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Kentucky man sent to prison for illegal gambling operation

Jul. 11, 2020 2:12 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been sentenced to one year and three months in prison for operating an illegal gambling operation on the internet. The Daily News reports Douglas Booth was sentenced Wednesday in Bowling Green federal court after reaching a plea agreement on charges including...

Orchestra Kentucky stays active during pandemic

Jul. 5, 2020 12:11 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Even amid the coronavirus pandemic, Orchestra Kentucky is staying busy. Whether it is honoring its members, providing new music for the Fourth of July or preparing for what lies ahead, Orchestra Kentucky has remained active, trying to continue to serve the musical needs of...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jul. 1, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ June 28 The Bowling Green Daily News on an industrial park project in Kentucky: When it was first proposed decades ago, the Kentucky Transpark was met with skepticism by some. The ambitious industrial park will never be filled, the naysayers predicted. Fortunately...

Date set for resentencing of man who attacked Rand Paul

Jun. 18, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A new sentencing date has been set for a Kentucky man who tackled U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, breaking several of the lawmaker's ribs. Rene Boucher was scheduled to be resentenced on July 27 on a count of assaulting a member of Congress, the Bowling Green Daily News reported. Boucher had...

Kentucky man arraigned in slayings of 2 women

Jun. 4, 2020 3:33 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man charged with killing two woman has been arraigned in Warren Circuit Court. Juan Paulo Flores-Jarada, 38, appeared in court Monday in the deaths of Deloris Hampton-Stacker, 62, and Karen L. Burks, 53, the Daily News reported. Police found their bodies Dec. 11, 2018,...

Western Kentucky University says tuition rates won't change

May. 29, 2020 2:40 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky University doesn't plan to change tuition rates for the first time in 40 years, officials said. Regents at the school in Bowling Green voted Wednesday to keep tuition prices for the coming year the same as they were for the 2019-20 school year, the university said...

Singing the Blues: Music venues crippled by virus rules

May. 24, 2020 11:09 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — It’s the time of year when Brian Jarvis at Tidball’s and Larry Deaton at The Warehouse at Mt. Victor would normally be welcoming an eclectic mix of musicians to those live-music venues. Americana, country, rock and other genres should be rattling the walls as...

The gates of St. Edwards' Lewis-Chen Family Soccer Field are locked and marked closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Austin, Texas. In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, St. Edwards says they are cutting cut six sports programs including men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf and men's soccer. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: Three South Carolina coaches taking salary cuts

May. 19, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ South Carolina’s highest paid head coaches are taking 10% salary cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic. Football coach Will Muschamp, men’s basketball coach Frank Martin and women’s basketball coach Dawn...