Author: Candace Price

Expect bad weather Thursday, use caution while driving

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Heavy rain, flooding and high winds are bad conditions for those out on the roadways. Warren County has been under flood watch since early Wednesday morning. The roads have been very wet and dangerous. “With excessive rainfall coming in, we can expect  some standing water in low water areas. We want everyone to be aware, use precautions as…

Cancer risk increasing for young adults

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-New research from the American Cancer Society found a troubling trend. The risk of cancer is increasing in young adults age 24 to 49 because of obesity. The six obesity-related cancers that are increasing with young adults include kidney, pancreatic, colorectal and gallbladder to name a few. Kristin Sullivan, director of nutrition and physical activity at the American…

WKU hopes to improve retention and graduation with new hires

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni has a vision for the future of the university, and now he plans to fill several new positions to help make that vision a reality. Caboni announced the new executive roles at a meeting last week with the Board of Regents, who unanimously approved his strategic plan for 2018-2028. “It’s a more student-centered…

Vaccinations at workplaces linked to multiple infections

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Kentucky Department of Health is looking into vaccinations that may be causing infections. There have been several reported incidents where bad vaccines were given out at workplaces in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. People have experienced swelling, hard lumps and pain around the area on their body where they received the injection. The Kentucky Department of Health…

Animal abuse could become felony

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. Hurting an animal could soon mean a lengthy prison sentence and heavy fines. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are re-introducing a proposed law that would make animal cruelty a felony. The bill is called the Preventing Animal Cruel and Torture Act (PACT), and it’s backed by Florida Democrat Ted Deutch and Florida Republican Vern Buchanan….

Motorsports park could host night events if city approves lighting money

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park could soon start hosting night time events. That’s if the city approves the project costing more than $150,000. The National Corvette Museum is requesting just over $152,000 dollars to put in electrical wiring along the track. The money will be provided by the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau…

Soul food restaurant opens on Old Morgantown Road 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Greens, wings, potatoes, pork chops, you name it. That’s right we’re talking about soul food. A new soul food restaurant in Bowling Green celebrated it’s grand opening Friday. Crowe’s Soul Food on Old Morgantown Road offers home-style cooking that you can enjoy at the restaurant or take out. It’s the only soul food restaurant in Bowling…

Need help? It’s a simple as a text message to 911

GLASGOW, Ky.- The Emergency Communications Center in Glasgow is celebrating a new program that will allow you to text 911 in an emergency. It’s is a way to discretely call for help in an emergency, all you must do is get out your cellphone and send a text. The emergency communications center started testing the program last year, and officials…

Rene Boucher takes the stand day during civil trial filed against him by Rand Paul

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-During day two of U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s civil trial against his neighbor Rene Boucher, Boucher took the stand and apologized to the senator. A conflict between Paul and his neighbor started over unwanted plant droppings on Boucher’s property, then escalated when Boucher had to have those droppings hauled off several times. “He started to take his piles…

Mammoth Cave National Park opens again, for now

MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky.-The government has re-opened and national parks across the country are removing blockades and shutters. Mammoth Cave National Park is now open to visitors and staff for the first time in more than 30 days. Tours and excursions have resumed at the park. “Coming from Philadelphia everything was closed, so it’s nice coming around the way back we…