Bosnian-owned event venue brings community together

People crowd into and around La Gala, a Bosnian-owned event venue in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on March 3 for a Marija Šerifovic concert.  S creaming people crowded around a stage at La Gala for Serbian singer Marija Šerifovic’s…

Roxie’s Cottage

Roxie Hatler, 92, has run Roxie’s Cottage Restaurant on the corner of Louisville Road and Old Porter Pike in Bowling Green, Ky, for 28 years. It’s not quite 4 a.m. on a Friday morning in…

Shelter from the Storm

The main gathering room of the Catholic Action Center is crowded. It’s Sunday, and more than 100 people are sitting and standing at various donated tables, chairs and couches around the room, waiting for the…

Kentucky’s last abortion clinic

On the sidewalk of a four-lane, one-way street, a woman walks to EMW Surgical Center in Louisville, Kentucky for her appointment. It’s a Saturday morning in the fall and the sun is just about the…

Growing Together

After long hours of working in the fields, Drew Snider stretches and hops down off his tractor and heads toward the barn. His wife, Laney, greets him with a wide smile and a handful of…

Riverview: The house on the hill

The historic house stood on a rounded hill with a slim, autumn leaf-covered driveway looping around it. Christmas wreaths hung from the white double doors and green garland was draped over the railings. The red…

‘Not just about books’: Warren County library serves as millennial hotspot

Yoga classes are taught at the Bob Kirby Branch every Monday from 6-7 p.m. Instructor Laura Beth Fox-Ezell said crowds are usually twice as big as they were on this Monday evening of Thanksgiving week. The…

Appetite for success

Silverware clinking against plates and light conversation filled the space at The Bistro where 39-year-old owner and executive chef Sasha Mandrapa sat comfortably in a black leather-upholstered booth. On the table there was a notepad…

The Corvette Museum – A Car Enthusiast’s Dream

Before you step through the doors of the National Corvette Museum, you know that this is a haven for car enthusiasts. A conspicuous yellow dome is designed to evoke the taillight of the Corvette Stingray….

A Little Taste of Bosnia in BG

O n the corner of Old Morgantown Road and Parkhurst Drive, between slender white, wooden columns, in mesh black chairs, hazed by cigarette smoke and steamy espresso, two older gentleman converse, speaking softly, in a…

Revamping a community favorite

The neon lights above Bowling Green’s Capitol theater used to signify that a social event for the community and its guests lied just beyond the double doors of the building. Recently, though, those glowing letters…

In Mostly Latino Neighborhood, Fears of Deportation Linger

A Bowling Green Police Department squad car crosses the tracks into a neighborhood known as Little Mexico on Saturday, May 6, 2016, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Story and photos by Nick Wagner Across the tracks…

High school for refugees and immigrants ends first year

Outside the corner of Warren Central High School is the round annex building; inside are the many international and refugee students of Geo International High School. There are 200 students from countries such as Iraq, Burma,…

Between two schools: High school life on a college campus

Students enter Florence Schneider Hall which houses the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science on Western Kentucky University’s campus. Since it was established in 2007, the Gatton Academy has consistently been rated one of…

The Deli

Story and Photos By: Bryson Keltner Nestled on winding Highway 68 between Edmonton and Sulphur Well, there is a landmark. It does not bear a monument, nor does it have historical significance. It is a…