Warren County

Kentucky Afield, via WKYU

State officials hope to soon know more about why thousands of fish have died along waterways in southern Kentucky. 

via WWW.WARRENCOUNTYKY.GOV

A declining number of suicides and overdose deaths are two factors behind the overall drop in deaths seen in Warren County last year. The county saw 78 fewer deaths in 2018 than the year before.

WMBB Meteorologist Ross Whitley-Facebook

Electric crews from Warren County are lending a hand in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.  The Category 4 storm made landfall on Wednesday, pounding Florida and moving over Georgia. 

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

South central Kentucky is expected to have 22,000 open jobs in the next five years. That’s going to intensify the current shortage of workers in the state - an issue that’s facing the entire country.

Lisa Autry, wkyufm.org

A public school teacher in Warren County has launched a bid to unseat Kentucky State Senator Mike Wilson.  

Warren County Public Schools Facebook Page

  An effort by a Warren County high school principal to help notify students about an upcoming deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, caused one parent to complain about 'profiling.'

A lawmaker from south central Kentucky has been elected by his Republican colleagues to Senate leadership. 

State Senator Mike Wilson of Bowling Green will serve as Majority Whip when the legislature convenes in January. 

Spectrum News’ Pure Politics reports that Wilson replaces Senator Jimmy Higdon of Lebanon who was chosen by the GOP caucus to serve as Senate President Pro Tem.

Lisa Autry, WKU Public Radio

Veterans advocates say the hard part has just begun as Bowling Green seeks to open the state’s fifth veterans nursing home. 

Erica Peterson

Western Kentucky University is planning for its football stadium to be filled with as many as 20,000 school-age children for the solar eclipse on August 21.

via WKU

A Warren County judge has delayed a ruling in a case between Western Kentucky University and its student newspaper.  WKU requested a stay in its lawsuit against the College Heights Herald over an open records dispute. 

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