Lisa Autry

Reporter/Producer

Lisa is a Scottsville native and WKU alum.  She has worked in radio as a news reporter and anchor for 18 years.  Prior to joining WKU Public Radio, she most recently worked at WHAS in Louisville and WLAC in Nashville.  She has received numerous awards from the Associated Press, including Best Reporter in Kentucky.  Many of her stories have been heard on NPR. 

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1:51 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

New Chief Judge Elected to Kentucky Court of Appeals

Judge Glenn Acree of Lexington has been elected chief judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals judges elected Judge Acree during their regular court meeting June 5. The chief judge provides administrative oversight to the Court of Appeals and serves in the position for a four-year term under the Kentucky Constitution.

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Regional
3:26 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Paducah Convention Center Employees Sentenced for Embezzlement

The head of the Paducah Convention Center and a contractor were in a federal courtroom Thursday for sentencing after pleading guilty to theft and embezzlement charges. 

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Regional
10:06 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Kentucky WWII Vets Mark D-Day Anniversary With Special Trip

The WWII memorial in Washington DC

Wednesday is the 68th anniversary of D-day, invasion of Normandy during World War Two.  A non-profit is giving veterans the gift of seeing the World War Two Memorial in the nation's capitol. Honor Flight is flying 30 veterans from Kentucky to spend the day in Washington, D.C.  Captain Brian Duffy is president of the Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter, which has made 18 flights over the past two and a half years.

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Regional
10:06 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Inmate Flees Hart County Jail

A Hart County Jail inmate walked away from the facility Monday and is still on the run.  Twenty-five year old Jared Fox was last seen wearing a blue and white or gray shirt, blue jeans, and carrying a jacket.

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Regional
12:13 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Parents File Lawsuit Against a Central Kentucky School System Over Discipline

The parents of a central Kentucky kindergarten student have filed a $5 million lawsuit over their daughter being put into a dark room for six minutes as part of timeout. 

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