Author: Aaliyah Mulero-Aviles

National farmers’ market week is recognized locally

BOWLING GREEN, Ky- A corn…er stone for a community, farmers’ markets are being celebrated across the nation during National Farmers’ Market Week. Here in Kentucky, our local farmers and producers not only provide access to fresh nutritious food… But also offer a sense of community that we can all be a part of. Jerilyn Bristow, the manager for Community Farmers’ Market…

Cave Country Trails Challenge for August begins.

HART COUNTY, Ky.- With the rising cost of just about everything these days, how about $700 worth of items for free? All you have to do is enjoy one of the many trails in our region. Each month, Cave Country Trails offers a new trail challenge in one of five counties. News 40 spoke to July’s winner of the Hart County…

Track events continue throughout the week at the SOKY Fair.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- At the SOKY fair you can expect some amazing rides and delicious food. Another great event is the track events. If you want to have a good time watching old decked-out cars race getting muddy and crazy, that is the place to be. Every year Blue-Collar Boys Promotions puts on the daily track events at the fair….

Amigos lend a hand to the Hispanic community

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Amigos Resource Network continues to be a point of connection within our local Hispanic community. Since 2012, Amigos has provided Bowling Green’s Hispanic community with local social and educational resources. Today, a free session on obtaining legal services was held. Program officials say that not only does the network help with resources, but it becomes…

SOKY Fair kicks off in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- It’s that time of year again to grab the family and head to the SOKY Fair at Lampkin Park. Rain or shine, fair organizers say they are bringing the fun while ensuring that everyone is safe. Freddy Miller, the owner of Miller’s Spectacular Shows, said, “We will keep all the rides open as long as it’s safe…

Allen County is hooked on science

ALLEN COUNTY, Ky.- Children in Allen County found themselves surrounded by science today. Jason Lindsey, better known as Mr. Science, entertained families with different experiments and taught various elements of science in a fun, hands-on way. Lindsey is a nationally recognized STEM educator who has traveled globally to communities sharing his love of science. “You can see it in their…

Aviation Summer Camps arrive at Bowling Green Regional Airport

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – All week long, future aviators are learning about flying at the Bowling Green Regional Airport. The Aviation Museum of Kentucky is hosting the 2022 Aviation Summer Camps for people ages ten through adult. Campers are learning everything from aircraft design to aviation careers. Aviation learners also practice with flight simulators and have the chance to fly…

Lock tree in Franklin continues to hold memories

FRANKLIN, Ky.- The Franklin Simpson High School welding program continues to bring joy year after year displaying sculptures throughout the county. “In a lot of big cities, you’ll see locks hanging on a fence or on a gate or on a bridge,” said executive director of Simpson County Tourism, Amy Ellis. It’s a common practice to secure memories by hanging…

Local organization spreading kindness in our community

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A family in our community has one simple goal to spread kindness. Robin Loid and Emily Wilkins are asking all of us to do three random acts of kindness. Following the deaths of two of her children, Robin and her daughter started a nonprofit called Cultivate Kindness in their honor. Their simple mission has been to spread…