Bowling Green, KY – Governor Steve Beshear visited Bowling Green as part of the announcement that thirty new jobs will be created at Magna. The company will produce a convertible soft top for the Chevrolet Camaro, and will invest more than 950 thousand dollars in the expansion project. The Governor says the expansion is especially important because it enhances Kentucky's reputation as a major supplier for the automotive industry.
Bowling Green, KY – University President Gary Ransdell says its a "New Day" at WKU. During his annual opening convocation address, Dr. Ransdell talked about challenges facing the institution. Provost Gordon Emslie and Vice-President of Research Gordon Bayliss also talked about changes and opportunities at WKU. Dan Modlin has this report......
Bowling Green, KY – At a time when many sectors of the U-S economy are finding it difficult to export products, beef and pork exports have increased significantly in the past six months. Dan Modlin talks with Phil Seng, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Denver-based U-S Meat Export Federation.
Bowling Green, Ky – A Warren County jury has returned a verdict in the murder trial of former Simpson County Sheriff's deputy Randall Creek. Lisa Autry has been covering the trial for WKU Public Radio, and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky's Department of Financial Institutions is warning consumers to beware of some investment offers that promise quick profits. Public Information Officer Kelly May says the Department continues to get complaints about some oil and gas investments in Kentucky. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Closing arguments are set to begin in the murder trial of Randall Creek. The former Simpson County Sheriff's deputy admits killing his ex-girlfriend two years ago, but his defense is arguing his mental state was impaired by a medication. Lisa Autry is covering the trial in Bowling Green.
Bowling Green, KY – Here's an afternoon drive-time newscast for Wednesday, August 11th. Lead stories include a proposal regarding the death penalty for the severely mentally ill. The newscast also includes information about some new jobs in Warren County and some comments from WKU head football coach Willie Taggart.
Bowling Green, KY – New WKU Football Coach Willie Taggart is promising a hard-working, dedicated team this year. The first-year head coach says he is pleased by the competitive spirit he's seeing in the first few days of fall practice.......
The WKU football team is looking for a fresh start after going winless last year. Taggart was hired as the New Hilltoppers coach in November of 2009.