Kevin Willis

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.

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Kentucky State Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency are partnering together in an effort to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs.

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new study shows fewer Kentucky adults are delaying or skipping medical care because of cost concerns.


Thousands of tons of arsenic-contaminated material have been removed from a site in Ohio County.

The state dug up contaminated soil and replaced it with dirt and loose stones.


Western Kentucky University is hosting training sessions for faculty, staff and students who are interested in reaching out to members of the LGBT community.


The president of Western Kentucky University is announcing several initiatives following a pair of incidents on campus involving hate speech.

Gary Ransdell told faculty and staff in an email Tuesday that the school will create a President’s Committee on Diversity and Embracement.

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Gov. Matt Bevin is calling on Kentucky lawmakers to pass charter school legislation next year. Charters operate independently of many public school regulations, but receive taxpayer funding. They can be shut down if they don’t meet certain academic requirements.

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Governor Matt Bevin is laying out a conservative legislative agenda he hopes to see accomplished during the next General Assembly.  

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Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation declaring September 28th a “Day of Prayer Over Students Across Kentucky.”

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said Wednesday that his recent speech containing remarks about shedding blood was a warning against American apathy.


The president of Western Kentucky University is denouncing what he calls a pair of “cowardly” and “heinous” acts involving hate speech against African-Americans.