Kentucky Blood Center

Local/Regional News
9:27 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Blood Center Issues Urgent Call For Specific Donors

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Blood Center has issued an urgent need for donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood types.

KBC officials say those specific blood types are being distributed to Kentucky hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in.

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Local/Regional News
9:33 am
Sat November 17, 2012

Three-peat For Kentucky In Big Blue Crush

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A surge in donations on Friday helped Kentucky record its third consecutive victory in the annual Big Blue Crush; a contest between the fan bases of the University of Kentucky and the University of Tennessee.

According to a release from the Kentucky Blood Center, the final tally was Kentucky 3,160, Tennessee 3,107.  Heading into Friday, the final day of the competition, Vol Nation had built a slim lead of 13 points but a strong response to urgent appeals helped Kentucky secure bragging rights once again.

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