Author: Candace Price

Kiwanis Club of Caverna holds benefit concert to help children

CAVE CITY, Ky.- The Kiwanis Club of Caverna is raising money for children in need with a benefit concert taking place next month. Music from rock and roll legends Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis will be performed at the concert by tribute artists. All of the proceeds from the tribute concert will go to the club’s service projects for…

Ignition interlock device bills heads to the Kentucky House

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A bill that could reduce drunk driving in Kentucky is now heading to the Kentucky House for a vote. Senate Bill 85, backed by Kentucky’s bourbon industry and Mothers Against Drunk Driving, would increase the use of the ignition interlock device, which blocks the car from starting if the driver isn’t sober. “This bill will definitely be…

Feds charge 13 people in string of robberies including robbery and homicide at La Placita

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Thirteen people have been charged in a string of violent robberies that took place in several states and cities, including Bowling Green. In 2017, five of the alleged robbers targeted the family-owned La Placita Market on Morgantown Road. The crime rocked the close-knit Latino community in Bowling Green. Vanessa Jimenez who owns the store said she’s happy…

SKYCTC launches GED PLUS

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-There’s a new program in Bowling Green to help people earn a GED and a college certificate at the same time. South Central Kentucky Community and Technical College has launched GED Plus. The program seeks to get more people into high-demand industries at a faster rate. Healthcare, construction and IT are a few of the industries that students…

McNeill Elementary students attend career fair

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-Students at McNeill Elementary school in Bowling Green are a looking to the future. The school hosted a career fair for third and fifth graders to help them pick a future job. Students rushed into classrooms and packed them from wall to wall to hear from 13 different guest speakers about their careers. “I wanted our students to see that there…

Tax season brings surprises for Kentuckians

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- April 15 is the deadline to file tax returns, and in Kentucky many people are still wondering if they will end up owing money this year. About two-thirds of households will see tax cuts and about 6 percent will pay more, according to the tax policy center. In Kentucky, changes in tax laws means that some people…

Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green celebrates 200 years

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-The Presbyterian Church on State Street is celebrating 200 years in Bowling Green with an exhibit highlighting the history of the church in the community. Pictures, letters and documents are all on display at the church’s exhibit. It’s a trip through time, showing the influence that the church has had on Bowling Green since its arrival. In 1819…

Med Center Health in Bowling Green needs more organ donors 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Doctors at Med Center Health in Bowling Green are not receiving enough organs to save lives. That’s why they are partnering with Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates to encourage the community to sign up to become donors. Med Center Health in Bowling Green has a goal of registering 100 new organ, eye and tissue donors before April 30th. Around…

WKU students teach young girls about science and engineering

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Students at Western Kentucky University are partnering with Lost River Cave Elementary school to teach young girls about science and engineering. The 6-week long program was launched by the WKU’s Girls in Science and Engineering club. The idea is to get girls interested in learning about science and engineering at a young age. Right now, the club is…

Students who work at Bowling Green Chick-Fil-A receive $2,500 scholarship

BOWLING GREEN,Ky.-Six students in Bowling Green received a $2,500 scholarship from a fast food restaurant on Thursday. Those students, who work at Chick-Fil-A on Campbell Lane in Bowling Green, were both surprised and excited by the news that they would have some extra money to help them out while they attend college. Megan Swaim, Mary Moore, Morgan Collins, Madison Vanwinkle,…