Daily Archive: April 5, 2018

Apr 05

Doctor receives grant, supplies county with overdose-reversing drug

WILMORE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The U.S. Surgeon General wants people to have more naloxone, an overdose-reversing drug, also known as Narcan. A doctor in Wilmore is taking that suggestion to heart. Dr. John McDaniel owns Sim’s Drug store, a staple in the Wilmore community for over 135 years. Recently, he was given nearly $70 thousand …

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Apr 05

“We hit a plateau.”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The quarterback position takes heat when things go wrong and typically gets praised when everything looks good. The rough scrimmage for the football Cats last Saturday resulted in some QB negativity. Thursday at practice was a different story. Gunnar Hoak took the first reps; Terry Wilson next then Danny Clark. It’s …

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Apr 05

UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled, missing man found safe

UPDATE:  11:12 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018: Lexington Police cancelled a Golden Alert for a missing man after he was found safe late Thursday night.   Original story below: LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Lexington Police Department issued a Golden Alert Thursday night for a missing Lexington man who has Autism. Police say 27-year-old Jeremy …

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Apr 05

KU and LG&E crews due back from Puerto Rico Friday

LEXINTGON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric crews are scheduled to arrive back in Kentucky Friday afternoon after helping restore power in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.  Around 30 linemen, who were part of a second group to travel to the island, helped restore power after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 storm, hit the …

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Apr 05

Dana White: Conor McGregor '100 percent' returning to UFC this year

Speaking at a UFC news conference on Wednesday, White definitively said the promotion’s biggest star will return at some point this year. “Conor is coming back this year, 100 percent. He will fight this year,” White said. McGregor (21-3) hasn’t fought in the UFC since November 2016. He took a hiatus from the Octagon to …

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Apr 05

High-speed internet in jeopardy without state funding, companies warn

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Private companies building a 3,000-mile high-speed internet network in Kentucky are warning the project will fall apart if state lawmakers don’t provide funding for it as part of the two-year operating budge. State lawmakers sent the spending plan to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin last week. It does not include money needed …

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Apr 05

Boil water advisory for Estill County

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Estill County Water district has issued a boil water advisory. Customers in these areas are effected: All Sugar Hollow Road, Wagersville Road, Jakes Heavenly Hwy, Murphy’s Ford to 6800 Red Lick Rd, Noland Hill, All McKee Road, Doe Creek, Little Doe Creek, Middle Fork, Old Landing, Barnes Mountain ends at …

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Apr 05

UPDATE: Arrest made in recent Lexington murder

UPDATE: 4/5/2018 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An arrest has been made in the Trent Circle homicide investigation, according to Lexington Police. Officers say they arrested 24-year-old Steven Young Thursday. Police say he is charged with murder and is currently lodged in the Fayette County Detention Center. – UPDATE 3/19/18 2:00 PM–Lexington police are now treating a …

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Apr 05

Vapor emission at Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)- Chemical crews are no longer monitoring a storage unit after a vapor emission was detected last month at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to the U.S. Army. The depot says crews detected a vapor emission in a storage unit that contained nerve agent-filled munitions on March 15, 2018. Crews …

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Apr 05

Two-time cancer survivor celebrates anniversary as original Walmart employee

PARIS, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Walmart in Paris, KY turned 35 years old Thursday, and one of the associates has been there from the start. Associate Sharon Davis was hired on February 28, 1983. “I was a part of the store set up team,” she said. Applying for the job is much different now than it …

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