In 2017, Col. Robert and Cora Jane Spiller were honored as the South Central Kentuckian of the Year. Col. Spiller was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Cora Jane was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1928. Cora Jane grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky where she went to school from first grade through college graduation at Western Kentucky University where she met Bob in 1950. They were married in Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1951. For the next 30 years they moved around the world due to Col. Spiller’s position in the service and ended up back in Warren County where they call home. Their dedication and service to this community has been shown through their involvement with the Salvation Army, The Boys & Girls Club of Bowling Green, The Houchens Center and the American Red Cross.