Evangelist Billy Graham visited the University of Kentucky campus in 1971 for a four-day Central Kentucky Crusade. It was the only crusade visit to Lexington for the man who would become the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history.
In the years since 1982, when Mother Teresa established her order’s first rural convent at Jenkins in Eastern Kentucky, the Missionaries of Charity have carried on her work of serving the poor, the sick and the aging in the mountain community. Mother Teresa is to be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church Sunday.
A tearful Clark Davis, Miss Kentucky 2015, who said she has dyslexia so severe that sometimes she can’t spell her own name, testified last week in favor of General Assembly bills that would help school districts identify young students with dyslexic traits and help fund district support for those students.
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart responded to a report from Yahoo Sports that mentioned current and former UK players in connection with a federal investigation into college basketball.
UK basketball coach John Calipari, and DeWayne Peevy, athletics deputy director, spoke to media Friday at Joe Craft center after a report by Yahoo Sports connected current and former UK players to an ongoing federal investigation of college basketball.