Author: Josh Shortt

Tax bills will increase in August

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Delinquent tax refers to a tax that is unpaid after the due date. Warren County property taxpayers who haven’t already paid, will see their tax bills increase in August. On Aug. 27, bills that are not paid will be sold to third party investors. From there, the bills will continue to grow. The third party can add…

Bowling Green celebrates National Day of Prayer

BOWLING GREEN Ky. – The first Thursday of May means a day of fellowship, worship and prayer for all faiths. The National Day of Prayer began in 1952. Residents and employees at Signature Healthcare celebrated the day, where Bowling Green Christian Academy principal Michael Hammond had the chance to pray for the residents. “It’s amazing just being able to connect…

Bowling Green Junior High welcomes new principal

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-Bowling Green Junior High School welcomed its brand-new principal Wednesday. Students gathered as they were introduced to new principal, Robert Lightning. He is taking over for Cinny West, who served in the position for seven years. Prior to stepping into the new role, Lightning served as a teacher at Parker-Bennett-Curry for 10 years. While there, he was primarily…

Cave City police department sprouts a new opportunity

CAVE CITY Ky.- Students at Caverna Elementary were given the chance to not only grow their own produce, but to grow in their education thanks to a relationship between the school and the Cave City Police Department. The school and police department have created a community garden. Students in third, fourth and fifth grades came out to get their hands dirty with…

Bowling Green High School first phase expansion includes science labs, performing arts classrooms

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- The construction of the new building at Bowling Green High School remains a work in progress as the construction team works to complete the first phase by 2020. Phase one includes new science labs, medical arts, the lead academy and performing arts classrooms. Students, even those graduating this year, are excited about the progress. “I’m going to…

Attorney General candidate visits WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – On Monday night, the WKU Young Republicans had the chance to hear from a candidate looking to win the Attorney General race in Kentucky. Wil Schroder, a Republican candidate, made a visit to WKU, giving the club a chance to meet him in person. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is running for governor this upcoming election,…

Young students learn of a Jockey with an impact on history

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, some students from T.C. Cherry and McNeill Elementary schools learned about a jockey with quite a journey to the Run for the Roses. Patsi Trollinger, who is the author of a book called Perfect Timing, came to the schools today to host a writing workshop. It tells the story of…

Kentucky is on track with education and career readiness goals

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The numbers from Kentucky’s Progress Toward Post-Secondary Strategic Agenda goals show  the state of Kentucky as a whole is currently on the right path to reaching its educational attainment goal of 60 percent of the working age group to have some type of certificate or degree by the year 2030. This stems from many of different factors, one…

Local students provide a helping hand

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- LEAD, which stands for leadership, excellence, achievement, and diversity, gave Bowling Green High School students an opportunity to get out of the classroom to extend a helping hand through a day of service. The program was started in honor of Joe Tinnius, who served as the ninth superintendent of the Bowling Green Independent Schools. This program started…

WKU hosts field day for future farmers

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Students in the Western Kentucky University agriculture department had the opportunity to help out some future agriculture majors. Today was Agri science and education field day. At the L.D. Brown Expo Center, students from over 24 schools in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana came to test their skills in various agriculture related activities. Some of those activities included…