Morning weather forecast: 11/21/22
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Railbird announced its festival lineup on Tuesday, but tickets are now sold out. On Thursday, Railbird opened up for ticket sales at 12 p.m., but by 3 p.m., they were sold out. Saying on Twitter, “Y’all went for the gold and SOLD OUT #RailbirdFest 2023! See you down in Lexington this June.”
There’s a strong sense of hope that one day things will return to normal in Bowling Green. On Dec. 11, 2021, an EF-3 tornado slammed across the city and took 17 lives with it. Dozens of homes were destroyed, and even after a year, many are still not rebuilt.
The city's mayor Tom Prather said contractor mistakes and a math error by hired consultants have cost Georgetown millions of dollars. But Councilman David Lusby said he has a solution that could pay for a new water treatment plant without being such a drain on the taxpayers. Lusby is hoping to soften the blow after people living in Georgetown are being asked to absorb a 58% water rate hike over the next five years.
A historic decision was made by the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday, signing The Respect for Marriage Act which federally protects same-sex marriages. The House Vote was 258 to 169, including all Democrats and 39 Republicans voting in favor.