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The annual aerospace industry day “IF Aerospace” was hosted by Morehead State University and the Innovation Network at the Morehead Conference Center on Wednesday, April 19. 

The idea behind the event is to bring aerospace companies in Kentucky together with state government and with research centers and universities to discuss the future of the aerospace industry in the Commonwealth.  Aerospace is the number one economic driver in the state, surpassing $10.8 billion in 2016.

‘Take Back Day’ slated for April 29

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Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a “Take Back Day,” Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The event gives the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

MSU Athletics

Adrian "A.J." Hicks, a 6-foot-1 guard from Columbia State Community College has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

Hicks will be a junior during the 2017-18 school year.

Kentucky Patients Depend on Blood Donors

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kybloodcenter.org

Blood transfusion are need by many Kentuckians.  Cancer patients, for instance, often require blood transfusions to help rebuild their blood supply during cancer treatments.  Trauma patients need blood immediately to get them stable.  Those with blood disorders like sickle cell anemia may also require transfusions, and organ transplants and other surgeries can’t happen unless blood is readily available.

BSCTC celebrates Earth Day

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BSCTC

Big Sandy Community and Technical College’s (BSCTC) Human Services program and Community Garden held an Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 22 on its Prestonsburg campus.

Rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of volunteers and visitors to the celebration, which included demonstrations on how to make potting soil, recycling, battery recycling, small-scale gardening and other sustainable efforts to better take care of the earth.

Morehead State Athletics

Emanuel "Trell" Thompson, a 6-foot-4 guard from Southwest Mississippi Community College has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men's basketball program.

Thompson will be a junior during the 2017-18 school year.

Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society will crisscross the Commonwealth to dedicate five historical markers in May.

Here is the schedule:

May 4, Walton CCC Camp Bean Ridge, 1 p.m., 30 School Road, Walton

Civilian Conservation Corps company 3541 opened in 1935 in Walton. The 200 men stationed there specialized in soil conservation. They trained local farmers in contour farming, crop rotation and strip cropping; planted trees; built fences; and developed farm management plans. They also provided relief during the 1937 Ohio River flood.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its spring public auction of surplus and confiscated items May 1 at department headquarters in Frankfort.

Surplus auction items include Polarkraft and Alumacraft boats, Mercury boat motors, four-wheel-drive Chevy, Ford and Dodge trucks, a Case track-hoe, office equipment and more. Bidding on surplus items is open to everyone.

Softball's Kylie Holton named OVC Player of the Week

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Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State softball junior Kylie Holton has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Health Matters takes this opportunity to make fun of our co-medical host Shelley Irving during her bout with the shingles. Starting with chickenpox and shingles, we talk about salt in your diet, bats on your salad, the dangers of gray hair, and wearable sensors for your mother.

Tip: The American heart Association recommends you limit your salt to 1500 mg daily. This is hard to do.

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