Author: Josh Shortt

Gold Rush Rally makes stop in Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- It was a big day for the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports park in Bowling Green. Some beautiful and expensive exotic vehicles came out to utilize the racetrack. The vehicles were brought to Bowling Green thanks to the Gold Rush Rally, which is also known as America’s top exotic luxury car rally.  Some of the makes included the…

Bowling Green fire department training heads to the hill

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- To make sure the fire department is always prepared to save lives, the training is a constant. Tuesday, the focus was high rise training, which involved maneuvering through a multi-story building. While the fire department has experienced this before, a generous offer to use Bemis Lawrence Hall on the campus of Western Kentucky University as training grounds…

Counties continue cleanup efforts after severe weather events

ALLEN COUNTY Ky.- Trees are blown over throughout Simpson and Allen counties due to two EF1 tornado which came through the areas over the weekend. Emergency management director of Allen County Gary Petty said the tornado there mainly left its mark on trees, barns and even some houses. “We’ve had a few calls with sheds being damaged and rolled over….

Warren County sirens being checked after malfunction

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Emergency officials are trying to figure out why outdoor emergency alert sirens did not go off during Friday’s tornado warning in Warren County. According to a Friday night tweet from Warren County Emergency Management, the department was made aware that the community outdoor warning sirens, or COWS, did not activate. Warren County director of emergency management, Ronnie…

Summer reading gets Kentucky kids ready for the future

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Summer can be seen as a prime time to get kids ready for preschool. The Bob Kirby branch of the Warren County Public library did just that Friday. A preschool story time session was held, where the kids also had some fun with words. According to the Kentucky Department of Education, four key skills that predict future…

Local transportation officials seek to put the brakes on distracted driving

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Distracted driving, where one single second could mean life or death. At the Bowling Green Motorsports park, a distracted driving seminar was held Friday to provide visuals on how devastating distracted driving is. The Public Information Officer of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3, Wes Watt, says distracted driving poses a threat to those in his line…

Classic cars crowd Sloan Convention center

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Bowling Green is holding  a fun event for those who are fans of classic cars. At the Sloan Convention Center, the North American Midget, Magna, and Magnette is being held, featuring 25 cars came from the United States and Canada. Models of MG’s are also on display. The organization was created over 30 years ago to provide…

Kentucky farmers are struggling due to high amounts of rain

Morgantown Ky.- The rain can be pleasant for plants getting nutrients, but too much can cause problems for farmers and those selling fresh produce. Heavy rain can drown crops, cause root rot, and make farming difficult. Richard Grant from Grant’s Farm Produce says the rain has really been affecting his work. “I’m at mother nature’s mercy when it comes to…

Volunteers celebrate kids at Stand for Children Day

BOWLING GREEN Ky.- Over 50 Bowling Green vendors and countless children crowded into Bowling Green Ballpark for the 22nd annual Stand for Children Day. There was a lot of build up to this event, and the rainy day didn’t stop the turnout from being overwhelming. “The Stand for Children Day is a big thing for our community, and it’s always…