Announcements

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

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Nov 8, 2017

Summary: In order to help reduce the potential for fires during the winter months, citizens are encouraged to follow these lifesaving tips. They may also call the Bowling Green Fire Department at 270-393-3702 for any further questions.

Check Smoke Detector Batteries Once a Month

Nov 7, 2017

Summary: Remember to check your smoke detector batteries at least once per month and change them every six months to make sure they are working properly.

Massive Fire Extinguisher Recall

Nov 2, 2017

Summary: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a massive recall on over 40 million Kidde brand fire extinguishers. Kidde is a very popular brand of fire safety products.

City of BG Receives Voice of the People Award

Nov 2, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was recently awarded the Voice of the People Award from the National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) for the category of Transformation in Built Environment. This award is only given to top performing jurisdictions that best listen and act for the benefit their communities.

City of Bowling Green to Hold Online Auction

Oct 26, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold an online auction at www.govdeals.com beginning October 30th, 2017 and closing on November 6th, 2017. Auction items include vehicles, exercise equipment, bicycles, office furniture and equipment, tires, lawn mowers, audio and video equipment, and more.

BGCAN Fall Rally of the Neighborhoods Features "Hot Topics" Affecting Neighborhoods

Oct 25, 2017

Summary: BG Coalition of Active Neighborhoods (BGCAN) will host their Fall Rally on Monday, Oct. 30 at Neighborhood & Community Services, 707 E. Main Avenue, with dinner at 6:00 and the program starting at 6:30 p.m.

Parker-Bennett Community Center's "It's the Haunted Center"

Oct 24, 2017

Summary: Parker-Bennett Community Center will host its annual It's the Haunted Center on October 31 from 7-9 p.m. This event is FREE to all ages.

Tree Removals On Indian Hills Drive

Oct 20, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will have 8 damaged or sick trees removed from the right of way on Indian Hills Drive beginning Monday, October 23, 2017. The removal is being completed by Bushels and Blooms and is expected to take approximately 2 days to complete weather permitting.

Youth Basketball Registration

Oct 20, 2017

Summary: The Southern Kentucky Youth Basketball League Board of Directors met last night, October 19th, to discuss this season of youth basketball. A decision was made that, effective immediately, all 6th graders will be eligible to participate in this season.

City of Bowling Green Receives Award

Oct 17, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was recently awarded the KLC Enterprise Cities Award for the Academy for New Americans Program. This innovative program provides New Americans the tools necessary to successfully navigate City services and community resources.

Lovers Lane Facility Ribbon Cutting

Oct 16, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m. for the construction of a new facility at the Lovers Lane Soccer Complex located at 385 Lovers Lane.

Trunk or Treat Fundraiser/Dance with F.O. Moxley & Special Populations

Oct 14, 2017

Summary: Special Populations & F.O. Moxley will host a Trunk or Treat fundraiser and Monster Bash Dance for our local Special Olympics program on October 28th from 5-8 p.m. Trunk or treating and the dance are both free events!

Restrooms at Roland Bland Park

Oct 10, 2017

Summary: The restrooms at Roland Bland Park will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, October 16, 2017. We anticipate the renovations to take one week to complete. Portable restrooms will be available for use during this time.

Halloween Pumpkin Palooza

Oct 6, 2017

Summary: F.O. Moxley will host its annual Halloween Pumpkin Palooza at Circus Square Park on October 20th from 5:30-8:00 p.m. This event is FREE for all ages. A fantastic fall family event showcasing a jack-o-lantern stroll after sunset. Decorated jack-o-lanterns will be on display for the public to view.

SKYBL Registrations

Oct 4, 2017

Summary: Bowling Green Parks and Recreation will be taking Youth Basketball registrations on October 11th and 12th from 3:30-6 p.m. and October 14th from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at 225 E. Third Ave.

Youth Dodgeball League Registration

Oct 2, 2017

Summary: F.O. Moxley will begin accepting Youth Dodgeball League registrations on Monday, October 9th at 10 a.m. Duck, dip, dive, and dodge your way to a great time. This program is a supervised event that includes fun, meeting friends, and a great way for improving your health and fitness.

Covington Avenue Lane Closure

Sep 24, 2017

Summary: One lane of Covington Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Euclid Avenue to Lehman Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily starting Monday, September 25th, 2017 through Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 for drainage repairs by the Operations Division of the Public Works Department.

2017 Veterans Day Parade Entries

Sep 21, 2017

Summary: This years Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, November 4th and we would like to invite you to join us in supporting our community’s veterans! Entry forms are due back to Bowling Green Parks and Recreation, 225 E. Third Ave., no later than October 20th.

Smallhouse Road Paving

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The final paving for the Smallhouse Road widening project is scheduled to begin on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 6 p.m. The turn lanes from Campbell Lane onto Smallhouse Road will be closed and temporary lane closures along Smallhouse Road can be expected.

Preston Miller Soccer Field Groundbreaking

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green will hold a Groundbreaking on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. for four new Soccer Fields that will be located at Preston Miller Park at 2303 Tomblinson Way.

Fountain Square Park Renovations Phase II

Sep 15, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green Fountain Square Park improvements are underway and Phase I is nearing completion. This first phase included the initial fountain work and the section of the park nearest State Street.

Construction at Preston Miller Park

Sep 12, 2017

Summary: Construction on the Preston Miller Soccer Complex has begun. Construction will affect the parking lots, soccer fields, and disc golf course until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but do look forward to the positive impact this project will have on our community.

City of BG Selected as One of 25 Communities for Gateways for Growth Challenge

Sep 12, 2017

Summary: The City of Bowling Green was recently selected as one of the 25 Gateways for Growth Challenge communities from New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America.

Wheelchair Basketball

Sep 11, 2017

Summary: Join us every Monday from 4-5 p.m. at Kummer/Little Recreation Center for Wheelchair Basketball. This program is open to those with and without disabilities. Call 270-393-3265 for more information.

Puppy Paddle at Russell Sims Aquatic Center

Sep 7, 2017

Summary: Russell Sims Aquatic Center's annual fundraiser for the Bowling Green/Warren County Humane Society will be on Saturday, September 9. 100% of proceeds go directly to the BG/WC Humane Society.

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