Kevin Willis (KPR)

Kevin is the News Director at WKU Public Radio.  He has been with the station since 1999, and was previously the Assistant News Director, and also served as local host of Morning Edition.  He is a broadcast journalism graduate of WKU, and has won numerous awards for his reporting and feature production.  Kevin grew up in Radcliff, Kentucky and currently lives in Glasgow.

Casey Jones Distillery

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour is welcoming its 20th member.

Casey Jones Distillery in Hopkinsville has been added to the craft tour, which is made up of smaller boutique distilleries across the commonwealth.

Lifeskills, Inc.

Two behavioral healthcare organizations that serve a combined 18 southern and western counties in Kentucky are merging.

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Less than 30 percent of Kentucky adults would pass a test based on questions in the U.S. citizenship test.

WKU via Facebook, Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs

The Western Kentucky University Board of Regents has approved a 2 percent tuition increase for the 2019-20 academic year.

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he’s open to the idea of a compromise over President Trump’s demand for more than $5 billion for his promised wall along the Mexican border.

Western Kentucky University appears to be on the verge of hiring a new football coach, just days after firing second-year coach Mike Sanford.

University of Tennessee offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tyson Helton has reportedly reached an agreement to become the next Hilltopper head coach.

ESPN cited unnamed sources in reporting the news.

Western Kentucky University

Hundreds of Western Kentucky University students are being moved out of their residence hall because of mold.

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The Owensboro-Daviess County region is home to several hotly-contested state House and Senate races that will be decided Tuesday.


Two Horse Cave residents have filed a lawsuit against the city and its police department over a number of allegations, including unlawful arrest and detainment, excessive force, and assault.

Nicole Erwin / Ohio Valley ReSource

Craft beer fans in Kentucky have some special treats coming their way this week.