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Feature Reports

Feature: Missions Veterans Protected Initiative

Feb 14, 2018

Attorney General Andy Beshear and AARP Kentucky and partners launched a project as part of a “scam alerts” initiative.  WMKY’s Kenzie Thompson has the story...

TheMoreheadNews.com

State and local leaders are celebrating a milestone in education and economic investment, as the inaugural semester kicks off at the new Rowan campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.  WMKY’s Arlo Barnette has more…

thepricesisters.com

The Price Sisters, graduates of MSU’s Center for Traditional Music, are releasing their first full-length album on Rebel Records. WMKY’s Jacob Lindberg reports…

www.rowan.k12.ky.us

A beloved baseball coach was inducted into the Rowan County Alumni Hall of fame.  Leeann Akers was there and files this report...

Terry Prather / Ledger Independent

A local recycling center has received a new machine that could open up more environmental opportunities. WMKY's Chas Jenkins has the story...

The West Carter football team has a familiar face as it's new head football coach. WMKY's Braxton Howard has the story...

Morehead State University

A summer program at Morehead State University is accepting applications...WMKY's Bryan Courtney has the story...

parks.ky.gov

All facilities at Greenbo Lake State Park are back up and running. WMKY's Sean Delaney has more...

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The ice and snow that hit the region this week kept many people in their homes...and that affects local businesses. Leeann Akers files this report...

Carter Caves State Resort Park

The 9th Annual Winter Adventure Weekend is on its way to Carter Caves. MSPR's Chas Jenkins has more...

npr.org

To herald in the New Year, we here at WMKY have adopted the NPR program "Latino USA" to replace a departing weekend show. Arlo Barnette has details...

WKYT

Morehead community leaders held a forum on diversity and inclusion in response to an incident of racially-charged vandalism. WMKY's Jacob Lindberg reports...

Feature: Pride Forum and AIDS Memorial Quilt Display

Oct 4, 2017

The first week of October is Morehead State Pride Week and with that comes many events centered on diversity and inclusion. WMKY's Logan Pemberton has the story...

A documentary featuring the history of Morehead State University has its first public on-campus screening. WMKY's Jacob Lindberg reports...

L. Hamm

Morehead natives living in southwest Florida are waiting to hear about the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on their home. Leeann Akers has the story...

Morehead State University

Some of Morehead State University's community took time Monday to reflect on the tragic events that took place on September 11th, 2001. Ellen Barnette has more...

 

Members of the Public Pension Oversight Board heard findings and recommendations from an audit performed by the PFM Group on Monday about what can be done to fix the pension crisis in Kentucky. Leeann Akers has the story....

The Appalachian region is falling behind in nearly every major health indicator. WMKY’s Jacob Lindberg reports…

Feature: Eclipse Party

Aug 22, 2017
Morehead State University

Hundreds of people gathered for an eclipse party on the lawn of the Space Science Center at Morehead State University. Leeann Akers was there... 

www.rowanfair.net

The Rowan County fair kicks off today west of Morehead. Leeann Akers has the story...

msueagles.com

The Morehead State football team is just three weeks away from kicking off the 2017 season. MSPR's Braxton Howard has more on the Eagles...

Morehead News

The Morehead Writing Project has received a $20,000 grant that will help students in four school districts prepare for college. Leeann Akers has the story...

www.cartercountyfair.org

The annual county fair kicks off Monday at the Carter County Fairgrounds. Leeann Akers has the story...

Feature: Storm Cleanup

Jul 25, 2017
WCPO.com

Two Kentucky counties are working to clean up flood and wind damage after Saturday night's storms. Leeann Akers has the story...

kyforward.com

A new nature preserve in Lewis County is open to the public. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has more...

bugguide.net

The deer population in Ashland has become a point of concern and some contention in the community. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has details...

Kentucky State Parks

Two years after a forced closure, the Jesse Stuart Lodge at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park has reopened its doors. MSPR's Ashley Davidson has the story...

The National Science Foundation has awarded Morehead State University with a large grant. MSPR's Ellen Barnette has the story...

A prestigious journalism program that documents life and culture in Kentucky is coming to Morehead in October. MSPR's Jacob Lindberg reports...

After flooding in 2010 and the steady economic downfall of the eastern Kentucky region, Greenup County is making a comeback. MSPR's Ashley Davidson has the story... 

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