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John Calipari disappointed London matchup with Michigan postponed, but pleased that series saved

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today John Calipari will have to wait two more years to see the Queen. The Kentucky coach was disappointed after a three-game series against Michigan was postponed Wednesday. The Wildcats were scheduled to take on the Wolverines in the Basketball Hall of Fame London Showcase in December but the series was put on hiatus because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m disappointed...

Kentucky 4-H summer camping program suspended for 2020 due to pandemic, gathering restrictions

By Laura Skillman University of Kentucky Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and current gathering restrictions, the Kentucky 4-H program is suspending its traditional 10-week summer camp at its four regional camping centers. “The 4-H camp directors are working to create an alternative schedule that will be modified based on the number of weeks available once gathering restrictions are lifted,” said Mark...

Southeastern Kentucky braces for more rainfall as officials declare waters at 100-year flood levels

Cumberland Falls was one of the flooded areas in southeastern Kentucky. (Photo from Kentucky Today) By Tom Latek Kentucky Today What state officials are calling a 100-year flood has affected parts of southeastern Kentucky and warn that more rain is on the way. Gov. Andy Beshear, local state and Emergency Management personnel held a press conference in London on Thursday to update the situation. Beshear...

KentuckyOne Health teaming up with God’s Pantry Food Bank to address hunger in Berea, London

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with God’s Pantry Food Bank to fund a pilot program that will provide immediate food assistance for patients in emergent need at Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Berea. As part of the partnership, KentuckyOne Health will have food baskets on hand at the two facilities, as well two health clinics in London and one health clinic in Berea. “We are very excited...

WKU alumnus enhances scholarship fund, begins role at UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green

As the inaugural class of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green campus dons their white coats Friday in the closing event of their orientation week, Dr. Todd Cheever reflects on his time as a Western Kentucky University student and how his role as the first associate dean of the new campus brought him back to Bowling Green. Originally from London, Ky., Cheever came to WKU in...

UK’s Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins named to USA Basketball’s 28-man roster

Anthony Davis is back on the Team USA roster after he was the 12th man (out of 12) on the 2012 Olympic gold-medal team in London. (File photo by Jon Hale)   Former Kentucky standouts Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins have been named to the 28-man initial Team USA basketball roster for 2014-16, the pool from which 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and, more importantly, the 2016 Olympic teams will...

UK's Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins named to USA Basketball's 28-man roster

Anthony Davis is back on the Team USA roster after he was the 12th man (out of 12) on the 2012 Olympic gold-medal team in London. (File photo by Jon Hale)   Former Kentucky standouts Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins have been named to the 28-man initial Team USA basketball roster for 2014-16, the pool from which 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and, more importantly, the 2016 Olympic teams will...

A year after deadly storms, citizens reminded that severe weather remains ‘biggest threat’

  Staff report   It has been one year this week since strong storms and tornadoes ravaged the Commonwealth, leaving 25 dead, hundreds homeless and thousands of homes damaged. In an effort to raise awareness and preparation for severe weather, which the Kentucky Department of Emergency Management calls the biggest and most common threat Kentuckians face on a daily basis, Gov. Steve Beshear...