StoryCorps

WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

STORYCORPS: Local Restaurant Owner Welcomed No-Smoking Ordinance

L to R: Lexington restaurant owner Joe Bologna, and former Urban County Councilman Willie Fogle
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

As we mark ten years of Lexington's No-Smoking ordinance a local restaurant owner believes he was the first to put in a no-smoking section.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

STORYCORPS: Mayors Take Unpopular Stand For Future Generations

Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney and former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Former Lexington Mayor Teresa Isaac and Georgetown Mayor Everette Varney recall their sometimes unpopular stances on no-smoking ordinances.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu March 13, 2014

STORYCORPS: Northern Kentucky Advocate Discovers The Power Of The Pen

Smoke-free advocates Denny Nafus and Betsy Janes
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week meet a Northern Kentuckian who launched a letter writing campaign for no-smoking ordinances across the state.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 23, 2014

STORYCORPS: Two Early Supporters Of Lexington's Historic No-Smoking Ordinance

L To R, Lexingtonian Kathy Tabb, and former Urban County Councilman Dr. David Stevens
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week we hear from cancer survivor Kathy Tabb, and Dr. David Stevens, two early supporters of Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 16, 2014

STORYCORPS: Passing Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance

John Poundstone (L) and Charlie Gorton (R) were two Fayette County Health Dept. Officials involved in the passage of Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance 10 years ago.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Two former officials with the Fayette Co. Health Department talk about their involvement with Lexington's historic No-Smoking Ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu January 9, 2014

STORYCORPS: Confronting Social/Cultural Barriers To Smoke-Free Ordinances

Jim Rousey (L) recently retired from the Madison County Health Department, Scott Lockard (R) is Public Health Director for Winchester/Clark County.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Public Health Directors Jim Rousey and Scott Lockard were responsible for championing smoke-free policies in their respective communities.

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WUKY In Depth
6:30 am
Thu December 19, 2013

STORYCORPS: Meet The "Little Girl" Who Helped Frankfort Go Smoke-Free

Frankfort residents Elizabeth and Lisa Wood talked about the eventual passage of Frankfort's no-smoking ordinance during a recent visit to the StoryCorps booth.
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Frankfort residents Lisa and Elizabeth Wood recall what it took to pass a no-smoking ordinance in the Capital City.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Smoke-Free Policies Spread To Kentucky Campuses

Former UK President Lee Todd and Former Lexington Police Chief Anthany Beatty recalled the effort to make UK a tobacco-free campus
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

Former UK Pres. Lee Todd and Former Lex. Police Chief Anthany Beatty meet up in the StoryCorps booth to discuss taking UK tobacco-free.

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WUKY In Depth
8:45 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Outgoing Vice Mayor And Local Restaurant Owner Discuss 10 Year Old Smoking Ban

Restaurant owner Rob Ramsey and Vice Mayor Linda Gorton discuss their roles in the landmark passage of Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance.
Credit Smoke Free Coalition

Vice Mayor Linda Gorton and Restaurant owner Rob Ramsey discuss how they view Lexington's No-Smoking Ordinance 10 years later.

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Local/Regional News
5:12 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

StoryCorps Spotlights Lexington's Smoking Ban

LEXINGTON, Ky. - StoryCorps, a nonprofit that collects oral histories for air on public radio and for archive in the Library of Congress, wrapped up a three day visit to Lexington Tuesday.

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