Author: WNKY Staff

Rescan Day is Coming Friday, October 18

WNKY 40 will be implementing a new antenna and transmitter to bring you a stronger and more reliable broadcast signal. Below you will find steps that will help you prepare for Rescan Day on Friday, October 18 after Midnight. Cable & Satellite Viewers Viewers who enjoy WNKY 40 programming via cable and satellite providers will not need to rescan. Your…

Hometown Rising first of three weekend events in Louisville Trifesta

Hometown Rising Photo 1Hometown Rising Photo 2Hometown Rising Photo 3Hometown Rising Photo 4Hometown-Rising-Photo-5 LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hometown Rising, a country music and bourbon festival, debuted Saturday and Sunday at Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. Country music superstars Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Tim McGraw and many others performed combining two cultural cornerstones…

GM employees expected to strike at midnight

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Negotiations have stalled between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union, and if an agreement can’t be reached, GM workers nationwide will strike at midnight. “We presented a strong offer that improves wages, benefits and grows U.S. jobs in substantive ways and it is disappointing that the UAW leadership has chosen to strike at midnight…

6-year-old leads charge for “Little Green Army Women”

(NBC News/WBRE) A Pennsylvania toymaker is bringing equity to an old-fashioned plaything, thanks in part to an observant 6-year-old girl. Little green army men are a best-seller for BMC Toys out of Scranton, and they happen to be the toy of choice for Vivian Lord from Little Rock, Arkansas. One day Vivian noticed that none of the little green figurines…

Arizona fugitives captured

(KPNX) Blane and Susan Barksdale are no longer on the run. Officials with the U.S. Marshals said the husband and wife who escaped a prison transport on August 26 were captured Wednesday night in Arizona’s Tonto Basin area near Roosevelt Lake. United States Marshal David Gonzales said hundreds of leads were chased by multiple Arizona law enforcement agencies for more…

Paddling with a purpose

(KING) The members of the Pacific Northwest canoe team “Wahine o Wakinekona” or “Women of Washington” are preparing for a race described as the world championship of canoe paddling. “We’re preparing for the Na Wahine o Ke Kai, one of the biggest distance outrigger canoe races. It’s one of the most challenging races because the conditions are really tough,” said…

House moves closer to impeachment

(NBC News) The House Judiciary Committee has given itself more tools to investigate President Trump, edging closer to possible impeachment. The committee passed a vote Thursday, along party lines, adopting rules and procedures for future impeachment hearings. “The conduct under investigation poses a threat to our democracy. We have an obligation to respond to this threat,” committee chairman Rep. Jerry…