State Fair Offers Temporary Employment

July 29th, 2010 · 9:44 pm  →  Posts

The Kentucky State Fair Board is hiring about 450 temporary workers, with applications accepted starting Monday, August 9th. The positions include maintenance staff, grounds, housekeeping, admission gate keepers, tour guides, and tram drivers.
All applicants must apply in person and be at least 18 years old.  For additional information, call (502) 367-5235 for the Employment Trailer.  [...]

Corvettes Come Home This Weekend

July 16th, 2010 · 10:04 pm  →  Posts

This weekend Bowling Green will be home to the 29th Annual National Corvette Homecoming. Since 1981, the NCH has attracted Corvettes from all over the US and Canada. It is the annual gathering and celebration for Corvettes of all years to return home to Bowling Green, KY home of the Corvette Assembly Plant and Museum. [...]

Learn the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

July 14th, 2010 · 3:26 pm  →  Posts

Every year, tens of thousands of elderly Americans are abused in facilities responsible for their care. The thought of it is disturbing, but abuse of the elderly occurs all too frequently. They are some of society’s most vulnerable people, but senior citizens are at perhaps their most vulnerable when their living situations make it clear [...]

Malaria Drug Prescribed for Other Uses Could Be Dangerous

July 13th, 2010 · 8:27 pm  →  Posts

According to the FDA, Qualaquin is ONLY approved for the treatment of the infection malaria. This is a rare illness in the United States which affects only about 1,500 people each year. In the United States, the majority of Qualaquin prescriptions are written for the treatment or prevention of night time leg cramps, a use [...]

Diabetic Drug Under Scrutiny

July 9th, 2010 · 3:54 pm  →  Posts

Dr. Thomas Marciniak posted on the FDA’s website that a recent study by the FDA proves that diabetes drug Avandia may cause heart attacks. Avandia’s maker, GlaxoSmithKline misinterpreted details of the study, and they incorrectly declared the drug “safe.”
“One does not have to be a mathematician or to perform calculations,” Marciniak wrote, to come to [...]

Foreclosures Continue to Rise

July 8th, 2010 · 9:14 pm  →  Posts

The Glasgow Daily Timesreports that foreclosure rates in Barren County, Kentucky are on the rise and show no signs of slowing down any time soon. According to the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, through the first six months of this year, the county had 88 foreclosures. This is compared to the same period in 2009, when [...]

Kentucky State Police Are on the Lookout for Inattentive Drivers

July 7th, 2010 · 8:36 pm  →  Posts

Troopers say the campaign that began June 1 is gaining momentum. The effort will continue through Labor Day weekend and will include more than 1,000 safety checkpoints across the state.
State police commissioner Rodney Brewer says the initiative is aimed at reducing highway crashes by reminding drivers to be alert and have their vehicles road ready. [...]

Disaster Relief Deadline Approaching

July 6th, 2010 · 9:51 pm  →  Posts

The Bowling Green Daily Newsreported there is less than a week remaining for flooding victims from the May 1-2 thunderstorms to file for reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Victims whose residences were damaged during the storm have until Monday to apply for reimbursement to help pay for necessary repairs, according to FEMA spokesman [...]

Be Safe This Holiday Weekend

July 2nd, 2010 · 1:44 pm  →  Posts

Independence Day commemorates the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,

 1776. Regarded as the birthday of the United States of America, the day is typically celebrated with parades, fireworks, ceremonies, barbecues and family gatherings. It is also a time that many people are out on the highways.
 July 4thweekend is one of [...]

New Texting Laws in Kentucky

July 1st, 2010 · 4:47 pm  →  Posts

The new texting law allowing fines of $25 for the first offense of texting while driving and $50 for a second offense. It also bars new drivers from using cell phones behind the wheel for the first six months after receiving a driver’s permit.
Governor Steve Beshear said the texting law would make the state’s highways [...]