Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky corrections officials say a final report on the cause of an August riot at a medium security prison near Danville will be released Friday, November 13th. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Frankfort, Ky – In honor of this year's Veterans Day, a powerful new exhibit on military history is opening at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh got a preview.
South Union, Ky – The Shaker Village at South Union, Ky is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and architecture. But one important landmark has gone largely unknown by the general public. A cemetery holding the bodies of more than 400 Shakers sits in a field near South Union, without any visible markers to honor the dead. But that's about to change, as Kevin Willis reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – The 2009-2010 season gets underway for the WKU basketball teams in the coming days. Hilltopper coach Ken McDonald says his team will be facing a very tough non-conference schedule. In this report by Dan Modlin, you can hear comments from McDonald and the coach of the WKU womens' team, Mary Taylor Cowles.
Bowling Green – Once Kentucky's largest hotel, the Owensboro Executive Inn opened its doors nearly 35 years ago. From weddings and proms to concerts and political rallies, the Executive Inn knew how to draw a crowd. Crowds will be on hand again this weekend to watch the local landmark be demolished. Lisa Autry has this remembrance.
Bowling Green, Ky – A man who has spent much of life exploring and writing about caves has written a new book about the life of Mammoth Cave guide Steven Bishop. It's a unique book, written from the perspective of Bishop's wife, who--like her husband--was a slave. Dan Modlin spoke with author Roger Brucker.
Bowling Green, Ky – The decision to cancel an upcoming Presidential runoff election in Afghanistan still leaves some tough decisions for US leaders as they try to deal with political turmoil and violence there. WKU Political Science Professor Soleimon Kiasatpour says there are no easy answers for America's political and military leaders. He spoke with our Dan Modlin.
Bowling Green, Ky – Livestock industry leaders in Kentucky are concerned about a shortage of large animal veterinarians. Dr. Gordon Jones of the WKU Agriculture Department says the Bluegrass State isn't alone in trying to deal with the issue. A new program aimed at encouraging students to become large animal vets is being unveiled in Kentucky. Dan Modlin has this story.