Lisa Autry (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

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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  A non-profit based in Louisville is recruiting Kentucky’s World War Two veterans for a special trip to Washington D.C. 

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Health care providers in Kentucky have a new tool to gauge how their prescribing patterns compare with their peers.  The state has launched a Prescriber Report Card that’s aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse.

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Kentucky counties that purchase power from the Tennessee Valley Authority--or have TVA property--could get a new infusion of money in the next state budget.

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The neighbor of U.S. Senator Rand Paul has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of assaulting a member of Congress.  Rene Boucher was in federal court in Bowling Green on Friday for arraignment. 

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Attorney General Beshear is suing AmerisourceBergen for what he alleges are deceptive business practices that have flooded the commonwealth with opioids.


A greeting card manufacturer says it will close its plant in Nelson County early next year, laying off about 450 workers.

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  The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky spent six figures lobbying members of the General Assembly just in the first month of the 2018 session.  Their efforts are bearing some fruit.

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Law enforcement agencies in Kentucky say their resources are being strained by a rash of threats against schools following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

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Following the death of its embattled former leader, Union County has a new judge-executive.

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Faced with the prospect of another government shutdown over spending, Kentucky’s junior U.S. Senator said there should be consequences for missed deadlines.