Author: Candace Price

Kentucky State Police program helps people struggling with drug addiction 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- One program is helping people who suffer from addiction find treatment by going to any Kentucky State Police post. The program is called the Angel Initiative, and since its launch in 2016, people seeking help with addiction have been trickling in to KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green. The initiative has helped nearly 100 people across the…

Council is planning new ways to help reduce recidivism

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. –The Southern Kentucky Re-Entry Council is planning new initiatives to help those incarcerated successfully rejoin the community after serving time. At the council’s monthly meeting Thursday in Bowling Green, they welcomed two new members, Serenda Lobue from Hope Harbor rape crisis center and Sarah Perrine from Freedom House. The council is partnering with Warren County’s Jail to…

Gigi’s Cupcakes in Bowling Green has ribbon cutting to celebrate one year anniversary

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-From the Women’s Conference to the cupcake shop that bears her name, Gigi Butler made a special appearance at the Bowling Green Gigi’s Cupcakes location on Tuesday. The business, on Campbell Lane, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and also new ownership. A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday afternoon. New owners Will and Nicole Jones expressed excitement over taking over…

Hundreds of Women attend Women’s Leadership Conference in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-More than 100 local businesswomen came together today to be inspired and empowered at the first Women’s Leadership Conference in Bowling Green. The We to the Power of Three Women’s Leadership Conference took place at the Charleston. Special guest speakers talked about empowerment in the workplace, and women’s engagement. Attendees heard from four business leaders, including Gigi Butler who…

Jail offers program to inmates healing from sexual abuse trauma in effort to address recidivism

MORGANTOWN, Ky.-Butler County Jail is partnering with Hope Harbor to help inmates heal from sexual abuse trauma. The new program offers free therapy sessions to inmates while they are incarcerated. Survive to Thrive launched in December, after prison staff saw a disheartening trend among the inmates, especially those who re-offend. As more inmates came forward seeking out help in dealing…

Last chance to submit for Med Center Health’s Women in the Arts exhibit

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Med Center Health in Bowling Green is calling for women artists to submit their work for the Women-in-the-Arts exhibit. Female artists over the age of 18, who live in Kentucky, can submit work for the exhibit. Categories of artwork that can be submitted include painting, sculpture, ceramics, fiber works, works on paper and photography. The exhibit will…

Students from around the region attend the FBLA Region II Leadership Conference in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- More than 600 high school students from around the region were at Western Kentucky University on Friday to learn about leadership and business. Students participated in competitive events and had opportunities to earn scholarships at the Future Business Leaders of America Region II Leadership Conference. Scholarships were given out to finalists and some participants in a wide…

Bowling Green Police use advanced technology to reconstruct collisions

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Bowling Green Police Department is using technology and science to recreate a two-car collision that occurred at the intersection of Lovers Lane and Middle Bridge Road Wednesday. Police will often reconstruct a collision if it has led to serious injuries or fatalities. Using 3-D printed car models, physics and in-depth analysis police can recreate the…

Med Center Health in Bowling Green recognized for cardiac care

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is recognizing The Medical Center in Bowling Green for their cardiac care. Med Center Health has received a Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care designation. Blue distinction centers are selected across the country for improved patient safety and better health outcomes. Only hospitals that meet nationally established quality measures are considered…