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Nashville TV Station Reports The Band Perry Will Pay for Muhlenberg County Family’s Funeral Expenses

In reporting on a candlelight vigil for the 9 members of the Watson family who perished in that awful house fire in Muhlenberg County earlier this week, WSMV-TV Nashville revealed that The Band Perry will cover the family's funeral expenses.

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With the Last of Billy Gillispie’s Recruits Gone, John Calipari Needs to Recruit Leaders, Long-Haul Guys

This will strike some as blasphemy, considering the way Big Blue Nation feels about former Kentucky Wildcats head basketball coach Billy Gillispie. But I believe he may be partly responsible for UK's Final Four appearances in 2011 and 2012.

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Kentucky Man Reported Missing Near San Francisco

January 3rd.  That's the last time Bradley Bennett's family in Kentucky heard from him.  And now they've opened an official missing persons case with the San Francisco Police Department. 

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Hunter Hayes Debuts New Song and Announces Summer Tour

So in between watching the Pro Bowl and professional wrestling last night I caught bits and pieces of the Grammys. And one of the bits that I happened to catch was Hunter Hayes and the debut of his newest single “Invisible”

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Coach Cal and the Wildcats Join Governor Steve Beshear for a Skype Message to Kentucky Guardsmen [VIDEO]

I remember watching the NCAA Basketball Championship in 2012 when Kentucky won the title and seeing a shot of our troops overseas also watching the game.

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Police Investigating Fake UK Tickets for the Texas A&M Game [VIDEO]

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Some Kentucky fans tried to get into Rupp Arena Tuesday night to watch the 'Cats play Texas A&M. But they were turned away at the door.

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Owensboro Woman Petitions to Keep Convicted Cop Killer in Prison

They've already gotten thousands of signatures.  But Michelle Wiesman (of Owensboro) and her family won't stop until they're certain that they have enough petition signatures to make a difference . . . again.  In April of 2010, Michelle's brother, Officer Bryan Durman, was killed in the line of duty.  And now, after serving just under 4 years of a 20-year prison term, his killer, Glenn Rahan Doneghy, is eligible for parole.

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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum Saturday

With the legislative session under way, there are a lot of items on the agenda for area legislators.  If you would like to find out what they are working on, and ask questions, you have a chance this Saturday

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Behind 16 From Alex Poythress, UK Rips Texas A&M 68-51 [VIDEO]

Maybe the best recent news regarding Kentucky Wildcat basketball is the emergence of sophomore Alex Poythress as a force in the paint.

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Kentucky Legislators to Look at a Bill Allowing the Use of Service Monkeys [VIDEO]

We had a monkey when I was a kid. His name was Joe. He was a little spider monkey we inherited from our next-door neighbor when she passed away. And other than the fact that he disliked everyone in the family except my mother, it was cool to have a monkey.

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Near-Perfect Free Throw Shooting, Andrew Harrison’s 26 Points Fuel Kentucky Win [VIDEO]

If the Kentucky Wildcats can replicate Saturday's blistering 96% free-throw shooting the rest of the season, everything else will fall into place. And it might not even have to.

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Local Coach and Players Selected for National Team

I always enjoy seeing announcements of who makes it on national sports teams, especially teams representing the USA! Well, it seems that congratulations are in order for a local football coach for making it as part of USA Football’s U

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