Lisa Autry

Lisa is a Scottsville native and WKU alum.  She has worked in radio as a news reporter and anchor for 18 years.  Prior to joining WKU Public Radio, she most recently worked at WHAS in Louisville and WLAC in Nashville.  She has received numerous awards from the Associated Press, including Best Reporter in Kentucky.  Many of her stories have been heard on NPR. 

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Two Campbellsville residents have been arrested for obtaining and distributing prescription drugs under false pretenses. Investigators say the pair illegally distributed more than a thousand Suboxone tablets. 

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A public school teacher in Warren County has launched a bid to unseat Kentucky State Senator Mike Wilson.  

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  Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking the General Assembly to consider legislation that would provide better protections to Kentuckians affected by a data breach.  The proposed changes to state law follow a major hacking at Equifax.

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A new poll shows the quality of food Kentucky residents put on their plates plays a major role in their health outcomes.

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Kentucky is seeing an increase in the number of government workers choosing to retire. According to the Kentucky Retirement Systems, retirements this month are up 37% over September of last year. 

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Some Kentucky lawmakers are telling public employees they shouldn’t do anything rash when it comes to their retirement decisions.

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Eastern Kentucky residents have access to more mental health providers than the rest of the state, but proportionately, there are fewer primary physicians in the Appalachian region.

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The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green knows a thing or two about natural disasters, having experienced a massive sinkhole in 2014. Now the museum is offering a hand to Florida residents trying to escape Hurricane Irma. 

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In a speech to the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club Wednesday, Timothy Caboni said the university must consider cutting things that are not part of its core mission.

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Western Kentucky University President Timothy Caboni says shoring up the state’s pension system is more than a political conversation. He says it has real implications for universities.

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