Bowling Green, KY – A new exhibition at the Kentucky Museum on the WKU Campus in Bowling Green chronicles the work of Freeman Kitchens. For decades his store, housed in the post office in Drake, Kentucky, has been a magnet for collectors and music enthusiasts from around the world. WKU Folk Studies graduate student Rachel Hopkin reports.
Franklin, Ky – Kentucky Downs will soon become the first horse track in the Commonwealth to offer what's known as instant racing. As Lisa Autry reports, the track is moving forward with expanding gaming despite a court challenge.
Bowling Green – About 100 people packed Hartford City Hall Tuesday to speak with Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul, his first town hall since taking office. Paul denounced the nation's debt while calling for the resignation of U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Lisa Autry has this report.
Highland Heights, KY – In a surprising move at a convocation today, Northern Kentucky University President James Votruba announced that he will retire as President at the end of the current school year. The 66 year old Votruba says he has appreciated his fourteen years as NKU President, but indicated he plans to return to teaching educational leadership at the institution.
According to the Bowling Green Daily News, Rick Kelley, who owns Mariah's Restaurant and the Pushin Building, has allegedly defaulted on loans totaling well over one point five million dollars.Citizen's First Bank has filed claims against Kelley and his wife in Warren Circuit Court. Other entities filing claims against Mr. Kelley include Southern Foods and Art Solomon, the owner of the Bowling Green Hot Rods, according to the Daily News.