In Kentucky, Spring time brings birds chirping, green grass slowly peaking up from the thawing ground, daffodils blooming, and most importantly Derby mania. Whether you find yourself in the infield at Churchill Downs, amongst the celebrities in “Millionaire’s Row” or with friends at home, all good Kentuckians know, Derby day is to be celebrated-no matter what.
What an amazing array of activities our Bowling Green community offers to our children with enrichment camps of all kinds! Summer don’t have to be a time to regress, but instead can be a time to inspire, unplug and recharge, and illuminate the possibilities for their futures. The following camps are offered in and around Bowling Green for all ages and interests. But do plan ahead, many registrations are already underway and classes will fill up. Take advantage of these amazing opportunities!
Final touches are underway on the 72,000 square foot academic complex at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC). The new building will house programs related to science and medicine and includes engineering, chemistry and medical labs with the latest technology.
Mason Goodnight’s death last April really hit Bowling Green hard, a likely result of his age and the unimaginable circumstances of his death to which most parents can hardly relate.
“I think it’s because he was so young,” said Janna Goodnight, Mason’s mom. “I lost my father at a young age, and it was very hard, but losing a child … Because they are your child and you still haven’t raised them completely … There’s really no comparison.”
Lush green pastures filled with grazing livestock, rolling hills and completed with a top-notch equestrian facility-turned event venue, as well as several beautiful homes, the property of Betty and Charles Mosley at Highland Stables is hard to drive by without taking notice.
In Louisville, we turn the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports into two fun-filled weeks of food, bourbon, shows, traditions, and fun events! We also celebrate the spirit of the Derby all year with the culture and tradition of the sport of kings and many other opportunities to be at the legendary track.
Whether you plan to attend the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks or a gathering locally, you know that it isn’t all about the horses. Follow our fashion guide to make a statement this year from the crowd!
Derby is right around the corner, so we headed down to the race track at Kentucky Downs in our hats by Prim and Brim and My Friends Place to bring you this years Derby Fashion.
What’s in a name? If you’re Shi’Ann Jones, 15, of Bowling Green, Kentucky — the answer is … a lot. Shi’Ann is a name associated with talent, singing, success, and many other things. Perhaps most appropriate, the name Shi’Ann Jones means, both literally and figuratively, endurance.
According to buckleupforlife.org, only one in four car seats are installed properly, but when used correctly, child safety seats are 71% effective in reducing infant fatalities, 67% effective in reducing the need for hospitalization and 54% effective in reducing fatalities for children ages one to four.