Bowling Green, KY – Cornelius Martin has been remembered by his family as a husband, father, entrepeneur, and leader of Western Kentucky University. A special ceremony honoring the life of Martin was held Thursday on Western's campus. Kevin Willis was there, and has this report.
Bowling Green – State Auditor Crit Luallen spoke this week to Western's Public Radio about jail overcrowding and the financial burden jails place on county budgets. She also spoke about the 2007 Governor's race and her future political plans.
Bowling Green, KY – The WKU community will come together Thursday afternoon to remember the life of its former Board of Regents Chairman, Cornelius Martin. Mr. Martin was killed in June during an auto accident in Logan County. Kevin Willis has more.
Bowling Green, KY – This is the second of a special two-part series of reports on autism. In this story, Kevin Willis explains how a one-of-a-kind program at WKU known as the Kelly Autism Project is providing teens with autism the skills they need to get jobs and college admission.
Bowling Green, KY – More attention is being paid to autism now than ever before. Studies show an estimated 1 in every 500 American children has an autism-related disorder. This is the first of a two-part series of reports on how autism is impacting families in the listening area. In this story, we hear the mother of a 3 year old boy describe the painful process of understanding her son's disorder.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky's GOP Congressional incumbants are doing well in the fundraising department. As Kevin Willis reports, several Republicans in the state have much more cash on hand than their Democratic challengers.
Bowling Green, KY – A new program is providing guide dog services for US military veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dan Modlin has this interview with Dennis Norris, executive director of Southeastern Guide Dogs. This report was heard on The Midday Edition, Monday, July 17.
Frankfort, KY – The grand jury investigating the hiring practices of Governor Fletcher's administration has met privately with the circuit judge overseeing the case. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.