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Lexington’s ‘Horse Mania’ sculptures vandalized

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — “Horse Mania” is back for the first time since 2010, but organizers are receiving reports that the works of art are being vandalized. LexArts, the organizers of the event, received reports of individuals sitting on the large, hand-painted sculptures. According to LexArts,...
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Final plea in meth conspiracy

The final defendant in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy case has entered a guilty plea. According to reports, on June 17, 38 year-old Ned Davis of Paintsville, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense. Davon Blackford, 41, of Lexington and Megan Stacy, 28 Swamp Branch have also pleaded guily to the same charge. Between March 2021 and Dec. 3, Ned Davis developed a relationship with a methamphetamine supplier and obtained 500 grams or more of the drug and distributed throughout the Johnson Co area.

UK gets more predictions for Aaron Bradshaw with decision nearing

The Kentucky Wildcats could be closing in on their next commitment in the form of 5-star center Aaron Bradshaw. According to On3 recruiting analyst Jamie Shaw, Bradshaw is now focusing on Kentucky and the NBA G-League for where he’ll be in the fall of 2023. While Shaw made it clear the G-League could be a legitimate threat if an offer comes from them, Kentucky is still in a good spot.

Kentucky will prove to college football bettors that 2021 was no fluke

The last time we saw the Kentucky Wildcats, they were losing to 15-seed Saint Peter’s in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. I’m here to instill hope into the Wildcats’ fan base as it gears up to prove that last year’s football season was no fluke. Let’s take a look at Kentucky’s win total that’s been set at 7.5 at DraftKings and 8.5 at BetMGM. While Kentucky’s second-place finish in the SEC East was one of the bigger surprises of last season, it looks poised to repeat its success with continuity on both sides of the ball. Kentucky brings back an...

Horse Mania sculptures vandalized in downtown Lexington

WATCH | Young Ky. musician gains national attention from American Idol appearance. Miller was on American Idol a few years ago. While he wasn’t a finalist, his appearance on the show has given him a taste of nationwide attention. Updated: 4 hours ago. The health department closed their kitchen...

Paxton Boyd will be ABC 36 new main anchor

LEXINGTON, Ky. — ABC 36 News Director Miranda Combs announced a new main anchor for WTVQ ABC 36. TV journalist and Elizabethtown, Kentucky, native Paxton Boyd will take the desk. Boyd was born in Elizabethtown and raised in nearby Vine Grove. “Kentucky is and always will be home for...

YMCA hosts free swimming lessons for Lexington students

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Dozens of Fayette County students began swimming lessons Monday at the YMCA’s High Street location. It’s part of the YMCA’s Water Safety Event and is geared toward children who don’t have access to swim lessons. Drowning is the second leading cause of...

Shaedon Sharpe Was Asked Why He Didn't Play At Kentucky

You have to be a really special basketball player to be a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft. Kentucky's Shaedon Sharpe fit the criteria. Sharpe was taken by the Portland Trail Blazers with the No. 7 pick in the NBA Draft earlier this week. The Western Conference franchise is expecting big things from the unknown star - emphasis on unknown.

Kentucky in Top 5 of SEC Football Sports Information Directors poll

Every summer, the SEC’s sports information directors (SIDs) release their own preseason football poll through Birmingham News. This year, Kentucky cracked the top five. The Cats totaled 111 votes, which ranks fifth behind Alabama (167), Georgia (158), Texas A&M (144), and Arkansas (116). If you look at the vote breakdown, Kentucky was picked to finish anywhere from third to ninth, with the most votes coming for the Cats in fourth place.

Abby Steiner named a finalist for the Bowerman award

LEXINGTON, Ky (UK Athletics) — Abby Steiner has been named a finalist for The Bowerman by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday afternoon. The Bowerman, the most prestigious award in collegiate track and field, takes both indoor and outdoor seasons into consideration...

Boil Water Advisory issued for Old Stanford Rd in Danville

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A boil water advisory has been issued for a road in the City of Danville. The advisory is for 1972 Old Stanford Road. The City says it affects about 25 people. Officials say a contractor broke a 4-inch pvc line, but no contamination has been...