Alyssa Harvey, The Daily News en SKyPAC Opening a Success <p><a href="">When Warren County Judge-Executive</a> Mike Buchanon walked into the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center for opening night Saturday, he felt the experience was surreal. &ldquo;Am I really in Bowling Green, Ky.? We&rsquo;re so fortunate to have it in Bowling Green,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;I think it&rsquo;s extraordinary. It&rsquo;s elegant, bright and welcoming. When you walk into the theater, you&rsquo;re awestruck.&rdquo; Nearly 2,000 people were expected to attend the opening of SKyPAC, complete with a performance by a last-minute substitution, award-winning country music artist Vince Gill. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:48:53 +0000 Alyssa Harvey, The Daily News 23010 at SKyPAC Opening a Success Three Kentucky Puppies Compete in Puppy Bowl <p><a href="">Tattoo, Prancer and Tanya will compete</a> for the attention of people who want an alternative to Super Bowl XLVI. The three puppies have Kentucky ties - two of them spent time at the Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society - and will be featured in &quot;Puppy Bowl VIII,&quot; which airs at 2 p.m. CST Sunday on Animal Planet. The show will feature more than 50 puppies that will display their cute glory on a miniature football field known as Animal Planet Stadium. According to the Animal Planet website, this year will also feature a cast of supporting animals, including Meep the Bird and the piggy pep squad. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 19:16:35 +0000 Alyssa Harvey, The Daily News 20772 at Hospitals Fight Medication Shortages <p><a href="">Southcentral Kentucky hospital officials</a> say local facilities are being affected by a nationwide prescription drug shortage, but they are striving to continue to provide good and safe care to patients. &quot;It affects us every day. In my 30 years of being a pharmacist, this is the worst I&#39;ve seen it,&quot; said Jim Morris, director of pharmacy at Greenview Regional Hospital. &quot;There were 37 on the short supply list in 2006. There are over 220 on the short supply list this year. A lot of these are generic drugs where there are limited manufacturers remaining in the market.&quot; According to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, a variety of drugs are in short supply. Wed, 21 Dec 2011 19:28:47 +0000 Alyssa Harvey, The Daily News 18423 at Medical Center Expands Surgery <p><a href="">The Medical Center at Franklin</a> unveiled its completed $4 million surgery expansion project to the public Monday. The 9,700-square-foot renovation and new construction includes two operating suites, an endoscopy suite, a six-bed recovery unit and other surgical support services. With the new addition, surgeons have more room to do more complicated surgeries.</p><p> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:53:08 +0000 Alyssa Harvey, The Daily News 11075 at Medical Center Expands Surgery