It's UK vs Clemson In Music City Bowl

The University of Kentucky football team is back in action tonight, taking on Clemson in the Music City Bowl in Nashville. This is an unprecedented fourth straight bowl appearance for UK, which finished the regular season with a record of 8 and 4. It’s Kentucky’s third appearance in the Music City Bowl and the second… Continue reading It's UK vs Clemson In Music City Bowl

Regional Arts Groups, Artists Get NEA Grants for 2010

Arts groups in Kentucky and Indiana will receive more than $300,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The NEA announced it is distributing the money to 17 arts groups and writers throughout Kentucky and Indiana in the first of two rounds of grants for 2010. And the… Continue reading Regional Arts Groups, Artists Get NEA Grants for 2010

Donation To Build "Wildcat Coal Lodge" For UK Basketball Team

Thanks to Alan Lytle and Charles Compton, Kentucky Public Radio Despite loud protests from environmental activists, University of Kentucky trustees Tuesday accepted a $7 million gift from a pro-coal group to build a new residence hall for the UK men’s basketball team. It comes with the condition that the dormitory contain “coal” as its middle… Continue reading Donation To Build "Wildcat Coal Lodge" For UK Basketball Team

Todd Says UK Moving Forward Despite Challenges

University of Kentucky President Lee Todd says UK has survived a financial ‘perfect storm’ over the past 18 months, but hasn’t lost sight of its goal to become a top 20 institution. Todd delivered his annual State of the University address this in Lexington. “We’ve endured several rounds of state appropration reductions, we’ve watched the… Continue reading Todd Says UK Moving Forward Despite Challenges

They're Back…Bed Bugs on the Rise in Kentucky

With more people traveling more often in and outside the country has come a rise in bed bug infestations. Most cases are in large urban areas, but beg bugs are an increasing problem in this region. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. University of Kentucky professor of entomology Michael Potter says after a nearly 50-year hiatus,… Continue reading They're Back…Bed Bugs on the Rise in Kentucky

NCAA: WKU Advances, Cards Play Morehead Today

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have advanced to the second round of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament. The 12th seeded Hilltoppers beat Number 5 seed Illinois last night, 76-72. WKU will face Gonzaga Saturday at 5:10pm in the tournament’s South Regional in Portland, Oregon. Top seeded Louisville opens tournament play this evening at 7:10 in Dayton… Continue reading NCAA: WKU Advances, Cards Play Morehead Today

Morehead St. Advances In NCAA; UK Wins NIT Opener

The Morehead State Eagles won the play-in game of the men’s NCAA basketball tournament Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, defeating Alabama State 58-43. Morehead State will play top-seeded Louisville Friday at 7:10pm. It will be the second meeting of the teams this season. The Cardinals won the first contest 79-41 in November at Freedom Hall. Meanwhile,… Continue reading Morehead St. Advances In NCAA; UK Wins NIT Opener