WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Associated Press

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes was on hand for the grand opening of Castle and Key Distillery in Millville.  He talks about the massive effort to bring the Old Taylor property back to life; plus a major pizza business broke ground on a new headquarters.  All of that and more in this week's edition of the Business Side.

Josh James

Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Frankfort-based Kentucky Gazette has been keeping her eye on a number of competitve Kentucky Senate races this fall.  She has a number of surprising insights and shares them with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Buffalo Trace Distillery

The Kentucky Distillers' Association created the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2001 to recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact on Bourbon's stature, growth and awareness. It is the highest honor given by the signature industry. And this year’s class includes a man we introduced you to in 2017 when WUKY’s Alan Lytle took a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery in Frankfort.

Screenshots from Barr and McGrath Campaign ads

Just when you thought this Sixth Congressional District Race couldn’t get any nastier between Republican incumbent Andy Barr and Democratic Challenger Amy McGrath, the respective campaigns are now crying foul over some recent TV ads, plus you might not have noticed but there's a mayoral contest going on in Kentucky's second largest city.  We talk politics this week with Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

There’ve been a number of studies released recently that shed some light on Kentucky’s recovery from the Great Recession and some mitigating factors why some areas like Louisville and Lexington have fared better than others.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green in this week's edition of the Business Side

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File

After a summer-long hiatus Capital Chat is back with Laura Cullen Glasscock, editor and publisher of the Kentucky Gazette.  She and WUKY's Alan Lytle discuss the political future of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and the somewhat abrupt dismissal of Legislative Research Commission director David Byerman.

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes discusses the latest business news headlines with WUKY's Alan Lytle.


It's the final week of the Family Fun Guide we thought who better to talk to than the person who was our first featured guest way back in June?  Mary Quinn Ramer the President of VisitLex joins WUKY's Alan Lytle to talk about the fall festival season and other fun activities to enjoy in the coming weeks and months.

Bluegrass Small Business Development Center

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Shawn Rogers, director of the Bluegrass Small Business Development Center at the University of Kentucky.   The center provides one-on-one consultations at no cost to existing and potential entrepreneurs in Central Kentucky.  The Bluegrass SBDC is holding a Smart Startup workshop on Tuesday August 28th.

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with the Kentucky State Fair's Cody Patterson to find out what's new, what's tasty, and what's family friendly at the annual Agricultural Extravaganza at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.