Daily Archive: March 26, 2012

Mar 26

Calipari’s message to Solid Blue fans

Kentucky coach John Calipari doesn’t want Solid Blue fans getting too worked up about playing Louisville in the Final Four. LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky and Louisville have never before met in the Final Four. John Calipari, as futile as it will likely be, is telling Solid Blue fans to not get too worked up about …

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Mar 26

Businesses make preparations for Final Four

It’s always a big deal in Kentucky when UK makes the Final Four, but playing Louisville takes the excitement to a whole new level this year. With that huge game coming up Saturday many Lexington businesses have already started getting ready, and for those along Limestone near the UK campus, this is the calm before …

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Mar 26

Heading to the Final Four? Check here first!

     "Don’t let your excitement to follow your favorite teams, cloud your good judgement," explains Heather Clary with the Better Business Bureau of Central and Eastern Kentucky.      $310.  $1,100.  $2,200.  Those are just some of the ticket prices you can find online to watch the Kentucky Wildcats take on the Louisville Cardinals in the …

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Mar 26

Tornado Victim Released From Hospital

The woman who lost her legs, while saving her kids, is out of the hospital. Stephanie Decker is from Frankfort, but she lives now in Henryville, Indiana. She saved her eight-year-old son and five-year-old daughter, by lying on top of them, when the tornado hit March second. Doctors say she could have prosthetic legs in …

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Mar 26

Cold Night, but It Will Warm Up

There are Frost Advisories up for a lot of the area tonight. Frost Advisories usually aren’t issued in March because the growing season really hasn’t gotten going yet in most years…however, this isn’t most years! The lows tonight seem awfully cold in the mid 30′s, but they’re only about 5 degrees below normal. It’s the …

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Mar 26

Louisville’s Smith Only Opponent To Score 30 On Cats This Season

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville guard Russ Smith is the offensive catalyst who plays entirely by feel – often frustrating coach Rick Pitino. Yet, Pitino knows he can’t win without his frenetic playmaker. The sophomore is averaging 13.3 points in the NCAA tournament and his play will be pivotal when Louisville faces Kentucky in Saturday’s …

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Mar 26

"Close Shave" For Hoosier Fan

An Indiana Hoosier fan lost a bet — and his hair — while an entire school watched. Chad Carpenter is assistant principal of Crawford Middle School in Lexington. He’s from Indiana, and vowed to shave his head if Kentucky beat IU in an NCAA game last week. And since Kentucky won, on Monday, his head …

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Mar 26

Man forced to shave his head after doubting UK

A middle school assistant principal decides to bet on the University of Kentucky versus Indiana University basketball game and ends up with a hair cut. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 26

FEMA offers advice on storm shelters

Since FEMA workers set up shop inside the London Lowe’s store last week, they estimated they’ve talked to nearly 700 people about the importance of being storm-ready. They say they’re trying to help people prepare for the next big storm. FEMA workers are distributing information about building storm shelter rooms as strong as they can …

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Mar 26

BBB Warning: Beware of Final Four Ticket Scams

If you’re heading to New Orleans to watch the Kentucky Wildcats play in the Final Four, buyer beware! The Better Business Bureau of Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning basketball fans to use extra caution when trying to get their paws on those game tickets. The BBB recommends using a credit card and secure websites …

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