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Franklin-Simpson High School holds distracted driving demo  WBKO

FRANKLIN, Ky. (WBKO) -- A mock atv-tractor crash showed students the effects of texting and driving or drinking and driving. First Responders, Students, the ...

Simpson County schools asking community for input  WBKO

SIMPSON COUnty, Ky. (WBKO) -- Parents with children in the Simpson County School system are asked to join a community forum Tuesday evening.

Franklin-Simpson Football Quintet Sign Letters Of Intent  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School football seniors Jevon Covington, Jaden Garner, Carlos McKinney, Michael Punzalan, and Shawn Woods sign letters of intent to ...

Simpson County Schools to take new security measures  WBKO

Franklin Simpson High School is making some changes to their school with student safety in mind.

Tre Bass rushes Franklin-Simpson past Johnson Central for Class 4A title  Courier Journal

Tre Bass led the Franklin-Simpson High School football team to a victory over Johnson Central in Saturday's Class 4A state championship game.


BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On Saturday, 86 students representing 43 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton ...

High school welding class builds space capsule  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School's welding class built a space capsule out of a fertilizer mixer and displayed it in a field off the highway.

Franklin-Simpson Standout Tre Bass Verbally Commits To WKU  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School football star Tre Bass verbally commits to college football next season at WKU.

Franklin-Simpson Football Standout Reopens Recruitment  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School football standout Jack Randolph reopens recruitment after de-committing from the University Of Louisville.

Large scale welding projects prepare students for future in Simpson County  WBKO

Welding students at Franklin-Simpson High School have been busy working on projects that have made their way out into the community around them.

Franklin-Simpson's Katie Hollingsworth Signs Letter Of Intent With Centre College  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School swimmer Katie Hollingsworth signs letter of intent to compete collegiately at Centre College.

Active Shooter Training for Simpson County schools  WBKO

First responders take Active Shooter Training at Simpson County schools.

Franklin-Simpson looks to defend 4A title | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – The Franklin-Simpson football team goes from the hunter to the hunted this season after winning the Class 4A state title against Johnson Central ...

Franklin high school invites students to help design, paint murals  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – Throughout this week, Franklin-Simpson High School students worked with a professional artist to adorn the hallways in the school's Career and ...

Franklin-Simpson's Randolph looks forward to playing for Louisville after high school  WBKO

FRANKLIN — As Franklin-Simpson High School returned to the practice fields this week with the goal of defending its Class 4A state championship, the Wildcats ...

UK Extension Helps Community Come Together to Make Sure Kids Have Beds  UKNow

FRANKLIN, Ky. (April 5, 2019) — Children in Franklin will soon have a comfortable place to sleep thanks to efforts from their community. Several organizations ...

Punzalan shines as new addition to Franklin-Simpson defense  Bowling Green Daily News

Michael Punzalan came from a football team in rural Tennessee where he did everything.

Bass fulfills football dream by committing to WKU  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – Standing at the podium with a microphone in hand, Tre Bass couldn't say much.

WATCH: High school welding class builds space capsule WBKO  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson High School's welding class built a space capsule out of a fertilizer mixer and displayed it in a field off the highway.

Simpson STEAM showcase illustrates district's commitment to integrating technology in class  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – Simpson County Schools came out in force to demonstrate the engineering, art and technology that's been brought into classrooms from preschool ...

Franklin-Simpson athlete signs letter of intent to play for Lindsey Wilson College  WBKO

Danielle Coats is a softball star at Franklin-Simpson High School. On Wednesday, she signed to play collegiately at Lindsey Wilson College.

Student-built horse sculpture to be featured on Franklin square  WBKO

Welding students at Franklin-Simpson High School are contributing to the beauty of Historic Downtown Franklin with a sculpture made only of horseshoes and ...

South Warren rolls past Franklin | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – It was another fast start for the South Warren football team, which rolled past Franklin-Simpson 36-14 on Friday at Shadetree Stadium.

Ann Gorin Prothro | Obituaries  Bowling Green Daily News

Frankin, KY - Retired Small Business Entrepreneur & Genealogist Ann Prothro dies at 12:10 PM, Thursday, April 11, 2019 at her residence in Bowling Green, KY ...

The Gatton Academy selects 96 students for class of 2021 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 96 Kentucky sophomores for the class of 2021. “We are ...

South Central Kentucky native part of Auburn's historical Final Four run  WBKO

There may not be any Kentucky teams in the Final Four, but South Central Kentucky is representing in a roundabout way.

