Author: WNKY Staff

‘We’re getting soft’: Gov. Bevin criticizes cold weather school closings

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is facing criticism after comments he made regarding state school districts closing due to frigid temperatures. Bevin later said that he was being “slightly facetious,” but added he believes the closures set a bad precedent for youth. Bevin faced heavy criticism on social media, including Republican gubernatorial challenger Robert Goforth taking a shot at Bevin’s private…

Let’s Make A Meal – BCHS Kitchen

In this week’s edition of Let’s Make a Meal, we take a step inside the updated kitchen at Barren County High School that’s providing students a learning experience and tasty treats. This week, they show us how to use your creativity when putting together a fruit centerpiece or bouquet.

Campus Beat – ‘Face of a Scholar’ Scholarship

Scholarships are a vital part of higher education in our country. For some students, the scholarships they receive help pay for their entire education, as well as other things such as books, food, etc. But it’s not often that a university’s own police department starts a scholarship fund – especially one that raises money through officers who grow out their…

Living Well – Over-prescribing antibiotics

We’ve all experienced it at some point: coughing, headaches, runny nose – all the symptoms that go along with the common cold. Of course no one wants to feel sick, so in most cases you make a trip to your doctor and they’ll prescribe you some form of drug, usually an antibiotic. But could those drugs do more harm than…

Cavanaugh announces her cancer is in remission

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Former WKU volleyball star Alyssa Cavanaugh tweeted on Monday that her cancer is in remission. FINALLY IN REMISSION ???????????? transplant coming soon ???? — Alyssa Cavanaugh (@cavanaugh7) January 28, 2019 Cavanaugh announced back in September that she had been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The former All-American then found out in late October that she would…