carolina earlier this month.

A Barren County grand jury convened Nov. 20 and returned the following indictments:

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GLASGOW — Barren County High School's, The Trojan, received three awards during The Yearbook Mark of Excellence Awards held during the Kentucky High School Media Institute's Media Scholars Day at Western Kentucky University last week.

An eight-month investigation by the Barren River Drug Task Force resulted in a 22-count indictment and 12 people being arrested for drug trafficking, organized crime and other charges. The investigation revealed that numerous pounds of crystal methamphetamine were being distributed in Barren…

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GLASGOW — Though legislation has been pre-filed in Frankfort requesting Kentucky be placed on permanent Daylight Saving Time, action is required at the federal level before states can vote on the issue.

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GLASGOW – Volunteers are preparing to feed up to 3,200 people at this year's Thanksgiving Feast at the Liberty District Ralph Bunche Community Center.

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GLASGOW – The Glasgow Electric Plant Board, after passionate debate and a 3-2 vote in favor of doing so, has entered a new 20-year, rolling contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority, which is its wholesale electric power provider.

GLASGOW – A Glasgow couple pleaded not guilty on Monday in Barren Circuit Court to six counts each of first-degree criminal abuse.

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GLASGOW [ndash] Helen Neal Wilson, 79, Glasgow, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home. Visitation will be after noon on Wednesday, Dec. 18.