Author: Candace Price

New transit bus in Scottsville begins service

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky.-There’s a new way to get around in Scottsville and it’s one, if not the only, mode of public transportation in the city. Monday passengers took their first ride on the low-fare transit bus. Passengers pay with small tokens when they board the bus. Traveling round trip only costs them $1. The City of Scottsville acquired a grant, allowing…

Walmart Supercenter in Bowling Green unveils upgrades  

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- If you’ve recently walked into the Walmart on Morgantown Road in Bowling Green, you may have noticed a few changes. The store has been completely upgraded to an innovative shopping experience. Walmart is donating $56 million to its Kentucky stores. One of those stores is the Walmart Supercenter in Bowling Green where those renovations were unveiled on…

VR technology offers alternative to opioids

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Virtual reality could be the latest weapon in the battle against opioid addiction. One Bowling Green based physical therapy clinic is using the technology to treat chronic and debilitating pain in patients The ProRehab clinic in Bowling Green is part of a pilot program using a new VR platform. It’s an alternative to popping pills that is meant…

National Corvette Museum introduces new CEO

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The National Corvette Museum’s soon-to-be President and CEO has big plans for organization. He’s taking the place of current CEO Wendall Strode who is leaving the position July 1 after 23 years at the museum. Dr. Sean Preston says his love for cars started as a child, when he collected Hot Wheels. He comes all the way…

Illegal tire dumping causing unrest

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Old and useless tires are being dumped near roads, waterways and on private properties in Warren County. The illegal disposal of the tires has become an expensive nuisance for both the county and property owners. Yesterday the county disposed of about 1,500 illegally dumped tires. It’s become a mounting issue. When tires get dumped, someone else gets tasked…

Mother accused of injuring four-month-old baby

GLASGOW, Ky.-A four-month old girl from Glasgow is in the hospital, and her mother is in jail after an incident left the child with life altering injuries. According to an arrest citation 21-year-old Brittney Benigni admitted to shaking and hitting the baby multiple times and, in another incident, getting upset and yanking the child’s legs to flip her. Medical records…

First outpatient surgery center opens in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Healthcare providers in Bowling Green are racing to meet the demand of a fast-growing population.  Tuesday, the regions first outpatient surgical center opened its doors just off Lovers Lane. TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital, in partnership with Graves Gilbert Clinic and several other medical professionals cut ribbons on the Greenview Surgery Center located at 484 Golden Autumn Way….

Missionaries repair homes for those in need

AUBURN, Ky.- A group of Christian missionaries helped repair homes Tuesday for those in need locally. The Kentucky Changers worked tirelessly Tuesday, in the rain and heat, to help replace an Auburn woman’s severely damaged roof and build her home a new deck. The homeowner in Auburn has needed a new roof for quite some time but couldn’t afford to…

Kids learn about Bowling Green’s transportation history

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- High speed rails, self-driving cars and space flights. Transportation continues to evolve. A group of kids in Bowling Green are learning more about that evolution at the city’s first planes, trains and cars camp. Aviation Heritage Park, the National Corvette Museum and the Historic Rail Park & Train Museum are teaming up for the five-day children’s camp…

BGPD hoping to build $1.2 million evidence storage building

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-The Bowling Green Police Department is quickly running out of space to store evidence. Their plan is to build a bigger and better evidence storage building. Next week, the department plans to ask the city for just under $1.3 million for the new building. The proposed location is on a plot of empty land at the corner of…