Author: Josh Shortt

Update: Woman airlifted to hospital after crash in Warren County identified

Russellville WreckRussellville Wreck 2 UPDATE: The driver of the SUV has been identified as, Meleaha T. Duncan, 36, of Russellville. She’s currently listed in critical condition. — BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A woman was airlifted to the hospital after a car crash Monday morning on Russellville Road in Warren County. Kentucky State Police were called to the scene just after 8:00 a.m….

SOKY used book sale comes to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- With Read Across America Day taking place Saturday, you might be looking for some new books to explore. At the Bob Kirby Branch of the Warren County Public Library, the SOKY Used Book Fest kicked off Friday. The event features thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl records for all to enjoy for $1 or less. Bob…

Read Across America kicks off early in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- The annual Read Across America Day got off to an early start Thursday in Bowling Green. Read Across America Day always takes place on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, a day in which 45 million Americans are expected to pick up a book and read, but Thursday at the Foundry in Bowling Green, volunteer from Trace Die…

Bowling Green holds 4th annual Academy for New Americans

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- At the Neighborhood and Community Services Department in Bowling Green, people from all of backgrounds came together Thursday for the annual Academy for New Americans. Participants are learning about leadership, and city government. 30 applicants were selected for the program, representing 16 different countries, and speaking 15 different languages. International communities’ liaison, Leyda Becker, says the academy…

Warren County Sheriff’s Office hoping to purchase Narcan kits

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- In the world of law enforcement, officers and victims are often exposed to dangerous substances. A medicine called Narcan, or Naloxone, is a powerful drug that can treat those who are experiencing an overdose. This nasal spray like medication is sometimes administered to people before medical help arrives. With its powerful effect, it’s no surprise that the…

Bowling Green Methodist Church Pastor reacts to controversial LGBT vote

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- A vote involving the United Methodist Church denomination is getting a lot of attention. Delegates rejected a move to ease the faith’s ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of lesbian, gay, bi, trans, clergy. Some supporters of greater LGBT inclusion were in tears, while others vented their anger after delegates, on a 449-374 vote, defeated a proposal…

The heart of Shake Rag

Joshs-Sweeps-Feb-2019-Pic-1Joshs-Sweeps-Feb-2019-Pic-2Joshs-Sweeps-Feb-2019-Pic-5 BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Bowling Green holds a very special history to the African American community. In the year 2000, Shake Rag was placed on the national register district of historic places. It was a thriving area for the African American community. Shake Rag provided an escape for the pressures of living in a segregated community. A barber shop in…

Barren County seniors prepare for the future

GLASGOW Ky.- Here at Barren County High School, the seniors attend a talk called bring it Barren, which is a senior work ethics kickoff aimed at preparing students to enter college, a technical school or the workforce. In this event, students can win scholarships to colleges like South Central Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University. They’ll also get…

Casey’s General Store holds grand opening in Auburn

AUBURN Ky.- Casey’s General Store in Auburn had its ribbon cutting Friday, opening new doors for the Auburn community. It’s a gas station and convenience store. The store is located at 105 Sugar Maple Drive. A new store means a new place of employment for the citizens of Auburn, and it’s another way to bring the community together. The Logan…