WMKY Feature Reports

Feature Reports

Joshua Grandison

Last Friday’s decision by the Supreme Court struck down state bans on Same-Sex marriage across the nation. While many local governments are complying with the ruling, several are refusing, including our local County Clerk. MSPR’s Joshua Grandison reports on Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who has stopped issuing marriage licenses altogether…


The convenience of an online education has become a huge selling point for many universities, including Morehead State. Carly Sanders from the office of Communication and Marketing, tells us how the MSU English Department is helping to set the national standard in virtual learning.

Feature: History on Wheels

Jun 25, 2015

There’s a new way to get your history lessons from the Kentucky Historical Society, and it’s pulling into a parking lot near you. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more. 

Feature: Summer Eye Protection

Jun 10, 2015

This summer is sure to bring the heat and sunshine, and while you’re protecting your skin from the harmful rays be sure to protect your eyes too. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson as more…

Feature: Fleming Fire Station Dedication

Jun 3, 2015
City of Flemingsburg

Flemingsburg's new Byron-Henderson Memorial Fire Station hosted an open house over the weekend. MSPR's Joshua Grandison was there to tour the facility...

Feature: MSU Awards Phil Simms Honorary Degree

May 15, 2015

Often times the best things in life are worth the wait. Such is the case for legendary NFL quarterback and Morehead State University alum Phil Simms. David Patrick has the story...

Feature: 4K For Cancer

May 15, 2015

A Lexington man is taking part in a cross-county bike ride for charity in honor of a classmate who couldn’t finish hers.   MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…


An official with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development is urging the state’s small businesses to take advantage of a powerful tool to help them grow. MSPR’s Arlo Barnette has more…

Feature: Women’s Leadership

May 13, 2015

Community leadership rolls aren’t just for the men anymore. A women’s leadership conference took place in Frankfort and offered advice for stepping up and taking charge in the community. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has the story…

Feature: Kentucky Craft Beer

May 6, 2015

Craft beers are gaining popularity across the country, and Kentucky is no exception. But in the land of bourbon how are these breweries making themselves known? MSPR’s Patrick Davis has the story…

Next week is finals week at Morehead State University, and this year the school is looking at ways to cut down waste as students head home. MSPR's Arlo Barnette has more...

Morehead State University President and First Lady Dr. Wayne and Sue Andrews hosted their annual Concert On The Lawn.

Feature: White Nose Syndrome

Apr 23, 2015
National Park Service

A new species has been added to the list of endangered bats and it has officials at Carter Caves State Resort Park on alert. MSPR's Jordan Simonson reports... 

Morehead State University hosted the 2015 Celebration of Student Scholarship at the Adron Doran University Center.

Morehead State University professors often split their time between the classroom and the field. MSPR's Samantha Morrill spoke to one professor who just finished up a new project.

Feature: Kentucky Blood Center

Apr 15, 2015

Kentucky has a program that lets state residents help improve the lives of their neighbors by donating blood. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: Business Incubator

Apr 8, 2015

Entrepreneurs have the opportunity to launch their ideas into successful businesses with the help of a new Rowan County operation. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more... 

Feature: MSU Theatre Presents Cabaret

Apr 1, 2015

The MSU Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance invites you to the Lucille Caudill Little Theatre this week for the story of Cliff Bradshaw, an American who finds himself in 1930s Berlin and who gets involved with Sally Bowles, the featured entertainer at the Kit Kat Club. Its Cabaret, and MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...

Officials of Morehead State University along with members of its Board of Regents, local and state legislators broke ground today (Thursday, March 19) for three new projects with a total estimated cost of $48.3 million.

Feature: Kentucky Business Opportunities in Canada

Mar 19, 2015

Governor Steve Beshear is heading north of the border this Spring, and he wants Kentucky businesses to join him on the hunt for expanded opportunities. MSPR's Joshua Grandison has more...



Feature: Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 17, 2015

With college basketball's March Madness heating up, Kentuckians are being reminded that March is national problem gambling awareness month. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: ACTC Costumes Lost

Feb 24, 2015
Mike James, The Independent

Ashland Community and Technical College lost more than a building to asbestos this past month. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...

Feature: Measles Vaccinations

Feb 13, 2015

Measles, once on the brink of annihilation in the United States, has made a comeback recently...largely due to people opting out of the vaccination. MSPR's Joshua Grandison spoke with several local experts about why...

Feature: Body Mass Index

Feb 11, 2015

For those trying to lose weight, a physician says there are more important numbers to watch besides the one on the scale. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has more…

Feature: Railroad and History Museum

Feb 9, 2015

Progress is chugging along at Morehead’s freight station building as a new railroad and history museum is taking shape. MSPR’s Jordan Simonson has the story…

Feature: Winter Adventure Weekend

Jan 21, 2015

Carter Caves State Resort Park is hosting its sixth annual Winter Adventure Weekend. MSPR's Jordan Simsonson has the story...


Feature: KY FAME

Jan 21, 2015

Kentucky is offering a new form of secondary education to students that allow them to get their degrees, along with hands-on experience, while incurring little to no debt. MSPR's Jordan Simonson has more...


Feature: MSU Walk On

Dec 18, 2014

While the life of some college basketball players can sometimes be glamorous...for others, the road to stardom is a little rockier. Chuck Mraz reports...

Morehead State University has a wide range of graduate programs are available to you, with 76 graduate degree programs, plus 42 graduate level non-degree programs that are designed especially for professional educators.

Morehead State University honored more than 600 degree candidates during its 2014 Fall Commencement.