Author: Alli House

Prices increasing in grain prices also affects local businesses

BOWLING GREEN, Ky– Inflation and supply chain disruptions are hurting more than just the US economy. A local grain farmer understands that the rising price of his grain is hurting the businesses that need it. CJ Hickman, a local farmer, says “Fertilizer prices have skyrocketed, equipment prices have skyrocketed, not from the war in Ukraine, but just from the supply…

Hospitality Olympics 2022 are in full swing!

BOWLING GREEN, Ky – With tourism booming in Bowling Green, the hospitality industry celebrates their hard work.  The Bowling Green Area Lodging Association celebrates the 5th Hospitality Olympics for local employees in the hospitality industry. This event is for employees to feel appreciated for their hard work. The Hospitality Olympics is a field day where the work activities in their…

Teranga Academy hosts a family night for students joining the program this fall

BOWLING GREEN, Ky- Teranga Academy hosted a family night on Monday to welcome their new students. Bowling Green Independent Schools will open a new English immersion school for refugees and immigrants who are new to the United States.  The program will help students learn English and transition into American culture.  Family night consisted of families of the students, to meet…

Today is Lineman Appreciation Day!

BOWLING GREEN, Ky – April 11th, Warren RECC celebrated National Lineman Appreciation Day. Linemen work with power lines 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to keep electricity flowing and the lights on. Regardless of weather conditions, they are on call as first responders to ensure safety around our community. Eric Mckinney, supervisor at Warren RECC, who’s been a…

United Way’s 14th annual kickoff of Feed the Need food drive is going on until April 22nd

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Feed the Need hosted by United Way kicked off it’s 14th annual food drive this past Friday. United Way runs “Feed the Need” in multiple counties of southern Kentucky and services ten counties.  The most needed items are usually non-perishable canned protein items such as: tuna; canned chicken; beef; and boxed meals like: hamburger helper; rice-a-roni;…

How to save your money in an economic crunch

BOWLING GREEN, Ky – With high inflation comes higher prices. Bowling Green citizens share struggles they’ve faced due to this matter. Western Kentucky University student, Blake Sanders says, “rent’s been going up and that’s definitely a tough thing to be able to pay. We’ve had to manage different trips and the lengths of trips just because the gas prices have…

The Reading Company opens its doors

BOWLING GREEN, KY- A new speech language therapy and dyslexia service just opened today.   The Reading Company is a service offered for young kids and young adults who struggle with communication or learning.  The co-owners, April Hayes and Allison Higgins, both saw a need in the Bowling Green community for more speech language therapy services, so decided to start this…

Kindergarten ready Summer camp

Parents, if you have young kids going into kindergarten in August of 2022, there is a summer camp  you can get them signed up to be kindergarten ready. A free summer program by Warren County Public Schools, Bowling Green City Schools and several community partners is getting put on to help local children be kindergarten ready.  Debbie Hills, CEO and…

March is self harm awareness month

BOWLING GREEN, Ky- March is Self Harm Awareness Month. The National Alliance on Mental Illnesses (NAMI) is partnering with Western Kentucky University to provide assistance and support groups for college students who suffer with mental illnesses. NAMI, a non-profit organization, also has an adult support group where you can meet with other indivduals who struggle with mental health. Dr. Jay…

Workforce website for Bowling Green and Warren County residents

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Warren County and the city of Bowling Green partnered together in efforts to help the currently unemployed/underemployed individuals and to attract new talent to the South Central Kentucky area by connecting with CrowdSouth. CrowdSouth will be maintaining the new website, BowlingGreenWorks.com. This website will help those in need of a job in sectors that include manufacturing, hospitality,…