Author: Candace Price

An uptick in refugees coming to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Current White House policy means that fewer refugees are coming to the United States. In Bowling Green that’s not the case, in fact there’s been an increase in the number of refugees that are coming here. At the end of last year, the International Center of Kentucky saw numbers start to trickle down, leading them to believe that…

Deaf women from all over the world hosting retreat in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Ky.-Deaf women from all over the world are gathering in Franklin for a special retreat. Women from Florida, Michigan and even Russia are coming together to unite as a community and show each other support. The faith-based retreat lasts five days and is taking place at the Oasis Christian Center. It’s a rare opportunity for women who are deaf…

Emergency Crews are raising awareness about traffic safety in Southern Kentucky

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-An alarming new survey shows roadside crashes are on the rise nationwide because of distracted driving. According to a survey by the national safety council, more than 70 percent of drivers are taking photos and videos whenever they see emergency crews on the side of the road. It’s the new rubber necking, people taking photos, videos and using…

New gallery, Ink Exposed now open at WKU

  BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Women are using tattoos to reclaim their bodies following sexual assault, and now photos of those tattoos are on display in a new gallery at Western Kentucky University. Ink exposed is now open at Downing Student Union on WKU’s campus. The photos are all of women and the tattoos they have, which are reminders of their sexual…

WKU students react to college student murdered while using a popular rideshare app

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Students at Western Kentucky University are reacting to the news of a South Carolina College Student, who was kidnapped and murdered after getting into a car she mistook for an Uber. Rideshare apps market themselves as being safe, inexpensive and a better alternative to drinking and driving. Still, across the country, reports of riders being assaulted and even…

WKU police host Coffee with a Cop event 

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Students at Western Kentucky University spent the morning drinking coffee and talking with law enforcement at the first ever Coffee with a Cop event put on by Western Kentucky Police Department. Members of the community and students were invited to talk with police and Warren County Attorney Amy Milliken to learn more about who they are and what…

NCM Motorsports Park has test day before Great Lakes Bourbon Barrel

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Drivers tested out the track at the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park on Friday to get ready for a big race Saturday. Several racing events will take place Saturday at NCM for the annual National Auto Sport Association Great Lakes Bourbon Barrel event. The races are for drivers of all levels. The National Autosport’s Association offers four levels…

Emergency medical providers discuss poison control

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-It’s National Poison Prevention Week, and emergency crews in Bowling Green are raising awareness about the common types of poisonings and how to prevent them. Household products, medicines, fumes and even food can all lead to a person being poisoned, and sometimes it’s fatal. Carbon monoxide is a common cause of poisoning deaths in the United States. “It…

ProRehab cuts ribbon on new location in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A place offering various types of physical and occupational therapy has a new location Bowling Green. ProRehab is now open at 1110 Wilkinson Trace Street. Staff, friends and associates gathered outside to take part in a ribbon cutting at the new location this morning. Services offered include rehabilitation, athletic training and spine care. The clinic’s manager said she’s…

DEA addresses medical professionals about drug diversion

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Drug Enforcement Administration official visited Bowling Green Wednesday to talk to health professionals about prescription drug diversion. The illicit selling and use of prescribed controlled substances is a growing problem both nationally and here in the southern Kentucky region. Doctors, veterinarians, dentists and other medical professionals heard from Martin Redd, manager of the DEA’s Diversion…