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Junior Chelsea McManaway threw her third consecutive shutout as Morehead State softball downed Penn State 1-0 on Sunday morning.

With the win, the Eagles finish the weekend at 3-2 and improve their overall record to 7-6.

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An entire weekend in March will be dedicated to Appalachian stories and tales during the Cumberland Falls Storytelling Festival March 17-18.

The weekend kicks off Friday evening at 8 p.m. with a ghost story session. On Saturday, storytellers will take the stage throughout the day. The weekend will close with a Saturday evening concert at 8 p.m.

Participants will also have the opportunity to enter a liar’s competition during the lunch hour. Cost of the entire weekend is $25 per person. Tickets will be available at the door.

Winter Choral Showcase Concert at MSU

14 hours ago
Morehead State University

The annual Winter Choral Showcase Concert will be presented Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 123 East Main Street in Morehead.

Morehead State University Chorus, Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Jazz Vocal Ensemble and Black Gospel Ensemble will all will perform.

The event is free and open to the public.

University Chorus will begin the concert with Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and “Ukuthula” (An African Prayer for Peace) by Andre van der Merwe.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife

The mild weather this winter has many thinking it will be an early spring across Kentucky.

The earlier, the better for anglers, who by late February are like sprinters on their marks waiting for the starter’s pistol to fire.

Some of the best fishing of the year is right around the corner. The new license year is, too. It starts March 1.

For $20, an annual resident Kentucky fishing license serves as a ticket to good fishing opportunities, but also as an investment.

KHEAA Essay Contest

15 hours ago
genuinekentucky.com

A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

The school must participate in the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.

To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:

·         What my aspiration for my generation is.

·         How education makes a stronger community.

Morehead State Athletics

In thrilling come-from-behind fashion late in the second half, Morehead State women's basketball (21-8, 11-5 Ohio Valley Conference) topped Jacksonville State (13-15, 6-10 OVC) 85-82 on senior day at Johnson Arena.

Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State men's basketball fell to Jacksonville State by a score of 70-61 on Saturday at Johnson Arena, marking the Eagles' first home loss since Jan. 12.

Jacksonville State led for 27:49 of game time, including the entire second half. Following Saturday's result, the Eagles have dropped three of their last four games heading into next week's Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. Morehead State now stands at 14-15, 10-6 OVC.

bereaonline.com

 Attorney General Andy Beshear joined with other state attorneys general to send a letter to federal officials expressing continued support of recent federal protections for students in higher education and taxpayers.

 

2017 Kentucky Official Highway Map is Now Available

18 hours ago
WTVQ

Featuring the Commonwealth's expansive waterways, Kentucky's new road maps will create quite a splash in the upcoming travel season.

The 2017 Official Highway Map – now available at rest areas, welcome centers, local convention and tourism offices and all Kentucky state parks– provides more than directions for its readers. 

Kentucky Arts Council

The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting artists’ submissions for the Governor’s Derby Exhibit. The application deadline is March 9.

The Governor’s Derby Exhibit is associated with the annual Governor’s Derby Celebration. The exhibit is open to all Kentucky artists who are 18 years of age or older. This year’s exhibit theme is Kentucky Stories.

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