WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

Feature: Win The Day

Apr 21, 2016

The Morehead State football team going through its spring practices. With the regular season still four months away, head coach Rob Tenyer is telling the eagles to “Win Each Day”.  MSPR’s Nathan Gutierrez has more…

Feature: Climbing Money

Apr 21, 2016

A recent study has shown tourism and revenue in eastern Kentucky has been helped by an unlikely group of people. Morehead State Public Radio’s Jordan Simonson has the story…

Another Morehead Film Challenge Weekend has come and gone. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has the story...

Feature: Carter Caves Wildflower Pilgrimage

Apr 21, 2016

This weekend, an eastern Kentucky park is welcoming guests to enjoy the simple wonders of nature. Morehead State Public Radio’s Jordan Simonson has more…

Kentucky's first Republican caucus took place over the weekend, and MSPR's Tanner Boyd brings us a report on the area's experience.

Feature: Pension Problems

Mar 3, 2016

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has compiled a guide for citizens to learn, and hopefully help fix, a major problem that's plaguing the Commonwealth. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

The 17th annual Big Sandy Women’s Business Symposium was held at the Wilkinson Stumbo Convention Center in Prestonsburg. MSPR’s Samantha Morrill tells us what the experience was like.

Feature: Petition for Alcohol Sales on Campus

Feb 25, 2016

Morehead State University’s Student Government Association is hoping to convince the university to permit limited alcohol sales on campus.  MSPR’s Ashley Chapman has more…

Feature: MSU in Space

Feb 22, 2016

Morehead State University's Space Science Program is at work on a major project with NASA. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has more...

Feature: MSU Baseball 2016 Preview

Feb 15, 2016
MSU Athletics

Opening day for the Morehead State Baseball team is right around the corner and the Eagles are looking to build on their OVC championship season of a year ago… MSPR’s Michael Gustin has the story…

Feature: Heating Assistance Program

Feb 15, 2016

As another wave of winter weather steams toward the Commonwealth, Kentucky Utilities has announced it is offering a heating assistance program. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…

Feature: Heart Cards

Feb 15, 2016

With Valentine’s Day decorations having replaced Frosty and Santa on the store shelves, an Eastern Kentucky public library is busy creating their own heart-felt gifts for this holiday of love. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…   

Some students at Morehead State University are getting some unique opportunities in the field of music and sound engineering.  Morehead State Public Radio’s Tanner Boyd has the story.

Feature: "Hits King"

Jan 26, 2016

It may not be Cooperstown, but Major League Baseball “Hits King” Pete Rose will be inducted into another of the game’s Hall of Fame this Summer. MSPR’s Michael Gustin has the story…

Feature: Back in Time

Jan 19, 2016
Rowan County Arts Center

A fourth installment in a series of historical productions about Rowan County will debut this weekend at the county arts center. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has the story…

Friends, family, coworkers and students gathered at the MSU farm last Thursday to posthumously honor a former farm manager and dedicate a new student facility, Lundergan Hall. MSPR's Samantha Morrill has that story...

Feature: New Morehead City Clerk

Oct 29, 2015

The city of Morehead has a new City Clerk on duty. MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports...

Feature: MSU Fall Baseball

Oct 21, 2015
Larry Gooding

MSU Baseball is out to prove a point this season...MSPR's Jarrod Wesley reports...

Feature: Westboro Rally

Oct 20, 2015
John Flavell

Members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church picketed against gay marriage and adultery Monday on the Morehead State University campus. MSPR’s Dan Conti reports…

Feature: Drone Crash

Oct 5, 2015
University of Kentucky

The crash of a drone outside UK's Commonwealth Stadium last month has some Kentucky Transportation officials concerned about the possible dangers the small, unmanned crafts may have on air travel in the Commonwealth. MSPR's Arlo Barnette takes a closer look...

Feature: Geothermal Energy

Sep 29, 2015

One park in Kentucky is doing its part to make the Earth a cleaner place to live. MSPR's Jarrod Wesley has more...

The city of Morehead may see some changes to its downtown, if comments discussed at a public visioning meeting succeed in shaping the Main Street area. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has details...

Feature: Project Graduate Week

Sep 29, 2015

Project Graduate is going on this week in Kentucky. MSPR's Michael Gustin has the details...

Feature: Go Noodle

Sep 25, 2015

There's a new program designed to get students active in their classrooms and McBrayer Elementary in Morehead is the newest school to join in. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has the story...

Feature: Growing Number Of Joint Replacements

Sep 22, 2015

The number of people needing joint replacements is growing substantially and a Kentucky orthopedic surgeon has some advice for how to keep from joining that group…. MSPR’s Michael Gustin has the story…

Feature: Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Sep 22, 2015

Morehead State University is half way into a six week competition that encourages people to get outside. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…

Feature: Drawn From The Gospel

Sep 16, 2015
John Flavell

A Morehead man is combining his passion for art with his religion. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has the story...


Feature: Juvenile Justice System

Aug 20, 2015

A new state law is changing the way Kentucky schools will handle minor students who commit status offenses, such as truancy and underage drinking. MSPR’s Joshua Grandison has more…

Morehead State University welcomed more than 1,200 new students to campus during its Move-In Day activities.

Morehead State University rolled out the red carpet for 60 high school students enrolling at the brand new Craft Academy.