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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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Recruiting experts log picks for Ugonna Kingsley to Kentucky

With a commitment from Robert Dillingham over this past weekend, the Kentucky Wildcats will now turn their attention to rounding out the class especially when it comes to the front-court. Two players have emerged as serious targets for John Calipari and his staff, and there seems to be some momentum...

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...

WATCH | 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: 51 minutes ago. The health department closed their kitchen...
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Roy Kidd To Receive 2023 Amos Alonzo Stagg Award

WACO, Texas — Former EKU head coach Roy Kidd has been named the 2023 recipient of the AFCA's Amos Alonzo Stagg Award. The award, which honors those "whose services have been outstanding in the advancement of the best interests of football," will be presented to Kidd at the AFCA Awards Luncheon on January 9 during the 2023 AFCA Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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...

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...

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.