Police dogs give sniff test to Franklin middle and high schools  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – Franklin Police Department Officer Adam Bennett and his K-9 partner Shadow checked out lockers, backpacks, vehicles, empty classrooms and ...

Debbie Drake-Davis | Obituaries  Bowling Green Daily News

Bowling Green, KY - Dr. Debbie Drake-Davis, age 52 of Bowling Green, KY, beloved wife, mother, daughter, friend and Franklin KY native, fortified with the ...

New Hart County High School opens doors for community tour  WBKO

The new Hart County High School opened its doors to the community to tour the new building.

Metcalfe County hires additional school resource officer  WBKO

The Metcalfe County School District has hired an additional school resource officer, bringing the total to two.

Foundation Christian Academy opens new gymnasium  WBKO

Foundation Christian Academy has officially opened its new gymnasium.

Beyond the Game: Cody Rich to take over as Franklin-Simpson girls' coach  WBKO

Franklin-Simpson hired former boys' assistant coach Cody Rich as new girls' coach.

Threatening message reported at Monroe County Middle School  WBKO

According to the Monroe County School District, a threat was made at the middle school on Monday.

Cumberland Trace Elementary announces new principal  WBKO

Cumberland Trace Elementary School has announced a new principal.

Barren County Schools show workforce development to legislators  WBKO

Barren County High School also hosted the state's education committee to show off what the Barren County Career and Technical Center has to offer.

Greenwood High School students lay wreaths on veterans' graves  WBKO

Bowling Green, Ky. (WBKO) --- Students from Greenwood High School's Action Club placed wreaths on the graves of veterans at Fairview Cemetery over the ...

Mother of Franklin teen killed in shooting opens up to 13 News  WBKO

The 16-year-old who was shot in the head in Franklin last week passed away on Tuesday. His mother opens up to 13 News.

Torrence Baylis and Marcella Doran  WBKO

Torrence Baylis Daviess County High School As a junior, Torrence has earned a 23 on her ACT and maintains a 4.0 GPA. Her future goals include graduating ...

Franklin school resource officer resigns amid investigation | News  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – A 15-year veteran of the Franklin Police Department resigned Wednesday after an investigation into allegations he sent personal messages ...

In Simpson County, there's no place like homecoming  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – Simpson County takes homecoming seriously.

Deciding factors in closing schools or keeping them open when it comes to cold weather  WBKO

Several area schools were closed Wednesday due to freezing temperatures, including multiple county schools and Western Kentucky University. Despite these ...

English Department honors winners in Second Annual Essay Contest  WKU News

The WKU English Department honored nine winners in its Second Annual Essay Contest at a reception on Wednesday (Feb. 6). In the Literature Essay Contest, ...

Simpson County student competes to become "America's Homecoming Queen"  WBKO

One Simpson County teen was in Louisville Saturday competing against other high school students from across the state to become 'America's Homecoming ...

Franklin Police Officer resigns after allegations of inappropriately messaging minor  WBKO

A Franklin Police Officer after allegations that he sent inappropriate messages to a minor.

Hopkinsville High School student sent to juvenile detention center  WBKO

Isabella Messer says she was stopped by the principal for a dress code violation for showing her shoulders.

South Warren's Smith named Kentucky AP Coach of the Year  Bowling Green Daily News

Jacob Lacey already has a nameplate in the Notre Dame locker room and Clayton Bush will be practicing with Western Kentucky in spring football in a few ...

Mahurin Honors College, WBKO recognize 2018-2019 Scholar of the Week recipients  WKU News

Alexis Daniel and Reagan Fletcher, both juniors at Greenwood High School, were awarded $1,000 scholarships to WKU during a reception to honor 2018-2019 ...

Franklin-Simpson's Kirby and Robey excited to play on collegiate level  WBKO

FRANKLIN, Ky. (WBKO)-- On National Signing Day at Franklin-Simpson High School, the duo of lineman Cole Kirby and all-purpose athlete Josiah Robey made ...

Beyond the Game: Franklin native Mary Joiner enjoying historic season for WKU golf  WBKO

The Franklin-Simpson graduate shines for Lady Topper golf program.

Volleyball: Lady Scotties finish season with loss in Region 4 tournament  Glasgow Daily Times

FRANKLIN — The Lady Scotties were down 7-4 in their first set against Clinton County when senior Mara Harbison took the serve.

