We begin this week with a call from Ann, from Winchester, “I just want to thank you for your excellent programming. If I’m in the car, I’m listening to WEKU and, most of those days in conversation over dinner, I will comment on some sort of news that I heard on NPR."
“I’ve listened to NPR my whole life and I am really tired of listening to how bad us men are. If that’s all I’m going to hear, I’m going to work and from work every day and I’m just going to tune in to something else.
The city of Georgetown held its second annual LGBTQ Pride over the weekend. The Saturday event went smoothly despite challenging weather and an apparent threat against a lesbian couple in the community of about 33,000.
Here’s a call we received from listener Erica, in Lexington.
“ I have been listening to the news about the four soldiers killed, actually for the last two or three days, driving in my car and then when I get to Lexington. I’m wondering why we keep leaving out the other murdered soldiers who were African."
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says Kentucky taxpayers still owe nearly $225,000 in legal fees and court costs to the couples who sued a county clerk for refusing to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and GOP legislative leaders have unveiled a summary of their proposed solution for Kentucky’s public pension crisis.
Under the plan, revealed Wednesday morning, and reported by the Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com, teachers and state and local government employees hired after July 1, 2018, no longer will receive defined-benefits pensions that guarantee them payments throughout their retirements, Bevin said.
Revelations that the University of Louisville basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe have shaken up college sports and caused the firing of UofL’s basketball coach.
On this week’s show, we’ll do our best to find out what’s going on as we discuss the “Pay-to-Play Scandal in College Sports.”
As many of you know, last Monday was a very challenging day for us at WEKU. In the midst of our fund drive, we had the horrible news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas and, of course, had to make sure we provided extensive coverage.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A 70-year-old natural gas pipeline that passes through several Kentucky counties has received federal authorization for a proposed conversion despite some concerns from opponents.
October is apparently becoming the second month of LGBTQ Pride, at least in our area. Some towns in Central Kentucky are joining in, some for the very first time.
We'll discuss the purpose and goals of these community events with guests: Harold Dean Jessie, of Georgetown; Jesse Ruble of Frankfort and Dr. Patricia Minter, professor at Western Kentucky University.