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New hepatitis C treatment service to provide option for patients in parts of Kentucky, Tennessee

A new hepatitis C treatment service will provide an immediate impact for patients living in southeast Kentucky and northeast Tennessee. With the assistance of a USDA grant, Dayspring Health purchased a FibroScan machine for its clinic in Jellico, Tenn. Previously, patients were traveling to Lexington or Knoxville to receive a liver scan to start treatment. “Our community no longer needs to travel...

Big Blue Crush update: Kentucky still trails Tennessee by 296 — with just two days to go

At the midway point of the 31st annual Big Blue Crush, Kentucky still trails Tennessee, 1,820 to 1,551, but there are still two days left for the Big Blue Nation to roll up its sleeves. “Even though the Vols are leading, we know this competition isn’t over with yet,” said Martha Osborne, Vice President of Marketing for Kentucky Blood Center (KBC). “A good response tomorrow and Friday could...

Volunteers roll over UK 24-7 in stunning win in Knoxville; Cats were in ‘all systems failure’ mode

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (KT) — Tennessee is in a rebuilding mode. It didn’t matter. The Volunteers were in past form in a stunning 24-7 win over No. 12 Kentucky.   The Wildcats haven’t won in Knoxville since 1984 and the losing streak was extended to 17 games following Saturday’s disastrous setback in their Southeastern Conference finale. It was an all systems failure...

Former UK women’s basketball coach DeMoss, standout Barry set for HOF ceremony

Former UK women’s basketball coach Mickie DeMoss will be inducted into the Women’s College Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday night in Knoxville. (UK Athletics Photo) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Former University of Kentucky women’s basketball coach Mickie DeMoss will be inducted into the Women’s College Basketball Hall of Fame during a ceremony Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee. Former...