Jeremy Tombs, WKYT

Jeremy Tombs

WKYT

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  • WKYT
Past:
  • wave3news
  • FOX19

Recent articles by Jeremy:

Lexington doctor discusses concerns over new COVID variant

Dr. Ryan Stanton says people should not panic, but should continue to protect themselves and others by masking where appropriate and getting the vaccine. → Read More

From Somerset to Lexington, Kentuckians send off soldiers being deployed overseas

Families shed a few tears, shared warm embraces and said goodbyes to their soldiers as they were sent off with a departure ceremony this afternoon at the Blue Grass Airport. → Read More

17-year-old charged with murder in connection with Thanksgiving night shooting in Lexington

The shooting is Lexington’s 34th homicide this year - tying the record set just a year ago. → Read More

Camp Nelson remembers Black refugees expelled during Civil War

The event was the first at Camp Nelson National Monument since it opened as part of the national park system on Oct. 1. → Read More

Leaders set to honor COVID victims as state surpasses 10,000 deaths

The memorial will take place on the State Capitol grounds at 1 p.m. Sunday. → Read More

“Premier fundraising event” in Kentucky for March of Dimes supports health of moms and their babies

For Ashley Brown, who is the chairperson of the auction, the loss of a child and a successful birth which followed a year later led her to get involved in supporting the health of other moms and their babies. → Read More

Sen. Mitch McConnell tours AppHarvest facility in Morehead

Monday afternoon, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took a trip to Morehead to tour AppHarvest’s facility. → Read More

Disaster Loan Outreach Center set to open for affected Nicholas County residents, businesses

At 11 a.m. Monday, the center will open at the Nicholas County Public Library on North Broadway Street in Carlisle. The center will assist not just business owners, but also affected residents in applying for low-interest loans. → Read More

‘It feels great to be back’ | Renfro Valley reopens after pandemic forced center to close

The pandemic forced the Rockcastle County venue to shut down, but the barn doors reopened Friday night to the delight of country music fans. → Read More

WKYT speaks with candidates for Kentucky’s 22nd District Senate seat

Some Kentuckians will take to the polls Tuesday to vote in one of three special elections to the Kentucky General Assembly. → Read More

Lexington haunted house tradition continues in remembrance of Ty Abner

Dozens of people showed up to remember Ty Abner and to enjoy the creepy course he worked for weeks on. → Read More

Halloween Festival & Thriller Parade resurrected in downtown Lexington

In celebration of their league championship, the Lexington Legends led the parade as hordes of people strolled down Main Street. → Read More

Dozens of undead Kentuckians partake in Winchester’s first ever “Zombie Crawl”

The crawl started at the Clark County Courthouse and 40 zombies descended on six bars in downtown Winchester. Each location came up with its own creepy, Halloween-themed concoctions. → Read More

Police: Lexington teen killed in 2020 shooting was not intended target

Police revealed new information in court Monday about the shooting death of a Lexington teenager. → Read More

Kentucky fans proud of football team’s performance despite defeat

Energy was high in Lexington as Big Blue Nation got loud for every first down, defensive stop and big catch they made. → Read More

‘You people are crazy’ | Fans pack Rupp Arena for Big Blue Madness

Thousands of Kentucky Basketball fans packed Rupp Arena Friday night for the return of Big Blue Madness in person. → Read More

Resolution passes to set aside millions in COVID relief money for Lexington workers

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council unanimously passed the resolution Thursday night, setting the stage for hundreds of Lexington workers who worked through the pandemic to receive supplemental pay. → Read More

Downtown Winchester business struggling to recover after flooding

Several businesses are working to recover after last week’s flash flooding in Clark County. → Read More

Storms cause high water issues across Central Kentucky

Madison County Emergency Management Director Dustin Heiser told WKYT he heard reports of water rescues on Union City Road outside Richmond city limits. → Read More

Richmond Police investigating deadly shooting that killed Lexington teen

Police found 18-year-old Alexis R. Jenkins of Lexington had been shot a little before 3 a.m. Jenkins was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. → Read More