Kentucky Sports – EKU Men’s Basketbll – FORMER COLONEL WALDEN GETS CHANCE TO PLAY HIS WAY ONTO AN NBA ROSTER

EKU's Former PLayer Corey Walden - Photo Submitted
EKU’s Former PLayer Corey Walden – Photo Submitted

RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University guard Corey Walden will play for the Boston Celtics’ summer league team, earning a chance to play his way onto an NBA roster. Continue reading Kentucky Sports – EKU Men’s Basketbll – FORMER COLONEL WALDEN GETS CHANCE TO PLAY HIS WAY ONTO AN NBA ROSTER

National Sports – NO HITTER! TEAM USA BLANKS CUBA TO OPEN SERIES

usa baseballTeam USA hands Cuba first ever no-hitter in international play

CARY, N.C. — Tanner Houck (Missouri), A.J. Puk (Florida) and Ryan Hendrix (Texas A&M) combined to hand the Cuban National Team its first ever no-hitter in international play, allowing only a walk and error, in a 2-0 win for the USA Collegiate National Team, on a perfectWednesday night at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Continue reading National Sports – NO HITTER! TEAM USA BLANKS CUBA TO OPEN SERIES

Pro Sports – Baseball Across the Region promotes All-Star Summer in Cincinnati

Baseball Across the Region, a celebration of All-Star Summer in Cincinnati, has been made possible through the efforts of theCommunity Organizing Committee, an all-volunteer group made up of more than 200 area residents.

The Lexington Legends took part in the campaign with a pre-game ceremony June 14. Fans are encouraged to use #BATR on Twitter to share their ceremony experience. Continue reading Pro Sports – Baseball Across the Region promotes All-Star Summer in Cincinnati

Ohio News – This Fourth of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

COLUMBUS – The Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays. Families and friends gather to celebrate our country with food, parades, parties, picnics and fireworks. For many, the celebration also includes alcohol. That is why the Ohio State Highway Patrol will be out in full force cracking down on impaired drivers this Fourth of July weekend, which begins Thursday, July 2 and ends Sunday, July 5. Continue reading Ohio News – This Fourth of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

Pro Sports – Aaron Harrison Named to Charlotte Summer League Roster

Seventh Wildcat from 2014-15 roster earns selection to an NBA squad

LEXINGTON, Ky. – And then there were seven. Aaron Harrison was officially tabbed to the Charlotte Hornets summer league roster on Wednesday, becoming the seventh Wildcat from the 2014-15 Final Four squad to earn selection to an NBA squad. Continue reading Pro Sports – Aaron Harrison Named to Charlotte Summer League Roster

Ohio News – OSHP and ODOT announce traffic safety initiative showing total traffic deaths on digital message boards

COLUMBUS — As of the last week of June, Ohio has recorded 496 traffic deaths, 77 more deaths in 2015 than at the same time a year ago. This increase of over 18 percent has inspired the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to join forces with a new initiative utilizing ODOT digital message boards to spread traffic safety messages. The messages will be displayed for the first time during the Fourth of July weekend and continue for a trial period. Continue reading Ohio News – OSHP and ODOT announce traffic safety initiative showing total traffic deaths on digital message boards

Indiana News – Early Morning Saturation Patrol near Toyota Nets 28 Traffic Tickets

Early Morning Saturation Patrol near Toyota Nets 28 Traffic Tickets

Gibson County – After receiving complaints regarding speeding and dangerous driving on Tulip Tree Drive and other county roads near Toyota, Indiana State Police and Gibson County Sheriff’s Department teamed up this morning and conducted a saturation patrol.  Between 4:00 and 6:30, Trooper Paul Stolz, Trooper John Davis and Gibson County Sheriff’s Deputy John Fisher issued 28 traffic tickets and 10 warnings. Troopers encourage motorists to slow down and obey the posted speed limits. Saturation patrols will continue to help ensure motorists drive safely.

Pro Sports – Downes’ slam helps Legends outslug Braves, 14-10

Legends outslug Braves, 14-10

Brandon Downes hit a grand slam, and Chad Johnson also homered as the Lexington Legends outscored the Rome Braves 14-10Tuesday night in the opener of a four-game series in Rome.  Corey Toups had three hits and three runs batted in for the Legends, who have won four of their first five games in the second half of the season.  Matt Tellor had a grand slam and a three-run double for Rome. Continue reading Pro Sports – Downes’ slam helps Legends outslug Braves, 14-10

Kentucky News – Perry County – Fatal Collision in Perry County Injures District Judge

(Hazard, KY) – A collision on Combs Road in Perry County late Monday evening left one man dead and three others injured.  The crash occurred just before 7:50 p.m., and involved two vehicles.  Kentucky State Police Post 13 received a call advising of the collision at approximately 7:51.p.m. Several KSP Troopers, Detectives, and a CVE officer responded to the scene, along with Perry County Ambulance Authority. Continue reading Kentucky News – Perry County – Fatal Collision in Perry County Injures District Judge