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Amber Philpott


Lexington, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Amber:

Breeders’ Cup horse Cody’s Wish has special bond with Kentucky teenager

ne of the most inspiring stories of the weekend involves a horse running Saturday in the Breeder’s Cup Dirt Mile. Cody’s wish is a 4-year-old with the pedigree to say he is worthy of the race, but it is the special bond he has formed off the track that just may be a bigger part of his success. → Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness month reminding women to put their health first

A recent Prevent Cancer Foundation survey of 2,000 women found that 49% of them, ages 40 and older, had not received their annual mammogram since March 2020. One Lexington breast radiology doctor says if you fall in that category, don't put it off any longer. In this month's Link to Hope, she says Breast Cancer Awareness month serves as an annual reminder to put their health first for many women. → Read More

Lexington designer busy planning out the look of 2022 St. Jude Dream Home

The home being built in the Homeplace subdivision off Polo Club Boulevard in Hamburg is nearing completion. → Read More

Annual Kentucky Bash celebrates Easter Seals Cardinal Hill

The 49th Bash benefiting Easter Seals Cardinal Hill is the unofficial kickoff to football season in the Bluegrass. → Read More

‘My second home:’ Hindman native collecting donations for her hometown

Help for that small community is being organized here in central Kentucky by a woman who grew up on those same streets that were flooded. → Read More

Tickets on sale for St. Jude dream home giveaway in Lexington

WKYT is teaming up with St. Jude Children’s Hospital for its upcoming dream home giveaway. → Read More

WATCH: Deputy William Petry’s funeral

A solemn week continues for a Kentucky community as four heroes prepare for the journey to their final resting place. → Read More

‘It’s very frustrating:’ People in Mayfield still waiting for life to return to normal post-tornado

While there is frustration, there is also hope from those who aren’t giving up on some of the hardest hit. → Read More

Big Blue Nation descends on Indianapolis

With an easy three-hour drive for some, a little longer for others, they are heading to Indianapolis for UK’s first game of the tournament on Thursday. → Read More

Ky. family pushes for Nathan’s Law, which would require more grief training for state’s coroners

The proposed legislation, Senate Bill 66, aims to push for more grief training for the state’s coroners, to clarify who’s responsible for death notifications and who is to be present. → Read More

Lexington group, Shannon’s Angels provides Christmas to women battling ovarian cancer

For someone dealing with cancer the holidays can be an added stress on top of what they are already going through. A group of Lexington women started an organization to try and ease that burden in honor of a friend who lost her battle to ovarian cancer. → Read More

Makeshift memorial set up in front of courthouse for Mayfield tornado victims

The President visited Mayfield on Wednesday where he toured damage and met with storm victims. → Read More

Man who worked at tornado devastated Mayfield candle factory shares harrowing story

It has now been five days since a deadly tornado ripped through Mayfield, Ky., leveling most anything in its path. → Read More

Community helping families in Bowling Green rebuild

Families are getting help to rebuild after a tornado touched down in Bowling Green. → Read More

Lexington couple builds global audience with paranormal podcast

A Lexington couple has a thing for the spooky, and not just in October, it’s a year-round affair. They have built a global audience around all things paranormal with their a podcast. → Read More

Gateway District Health leaders using new approach to encourage vaccinations

In the last several months, we have seen a wave of COVID-19 cases that have put a strain on Kentucky hospitals and those health care workers struggling to keep patients alive. → Read More

Lexington woman competing on new Netflix show

A Lexington woman and her cake baking talents will soon be on full display for all the world to see. → Read More

Kentucky Cancer Survivorship study aims to learn from cancer survivors across the state

In this Link to Hope, we look into how one Kentucky researcher hopes to use a new study to learn from those who have beat or are living with cancer. → Read More

71-year-old Frankfort man proving you are never too old to graduate

This weekend the University of Kentucky will celebrate more 4,400 graduates taking part in ten different ceremonies. Every student’s story is different on the journey they took to be able to walk across the stage and for some it takes a little longer to complete. WKYT’s Amber Philpott recently met a Frankfort man proving you are never too old to get a college degree. → Read More

Morehead State Eagles hoping to fly all the way to the ‘Final Four’

All roads to the Final Four lead to, and end, in Indianapolis. → Read More