Tom Magliozzi, one half of NPR's legendary Car Talk duo, passed away on Monday at the age of 77. Friends and colleagues are remembering his unique and unforgettable contribution to a public radio institution.

Below you'll find links to stories and thoughts on his passing.

For biographies, hilarious quotes, and images of Tom at CarTalk.org.

WUKY has a special fundraising message from the crew behind the NPR news quiz Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Get ready for some very special guests, including a large agreeable bear, a little leaguer with a wicked swing, and the new WWDTM intern, Snuffles the cat.

2014 Fall Fund Drive

Oct 3, 2014

Thank you to everyone who contributed during our Fall Fund Drive! With your help, WUKY has a bright future ahead.

If you didn't get a chance to give, you can still donate online.

Every dollar makes a difference.

And thanks again!

The 36th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be held on September 12 and September 13 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington.

There's plenty of controversy surrounding the Common Core, a new set of education standards adopted by most states. Getting less attention is what the standards actually say, and the fact that many teachers like them. 


Jun 30, 2014

From Paste Magazine:

With online listening and the I Heart Radio movement, you can hear most radio stations anywhere you can get wifi. But if you’re typically wired to your Spotify playlist on road trips, we’ve done the tuning for you—here are 10 listener-supported radio stations with consistently great programming, great hosts, and even some local flavor.

Check out WUKY ranked #7! Read the full article.

After a brief hiatus, DeBraun Thomas brings back the 'Funk' to Lexington -- this time on WUKY. The "Crunkadelic Funk Show" hits the airwaves beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday, May 3.

LexArts Hop

Apr 17, 2014

LexArts Hop is Friday, April 18 from 5 to 8 pm.

The event is a self-guided tour of the visual arts in downtown Lexington, KY. Patrons begin at any location and visit as many or as few participating venues as they would like. Each site presents an exciting new exhibit for each Hop and, thanks to the generosity of many, admission is always free.

Along the Hop, patrons are also able to board the Trolley and travel to their next stop, free of charge, courtesy of LexTran. Trolley stops are marked on the map in this brochure.