Report: More Investment Needed in Water Infrastructure

Mar 27, 2017
Public News Service

A new report from the Value of Water Campaign outlines the major economic impact investments in the nation's water infrastructure could have.

Many of the country's water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems have been in place for more than a century, and the report shows Kentucky is in the region with the greatest needs. Radhika Fox, director of the Value of Water Campaign, said investments are meeting only a third of the nation's needs.

ER Use Remains Steady in Kentucky

Mar 27, 2017
Public News Service

One of the projected benefits of the Affordable Care Act was a decreased demand on emergency rooms in states like Kentucky. But three years after the ACA was implemented, the number of visits remains generally the same.

That is according to a new report from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. While their findings may be disappointing to some, Ben Chandler, president and CEO of the Foundation, said old habits can die hard.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

The Council on Postsecondary Education is pleased to announce the first cohort of faculty for the Academic Leadership Development Institute (ALDI). The purpose of ALDI is to create a professional learning community of early career, underrepresented minority faculty who are interested in future administrative leadership positions.

Campus provosts nominated candidates for the yearlong initiative based on the following criteria: fewer than seven years’ experience in the profession, demonstrated leadership ability, interest in advancement, and dedication to their teaching craft.

Morehead State Athletics

Trailing 2-0 in the seventh inning, Morehead State softball rallied for four runs in the top of the inning to down Murray State, 4-2, on Sunday afternoon.

In the first game, the Eagles fell, 5-1.

With the split, Morehead State's record moves to 18-9 overall and 2-2 in OVC play.

Morehead State Athletics

Morehead State sophomore Farah Abdulkarim set a school 5K record (14:24.12) at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday afternoon.

MSU Athletics

Sophomore Niko Hulsizer and senior Michael Patrick each homered twice and drove in six runs apiece to help the Mo

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional (SCR) is pleased to announce the addition of Alisha M. Clemons, APRN, to our medical staff. Clemons is seeing and accepting new patients at our Morehead Medical Specialists location.

Clemons received her Associate Degree of Nursing from Morehead State University and her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. Prior to becoming a family nurse practitioner, she worked as an RN for over seven years at Saint Joseph Mt. Sterling and Kentucky Children’s Hospital.

New Federal Law to Affect the 2018 Boating Season

Mar 27, 2017
National Park Service

The Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation is alerting boaters of a recent change in federal law regarding the registration and renewal process for vessels.

Beginning January 2018, boat owners will need to verify all Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) when renewing or applying for new registrations. All HIN registrations must be valid and formatted correctly in order to be compliant with the new law.

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

Spring turkey hunting is slipping into position before daybreak and sitting still as the sun eases over the hills.

It is breaking the silence with a call and getting a response that sends a shock of excitement down your spine. It is coaxing a love-struck gobbler closer and keeping your wits as it struts into range.

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