Prompted by our visit to the Rowan County Fiscal Court to listen to the debate over supporting legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky, this show includes a discussion of the alarming lack of scientific data on marijuana, skepticism over recent research on cleaning products and emphysema, and the benefits of cold water.

Tip: Women experience heart attacks differently than men. The pain is more likely to be in the jaw, neck, arms, or between the shoulder blades, and women were nearly twice as likely to perceive the problem as anxiety.

A new business in downtown Morehead is focused on healthy living.  W-M-K-Y’s Payton Stewart files this report. 


March 6, 2018 -- Edward Peter Leo McMahon, Jr., was born on March 6, 1923, in Detroit, Michigan. After WWII, Ed McMahon started his entertainment career in radio, later moving onto TV and his role at Johnny Carson's side on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, where he would become a fixture for the next three decades, keeping American viewers laughing with his banter and on-air personality.


March 5, 2018 -- Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Norris Jr. was an American journalist and sometime novelist during the Progressive Era, whose fiction was predominantly in the naturalist genre.

Movie Poster Shop

  • Five Minute Mystery (Command Performance)
  • 20th Century Fox Is On The Air (Alexander’s Ragtime Band)
  • Broadway Is My Beat  

Advantage News

Interstate motorists should watch for lane closures along 10 miles of I-64 in Bath County during the next several months for a $1.2 million bridge painting project.

Beginning Saturday, March 3, contractors will close one lane of I-64 westbound across the I-64 bridge that spans Slate Creek at mile marker 118 while crews paint the steel beams underneath.

Walle Larsson

Mar 2, 2018
Walle Larsson

Sunday Night Jazz Showcase

Program #200 (March 4 at 8:00 p.m.)

Morehead State University has a service that some students might not be aware of. WMKY's Kenzie Thompson has the story...


March 2, 2018 -- John Cullum is an American actor and singer. He has appeared in many stage musicals and dramas, including Shenandoah and On the Twentieth Century, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for each.

Daily Independent

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on March 1, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Matt Sparks, Rowan County Sheriff.

Introduction provided by Jami Hornbuckle, President, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

Thanks to the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.  


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