In efforts to be properly prepared for this type of severe weather, city commissioners have approved a $1,086,756 grant to the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management for the Kentucky Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to build two new tornado shelters in local parks.
Hughes & Coleman Hometown Hero: Stan Logsdon is a preschool bus driver for Bowling Green Independent School District who not only drives them to and from school; he is their guardian angel when they are away from home.
Additional funding has been requested and approved for the construction of a Public Safety Training Facility on Porter Pike. Originally, bidding for the project stood at an estimated $16 million with $50,000 in contingency. However, the additional fees that were requested add up to $900,000 and account for karst conditions and sink holes discovered during construction that were not considered for in the initial bidding.
Toys for Tots has partnered with the Boyce community for the past decade, taking part in the annual Boyce Community Christmas Parade to bring the community together as well as encourage people to donate toys.
According to the CAIR release, the woman was also “subjected to an unnecessary full-body strip search that was filmed on a security camera and projected on a TV screen for all those present in the jail lobby to see.”