Author: Josh Shortt

Riverview Golf Course renovations in the works

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The city of Bowling Green’s first public driving range is almost ready for golfers to take some swings. Bowling Green City Commissioners were in agreement last March that the city should build a driving range and renovate the Riverview Golf Course at Hobson Grove. The price tag for both projects is around $725,000. As of now, the construction…

Russell Sims opens for one last day before fall

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-For those off work Monday, Labor Day is often pool day. The Russell Sims Aquatic Center in Bowling Green opened its doors for swimmers for the last time this summer before closing up for fall and winter. Visitors at the water park were looking to make a splash on the last day. “I feel pretty good, it’s pretty…

Corvette Museum 25th anniversary drives dollars into the Bowling Green economy

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The 25th National Corvette Museum anniversary activities continue to drive more traffic into the home of America’s sportscar. To see what’s in store, fans have traveled as far as from California and even Canada. “I love Corvettes. I wanted to come on the tour with everybody. I just enjoy driving them. I had a great trip, 2,700 miles…

Jefferson Starship brings the 70s back to Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-As part of the National Corvette Museum’s 25th anniversary celebration, visitors had the chance to experience the 70s once again. The band Jefferson Starship performed at the Corvette Museum amphitheater. The band played hits such as “We built this city.” People of all ages came out and nearly filled the entire area to enjoy classic rock, dancing and fireworks….

American Legion Post 23 celebrates 100 years

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The American Legion Post 23 in Bowling Green celebrated its 100th anniversary Wednesday night. Post 23 used this night of its meeting to look back on the service the American Legion provides to the community. That service includes offering free van service to the Nashville area veterans healthcare services on Monday through Thursday using all volunteer van drivers….

Corvette Museum 25th anniversary kicks off with track time

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-The 25th anniversary of the National Corvette Museum has officially kicked off. Not only are visitors piling into the museum, but also the NCM Motorsports Park. Here, Corvette owners can park their Corvettes with the others while they check out the museum. Some are hitting the tracks for the first time. “We’re really excited. We have a lot…

Animal welfare education workshop addresses how to find shelter volunteers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Animal shelter directors gathered in Bowling Green for the Humane Education Workshop. The workshop was held at the Davis and Mosby Center, which is part of the Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society. Some topics discussed included how shelters can get volunteers, what volunteers can do to help our furry friends find homes and what to do…

National Corvette Museum celebrates 25th anniversary week

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Corvettes are everywhere for the 25th anniversary of the National Corvette Museum, which started Wednesday with the 2019 Caravan, a rolling car show of Corvettes from all over the country. National chairman of the 2019 Corvette Caravan Jeffrey Duda said it’s a good year to be a Corvette enthusiast as he gets to meet international fans as…

Warren County School Board approves property tax rate hike

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- The Warren County School Board voted in favor of a property tax hike Tuesday evening to support school safety initiatives. Board members approved the measure 4-1. The increase will jump from 45.6 cents to 46.1 cents per $100 of assessed value. District officials say the money will be used to purchase additional security cameras, more security vestibules and…

Warren County schools to address tax increase to help fund school safety

BOWLING GREEN Ky.-School is meant to be a place to learn but without safety that’s hard to do. In a board meeting, the Warren County Public School District  discussed a property tax increase to help fund school safety measures. The Warren County schools face the hurdle of being the third lowest funded district in the state, and the fourth biggest…