Madison County

UK Football

A second guess of late UK play calling vs. Georgia that isn’t fair

If you were among the Kentucky backers who were upset when Rich Brooks and Joker Phillips did not run the Wildcat with Randall Cobb on second and third down inside the 10-yard-line against Tennessee in 2009, you can’t second-guess Mark Stoops and Eddie Gran for going with Benny Snell from the Wildcat inside the 10 vs. Georgia on Saturday.

Crime

Woman indicted in deaths of 2 EKU students in crash

An Eastern Kentucky University student faces manslaughter charges after a grand jury indicted her in the deaths of two classmates, including a senior from Lexington. She was driving drunk, police say, when she wrecked her Dodge Neon, killing Alyssa Moorman at the scene of the crash. Cody B. Garcia, 23, of Lexington died two days later at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

Football

Childhood adversity drives EKU football standout Justin Adekoya

As a little boy growing up in Chicago, Eastern Kentucky offensive tackle Justin Adekoya says “some days, I went without eating.” Once his family moved from Chicago to rural Georgia searching for a safer environment, Adekoya flet alienated and struggled to fit in. Yet after finding acceptance through a Ringgold, Ga., church youth group, Adekoya became an unlikely story of success

Videos

Silver Star ceremony for Lexington Catholic graduate, Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland

Lt. Gen. Brad Heithold, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, led the ceremony for Lexington Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland where his parents, retired Col. Mark Roland and his wife, Barbara, received the Silver Star awarded their son. Roland sacrificed his own life to protect those of the Army Special Forces team and supporting personnel that were with him in Afghanistan in August, according to the military.
Air Force Special Operations Command
Silver Star ceremony for Lexington Catholic graduate, Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland 1:09

Silver Star ceremony for Lexington Catholic graduate, Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland

Ron Hink on chemical weapons destruction in Madison County 0:49

Ron Hink on chemical weapons destruction in Madison County

Video: Officer Daniel Ellis Funeral 1:48

Video: Officer Daniel Ellis Funeral

Ornate Christmas-themed light show 0:27

Ornate Christmas-themed light show