Daily Archive: March 25, 2017

Mar 25

Setting the Stage: UK vs. UNC preview

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – No. 2 Kentucky (32-5) vs. No. 1 North Carolina (30-7) South Regional final, 5:05 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: No NCAA Tournament game has ever featured so much history as this regional final. North Carolina and Kentucky have combined for 244 tournament wins with this Kentucky’s 56th NCAA berth, ahead of only …

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Mar 25

U.S. airstrike kills senior al Qaeda leader, Pentagon says

An American counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last weekend in eastern Afghanistan killed a senior al Qaeda leader named Qari Yasin, the Pentagon announced Saturday. Yasin is responsible for plotting a number of high-profile al Qaeda terror attacks, including the 2008 bombing of a Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, and a 2009 bombing that targeted a bus …

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Mar 25

Bat Cats off to best SEC start since 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky is off to its best start in Southeastern Conference play in five years, shutting down No. 11 Ole Miss for the second consecutive day with a 4-1 victory and second straight series win. The Wildcats join the 2012 club with the best league starts in 25 years since the 1992 team …

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Mar 25

Softball Cats sweep Arkansas with day of wins

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 17 Kentucky softball team swept a Saturday doubleheader with the No. 22 Arkansas Razorbacks at John Cropp Stadium to sweep the series and pick up two more wins over top-25 teams. In game one, it was a slugfest, with each team taking a lead, losing it and then re-gaining it …

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Mar 25

EKU Football scrimmage recap

RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team held its first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. “It’s what we expected from practice number six and the first scrimmage of the spring,” head coach Mark Elder said.  “Some good and some bad, some ups and some downs.  There was a …

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Mar 25

St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway tickets now on sale

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Raffle tickets are on sale for a chance to win a custom-built $400,000 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway House in Lexington. The Dream Home is in the Tuscany neighborhood of Lexington, located at 2425 Pascoli Place in Hamburg near the new Whitaker Family YMCA. The dream home is being built by …

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Mar 25

Volunteers in Corbin do some spring cleaning

CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ)-People enjoyed the weather Saturday in Corbin. Volunteers did some spring cleaning on Highway 90 leading to Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Volunteers enjoyed some sunshine, helped clean the park, and in return, they got a free lunch and were entered in a drawing for door prizes. The post Volunteers in Corbin do …

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Mar 25

Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday. The violence erupted when the march of about 2,000 people at Bolsa Chica State Beach reached a group of about 30 counter-protesters, some of whom began spraying the …

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Mar 25

After health care failure, tax reform the next big item on Trump's legislative agenda

The morning after President Donald Trump failed to deliver on his campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, he reassured the country a new plan will be on the way. “ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE. Do not worry!” Trump tweeted. Vice …

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Mar 25

Lexington armed robbery suspect caught in Mississippi

YAZOO CITY, Ms. (WTVQ)-A man wanted for two armed robberies in October has been caught in Mississippi. Lexington police say 23-year-old Orlando Wright was arrested Friday in his hometown Yazoo City, Mississippi. He has been charged there with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Lexington police have two robbery warrants for Wright …

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