United States Air Force Band to Perform in Morehead

Mar 15, 2017
Morehead State University

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band represents the professionalism and excellence found every day throughout the Air Force. This diverse, 45-piece ensemble’s repertoire ranges from symphonic band masterworks, to traditional marches, to modern compositions, to pops and jazz.

During a concert, you are likely to hear stirring works from contemporary composers as well as the familiar sounds of John Philip Sousa or Major Glenn Miller. The band also features talented vocal soloists, performing a wide variety of popular, classical, and patriotic selections.

Morehead State Athletics

The Morehead State football program has announced its spring practice schedule. The Eagles are scheduled for 14 on-field sessions in March and April, leading up to the annual spring game, sponsored by Aramark, on Saturday, April 22.

More than 60 players from the 2016 squad are expected to return for spring workouts, to be joined by several mid-year transfers from two-year or four-year schools. Athletes are going through individual workouts and off-season conditioning currently.

Kentucky Air Guardsmen Return From Iraq

Mar 15, 2017

Twenty-three Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard returned home from Iraq early this morning,
concluding a two-month deployment during which they managed an airfield crucial to coalition military operations.

Morehead State Athletics

Dovonte Edwards, who possesses seven years of professional football playing experience - including four in the National Football League, has joined the Morehead State Football coaching staff as the defensive backs coach and co-special teams coordinator.

Edwards played five years in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants and Detroit Lions. He also played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. In his rookie season in 2005, he returned one of Green Bay Packers' quarterback Brett Favre's passes for a touchdown on Monday Night Football.

St. Claire Foundation

The St. Claire Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2017 Richard J. Bausch Family Scholarship and the Sister Mary Jeannette Wess, SND, Scholarship. The application deadline for both scholarships is May 26.

The Bausch scholarship is an annual $1,000 award intended to assist a college student from Appalachia who is pursuing a health sciences degree. To qualify, an applicant must be a pre-professional health sciences student enrolled in a community/technical college or university program and a resident of an Appalachian county as defined by the federal government.

Kentucky Attorney General's Office

Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board announced the availability of grant funding for child sexual abuse prevention programs across the state.

The board, which is administered by the Office of the Attorney General, is responsible for allocating funding from the Child Victims’ Trust Fund. It is statutorily created under Kentucky law as a 170(c)(1) nonprofit organization.


The Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) Library Seminar Series will host its annual Women’s History Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 24 on the Prestonsburg campus.

The event is free and is open to the public.

Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the atrium of the Magoffin Building. The event will feature a variety of presentations, including:

• Dr. Shirley Thomas — Morbid, Injurious and Toxic Fashion Throughout History

• Professor Mike Austin — Social Media and the Pursuit of Happiness


When American Metal Works moved in machinery to launch its incubation site on the Mayo campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC), they had a lot of wood available from the pallets that housed the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinery it purchased.

That was just another opportunity for the company and the college to collaborate.

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

St. Claire Regional (SCR) provided $14.7 million in community benefits to its service region last fiscal year, according to its 2016 Community Benefit Report.

“Community benefit activities are an integral part of St. Claire Regional’s mission and vision,” said Tom Lewis, St. Claire Foundation Executive Director. “They focus on collaboration and improving the health and well-being of our region in ways that go above and beyond what would be expected of any healthcare provider.”


If you have problems with your feet or you are looking for ways to keep your feet happy, join St. Claire Regional (SCR) Family Medical Supply for a FREE foot health event Monday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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