Bowling Green, Ky – A former law enforcement officer from south-central Kentucky is going on trial for a fatal act of domestic violence. Randall Creek is charged with shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her home in Smiths Grove. Lisa Autry reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Vice President for Institutional Advancement Tom Hiles will officially leave that job at the end of the week. Hiles is becoming the President of the Foundation at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In an interview with Dan Modlin, Hiles says one of his most rewarding collaborations at WKU involved the Kelly Autism Project.
Owensboro, Ky – In Owensboro, a series of downtown redevelopment projects has at least one major theme in common: they're all designed to improve life along the Ohio River. Across the country, river towns are rediscovering the joy--and economic incentives--of being near a major waterway. Kevin Willis visited Owensboro recently to learn more.
Bowling Green, KY – A new report issued this week found that homebuilders' confidence in the housing market has dropped to its lowest level in more than a year. The National Association of Home Builders says its seasonally-adjusted housing market index fell to 14 for the month of July. Readings lower than 50 indicate negative sentiment about the market. Dan Modlin talks with an Owensboro home builder who is an Area Vice-President of the Homebuilders Association of Kentucky......
Bowling Green, Ky – "Amanda's Law" goes into effect today, July 15th. The legislation allows judges to order GPS bracelets for domestic violence offenders who violate orders of protection. Diana Ross's daughter Amanda was shot to death last September outside her Lexington home. Diana hopes judges will order the tracking devices whenever possible, despite concerns over costs. Former Barren County lawmaker Steve Nunn is charged in the murder of Amanda Ross. Lisa Autry has more on the new law.
Bowling Green, KY – Administrators in the WKU Athletics Department are urging sports fans in the region to order tickets for upcoming games. Athletics Director Ross Bjork says ticket sales are part of an overall marketing strategy. He points to the football program as a key to the success of marketing efforts.