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Burrell, Green lead No. 5 Lady Vols over No. 19 Kentucky

Jan. 16, 2022 17:17 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rae Burrell and Keyen Green came off the bench and scored 14 points apiece as No. 5 Tennessee beat No. 19 Kentucky 84-58 Sunday to remain the only unbeaten team in Southeastern Conference play. The Lady Volunteers (17-1, 6-0) won despite losing 6-foot-6...

First woman to command USS Constitution takes over on Friday

Jan. 16, 2022 13:11 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — History is being made aboard the U.S.S. Constitution this week. Cmdr. Billie J. Farrell is scheduled to become the first woman to lead the crew of the 224-year-old warship known as Old Ironsides during a change-of-command ceremony on Friday. She takes over from Cmdr....

Woman indicted on murder charge in death of infant son

Jan. 16, 2022 11:53 AM EST

CADIZ, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky woman has been charged with murder in the death of her infant son, police said. A Trigg County grand jury handed down an indictment Friday for Shaylynn Curtis, 28, news outlets reported, citing a statement from Kentucky State Police. ...

Kentucky school’s tech lab will teach students how to create

Jan. 16, 2022 00:08 AM EST

SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Somerset Christian School unveiled a brand new technology lab on Jan. 11 — a first-of-its-kind in Kentucky lab that will help teach students integrated skills in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. The SmartLab, as it is called, has 12...

Spear powers Robert Morris past Northern Kentucky 74-64

Jan. 15, 2022 23:46 PM EST

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Kahliel Spear finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and four assists to power Robert Morris to a 74-64 victory over Northern Kentucky in Horizon League play on Saturday. Spear notched his fourth double-double of the season to help the Colonials (5-14, 1-7)...

Jacksonville State beats Eastern Kentucky 76-65

Jan. 15, 2022 21:48 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs scored 21 points to lead Jacksonville State to a 76-65 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. Gibbs made 6 of 9 from the floor with five 3-pointers. Brandon Huffman had 10 points and 13 rebounds for Jacksonville...

Bell scores 17, North Texas edges Western Kentucky 65-60

Jan. 15, 2022 20:01 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Thomas Bell scored 17 points with six rebounds and four assists to lead North Texas to a 65-60 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday. Tylor Perry made 8 of 11 free throws and added 13 points with seven assists for the Mean Green (11-4, 4-1 Conference USA)....

Washington helps No. 18 Kentucky rout No. 22 Tennessee

Jan. 15, 2022 18:06 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Just winning would have been fitting enough to honor the passing of a Kentucky coaching great. The No. 18 Wildcats took that objective a step further, doing it convincingly with near-perfect offense thanks to a defense that created plenty of easy chances. ...

Joe B. Hall, who led Kentucky to 1978 NCAA title, dies at 93

Jan. 15, 2022 14:08 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Joe B. Hall took on the steep challenge of following a legend and created his own successful legacy. Hall, who succeeded Adolph Rupp and guided Kentucky to a national championship in 1978, has died. He was 93. The program announced Hall’s...

Notice: Destroyed candle factory will shift some workers

Jan. 15, 2022 13:34 PM EST

MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A candle factory in western Kentucky that was destroyed last month by a tornado has filed paperwork saying it won't reopen the facility and will lay off some employees. Mayfield Consumer Products said in a Jan. 10 filing under the federal Worker Adjustment and...