Author: Josh Shortt

Glasgow High School students band together for the Reach program

GLASGOW Ky.- When the bell rings at the end of the day, students of Glasgow High School will be reaching out to make a difference through a program appropriately titled Reach. The Reach program is an after-school initiative that gives students a chance to serve the community. It’s done through services like working at soup kitchens, community clean up and…

Greenview Hospital holds drug take back event to combat opioid crisis

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- An event called Crush the Crisis Opioid Take Back will take place at TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital. Saturday, TriStar Greenview will join other Hospital Corporation of America facilities to host this event. Law enforcement will also be joining in to assist in the collection of unused opioids. This will ensure that they are disposed of in a…

Holley LS Fest drives people into Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky. – Car enthusiasts revved up for the 10th annual Holley LS Fest at the Beech Bend Racetrack. From car shows to races, there’s no shortage of entertainment for drivers and spectators alike. The raceway is also filled with vendors who are ready to meet new people and get them what they need to keep on trucking. “It’s…

Glasgow High School ranked second best high school in the state

GLASGOW Ky.- Glasgow High School has recently been named the second best high school in Kentucky. This ranking came from a website known as Niche.com The criteria for the ranking includes overall test scores, the percent of students who move on to post-secondary education, graduation rates and attendance rates. Glasgow High School Principal Dr. Amy Allen said Glasgow High was…

Middle school students get their gears turning with a new STEM lab

GLASGOW Ky.-The Glasgow Middle School Scotties now have more resources to bridge the gap between science, technology, engineering and math. As of this year, Glasgow Middle School has received a new and improved STEM lab. Before this new space was available, the lab consisted of only the necessities. Now, the Scotties have more stations, new equipment and more tools for…

Futsal court in the works for a local Bowling Green park

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-A local park is in the process of building a court for a sport that many people may have never heard of. It’s called futsal. The court is being built at Lampkin Park on Morgantown Road. It’s a sport similar to soccer, but played on a hard court, and with a smaller ball. The court will be surrounded…

Sixth graders take science class outdoors

ALVATON Ky. – For Bowling Green Junior High School sixth graders, the environment was the classroom during Streamside Field day. Students had the chance to learn from professionals including Bowling Green Public Works, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the City of Bowling Green. Students spent time at each station with activities like learning about storm water management,…

Western Kentucky University introduces Fill it Forward to cut down on disposable plastic

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- We can’t live without water, and we also can’t live without our Earth. The over abundance of disposable plastic bottles and other plastics wreak havoc on the environment. That’s where Fill It Forward comes in. It’s an initiative to get Western Kentucky University students to refill re-usable Cupanion bottles rather than getting water from disposable bottles. It’s…

Shake Rag Barber Shop holds a Labor Day festival for the community

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The Shake Rag Barber Shop in Bowling Green held a festival Monday to show appreciation for the community. The festival featured corn hole, a bounce house and a cookout. Several public officials came out to have some fun too, including Bowling Green City Commissioner Dana Beasley Brown and State Rep. Steve Sheldon. Sheldon said he’s glad to see…