Author: Candace Price

Kentucky leads nation in HPV related cancers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-Physicians and community members in Bowling Green want to raise awareness about a vaccine which they say can prevent six different kinds of cancer. It’s called the Human Papillomavirus Virus vaccine. On Wednesday, an HPV Cancer Prevention Roundtable took place at the Medical Center’s WKU Health Sciences Complex. The goal of the discussion was to brainstorm ways to…

Kentucky gets poor ranking in national energy efficiency report

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-October is National Energy Awareness month, and a recent nationwide report ranks Kentucky as one of the least energy efficient states. Personal finance website Wallethub has released it’s national report on the most and least energy efficient states. In the report, Kentucky is ranked 40th out of the 48 states included in the study. The Commonwealth received below…

KSP says dated cold cases difficult to solve without confessions

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-While detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 3 may have a few more answers as to what happened to Linda Sue Boards, there are multiple other cold cases that remain unsolved. Post 3 continues to investigate around 20 unsolved homicides that have occurred in this area, dating back to 1966. Post 3 is the lead law enforcement agency…

Refugee families waiting to be reunited in Bowling Green area

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.-When refugees arrive in South-Central Kentucky, many of them leave behind sisters, uncles, cousins and other family members. It can take years for these families to be reunited. Now that a federal cap for resettling refugees has been met, it could take even longer for some families to be together again. Family members who had been approved to…

Post 3 Troopers participate in national Coffee with a Cop event

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Most people only interact with law enforcement during an emergency. Police in South-Central Kentucky are trying to change that by learning more about those in the community over a cup of coffee. Coffee with a Cop is a national event which took place across the country on Wednesday, and it’s the second year that Kentucky State Police…

Sen. Rand Paul addresses Trump impeachment inquiry

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Sen. Rand Paul (Ky-R) spoke to a crowded room of employees at Logan Aluminum in Russellville on Tuesday. The Republican Senator covered topics ranging from big corporations and taxes, to his stance on socialism and universal healthcare. Sen. Paul also mentioned his belief that the United States is spending too much money on the war in Afghanistan….

Annual International Festival promotes diversity, culture

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bowling Green has an ever-growing immigrant community, and once a year their different cultures and heritage are put on full display at the International Festival. Hundreds of people came out on Saturday to enjoy the food, music, dancing, and games that the International Festival has to offer. It’s a real testament to just how diverse the…

Superhero 5K raises funds for local organization

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On Saturday, runners and walkers dressed as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and even the Incredibles, as they participated in the CASA Superhero 5k at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green. Casa stands for Court-Appointed Special Advocates. In south central Kentucky, CASA works to help children who are victims of abuse, neglect, and dependency. All special advocates…

Fire destroys mobile home and barn in Hart County

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky.- A fast moving fire destroyed a mobile home and barn Saturday afternoon in Hart County’s Hardyville community. A portion of a corn field was also scorched. Fire officials told WNKY that the fire broke out around 1 p.m. in the 1900 block of Fairview Church Pascal Road. Officials said the wind caused the fire to move across Fairview Church…