Author: Amelia Brett

BGFD responds to structure fire on Richland Drive

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to a structure fire Tuesday, Sept. 6 on the 800 block of Richland Drive. The fire department said they received a call about the fire around 7:15 p.m., and six BGFD units, as well as a rescue unit and fire investigator, responded to a house fire at the location. BGFD…

BGFD responds to house fire on Pearce Way

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Fire Department responded to a house fire on Pearce Way off of Glen Lily Road Friday afternoon. According to BGFD Battalion Chief Tim Buchanon, Bowling Green Fire Department units were dispatched around 3:51 p.m. with a total of eight units and 26 personnel responding to the 700 block of Pearce Way. Buchanon said…

Simpson County Animal Shelter asks to consider adoption

Althea was adopted a couple months back but was returned at what the shelter stated is no fault of her own. She is available for immediate adoption. (Source: Simpson County Animal Shelter)FRANKLIN, Ky. – Simpson County Animal Shelter is asking to consider adopting a new friend into your family! Six days ago, the shelter made a social media post stating…

Edmonson County Schools to receive $10 million for vocational school renovations

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. – Edmonson County Schools will be receiving $10 million toward their local career and technical center. The Local Area Vocational Education Center is getting the education funds from the state’s budget. The vocational center was built in 1981 and hasn’t been renovated since, said Brian Alexander, superintendent of Edmonson County Schools. He said there is a dire need…

Cars and Coffee returns to Cave City

CAVE CITY, Ky. – If you weren’t flying out of town for spring break, you may have noticed classic cars covering the roadways in Southcentral Kentucky. Cave City hosted the first of this year’s Cars and Coffee series! The event, which will be back again in May, presents live music, local vendors, games and some food trucks from around the…

Academy teaching English language immersion set to open

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Starting in August, refugee students in middle and high school will have a new option of learning in Warren County. Teranga Academy, a school dedicated to supporting teens and their families who are new to the U.S., will be located at the Bowling Green Learning Center on Old Morgantown Road. The academy is part of a…

BGPD presented with gift cards to pass along to tornado victims

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Last week, the Bowling Green Police Department received around $400 in gift cards from the Rotary Club of Bowling Green to give to those in need. The gift cards were distributed to both the BGPD and Warren County Sheriff’s Office for disaster relief efforts. The cards are part of a coordinated effort between the county and…

Better Business Bureau gives tips on avoiding Ukraine charity scams

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – As an ongoing war happens in Ukraine, some can take advantage of the situation and create scams. Whitney Adkins, the director of strategic marketing at the Better Business Bureau branch in Louisville, gave some tips on avoiding scams that can prey on tugged heart strings. The BBB has not seen an increase in these scams yet,…

Woodsongs prepares nearly 1,000 instruments to donate to Kentucky tornado relief

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour in Lexington has been gathering instruments to donate to those affected by the December tornadoes. The Woodsongs community is nationwide, and they have worked with music stores all over the country, including Musicians Pro in Bowling Green, to get more than 1,000 instruments that will be given for free to anyone who…

Upcoming 3G shutdown could affect safety of rural Americans, older adults in less than a week

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – AT&T announced it will be shutting down its 3G networks February 22. Amid this change, rural Americans and older adults could be particularly affected when their devices no longer work. “People in rural areas could have fewer choices,” said Tom Kamber, Executive Director of Older Adults Technology Services and Senior Planet. This is because of the…