Carrollton, Ky – The first-ever summit for faith-based and community social service agencies in Kentucky was held this week on the banks of the Ohio River in Carroll County. The new office is based on a similar effort underway at the White House. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Advances in technology are leading to important changes in libraries across the country--and WKU is a case in point. A new research database called "Top-Scholar" and a new visual and performing arts library are quickly becoming important tools for the WKU campus community. In this interview, we hear more from the directors of those two projects.
Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green Mayor Elaine Walker believes something called the "Together Rx Access Card" can provide prescription drug coverage to the city's working poor. Walker learned about the card at a recent mayor's conference, and wants those eligible in Bowling Green to sign up. Kevin Willis has more on the plan.
Bowling Green, Ky – Young children in five area school systems are taking part in a new grant program designed to boost reading performance. The grant involves students in Allen, Breckinridge, Logan, and Warren Counties. Joining us to talk about the program is Johnna Rogers, grant writer for the Green River Regional Cooperative.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is partnering with a group of other universities and organizations to create a new cyber defense program. At the WKU Cyber Defense Lab, faculty and students are studying the ways computers react to certain virus attacks. Cyber defense is a growing concern for many in the areas of homeland security, the military, and computer network service providers. Our interview guest is Dr. Phillip Womble, diretor of the WKU Applied Physics Institute.