Courtenay Tucker

Courtenay is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

A Kentucky Derby horse you may want in your corner

A local celebrity will be making his way to Churchill Downs soon, and his jockey and owners are all invited. As WUFT-FM’s Courtenay Tucker reports, an unexpected spot in the Kentucky Derby may not be the last surprise Toby’s Corner has in store. [audio:]

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Casey Anthony trial draws huge media interest

The disappearance of Caylee Anthony went unreported for an entire month by her mother Casey in 2008. Now, the Orlando native is charged with first degree murder of her daughter, whose cause of death has not been determined. As Anthony’s trial quickly approaches, more and more media outlets have been …

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Alachua County schools target kids eating habits

Some people say obstacles——others might say excuses, but when it comes to eating well, many agree bad habits start at an early age. As Florida’s 89-point one Courtenay Tucker reports, Alachua County schools want to expose kids to fresh food now, with an eye on their future health: [audio:]

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Duval Elementary gets a new look

Students at Duval Elementary in Gainesville received a special surprise this morning. As Florida’s WUFT-FM’S Courtenay Tucker reports, the work of a student organization brought five months of extensive planning to life. [audio:]

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Bringing back the fragrance of roses

If you’ve ever wondered why a sweet smell isn’t emanating from the fresh bouquet of roses sitting on your counter, then you’re not alone. As WUFT’s Courtenay Tucker reports, local researchers believe they found the fix. [audio:]

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