Owensboro, Ky – The Boulware Mission in Owensboro may very well be one of the best kept secrets in Kentucky. The homeless shelter/substance abuse treatment center has gained a reputation for graduating clients--many of whom return to help at the mission. Boulware is in the process of renovating an abandoned nun convent where the mission will be able to house triple the number of clients it currently serves. Kevin Willis visited Boulware and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – There are currently several pieces of legislation before Congress that could help to expand broadband access across the US. Dr. Mark McElroy of the Bowling Green-based group, Connected Nation, says the state of Kentucky is serving as a role model for some plans to expand the technology. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Owensboro, Ky – With the Democratic presidential race coming down to the wire, there's a great deal of talk concerning delegates and superdelegates. Joe Corcoran recently went to Owensboro to meet Kentucky superdelegate Moretta Bosely. She says she's committed to Senator Hillary Clinton, but also thinks the race is so close Kentucky's primary in May could actually make a difference.
Frankfort, Ky – A new biennial state budget and the revenue package to fund it won approval Wednesday in the Kentucky House of Representatives. Keeping tabs on the five-hour debate was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, Ky – Legislation calling for treatment programs over prison time for some non-violent drug offenders is moving quickly through the Kentucky General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.