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‘It’s a new day for UK cheerleading,’ officials announce at press conference

Sandy Bell, Executive Associate Director of UK Athletics, said the department is working to create the infrastructure for the cheerleader squad to come under their jurisdiction. UK is currently conducting a national search for a new coach. … Clic…

UK provost provides details of the nudity, hazing activities cheer squad members participated in

The three-month investigation began in early February after a family member of a cheerleader came forward and alleged inappropriate behavior by squad members and poor oversight from coaches, the release stated. … Click to Continue »

Kentucky announces firings of Jomo Thompson, cheer team coaches after nudity, hazing investigation

University of Kentucky officials announced the firing of four coaches of the nationally recognized cheerleading team and the resignation of a high-level university attorney after members took part in hazing activities, alcohol use and public nudity. &#…

UK Cheerleading Head Coach Jomo Thompson

See the legacy of UK Cheerleading Head Coach Jomo Thompson. … Click to Continue »

What’s open in Kentucky right now, what’s not and the rules of engagement

The state of Kentucky has begun measures to reopen its economy using a phased approach. As Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear continues to urge Kentuckians to follow federal and state protocols … Click to Continue »

Kentucky schools could see big changes when they reopen. State issues ‘starting point.’

Kentucky should prepare for mass changes in the ways schools operate, including sudden closures or rapid transitions to remote learning as K-12 campuses open in the fall, state education officials … Click to Continue »

Horse Park parade, downtown light show. How Fayette County will honor 2020 graduates.

A musical light show tribute to the Class of 2020 in downtown Lexington and car parades at the Kentucky Horse Park are among the progressive celebration planned for public high … Click to Continue »

University of Kentucky reveals campus reopening options and asks for public feedback

University of Kentucky administrators offered the public a first glimpse at the university’s potential fall restart plans in a campuswide email sent Wednesday night. Three planning teams — comprised of … Click to Continue »

Temperature checks, staggered schedules? How will Fayette students stay safe in fall?

Fayette Superintendent Manny Caulk says school district officials face “unprecedented” times and questions in looking at how to start school in a safe way in the upcoming school year. Issues … Click to Continue »

AG: Woodford school board violated Open Meetings law while discussing controversial project

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office said Monday the Woodford schools board violated the state Open Meetings Act during a closed meeting in April 2019 when it discussed a committee … Click to Continue »

Actress Annie Potts of ‘Toy Story’ joined Lexington 3rd graders’ virtual lesson

Actress Annie Potts of the CBS sitcom “Young Sheldon,” and the movies “Ghostbusters” and Disney’s “Toy Story” joined a Google Meet reading session for third graders at Lexington’s Christ the … Click to Continue »

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