Bowling Green – Tourism leaders are aggressively promoting the Lake Cumberland region, hoping to offset negative perceptions ahead of the summer tourism season. The lake remains 43 feet below normal summer pool to allow for repair work to Wolf Creek Dam. Lisa Autry visited the region and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – The producers of a program airing on the Discovery Channel say they've found the burial tomb of the family of Jesus. But WKU Religion Professor Joe Trafton doubts the claims. He recently sat down with Dan Modlin to discuss the tomb, and his ongoing research into the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Bowling Green, Ky – Progressive Farmer magazine recently named Barren County the top rural area to live in the US. Joe Corcoran recently spoke with Barren County Judge-Executive Davie Greer and the editor of the publication about the honor.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is developing a doctoral program which could become the first Doctor in Education degree offered by a comprehensive university in Kentucky. Dan Modlin discussed the proposed program with Dr. Sam Evans, Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at WKU.
Bowling Green, Ky – With ten candidates running for the Governor's office in Kentucky, fundraising will be tight around the state. WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley talked with Western's Public Radio about the fundraising and campaigning challenges facing the ten candidates.