Author: Josh Shortt

Gatton Academy students recognized for participation in science and engineering contest

BOWLING GREEN Ky. – Seven Gatton Academy students were recognized with awards at the Louisville Regional Science and Engineering Fair (LRSEF) on March 2. The purpose of the Louisville Regional Science & Engineering fair is to recognize talents in the science, technology, engineering and math fields of study for the area’s younger students. Three of the seven participating seniors won…

Discover Cuba at the Kentucky Museum

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- The Arte Cubano exhibit recently opened at the Kentucky Museum to give the public a glimpse into Cuban culture. Not only will the exhibit bring another level of diversity to the museum, but it also gives people the chance to see Cuban culture for themselves. Due to a long, complicated history between the United States and Cuba,…

Over 50 Citizens Academy makes final stop at City Hall

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- The Over 50 Citizens Academy made a stop at the Bowling Green City Commission Chambers Tuesday to learn more about city government and how city officials operate the day-to-day business of managing Bowling Green. The participants learned through a slideshow highlighting the various jobs and processes of the city officials. Neighborhood Services director Karen Foley said the…

North Jackson Elementary celebrates Leader In Me

GLASGOW Ky.- With North Jackson Elementary School in Glasgow being re-certified as a Lighthouse School, the entire student body gets involved in learning valuable skills that will carry them through life. Schools are given this title through the Leader In Me program, which emphasizes seven habits of leadership. Student Matthew Estes said the program is already affecting his work in…

Barren county school feeds children breakfast with an eye toward academic success

GLASGOW Ky.- North Jackson Elementary School in Glasgow works to ensure their students are full and focused with a free breakfast Monday through Friday. As the school celebrates National Breakfast Week, early childhood development experts tout the importance of the day’s first meal to overall student success in school. Principal Jeanie London explains why a healthy breakfast is essential in…

Aviation Heritage Park to receive Marine One chopper replica

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-Bowling Green’s Aviation Heritage park tells the story of many legendary pilots. In the very near future, a Marine One chopper will land at the park on loan from the United States Navy. This specific aircraft, a Sikorsky H-3, will be painted up to look like the original Marine One flown by the late Col. Mac Reynolds, who…

Caveland Marketing Association hosts tourism career fair

CAVE CITY Ky.- At the Cave City Convention Center Wednesday, the Caveland Marketing Association held a tourism career fair to drum up much-needed employees for the upcoming peak tourist season in this area. Seasonal hiring took a hit at Mammoth Cave National Park during the recent government shutdown because that time period fell within the same time frame that the…

Panda Express and Chick-Fil-A to open more Bowling Green locations

BOWLING GREEN Ky. – Two fast food staples are opening new restaurants in Bowling Green. In place of what was originally the restaurant known as Toots, Panda Express is currently under construction. Panda Express is a chain restaurant serving up American Chinese food. In addition, Bowling Green’s second Chick-fil-A location is being built where an Econo Lodge once stood. Current…

Bowling Green Civil Air Patrol introduces drones

BOWLING GREEN Ky. – At an open house Monday night in Bowling Green, adult Civil Air Patrol members introduced a new aerospace program and announced drone usage in the Civil Air Patrol. Cadets in the program showed off their drone flying skills during Monday night’s program. Adult Unit Commander Nicholas Greenman said this program is a great way to teach…