Seniors living in Bowling Green, whether retired or still working, have a multitude of choices when it comes to choosing their lifestyle or activity. Options range from low impact exercise such as feeding the ducks at Basil Griffin Park to playing racquetball at the Parks and Rec Center. Socializing with peers at one of the senior centers, volunteering their services or continuing their education at Bowling Green-Warren County Community Education are just a few of the opportunities available.
The rolling hills and tight knit community of Scottsville encompasses the essence of the Commonwealth Kentucky - beautiful farm towns filled with good ole’ country folks. The people of Scottsville radiate their passion for their admired town and place they call “home.” The quaint, yet progressive, town of Scottsville, with a population just shy of 4,500, has a lot to offer its residents and visitors.
Rising country music artist, Brandy Neelly, made the American Idol Top 15 in 2013. Originally from Louisville, Ky., Neelly moved to Bowling Green to continue her education at Western Kentucky University and follow her music dream in Nashville. Neelly is currently a senior and will move to Nashville in the spring.
March is the month when parents begin making decisions about the next school year. Schools open their doors for open houses, and families are invited to meet the teachers and walk the halls where their children’s minds will be shaped and formed over the coming years.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Kentucky is all about creating positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. The organization, which has been in South Central Kentucky for more than 40 years, connects adult volunteers (Bigs) with children facing adversity (Littles) through monitored matches.
Spring is flying in on gusts of wind, and soon the tulips will poke their heads through the hard ground. We can’t wait to see flowers again, so we thought it was time for a floral fashion shoot. The shoot took place at Bella’s Nursery where in the coming weeks, visitors will crowd the greenhouse to load their flower boxes.
There’s nothing that inspires Laura Childers quite like a clean slate. Early on in her career as an interior designer, Childers was exposed to the world of new construction, and fell in love with the creative process involved. In this Bowling Green home, she was able to showcase her personal style as well as her extraordinary floor space planning abilities.
The most significant way a public university can impact a state’s economy is to offer relevant programs that meet the workforce demands in the region it serves. A growing industrial base in south central Kentucky and an aging population with increasing health care needs have been the impetus for the addition of programs in engineering, manufacturing engineering technology and health care at Western Kentucky University.
AARP Kentucky has just launched a campaign to let Congress know we oppose any plan to increase Medicare costs and risk for seniors and today’s workers. We believe Kentuckians have earned Medicare by paying in with each and every paycheck.