Brenna Angel http://wuky.org en Drive-Ins Soon Face Hollywood's Digital Switch http://wuky.org/post/drive-ins-face-hollywoods-digital-switch Pull into the <a href="http://thebourbondrivein.com/" target="_blank">Bourbon Drive-In</a> just off U.S. Highway 68 near Paris, Ky., and it's like stepping back in time. Patricia and Lanny Earlywine own the 7-acre drive-in. It's been connected to the family since the theater opened in 1956. Even the popcorn machine is original.<p>"To do a drive-in, it sort of gets in your blood. You have to love it," Patricia says.<p>At one point there were more than 4,000 drive-in movie theaters across the country. Now there are fewer than 400. Thu, 30 May 2013 20:33:00 +0000 Brenna Angel 32307 at http://wuky.org Drive-Ins Soon Face Hollywood's Digital Switch Shaker Steps Video Blog Lands KET Show http://wuky.org/post/shaker-steps-video-blog-lands-ket-show <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -&nbsp; Music videos featuring central Kentucky musicians will be the focus of a new television show coming to KET. The producers of the online video blog <a href="http://www.shakersteps.com" target="_blank">Shaker Steps</a> have been approved to produce 13 episodes that will begin airing this fall. Wed, 29 May 2013 20:17:00 +0000 Brenna Angel 32239 at http://wuky.org Shaker Steps Video Blog Lands KET Show Collection Rate Down for LEXserv Fees http://wuky.org/post/collection-rate-down-lexserv-fees <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The city of Lexington is losing out on millions of dollars in water quality, sanitary sewer, and landfill fees because some residents aren’t paying their monthly LEXserv bills. Thu, 23 May 2013 11:17:25 +0000 Brenna Angel 31939 at http://wuky.org Collection Rate Down for LEXserv Fees Appalachian College Students Look for Job Opportunities Beyond Coal http://wuky.org/post/appalachian-college-students-look-job-opportunities-beyond-coal <p>PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Colleges and universities in central Appalachia are struggling to retain students. Roughly half the freshmen at the University of Pikeville don’t come back the following year. For the students who stay, many wonder if there will be jobs available in a region that for decades relied on coal mining as its primary industry.</p><p>“We feel like if you can teach them in the mountains, train them in the mountains, they’ll stay in the mountains,” says James Hurley, President-elect of the University of Pikeville.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 11:31:16 +0000 Brenna Angel 31658 at http://wuky.org Appalachian College Students Look for Job Opportunities Beyond Coal Appalachian Colleges Struggling to Keep Students http://wuky.org/post/appalachian-colleges-struggling-keep-students <p>PIKEVILLE, Ky. - For a lot of college students, summer is a chance to kick back and relax-- maybe do an internship -- before resuming classes in the fall. But some students in Appalachia won’t be returning to campus next August, at least not at the school where they originally enrolled.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 17:03:19 +0000 Brenna Angel 31553 at http://wuky.org Appalachian Colleges Struggling to Keep Students Remains Reinterred at Eastern State Hospital Cemetery http://wuky.org/post/remains-reinterred-eastern-state-hospital-cemetery <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - After two years of analysis by the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, the remains of 178 people have been placed back in the ground at the Eastern State Hospital cemetery. Wed, 15 May 2013 10:25:25 +0000 Brenna Angel 31534 at http://wuky.org Remains Reinterred at Eastern State Hospital Cemetery Downtown Parking Garage Reopens, Has New Name http://wuky.org/post/downtown-parking-garage-reopens-has-new-name <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A downtown Lexington parking structure formerly known as the Annex Garage reopened to the public on Monday after an eight month renovation. Tue, 07 May 2013 15:39:55 +0000 Brenna Angel 31126 at http://wuky.org Downtown Parking Garage Reopens, Has New Name Eastern State Hospital Move Delayed; Hospital and Community College to Share Site http://wuky.org/post/eastern-state-hospital-move-delayed-hospital-and-community-college-share-site <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A delay in moving Eastern State Hospital to its new facility in Lexington is causing headaches for officials at Bluegrass Community &amp; Technical College. Fri, 03 May 2013 20:06:26 +0000 Brenna Angel 30997 at http://wuky.org Eastern State Hospital Move Delayed; Hospital and Community College to Share Site Public Sees Details of Town Branch Commons Proposal http://wuky.org/post/public-sees-details-town-branch-commons-proposal <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Four connected zones would make up Lexington’s Town Branch Commons in a downtown greenspace proposal that was unveiled at a public meeting Wednesday. Thu, 02 May 2013 23:25:43 +0000 Brenna Angel 30953 at http://wuky.org Public Sees Details of Town Branch Commons Proposal Crews and Kay to Run for Kentucky's 56th District http://wuky.org/post/crews-and-kay-run-kentuckys-56th-district <p>VERSAILLES, Ky. - Republicans hold the majority in the Kentucky state Senate and they’re looking to gain control in the House, where Democrats outnumber the GOP 55-45.</p><p>A Woodford County resident says that shift starts with him being elected to the 56<sup>th</sup> District. Wed, 01 May 2013 12:02:31 +0000 Brenna Angel 30853 at http://wuky.org Crews and Kay to Run for Kentucky's 56th District