Author: Candace Price

Sheriff’s deputies use Narcan kit for the first time and save a life

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-The use of Narcan has saved a person’s life, just days after the Warren County Sheriff’s Office finished its training on how to properly administer the drug overdose nasal spray. On Tuesday, deputies from the Warren County Sheriff’s office were called out to an apartment on Blue Level Road, where a person had apparently overdosed on opioid drugs….

Bowling Green celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – When you call 911, the first voice you hear is the dispatcher, ready to talk you through giving birth, performing CPR or calming you after a violent crime. The second week of April is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week—it’s a week to honor 911 dispatchers and all that they do to keep communities around the country…

Fairness ordinance on city commission agenda for Tuesday

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-LGB+ people living in Bowling Green can be denied housing because of their sexual orientation. That’s because the city doesn’t fairness ordinance. For two years the proposal to add protections for LGB+ people to the fairness ordinance has yet to be approved by the Bowling Green City Commission. This year the Warren County branch of the National Association for…

E. Coli and Hep A outbreaks hitting Kentucky the hardest 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Outbreaks of E-Coli and Hepatitis A are quickly spreading across the nation, and Kentucky is taking the biggest hit. During the most recent outbreak, Kentucky has seen the highest number of E. coli and Hep A cases in the country. So far Hep A has taken 52 lives in the state, and there have been 46…

Potter Children’s Home breaks ground on facility expansion

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-An organization that serves children and families in need is celebrating an expansion of its current facility on Thursday. The Potter Children’s Home and Family Ministries campus currently accommodates 17 single parent families but is now expanding to make room for more. In Warren County, 36% of children are raised in single parent homes. The new quadplex will…

More than $1 million given to local counties for road repairs 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-More than $1 million has been given to local counties for road and bridge repairs. This week Edmonson and Logan counties received more than $500,000 each in discretionary funding for county road and bridge renovations. Representatives from the Department of Rural Municipal Aid continue touring the state to hear about various roadway concerns. The awarded funding is a…

Woman accused of endangering her young children

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Bowling Green woman is accused of endangering her two children while in possession of suspected methamphetamine. Bowling Green police received a drug tip about a person living in an apartment complex at 402 Old Morgantown Road. There, officers said, they found Danielle Curran, 29, who gave the officers permission to search the residence and her…

Famous designer creates salon space

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-A world-renowned interior designer has designed a salon that opened in Bowling Green Wednesday. That designer is Peter Mallard, who has created retail spaces for Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford and Chanel. The new salon, Cowan and Company, is located on Scottsville Road in Bowling Green. It’s their second location in South Central Kentucky. Owners Caleb and Amanda Cowan…

Swahili most translated language at The Medical Center

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-For limited English speakers it can be difficult and often intimidating to seek medical help. In The Medical Center at Bowling Green more than 60 languages, including sign language, are quickly and easily translated. Two years ago, The Medical Center started using Stratus, a system that allows patients to communicate with medically qualified interpreters. At The Medical Center, nurses…