Legalizing alcohol sales divides Russell County residents

By Jacob Dick Every September, Lake Cumberland Poker Run brings a surge of boaters to the docks and marinas of Russell County, Kentucky. Spectators and competitors alike crowd the concrete boat ramp with trucks and…

Restoring the fifth sense

By Austin Rutland Mylan Larsen, sporting a black “Deaf and Loud” t-shirt, darted his eyes back and forth between the Applebee’s waiter and his friend, Rebekah Thompson, as he tried to keep up with Thompson’s sign…

Historic Bowling Green church transforming into restaurant

By Lindsay Whittington Standing in front of his pulpit on Sunday, July 1, 2012, Pastor R.B. Adamson of Victory Baptist Church reminded his congregation that people said their church would never make it. They had…

Community still recovering 15 years after environmental disaster

By Mollie Moore Abraham Chapman started Oct. 11, 2000 like he does most fall days. Planning to go bow hunting, he woke up around 4 a.m. and was out of the house, driving up the…

Recovery: WKU student fighting for a healthy body, mind

Story by Ally Griggs. Photos by Allison Thompson. Seven. Zero. Zero. Start. Inside the microwave, a fairly large sweet potato sits centered on a revolving plate. Turning back to the stove, placing one hand around…

Q&A with Sheriff Jerry ‘Peanuts’ Gaines

By Lauren Nolan Lifelong Warren County resident Jerry “Peanuts” Gaines has been the Bowling Green Sheriff for 35 years. Prior to that, he was a Warren County magistrate. In 2010, Gaines was chosen National Sheriff…

Professional game developers struggle to turn profit

By Eric Zimmer It’s about six in the evening, and a group of high school freshmen were at a Chipotle close to school after band practice. They’re clustered together, noses buried in their phones as…

Novo Dolce diversifies local culinary scene

Sasha Mandrapa, the executive chef of Novo Dolce, instructs an apprentice on how to properly cut meat. By Giorgi Meyer Recent years have experienced a rise of a new culinary trend, the gastro pubs. Since…