Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 30

Solid Blue fans react to the death of Ed Davender

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) –  Solid Blue fans continue to mourn the loss of a former Kentucky Wildcat basketball player. Ed Davender died Friday, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. Davender had a heart attack a few days ago. The 49-year-old was with the Wildcats from 1984-1988, and was the team’s 11th all-time leading scorer. Davender had …

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Apr 30

Kentucky War Hero Honored in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, KY (WTVQ)- A Kentucky war hero was honored this afternoon. Lieutenant Presley O’Bannon led a US marine raid to free American citizens held by Barbary pirates off the coast of North Africa in 1805. Today in Frankfort, a special ceremony for the marine who is from Logan county. Lieutenant O’Bannon’s relative James O’Bannon says, …

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Apr 30

UK’s Josh Forrest selected in the 6th round

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Apr 30

The fight isn’t over on HWY 151 truck ban

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Tom Isaac’s front yard looks like a wreck. He says, “I don’t like it, it’s not very pretty.” That’s because a truck blew through his fence two and a half months ago, but that’s not the first time something like this has happened. “Probably a dozen since we’ve been here.” …

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Apr 30

Why post position matters

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Apr 30

Nyquist arrives at Churchill Downs

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Apr 30

Hunter Hayes rock Alltech Arena at The Kentucky Horse Park

Country singer Hunter Hayes took to the stage in Alltech Arena at The Kentucky Horse Park tonight as part of the Rolex 3-Day Event.  All photos by Steve France. Hunter Hayes at Kentucky Horse Park The post Hunter Hayes rock Alltech Arena at The Kentucky Horse Park appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to …

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Apr 30

The Soggy Saga Continues

Moderate to heavy rainfall saturated the Bluegrass Saturday evening, but central Kentucky is now under scattered, light showers this morning. This afternoon, we will see the return of moderate to heavy rainfall with thunderstorms across most of the state for midday with reoccurrences possible through the evening. This afternoon will get much warmer than yesterdays …

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Apr 30

“151 Group” reacts to state’s semi-truck ban on HWY 151

ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – ABC 36 News caught up with Tom Isaac, the spokesman of the “151 Group”, which represents more than 200 residents who live along Highway 151, also known as Graefenburg Road, in Franklin and Anderson counties. They’ve been petitioning the state since last fall. And for Isaac it’s personal. He’s had …

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Apr 30

KSP: Clay County man arrested after shooting girlfriend

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police arrested a Clay County man accused of shooting his girlfriend during a domestic dispute. It happened on Skull Branch Road, just after 12:30 a.m. Troopers say Samuel Cornett, 52, shot his girlfriend, Alisha Tye, 35. They are both from Manchester. During the dispute, Tye ran to a …

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