Daily Archive: June 3, 2018

Jun 03

“It’s walking a thin line.”

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) – The Belmont is now under one week away. What is the number one question on everyone’s mind? Can anyone beat Justify? How about Free Drop Billy? He finished 16th in Derby, but did well leading up to the big race including finished third out at Keeneland for the Bluegrass Stakes. Free …

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Jun 03

Madison Central outlasts Scott County to win 11th Region Title

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Scott County and Madison Central aren’t just two of the best teams in the 11th Region, they’re two of the best teams in the state. On Sunday, they squared off for the 11th Region Tournament Title as well as a trip to the state tournament. It looked as though Madison Central …

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Jun 03

Rockcastle County outlasts Danville, 3-0

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky (WTVQ) – If you were looking for a high scoring game, the 12th Region Semifinal between Rockcastle County and Danville was not the place to find it. The game turned out to be a pitchers’ duel with runs not being scored until later in the game. The Rockets hold on to beat the …

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Jun 03

Stetson, Washington, Minnesota going to 1st super regionals

The Stetson Hatters use the hashtag “OmaHats” on their baseball Twitter account, a nod to the city that’s home to the College World Series. The Hatters from DeLand, Florida, are a step closer to Omaha, Nebraska, after sweeping through their regional in the NCAA Tournament and extending their win streak to a school-record 18 games. …

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Jun 03

Community throws Police Chief a surprise party

STAMPING GROUND, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Stamping Ground Police Chief thought he was going to breakup a drug deal when he got a special surprise. Police Chief Roger Nowakowski was treated to a surprise party, thanking him for for his service. Organizers say they’ve been planning this for about two months. Almost the entire town, …

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Jun 03

Eric Conn to be in Lexington court Monday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The lawyer accused of stealing more than a half a billion dollars from the U.S. Government, will face a federal judge Monday. Eric Conn was arrested at a Pizza Hut in Honduras back in December after he fled the country before his sentencing. Conn was set to be sentenced back in July after …

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Jun 03

LGBTQ historical markers revealed

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The first historical markers to recognize Kentucky’s LGBTQ history were revealed Sunday. One of the markers, outside the bar complex on Main Street, recognizes the site as the oldest continuous LGBTQ gathering place in Kentucky, going back as far as 1939. It’s where the first lesbian couple in the US, who …

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Jun 03

Lexington PD to hold Summer Safety Fair

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Lexington Police Department is talking about safety this week. They’re inviting everyone to this year’s Summer Safety Fair. Safety, health and community organizations will gather this Saturday at the Safety City Center on Harry Sykes Way to share resources, health and safety tips for families to get the summer started right. Lexington …

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Jun 03

Ky lawmakers to meet this week to address school safety

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lawmakers in Kentucky are hoping to start taking action to keep schools safe this week. The school safety working group will have its first meeting Monday at 1 pm in Frankfort. The bi partisan group will set dates for future meetings about school safety. The group consists of ten state lawmakers including …

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Jun 03

Man identified in Laurel Lake Drowning

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Whitley County Coroner has released the name of the Lexington man who drowned Saturday at Laurel Lake Spillway Beach. His was 42 year-old Alfonso Sanchez-Gonzalez. Fish and Wildlife investigator Chris Meadow tells ABC 36 he was swimming at the Spillway Beach. Family and friends told Meadow they saw him …

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