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Enterprise Story Feature Griffin Fletcher Long Reads Profile Small business

The reality of dreams

By Griffin Fletcher

It’s late afternoon on Saturday at Paradise Point Marketplace in Scottsville, nearly a 40-minute drive from downtown Bowling Green, and the smell of steaming hot dogs mingles with the warm April air.

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Bosnian Community Bosnians in BG Feature Long Reads Olivia Mohr Place story Small business

Bosnian-owned event venue brings community together

People crowd into and around La Gala, a Bosnian-owned event venue in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on March 3 for a Marija Šerifovic concert. 

By Olivia Mohr

Screaming people crowded around a stage at La Gala for Serbian singer Marija Šerifovic’s concert held there the night of March 3. Purple, blue and green lights shone from the stage. Phone screens flashed as people held them up to record the music on stage, and people waved their hands in the air and jumped up and down.

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Feature Kenton Hornbeck Profile Quick Reads

The Sensei of Sentou Dojo

By Kenton Hornbeck

Act fast, efficient and violent. Strong words coming from such an even-tempered man. These are the three ways Sensei Frank Williams wants his students act if they are confronted and physically attacked on the streets.

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Michael Allen Profile Small business Spring 2018 Senior Show

Words in Ink: Owner of a Local Tattoo Shop Makes Permanent Memories

By Michael Allen

There are artists who do not work with paint or canvas, who do not perform on stage or screen, and whose work will never be framed at a museum or on a collector’s shelves. Some of them work with a buzzing needle.

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Feature Jennifer King Quick Reads Small business

Roxie’s Cottage

By Jennifer King

Fresh coffee is brewed in a pot just inside the door at Roxie’s. Customers grab a mug from a large stack beside the pot and serve themselves their own coffee as they walk in the door.

It’s not quite 4 a.m. on a Friday morning in Bowling Green, but the red and blue neon lights of an open sign glow in the window of a small white cottage with a red roof on the corner of Louisville Road and Old Porter Pike.

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Feature Quick Reads Skyler Ballard

Growing Together

By Skyler Ballard

After long hours of working in the fields, Drew Snider stretches and hops down off his tractor and heads toward the barn. His wife, Laney, greets him with a wide smile and a handful of flowers to deliver to a customer’s car.

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Bosnians in BG Erian Bradley Feature Quick Reads

A Taste of the United States

By Erian Bradley

Many families have come to America hoping to find better opportunities and a better life. Sefika Varajic, and her family were one of those families.

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Abby Ponder Quick Reads

Finding a home at Trendy Me

By Abby Ponder

When Susan Simmons receives a new shipment of clothes at the Trendy Me boutique in Glasgow, Kentucky, she instantly reaches out to her customers. She’ll pull out her phone, snap a quick picture or two, and send a message.