Daily Archive: February 3, 2013

Feb 03

New Lexington Park Plans To Be Revealed

Downtown Lexington will be getting a bit of a facelift soon and Monday we’ll find out what that will look like.  The Development Authority Board will reveal the design for Town Branch Commons, a new park that will be built along McConnell Springs. 23 design firms submitted a plan and the committee has narrowed that …

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Feb 03

Firefighters Rescue Dog From Frozen Water

Firefighters in Boone County braved icy waters Sunday morning to rescue a dog from a frozen pond. Emergency workers in Florence were called out to help a husky named Ali who had fallen through the ice near the middle of the road. Crews couldn’t get to Ali using conventional means, so firefighters wearing ice-suits went …

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Feb 03

Man Arrested On Robbery And Drug Charges

A man asks a woman to use her phone, but ends up in jail. Police in Rockcastle County say Anthony Barnett asked a woman if he could use her phone because his car was broken down. Then, police say, Barnett stole a dozen video games from the woman while in her home. When she tried …

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Feb 03

Celebs, Babies And Beer: Its Super Bowl Ad Time

NEW YORK (AP) – It’s showtime. While the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens battle each other on the field during Super Bowl XLVII, advertisers will compete against each on advertising’s biggest stage. The stakes are high, with 30-second spots going for as much as $4 million this year. And more than 111 million …

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Feb 03

Three Arrested With Meth Lab

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department and Berea Police were called out to investigate a possible meth lab on Dog Wood Drive in Berea. Investigators found a one-step meth lab and arrested Ronald Seaborn, Jonathan Beard and Derek Campbell. They were taken to the Madison County Jail and charged with manufacturing meth.   Brought to you …

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Feb 03

Father, Two Sons, Taken to Hospital After Accident

An SUV collided with two tractor trailers Sunday morning on I-64. Four people were hospitalized, including a father and his two sons. Jeffrey Branch of Louisville is recovering at UK Hospital Sunday evening, police say, he and his family are lucky to be alive. A Ford Edge collided with two trailer trailers just after midnight. …

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Feb 03

Lights Out: Power Outage Stops Game At Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Power went out at the Superdome early in the third quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday with the Baltimore Ravens leading the San Francisco 49ers 28-6. The majority of lights failed shortly after Jacoby Jones returned the opening kickoff of the second half for a touchdown. There was 13:22 left …

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Feb 03

No. 9 Kentucky Beats No. 8 Oklahoma 4-3 in Marathon Match

In a match that lasted upwards of six hours on a bitter Sunday afternoon in Lexington, Ky., the No. 9 University of Kentucky men’s tennis team outlasted No. 8 Oklahoma by a score of 4-3, as the Wildcats improved to 6-0 on the season with the win. “It’s a big win for the boys,” UK …

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Feb 03

Ali’s Daughter: The Greatest Is OK, Watching Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Muhammad Ali’s daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl. May May Ali says she talked to her father Sunday morning on the phone and he was fine. She says he was watching the Super Bowl at home in …

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Feb 03

At Least Young Cats Are Winning

The basketball Cats improved to 15-6, 6-2 in Southeastern Conference play on Saturday night with a 72-68 overtime win over Texas A&M in College Station. Sure Kentucky turned the ball over 18 times.  Sure the Cats had just 3 steals.  And sure they let Elston Turner hit the jumper to send it to OT, but …

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