Governor Fletcher Remains Hospitalized

By: Tamara Evans
By: Tamara Evans

Governor Ernie Fletcher's temperature fluctuated today and doctors placed a tube in his abdomen to drain fluid.

Doctors at Saint Joseph's East Hospital in Lexington say he is suffering from an infection in his blood.

They ave pinpointed the bacteria that has infected the Governor's bloodstream and he is being treated with antibiotics.

Fletcher underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed last week but has suffered a series of setbacks during his recovery.


WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 2337561