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March 29, 2021

Monkey shows up on Kentucky back porch and becomes a family friend

Drew Franklin 10:35am March 29, 2021 3/29/21

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Imagine looking out your back door in Owen County, Kentucky, and locking eyes with a Capuchin monkey on your front porch. It happened to one man in Owenton, and his granddaughter and the lost monkey became the unlikeliest of friends. Audrey Lewis, the granddaughter, told WKYT, “I was sitting at home with my dad and…

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March 9, 2021

Kentucky’s two American Idol contestants sing “My Old Kentucky Home”

Drew Franklin 10:00am March 9, 2021 3/9/21

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A couple of young Kentuckians survived the judges’ round on the new season of American Idol and soon they will be off to Hollywood to compete for the show’s record deal and cash prize. Two of the early favorites among the show’s first auditions, Lancaster’s Alex Miller and Perryville’s Alyssa Wray are 30 minutes apart…

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March 7, 2021

KY native and Morehead State head coach, Preston Spradlin, leads Eagles to the Big Dance

Zack Geoghegan 5:00pm March 7, 2021 3/7/21

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Kentucky and Morehead State faced off in the 2020-21 regular-season opener for both programs, but it’s the Eagles, not the Wildcats, who have already solidified its spot in the upcoming 2021 NCAA Tournament. In what was a blowout win for Kentucky, 81-45, all the way back on Nov. 25, it felt like a sign of…

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January 17, 2021

UK student could be arrested for participation in Capitol riots

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm January 17, 2021 1/17/21 Comments Disabled

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Following an article published by the KY Kernel, a University of Kentucky student could face possible arrest for her participation in the Capitol riots that recently took place in Washington D.C. Not long after an article titled “‘Infamy is just as good as fame’: UK student among crowd that mobbed Capitol building” was published to the…

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January 7, 2021

Lexington hotel offers new Harmon Room for fans of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Drew Franklin 9:00pm January 7, 2021 1/7/21

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Fans of “The Queen’s Gambit” may be excited to know the 21c Hotel in downtown Lexington has its own room dedicated to the Netflix sensation. The new Harmon Room (named for Beth Harmon, the main character) is inspired by the mid-century design and color schemes seen throughout the series, which is mostly based in Lexington,…

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November 18, 2020

Kentucky shuts down indoor dining and in-person school; limits indoor events

Drew Franklin 4:25pm November 18, 2020 11/18/20

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As expected, Governor Andy Beshear announced new restrictions for Kentucky, including the shutdown of indoor dining for three weeks. In effect Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m., all restaurants and bars will be closed to indoor patrons, limiting service to only carry-out, delivery and outdoor dining (in late November). Indoor dining will resume Monday, December…

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November 10, 2020

WATCH: CBS Sunday Morning tells the story of Pappy Van Winkle, “the world’s most coveted bourbon”

Drew Franklin 11:00am November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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In case you missed it, America’s favorite TV show, “CBS Sunday Morning,” profiled the world’s most coveted bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle, this past Sunday. Lee Cowan traveled to the Bluegrass to sit down for dinner with the Van Winkle family and “the current keeper of the Van Winkle secret,” Julian Van Winkle III. Julian, his…

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October 2, 2020

WATCH: Jackson County head coach John Hallock’s pregame speech

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm October 2, 2020 10/2/20

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Jackson County Football head coach John Hallock made an eloquent appearance on KSR earlier this morning, and he’s not done spreading his message of hope. After interviewing the head coach live on the show, our own Matt Jones caught the pregame speech that Hallock gave to both his Jackson County team and their opponent, Shawnee…

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September 4, 2020

Mystery Solved: Lexington PD caught the Pressure Wash Bandit

Drew Franklin 4:00pm September 4, 2020 9/4/20

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Big news out of Lexington, where local police identified its suspect in the pressure washing case. If you’re new to this big mystery we discussed on Friday’s show, a Lexington woman reached out to her regular pressure washing company, but accidentally texted the wrong number. The person on the other end of the text–presumably not…

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September 3, 2020

KY motorist attempts to draw license plate, attempt did not work whatsoever

Drew Franklin 3:00pm September 3, 2020 9/3/20 Comments Disabled

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Here’s a new one out of Millersburg, Kentucky. An aspiring artist was pulled over so a Millersburg police officer could take a closer look at their license plate. Upon closer inspection (but not too close because it’s pretty obvious), the officer realized the license plate was not a license plate at all, but a hand-drawn…

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