Author: Matthew White

South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block is teaching kids inclusion with camp

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – One local organization is using a free camp to educate kids on the importance of inclusion. South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block, for the third year, is having their “accepting differences” camp. During the camp 3rd through 6th graders learn to value other kids around them regardless of their disabilities, like autism or down syndrome….

Warren RECC works alongside BGMU, Pike Electric to restore power during weekend storms

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Residents in Warren and Simpson county felt the wrath of strong thunderstorms this weekend. However, Warren Rural Electric Co-Op Corporation worked fast to get everything restored. During Saturday night’s system of storms, heavy rain and winds caused multiple outages affecting Warren RECC members primarily. When the worst point of the storm hit, approximately 6,500 Warren RECC…

International Center of Kentucky credits local community for refugees transitioning easily

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The International Center of Kentucky faces high volumes of families attempting to resettle in Bowling Green. However, there aren’t a shortage of resources to make that happen for them and the community is making it easier. For refugees, resettling in Bowling Green typically starts with fleeing their home country to a second one. They must cross an…

Fatal collision involving Greyhound bus leaves one dead, multiple injured

MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. –  One person is dead and multiple others were injured this morning after a Greyhound bus, tractor-trailer truck and a passenger vehicle collided on Interstate 65 south near the 68 mile marker. The passenger vehicle, driven by Charles Cartwright, 37, of Louisville, Ky. was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of the interstate for three miles prior to…

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers donates $1,700 to VFW, American Legion

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – One local restaurant is showing its support for two veteran organizations. Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers on Scottsville Road recognized American Legion Post 23 and VFW. Through donations from the community, Freddy’s presented the two organizations with a check for $1,700. Every veteran’s day, Freddy’s donates combo cards to VFW and American Legion Post 23 to…

CASA of South Central Kentucky begins new advocate training

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – One of the greatest concerns in Kentucky is the number of kids in foster care. 10,000 to be exact. For CASA of South Central Kentucky, one way to alleviate that number is volunteer advocates. Monday morning marks the beginning of CASA’s new advocate training sessions. That’s where volunteers who sign up learn what it takes to be…

WKU preparing high school students for journalism field with Xposure workshop

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – High school students from various cities in Kentucky and throughout the nation are hard at work. That’s during Western Kentucky University’s Xposure Journalism Workshop. In the workshop, the get a hands-on taste of what the journalism field is like. This year, the students have begun working for nine intensive days on various stories. From the impact of…