Daily Archive: July 4, 2018

Jul 04

Max Holloway out of UFC 226 title bout with concussion woes

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway’s representatives say he is dropping out of his title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 this weekend due to apparent concussion symptoms. Holloway’s management team announced the decision in a statement issued Wednesday night, three days before the bout. The UFC didn’t immediately confirm any changes to the penultimate …

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Jul 04

Georgia QB Jake Fromm breaks non-throwing hand, won't miss time

UGASports.com first reported Wednesday that Fromm suffered the injury in a freak boating accident Monday on Lake Burton in northeast Georgia. Smart termed the injury as “insignificant” and said that Fromm already had resumed throwing. As a true freshman last year, Fromm led Georgia to the SEC championship and an appearance in the College Football …

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Jul 04

Hot and muggy conditions continue into Thursday

Overview:  Hot and muggy conditions continue through Thursday, with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms possible late in the day. Our best chance for rain this week will be on Friday, as a cold front moves across the region. The weekend looks mostly sunny, warm, and less humid, with highs in the low to mid 80s. …

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Jul 04

Storms cause damage in Paintsville

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Storms that originated in West Virginia moved west across eastern Kentucky Wednesday night causing damage in Paintsville, according to officials. There were numerous reports of roofs blown off of homes and businesses, a church lost its steeple along with downed trees and power lines. Some of the damage occurred in downtown …

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Jul 04

Free supply giveaway Thursday for storm victims in Harlan County

HARLAN, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police and the Lowe’s in Corbin are giving away free supplies Thursday, July 5, to victims of last week’s flash flooding in Harlan County. The giveaway is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot of State Police Post 10 in Harlan, according to KSP. The Post 10 …

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Jul 04

Manhunt continues for man accused of murder in Franklin Co.

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The manhunt continues Wednesday for the man sheriff’s deputies believe murdered a woman in Franklin County. The Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Derek Garten is armed and dangerous and believed to be hiding out somewhere in or near Franklin County. Garten is wanted for the murder of 39-year-old Margaret Smith who was …

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Jul 04

Police: Mom drove over baby in car seat in apparent accident

CINCINNATI (AP) – Police near Cincinnati say the mother of a 10-month-old girl sat her down in a car seat on a driveway and then apparently forgot she was there and backed a vehicle over the child, who later died. Police say it appears to be a tragic accident that occurred midday Tuesday in Union …

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Jul 04

Rest of Bardstown distillery collapses

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – The remaining section of a warehouse that partially collapsed last month, spilling thousands of barrels of bourbon, has come down. It happened Wednesday at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown. Last month, part of the warehouse collapsed, spilling around 9,000 barrels of bourbon. It was believed there were 11,000 barrels remaining …

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Jul 04

'Riverdale' star hits back at body bullies

“Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart is trying to help her Twitter followers understand body dysmorphic disorder. In a series of tweets, the actress wrote that she was upset by critics who have told her that she has no right to feel self-conscious about her appearance. Reinhart responded by tweeting: “I’m either not curvy enough or not …

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Jul 04

'Riverdale' star explains body dysmorphic disorder to critics

“Riverdale” star Lili Reinhart is trying to help her Twitter followers understand body dysmorphic disorder. In a series of tweets, the actress wrote that she was upset by critics who have told her that she has no right to feel self-conscious about her appearance. Reinhart responded by tweeting: “I’m either not curvy enough or not …

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