Author: WNKY Staff

Program pairs high-risk residents with low-risk volunteers to help them

Modeled after similar volunteer match programs in Louisville and in Elizabethtown, an online COVID-19 Community Action Center for Bowling Green and Warren County launched Thursday. Using geographic information systems (GIS) to help find and arrange matches between elder or high-risk residents requesting assistance and low-risk volunteers who can help, this project is a collaboration between Western Kentucky University geography staff…

Throwback Thursday – Bowling Green as ‘Little Chicago’

DISCLAIMER: The segment has previously aired. Time has a bad habit of erasing evidence of the past. Buildings burn, photographs disappear, you name it. Without much written or photo evidence, true history becomes hearsay and hearsay becomes legend. This week we’re taking a closer look into a brief era of Bowling Green history that doesn’t have much visual evidence, but…

All in-person services at Kentucky justice centers suspended through May 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. – April 1, 2020 — In anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Supreme Court issued new amendments Wednesday that strengthen the social-distancing order that has been in place in courts statewide since March 16. The order restricts dockets, jury trials and jury service during the pandemic. Administrative Order 2020-16, dated April 1, 2020, replaces in its…