Rhonda Miller (KPR)

Rhonda Miller began as reporter and host for All Things Considered on WKU Public Radio in 2015.  She has worked as Gulf Coast reporter for Mississippi Public Broadcasting, where she won Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow and Green Eyeshade awards for stories on dead sea turtles, health and legal issues arising from the 2010 BP oil spill and homeless veterans.
 
She has worked at Rhode Island Public Radio,  as an intern at WVTF Public Radio in Roanoke, Virginia, and at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
 
Rhonda’s freelance work called Writing Into Sound includes stories for Voice of America, WSHU Public Radio in Fairfield, Conn., NPR and AARP Prime Time Radio.
 
She has a master’s degree in media studies from Rhode Island College and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University.
 
Rhonda enjoys quiet water kayaking, riding her bicycle and folk music. She was a volunteer DJ for Root-N-Branch at WUMD community radio in Dartmouth, Mass.
 

Rhonda Miller, WKYU

A group of about 70 teachers, parents and other area residents rallied in downtown Bowling Green to voice their opposition to President Trump’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Education. 

Erica Peterson

Middle and high school students will make nine telescopes at workshops on February 8th and 9th in one of Simpson County’s events leading up to the total solar eclipse later this year.

City of Bowling Green

The city of Bowling Green will award 400-thousand-dollars in grants for exterior improvements to private properties under a program that launched this week.

Sandefur Training Center, via WKYU-FM

A training center for adults with disabilities in Owensboro is consolidating services at its Henderson location in February. The Sandefur Training Center has been a workshop where adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities work on a variety of basic production projects for local companies.

KY Attorney General, via Twitter @kyoag

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is focusing attention on identifying and prosecuting those who take part in human trafficking. The attorney general joined industry and religious groups in Frankfort on Jan. 11 as part of the national Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

veterans.ky.gov

The opening day has been set for the new Radcliff Veterans Center.

via Pixabay user Elastic Compute Farm

  Public schools in Daviess County are getting two-hundred-fifty new security cameras. Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations, Matt Robbins, said the installation of the 250 cameras at 18 Daviess County schools is not in response to any threat or issue. Robbins said it’s a proactive measure to upgrade an eight-year-old system.

 

wkyufm.org

A Kentucky barn dance-style program for military veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury has been approved for a study at a Connecticut university.

SOMERSET COMMUNITY COLLEGE

A discovery during a sunrise service in the Somerset City Cemetery has led to the creation of a memorial for slaves buried in unmarked graves. 

LOUISVILLE VA MEDICAL CENTER

An offer by the city of Radcliff to donate 50 acres of land for a new Veterans Affairs medical center has apparently been rejected. 

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