Frankfort, KY – State employees are now being denied access to Public Radio websites by Governor Fletcher's administration. But Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says that's not the case for the websites of some commercial radio stations.
Frankfort, KY – The president of the Kentucky Senate wants Governor Fletcher to expand the agenda of the current special session, but Fletcher appears disinclined to do so. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky is ranked in the bottom ten states when it comes to the well-being of children. The Commonwealth is listed 42nd of 50 states according to the latest "Kids Count" survey from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Lisa Autry has this story.
Bowling Green – Bowling Green Police, working with WKU police, the city fire department and the ATF, announced last Friday that a 22-year-old and four juveniles are under arrest in a series of fires around Western Kentucky University. Lisa Autry has details.
Glasgow, KY – Glasgow mayor Darrell Pickett has been indicted on a felony charge of complicity to theft by deception. The acts allegedly took place while Pickett was Glasgow's police chief. Lisa Autry has this story.
Bowling Green, KY – A host of Bowling Green area law enforcement agencies announced Friday morning that five people are under arrest for a series of arsons in Bowling Green, including one that damaged Cherry Hall on the campus of WKU. Lisa Autry attended the news conference where the arrests were announced.
Bowling Green, KY – WKU Political Science Professor Ed Yager has recently completed a book on the political life of Ronald Reagan. In it, he discusses the importance of Reagan switching political parties in the 1960s. Dan Modlin has this interview with Professor Yager.
Frankfort, KY – The viewing of political web logs--or blogs--by state employees on state time is being blocked by Governor Fletcher's administration. As Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, one blogger in particular is extremely upset with the move.
Bowling Green, KY – A good-bye ceremony is planned for next Thursday, as nearly 500 Kentucky Army National Guard soldiers prepare to head to Iraq. Many of the soldiers come from Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, and Knox counties. Kevin Willis has this report on the deployment of the "Mountain Warriors."