Frankfort, KY – Private agencies in Kentucky providing care to abused and neglected children in state custody are warning of the devastating effects of state budget cuts. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Bowling Green, Ky – A key vote is set to be held in the US Senate about the $800 billion economic stimulus package. Some leaders in Kentucky have differing views on the merits of the package. In this report, we hear the thoughts of Republican Senator Jim Bunning and Democratic Governor Steve Beshear.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky school districts losing instructional days to last week's ice storm may get some relief from state lawmakers, who are back in session in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.
Central City, Ky – In Kentucky, many communities are still having to take a day-to-day approach following last month's massive ice storm. Muhlenberg County is one such place. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry visited towns in the county and has this in-depth look at the challenges residents there are facing.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is sharing his observations after assessing storm damage and recovery efforts in Paducah and Henderson Thursday. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update.
Bowling Green, Ky – Safety experts are warning those who are making use of portable generators to beware of carbon monoxide dangers. With widespread power outages brought on by the ice storm, many residents have turned to such generators for power. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Public Service Commission says the ice storm of 2009 has led to the worst statewide power outage in commonwealth history. Kevin Willis has some details on the damage done throughout the Bluegrass State.
Bowling Green, Ky – A spokesman for Bowling Green Municipal Utilities told WKU Public Radio Wednesday that only 20-25 customers were still without power. Miles McDaniel said BGMU crews worked overnight to restore power to residents. Falling trees and limbs knocked down power lines throughout the BGMU service region Tuesday.