Bowling Green

Arts & Culture
12:57 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Glasgow Native Recalls Photographing Presidents, Everyday Life In Kentucky

Bill Luster spent nearly five decades as a photographer for the Courier-Journal in Louisville. Some of his work is on display now at Gallery 916 in Bowling Green.
Credit Bill Luster

Looking back on his five decades as a newspaper photographer in Louisville, Bill Luster recalls an assignment that took him to a strip club called the Toy Tiger. 

The Toy Tiger was threatening to sue a nearby nursing home after some of its residents brought in an exotic dancer for a birthday party. So the nursing home thought a field trip was in order. The result of the assignment was a photo of three women from the nursing home and a much younger, shirtless man.

“This is my most fun assignment ever,” said Luster.  “Because, they were just having a good time.  Some of the women were a little apprehensive about it, but they enjoyed themselves.”

It’s just one of Luster’s photos currently on display at Gallery 916 in downtown Bowling Green.

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Regional
11:31 am
Sat October 27, 2012

Daily News: Warren County Woman Charged with Human Trafficking

A southern Kentucky woman has been charged with human trafficking after police say she took money to let a 13-year-old girl have sex with men. Warren County Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Cohron told The Daily News that the case of 30-year-old Rose Marie Woolbright is "very unusual" and the first of its kind in Warren County.

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