Morehead State University will present the annual President’s Spring Concert on the Lawn Thursday, April 28, at the Adron Doran University Center Commons.

The event, which will begin at 5 p.m., is free and open to the public.

This year's entertainment will be a “Spring Pops Band Concert” directed by Dr. Joseph Scagnoli and Dr. Susan Creasap.

Additional information can be obtained by calling the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, at 877-690-4483 or 606-783-2033.

Mr. Peabody’s in Paradise Show

Apr 27, 2016

What do you do when bad things happen to someone you oppose? Health Matters has reflected on this over the past week, when a fire destroyed the local hookah bar and tanning center. On April 13, Peabody Coal Company filed for bankruptcy in the US, which means people in Kentucky have had an unfortunately good month. Join us for a detailed discussion of the reliability of health apps, the care provided in virtual visits, and a reminder of how to manage those nasty spring allergies.


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Kentucky State Parks

Interested in ghost hunting and paranormal investigations? Big Bone Lick State Historic Site in Boone County has just the thing.

The park and Kentucky Paranormal Research Activity Team (PART) will host four “ghost hunts” starting May 7. Participants will learn about the various facets of ghost hunting, become familiar with commonly used tools during the investigation, as well as park history.

Ghost hunters will go inside the Big Bone Methodist Church and visit two historic cemeteries on park grounds. The program runs from 8 p.m. to midnight and cameras are welcome.

MSU Athletics

The Morehead State women's golf team finished in fourth place at the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Women's Championship. The Eagles have now finished fifth or better in each of the past eight years, since the program was reestablished in 2008. Seven times they have finished fourth or better and they won the OVC Championship in 2011.

MSU Athletics

Morehead State senior right-hander Matt Anderson has been named to the watch list for National Pitcher of the Year. The award is presented by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.

Anderson hails from McDonough, Ga. The award, sponsored by Diamond, will be presented on July 2 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the annual Night of Champions event.

Anderson ranks in the top 10 nationally in strikeouts (78) and strikeouts per nine innings (14). He ranks second in the OVC in Ks, only one behind Southeast Missouri's Joey Lucchesi, who is also on the watch list.

This weekend, an eastern Kentucky park is welcoming guests to enjoy the simple wonders of nature. Morehead State Public Radio’s Jordan Simonson has more…

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U.S. Natural Gas Production Climbs High in 2015

Apr 17, 2016

Natural gas production is up according to new figures just released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Heirloom Foods vs GMO: Why The Debate?

Apr 17, 2016

There’s a growing trend across the country — folks are looking for more local foods. Here in Appalachia we’ve got a reputation for being able to survive. Many families have gotten by with a garden in their backyard.  Not everybody here makes a living mining coal. On this week’s episode of Inside Appalachia, we’re going to take a look at some of the benefits and challenges of farming.


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