Bryan Savage

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #139 (October 23 at 8:00PM)

After years of studio work in Los Angeles playing sax and flute on over 20 major label releases for such artists as Al Stewart, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Steve Martin and others, Bryan Savage is now building a strong following across the country as a solo artist on the National Smooth Jazz radio charts, as well as doing solo performances featuring tunes from his 7 international CD releases plus other popular tunes.

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety will present “Campus Sustainability Week,” Oct. 23-29.

Activities are open to campus and the Morehead community.

Monday, Oct. 24, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day – Mondays are the busiest day for the Morehead Community Recycling Center and volunteers are needed to help sort material. Come anytime between 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. All volunteers who work at least one hour will receive a free Earthwise Eagles T-shirt and entered into a raffle for prizes.

Morehead State University

The 2016 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Breckinridge Hall on the campus of Morehead State University.

The conference, sponsored annually by the Morehead State Writing Project, is targeted to meet the needs of both creative writers as well as teachers of academic writing. Creative writing sessions on poetry, fiction, and nonfiction writing will be available.

For educators, the conference features sessions that address the needs of Primary, Secondary, and Post-secondary students.

Morehead State University

Jen Swearington and Leslie Pearson, two creative entrepreneurs, will lecture and host workshops on the Morehead State University campus.

Swearington, owner of Jennythreads, will visit Oct.  26 and 27.  Jennythreads is a handmade fashion company from Asheville, North Carolina.  Swearington designs her line of art-to-wear clothing out of the Jennythreads retail store, exhibits and sells nationally at retail and wholesale markets, and teaches fashion and surface design at acclaimed art and craft schools.

Within hours of each other, Lexington Police were called to three locations where shots had been fired.  Two of those calls ended with a fatality.

CentrePointe Developer Dudley Webb will have a new presentation to make to the Courthouse Area Design Review Board now that he’s made some changes to the project.

Delta Dental of Kentucky

  Access to oral health care has increased since 2001, yet more children face urgent dental needs, according to a new study co-released today by Delta Dental of Kentucky and Kentucky Youth Advocates. The report, Making Smiles Happen: 2016 Oral Health Study of Kentucky's Youth, presents findings of the first oral health surveillance study of Kentucky children in 15 years. The report was released today at the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare in Frankfort, Kentucky.

The Kentucky State Park Foundation has approved transportation grants for students at six schools who will be visiting state parks during the current school year. 

The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grant that allows students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. During the last two years, the program has awarded 34 grants allowing 2,064 Kentucky students to visit a state park.

Ghost Walk At White Hall Starts Oct. 20

Oct 20, 2016

White Hall State Historic Site will present the 23rd  theatrical production of “Ghost Walk, Ghosts & Goodbyes,” featuring the Eastern Kentucky University Theatre Department and alumni cast members from past productions starting Oct. 20. 

This long-running show is a must-see for history and theater buffs alike.  Each year the mansion, the Clay family and others relive a snippet of their lives for an informative and entertaining live production.

George Ella Lyon’s term as Kentucky Poet Laureate has only a few months remaining, but the Harlan County native’s story collection project, “‘Where I’m From’: A Poetry of Place,” will live beyond her tenure as the state’s literary ambassador.

Lyon’s goal with the project is to collect, from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties, individual stories fashioned on “Where I’m From,” her iconic 1993 poem that has been used as a model for poetry writing in communities around the world.


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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