Daily Archive: May 12, 2016

May 12

Manhole spewing sewage won’t be fixed till 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Rain, like tonight’s, is a concern to people living along Stephen Foster Drive in Lexington. Neighbors like Anna Taylor say a  manhole behind her house spews sewage every time Lexington gets a big rain. She’s stopped complaining, saying the city never completely fixes the problem, but just recaps the manhole. When …

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May 12

Mostly sunny and pleasant for Friday

Overview: Pleasant temperatures and more sunshine will return for Friday, with a high temperature of 72 degrees. Another cold front will move through the region Friday night into Saturday morning, bringing another chance for rain showers for the first half of your Saturday. Much cooler air returns for the weekend, with a high of 60 …

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May 12

Bill Clinton Surprises Guests at Lexington’s Thursday Night Live

It’s not everyday you see Bill Clinton rocking out to Fleetwood Mac in the Lexington 5/3 Bank Pavilion. Lexington democrat Randy Morton says, “He’s actually a lot shorter. I pictured him being taller.” It was welcome surprise for even republicans like Bill Gibson, owner of the local Salsarita’s. Gibson says, “I thought it was great …

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May 12

UK softball falls 3-1 to LSU in SEC Tournament

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 11 Kentucky softball team was eliminated from the 2016 Southeastern Conference Softball Tournament on Friday afternoon, suffering a 3-0 loss to the No. 13 LSU Tigers at Nusz Park in Starkville, Miss. Kentucky will now await its NCAA Tournament fate on Sunday night at 10 p.m. ET, when the NCAA …

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May 12

UK Football adds Matt House to staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Matt House, a former defensive coordinator at Florida International and Pittsburgh who has spent the better part of two decades coaching in Division I football or the National Football League, has joined Mark Stoops’ staff at Kentucky as inside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator, it was announced Thursday. “I’m very excited to …

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May 12

Shepherdsville bans smoking in vehicles with children inside

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A new ordinance goes into effect May 16 in Shepherdsville that bans smoking in vehicles with children inside. The ordinance covers children up to 18-years old. The measure is a secondary offense, which means that smoking in a vehicle with children inside can’t be the only reason a law enforcement officer …

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May 12

Man accused of pulling gun during argument over parking spot

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Georgia man was arrested Thursday in Laurel County after reportedly pulling a gun on a truck driver during an argument over a parking spot, according to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators say 39-year old Cornelius Dixon, of Fayetteville, Georgia, was charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree and lodged in …

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May 12

PLD’s Darius Williams signs with NE Mississippi

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – It was a big day for a local basketball star at Paul Laurence Dunbar. A crowd of family, friends and teammates got together to celebrate PLD’s Darius Williams as he made his big college announcement. The Dunbar guard will be headed to Northeast Mississippi to join the Tigers. Check out the …

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May 12

Beshear appoints special prosecutor for Longmeyer case

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the case against his former deputy. Former Deputy Attorney General Tim Longmeyer pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge last month. Last week, Beshear announced he would file state charges against Longmeyer. At first, Beshear said he would prosecute …

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May 12

“Bam Bam” Adebayo

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Coach Cal raved about his incoming group of Cats during his meeting with local media this week. Wenyen Gabriel and Sacha Killeya-Jones, De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk are really solid players with some legitimate talent. Then there was one description left…the beast of the crop. Edrice “Bam” Adebayo. What’s he bring …

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