Regional
3:25 am
Fri September 14, 2007

WKU campaign to net $200 million by 2012

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU President Gary Ransdell has officially unveiled a campaign called the "New Century of Spirit." As part of the effort, WKU expects to take in $200 million in gifts and establish a $200 million endowment by the year 2012.

Read more
Regional
2:56 am
Fri September 14, 2007

Ky sets record for number of transfers to 4 year colleges

Frankfort, Ky – More Kentucky community and technical college students are transferring to four-year colleges and universities. In fact, as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, they set an all-time state record for transfers last academic year.

Read more
Regional
3:34 am
Thu September 13, 2007

Bowling Green losing all-star basketball game

Bowling Green, Ky – The annual rivalry between the top high school basketball players from Kentucky and Indiana is moving to Louisville. Bowling Green had hosted the last three games. The news isn't all bad for Bowling Green: the city could be landing a new all-star football game.

Read more
Regional
3:25 am
Thu September 13, 2007

Drug courts having positive impact in Ky

Frankfort, Ky – Adult, juvenile and family Drug Courts appear to be having a positive effect on Kentuckians with substance abuse problems who participate in court-ordered treatment programs. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.

Read more
Regional
3:22 am
Thu September 13, 2007

In Kentucky, an effort to raise awareness of suicide signs

Bowling Green, Ky – In honor of Suicide Prevention Month in Kentucky, specialists in the field want the public to understand that many suicides are preventable. Our interview guest is Jan Ulrich, with the State Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services.

Read more
Regional
3:17 am
Thu September 13, 2007

GOP House member defects to Democrats

Frankfort, Ky – The Democratic majority in the Kentucky House is being bolstered by the defection of a Republican represenative. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony Mcveigh reports, another GOP House member may also leave the party.

Read more
Regional
9:08 am
Wed September 12, 2007

Mourners remember late Ky Supreme Court Justice

Frankfort, Ky – The late Kentucky Supreme Court Justice William McAnulty was honored this week at a memorial service in the rotunda of the State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

Read more
Regional
5:06 am
Wed September 12, 2007

Stumbo files suit against Fletcher over university boards

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher is being sued by the state Attorney General over some of Fletcher's appointments to public University boards. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from the state capitol.

Read more
Regional
5:01 am
Wed September 12, 2007

Ky's famers' markets impacted by crazy weather

Bowling Green, Ky – Many Kentuckians enjoy going to their local farmers' markets this time of year. But the unusual April cold snap and the recent drought have combined to kill many of the crops that would be at the markets. Joe Corcoran spoke with several farmers and Janet Eaton, of the Kentucky Agriculture Department.

Read more
Regional
11:25 am
Tue September 11, 2007

NYC public radio reporters recall day of attacks

Bowling Green, Ky – On the day of September 11, 2001, NPR relied heavily on the reporting of member station WNYC in Manhattan. Reporters Andrea Bernstein and Beth Fertig covered the attacks on the World Trade Center live from the scene that day. They recently spoke to WKU Public Radio about how the attacks changed them as people and reporters, and how New York City has moved on in the six years following the collapse of the Twin Towers.

Read more

Pages