Bowling Green, KY – Here's an afternoon drive-time newscast for Wednesday, August 11th. Lead stories include a proposal regarding the death penalty for the severely mentally ill. The newscast also includes information about some new jobs in Warren County and some comments from WKU head football coach Willie Taggart.
Bowling Green, KY – New WKU Football Coach Willie Taggart is promising a hard-working, dedicated team this year. The first-year head coach says he is pleased by the competitive spirit he's seeing in the first few days of fall practice.......
The WKU football team is looking for a fresh start after going winless last year. Taggart was hired as the New Hilltoppers coach in November of 2009.
Dan Modlin talks with Bowling Green Attorney Rebecca Simpson, about mediation services.
Bowling Green, KY – Some area attorneys are providing low-cost or pro-bono mediation services to help families who can't afford regular legal fees. Its part of a pilot project designed to help such individuals deal with family issues in the legal system. Attorney Rebecca Simpson believes the idea has the potential to be used in other portions of the Commonwealth, as well.
Bowling Green, Ky – A unique pilot project is underway in Warren County that uses mediation to help families who can't afford attorneys. Rebecca Simpson of Kentucky Legal Aid says the mediation process can be an effective way to solve certain disputes. Dan Modlin has our report.
Fancy Farm, Ky – Another Fancy Farm Picnic in far western Kentucky has come and gone. And this year's event drew a huge crowd, despite the scorching heat. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh circled the grounds, talking politics and asking folks about the picnic's long-lasting appeal.
Bowling Green, KY – Friday, August sixth marks the 65th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. This marked the first use of an atomic bomb in war, and helped to bring about the end of World War Two in the Pacific.