Author: WNKY Staff

LifeWorks at WKU Board of Directors Welcomes New Staff

Courtesy WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Board of Directors of LifeWorks at WKU is pleased to announce the hiring of three professional staff members to launch its inaugural year of operations. LifeWorks at WKU is a two-year residential transition-to-work and independent living program for young adults with autism spectrum disorder. David Wheeler, Molly Swietek and Hendrix Brakefield have joined the LifeWorks…

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 3 Traffic Impact Report for Sept. 19 through Sept. 25

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  – The expected traffic impacts in the District 3 area for Sept. 19  through Sept. 25 are listed below. Interstate 165 A project to widen the I-165 Natcher Expressway northbound ramp to U.S. 31-W Nashville Road in Bowling Green with dual left turn lanes is expected to begin Monday. The construction of the widening is expected to take approximately three…

DSSKY holds car parade for Step Up for Down Syndrome

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The 22nd annual Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk, previously known as the Buddy Walk, is the biggest annual fundraiser for Down Syndrome of South Central Kentucky. This year, it was held as a car parade outside of Living Hope Baptist Church on Saturday. Typically this event draws in nearly 2,000 people, but with COVID-19, there…

Living Well – State of obesity

There is concerning news in the medical world today: a new report reveals obesity rates among Americans have spiked over the last decade are are continuing to climb. This, as recent data suggests that obese COVID-19 patients have a harder time fighting off the virus.

KSP: Man shoots himself in front of police

OWENSBORO, Ky.  – A man shot himself in the head in front of police following a traffic stop and pursuit in Owensboro. Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson received a call from Owensboro Police Department around 10:20 a.m. Sunday requesting KSP investigate an incident involving their agency and a suicidal subject. The preliminary investigation reveals an Owensboro Police Officer conducted a…