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Hidden Heroes

South Central Kentucky is home to amazing people doing wonderful things for their community.

WNKY 40 Television is showcasing HIDDEN HEROES right here in our community. Viewers can nominate community members who go above and beyond at the form below.

Tune in to WNKY 40 News on Tuesdays to discover Hidden Heroes in our community.

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Flora's Hidden Heroes - LaToya Drake

You might recognize LaToya Drake from her role as a Family & Consumer Science agent for Barren County. But in her spare time, she volunteers at BRASS, which is why she's…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - David Chandler

For many years, developer David Chandler has been improving property in the area, which in turn provides jobs for many people. His next project is the redevelopment of an Edmonson County…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Paul Blanton

A local man is raising money for the Feeding America Backpack Program in a unique way. Paul Blanton took his hobby and turned it into something special to raise money for…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Patti Minter

State Representative Patti Minter was recently elected a second term, representing much of Warren County and the city of Bowling Green. Before she became an elected official, though, she was fighting…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Tony Lindsey, Part Two

Tony Lindsey has been supporting the arts in Bowling Green for many years. This week, we're focusing specifically on his involvement with the Son Rhea Foundation, which provides opportunities…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Chris Kummer

Behind the scenes during this pandemic, Warren County Parks and Recreation Director Chris Kummer has been making changes to make sure they're safe for everyone to enjoy. It's not unusual to…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Michael Bessette

When COVID-19 first caused a panic that emptied store shelves, Michael Bessette shopped for necessities and handed them out to the needy. Now, he's taking part in a COVID vaccine trial. This week's…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - WKU PD Dispatchers

They're often heard, but never seen when an emergency occurs. Emergency dispatchers are considered the very first first responders. We're highlighting the dispatchers of the Western Kentucky University Police Department…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - April Fulcher

For more than two decades, April Fulcher has worked to help crime victims feel whole again. She works as the Victim Advocate at the Bowling Green Police Department, and part of…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Dennis Basham

Retired Edmonson County woodworker Dennis Basham builds miniature barns, complete with farm animals and tractors, and donates them to charity. His barns fetch a couple thousand dollars apiece at these auctions,…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Krystallynn Morris

Krystallynn Morris survived years of domestic physical and sexual assault and was once told she would never walk again as a result of her injuries. But through determination and strong will, she…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Maurita Miller

Inspired by her father's military service during World War II, Maurita Miller has helped maintain the Veterans Wall of Honor in the Edmonson County Courthouse for years. Miller was also instrumental in…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - Angie Riddle

This week's Flora's Hidden Hero is Angie Riddle, a nutrition manager at Barren County High School. Riddle has been recognized by USA Today for her role in providing over 2 million meals…

Flora's Hidden Heroes - WKU Food Pantry

Originally opened in 2012, the WKU Food Pantry has exclusively provided to staff and students. But since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's now open to the entire community. To…

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