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April 8, 2020

Bullitt County church still holding Easter services despite Governor’s stop order

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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With Easter Sunday fast approaching, Governor Andy Beshear continues to ask all churches and houses of worship in Kentucky to refrain from holding in-person services. One church in Bullitt County refuses to listen. Maryville Baptist Church has held in-person services throughout the coronavirus pandemic, including one this past Sunday. Despite receiving a stop order from…

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April 7, 2020

UK Softball Finishes 2020 Season With Highest Ranking Since 2014

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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Kentucky softball will conclude the 2020 season with its best finish since 2014, although not on the terms they would have liked. On Tuesday it was announced that UK softball finished with a No. 11 ranking in the NFCA Top-25 poll and a No. 10 ranking in the USA Softball/ESPN.com Top-25 poll. Both finishes marked…

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Enes Kanter Says NBA Players Need “Minimum of 2-3 Weeks” Before Returning to Games

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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There are already a million and one different problems facing the hopeful return of the NBA – and sports in general. Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is making it a million and two. According to NBC Sports’ Keith Smith, Kanter told the media in a conference call that “it will take NBA players a minimum of two-to-three…

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Three More Kentucky Players Join University Sponsored NBA2K Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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A team consisting of Kentucky basketball’s top video gamers would probably make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament. In addition to Immanuel Quickley and Zan Payne from the current men’s team, along with current New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, three more Wildcats have been added to the University of Kentucky’s first-ever school-wide NBA2K Tournament.…

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John Calipari Confirms Bill Clinton, Mark Cuban, and Dr. Fauci as Guests on “Coffee With Cal”

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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  Starting Monday, April 13 at 10 a.m. Kentucky head coach John Calipari will host a Facebook live stream titled “Coffee With Cal”, and he has just confirmed his first three guests; Mark Cuban, President Bill Clinton, and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Every Monday for the next 25 weeks, Calipari’s show will “feature positive messaging and…

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Gov. Andy Beshear announces 147 new coronavirus cases, seven additional deaths

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced a record-high 147 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with seven new deaths. According to Beshear, the latest deaths over the last 24 hours took place in Jefferson County (4), Lyon County (2) and Adair County. With the updated totals,…

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Kentucky National Guard Supports “Feeding Kentucky”

Freddie Maggard 12:00pm April 7, 2020 4/7/20

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In accordance with guidance from Governor Beshear, Kentucky National Guard soldiers from HHC, 149th MEB assembled emergency food boxes in Lexington supporting God’s Pantry Food Bank. The food will go to pantries and meal programs across Central and Eastern Kentucky. The Guard has the capability to pack 300 boxes per hour. God’s Pantry’s goal is…

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April 6, 2020

54 new cases of coronavirus in Kentucky today, 14 new deaths

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:45pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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One month after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in Kentucky, the number of positive cases in the Commonwealth has surpassed the 1,000 mark. This afternoon, Governor Andy Beshear announced 54 new cases, bringing the total to 1,008, and 14 new deaths. Fifty-nine Kentuckians have now died from the coronavirus, a grim piece of…

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The Masters has been rescheduled for November

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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The Masters was originally scheduled to begin this week, bringing with it beautiful scenes of the azaleas in Augusta, piped in bird sounds, the best kind of Sunday naps, and, of course, golf. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament has been postponed, and this morning, Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley announced that they are…

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April 5, 2020

38 New Cases of Coronaviruses Cases Reported in Kentucky, 5 More Deaths

Zack Geoghegan 11:45pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Kentucky saw a slight dip in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases announced on Sunday afternoon with only 38, although five new deaths were also reported. The total number of Kentuckians that have been confirmed to have the virus is now up to 955 with 306 of them already recovered. Over 18,700 tests have been…

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WATCH: Louisville Man Caught Assaulting Woman Over Social Distancing Issue

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Tensions continue to rise across the country as we all try to keep ourselves and our families safe during the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend, we got a good example of what NOT to do. An individual in the Norton Commons area of Louisville was caught on camera physically assaulting a woman over a social…

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April 4, 2020

Gov. Andy Beshear announces 92 additional coronavirus cases, three new deaths

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 92 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with three new deaths. According to Beshear, the latest deaths over the last 24 hours took place in Fayette County, Bullitt County, and Boone County. Here are the confirmed deaths and their locations:…

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April 3, 2020

Gov. Andy Beshear announces 90 additional coronavirus cases, six new deaths

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 90 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with six new deaths. According to Beshear, the latest deaths over the last 24 hours took place in Jefferson County (4), Madison County (1), and Hopkins County (1). With the updated totals, Kentucky…

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The Rex Chapman Foundation is Helping Fight Against the Coronavirus

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Rex Chapman is using his success as an Internet sensation for philanthropy (don’t worry, he’s still posting memes). The former Kentucky superstar and founder of the Rex Chapman Foundation has partnered with the Blue Grass Community Foundation as they officially established the Rex Chapman Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund. The goal of the fund is to…

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NBA 2K Tournament Featuring Booker and Cousins Starts TONIGHT on ESPN

Zack Geoghegan 6:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20 Comments Disabled

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We’ve got a different brand of basketball coming to your television screens on Friday night. The NBA 2K20 Tournament kicks off tonight with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Two former Kentucky Wildcats, Devin Booker (PHX) and DeMarcus Cousins, will participate in the tournament where the players choose from a preselected pot of NBA teams and then go…

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The Adjutant General’s Message to the Troops

Freddie Maggard 3:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky’s Adjutant General recorded a message to his troops as the Guard provides support for the Commonwealth in its fight against COVID-19. Brigadier General Haldane Lamberton’s remarks are inspiring to our men and women that are proudly serving Kentucky. I thought it would be important for Kentuckians to get to know the Kentucky National Guard…

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Kentucky National Guard Augments COVID-19 Call Center

Freddie Maggard 1:00pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Soldiers with the 1163rd Area Support Medical Company and Airmen with the 123rd Medical Group are augmenting the COVID-19 Call Center to manage data collection and case management. This mission started on March 31. Please see complete statement from the Kentucky National Guard below: By Staff Sgt. Benjamin Crane, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment FRANKFORT,…

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UK moves all summer classes online, casting doubt on fall sports

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:57am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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It’s looking less and less like college football will be played this fall. This morning, UK President Eli Capilouto announced that all summer classes at UK will be held online instead of on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Summer courses are set to begin on May 11. “Our guiding principle has been, and remains,…

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UK opening a 400-bed field hospital in the Nutter Field House

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:32am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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The University of Kentucky is stepping up to help with the anticipated surge of coronavirus patients in the Bluegrass. This morning, UK Healthcare announced plans to make a 400-bed field hospital in the Nutter Field House, home of the Kentucky Football and Indoor Track and Field teams. “As the Commonwealth’s health care provider for advanced…

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April 2, 2020

Gov. Andy Beshear announces 100 additional coronavirus cases, 11 new deaths

Jack Pilgrim 6:15pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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During his daily press briefing at 5 p.m., Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 100 new cases of coronavirus in the state, along with 11 new deaths. With the updated totals, Kentucky has now seen 770 total cases and 31 deaths in the state. While 26 new additional cases came in after the cut-off to be…

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