Rosa's Lounge

Mike Wheeler Band – Turn Up! (Delmark)

Lurrie Bell – Can’t Shake This Feeling (Delmark)

Vaneese Thomas – The Long Journey Home (Segue)

William Bell – This Is Where I Live (Stax)

Big Jon Atkinson & Bob Corritore – House Party at Big Jon’s (Delta Groove)

Mavis Staples – Livin’ On a High Note (Anti)

Curtis Salgado – The Beautiful Lowdown (Alligator)

Sammy Eubanks – Sugar Me (Underworld)

Lil’ Ed & Blues Imperials – The Big Sound (Alligator)

Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep (Redwing)

Americana Music Show

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #85 (December 2 at 8:00PM)

Americana singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier exploded onto the scene in 1999 following her self-released sophomore effort, Drag Queens in Limousines. The album, which garnered her a Crossroads Silver Star and a four-star rating in Rolling Stone, had critics comparing her self-described "country noir" to the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine, and, not surprisingly, Lucinda Williams. The success of Drag Queens led to main-stage shows at festivals around the country and multiple tours in Europe.

Governor Matt Bevin says he'll do something about gun violence in Lexington and Louisville. The governor made the pledge at a press conference Tuesday. MSPR's Ashley Chapman has details...

Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair Set for Dec. 3

Dec 1, 2016
Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Kentucky Folk Art Center will host its annual Appalachian Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at the Laughlin Health Building, on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 9a.m. to 4 p.m.

With more than 100 artists and crafts people from Kentucky and other states, arts and craft fair is the largest and most diverse event of its kind in the region.

December Financial Aid Tip

Dec 1, 2016

Here are some tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA):

•   Check with the financial aid offices of the schools to which you’ve applied to determine if they require any forms other than the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

•   File the FAFSA if you haven’t already done so.

Haggard Hawks

Highlights of the 7th Annual (2016) Rowan County Masters Spelling Bee on Morehead State Public Radio. Recorded by WMKY on November 18th at Coffee Tree Books in Morehead, Kentucky, the event is also a fundraiser to support A Storybook Christmas, providing new books for children and young adults in Rowan County. For more information on A Storybook Christmas, call the MSU Adult Learning Center at 606-783-2871. Special thanks to Coffee Tree Books, The Fuzzy Duck Coffee Shop and the emcee for the program, Grant Alden.

Montgomery Moves No. 16 WVU Past Morehead State

Dec 1, 2016

A stellar performance from senior center Lanay Montgomery propelled the No. 16/17-ranked West Virginia University women’s basketball team to a 94-53 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday evening at the WVU Coliseum.

MSU Athletics

Sophomore guard Malik Maitlandscored 18 points and dished out seven assists as Morehead State men

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional is proud to announce the addition of Whitney Thomas, MS, PA-C, to our medical staff. Thomas is now seeing and accepting new patients at St. Claire Regional Family Medicine in Morehead.

Thomas, a nationally certified physician assistant, received her medical degree from the University of Kentucky and her bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University. Thomas completed multiple clinical rotations, including one with St. Claire Regional’s Emergency Services Department.

East Kentuckians are no strangers to harsh winter weather, having dealt with multiple winter storms in recent years.  While it's been mild recently, now is the time to prepare for the annual return of cold and snow.  The National Weather Service offices that serve the state of Kentucky along with the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee have designated December 1-7 as Winter Weather Awareness Week across the Commonwealth. 


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