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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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March 26, 2020

We will get through this together with 29 Andy Beshear Memes

Nick Roush 9:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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Times are tough. No matter how bad it gets, Kentucky is united each day at 5 p.m. by Governor Andy Beshear’s address to the Commonwealth. Since his daily coronavirus pandemic briefings began, fans have flocked to the “Andy Beshear Memes for Social Distancing Teens” Facebook Group to share their affection for the GOV. It’s produced…

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Governor Andy Beshear Reports 50 New Kentucky Coronavirus Cases, Largest One-Day Increase of the Pandemic

Nick Roush 5:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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Governor Andy Beshear announced that largest single-day increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky. Thursday evening Governor Beshear reported 50 new cases of coronavirus, now up to 248 in the Commonwealth. It’s a 20 percent increase in one day. From Tuesday to Thursday the amount of COVID-19 cases in Louisville has doubled. One of…

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MUST-SEE: Steph Curry’s Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Fauci

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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We all have questions about the coronavirus; earlier today, NBA All-Star (and fellow Davidson Wildcat) Steph Curry did an Instagram Live with Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the nation’s leading experts on COVID-19, that answers a lot of them. Almost 50,000 people watched the video live (including former President Barack Obama), and now it’s on…

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March 25, 2020

REPORT: Karl-Anthony Towns’ father “recovering well” following COVID-19 diagnosis

Maggie Davis 10:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Karl-Anthony Towns broke our hearts this morning with the news of his mother’s COVID-19 diagnosis and subsequent medically-induced coma. He made the matter public in an emotional video (which you can watch here), saying he believes “it’s important that everyone understands the severity of what’s happening in the world right now with the coronavirus, and…

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FCPS halts meal-delivery program following driver’s COVID-19 diagnosis

Maggie Davis 10:15pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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In a tough blow for students and families within Fayette County, students in the district will no longer be able to receive their free/reduced breakfast and lunch at their child’s bus stop. A member of the district’s transportation department who was involved in the school bus meal delivery system has tested positive for COVID-19, and…

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Kentucky National Guard to Support Local Hospitals

Freddie Maggard 8:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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On Wednesday the Kentucky National Guard issued a press release outlining its mission to support local hospitals starting on March 26th. The National Guard frequently works with local law enforcement during natural disasters and at large public events like the Kentucky Derby.  The KYNG’s mission intent is to better enable medical providers the ability to…

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Kentucky extends unemployment benefits, includes independent contractors, substitute teachers

Maggie Davis 7:00pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Gov. Andy Beshear provided Kentuckians with several updates during his daily 5 p.m. briefing on Wednesday evening. The Governor announced 35 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total up to 198 confirmed cases and five deaths. In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Beshear is changing the requirements for Kentuckians to be able to…

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Coronavirus is Causing Two Big Changes in Louisville

Nick Roush 11:50am March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Mayor Greg Fischer announced two significant changes at the start of the week that will impact Kentucky’s largest city. On Tuesday Fischer issued a new order that will close playgrounds, ballfields, and soccer fields in the city’s 120 parks. “I didn’t want to have to close public areas in our park and was hoping this…

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Karl-Anthony Towns’ mother diagnosed with COVID-19, placed in medically induced coma

Jack Pilgrim 2:30am March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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In an emotional testimony posted early Wednesday morning, Kentucky star Karl-Anthony Towns shared a bit of heartbreaking news with his fans and the sports world as a whole. The current Minnesota Timberwolves center announced that after falling ill early last week, his mother, Jacqueline Cruz, was not only diagnosed with COVID-19, but has since been…

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March 24, 2020

Calipari Foundation partnering with Kroger to provide food for Fayette County School families

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:20pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20 Comments Disabled

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It shouldn’t surprise you, but John Calipari and his wife Ellen are doing what they can to help families affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Calipari Foundation and Kroger are partnering with Fayette County Public Schools to provide food for families in need through at least April 20. “We are in uncharted territory and in…

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