News Briefs

Keith Farner

Sculptor to speak

Sculptor Gabriel Warren, the son of author and poet Robert Penn Warren, will give a slide presentation and discussion at 3 p.m. tomorrow in the fine arts center room 156.

Gabriel said in a press release that the presentation is part of a trip to show his children where their grandfather, Robert, was born.

The event is free and a reception will follow.

For more information contact Mary Ellen Miller at 745-5721.

Contest starts in April

For the ninth straight year, the public radio service at Western and Harned, Bachert and Denton law firm will host a classic music poetry contest.

The contest is open to middle and high school students who can blend classical music and creative writing.

The annual event will be held in April, Classical Music Month, and the winners will be announced May 17.

Winning entries will be broadcast on Western’s public radio and published in the monthly program guide Choice.

Center to get check

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell will present a check tomorrow for $700,000 at Bowling Green’s Hispanic Resource Center.

The money comes from federal earmarked appropriations that Western will use in its Rural Health Development and Research in cooperation with the South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center.

The money will be used to develop health-related programs to serve the Hispanic population in this region.

The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the HRC at 213 E. 12th St.

For more information contact Lucy Juett at 745-3325.

– Keith Farner