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Derby Darlins

Glory Baby Ministry took over the National Corvette Museum on March 7th for the 2024 Derby Darlins event. Community members packed the room for an exciting night of fundraising and heartfelt testimonies.

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Ties For Change Benefit Gala

On Saturday, March 9th, Ties for Change Benefit Gala was held at the National Corvette Museum benefitting Janesville Academy, For a Real Change and Boys to Men Leadership Group Kentucky.

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Purses, Pouts and Pearls

The American Cancer Society hosted their annual Purses, Pouts and Pearls event, presented by Houchens Food Group, on Friday, March 8th, at the Sloan Convention Center. With a soldout crowd of over 750 women in attendance, everyone enjoyed a one-of-a-kind night out with dinner...

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Forever Home Reimagined

When Jared and Amber Nugent purchased their home in the Summit neighborhood in Bowling  Green in June of 2020, they had no plans of ever building a home from the ground up. They loved the area of town where they lived, their neighbors and their home.

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VIProfile: Susan Mkanta

Elinami Suzana Mkanta, or Susan to most who know her, came to the United States in 2001 to be with her husband, William, as he attended school. She thought their family would be in the country for a few years and then return to their native country, Tanzania.

VIP Teacher Spotlight: Chris Calvert

Chris Calvert graduated from WKU with his Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education in 2012, and then obtained his Master’s degree in Teacher Leadership from The University of Cumberlands in 2018. 

April Issue

Editor's Letter

April has arrived and that means it is officially Derby Season in the Bluegrass! We kicked off Derby-themed parties this month and have more leading up to the big day on May 4th, and our local boutiques have everything to get you ready for all of the upcoming events. Check out our Derby Fashion section to see all of the perfectly curated outfits that our local shops have put together.

Good News

Southern Living Once Again Lists BG As One of the "South's Best Cities On The Rise"

Southern Living announced the results of their annual, reader-selected listicle for the “South’s Best Cities on the Rise 2024” where Bowling Green placed seventh out of 25 cities. This is the second time Bowling Green has made headlines as a “South’s Best Cities on the Rise” with Southern Living, a leading regional media outlet specializing in southern culture, traditions and stories.

People and Places

Rev Up for the 150th Derby with a Different Kind of Horsepower

The National Corvette Museum and NCM Motorsports Park located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, will serve as the pace car for Derby fun starting on April 22nd with the introduction of their “Horsepower Experience.” On select dates in April and May, the derby-themed experience will provide Derbygoers a type of racing with more of a throaty growl, and can be enjoyed before or after the Derby’s Sesquicentennial.

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New Charity Aims to Help Families Keep Pets Amid Financial Woes

High inflation has brought about staggering increases in the general cost of living – rent, utilities, food, clothing – all going up, up, up. And along with that, the costs associated with owning a pet.

A recent survey conducted by Vetrinarians.org found that 24% of respondents have considered rehoming or surrendering their pet to a shelter or rescue in the last 12 months due to increased costs caused by inflation.

Upcoming Events

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BG HOT RODS

April 16-21, 2024

Location: BG Ballpark

Start time(s): Tues 6:05 pm; Wed 11:05 am; Thurs-Sat 6:35 pm; Sun 1:05 pm

COMEDIAN HENRY CHO

April 19-20, 2024

Location: The Capitol 

Start time: 7:30 pm

BOURBON AND BOWTIES

April 19, 2024

Location: One Roof Event Space

Start time: 6:00 pm