Franklin-Simpson hands Barren County third straight defeat  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW — Streaks are meant to be broken, eventually.

Hilltopper offense falters in home loss to UAB  Bowling Green Daily News

Western Kentucky tried to shoot its way past conference rival Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday afternoon. It's safe to say that strategy didn't work.

Class Of 2018 WKU Athletics Hall Of Fame Inducted  WBKO

Crystal Kelly, Matt Wilhite, and Rick Yeloushan inducted into WKU Athletics Hall Of Fame on Saturday, October 27, at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Franklin native Joiner making Lady Topper golf history  Bowling Green Daily News

Adam Gary used to come across a young Franklin resident named Mary Joiner during his time teaching at Kenny Perry's Country Creek golf course.

New athletic, academic complex nears completion at Barren County High School  WBKO

GLASGOW — An estimated $10-million project that involves a new football field and new classrooms at Barren County High School is nearing completion.

College football's early signing period creates recruiting pressure  Courier Journal

Most Division I college programs will lock down the bulk of their 2019 class this week after a frenetic push that didn't exist until recently.

How successful are Kentucky's high school graduates?  Bluegrass Institute

The Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) has been assembling an ever-increasing collection of statistics about Kentucky for several ...

2017 All-SKY Conference football teams announced | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

The Southern Kentucky Conference released the 2017 All-SKY Conference first and second teams Thursday.

More students report mold in WKU dorms  WBKO

Nearly 350 WKU students have been moved out of Minton Hall and into other dorms due to mold. Now we're learning that mold has invaded other buildings on ...

Muhlenberg County school buses damaged, juveniles charged  WBKO

Two juveniles in Muhlenberg County are charged with multiple counts of wanton endangerment 1st degree and criminal mischief after police said they shot ...

WATCH: Franklin-Simpson High School holds distracted driving demo  WBKO

A mock atv-tractor crash showed students the effects of texting and driving or drinking and driving. First Responders, Students, the FFA, and Officals came ...

Career & Technical Center opens in Logan County  WBKO

The CTC will provide students with hands-on experience they can immediately take into the work force.

Hilltoppers 5-0 since Bearden's return to starting lineup | WKU Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Western Kentucky's longest winning streak of the season has coincided with outstanding play from its veteran point guard.

Therapy dogs promoting mental health at Warren County Schools  WBKO

Some schools across Warren County are implementing a four-legged approach to promoting mental and social health for students.

Masonry class at FSHS a rock solid key to kids' futures  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN — Michael Herrington knows when he makes something out of bricks, it's going to be around for a long time.

Donations to family resource centers supply kids with back to school needs  WBKO

For just a few extra dollars, a donation of school supplies to a family resource center can go a long way in helping every child be supplied for their upcoming ...

The Gatton Academy selects 99 students for Class of 2020 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

By Zack Ryle. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 4, 2018) – The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 99 Kentucky sophomores for ...

Teacher education program sees success by placing teachers in classrooms sooner  Bowling Green Daily News

When Rachel Swift was studying to be a teacher at Western Kentucky University, she jumped at the chance to get in front of a classroom as soon as she could.

Alleged Shooter Identified in Rest Stop Murder-Suicide in Franklin, Ky  WKU Public Radio

Updated Wednesday at 8:52 a.m.: According to Kentucky State Police, the shooter has been identified as 39-year-old James Roames of Hendersonville, TN.

Spurrier carves his own quarterback legacy at South Warren  Bowling Green Daily News

When the new kid moved to town, Brandon Smith was curious what he knew.

Foundation Christian Academy building high school  WBKO

Foundation Christian Academy is building a gymnasium and nine additional classrooms.

Allen County Schools add two more resource officers  WBKO

Allen County Schools reevaluated their safety procedures which resulted in hiring more resource officers.

Kelly, Wilhite, Yeloushan named to WKU Athletic Hall of Fame  Bowling Green Daily News

Former Western Kentucky standouts Crystal Kelly (women's basketball), Matt Wilhite (baseball) and Rick Yeloushan (swimming) were announced Monday as ...

Lady Topper legend Kelly embraces different perspective on basketball  Bowling Green Daily News

The past six years have given Crystal Kelly a new perspective and appreciation for basketball. Working her way through the college ranks as an assistant coach, ...

Area teen dies in suspected drowning in Kentucky  The Tennessean

A 17-year-old Logan County teenager with Robertson County ties died in a suspected drowning in the Red River near the state line on Tuesday.

