WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.


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.

Photo by Reggie Beehner - Business Lexington

We talk top business headlines with Tom Wilmes, editor of Business Lexington.  This week a conversation about West Sixth Brewing's farm in Franklin County, the Breeders' Cup coming back to Keeneland in 2020 and a recap of the Crave Food and Music Festival.

Arbor Youth Services

Every day, a young man or woman turns 18 and becomes homeless; and depending on the survey, Kentucky ranks either at or near the bottom nationally when it comes to Youth Homelessness.  Not surprisingly a good number of these young adults are struggling with opioid addiction.  In the latest installment of our series, the OA Chronicles, Independent producer Nadia Ramlagan takes us to  Arbor Youth Services, an emergency shelter for children located in downtown Lexington.

Family Fun Guide: 2018 Woodland Art Fair

Aug 13, 2018
Lexington Art League

The Lexington Art League's Mark Mozingo and Sarah Buckles with Lexington Parks and Recreation are here to preview this year's Woodland Art Fair.  WUKY is a sponsor of the event.

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Warren Nash Executive Director of the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Kentucky, and Mariam Gorjian, new Ventures Manager with the Center.   Their 2018 Entrepreneurs' Boot Camp kicks off  on August 30th.


Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green has the scoop on two long-time Kentucky-based companies making moves, plus an important transaction involving a certain hotel in downtown Lexington.

Alan Lytle

Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes is back to give details on two major projects happening in downtown Lexington.

Lexington Lion's Club

After a sizzling opening weekend the Lexington Lion's Club Bluegrass Fair begins a full week of family fun in Masterston Station Park.  We talk with Fair PR spokesman Rob Bolson about this year's entertainment.