Announcements

The following is a list of announcements made by the City of Bowling Green over the last year.

Adult Winter Basketball League Registration

Adult Winter Basketball League Registration

Dec 3, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting registration online for Winter Adult Basketball League. Contact Pete Samios at 270-393-3624 for more information.

Stay downtown for holiday fun Friday night

Stay downtown for holiday fun Friday night

Dec 2, 2021

Summary: For the first time ever during Downtown Lights Up, a holiday trolley will be making a continuous loop downtown between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. stopping at Park Row and State Street, Sixth Avenue and College Street and on Seventh Avenue between the downtown parking garage and Soky Ice Rink.

Adult Indoor Winter Volleyball Registration

Adult Indoor Winter Volleyball Registration

Dec 2, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is accepting Adult Indoor Winter Volleyball Registration online until December 9. Competitive and Recreational leagues are available. For more information contact 270-393-3624.

City continues downtown improvements

City continues downtown improvements

Nov 30, 2021

Summary: Paving is scheduled to occur later this week on College Street from Sixth Avenue to Spring Alley, Main Avenue from Center Street to College Street, and on Eighth Avenue from College Street to State Street to prepare for new asphalt to be paved.

Christmas Tree Safety

Nov 26, 2021

Summary: As you decorate this holiday season, the Bowling Green Fire Department wants to offer a few tips to keep in mind when using natural trees.

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Nov 24, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery would like the public to be aware that a paving project is underway at Fairview Cemetery #1 and Mt. Moriah. The cleaning process has begun with intermittent road closures.

New Dropbox Located at City Hall Annex

New Dropbox Located at City Hall Annex

Nov 24, 2021

Summary: Residents of Bowling Green will notice a new dropbox located outside of the City Hall Annex located at 1017 College Street. The new dropbox is located in the same location as the previous one.

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Nov 24, 2021

Summary: The holiday season is upon us and now, more than ever, we need to be mindful of fire safety since the colder months bring more chances of fire in our homes.

Regional leaders join together to tackle workforce issues

Regional leaders join together to tackle workforce issues

Nov 22, 2021

Summary: There are more than 8,000 open jobs in our region that need to be filled. The City of Bowling Green has joined community leaders to to increase workforce participation.

Westen Roundabout Project Open House Nov 23

Westen Roundabout Project Open House Nov 23

Nov 19, 2021

Summary: A series of roundabouts is planned for construction over the next couple of years on Westen Avenue. A project open house will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Realtors Association of Southern KY, located at 181 Professional Park Ct.

BGPD deputy chief honored for achievement in law enforcement

BGPD deputy chief honored for achievement in law enforcement

Nov 19, 2021

Summary: The Kentucky Women's Law Enforcement Network Thursday honored Bowling Green Police Department Deputy Chief Penny Bowles with the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bowling Green earns Distinguished Budget Award

Bowling Green earns Distinguished Budget Award

Nov 18, 2021

Summary: For the 10th consecutive year the City of Bowling Green, has received Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

City builds bridge connecting River Front Park East with River Front Park West

City builds bridge connecting River Front Park East with River Front Park West

Nov 16, 2021

Summary: Anyone walking or biking through Weldon Peete Park are asked to utilize caution within the park, as construction has begun on a pedestrian connection between River Front Park East with River Front Park West.

New sidewalks to provide safe passage for pedestrians

New sidewalks to provide safe passage for pedestrians

Nov 5, 2021

Summary: Beginning Tuesday, Johnson Drive from Old Morgantown Road to Gary Avenue and Dennis Way from Johnson Drive to the 500 block of Dennis Way will be closed to through traffic until further notice while the city works to install new sidewalks.

Pick-Up Indoor Soccer

Pick-Up Indoor Soccer

Nov 4, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Parks & Rec is offering Pick-Up Indoor Soccer (free play) beginning THIS Sunday, Nov. 7. If you want to meet up w/ friends or brush up on your skills, stop by the Moxley Center, Sid Carr Gym from 1-3 pm. All you need is an ID pass & be 15 years or older to play.

Veterans Holiday Wreath Program & Ceremony

Veterans Holiday Wreath Program & Ceremony

Nov 1, 2021

Summary: Fairview Cemetery will be placing holiday wreaths in the Veterans' Sections of Fairview Cemetery #2, December 11 at 9 am. The public is invited to participate. Also, anyone wishing to contribute monetarily to the project can contact Fairview Cemetery at 270-393-3607.

Friday Night Events Impact Traffic Downtown and Near Campus

Friday Night Events Impact Traffic Downtown and Near Campus

Oct 29, 2021

Summary: Rush hour traffic will be impacted today by the WKU Homecoming Parade that starts at 5 pm and by Halloween events taking place in downtown Bowling Green, including the BGPD Trunk or Treat at 911 Kentucky Street.

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Paving project to cause intermittent road closures in cemeteries

Oct 18, 2021

Summary: City of Bowling Green Fairview Cemetery would like the public to be aware that a paving project is underway at Fairview Cemetery #1 and Mt. Moriah. The cleaning process has begun with intermittent road closures.

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat

Oct 14, 2021

Summary: Bowling Green Police Department hosts Trunk or Treat again this year. BGPD in collaboration with multiple community partners will offer children and their parents the opportunity to celebrate Halloween safely.

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

2021 Property Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Oct 6, 2021

Summary: Attention all property owners, 2021 property tax bills have been mailed and are due by December 31, 2021. ll you need to get started is the invoice number, date, and amount.

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Board of Commissioners proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Awareness Day

Oct 4, 2021

Summary: The Bowling Green City Commission and the Warren County fiscal Court proclaimed today TEN-4 Awareness Day. Research from pediatricians has led to a rule called TEN-4 Bruising Rule that says that any bruising before a child is cruising are significant red flags for child abuse.

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Main Avenue to close temporarily for sidewalk project

Oct 1, 2021

Summary: Beginning Monday, city road crews will close Main Avenue between State Street and Chestnut Street from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. every day through Friday for construction work.

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Work in BG Campaign Kicks off today

Sep 28, 2021

Summary: Work in BG, a targeted media campaign aimed at incentivizing the City's New American labor force to apply for local job opportunities kicked off today.

Financial Awards

Financial Awards

Sep 7, 2021

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was presented with two awards by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for financial reports from FY2020.

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

BGPD Hiring to Start Soon

Aug 30, 2021

Summary: Mark your calendars! BGPD hiring process begins August 30, 2021. For more information on the process, details on the timeline, or physical fitness testing, please visit https://www.bgky.org/hr/jobs.

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