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The Great American Dulcimer Convention will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sept. 23-24 at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville.

The talent will include Anne MacFie, Heidi Muller, Ted Yoder, Nancy Barker and Josh Noe, February Sky, and Miller, Miller and Meyer. Concerts wills be offered on Friday and Saturday evenings.

The concert fee is $10 per person. Free workshops will be offered during the day Saturday.

MSU Athletics

The Morehead State soccer team earned its first victory of the 2016 season with a 2-1 win at Bowling Green on Thursday.

"Great win against a quality team on the road," said head coach Warren Lipka. "I am really proud of how this team has responded after our first two matches."

Freshman goalkeeper Eva Ýr Helgadóttir recorded her first career start, following sophomore Michelle Washburn's 11-save performance at Illinois last week. Helgadóttir notched six saves off 20 shots.

MSU Athletics

Morehead State has finalized its 2016-17 men's basketball schedule.

The 30-game slate features 15 home games, highlighted by contests at Johnson Arena against OVC foes Belmont on Jan. 14, Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 21, and Murray State on Feb. 8. The Eagles will travel to ACC member Pittsburgh on Nov. 25, Big Ten member Purdue on Dec. 3, and SEC member Mississippi State on Dec. 22.

MSU Athletics

The 2016-17 edition of the Morehead State women's basketball schedule is complete.

Though game times have yet to be finalized, each of the Eagles' 30 regular season opponents have been slated on the calendar.

Morehead State will warm up with an exhibition contest with Transylvania (Ky.) on Nov. 3, but officially tip off the season with the Donna Murphy Classic, beginning Friday, Nov. 11 at Johnson Arena.

"We know it's going to be a very challenging schedule, a very challenging season," said head coach Greg Todd. "We look forward to the challenges."

Robbie Fulks

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #76 (August 26 at 8:00PM)

Singer/songwriter Robbie Fulks was one of the more heralded talents in the alternative country movement, displaying an offbeat, sometimes dark sense of humor in many of his best moments. As time passed, he moved away from the country twang of his early work and into a crunchier roots rock hybrid.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that it will provide additional rental assistance to victims of the June floods. 

FEMA said that victims who have already received rental assistance who have not already received a letter and a form in the mail will receive one soon. Households must return the completed form in addition to the following documents to apply for assistance: 

Our podcast "Inside Appalachia" inspired Matthew Shirley to take a trip to our region. This is a pretty cool fact by itself, made even cooler by where Matthew is from: England.

By pure chance, Matthew was staying as an Airbnb guest with our health reporter, Kara Lofton. Imagine her surprise when she found out why he came to West Virginia!

State Lays Groundwork For Zika Response

Aug 26, 2016

State health officials say there is no evidence the Zika virus is on the move in Kentucky, but the state is taking precautions should the mosquito-borne illness begin circulating.

For the 6th year in a row some Fayette County fifth Graders are spending their mornings at Keeneland this week learning about the impact of the thoroughbred industry on Central Kentucky.

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MSPR Announces New Programming

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY at 90.3FM) has announced several changes to its weekly broadcast schedule. Vintage old-time radio programs, additional weeknight classical and Americana music highlight the new program schedule. “As is widely known, Morehead State University has been facing significant budget struggles, resulting in furloughs, layoffs, and other reductions. At MSPR, cuts to our university budget have led to a number of planned programming changes,” said Paul Hitchcock, MSPR...
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