Bourbon
10:39 am
Mon September 19, 2011

Kentucky Author Says Bourbon Can Help Make a Great Dish, as Well as Drink

Chef, culinary instructor, and author Albert Schmid

Bowling Green, Ky – Everyone knows bourbon is Kentucky's signature spirit. But Albert Schmid says many people don't realize bourbon makes a wonderful cooking ingredient as well. Schmid is a chef and an instructor at Sullivan University's National Center for Hospitality Studies in Louisville. He recently authored "The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook", which contains seasonal recipes for food and drink. He stopped by our studios and spoke to Kevin Willis.

Regional
9:43 am
Fri September 16, 2011

Postal Study to Determine Whether Bowling Green Facility will be Consolidated

Bowling Green, KY – A study which is expected to be finalized early in 2012 could help to determine the future of mail processing facilities in Bowling Green. Postal Service officials say the dramatic decline nationally in mail volume in the past five years has led to the loss of billions of dollars and the need to increase efficiency.
The goal of the study is to determine capacity needs within the postal network and to take steps to increase productivity.

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Regional
11:51 am
Thu September 15, 2011

Million dollar auction to be held at E'town's Coke Museum

Elizabethtown KY – The Schmidt Coca-Cola Museum in Elizabethtown is closing its doors and they're going out with a bang. Joe Corcoran reports on the world-wide attention the Museum's getting for their multi-million dollar auction.

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Arts & Culture
9:42 am
Thu September 15, 2011

Kentucky Repertory Theatre World Premiere Explores Issues of Race, Prejudice, Identity

Horse Cave, Ky – Kentucky Repertory Theatre at Horse Cave is giving the world premiere of Where I Come From, a play set in a New York City courtroom that explores issues of race, ethnicity, and prejudice. Playwright Eric Daniels got the inspiration for the play when he served as a juror in a federal civil trial in Manhattan. KRT executive director Christopher Carter Sanderson says the play is valuable because it can provoke conversation about touchy subjects. Kevin Willis has our story.

US Civil War
4:36 pm
Wed September 14, 2011

At WKU, Contributions of Black Civil War Soldiers to be Remembered

Bowling Green, Ky – A Kentucky Civil War historian wants people to know about the contributions made by African-American soldiers. Robert Bell is with the US Colored Troops Living History Association, a group dedicated to the preservation of the history of African-Americans who served during the Civil War. A day of activities will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Kentucky Museum at WKU. Kevin Willis has this story.

Regional
9:25 am
Wed September 14, 2011

Legends of Bluegrass Reflect on the Genre's Early Days

The Rodney Dillard Band performs at the Bill Monroe celebration in Owensboro

Bowling Green/Owensboro – As the celebration of what would have been Bill Monroe's one hundredth birthday continues in Owensboro, some bluegrass pioneers are remembering the influence the "father of bluegrass" had on the music. Dan Modlin talks with several of them....

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Regional
12:26 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

WKU-Owensboro Receives Major Gift

Business
10:34 am
Tue September 13, 2011

WKU-Russell Athletic Partnership Provides Company with "Lab", WKU with Latest Uniform Technology

Bowling Green, Ky – When the WKU football team wanted a new series of "old school" looking uniforms, they didn't have to look far for a manufacturer. Russell Athletic is about a 10 minute drive from LT Smith Houchens stadium. The partnership provides Russell with a lab where they can test the latest uniform styles and technology, and it gives WKU the chance to have cutting-edge apparel. Kevin Willis has this story.

Regional
2:33 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Ten Years After 9/11, Search Team Looks Back

Search Dog Team Member Anne Detorre and her dog, Sniper, working in the Staten Island area in 2001. Sniper is a surviving member of the canine crew.

Bowling Green, KY – Members of the Barren River Area Search Dog Association have some vivid memories of the work they performed in the aftermath of the September eleventh terror attacks in New York City. In the second segment of a two part series, Dan Modlin talks with them.....

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Regional
9:44 am
Thu September 8, 2011

Cancer Survivor Documents His Story

Bowling Green, KY – Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist John Kaplan says he wants more cancer patients and their families to understand that many types of cancer can be treated successfully. That's why he photographed and documented his own fight against a potentially-deadly form of lymphoma. That story is the subject of a public TV documentary that will be airing soon. Dan Modlin has more on the story...

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