WKU Public Radio

News and Information about the station, programs, and special events.

As the nation pauses to remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, Fort Knox will host a Patriot Day ceremony. The event will include a 9/11 video presentation and music by the Fort Knox Army Band.

A former president and chief executive officer of The Medical Center in Bowling Green has died. John Desmarais passed away Tueday at his home in Logan County.

The WKYU-FM transmitter is operating at full power again following a period of reduced power operation on Monday--this the result of KET repairing some damage to the tower. Thanks for your patience while this work was completed.

Update, Saturday, 1:15 pm: WKUE is back on the air as of early Saturday afternoon. Thanks for your patience while repair work was underway.

A Hancock County aluminum smelter is warning it might have to shut down its 700-employee operation if it can't negotiate better electric rates. Century Aluminum and power producer Big Rivers Electric Corporation appear to be at an impasse in their efforts to find a solution.

Work being performed on WKU Public Radio's tower in Warren County Wednesday morning will cause reduced power for those in the south-central Kentucky and northern Tennessee region.

According to the National Weather Service, summer heat will continue through at least next Wednesday, the Fourth of July. Temperatures will climb well over 100 degress in many areas. 

In one of the most widely anticipated decisions in recent history, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the sweeping federal law overhauling the nation's health care system is constitutional.

Thanks for helping us reach our membership goal this fiscal year! As you know, membership support covers most of our programming costs, and your membership really matters!

Programs like Morning Edition, Fresh Air, Barren River Breakdown, All Things Considered and so many more make public radio unique, and worth supporting. We couldn't do it without you. Thanks for doing your part!

Kentucky Educational Television, which owns the tower that houses the WKYU-FM transmitter, was working on the tower Monday and Tuesday. This required us to reduce power on this transmitter, which affected reception for some listeners.

The project is now complete. Thanks for your patience while this work was underway.