WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.


American Animals tells the story of four friends who conspire to pull off a heist. Transylvania librarian Betty Jean Gooch found herself in middle of it. Hear the full story.


This week on the Family Fun Guide WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Michelle Franzetti, marketing director with Lexington Parks and Recreation.  Among the new programs offered this summer include Fairway Flicks, a series of family movie screenings at city-owned golf courses.

Smiley Pete Publishing

The week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes about some recent headlines including a new location for Cosmic Charlies Music Club, new owners for Alfalfa Restaurant in downtown Lexington, plus the end of an era coming for a popular "mom and pop" hardware store in Chevy Chase.


This summer we're putting political chat on the back burner and focusing on fun things to do throughout Central Kentucky.  This week our suggestions come from VisitLex President Mary Quinn Ramer.

VisitLex Has Big Plans For New Visitor Center

Jun 11, 2018

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with VisitLex President Mary Quinn Ramer about the group's new Visitor Center now open inside the renovated Old Courthouse Square in downtown Lexington.  The official grand opening takes place Thursday June 14th.

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Every 25 minutes a baby is born suffering from opioid withdrawal; that’s according to a report recently released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Associated Press

The primary election is less than 24 hours away.  Kentucky's Secretary of State has projected around 30% of the state's registered voters will cast a ballot, a number much higher than in 2015 when only 12% of the electorate showed up to the polls.  What could all this mean for the candidates for office?  We put that question to Kentucky Gazette Editor and Publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock.

Commerce Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Karen Hill about the organization's recent leadership visit to Boise, Idaho.

Alan Lytle / WUKY

Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock has been following the money that Lexington's mayoral candidates have been raising for their respective campaigns.  She talks about her findings with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Karyn Czar

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Alltech's Susanna Elliott about the company's 34th annual ONE Ideas Conference kicking off this weekend in downtown Lexington.