Nashville in top 25 of nation's best sports cities  The Tennessean

This is the second year Nashville has been in the top 25.

Bowling Green students walk out of school in protest of gun violence  WBKO

Like so many across the country, students at Bowling Green High School protested gun violence Wednesday through an organized walkout.

New Hart County High School under construction  WBKO

As Hart County High School continues their daily school life while construction takes place, staff members can't hep but feel a little nostalgia along with their ...

WATCH: Family still with questions after arrest made in 2017 Scottsville murder  WBKO

27 months after Wendell Jackson's murder, police made an arrest, but many questions remain for the victim's family.

WKU's Gatton Academy of Math, Science selects 99 sophomores for Class of 2020, included are NKyians  User-generated content

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University has selected 99 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2020. “We are excited ...

Pingpong club serves up after-school fun | News  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – At the end of the school day, Franklin-Simpson High School Principal Tim Schlosser announces over the intercom that anyone who's interested is ...

Gatton Academy selects 95 for Class of 2019 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 4, 2017) — The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 95 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of ...

Harrison becoming reliable running back for Spartans | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Cameron Harrison's Mr. Reliability role at South Warren hasn't allowed him to carve out a truly crafted identity at any one position on offense.

Lady Wildcats rally to beat Warren Central | Prep Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN – First-year Franklin-Simpson coach Cody Rich told Kate Norwood toward the end of the third quarter that she would get taken out of the game if she ...

100 Kentucky students had their state test scores lowered to zero. Here’s why.  Lexington Herald Leader

In all, Kentucky education officials lowered the test scores of at least 100 students to zero after violations of the testing code were found in 2015-16 on required ...

BG rallies to beat Franklin-Simpson | Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

Bowling Green baseball coach Dan Mosier expects runs to be at a premium for the Purples this season after the transition to BBCOR bats.

Students help others learn at Boys & Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN — Fractions have been a challenge for Petra Miskic, a fourth-grader in Simpson County Schools.

WKU teacher training program promotes successful teachers, students  Bowling Green Daily News

Between the low pay, long hours, mountains of paperwork and dealing with difficult students and their parents, teaching can be one tough job.

Monroe tames FSHS | Sports  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN — A young Franklin-Simpson football team showed its age Friday, falling to visiting Monroe County 12-0 at James Mathews Stadium.

Med Center expands with purchase of orthopedics company  Bowling Green Daily News

The latest expansion of Commonwealth Health Corp.'s Med Center Health business will increase the Bowling Green-based health care giant's reach into ...

Barren County Senior Class witnesses mock crash  WBKO

With prom just a week away for the Barren County High School Trojans, local first responders took the afternoon to remind the senior class to make good ...

Q&A: John McCracken | News  Bowling Green Daily News

Summarize briefly your legal career and education.

CCHS baseball coach Greg Shelton resigns | Sports  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Hall of Fame coach Greg Shelton — a winner of over 900 Kentucky high school baseball games — has resigned his post at Christian County High School.

Former UK head coach Phillips loving life as UC assistant

Joker Phillips could not have found the spotlight much brighter as Kentucky head coach, but now he is loving life as a Cincinnati football assistant.

Glasgow rallies to beat defending region champs | Sports  Glasgow Daily Times

GLASGOW – Glasgow coach Sam Royse said his team played fearless baseball Friday night. The win over defending 4th Region champion Franklin-Simpson ...

Chinese exchange students learning American ways  WBKO

Over 30 students from Xi'an China are spending their 5-week school break in Kentucky.

Former WKU coach David Elson returns Saturday as Ball State's defensive coordinator  WBKO

Former Western Kentucky coach David Elson returns to Bowling Green this weekend as the defensive coordinator for Ball State, WKU's opponent at 6 p.m. ...

Database: Search 2014-15 Kentucky School Test Scores  89.3 WFPL

On Thursday, the Kentucky Department of Education released the 2014-15 Unbridled Learning test results for schools and school districts. In the database ...

Franklin's Frosty Freeze has served Baby Burgers for 58 years  Bowling Green Daily News

FRANKLIN — A man sits down on a bench in front of the Frosty Freeze here. He's come to eat, but didn't call ahead with his order. Didn't go online.

WKU Welcome Center  WKU News

WKU welcomes you to our beautiful campus nestled among the impressive hills of Bowling Green, Ky. Please visit our Welcome Center located in the ...

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